Let’s get real. It’s time to talk, work together, and address the challenges facing today’s family physician. These are issues you grapple with daily: payment, practice enhancement, ICD-10, and more.
Attend these three sessions and we guarantee you will return home energized to meet the challenges you are facing.
Featured Speakers: Reid Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP and Glenna Salsbury
AAFP President-elect Reid Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP, and motivational speaker Glenna Salsbury, who will discuss “how to stay on the cutting edge…without losing your balance.”
Attend Glenna’s book signing on Thursday, September 26.
Wednesday, September 25
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Family medicine in 2013 is often challenging. We’ll discuss the “10 disrupters facing family medicine today” -- payment and reimbursement reform, medical liability reform, maintaining Board certification, preserving scope of practice, and more. A recent AAFP member survey revealed these issues and others to be of great concern to family physicians across the country.
Thursday, September 26
8:15 - 9:15 a.m.
Get answers to your practice and specialty issues in this star-power panel discussion and Q&A.
- Dr. John Bender, senior partner and Chief Executive Officer at Miramont Family Medicine in Fort Collins, Colorado
- Marci Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative
- Dr. Samuel Nussbaum, Executive Vice President, Clinical Health Policy and Chief Medical Officer for WellPoint
Have a question?
During the Panel session, submit your questions electronically.
- Web users: visit www.pollev.com/SD13(www.polleverywhere.com).
- Text users: Text SD13 to 22333 to join the session.
Featured speaker: Sally Hogshead
Look through a different lens with Sally Hogshead, who will share her science-based research on fascination. Gain practical tools to battle the challenges discussed in the Opening Session.
Don’t miss Sally’s book signing on Saturday, September 28.
Friday, September 27
4:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Let’s focus on why we became family physicians – the moments that count that bring joy and satisfaction and our relationships with our patients. Meet the AAFP Family Physician of the Year.
Oct. 21-25, 2014
Registration will open in February 2014.
Hotel reservations will open in February 2014.
Video Booth: Make your voice heard at Assembly!
Tell your family medicine story in an on-site video recording booth. What issues challenge you? What was your most joyous moment as an FP? What would you tell tomorrow’s FPs? Watch for your contribution in General Sessions and elsewhere.