• Family Medicine
    Advocacy Summit 2021

    Fight for Family Medicine in the Nation's Capital

    • Why advocacy matters: Learn how family physicians can influence the legislative process
    • You are a constituent: Use your unique family medicine perspective to engage with Congress
    • Virtual lobbying: best practices for sharing your story with elected officials and staff
    • Storytelling: creating memorable narratives that have a lasting impact

    Save the Date for the 2021 Virtual Event: Wednesday, May 19, 2021


    Help Advance the Specialty of Family Medicine

    Join your colleagues and meet with members of Congress to advocate for family medicine. Learn about issues facing family medicine and best practices for sharing your story with elected officials in a virtual setting through a short series of on-demand training modules. FMAS is an excellent opportunity for family physicians to engage with policymakers and share solutions to our most pressing issues.

    Watch this space for information about FMAS 2021.

    Cancellation Policy
    Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, FMAS educates participants on family medicine’s legislative priority issues, trains attendees on how to lobby on Capitol Hill, and allows participants to put these skills to use with federal legislators and their staff. Advocacy is a high priority of the AAFP and every family physician and educator can learn how to be effective in Washington and at home.

    FMAS Schedule at a Glance

    Curious about what was covered at FMAS? See the 2019 schedule »

    Access FMAS via the AAFP Events App

    Want to build your FMAS schedule and stay updated on the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit? The AAFP Events App is available for Apple, Android, and mobile devices and will contain a link to download the 2021 FMAS Event after registration is live.

    You will be able to use the app to:

    • Build your schedule
    • Connect with your fellow attendees
    • Receive event updates
    • Download sessions materials directly to your device

    Note: to receive information about possible schedule changes, make sure you allow the app to send notifications.