Global Family Medicine Education Theme Issue Call for Papers

The deadline to submit is November 15, 2024

July 5, 2024—The Family Medicine Journal seeks submissions for its upcoming theme issue on models of family medicine education around the world.

Regardless of location, global family medicine educational programs face many similar challenges. Whether based in settings where family medicine is a novel specialty, or in areas where family medicine is long-established, faculty and academic units often struggle to advocate for appropriate resources and political support to remain viable and community responsive. Additionally, there are many challenges (ex: climate change and planetary health, burnout and retention) for which we face a common need to innovate in order to ensure adequate family medicine education regardless of our country or region.

For this theme issue, Family Medicine welcomes submissions that focus on successful efforts to advocate for family medicine education and training within local and global health systems; impact assessment of family medicine on populations served; barriers to family medicine training and evidence-based solutions to navigating those barriers; and creative partnership approaches to strengthen training between education programs located across international borders.

Original research and brief reports are welcome. Narrative essay submissions should share original stories from the perspective of students, residents, faculty members, or practicing physicians. FM Focus submissions must have high yield, concise information that will be published as an infographic. Word limits and structure for the above manuscripts should follow those detailed on the journal’s web site.

We specifically encourage submission by family medicine educators based outside of the United States.

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