Resident Programming

Thinking beyond residency? This programming is specifically designed to be of specific interest to residents, including those preparing to transition into practice. Workshop topics include exploration of career options, evaluating and negotiating employment agreements, fellowships, financial information and tips for easing into practice.

Career Planning

  • NEW CV Preparation for Residents: Simple Steps for Success
  • Family Medicine Cares (AAFP Foundation)
  • Fellowships in Family Medicine (STFM Academic Track)
  • Global Health and Family Medicine: Finding Your Best Pathway Into Global Health
  • Minority Special Interest Discussion
  • Patient- and Community-Centered Care in the Rural Landscape: Is it Great to Be a Small-town Doc?
  • Understanding and Negotiating Your First Employment Agreement

Clinical Skills

  • NEW Acing the First Year of Residency: How to Be Proficient from Day One
  • Addition to the Medical Home: Integrative Medicine
  • NEW Clinical Skills to Prevent, Identify, and Manage Problematic Substance Use Across the Lifespan
  • Common Dermatological Conditions in Family Medicine
  • NEW Concussions: Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Management
  • NEW Global Health Begins at Home: Caring for Refugees in the Family Medicine Home
  • Maternal Care and Childbirth in Family Medicine
  • NEW Nutrition and the Older Adult: Beyond the Multivitamin
  • Wilderness Medicine: Thriving and Surviving in the Outdoors

Health Policy and Advocacy

  • Advocating for Health Care Reform: AAFP Initiatives
  • Choosing Wisely®: Conversations With Your Patients About Unnecessary Interventions
  • NEW Embracing Cultural Humility, Competency, and Advocacy to Decrease Health Disparities
  • NEW This is (Health Policy) Jeopardy!!!

Leadership Development

  • Residents as Teachers (STFM Academic Track)

Practice Management

  • NEW Direct Primary Care
  • Financial Responsibilities: From Educational Debt to Financial Independence
  • New Skills for 21st Century Family Physicians


  • NEW Bright Spotting: Finding the Right Patients and Health Care Teams to Improve Outcomes
  • NEW Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters: Important 2015 Studies That May Change Your Practice
  • Resident Research Grant Paper Presentation (AAFP Foundation)


2016 National

Join us for the 2016 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students!

July 28 - July 30, 2016
Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, MO

Registration will open in February.