Schedule

Get a head start on National Conference and plan your schedule ahead of time so you're prepared when you get to Kansas City. Our searchable schedule allows you filter National Conference sessions and events by topic, type, faculty or day, search by keywords, and sort by date and time. Click on the session or event title to see more detailed information, such as learning objectives and CME credits.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Viviana Martinez-Bianchi MD, FAAFP
Event: #205
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, MD, FAAFP; Ellen Beck, MD; Randall Longenecker, ; Luyang Liu, MD; Keith Nokes, MD; Jacob Prunuske, MD, MSPH; Mark Ryan, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2210
Learning Objectives:
Family physicians are uniquely positioned to provide excellent care for those who may be underserved due to socioeconomic status, geographic location, language ability, disability, or other factors.

•Hear specific examples of family physicians providing care to various underserved populations in the United States.
•Discuss rewards and challenges of caring for specific underserved populations.
•Identify opportunities to engage with underserved care in local communities at all stages of training.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Networking, Faculty: Stanley Kozakowski MD, FAAFP
Event: #952
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Stanley Kozakowski, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2206
Learning Objectives:
This highly interactive forum gives you the opportunity to ask questions, share information and resources, and network with like-minded peers. Facilitators will lead discussions on topics such as the opportunities and relevant issues facing students attending international medical schools.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Scott Stringfield MD, FAAFP
Event: #250
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Scott Stringfield, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215A
Learning Objectives:
This workshop highlights opportunities to incorporate procedural care within the practice of family medicine.

•Learn about the varied procedural training skill sets, from standard to more advanced, obtainable within the scope of family medicine.
•Explore the latest evidence to support family physicians’ training in and utilization of procedural skills across all practice types.
•Develop a procedural mind-set if you are considering or have already chosen family medicine as a specialty.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Michael Burke JD
Event: #255
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Michael Burke, JD
Location: 2208
Learning Objectives:
Whether the time is now or soon to come, it is important to be prepared to evaluate an employment agreement.

•Identify the key concepts and terminology in physician employment agreements.
•Understand the legalese present in many physician employment agreements.
•Learn which concepts are more negotiable than others.
•Explore differences between contracts with health systems and private practices.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Richard Feldman MD, FAAFP
Event: #260
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Richard Feldman, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2207
Learning Objectives:
Family Practice Stories, an oral history project of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, collects stories and essays by or about 48 family physicians who practiced in the mid-20th century. Using the book and its study guide, this workshop teaches professionalism, ethics, and family medicine values through storytelling and the lessons that can be learned from a prior generation.

•List the values and basic tenets of family medicine.
•Describe what it means to be a family physician.
•Explain the power of teaching professionalism, ethics, and family medicine values in the context of the words and actions of family medicine's founding fathers.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Michael Burke JD
Event: #256
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Michael Burke, JD
Location: 2208
Learning Objectives:
Whether the time is now or soon to come, it is important to be prepared to evaluate an employment agreement.

•Identify the key concepts and terminology in physician employment agreements.
•Understand the legalese present in many physician employment agreements.
•Learn which concepts are more negotiable than others.
•Explore differences between contracts with health systems and private practices.
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Wendy Barr MD, MPH
Event: #200
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Wendy Barr, MD, MPH; Charles Carter, MD, FAAFP; Dennis Gingrich, MD; Michael Mazzone, MD
Location: 3501
Learning Objectives:
Walk through the steps of applying to a family medicine residency program.

·Gain a better understanding of how the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) application, personal statement, and curriculum vitae (CV) are used in the resident selection process.
·Learn the basics of interviewing.
·Hear educators from across the country talk about what programs are looking for in an applicant.
 
Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD) and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) jointly sponsored session
 
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Samuel Melton MD, FAAFP
Event: #220
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Samuel Melton, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2203
Learning Objectives:
Family Medicine Cares is a humanitarian program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation that brings family physicians together to improve the health of those in need, at home and around the world. In this interactive session, find out how you can make a difference in the lives of the underserved.
•Discover how Family Medicine Cares International provides patient care, delivers education and training, and works to improve the health and quality of life of the people of Haiti.
•Hear more about Family Medicine Cares USA, which provides grants and volunteers to free clinics in areas of need in the United States.
•Learn how the Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award allows residents to develop projects to benefit the underserved in their communities. 
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop
Event: #210
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 2208
Learning Objectives:
Are you preparing to send your ideal curriculum vitae (CV) to employers for your job search?

