Assembly CME Opportunities

Stay sharp with essential CME.

Everything changes, including health care, patient expectations, treatment guidelines, and most certainly technology. How you practice family medicine must evolve too.

Assembly CME is designed by family physicians for family physicians to keep you current in a world of change. Attend in-depth sessions focused on family medicine and based on evidence. Expect to earn a lot of CME in a short amount of time.

Build your own agenda with high-quality CME offered in a variety of formats.

2014 Assembly CME session topics

Review 120-plus CME session topics organized by body system, patient-based and population-based care, and procedural skills. Choose from 60 core topics identified by your peers as essential to the practice of family medicine. Plan also to attend some of the almost 40 unique topics that cover timely issues and new research, bridge performance gaps, and address attendee interest.

General Sessions

Change is an everyday reality in family medicine. Learn ways to cope in three stimulating [general sessions]. Explore the digital-medical revolution with cardiologist Eric Topol, MD, author of The Creative Destruction of Medicine. Hear from Pulitzer Prize winner and social critic Anna Quindlen. And hear how to avoid burnout with family physician and business coach Dike Drummond, MD. CME credit will be offered for each session.

Tracks

Enhance your learning with tracks focused on three hot family medicine topics. Building the right practice and coding correctly for reimbursement are critical issues for every family physician. Get ready for ICD-10. Learn everything you need to know about PCMH. And really study the Direct Primary Care Model. Pick a track and attend the Interactive Lecture and associated Expanded Learning sessions.

Problem-Based Learning

These case discussion sessions help you incorporate new knowledge with prior experiences. Group interaction, practice, and expert faculty will enhance your ability to apply what you learn in practice. Additional CME credit is offered through Translation to Practice® (t2p™).

Learning Centers

Get interactive in unique environments featuring evidence-based clinical pearls presented through audio recordings and scientific panels. Walk through at your own pace before engaging in small group discussion about the diagnosis and management of  patients. 

Out and Abouts

Travel away from the convention center to significant DC institutions to learn more about several session topics, including cardiology, diabetes, and more. Separate fee and registration required.

Clinical Procedural Workshops

Assembly offers hands-on clinical procedural courses presented by expert faculty. At least 50 percent of course time is devoted to practicing skills. Separate fee and registration required.

Posters

Get the latest research from your family medicine colleagues and earn CME credit. 

Satellite CME Events

Earn extra CME by attending any of the many Satellite CME Symposia presented Wednesday through Friday. These events are not part of the official AAFP Scientific Assembly. Information on how to pre-register for a Satellite Event will be available online as details are confirmed.

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Tuesday, October 21 - Saturday, October 25, 2014

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, DC

Assembly Education

So many educational opportunities in one spot. See how it happens in this short 2013 Assembly video.

“I enjoy the Assembly. It’s extremely invigorating.”

— Adil Ansari, MD