Advocacy

Advocacy Resources and Key Issues

Become an Advocate for Family Medicine Education

You can make a difference for yourself, your department, your community, and your learners by advocating for programs that support family medicine education and research. Educate legislators on the value of primary care and encourage them to support expansion of a well-trained family medicine workforce. Preparation is key to becoming an effective advocate. Use these tips and resources to get ready.

Key Issues and Legislation

Questions?

Get informed and get involved. Contact Hope Wittenberg, STFM Director of Government Relations, to let us know how we can advocate for you and to find out how you can be an advocate for your profession.

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Deadlines

August 17: Nominations Due for F. Marian Bishop Leadership Award

August 31: Applications Due for Health Systems Curriculum Task Force 

September 11: Applications Due for 2021 Annual Conference Submission Reviewer

September 14: Submissions Due for 2021 Annual Conference

September 15: Submissions Due for National Clerkship Curriculum

September 25: Nominations Due for STFM CPQI Steering Committee

October 15: Applications Due for the Fellow Representative on the Research Committee

November 18: Deadline to Submit Proposals to the STFM Project Fund