Wednesday, February 19 - Saturday, February 22, 2020 | Houston, TX

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express® Live Course

Register by January 8 to save $150.

Stay Current and Prepare for the ABFM Exam

Designed by and for family physicians, this course will ensure you’re equipped with the most current family medicine recommendations—so you can provide the best care for your patients. This in-depth review covers the evidence-based principles and medical guidelines of family medicine, and focuses on 14 body system categories, population-based care, and patient-based systems.

Get everything you need to pass your Boards and review family medicine guidelines in three and half days:

  • Quick 30- to 45-minute presentations and post-tests (including 175+ case studies and 500+ Board-style questions) by Board-certified physicians
  • Interactive opportunities to compare responses and identify knowledge gaps
  • Q&A sessions
  • Bonus session: “Guide for Exam Preparation”
  • Free online access to the AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package

Free Board Review Self-Study Package

[Board Review Self-Study - Digital]

Keep on learning long after your Board Review Express course is over. Receive complimentary online access to the Board Review Self-Study Package ($795 value for AAFP members) upon your first day of attendance at the live course. Gain access to an additional 100+ case studies, 200+ Board-style questions and more. Earn up to 80.25 AAFP Prescribed credits when you attend the live course (28.25 credits) and complete the self-study package (52 credits). See additional information.


AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express

February 19-22, 2020

Houston, TX
Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria

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Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird    $1,235
Standard     $1,385

Student or Resident
Early Bird    $915
Standard     $1,065

Allied Health
Early Bird     $1,235
Standard      $1,385

Nonmember
Early Bird     $1,875
Standard      $2,025

 

Early bird ends January 8.

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This course is also offered as livestream. Learn more.

 

HEAR WHAT COLLEAGUES ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS COURSE
July 2018, "Board Review Live Course Testimonials"

Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 80.25 AAFP Prescribed credits. View CME Credit Statement »


Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in family medicine.
  • Analyze your training needs on conditions or elements within specific body systems, as defined by the ABFM.
  • Outline effective test-taking strategies to prepare for the ABFM exam.

Event Schedule

Below is a sample schedule for the course. A detailed schedule will be available to participants before the course begins.

Wednesday
Wednesday : 7:00 a.m.Registration / Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Wednesday : 7:45 a.m.Be Seated and Get Connected
Wednesday : 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.Course Technology and Overview
Wednesday : 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Wednesday : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Wednesday : 1:15 - 6:00 p.m.Presentations
Wednesday : 6:00 p.m.Adjourn
Thursday
Thursday : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Thursday : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Thursday : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Thursday : 1:15 - 6:00 p.m.Presentations
Thursday : 6:00 p.m.Adjourn
Friday
Friday : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Friday : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Friday : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Friday : 1:15 - 6:00 p.m.Presentations
Friday : 6:00 p.m.Adjourn
Saturday
Saturday : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Saturday : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Presentations
Saturday : 12:00 p.m.Course Adjourns

Note: Times are subject to change.


Course Topics by Subcategory

Cardiology
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Hypertension
Heart Failure
Managing Dysrhythmias
ACS and Hyperlipidemia
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Maternity Care
Selected Issues in Women's Health: Contraception, Infertility, Cancer
 
Community Medicine
Health Promotion and Screening
Epidemiology
Orthopedics
Fractures and Fracture Care
Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedics Problems in Family Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedics: A Clinical Review
Sports Medicine for the Family Medicine Physician
 
Dermatology
Managing Common Cutaneous Problems
Otolaryngology
Common ENT Problems
 
Emergency and Urgent Care
Trauma and Wound Care
Bites, Stings, and Other Emergency Things
Pain Management
Management of Chronic Pain
 
Endocrinology
Diabetes: Treatment amd Complications
Endocrine Disease: Practical, Evidence-Based, Clinical Pointers
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Pediatrics
Common Newborn Issues
Well Child Care and Adolescent Health Issues
 
Gastroenterology
Review of the Diseases of the Upper GI Tract
Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract
Psychiatry
Behavioral Medicine I: Major Depression in Adults and Special Populations
Behavioral Medicine II: Bipolar Disorders and Anxiety Disorders
Behavioral Medicine III: ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and OCD
 
Geriatrics
Common Issues in the Elderly
Acute and Chronic Cognitive Impairment
Unique Geriatric Pharmacologic Issues
Pulmonary Medicine
Adult Pulmonary Disease
Asthma: Pediatric and Adult
COPD, Lung Cancer, OSA, Sarcoidosis
 
Hematology
Challenging Issues in Hematology
Rheumatology
The Major Arthritides: Practical, Evidence-Based, Clinical Pointers
 
Infectious Disease
Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vaginitis, and Vaginosis
Fever and Infectious Disease in Children
Surgery
Preoperative Examination and Surgical Managment
The Surgical Abdomen
 
Nephrology
Renal Disease
Urology
Urologic Problems: Practical, Evidence-Based Clinical Pointers Update
 
Neurology
Common Neurological Issues
Acute CVA and TIA
  

Note: Topics are subject to change.


Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the full-color syllabus and other resourses up to two weeks before the course.

A hard copy of the full-color syllabus may be purchased for $135 in advance of the course. A limited number of copies will be available on site for $165.


Hotel Information

The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay. Making reservations early is encouraged.

Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria(gc.synxis.com)
2222 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: (855) 463-3091

Rate: $159 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- January 20, 2020

Houston, TX

Casual sophistication with modern appeal is what you’ll find at Royal Sonesta Houston, one of the few AAA Four Diamond rated hotels in Houston. From a laid-back atmosphere, luxury amenities and fine dining to a location within walking distance to the Houston Galleria mall and Uptown neighborhood.

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP. 

ABOUT HOTEL RESERVATIONS
  • Reservations include complimentary access to fitness center and discounted parking for local and overnight guests.
  • Reservations made after January 20, 2020, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to scheduled arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival.
RESERVATIONS INCLUDE:
  • Complimentary wireless internet access in guest rooms
  • Complimentary access to fitness center
  • Doscounted self-parking

CME Credit Statement

This Live activity, Family Medicine Board Review Express™, with a beginning date of February 19, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 28.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Live activity for a maximum of 28.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material activity, AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package 13th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 46 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins August 1, 2018. Term of approval is for three years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 46 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Family Medicine Board Review Webcast Series – 1 credit per activity/6 activities possible

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.


You may purchase the Board Review Self-Study package any time after registering for the Board Review Express live course and be eligible to receive a refund. Please contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237 or email for more details.