Upcoming Scholarship, Leadership Nominations, and Award Opportunities

June 1, 2022—The following scholarship and awards programs are seeking nominations and self-nominations:

Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities

STFM Foundation Student Scholar

Nominate a medical student with an interest in family medicine and the potential for an academic career to be an STFM Foundation Student Scholar. Scholarship recipients receive as much as $500 to cover travel expenses to attend the STFM Conference on Medical Student Education and free conference registration. The American Academy of Family Physicians will support one target school student with up to $1,000 in travel and lodging. STFM will provide that student with free registration.

Applications are due June 20, 2022

Fellowship Helps URM Faculty Develop Scholarly Writing and Leadership Skills

The Leadership Through Scholarship Fellowship offers training and mentorship for early-career underrepresented in medicine (URM) faculty, with a focus on developing scholarly writing skills for
academic advancement and leadership. Fellows benefit from deep mentoring relationships and a yearlong curriculum.

Applications are due June 24, 2022

H. Winter Griffith Resident Scholarship

The H. Winter Griffith Resident Scholarship recognizes excellence in practice improvement involving patient-centered care by an outstanding family medicine resident or resident team.

The awardee receives a $1,000 scholarship, along with an award certificate, and complimentary registration (or as many as two complimentary registrations for a resident team) to the 2022 STFM Conference on Practice & Quality Improvement. Recipient(s) will also be recognized at the conference and invited to present their work as a distinguished poster.

Applications are due June 30, 2022

Advocacy Scholarship for New Faculty

Share your knowledge and expertise to inspire change. STFM supports five scholarships annually for new faculty to attend the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC in Spring 2023 to learn advocacy skills for personal and academic career development.

Applications are due September 9, 2022

Award Opportunities

STFM Advocate Award

STFM is now accepting nominations for the STFM Advocate Award in political advocacy. Efforts are not restricted to legislative work, but cannot be solely individual patient advocacy. The nominator and nominee must be STFM members.

Applications are due September 9, 2022

Leadership Opportunities

STFM Seeks Instructor for Certificate Program for VA Faculty

STFM is accepting applications for an instructor to provide feedback to VA faculty on assignments submitted in a Fundamentals in Training certificate program offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Academic Affiliations Rural Interprofessional Faculty Development Initiative.

Applications are due June 22, 2022

STFM Board of Directors Student and Resident Representative

Develop leadership skills with the help of family medicine education leadership and get the chance to organize sessions at the national 2023 STFM Annual Spring Conference. Representatives serve a one-year term serving on the STFM Board of Directors.

Student Representative self-nominations are due July 21, 2022

Resident Representative self-nominations are due July 21, 2022

Bishop Society

The Bishop Society is a community of experienced STFM senior leaders and is intended to recognize other senior leaders in academic family medicine, as well as provide a forum for interaction, and contribute to STFM’s mission. Nominees for the Bishop Society must be STFM members and should be senior faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to the family medicine discipline during the course of their careers.

Applications are due August 8, 2022

STFM Board of Directors

The STFM Nominations Committee is accepting self-nominations for the 2023 president-elect, and member-at-large positions on the STFM Board of Directors. All positions have 3-year terms. If interested, send a photo and a statement of interest, listing your experience in the requested areas (no more than two pages) to Sandy Van Tuyl at All positions have 3-year terms.

Self-nominations are due July 21, 2022



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