2013 AAFP Scientific Assembly

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Assembly Videos

Presidential Address

In his first address as AAFP President, Reid Blackwelder, MD, demonstrates his strong belief in the galvanizing power of family medicine. Acknowledging both challenges and opportunities on the family medicine landscape, Dr. Blackwelder describes family physicians leading the way to health care transformation.

Opening Session: Glenna Salsbury

Hear from motivational speaker Glenna Salsbury with an inspiring and funny message about how to boost your energy, enthusiasm, and effectiveness. During the Opening Session, Salsbury outlined simple but poignant ways to seek personal connections with your patients and staff.

What gives family physicians the most joy?

Hear from several Assembly attendees who visited the RealTalk Video Booths on site at the San Diego Convention Center.  Listing appreciative patients, being able to help, and treating patients as family, these family docs truly love their calling.

UpClose Daily Editions

Missed the paper edition? Read the daily digital UpClose for a recap of past Assembly events and profiles of speakers and colleagues.

Tuesday and Wednesday(www.nxtbook.com)

Issue includes:

  • Welcome to Assembly (Page 1; continued on page 13)
  • The Hub in Hall A (Page 3)
  • General Sessions (Page 4)
  • CME Highlights (Pages 6-8)

Issue includes:

  • Opening Session: Real Issues recap (Page 1, continued on page 15)
  • Q&A with new President Dr. Blackwelder (Page 3)
  • AAFP Election Results (Page 4)
  • Expo Hall Opens Today (Page 8)


Issue includes:

  • Panel Session: Real Answers (Page 1)
  • Assembly Celebration Heads to the Ballpark (Page 3)
  • Congress of Delegates Update (Page 4)
  • Handouts Educate about ACA Changes (Page 12)


Issue includes:

  • How FPs Can Fascinate (Pages 1 and 3)
  • Meet the Family Physician of the Year (Page 3)
  • Practice Enhancement Concerns Discussed (Page 4)
  • Profile: San Diego Free Clinics (Page 14)