State Legislative Conference

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

Enhance your advocacy skills for state issues that affect family medicine

Register for the State Legislative Conference in Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 6-7, and take a deep dive into the state family medicine issues from across the nation.

Explore the hot topics for state advocacy on behalf of family medicine, your patients, and your community. Network and build relationships with health policy experts, family physicians, chapter leaders, and AAFP staff. Build your list of contacts to call on for insights and recommendations, and dig deep into the state issues that impact family medicine.

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

  • Prescription drug abuse
  • Workforce development 
  • Insurance consolidation

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 pmMedicaid and Health Insurance
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 - 9:30 amFamily Physicians and Telehealth
9:30 - 11:00 amInvestment in Primary Care
11:00 - 12:00 pmWorkforce Development
12:00 pmWrap-Up & Adjournment

For more information on sessions and speakers, view the 2015 State Legislative Conference full agenda(3 page PDF).


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 recieve 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. 

Register for SLC 2015

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