The STFM New Faculty Scholars Scholarship Webinar series was developed as part of the STFM Foundation New Faculty Scholars Program, which develops leadership and scholarship skills in a cohort of early career faculty. The webinars were originally presented directly to the New Faculty Scholars, but the entire series is now available to the STFM membership for free.
Manorama Mocherla Khare, PhD, MS, as part of the Scholarly Coaching arm of the New Faculty Scholars, along with Suzanne Minor, MD, FAAFP, Foundation Trustee, developed and coordinated the webinar series to be relevant and inclusive across academic or community family practice settings and applicable regardless of prior experience with scholarship.
Faculty leaders across the country generously provided the webinar content on the potential for and practical aspects of scholarship in an academic family medicine career. Click on the tabs below to view webinar recordings and resources.
September 17, 2020 | Presenter: John Frey, III, MD
In this webinar, John Frey, III, MD, offers guidance for early and mid-career faculty on how to align their scholarly work with their academic career and unique interests and skills.
Content covered in the session includes:
How the type of institution determines the type of training
How to build a career anchor
Determinants of an academic career
Turning your Presentation into a Publication
October 9, 2020 | Presenter: Suzanne Minor, MD, FAAFP
Suzanne Minor, MD, FAAFP, talks about how to turn a presentation into a publication through understanding the types of scholarship, noting the required elements of submission, and organizing submission for the correct journal.
Objectives for the session :
Recognize that using a scholarly approach will build a foundation for transforming work into presentations and publication
Recognize that Glassick's Criteria can be used to assess scholarship and is a framework for creating one's own scholarship
Create a SMART plan for your next step in working on your own scholarship
Thinking About Publication: Advice from Family Medicine Journal Editors
December 2, 2020 | Presenters: Christopher P. Morley, PhD, MA, CAS & John Saultz, MD
PRiMER and Family Medicine journal editors Christopher P. Morley, PhD, MA, CAS & John Saultz, MD, give advice on how to prepare for publication. They cover practical tips on how to think about the purpose of your manuscript, identify the appropriate journal, understand journal guidelines, respond to a reviewer, publication timelines, and more.
Combining Scholarship and Advocacy
November 12, 2020 | Presenter: Tanya Anim-Fowler, MD, FAAFP
Tanya Anim-Fowler, MD, FAAFP, describes how local and national advocacy work can be turned into scholarly work. Areas such as population medicine, social determinants of health, systemic racism and more can all be developed into presentations or publications, in part through collaboration with professional associations.
Objectives for this session are that learners will be able to:
Cite the ACGME requires for faculty scholarly activity
List their passions which they can turn into ideas for scholarly work
Develop a plan to pursue their advocacy work
Prepare manuscripts, posters, or other publications to publicize their advocacy work
Bringing Scholarship to Quality Improvement and Clinical Innovation Efforts
January 21, 2021 | Presenter: Sally Kraft, MD, MPH
Sally Kraft, MD, MPH, delineates key differences between traditional research and quality improvement efforts while explaining how to produce scholarly work from your quality improvement. Excellent quality improvement empowers action while fixing and improving something in the real world.
March 18, 2021 | Presenter: Richard Roberts, MD, JD, FAAFP, FCLM
Richard Roberts, MD, JD, FAAFP, FCLM, describes the challenges of research in terms of strategy and influence. He covers the types of leaders and decision-making styles and describes the key aspects of transformational leadership.
The Scholarly Mindset
January 2022 | Presenter: Suzanne Minor, MD
In this webinar, Suzanne Minor, MD, offers guidance for early and mid-career faculty desiring to participate in scholarship in their academic careers.
Content covered in this session includes:
Identifying the barriers to scholarship
Defining the types of scholarship
Finding a research mentor
Practical tips for participating scholarship
Publishing with Efficiency
February 2022 | Presenter: Nancy Pandhi, MD, MPH, PhD
In this webinar, Nancy Pandhi, MD, MPH, PhD, gives resources for publishing your academic writing including choosing a journal and finalizing your project for submission. Dr Pandhi also provides practical resources for those looking to start a project of their own or assemble a writing team.
Questions to consider:
What audience is interested in the conversation I want to have?
How quickly do I want to get this in print?
What is my tolerance of rejection?
Do I have resources to pay for open access journals?
Aligning Scholarship with our Work (2022)
March 2022 | Presenter: John Frey, MD
John Frey, MD, speaks on the importance of developing a career anchor to align your scholarly work with your unique interests, skills, and academic career goals.
Questions to consider:
How the type of institution determines the type of training?
How to build a career anchor?
What may be acting as a determinant to your academic career?
Approaching Research Design: Practical Steps and Considerations
April 2022 | Presenter: Nancy Pandhi, MD, MPH, PhD
In this webinar, Nancy Pandhi, MD, MPH, PhD, discusses the scholarly mindset necessary to design a research project. Dr Pandhi also compares the potential methodologies for conducting research.
Creating interesting and answerable research questions
Practical tips for completing a literature review
Comparing study designs
How to Build Research Skills with CERA
June 2022 | Presenter: Heather Paladine, MD, MEd
In this webinar, Heather Paladine, MD, MEd, shares the vision and mission of CERA to provide excellent family medicine research and provide training and mentorship in educational research roles. She gives practical tips for the proposal process for contributing questions to a CERA survey.
Overview of the five CERA surveys
Examples of CERA survey topics
The CERA proposal process
Developing a good research question and hypothesis
Patience, Persistence, and Partnership: Stories of Two Seminal Articles in Family Medicine Research
January 2023 | Presenter: John Frey III, MD
In this webinar, John Frey III, MD, shares ways of turning a series of leadership opportunities into a career while overcoming the pressure of promotion.
Developing a career anchor
Choosing a supportive institution for your career
Learning from failure
Time Management Strategies for Academic Success with Susan Johnson, MD, MS
May 2023 | Presenter: Susan Johnson, MD, MS
In this webinar, Susan Johnson, MD, MS, dispels the myth that you need large blocks of uninterrupted time before you can work on important projects by teaching key time management strategies for your projects, days, and weeks.