FMX Poster Presentations

The FMX poster presentation application period is now open.

FMX is the premier event for family physicians attended by almost 5,000 family physicians and other health care professionals. The poster presentation area is a popular destination where attendees come for the latest family medicine research and to earn CME credit. Presenters will also have the opportunity to discuss their work with attendees.

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Poster Application Information

  • Application window will be open February 11 – March 15 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Notifications of acceptance/denial will be sent to the email address of the primary author on the application in early May.  
  • Encore abstracts are accepted.
  • Each author listed on the application must have an AAFP ID. One can be obtained at no charge by contacting Member Resources at 800 274-2237.
  • Each author listed on the application must complete a Conflict of Interest form in order to complete the application.

Apply Now

Complete your Conflict of Interest (COI) form and submit your application to be considered as a poster presenter for the 2019 FMX


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Lisa Leader
FMX CME Program Specialist
(800) 274-2237, ext. 6539

What To Include In Your Abstract

  • If you are submitting a Case Study, make sure to include or keep the following in mind:
    • Is this case important to Family Physicians? If so, explain why.
    • Is this case unique in any way? If so, please explain.
    • What can this case teach Family Physicians and how will it affect future practice?
  • If you are submitting a Research project, make sure to include or keep the following in mind:
    • Is the research patient oriented?
    • IRB approval or waiver is preferred.
    • Originality of the research topic.
    • What is the clarity and purpose of the study, and will it affect patient care?
    • What are the conclusions and next steps?
  • Incomplete research is acceptable; however, the study should be completed prior to FMX.
  • There is no abstract word count limit.

About 2019 FMX Poster Presentations

  • 2019 FMX will be held in at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA from September 24-28.
  • Posters must be hung in the convention center on Tuesday, September 24 from 1:00-5:00.
  • Student/Resident posters will be required to have representation onsite during the daily judging hour. If you application is accepted but you don't have representation onsite each day, your work will not be eligible for judging.
  • Daily judging hours will be communicated closer to the event.
  • Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the following categories:
    • Resident Case Study
    • Resident Research
    • Student Case Study
    • Student Research

2018 FMX Poster Winners

Resident Case Study

  1. Paige Bennett - No Ordinary Cough: Vital Clues
  2. Leon Zhong - New Onset IBD Complicated by C.Diff
  3. Meghan Gaddis - Case Report: Funny How Time Slipped Away

Resident Research

  1. Syed Mohsin Shamim Zaidi - Aftermath of the Flint Water Crisis
  2. Sarah Beladi - High School Clinic STD & Teen Pregnancy
  3. Benjamin Abraham - Tight Blood Pressure Control & Stroke

Student Case Study

  1. Rumman Ahmed - Palliative Care in Advanced HIV-AIDS
  2. Gregory Zemtsov - Idiopathic Periodic Hypotermia
  3. Nicholas Rainey - Atypical SCFE and Diagnostic Pitfalls

Student Research

  1. Alice Wei - TB Screening with IGRA in 2-4YO Refugees
  2. Palak Shah - Geriatric Depression on Screening
  3. Margaret Leland - Teaching Patient-Centered Communication