2015 Family Medicine Global Health Workshop

Make Your Impact More Sustainable

Friday, October 2 - Sunday, October 4, 2015
(Preconference Thursday, October 1)
Grand Hyatt, Denver, CO

Join AAFP members from across the map at the 12th annual Global Health Workshop. Whether you're exploring opportunities to engage in global health, preparing for your overseas experience, or seeking to broaden your clinical knowledge about global health concerns, the Global Health Workshop is the place to network, learn, and train with current and aspiring global health advocates.

Connect with people and places. Learn what only experience can teach you.

  • Match your experience and skills with global health needs.
  • Prepare to serve as a family medicine consultant
  • Learn how to organize and conduct a global health consultation
  • Evaluate the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings
  • Advise and train students, residents and physicians for global health endeavors
  • Promote family medicine faculty development

     Don't Miss the Polaris Preconference

        Family Medicine: Experience Globally, Apply Locally
        Thursday, October 1, Noon-5 p.m.

The AAFP Global Health Workshop will host a preconference organized by Wonca Polaris, Young Physicians Movement of the Wonca North America Region. The preconference will include two tracks of speakers and small group discussions on topics in which Polaris members have indicated strong interest:

  • International exchanges
  • Peer interaction
  • Leadership
  • Mentorship
  • Research
  • Poster presentations

At the end of the day, participants will convene for keynote addresses by speakers with experience in Global Family Medicine leadership.

Learn More About Polaris

To Register for the Preconference, call the AAFP Contact Center at (800) 274-2237. Preconference registration is complimentary with full Global Health Workshop registration, and $50 for all others.

Submit an Abstract

Access information, steps, and our online tool to submit an abstract for the 2015 Family Medicine Global Health Workshop.

Abstract submission deadline: May 31, 2015


Alexander Ivanov
AAFP Center for Global Health Initiatives
(913) 906-6000 ext. 5123

Ashley Jungles
Interprofessional Activities
(913) 906-6000 ext. 3140