Peer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER) is an open access scholarly journal of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. As a companion to other STFM journals, PRiMER is focused on publishing small, rigorously designed original research briefs in medical education and health workforce policy, as well as learner research.

ISSN: 2575-7873

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Recent Articles


Exploring Family Medicine Residents’ Experiences Teaching Medical Students

Ashley Saucier, MD | Ralph A. Gillies, PhD | David L. Kriegel, MD | Dayna Seymore, BA, ACUME | Edward Agabin, MD | Julie Dahl-Smith, DO | Megan Cahill, MD | Kayla Leach-Frasca, DO

Published: 10/20/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.196761

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Mindsets of Early-Career Family Physicians Trained in Competency-Based Education

Mao Ding, MA | Sudha Koppula, MD, MClSc | Olga Szafran, MHSA | Lillian Au, MD | Oksana Babenko, PhD

Published: 10/19/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.389603

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Student Voices on Leadership Training Needs to Care for Underserved Populations

Andrea Bañuelos Mota, MD, MPH | Anna Teresa Madrigal, MD, MA | Stephanie K. Zia, MD, MACM, FAAP, FACP, FHM | Jehni Robinson, MD, FAAFP

Published: 10/18/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.167628

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Abortion Opt-in Experience in Third-Year Clerkship

Rebeca C. Martinez, MD, MHE, HCE-C | Rodolfo Bonnin, PhD | Zoe Feld, MD | Suzanne Minor, MD

Published: 10/7/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.201254

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An Exploratory Study of a Novel Approach to Improve Readiness for a Rural Family Medicine Residency

Dwight Smith, MD | Nellie Wirsing, MD | Joyce C. Hollander-Rodriguez, MD | Tracy Bumsted, MD, MPH | Eric Wiser, MD | Jessica Weyler | Lily Cranor, MD | Patricia A. Carney, PhD, MS

Published: 10/1/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.234155

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