17 medical student educators graduate from MSEDI
LEAWOOD, Kan. — The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine recognizes 17 graduates of the Medical Student Educators Development Institute, a year-long experience giving them the practical skills and knowledge needed to make them a more effective leader in medical student education. MSEDI graduates completed coursework on how to effectively direct a clerkship, write grants, develop curriculum, evaluate students, recruit preceptors, and win the support of colleagues and deans.
Additionally, each graduate completed an independent project geared toward his/her specific interests and presented the project at the 2012 Conference on Medical Student Education. STFM is proud to recognize the accomplishments of the following graduates from the 2011–2012 Medical Student Educators Development Institute:
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The Society was founded in 1967 to respond to the needs of family medicine educators. From a small beginning of 105 founding members, we have grown to a membership of nearly 5,000 teachers of family medicine. These teachers include medical school professors, preceptors, residency program faculty, residency program directors, and all involved in family medicine education.
To learn more about family medicine, professional development for family medicine educators, and scholarships and awards from STFM, visit www.stfm.org.