2014 Family Medicine Global Health Workshop

Register Online

Thursday, September 11 - Saturday, September 13, 2014

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
San Diego, CA

Register by June 30, 2014 to save!

To register by fax or mail, download the registration form(1 page PDF).

Register Online

Thursday, September 11 - Saturday, September 13, 2014

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
San Diego, CA

Register by June 30, 2014 to save!

To register by fax or mail, download the registration form(1 page PDF).

Thursday, September 11 - Saturday, September 13, 2014
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
San Diego, CA

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

  • Get started in global health
  • Strengthen your capacity to contribute to global health programs
  • Prepare to serve as a family medicine consultant
  • Learn how to organize and conduct a global health consultation
  • Broaden your clinical knowledge about global health concerns
  • Evaluate the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings
  • Strengthen preparation of students, residents and physicians for global health fieldwork
  • Promote family medicine faculty development

For more information, please contact Rebecca Janssen.

Registration Fees

 On or Before 6/30/14After 6/30/14
AAFP Active MemberOn or Before 6/30/14: $460After 6/30/14: $530
Physician Nonmember
On or Before 6/30/14: $510After 6/30/14: $590
Allied Health Professional (RN, NP, PA, etc.)
On or Before 6/30/14: $490After 6/30/14: $570
ResidentOn or Before 6/30/14: $360After 6/30/14: $460
StudentOn or Before 6/30/14: $150After 6/30/14: $150

Hotel Reservations

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine(resweb.passkey.com)
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA  92122
858-533-1234
888-591-1234

Rate: The discounted AAFP rate is $145/night. The deadline for hotel reservations at the discounted rate is August 13, 2014.

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP.

Abstract Submission

The submission deadline for peer presentation abstracts, concept presentation abstracts, and poster abstract submissions is Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Call for Abstracts

The AAFP Center for International Health Initiatives invites attendees to share their family medicine global health experiences at the 2014 AAFP Family Medicine Global Health Workshop. The theme of the 2014 Workshop is "The Changing Landscape of Global Family Medicine." The submission deadline for peer presentation abstracts, concept presentation abstracts, and poster abstract submissions is Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Students and residents are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts. Health care professionals in specialties other than family medicine are also invited to participate.

Suggested topics include the following:

  • Lessons learned from global health experiences
  • Ways to improve and strengthen health care systems through family medicine development
  • International family medicine consultations on health care delivery and human resources for health issues in low- and middle-income countries
  • Impact of international rotations and global health experiences on students’ and residents’ development as physicians
  • Global clinical issues in resource-poor countries
  • Sustainability implications of short-term international projects or partnerships

Exhibitor Guidelines and Application Form

View the 2014 exhibitor guidelines and download the submission form.

Exhibitors

Global health-focused exhibits are a great opportunity for you to get concentrated exposure to individuals who have a keen interest in all aspects of international health. Consider exhibiting if you:

  • Offer volunteer international health opportunities
  • Work in undeveloped and underserved regions around the globe
  • Collect and donate medical equipment and supplies
  • Offer any financial aid (student loan repayment) for those health professionals who intend to work globally in underserved communities
  • Promote global health through community initiatives and service learning
  • Offer CME for local doctors in underserved communities globally
  • Offer cultural and language training for U.S. health professionals
  • Administer international health programs (rotation/area of concentration/fellowship) via a medical school or a family residency program
  • Offer services and products useful for health care professionals in their everyday practice locally and abroad

To exhibit, submit your completed application form by e-mail to Alex Ivanov, by fax to 913-906-6289, or by mail to:


AAFP International Department
American Academy of Family Physicians
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS 66211

Questions? Contact Rebecca Janssen at 800-274-2237 ext. 6812 or Alex Ivanov  at 800-274-2237 ext. 4510.