Supporting Leaders: What Family Medicine needs now

By Susan Cochella, MD, MPH I just returned from a conference of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) focused on medical student educators, where I again heard a familiar message: Family Medicine needs to lead.  If you are involved with academic Family Medicine you have likely heard this message many times over the … More Supporting Leaders: What Family Medicine needs now

STFM Emerging Leaders Fellowship and Learning to Transition Gracefully

 by Katherine Hastings   The first time I heard about the STFM Emerging Leaders Fellowship was while I was struggling to write a letter of intent for my application for a position with the University of Utah. I was trying to explain why they should invite me to join their faculty group fresh out of … More STFM Emerging Leaders Fellowship and Learning to Transition Gracefully

A Resident’s Experience with the Society of Teachers for Family Medicine

 by Matt Evans   Hello from Matt Evans, FM intern and soon-to-be PGY-2, who is just emerging from the trenches of inpatient rotations.  I’m excited to contribute to the new blog and to talk about my recent experience attending the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine’s spring 2014 conference in San Antonio.  I worked with … More A Resident’s Experience with the Society of Teachers for Family Medicine