Professor Perry Dickinson, MD, a faculty member at the University of Colorado Denver's department of family medicine, is president-elect of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine board of directors.
Dickinson, who has been a society member for 26 years, served on many committees in the organization before he was elected. His research focuses primarily on practice improvement.
Founded in 1967, the society advances family medicine and works to improve health through a community of family medicine educators and scholars. It boasts a membership base of nearly 5,000, including medical school professors, residency program faculty, preceptors and residency program directors.