Peer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research

Peer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER) is an open access scholarly journal of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and the STFM Resource Library. PRiMER publishes original research briefs relevant to education in family medicine and closely related areas. As a companion to other STFM journals, PRiMER is focused on medical education and health workforce policy.PRiMER fills a gap between the presentation of research results at conferences and the development of full-length articles that would be suitable for submission to traditional print journals, such as Family Medicine.

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Recent Articles


Promoting Student Interest in Family Medicine Through National Conference Attendance

Valerie L. Hearns, MD | Susan M. Anderson, MD | Wafa Akkad, MD | Benjamin Meyerink, MD | William E. Schweinle, PhD

Published: 10/16/2017

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2017.580198

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Continuity in Community Medicine Training

Is It Time to Rethink the Block Rotation?

Rebecca Bernstein, MD, MS | Leslie Ruffalo, PhD | Jeffrey Morzinski, PhD | David Nelson, PhD, MS | Syed Ahmed, MD, DrPH, MPH | Dean A. Seehusen, MD, MPH

Published: 10/13/2017

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2017.677380

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“The Times They Are A-Changin’”

Knowledge and Perceptions Regarding Medical Cannabis in an Academic Family Medicine Department

Jason Ricco, MD, MPH | Christine Danner, PhD | Chrystian Pereira, PharmD | Ann M. Philbrick, PharmD

Published: 10/13/2017

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2017.593677

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Resident Competency in Pelvic Exam Skills Not Predicted by Early Assessment

Lydia Weyenberg, MD | Ronald J. Prince, MS | Ann Evensen, MD

Published: 9/5/2017

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2017.196036

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An Assessment of International Family Medicine Faculty Development Priorities

Perspectives From the American Academy of Family Physicians Global Health Workshop

Esther M. Johnston, MD, MPH | Daria Szkwarko, DO, MPH | Ann E. Evensen, MD | David Klee, MD, FAAFP | Olga Valdman, MD | William E. Cayley, MD, MDiv | Fadya El Rayess, MD, MPH

Published: 8/31/2017

Citation: 10.22454/PRiMER.2017.524903

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