Faculty for Tomorrow Workshop for Residents

May 1, 2021 • New Orleans, LA

This free full-day preconference workshop, created by the STFM Faculty for Tomorrow Task Force and hosted by the STFM Graduate Medical Education Committee, is for residents and fellows who are interested in careers in academic family medicine. The workshop will include inspiring stories from family medicine leaders, guided self-assessment, breakout sessions on key teaching and academic skills, a career-planning panel discussion, and a leadership training session. Get the knowledge and skills you need to succeed and thrive as new faculty.

Registration for the 2021 workshop will be available through the 2021 Annual Spring Conference registration page. Registration for the full STFM conference is not required to attend the workshop. Attendance will be limited to 100.

Faculty for Tomorrow Resident Scholarship

The STFM Foundation offers scholarships to residents who are interested in pursuing careers in academic family medicine. The award of $750 is intended to help cover travel expenses for attending the Faculty for Tomorrow Workshop. 

Due to the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 scholarship recipients will roll over to participate at the 2021 Annual Spring Conference. Applications for the 2022 scholarship will be accepted in Fall 2021.

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On completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the personal and professional rewards as well as the challenges that come with being faculty in family medicine
  2. List the top pearls of clinical teaching and describe practical strategies for success in academia
  3. Give effective feedback to learners and write a winning CV
  4. Describe the organizational structure of academic medicine and how to apply for a faculty position

Workshop Schedule

8:00 – 8:20      Welcome and Self-Assessment
8:20 – 9:00      Presentation: Careers in Academic Medicine
9:00 – 12:30    Breakout Sessions
12:30 – 1:30    Lunch on your own
1:30 – 2:30      Leadership Styles 
2:30 – 3:00      Group Discussion and Evaluation

Faculty for Tomorrow is supported by the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation and the STFM Foundation.


Contact Emily Walters at ewalters@stfm.org or at 913.800.5677 for more information.

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