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Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin Student Awarded 2022 STFM Foundation Student Scholarship

Sarah Steffen Instagram AnnouncementMilwaukee, October 19, 2021 – Sarah Steffen, medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin, has been awarded a 2022 STFM Foundation Student Scholarship from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) to participate in the 2022 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 18 awards were given for 2022.

“All STFM Foundation recipients receive free registration to attend and present a poster at the Virtual 2022 STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, scheduled for January 26-28, 2022,” said Dr. Suzanne Minor, MD, chair of the 2022 STFM Conference on Medical Student Education.

Sarah Steffen plans to present a poster at the conference, titled: Building a Healthier Future for Those in Need: Including Hispanic and Hmong Voices in Expanding Free Clinic Services.

“The 2022 Medical Student Education Steering Committee congratulates Sarah Steffen, and MCW-Central Wisconsin on this award,” added Minor.

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.

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