Assembly Educational Formats

What type of learner are you?

Assembly sessions are presented in a variety of ways to support all kinds of learners. Each session is categorized by one of the following educational formats. Choose the type of sessions that provide you the most effective and enjoyable learning experience.

Interactive Lecture

Gain new knowledge and skills that can be immediately applied to practice, with the ultimate goal of improving patient care. Use your mobile device, tablet or computer to engage with expert faculty and each other by responding to polling questions, submitting questions, or voting for a question to be addressed.

Problem-Based Learning

Use case discussions facilitated by expert faculty to incorporate new knowledge with prior experiences, improving application of course content through group interaction and practice.


Observe expert faculty demonstrating procedures and then participate in hands-on practice of procedural techniques. Additional fees may apply.

Learning Centers

These unique environments for interactive learning feature evidence-based clinical pearls presented through audio recordings and scientific panels and culminate in a practice setting where small groups engage in the diagnosis and management of live patients. Peer-to-peer interaction and dialogue is encouraged. 

Out and About

Enjoy an experiential opportunity that extends beyond the convention center to learn more about topics associated with several interactive lecture sessions.

Poster Presentations

Poster presentations allow you to earn CME credit while reviewing the latest research in family medicine. Visit with the poster presenters during special hours.

SAM Working Group Sessions

SAMs offer a convenient, one-day solution for fulfilling the knowledge assessment portion of your MC-FP Part II requirements. Additional fees apply; not available for CME credit.

Translation to Practice®

Earn 2 AAFP Prescribed CME credits for implementation of a new process or practice resulting from participation in CME, and reflection on the process in which you engaged.