Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

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The Society was founded in 1967 to respond to the needs of family medicine educators. From a small beginning of 105 founding members, we have grown to a membership of more nearly 5,000 teachers of family medicine.  These teachers include medical school professors, preceptors, residency program faculty, residency program directors and all involved in family medicine education.

Core Purpose: Advancing Family Medicine to Improve Health Through a Community of Teachers and Scholars.

Annual Meeting

May 2-6, 2020
Salt Lake City, Utah

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Relationship-centered
  • Openness
  • Nurturing
  • Excellence
  • Learning


Bonnie Jortberg, Ph.D., RD
University of Colorado School of Medicine

David Norris, Jr., M.D.
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

David Power, M.D., MPH
University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Beat Steiner, M.D., MPH
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill