WSU School of Medicine Graduate Receives Leadership Project Award

Tiffani Strickland, MD, a 2019 Wayne State University School of Medicine graduate, has been selected to receive one of 12 Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute (ELI) 2018 Leadership Project Awards from AAFP Foundation. She was invited to showcase her award-winning project, Mental Health First Aid Training for Medical Students and its Impact on Homeless Individuals’ Access to Mental Health Services, at AAFP’s National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, July 25-27.

This year marks the five-year anniversary of the ELI, AAFP Foundation’s year-long signature education program focused on ensuring the future of the family medicine specialty by increasing the number of family physician leaders and providing training for this important role.

Click here to learn more about the Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute. While the 2019 application period is closed, it’s not too early to consider applying in 2020.

If you are a family physician interested in serving as an ELI mentor, contact AAFP Foundation at familymedicineleads@aafp.org. Click here for mentor information.