The STFM Podcast

June 2023: Advocating for Protected Time at Your Institution with Timothy P. Graham, MD, MHPE

The magic formula to advocate for protected time at your institution is to speak the language of C-Suite executives. Timothy P. Graham, MD, MHPE, is here to coach us to use this language effectively when advocating at our home institutions, including creating an elevator speech and using data to effectively make a case for your request. Dr Graham also teaches us how to account for the needs of all stakeholders when making a case for your institution’s academic needs.

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Timothy P. Graham, MD, MHPE:

Dr. Graham is the Chief Medical Officer at Mount Carmel Mount Carmel St. Ann’s in Westerville, Ohio and Mount Carmel New Albany in New Albany, Ohio. He also oversees Graduate Medical Education for Mount Carmel Health System. He is the former Program Director for the Mount Carmel Family Medicine Residency Program  and the former Family Medicine Department Chair at Mount Carmel St. Ann's.  He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health and completed residency in Family Medicine at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  He completed a Master of Health Professions Education at University of Illinois at Chicago and has interests in curriculum design, resident competency assessment, feedback and leadership development.  He is the current Chair of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Graduate Medical Education Committee, Chair Elect of the Association of Hospital Medical Education Continuing Faculty and Professional Development Committee, a member of the STFM Board of Directors and a member of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD) National Graduate Survey Oversight Committee. He previously served as a member of the STFM Residency Accreditation Toolkit Task Force and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Milestones 2.0 Workgroup. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Family Medicine Residency Curriculum Resource. Dr. Graham is also Past President of the Central Ohio Academy of Family Physicians (COAFP.)  Dr. Graham has presented extensively on graduate medical education topics including formative and summative feedback, competency assessment, advising and mentoring, and faculty development. 


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