CAFM Educational Research Alliance (CERA)

Past Survey Data by Topic

The data in this Clearinghouse was collected through surveys of members of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, North American Primary Care Research Group, and Association of Departments of Family Medicine. The data are available to all members.

We offer the following caution and advice to anyone conducting analyses on this data:

  1. We do not monitor who has downloaded this data or for what purposes. It is possible someone else has already looked at the question you are considering. We strongly suggest you conduct a thorough literature search prior to starting your own analysis.
  2. Different organizations’ Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) will have different opinions about the need for IRB approval of secondary analysis of this data. All of the CERA surveys represented in this Clearinghouse were conducted with approval of the AAFP IRB. We suggest you check with your institution’s IRB about the need for further approval prior to doing your analysis.
  3. When using CERA data, please include this acknowledgment: This data was collected as part of a survey conducted by the CAFM Educational Research Alliance (CERA). The project was approved by the American Academy of Family Physician's Institutional Review Board.

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the CERA Data Clearinghouse.

Family Medicine Physicians' Attitudes and Experiences with Opioid Prescribing for the Management of Chronic Non-Malignant Pain

Characteristics Used by Family Medicine Clerkship Directors for Recommending Specific Residency Programs to Medical Students

The Extent of Incentive Compensation Plans in Academic Family Medicine and the Perceptions of Faculty Members About Such Plans With Respect to Organizational Psychology Constructs

Scope of Practice Experience in Family Medicine Clerkships and Implications for Recruitment to Careers in Family Medicine

Identify Clerkship Directors' Perceptions of Strengths and Deficiencies of Graduating Medical Students from US Medical Schools

Residency Predictors of Maternity Care Provision by Family Physicians

Program Directors ABFM Special Survey (PD13) (not yet published)

Burnout, Workload and Wellness Curricula

Program Directors ABFM Special Survey (PD13) (not yet published)

Evaluating Practice Management Curricula in Family Medicine Residency

Program Directors ABFM Special Survey (PD13) (not yet published)

Variations in Inpatient Medicine Training

Program Directors ABFM Special Survey (PD13) (not yet published)

National Study Family Medicine Resident Burnout: Evidence-based Risk/mitigating Factors

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