•Compare different formatting options.
•Learn what to include in your CV and what to eliminate from it.
•Review CV examples and tips to prepare a successful cover letter.
•Hear about resources the AAFP has to offer on career planning.
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Erik Lindbloom MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Event: #225
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Erik Lindbloom, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Location: 2204
Learning Objectives:
A variety of fellowships are available to family physicians for additional training in the areas of faculty development, research, sports medicine, geriatric medicine, women’s health, integrative medicine, and more.

•Learn about and understand the opportunities for fellowship training in family medicine.
•List various credentials (e.g., graduate degrees, Certificates of Added Qualifications) associated with certain fellowships.
•Find sources of information for fellowship training.
•Review the application and selection process.

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Special Academic Session
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Kimberly Stutzman MD, FAAFP
Event: #245
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Kimberly Stutzman, MD, FAAFP; Randall Longenecker, ; Kaleb Redden, DO; David Schmitz, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2209
Learning Objectives:
Family physicians make a difference in rural communities.

•Debunk myths, share joys, and discuss the realities of practicing rural medicine.
•Understand how rural careers allow physicians to care for individuals within a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) in the context of their own community.
•Discuss options for obtaining training to become a satisfied and successful rural physician.
02:45 PM - 04:15 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Scott Stringfield MD, FAAFP
Event: #240
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Scott Stringfield, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215A
Learning Objectives:
This workshop examines the many facets of providing obstetric care within the scope of family medicine.

•Explore options for maternal care provision within the discipline of family medicine.
•Recognize that providing maternal care is within the scope of family medicine and be encouraged by this opportunity.
•Understand the advantages and disadvantages of providing maternal care in family medicine.
•Practice a variety of delivery maneuvers using pelvic and infant models similar to those used in the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®) course.
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Joseph Gravel MD, FAAFP
Event: #215
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Joseph Gravel, MD, FAAFP; Wendy Barr, MD, MPH; Keith Nokes, MD
Location: 3501
Learning Objectives:
The residency interview is a major factor in family medicine residency ranking decisions.

•Learn the specific content of professional interviews.
•Hear how to best handle tough questions.
•Learn flawed responses to interview questions and how to avoid them.
•Discuss the most helpful questions to ask during an interview to gain valuable insight and help differentiate residency programs.
•Evaluate programs to achieve the best fit based on personal goals and interests.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Wendy Biggs MD, FAAFP
Event: #230
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Wendy Biggs, MD, FAAFP; Alisahah Cole, MD; Simon Griesbach, MD; Russell Maier, MD, FAAFP; Amber Robins, MD; Leslie Waldman, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2204
Learning Objectives:
Have you ever considered becoming a faculty member? Explore the types of faculty settings, steps to obtaining a faculty position, career planning, contract negotiations, and promotion opportunities.

•Describe different faculty roles in medical schools and family medicine residencies.
•Define work factors of personal importance.
•List factors to consider when negotiating a faculty position.
•Find resources to assist in preparing for a faculty role.

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Special Academic Session
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Julie Gilbert
Event: #235
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Julie Gilbert,
Location: 2215B
Learning Objectives:
Learn about the various loan repayment options and determine the "right" plan for repaying student loans.

•Learn how to obtain a medical residency forbearance and evaluate the pros and cons of making payments during residency.
•Obtain information about loan consolidation and refinancing to determine if it is a viable repayment strategy.
•Evaluate options for loan forgiveness opportunities available through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and federal loan repayment plans.
Friday, July 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Viviana Martinez-Bianchi MD, FAAFP
Event: #206
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, MD, FAAFP; Ellen Beck, MD; Randall Longenecker, ; Luyang Liu, MD; Keith Nokes, MD; Jacob Prunuske, MD, MSPH; Mark Ryan, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215A
Learning Objectives:
Family physicians are uniquely positioned to provide excellent care for those who may be underserved due to socioeconomic status, geographic location, language ability, disability, or other factors.

•Hear specific examples of family physicians providing care to various underserved populations in the United States.
•Discuss rewards and challenges of caring for specific underserved populations.
•Identify opportunities to engage with underserved care in local communities at all stages of training.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Networking, Faculty: David Schmitz MD, FAAFP
Event: #954
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schmitz, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2205
Learning Objectives:
Attend the member interest group (MIG) meeting for members interested in rural health. Learn more about the Rural Health MIG and share your thoughts and ideas. Learn more about all AAFP member interest groups at www.aafp.org/mig.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Richard Feldman MD, FAAFP
Event: #261
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Richard Feldman, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2206
Learning Objectives:
Family Practice Stories, an oral history project of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, collects stories and essays by or about 48 family physicians who practiced in the mid-20th century. Using the book and its study guide, this workshop teaches professionalism, ethics, and family medicine values through storytelling and the lessons that can be learned from a prior generation.

