About the Symposium

Registration Opens December 7!

PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO

PDW: 7:00 a.m. Fri, Mar 24 - 3:30 p.m. Sun, Mar 26

RPS: 1:30 p.m. Sat, Mar 25 - 11:00 a.m. Tues, Mar 28

PDW and RPS: 7:00 a.m. Fri, Mar 24 - 11:00 a.m. Tues, Mar 28

2017 PDW/RPS Schedule

The PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium is designed to provide family medicine residency team members with high quality continuing professional development, practical strategies for improving residency education, and a better understanding of how to maintain compliance with the current and changing graduate medical education accreditation systems and standards involving family medicine rules, regulations, and policies. This national conference for residency program directors, faculty, nurses, and administrators provides information, solutions, and inspiration for the entire residency team.

No matter which residency program role you represent, everyone can attend both PDW and RPS.

Take advantage of the opportunity to gain information, solutions, and inspiration for the whole team. Only at the PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium.

Program Directors Workshop

Connect with colleagues at PDW. A combination of networking and need-to-know information, this conference is designed to address the specific needs of program directors and associate program directors.

Residency Program Solutions

Bring your whole team to the conference designed to help you find solutions that work. RPS offers customized programming designed to address issues faced by program directors, associate program directors, administrators/coordinators, nurses, faculty and the whole residency team.

PDW and RPS Shared Programming

Included in everyone's registration!

Special Programming

Take part in special programming designed for administrator/coordinator and nurse attendees. Additional registration fees apply.


The PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium is managed by the AAFP. The Planning Committee is made up of representatives from the symposium's sponsoring organizations: the AAFP Commission on Education (AAFP), the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), the Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM), the Association of Family Medicine Administration (AFMA), the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD), the Family Medicine Residency Nurses Association (FMRNA), the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG), the Residency Program Solutions Panel of Consultants (RPS Panel), and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM).

2017 Planning Committee

Chair - Stan Kozakowski, MD, FAAFP

AAFP - Fred Miser, MD, MA, FAAFP

ABFM - Sam Jones, MD, FAAFP

ACOFP - David Skillinge, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP

ADFM - Allan Wilke, MA, MD, FAAFP

AFMA - Cheryl Haynes, BA

AFMRD - Jim Jarvis, MD, FAAFP

FMRNA - Marcia Snook, RN, BSN

NAPCRG - Sarah Gebauer, MD

RPS Panel - Eric Skye, MD, FAAFP

STFM - Marcy Lake, DO