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.

Contact Us

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Leawood, KS 66211

800.274.7928

Email: stfmoffice@stfm.org 

 

Events

Deadlines

March 27-May 31: Free Access to Residency Curriculum Resource for All Family Medicine Residency Programs

May 26-June 9: Submit Proposals for CERA Survey for Program Directors

May 31-June 26: Application Period for STFM Foundation Student Scholarships

June 1: Applications Due for the H Winter Griffith Resident Award

June 1: Nominations Due for the FPM Award for Practice Improvement

June 16: Proposals Due for the Conference on Medical Student Education