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

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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