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
  • Fellowships in Family Medicine
  • 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?
  • NEW Understanding and Negotiating Your First Employment Agreement
  • Women in Family Medicine: Careers and Families

Clinical Skills

  • 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 This is (Health Policy) Jeopardy!!!

Leadership Development

  • Residents as Teachers

Practice Management

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


  • Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters: Important 2015 Studies That May Change Your Practice
  • NEW Positive Deviance: A Value Based Approach to Patient Engagement and the Co-creation of Quality Improvement Between Provider Teams and Patients
  • Resident Research Grant Paper Presentation

2015 National Conference

Thursday, July 30 - Saturday, August 1, 2015

Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, MO