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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PRiMER Is Seeking an Associate Editor

This volunteer position will report to the editor in chief. Complete job description, application requirements, and applicant evaluation rubric are available here

PRiMER strongly supports efforts to increase diversity in scholarship, and is actively engaged in making academic career pathways more equitable and inclusive. Applicants from historically excluded, underrepresented, or disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Deadline: Applications that include all items requested in the job description should be sent to Sam Grammer, Managing Publisher ( Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, January 18, 2022. 


PRiMER is a PubMed Central full participation journal, and all articles published in PRiMER are indexed in PubMed. 


Recent Articles


Can Peer Assessment Impact Self-efficacy During Small-Group Learning?

Lauren J. Germain, PhD, MEd | Hsin H. Li, DO, MPH | Amen Wiqas, BA | Lauren Zahn, MA | Telisa M. Stewart, DrPH | Travis R. Hobart, MD, MPH | Amy E. Caruso Brown, MD, MSc, MSCS

Published: 1/7/2022

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2022.353730

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Examining Access to Psychiatric Care in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Jenna Bernson, MD | Peter Hedderich, MD | Andrea L. Wendling, MD

Published: 12/17/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.501713

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Nonclinical Time for Family Medicine Residency Faculty: National Survey Results

Jennie B. Jarrett, PharmD, MMedEd | Simon Griesbach, MD | Mary Theobald, MBA | Jeffrey D. Tiemstra, MD | David Lick, MD

Published: 12/1/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.338005

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Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine Through Facilitated Journal Clubs

Gina M. Richardson | Erin Urbanowicz, MPH | Tajwar Taher, MD | Reem Hasan, MD, PhD

Published: 11/29/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.441926

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Imposter Syndrome and the Peer-Review Crisis

Kirsten Winnie, MD | Jeremy T. Jackson, BA

Published: 11/23/2021

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.584691

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