Fellowships

STFM Medical Editing Fellowship

The STFM Medical Editing Fellowship provides one faculty member a yearlong experience with the editorial and publishing teams at Family Medicine. Through this part-time, virtual fellowship, early or mid-career faculty receive coaching and hands-on experience to improve their skills in writing, reviewing, and editing scientific papers. The fellowship begins in June.

Benefits

STFM’s Medical Editing Fellowship provides new faculty with hands-on experience at the Family Medicine journal. You'll:

  • Identify the characteristics and value of of well-written research papers and narrative essays, and practice evaluating submissions.
  • Experience the manuscript submission process and become expert in using the journal’s editorial software system
  • Act as an assistant editor by selecting peer reviewers, following-up reviews, and writing professional decision letters
  •  Go behind the scenes to understand what happens between acceptance and publication
  • Gain an appreciation for the core ethical principles that guide the operation of scientific journals
  • Improve medical writing skills

Contact Us

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Deadlines

November 18: Proposals Due for the STFM Project Fund

December 2: Statement of Interest for 2020 Foundation Board of Trustee positions due

December 20: Deadline to apply to be CERA Mentor Director

December 30: Early Registration for the Conference on Medical Student Education Ends 

January 2: Deadline to Submit Works-in-progress Posters