ALF Schedule

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (Preconference) 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (Preconference): 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.    
Registration Open
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (Preconference): 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Influence and Support Specialty Choices Through State Student and Resident Initiatives
  • The Glass Ain’t Half Empty, It’s Just Too Big
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (Preconference): 3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (Preconference): 4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • CME Trends: Opportunities Abound
  • The Triple Aim: A Result of Being Familiar
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (Preconference): 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
ALF and NCSC Meet and Greet
 

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Thursday, May 1, 2014 - Saturday, May 3, 2014
(Preconference Wednesday, April 30, 2014)

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

Kansas City, MO

Questions?

Contact:
Lauren Wiedt
AAFP Chapter Relations
(800) 274-2237, ext. 6811
lwiedt@aafp.org

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 6:00 - 6:45 a.m.Yoga
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 7:00 - 5:00 p.m.Registration Open
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 7:15 - 8:30 a.m.Networking Breakfast
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.Governance Component:
Board/Staff Relations and Responsibilities
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Exhibits Open
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
  • Governance Component: Developing the Competency-Based Board
  • Chapter Staff Networking
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Chapter Presidents/Presidents-Elect Luncheon
  • Chapter Staff with Chapter Relations Luncheon
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.General Luncheon (open to chapter leaders and NCSC participants)
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Governance Component: Risk Management in Your Chapter
  • Chapter Staff Networking
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
Chapter Staff with AAFP EVP
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (with NCSC)

  • Inside the Mind of a Reporter (basic media training)
  • Tough Truths: The Leadership Lessons We Don’t Talk About
  • If I Can Give a Great Keynote, So Can You
  • Political Realities
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 5:45 - 8:00 p.m.Welcome Reception
Friday, May 2, 2014
Friday, May 2, 2014: 6:00 - 6:45 a.m.Pilates
Friday, May 2, 2014: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration Open
Friday, May 2, 2014: 7:00 - 8:15 a.m.Meet Your Chapter Peers Breakfast
Friday, May 2, 2014: 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.Town Hall Meeting
Friday, May 2, 2014: 8:25 - 8:45 a.m.
Opening ALF Plenary
Friday, May 2, 2014: 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Exhibits Open
Friday, May 2, 2014: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Moving Upstream - How to Manage scope of Practice Laws and Position Family Medicine at the Center of the Health Care Delivery System
  • Financial Responsibilities of Chapter Board Members
  • Case Studies: Finding the Elusive Social Media ROI
  • Funding Trends
  • Trends and Insights in Family Physician Employment Contract Negotiations
Friday, May 2, 2014: 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • The Evolving PCMH: What Chapter Leaders and Staff Need to Know in 2014
  • Streamlining Governance Structure: A Case Study
  • Inside the Mind of a Reporter (basic media training)
  • Creating Brain-Friendly Conferences
  • Get Your Projects Under Control, Before They Control You!
Friday, May 2, 2014: 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch, Awards, and Plenary: Ignite Your Life!

Friday, May 2, 2014: 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Disruptive Agitators in Health Care: What Chapters and Physicians Can Expect
  • The New Face of Chapter Volunteers
  • How Do They Do That? Secret Apps and Tech Tricks for Chapter Staff and Leaders
  • Check the Pulse of Your Annual Meeting
  • Familiy Medicine Legislative Forum
Friday, May 2, 2014: 3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (with NCSC)

  • Manage the Legal Risks of Social Media Without Legal Risks Managing You
  • Tough Truths: The Leadership Lessons We Don’t Talk About
  • Messaging Tough Stories (advanced media training)
  • New Physician Roadmap: The Future of Family Medicine
  • Learn to Love (or at Least not Loathe) the Legislative Process, and Use it to Your Advantage
Friday, May 2, 2014: 4:45 - 6:00 p.m.Plenary: Hope for Independent Family Physicians - How a Direct Care Model Can Allow Small Practices to Thrive
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 6:00 - 6:45 a.m.Yoga
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Registration Open
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Networking Breakfast
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Chapter Presidents/

Presidents-Elect Breakfast

Saturday, May 3, 2014: 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
ALF Plenary
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 8:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Hope for Independent Family Physicians - How a Direct Care Model Can Allow Small Practices to Thrive
  • Advocacy Through Health Care Challenges
  • Mission Possible: Inspiring Fun and Engaging Attendees
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Strategies to Navigate the Changing State and Federal Legislative Landscapes
  • Move Your Research from Knowledge to Action
  • Hotel Contracts Boot CampSM:
    Legal Tips and Practical Guidelines for Meeting Professionals
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch (boxed lunches available)

"As a first time attendee, I found ALF to be informative and fun. It was a great opportunity to connect with my own chapter staff and representatives as well as those from across the country. I returned to my chapter invigorated and encouraged. I will come back!"

— Hayley Svedjan, MD