Call for Applications: 2021 STFM Committee Openings

Committee members serve a 2-year term and are eligible for an additional 2-year term based on an invitation by the committee chair, acceptance by the individual, and approval by the Board.

Communications – 2 slots
Oversees all publication vehicles of the Society including Family Medicine, the Messenger, and all electronic communications, including the website and the STFM Resource Library, policies related to STFM awards, and publications.

Graduate Medical Education – 1 slot 
Provides insight and resources to address the issues and needs of family medicine residency educators and their programs

Program - 1 slot
Reviews submissions and plans the STFM Annual Spring Conference, which serves as a showcase for the latest developments in family medicine education and research

Research – 2 slots
Reviews research submissions for the Annual Spring Conference and promotes the continued development of researchers and research activities in family medicine

CAFM Educational Research Alliance – 2-3 Survey Director slots

(Terms run April 1 – March 31) Eligibility: An active member of any CAFM organization with research knowledge and expertise. Survey Directors are appointed by the CERA Steering Committee Chair. Participate in two half-day meetings plus conference calls/email discussions as needed to offer ideas and make decisions on the priorities, direction, and initiatives of CERA. Review proposals for omnibus survey inclusion. Appoint and manage mentors. Ensure that surveys are of high quality and completed on time. Committee Tenure: 2 years with an option for up to an additional 2 years. Responsibilities: Travel to CERA meetings: Paid by CERA.

Please share with us a statement of interest listing your relevant experience in these areas (responses in bulleted form preferred; 2 page maximum):

  • Length of time in any family medicine faculty position
  • Previous committee or group experience (specify STFM, other non-profit, or other)
  • Relevant scholarly work
  • Other special characteristics, perspectives, experiences that would make you a strong contributor to an STFM committee

Nomination Form

For consideration for the 2021 committee member openings, please send your statement of interest and committee nomination form to Sandy VanTuyl by October 1, 2021 at, or call (913) 800-5528 for more information.


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