Editorial Office

Family Medicine Journal Editor
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Suite 240
Leawood, KS, 66211
Phone: 800-274-7928 or 913-906-6000
Fax: 913-800-5675

Editor in Chief: Sarina Schrager, MD, Editor in Chief, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Deputy Editor: Arch Mainous, III, PhDUniversity of Florida

DEIA Editor: Octavia Amaechi, MD, Spartanburg Regional Health System, Spartanburg, SC

Associate Editors:
Yohualli B. Anaya, MD, MPH, University of Wisconsin
D. Jason Frasca, DO, FAAFP, Virginia Commonwealth University-Riverside Family Medicine Residency Program, Newport News, VA
Joshua Freeman, MDUniversity of Kansas Medical Center
Valerie Gilchrist, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Christy J.W. Ledford, PhD, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Jennifer Lochner, MD, University of Wisconsin
Julie Phillips, MD, MPH, Michigan State University
Meaghan Ruddy, PhD, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, PA
Sara Shields, MD, MS, University of Massachusetts
Andrea Wendling, MD, Michigan State University

Editor, Book and Media Reviews:
William Cayley, Jr, MD, Augusta Family Medicine, Augusta, WI 

Medical Editing Fellows, 2022-2023:
Alexis Reedy Cooper, MD, MPH, Penn State Health St. Joseph Family and Community Medicine Residency, Reading, PA

Publishing Office

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Family Medicine Journal
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 240 
Leawood, KS 66002
Phone: 800.274.7928
Fax: 913.906.6096

Managing Publisher: Traci Brazelton, CAE, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 
Publications Manager: Sam Grammer, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Subscriptions Coordinator: Sam Grammer, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Editorial Assistant: August Reed, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Editorial Board

Sommer Aldulaimi, MD, University of Arizona
Lakesha Anderson, MD, Johns Hopkins University
Annie Derthick, PhD, Central Maine Medical Center FMR, Lewiston, ME
Edgar Figueroa, MD, MPH, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Joseph Gravel, Jr, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
David Henderson, MD, University of Connecticut
Joyce Hollander-Rodriguez, MD, Oregon Health & Science University
Mark Huntington, MD, PhD, Center for Family Medicine FMR, Sioux Falls, SD
Jennifer Lochner, MD, University of Wisconsin
Jody Lounsbery, PharmD, University of Minnesota
Thomas O'Neill, PhD, American Board of Family Medicine
Fareedat Oluyadi, MD, University of North Carolina
Jose Rodriguez, MD, University of Utah
Jeanette South-Paul, MD, University of Pittsburgh
Harry Strothers, MD, MMM, Mercer University
Bill Ventres, MD, University of Arkansas
Stephen Wilson, MD, MPH, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Richard Young, MD, John Peter Smith FMR, Fort Worth, TX

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