Call for 2015 Workshop Proposals

Completed proposals must be submitted no later than Friday, November 14, 2014.

You are invited to submit one or more workshop proposals for the 42nd National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, July 30 - August 1, 2015 in Kansas City, MO.

How to Submit a Proposal 

1. Log in to the AAFP proposal submission website.

New users will need to create a login. (Please note your ecode for future use.)
Returning users
will need to use their assigned ecode to log in. (Forgot your ecode? We can help.)

2. Enter Proposal and Presenter Information.

3. Submit your proposal.

The primary presenter is the individual who is self-identified for each workshop proposal submmited and will be responsible for communicating all proposal and presentation information to the AAFP and co-presenters.

If a proposal is accepted, all correspondence will be with the primary presenter using the information provided within the presenter information tab. By submitting this proposal, the primary presenter agrees to execute and return the required documents and disclosures by the due dates.

Workshop Criteria

  • Must be specific to residents and/or medical students and the specialty of family medicine
  • Must address one or more of the following content focus areas:
    • Career planning
    • Clinical skills
    • Health policy and advocacy
    • Leadership development
    • Practice management
    • Research

View topics suggested by National Conference attendees for each focus area.

  • Must work as a 60- or 90-minute session
  • May not be used as a forum for advertising specific programs, products, or services

Proposal Evaluation

The National Conference Planning Committee evaluates the following for each workshop proposal:

  • Value of topic to residents and/or medical students
  • Relevance of topic to family medicine
  • Quality of learning objectives
  • Use of learning format/tools to encourage audience interaction
  • Demonstration of evidence-based medicine
  • Speaker credentials
  • Relationship of proposed workshop to other National Conference programming
  • Past speaker ratings (if applicable)
  • Overall quality of proposal

Workshop proposals will be evaluated in January 2015. You will be notified of the status of your proposal(s) in early February 2015.

About National Conference

Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the National Conference is an ideal opportunity to meet and network with residents and medical students from across the United States. More than 1,000 family medicine residents and more than 1,200 medical students attended the 2014 conference. Each year, attendees expand their knowledge of family medicine; delve into current health and social issues; fine-tune their leadership skills; and network with peers, educators, prominent family medicine leaders, and many others.

View highlights from the 2014 conference.

Modify Your Proposal

Important Note: If you need to modify your proposal, you can return to your partially completed or completed submission by logging into the system and clicking "Submit Proposal" and then "Modify Proposal" on the left side of the screen. Once the deadline has passed, no additional modifications will be allowed.