Fellowships

STFM Medical Editing Fellowship

The STFM Medical Editing Fellowship provides one faculty member a yearlong experience with the editorial and publishing teams at Family Medicine. Through this part-time, virtual fellowship, early or mid-career faculty receive coaching and hands-on experience to improve their skills in writing, reviewing, and editing scientific papers. The fellowship begins in June.

Benefits

STFM’s Medical Editing Fellowship provides new faculty with hands-on experience at the Family Medicine journal. You'll:

  • Identify the characteristics and value of of well-written research papers and narrative essays, and practice evaluating submissions.
  • Experience the manuscript submission process and become expert in using the journal’s editorial software system
  • Act as an assistant editor by selecting peer reviewers, following-up reviews, and writing professional decision letters
  •  Go behind the scenes to understand what happens between acceptance and publication
  • Gain an appreciation for the core ethical principles that guide the operation of scientific journals
  • Improve medical writing skills

Contact Us

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Leawood, KS 66211

800.274.7928

Email: stfmoffice@stfm.org 

 

Events

January 25, 2019—Q&A Webinar for the "Building Better Clinical Training Experiences" pilot project

Jan 31-Feb 03, 2019—Conference on Medical Student Education

Apr 27-May 1, 2019Annual Spring Conference

 

 

Deadlines

January 26: Deadline to submit applications for CERA Program Directors Survey

February 15: Deadline to apply for the STFM Medical Editing Fellowship

February 22: Applications are due for the Building Better Clinical Training Experiences pilot project

March 15: Last day for submissions to the Annual Poetry and Prose Contest