Key Initiatives

Preceptor Expansion Initiative

Preceptor Expansion Oversight Committee

The following committee members oversee a multi-year interprofessional, interdisciplinary initiative to address the shortage of high-quality clinical training sites for students. 

Annie Rutter, MD, MS, Oversight Committee Chair 
Assistant Professor and Director of Medical Student Education
Albany Medical College

 

James Ballard, EdD, MS
Executive Director, Indiana AHEC Network;
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine

 

Adrian Billings, MD, PhD
Preceptor
Chief Medical Officer, Presidio County Health Services;
Chief of Staff, Big Bend Regional Medical Center

 

Shobhi Chheda, MD, MPH
President Elect, Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM);
Associate Dean for Medical Education
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

 

Dave Keahey, MSPH, PA-C
Chief Policy and Research Officer
Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

 

Joyce Knestrick, PhD, C-FNP, FAANP
President
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

 

Mark Loafman, MD, MPH
Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Cook County Health and Hospitals System

 

Diane Padden, PhD, CRNP
Vice President of Professional Practice and Partnerships
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

 

Michael Powe
Vice President, Reimbursement & Professional Advocacy
American Academy of PAs (AAPA)

Scott Shipman, MD, MPH
Directory of Primary Care Affairs and Workforce Analysis
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

 

Beat Steiner, MD, MPH
President Elect, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM);
Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, University of North Carolina School of Medicine 

 

Vince WinklerPrins, MD
Assistant Vice President for Student Health
Georgetown University, Division of Student Affairs

 

Hope Wittenberg, MA
Director, Government Relations
Council of Academic Family Medicine (CAFM)

 

Olivia Ziegler, PA
Chief Assessment Officer
Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

 

Project Director
Mary Theobald
Vice President of Communications and Programs
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)

 

Project Managers
Melissa Abuel
Project Manager
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)

 

Emily Walters
Writer/Project Manager
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)

 

Emily Yunker, MPA, PMP
Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

Contact Us

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Leawood, KS 66211

800.274.7928

Email: stfmoffice@stfm.org 

 

Deadlines

October 28: Applications are due for Faculty for Tomorrow

November 1: Applications are due for Emerging Leaders Fellowship and Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship

November 8: Nominations are due for Curtis G Hames Research Award and STFM Research Paper of the Year Award

November 18: Proposals Due for the STFM Project Fund

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