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 4-8, 2024
Los Angeles, California

Core Values

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


Kristen Hood Watson, M.D.
Medical University of South Carolina

Daniel Rubin, M.D.
University of Florida

Ann Rutter, M.D., MS
Albany Medical College

Tomoko Sairenji, MD, MS
University of Washington School of Medicine