Family Medicinean official journal of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, aims to publish high quality, original scholarship about education in family medicine and primary care. The journal publishes original research, systematic reviews, narrative essays, and policy analyses relevant to the discipline of family medicine, particularly focusing on primary care medical education, health workforce policy, and health services research. The journal does not publish clinical review articles.

Family Medicine is committed to advancing efforts towards inclusion and antiracism in all journal-related activities. We endeavor to eliminate bias and racism in our editorial process and published content.
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Leadership Pathways in Academic Family Medicine: Focus on Underrepresented Minorities and Women. Coe C, Piggott C, Davis A, et al. Fam Med. 2020;52(2):104-111. 

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