Workshops

Workshops are small-group educational sessions, each lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes. Expert faculty will facilitate these highly engaging, interactive learning opportunities that focus on providing you with new knowledge and skills that can be immediately applied to practice. Seating is limited.

Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing (Workshop)

Ronald Epstein, MD; Frederick Marshall, MD
Wednesday, October 10 | 12:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Thursday, October 11 | 7:00 - 9:15 a.m.

  1. Characterize ways that physicians most commonly experience burnout and which three apply most closely to your own work setting.
  2. Demonstrate three mindfulness-enhancing practices to develop greater emotional awareness, compassion and resilience when facing difficulties in the workplace.
  3. Describe three ways that help you to work more mindfully with patients and clinical teams and to grow and flourish in the workplace.

It’s All in the Genes: Understanding Genetics Testing and Counseling in Family Medicine (Workshop)

Tuesday, October 9 | 1:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, October 10 | 8:00 - 10:15 a.m.

  1. Utilize the most current evidence-based clinical practice recommendations and guidelines for genetic testing for heredity cancers.
  2. Become aware of the utilization of multi-gene panels for complete and cost-effective screening.
  3. Analyze the risks and benefits of genetic screening and counseling, including DTC testing.

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2018 AAFP FMX
Oct 9-13, 2018
New Orleans