Family Medicine Advocacy Summit

Monday, May 21 - Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Fight for Family Medicine in the Nation’s Capital 

Join the fight for family medicine in Washington, DC, at the annual Family Medicine Advocacy Summit. Learn about the legislative issues facing family medicine and best practices for lobbying. The summit provides an opportunity to share your experience in family medicine– in your own voice– with your Representatives and Senators.

Please check back often for Summit updates, and do not hesitate to reach out with any questions at aafp@aafp.org.  


Registration Fees

Registration begins: March 1, 2018

Early Bird registration deadline: April 8, 2018
Registration closes:
May 13, 2018

Registration Fees

Attendee Type

On or Before April 8, 2018

 

After April 8, 2018

 

Attendee Type

:

General Attendee

On or Before April 8, 2018

 

:

$250

After April 8, 2018

 

:

$300

 

Attendee Type

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Students/Residents

On or Before April 8, 2018

 

:

$150

After April 8, 2018

 

:

$150

 

Questions?

Contact:

aafp@aafp.org

Hotel

Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill
525 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

Reservations may be made online(gc.synxis.com) or by contacting the hotel directly. If calling the hotel, please be sure to reference the AAFP FMAS room block in order to receive the special conference rate. Please note that the deadline for booking under the AAFP conference rate is May 2, 2018.

Hotel stays outside of the dates of May 18 through May 20 may be subject to standard room rates. All reservations will adhere to standard hotel booking and cancellation policies.

Should the hotel sell out and you still need accommodations during the conference, there are a number of alternative hotels nearby. Please note that there is no established AAFP block at these hotels, but the following are very close/walkable to the Washington Court Hotel: 

Kimpton George Hotel(www.hotelgeorge.com) (0.2 miles)
15 E St NW, Washington, DC 20001
202-347-4200

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill(washingtondc.regency.hyatt.com) (0.2 miles)
400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
202-737-1234

FMAS 2018 Mobile App

The Family Medicine 2018 mobile app will be available for Apple, Android, and mobile devices. 

Use the app to build your schedule, connect with your fellow attendees, stay informed with updates, download session materials right to your device, and more.

Upon download, please allow notifications to receive information about possible schedule changes as well as opportunities to further advocate for Family Medicine.

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.