• AAFP Events and Opportunities

    Family medicine is your specialty. Join us in shaping it.

    Family medicine is your specialty. Join us in shaping it. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has many exciting events and opportunities for members to engage, network, and share their expertise with current and future colleagues to make a difference in family medicine. Put your stamp on family medicine by participating as a speaker, poster presenter, exhibitor, or author. Explore the events and opportunities below and contact the AAFP for more information about how you can help us shape family medicine. Request info about the opportunities listed below.

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    Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

    Memories are made at FMX. Thousands of family physicians gather and network at the AAFP’s largest annual meeting. From interactive lectures, procedure workshops, and inspiring keynote speakers, FMX is the place to be for family physicians.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker, Poster Presenter, Exhibitor. Request info.

    National Conference

    National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students

    At National Conference, residents and medical students learn more about the specialty of family medicine through workshops, special interest group discussions, ultrasound clinics, and procedural skill courses.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker, Poster Presenter, Exhibitor. Request Info.

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    Program Directors Workshop and Residency Program Solutions (PDW/ RPS) Residency Education Symposium

    This annual symposium provides educational and networking opportunities for the entire residency program team. Strategies for improving residency education are offered through workshops, plenaries, poster presentations, regulatory updates, and an innovation showcase.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker, Poster Presenter. Request info.

    Live CME

    Live Continuing Medical Education (CME) Events

    AAFP Live CME events are offered in a variety of great locations throughout the year. They feature up-to-date, evidence-based courses created by family physicians for family physicians.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker. Request info.

    Physician Well-being Conference

    Physician Health and Well-being Conference

    Attendees explore evidence-based solutions aimed at the health and well-being of family physicians. Experts discuss important well-being topics, including solutions for improved professional satisfaction and patient care.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker, Exhibitor. Request info.

    The Everyone Project

    The EveryONE Project™

    The EveryONE Project™ focuses on the social determinants of health, diversity and inclusion, as well as health equity as a strategic priority for the AAFP. Focus areas include workforce diversity, advocacy, interdisciplinary collaboration and practice education/tools.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker, Author. Request info.

    Global Health Summit

    Global Health Summit

    At the Global Health Summit, attendees network, learn, and train with current and aspiring global health advocates. They explore opportunities to serve in global health, prepare for experiences in other countries, and broaden clinical knowledge on global health issues.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker, Poster Presenter, Exhibitor. Request info.

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    Annual Chapter Leader Forum (ACLF)

    The ACLF focuses on new ways to address issues that affect members. The forum features targeted breakout sessions on leadership, board governance, advocacy, and communications.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker. Request info.

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    National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL)

    NCCL is the AAFP’s premier leadership and policy development event for underrepresented constituencies—women, new physicians, international medical graduate, minority, and LGBT physicians. NCCL’s goal is to better acquaint attendees with the AAFP’s policy-making systems, equip them with skills to be a policy advocate and effective leader, connect them with their peers, and fuel their passion to be involved with the AAFP and their chapter.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker. Request info.

    DPC Summit

    Direct Primary Care (DPC) Summit

    At the DPC Summit, attendees learn practical skills, and are provided valuable information and resources to help them begin or continue a direct primary care practice.

    Opportunity Type: Speaker, Exhibitor, Sponsor. Request info.

    American Family Physician

    American Family Physician (AFP)

    AFP provides high-quality, continuing medical education for more than 190,000 family physicians and other primary care clinicians. It is a semimonthly, editorially independent, peer-reviewed journal of the AAFP.

    Opportunity Type: Author. Request info.

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    FPM journal offers practical advice to help family physicians advance their practice, patient care, and career. It is an editorially independent, peer-reviewed journal published six times per year by the AAFP.

    Opportunity Type: Author. Request info.

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    FP Essentials™

    FP Essentials™ is a monograph published monthly that focuses on new diagnostic methods, treatments, and guidelines specific to family medicine. Each monograph explores a selected topic in-depth, presented in four easy-to-read, brief sections.

    Opportunity Type: Author. Request info.

    Be there when opportunity knocks.

    Are you interested in research, publication, serving as CME faculty, or engaging with the AAFP through other initiatives? Tell us how you want to engage with the AAFP. Participate in the Interest and Expertise Portfolio, a database built to match the right opportunities with the right people.