Key Initiatives

Preceptor Expansion Initiative

STFM is leading a multi-year interprofessional, interdisciplinary initiative to address the shortage of high-quality clinical training sites for students. 

Aims

  • Decrease the percentage of primary care clerkship directors who report difficulty finding clinical preceptor sites
  • Increase the percentage of students completing clerkships at high-functioning sites

Five tactic teams, under the direction of an Oversight Committee, are implementing projects to meet the aims.

This initiative stemmed from Family Medicine for America’s Health’s Workforce Education and Development Core Team’s task to identify, develop, and disseminate resources for community preceptors. The work is being funded by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation, and the Physician Assistant Education Association.

Contact Us

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Leawood, KS 66211

800.274.7928

Email: stfmoffice@stfm.org 

 

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