Associate Professor James Beal in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Family and Community Medicine, was appointed by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Board of Directors to a two-year term on the STFM Research Committee. His term started after STFM’s 50th Annual Meeting in San Diego May 5–9.
The Research Committee reviews research papers submitted for the annual spring conference and promotes the continued development of researchers, research activities, and research support for family medicine. The STFM is an association of nearly 5,000 innovative family medicine educators. These teachers include medical school professors, preceptors, residency program faculty, residency program directors, and others involved in family medicine education.