CERFCM Center for Education & Research in Family & Community Medicine

Predoctoral Program

The academic program in Family Medicine prepares students and residents for careers in Family Medicine and also provides exposure to the principles and practices of Family and Community Medicine for students planning careers in other specialties. Special emphasis is placed on outpatient care for all family members from newborns to geriatric patients from vary cultural backgrounds.


Family Medicine Student Interest Group. An active student led group supported by Center faculty, student government and the local Academy of Family Physicians has the goal of increasing the exposure of Stanford students to primary care. The group sponsors presentations on topics of interest. Events also bring students together with residents and PA/NP students. The California Academy of Family Physicians awards an annual grant to the Interest Group to support their educational activities.


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