State Legislative Conference

Be an advocate for family medicine.

Attend the 2017 State Legislative Conference in Dallas November 2-4, and bring home best practices.

Learn about issues influencing health care and how to effect change where you live. Connect with health policy experts, family physicians, chapter leaders, and AAFP staff. Build your list of contacts to call on for insights and recommendations. Register now.

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

  • Health reform 2.0
  • Insurance
  • Direct Primary Care
  • MACRA
  • Climate change
  • Vaccines
  • AAFP health resources
  • And more

Be an advocate for family medicine. Attend the 2017 State Legislative Conference.

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Rate Information

  • Residents and Students - $100
  • Chapter Executives, staff, and AAFP members - $150
  • Non-members/other - $250

Hotel Information

The hotel room block at The Highland Dallas has sold out. Below are suggested hotels near the conference:

2017 State Legislative Conference Agenda

Thursday, November 2, 2017Session
Thursday, November 2, 2017: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.Session: Pre-Conference Welcome Reception, Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield
Friday, November 3, 2017Session
Friday, November 3, 2017: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.Session: Registration & Breakfast
Friday, November 3, 2017: 8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
Session: Welcome to Dallas
Friday, November 3, 2017: 8:15 - 9:00 a.m.Session: State Roundtable and Leadership in State Governmental Advocacy Award Winners
Friday, November 3, 2017: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Session: AAFP Government Affairs Update
Friday, November 3, 2017: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Session: MACRA
Friday, November 3, 2017: 11:05 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session: Health Reform 2.0: CHIP and Medicaid Reforms
Friday, November 3, 2017: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Session: Keynote Lunch: Healthcare in the News
Friday, November 3, 2017: 1:35 - 2:35 p.m.
Session: Health Reform 2.0: Insurance
Friday, November 3, 2017: 2:35 - 2:50 p.m.
Session: Break
Friday, November 3, 2017: 2:50 - 3:50 p.m.Session: Administrative Burden: Legislative Approach to Burnout
Friday, November 3, 2017: 3:55 - 4:55 p.m.
Session: Direct Primary Care
Friday, November 3, 2017: 5:05 - 5:35 p.m.
Session: Workforce Development
Saturday, November 4, 2017Session
Saturday, November 4, 2017: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.Session: Breakfast
Saturday, November 4, 2017: 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.Session: Prescription Drug Abuse
Saturday, November 4, 2017: 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.Session: Health Landscape
Saturday, November 4, 2017: 10:05 - 11:00 a.m.Session: Climate Change and Its Consequences
Saturday, November 4, 2017: 11:05 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Session: Defending Evidence-based Medicine: The Importance of Vaccines
Saturday, November 4, 2017: 12:00 p.m.Session: Wrap Up & Adjournment

2017 State Legislative Conference

November 2-4
The Highland Dallas
Dallas, TX

Questions?

Contact:

Robert Hall
Director, Division of Government Relations
rhall@aafp.org