STFM Welcomes Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship Class of 2020

March 13, 2019—Eighteen family medicine faculty have been chosen for the Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship class of 2020. These fellows are responsible for coordinating or teaching the behavioral science/family systems curriculum at their program or department and are within their first 5 years of teaching. This group will begin their yearlong fellowship at the 2019 STFM Annual Spring Conference.

The Class of 2020 includes:

  • Andrea Barbis, LCSW-R, Wilson Family Medicine Residency, Endwell, NY
  • Cara Dalbey, PsyD, Wright Center National Family Medicine Residency, Auburn, WA
  • Kristin Dean, PhD, University of Tennessee Family Medicine Residency, Knoxville, TN
  • Jan Deeds, PhD, Lynchburg Family Medicine Residency,  Lynchburg, VA
  • Elizabeth Dykhouse, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester Family Medicine Residency, Barre, MA
  • William Haynes, PhD, LPC, LMFT, Johnston Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Abingdon, VA
  • Jessica McClintok, PhD, Loma Linda University Family Medicine Residency, Loma Linda, CA
  • Shannon Perkins, PhD, Summa Family Medicine Residency, Akron, OH
  • David Simpson, PhD, In His Image Family Medicine Residency, Tulsa, OK
  • Mark Dixon, PhD, LCSW, Nellis Air Force Base Family Medicine Residency, Nellis AFB, NV
  • David Silveira, LCSW, Merced Family Medicine Residency, Merced, CA
  • Arissa Walberg, PhD, Central Washington Family Medicine Residency, Yakima, WA
  • Shannon Stark Taylor, PhD, Greenville Health System USC School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency, Greenville, SC
  • Danielle Terry, PhD, Guthrie Family Medicine Residency, Sayre, PA
  • Jennifer Kowalkowski, PhD, Beaumont Grosse Point Family Medicine Residency, St. Claire Shores, MI
  • Emily Traupman, PhD, Tacoma Family Medicine Residency, Tacoma, WA
  • Meredith Williamson, PhD, Texas A&M Family Medicine Residency, Bryan, TX
  • Sarah Woods, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Fellowship Director Molly Clark, PhD, will lead the class through a competitive, yearlong program where fellows complete a professional development plan that builds on the fundamentals of behavioral science education. Fellows will also build a strong mentoring relationship with seasoned behavioral science/family systems educators who will meet with fellows regularly and assist in the fellows' individual scholarly projects. The class will present their scholarly projects and be recognized at the 2020 STFM Annual Spring Conference.

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