•List the values and basic tenets of family medicine.
•Describe what it means to be a family physician.
•Explain the power of teaching professionalism, ethics, and family medicine values in the context of the words and actions of family medicine's founding fathers.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Scott Stringfield MD, FAAFP
Event: #241
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Scott Stringfield, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215A
Learning Objectives:
This workshop examines the many facets of providing obstetric care within the scope of family medicine.

•Explore options for maternal care provision within the discipline of family medicine.
•Recognize that providing maternal care is within the scope of family medicine and be encouraged by this opportunity.
•Understand the advantages and disadvantages of providing maternal care in family medicine.
•Practice a variety of delivery maneuvers using pelvic and infant models similar to those used in the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®) course.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Erik Lindbloom MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Event: #226
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Erik Lindbloom, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Location: 2210
Learning Objectives:
A variety of fellowships are available to family physicians for additional training in the areas of faculty development, research, sports medicine, geriatric medicine, women’s health, integrative medicine, and more.

•Learn about and understand the opportunities for fellowship training in family medicine.
•List various credentials (e.g., graduate degrees, Certificates of Added Qualifications) associated with certain fellowships.
•Find sources of information for fellowship training.
•Review the application and selection process.

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Special Academic Session
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Kimberly Stutzman MD, FAAFP
Event: #246
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Kimberly Stutzman, MD, FAAFP; Randall Longenecker, ; Kaleb Redden, DO; David Schmitz, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215C
Learning Objectives:
Family physicians make a difference in rural communities.

•Debunk myths, share joys, and discuss the realities of practicing rural medicine.
•Understand how rural careers allow physicians to care for individuals within a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) in the context of their own community.
•Discuss options for obtaining training to become a satisfied and successful rural physician.
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Wendy Barr MD, MPH
Event: #201
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Wendy Barr, MD, MPH; Charles Carter, MD, FAAFP; Dennis Gingrich, MD; Michael Mazzone, MD
Location: 2504
Learning Objectives:
Walk through the steps of applying to a family medicine residency program.

·Gain a better understanding of how the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) application, personal statement, and curriculum vitae (CV) are used in the resident selection process.
·Learn the basics of interviewing.
·Hear educators from across the country talk about what programs are looking for in an applicant.
 
Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD) and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) jointly sponsored session
 
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Networking
Event: #953
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 3501 B/D
Learning Objectives:
If you are interested in the global health community and want to learn why family medicine is the specialty of choice for those interested in global health, you should attend this educational networking session. Learn how family medicine prepares you to serve globally. Hear about available opportunities and how to get involved. Interact with peers who will share their firsthand experiences in the global health community.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Julie Gilbert
Event: #236
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Julie Gilbert,
Location: 2209
Learning Objectives:
Learn about the various loan repayment options and determine the "right" plan for repaying student loans.

•Learn how to obtain a medical residency forbearance and evaluate the pros and cons of making payments during residency.
•Obtain information about loan consolidation and refinancing to determine if it is a viable repayment strategy.
•Evaluate options for loan forgiveness opportunities available through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and federal loan repayment plans.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Scott Stringfield MD, FAAFP
Event: #251
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Scott Stringfield, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215A
Learning Objectives:
This workshop highlights opportunities to incorporate procedural care within the practice of family medicine.

•Learn about the varied procedural training skill sets, from standard to more advanced, obtainable within the scope of family medicine.
•Explore the latest evidence to support family physicians’ training in and utilization of procedural skills across all practice types.
•Develop a procedural mind-set if you are considering or have already chosen family medicine as a specialty.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Career Planning, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Joseph Gravel MD, FAAFP
Event: #216
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Joseph Gravel, MD, FAAFP; Wendy Barr, MD, MPH; Keith Nokes, MD
Location: 2215A
Learning Objectives:
The residency interview is a major factor in family medicine residency ranking decisions.

•Learn the specific content of professional interviews.
•Hear how to best handle tough questions.
•Learn flawed responses to interview questions and how to avoid them.
•Discuss the most helpful questions to ask during an interview to gain valuable insight and help differentiate residency programs.
•Evaluate programs to achieve the best fit based on personal goals and interests.