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


Student-Led Adaptation of Improvement Science Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sherry Liang, MD | Linh Nhat Taylor, BS | Reem Hasan, MD, PhD

Published: 9/16/2020

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2020.536861

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Transforming Rural Family Medicine Curriculum From Experiential to Virtual: A Response to COVID-19 Limitations

James G. Boulger, PhD | Emily Onello, MD

Published: 9/15/2020

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2020.343294

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Addressing the Rapidly Increasing Need for Telemedicine Education for Future Physicians

Lisa Martinez, MD | Allison Holley, MD | Shimron Brown | Ayesha Abid

Published: 8/24/2020

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2020.275245

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The Overlap Between Rural Hospital Needs and Medical Student Goals in Texas

Tyler W. Barreto, MD, MPH | Alvin Estacio, MS | Paula Winkler, MEd

Published: 8/24/2020

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2020.808983

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The Impact of Obesity on COVID-19 Disease Severity

Joshua D. Long, BA | Caitlin A. Ward, MPH | Arshia Khorasani-Zadeh, MD

Published: 8/14/2020

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2020.104798

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