State Legislative Conference

Friday, November 6 - Saturday, November 7
W Minneapolis - The Foshay
Minneapolis, MN

Spark real change in your state. Delve into the hot family medicine issues at the state level and advocate on behalf of family medicine, your patients, and your community. Network and build relationships with health policy experts, family physicians, constituent chapter leaders, and AAFP staff as you discuss state health policy issues.

Build your list of contacts to call on for insights and recommendations, and deepen your understanding of state issues that affect family medicine.

Share your experiences and participate in discussions, and attend sessions on:

  • Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Worforce Development
  • Insurance Consolidation

Be a resource for your state. Register for the State Legislative Conference and tell your friends. Share the opportunity for involvement in state-level advocacy. 

Before you go, reach out to your state chapter—find out how they’re getting involved.

For more information, please contact Shannon Morey.

Schedule at a Glance

November 6
8:00 - 9:00 amRegistration
8:00 - 9:00 amWelcome & Policy Discussions
9:00 - 10:00 amWelcome to Minnesota
10:00 - 10:30 amAAFP Government Affairs Update
10:30 - 12:00 pmPrescription Drug Abuse: State Innovations
12:00 -1:30 pmKeynote Lunch: Healthcare in the News
1:30 - 3:00 pmMedicare Managed Care
3:00 - 4:00 pmInsurance Consolidation
4:00 - 5:00 pmSCOTUS on Healthcare
5:00 pmInstructions & Housekeeping
6:00 - 8:00 pmOpening Night Reception
November 7
8:00 - 9:00 amBest Practices - Ask Anything
9:00 - 10:30 amInvestment in Primary Care
10:30 - 11:30 amWrap-Up & Adjournment


The W Minneapolis - The Foshay
821 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 215-3700

Accomodations may be made online( or by contacting the hotel directly. Be sure to reference the AAFP Legislative conference to receive to ensure booking at the conference rate. 

Reservations made after October 6, 2015 will be confirmed on a rate and space-available basis. The conference rate of $155.00 is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date. The Loews New Orleans Hotel guarantees reservations by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to the guest's scheduled arrival. Reservations may be canceled without charge up to 48 hours prior to the day of arrival. There will be no fee for cancellations as a result of medical or family emergency.

Register for SLC 2015

Friday, November 6 - Saturday, November 7
The W Minneapolis - The Forshay