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Stemmler Fund

Supporting researchers in their work to develop innovative approaches for the assessment of medical education.

2020 Recipients

This year’s recipients worked on a wide range of important topics to advance the field, including research into physician communication with Spanish-speaking patients in medical education and physicians’ patient care outcomes in practice.
Lorelei Lingard, PhD

Lorelei Lingard, PhD

University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Stefanie Sebok-Syer, PhD

Stefanie Sebok-Syer, PhD

Stanford University School of Medicine
Pilar Ortega

Pilar Ortega, MD

University of Illinois at Chicago
Lisa Diamond, MD, MPH

Lisa Diamond, MD, MPH

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Brigitte Smith, MD

Brigitte Smith, MD

University of Utah School of Medicine
Paul Joshua Chung, MD

Paul Joshua Chung, MD

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

About the Fund

There are more than 190 medical schools in the United States, and they are constantly evolving in response to scientific advancements and the needs of society. This continuous, rapid evolution in medical education means that innovative and reliable assessments to evaluate physician preparedness are more important than ever.

Through the Stemmler Fund, NBME supports researchers in their work to advance these assessments.

View the timeline below to learn more about the history of the fund.


Key People and Milestones from the Stemmler Fund’s History

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