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Richard Stringham, MD, FAAFP

Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Assistant Dean for Curriculum

Office of Curricular Affairs


Building & Room:

161 HHDBS, MC 663


Family Medicine Center at University Village
722 W. Maxwell St.
Chicago, IL 60607


​Walnut Creek, CA

Medical School

UCLA School of Medicine


Santa Monica/UCLA Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program

Areas of Interests

Medical Student Education

Awards & Distinctions

UIC-COM M-3 Golden Apple Award, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2023
Top Box Doctor of the Year- 2022 (awarded to 1 doctor in UIC Health system)
UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching (AET), 2019
UIC-FMR Inpatient Teacher of the Year, 2016
UIC DFM Rising Star Award, 2016
2015 Illinois Academy of Family Physicians Teacher of the Year
UIC-COM Alpha Omega Alpha Teacher of the Year Award, 2015
UIC-COM M4 Golden Apple Award, 2015
UIC-FMR Inpatient Teacher of the Year, 2014
UIC Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Teaching Recognition Program 2012
UIC FMR Outpatient Teacher of the Year 2009

Selected Publications

Stringham R, Phase 3 Medical School Graduation Requirements: What should be required and what should be recommended?  AAMC Annual Conference. Table Topics Luncheon. Seattle, WA. November 4, 2023.

Stringham R. Approving Disability Accommodation Requests and Educating Medical Students with Disabilities in Phases 2/3. AAMC Annual Conference. Table Topics Luncheon.  Nashville, TN. November 12, 2022.

Stringham R, Whitlock J, Perez N, Borges N, Levine. A Snapshot of Current US Medical School Off-Ramp Programs – a Way to Leave Medical School with Another Degree. Medical Science Educator. Online First. accepted Nov 20, 2020.

Russel S, Geraghty J, Kobayashi K, Patel S, Stringham R, Hyderi A, Curry Raymond. Lessons Learned from Implementing a Student-Driven Feedback System for Clinical Curricula. Academic Medicine. Sept. 29, 2020 (published ahead of print). doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003760

Yudkowsky R, Hyderi A, Holden J, Kiser B, Stringham R, Gangopadhyaya A, Khan A, Park, YS. Can Non-Clinician Raters Be Trained to Assess Clinical Reasoning in Post-Encounter Patient Notes? Academic Medicine. July 30, 2019 (published ahead of print)

Russel S, Geraghty J, Kobayashi K, Patel S, Stringham R. Third-Year Core Clerkships: Lessons Learned from the Implementation of an Innovative, Student-Driven Feedback System in Clinical Curricula. Central Group on Educational Affairs 2019 Annual AAMC Conference. Grand Rapids MI, March 29, 2019.

Lewandowski C, Geraghty J, Ariani L, Tarek A, Urosev M, Stringham R, Hyderi A. A Collaborative Approach Between Students and Administration to Improve USMLE Step Exam Preparedness and Performance. Central Group on Education Affairs (CGEA) 2018 Annual AAMC Conference. Rochester MN. March 23, 2018

Kobayashi Kenji, Geraghty J, Hyderi A, Stringham R. Implementing a Formal Student Representative Feedback System in Third-Year Core Clerkships. Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) 2018 Annual AAMC Conference. Rochester MN. March 23, 2018.

Paulman, P, Taylor R, et al. Family Medicine: Principles and Practice. Published by Elsevier in 2016. I co-wrote chapter on “Elder Abuse” pages 347 – 353.

Gecht M, Stringham R, Hanjrah S. Applying the National Family Medicine Curriculum for Clerkship Evaluation and Development. Works-in Progress at Annual STFM Medical Student Education Conference, Atlanta, GA. Feb 6, 2015

Price A, MacDonald J, Gecht M, Stringham R. Strategies to Increase Breastfeeding Education in Undergraduate Medical Education. Poster Presentation at Annual STFM Medical Student Education Conference, Atlanta, GA. February 6, 2015.

Hasnain M, Stringham R. The Use of Narrative in a Patient-Centered Medicine Curriculum: Promoting Humanism and Reflective Practice. Lecture-Discussion at Annual STFM Medical Student Education Conference, Nashville, TN., January 31, 2014

Devens M, Stringham R. Building a Personal Well-being “Toolbox” for Medical Students Transitioning into Residency.  Poster presentation at Annual STFM Conference in Baltimore in April 2013.

Stringham R, Potter M. Increasing the Number of Family Physicians and Dispelling Myths about Family Medicine without Overselling our Specialty. Seminar presentation at 2012 Midwest Regional AAFP Conference, Itasca, IL Nov. 2012

Stringham R, Hasnain M. A Longitudinal Patient-centered Geriatric Educational Experience for Medical Students.  Completed Project Presentation at annual STFM Medical Student Education Conference in Long Beach, CA in Feb 2012.

Stringham R, Shah, N. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment. Am Fam Physician. 2010 Aug 15; 82(4):370-377.

Stringham R, Analyzing the Obstacles to an Effective Evaluation Process, Family Medicine. Jan 2010; 42(1): 8-9. (research letter)

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