The Hub

The place to be during FMX is the Hub. Central to all things FMX, the Hub is your go-to spot to connect, network, and learn.

Hub Hours

Tuesday, September 20 | 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 21 | 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 22 | 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday, September 23 | 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 24 | 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Poster Presentations
Review the latest research in family medicine, gain resources for patient education, and earn CME credit.  Discuss topics with presenters Wednesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Expanded Learning
Dig deep in these shorter, interactive sessions designed for you to explore specific topics with presenters and peers. Take this opportunity to meet with others who share your interests. Not approved for CME credit.
Expanded Learning Presentations »

Chat & Chew
You're not alone. Meet others with the same needs, problems, or goals. Discuss topics with your peers during this engaging opportunity. Network with fellow AAFP members. Participate in continuing professional development activities surrounding topics of interest to you. Available Wednesday through Saturday.


Enjoy multiple food and beverage options to keep you energized. A variety of food carts will be set up for attendees to purchase lunch. Available Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Food Options:

  • Paninis
  • The BBQ Pit
  • Surf & Turf
  • Pita Hut Greek
  • Taste of Asia
  • Sandwich Zone

Also Available in the Hub

  • Scientific Informational Displays: These displays are informative, educational, and contain original work that is current and relevant to family physicians. Authors will be available to answer questions Wednesday and Thursday, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Hub. Not available for CME credit.
  • Center for the History of Family Medicine: The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) is the primary repository of information and resources on the history and evolution of general practice, family practice and the specialty of Family Medicine in the United States.
  • Internet Access Station: Report your CME!
  • AAFP Apparel: AAFP and FMX specific apparel will be available for purchase, Wednesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Book Signing: Atul Gawande will sign copies of Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End on Wednesday, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
  • Visit San Antonio: Visit with a San Antonio representative and learn more about the city that will host 2017 FMX.
  • All Day Coffee: Enjoy complimentary coffee Wednesday through Saturday, 6:30 to 8:30 a.m.; 10:15 to 10:30 a.m.; and 2:45 to 3:00 p.m. Provided by AAFP. 
  • Lactation Rooms: Central location available for nursing mothers.
  • Award Winners: Learn more about Family Physician of the Year and Award Winners in the following categories: Excellence in Graduate Medical Education, Distinguished and Meritorious Service to Family Medicine, Exemplary Teaching Awards, Program of Excellence, Excellence in Collaboration, Excellence in Community Service, Excellence in Exposure to Family Medicine and Family Physicians, Excellence in Measures of Success, AAFP Top Ten Awards, Special Consideration for Newly Established FMIG, Special Consideration for Most Improved FMIG, Special Consideration for First-Time Applicant, Excellence in Promoting the Value of Primary Care, Excellence in Promoting the Scope of Family Medicine

Register for FMX

Earn a year's worth of Prescribed CME credit!
35 Live PLUS
25 Enduring credits

Sept 20 - Sept 24
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL


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