Elise Kao medical student at University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville / Prisma Health, has been awarded a 2023 STFM Foundation Student Scholarship from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) to participate in the 2023 STFM Conference on Medical Student Education.
This highly competitive scholarship is awarded to some of the best and brightest medical students from across the country. In addition to recognizing a strong commitment to academic family medicine through scholastic, volunteer, and leadership pursuits, this award acknowledges the recipient’s strong potential for a career in academic medicine. Only 27 awards were given for 2023.
Dr Tomoko Sairenji, MD, MS, chair of the 2023 STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, added “All STFM Foundation recipients receive free registration to attend and present a poster at the 2023 STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, scheduled for January 26-29, 2023, in New Orleans, LA.
Elise Kao plans to present a poster at the conference, titled: Empowering Student Choice of Primary Care
“The 2023 Medical Student Education Steering Committee congratulates Elise Kao, and University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville / Prisma Health on this award” added Dr Sairenji.
STFM is a national community of academic leaders committed to developing a family medicine workforce prepared to serve as the foundation of America’s health care system. STFM members include physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, behavioral health specialists, researchers, nurses, health system executives, administrators, fellows, residents, students, and others involved in the education of family physicians.
To learn more about the award: stfm.org/foundation/home
To learn more about the Conference on Medical Student: stfm.org/mse
To learn more about STFM: stfm.org