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Alumni, faculty, and fellows get together at STFM 2023 Annual Spring Conference

The UNC Faculty Development Fellowship is an intensive experience that includes 6 weeks in residence in Chapel Hill, NC spread over the course of the year. It is designed for early career faculty members within the first 3-5 years of a faculty role. Over the last 40 years, the fellowship has graduated over 500 physicians who have gone on as leaders within the discipline of family medicine.

  Watch this video to hear what the Fellowship can do for the trajectory of your career in academic medicine!

News & Events

  • Peter Curtis, MD Fund Launched

    Peter Curtis, MD, served as Director of the Faculty Development Fellowship from 1993-2002. A generous donor has started a special fund to honor Dr. Curtis and his many contributions to the advancement of research and professional growth in our fellows and beyond. If Dr. Peter Curtis was instrumental in your professional development as an educator, … Read more



  • We are going bi-coastal! We will be in LA for STFM May 4-8, 2024! Stay tuned for details and an invitation to visit our booth, sign the yearbook, and attend an alumni reception. Please come join us!
  • Our Annual Alumni CME conference will be held in Chapel Hill on Friday and Saturday, June 7 & 8, 2024. One of the highlights of the conference will be The Great Debate: Are we Measuring What Matters in QI Metrics? Both debaters are fellowship Alumni: one is Director of Population Health, and one is President of the UNC Health Alliance ACO.

We would love for you to be included on the agenda! Please submit a 250-word abstract HERE to be considered for addition to our stellar lineup of speakers! Share your innovative work in medical education, QI, research, AI, equity, ACGME changes, and program development. A new category this year is, “Good ideas I need help with”. If you have a project or idea that has stalled or needs an infusion of collective wisdom and creativity, bring it to your UNC Faculty Development family! We really hope you consider participating!

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