Call for Emerging Leaders Fellowship Chair

The Emerging Leaders Fellowship is accepting applications for a new chair. The term begins in August 2020 with the recruitment of the 2021-22 class.  However, the selected chair is asked to shadow the current chair and participate in all 2020-21 Emerging Leaders Fellowship activities.

Eligibility: An active member of STFM who has leadership experience and a general understanding of the Emerging Leaders Fellowship program 

Chair Tenure: 2 years with an option for up to an additional 2 years


  • Make decisions on the priorities, direction, and curriculum for the Emerging Leaders Fellowship 
  • Attend, plan and facilitate a 1-day workshop at the STFM Annual Spring Conference
  • Attend, plan and facilitate a 1-day workshop in late summer in Kansas City, MO
  • Along with the fellowship faculty facilitate monthly 1-hour conference calls with fellows
  • Serve as an advisor for fellows on their leadership practicum projects
  • Promote the Emerging Leaders Fellowship at STFM meetings
  • Track and report on metrics.
  • Help develop periodic reports for the STFM Board of Directors
  • Review applications for the incoming fellowship class

Travel expenses will be reimbursed up to $800 by STFM (per STFM policies).

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest with qualifications (2 pages max) to Melissa Abuel. By April 1, 2020. Include your name, degrees, job title, and program/institution name.

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