Interested researchers, including family physicians, students, residents, historians, scholars, educators, scientists and other health professionals are encouraged to apply for the Fellowship. CHFM staff, volunteers and serving members of the Board of Curators are not eligible.
The proposed project may be on any subject relating to the history of general practice, family practice, or Family Medicine, its practitioners, and their role in health and health care in the United States.
In addition, the proposed project must lead to a durable product in any format (e.g., written report or manuscript, audio or video recording including oral history interviews, artwork, etc.) of the applicant's choosing
The 2023 application period opens on January 15 and closes on March 31 at 11:59 PM (CST).
Applicants will require:
All completed applications and supporting materials will then be reviewed by the Fellowship Selection Subcommittee of the Board of Curators of the Center for the History of Family Medicine, consisting of distinguished family physicians, educators and leaders in the specialty. The Subcommittee will make the final selection of the Fellow, subject to the approval of the Board of Curators and the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.
All applicants will be advised of the results of the final selection decision by May 31st.
For additional information including full Fellowship rules visit the CHFM webpage. Any questions please contact:
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