Social Events

The best part of Assembly is being with thousands of family medicine colleagues. Don’t miss these opportunities to meet peers who share your interests, practice profile, and challenges.

AAFP Member Interest Group on Independent Solo/Small Group Practice (MIG-IS/SGP)

Wednesday, October 22
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Washington Marriott Marquis

This is the inaugural annual MIG meeting for AAFP members who practice in independent solo and small group practices.
Please join your colleagues to:

  • Learn more about the newly formed MIG-IS/SGP.
  • Discuss and begin work on objectives and long-term goals of the MIG-IS/SGP.
  • Share your thoughts and ideas on policies that will enable independent solo and small group practices to deliver the highest quality of care and learn about or help develop resources for independent solo/small group practices.

Join the Member Interest Group on Independent Solo/Small Group Practice today.


AAFP Member Interest Group on Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care (MIG-EM/UC)

Wednesday, October 22
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Washington Marriott Marquis

This is the fifth annual meeting for family physicians with interest or working in an emergency/urgent care environment.

Please join your colleagues to:

  • Impact the AAFP governance structure by electing MIG-EM/UC representation for the upcoming year.
  • Review the MIG-EM/UC progress.
  • Share your thoughts and ideas on continued promotion of family medicine’s critical role in the nation's emergency/urgent care workforce.
  • Discuss and set goals for the MIG-EM/UC for the upcoming year.

Join the Member Interest Group on Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care today.


AAFP Member Interest Group on Hospital Medicine (MIG-HM)

Wednesday, October 22
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Washington Marriott Marquis

This is the inaugural annual MIG meeting for AAFP members who practice hospital medicine.

Please join your colleagues to:

  • Learn more about the newly formed MIG-HM.
  • Discuss and begin work on objectives and long-term goals of the MIG-HM.
  • Share your thoughts and ideas for educational resources specific to hospital medicine.

Join the Member Interest Group on Hospital Medicine today.


New Physicians Happy Hour

Wednesday, October 22
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Capitol City Brewing Company

Register for one of the most popular Assembly events, this informal networking event is a can’t-miss opportunity to connect with your peers from across the country, all within seven years of residency completion. Capitol City Brewing Company is a short walk from the convention center. Shuttle service is provided to the event and return is on your own.


AAFP Member Interest Group on Rural Health (MIG-RH)

Thursday, October 23
7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Washington Marriott Marquis

This is the inaugural annual MIG meeting for AAFP members with a distinct interest in rural health.

Please join your colleagues to:

  • Learn more about the newly formed MIG-RH.
  • Discuss and begin work on objectives and long-term goals of the MIG-RH.
  • Share your thoughts and ideas on rural practice topics and rural medical education issues related to producing family physicians prepared for rural practice.

Join the Member Interest Group on Rural Health today.


Global Health Networking Meeting

Thursday, October 23
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Interested in the global health community? Want to learn more about what your colleagues are doing around the world? The International Networking Meeting is a great jumping-off point for interested professionals. Learn from each other and enjoy an informal program on the global development of family medicine.


Member Constituencies Meet & Greet

Thursday, October 23
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Network with like-minded colleagues as you discuss issues relevant to your constituency, your patients, and your practice. This informal networking event is an opportunity for members who identify with or are supportive of the AAFP’s member constituencies.


AAFP Member Interest Group Reception

Thursday, October 23
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Outside Ballroom ABC

Celebrate the AAFP’s new member interest groups (MIGs). Join your MIG colleagues for a reception immediately following Thursday’s General Session. Learn more about the MIGs, speak with colleagues with shared professional interests, or find out how to form a new MIG. Cash bar and light snacks will be provided.

Current MIGs include:

  • Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care
  • Independent Solo/Small Group Practice
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Rural Health
  • Direct Primary Care

AAFP Member Interest Group on Direct Primary Care (MIG-DPC)

Saturday, October 25
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Washington Marriott Marquis

This is the inaugural annual MIG meeting for AAFP members who practice or are interested in the direct primary care (DPC) model.

Please join your colleagues to:

  • Learn more about the newly formed MIG-DPC.
  • Discuss and begin work on objectives and long-term goals of the MIG-DPC.
  • Share your thoughts and ideas on challenges in the DPC model that may warrant advocacy efforts and hear best practices for practicing family medicine in a DPC model.

Join the Member Interest Group on Direct Primary Care today.

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Tuesday, October 21 - Saturday, October 25, 2014

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, DC

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