CME Topics & Tracks

Customize Your Learning

At FMX 2022, it’s easier than ever to personalize your educational experience. With 130+ sessions—most repeated at least once—you can build your schedule your way and know you won’t miss out on everything that matters to you.

  1. Search for specific topics to meet your needs
  2. Follow one or more of the six educational tracks to ensure you attend every relevant session.
  3. Do both!
  4. Update to FMX On Demand and take all of FMX CME with you for two years

Topics

You expect high-quality education from FMX, and now we’ve kicked it up a notch with new approaches to deeper, more focused learning grouped into the three categories that matter most to your success: Clinical, Practice, and Career. Easily find sessions that fall under these three pillars of your professional success.

Clinical

Cardiovascular

  • Advanced ECG Workshop with Online Module
  • Heart Failure
  • Hyperlipidemia: How Cardiovascular Risk Informs Treatment
  • My Achy Breaky Heart: Cardiac Complications of COVID-19
  • Pediatric HTN: CV Risk Reduction Starts in Childhood
  • POCUS: Abdominal Ultrasound: AAA, IVC, Kidney, and Bladder with Online Module
  • POCUS: Chest Ultrasonography with Online Module
  • Resistant Hypertension—Never Give Up!

Dermatology

  • Acne—The Primary Care Physician's Approach
  • Advanced Dermoscopy with Online Module
  • Nail Procedures with Online Module
  • Taking the Load Off: Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers with Online Module
  • Venous Insufficiency, Lymphedema, and Chronic Wounds: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • What's Black, White, and Red All Over? How to Treat Common Skin Infections

Emergency and Urgent Care

  • (PBL) Hypertensive Emergency and Urgency: What Are They?
  • Hypertensive Emergency and Urgency: What Are They?
  • When Disparities Show Up in Your ED or Urgent Care: Who Do You Call?

Endocrinology

  • Atypical Diabetes
  • Hyper-Hypo-Thyroidism
  • Diabetes: Update on Treatment Strategies
  • Managing Obesity to Improve Health: New Drugs, Old Drugs

Gastroenterology

  • (PBL) Evaluating LFTS: It's as Easy as 1-2-3
  • Evaluating LFTS: It's as Easy as 1-2-3
  • Liver Function Tests: Alkaline Phosphatase and Other Liver Abnormalities
  • The ABCs of IBD

Geriatric

  • (PBL) The Good, the Bad, and the Elderly: Medication Optimization Before Discharge
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Elderly: Medication Optimization Before Discharge.
  • Collaborating with Adult Protective Services to Support Older Adults
  • How Low Is Too Low: Individualized Treatment of Diabetes in the Elderly

Hematology

  • Improving Cancer Care in Primary Care: Lessons from a Physician Thriver
  • Lung Cancer Screening and Health Equity
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early Recognition and Effective Treatment in 2022

Infectious Disease

  • Antibiotics to Avoid in the Elderly Patient
  • COVID-19: At the Intersection of Primary Care and Public Health
  • COVID-19: Return to Play or Strenuous Activity Following Infection
  • Outpatient Covid Care for the Family Physician
  • Parasitic Infections in Pregnancy, an Overview and Case Review
  • Providing the Best Care Down There: The CDC's 2021 Update on Treating STIs
  • Vector Borne Illnesses and Other Parasites Know No Boundaries: A Global Overview and How to Be Prepared in Your Practice

Lifestyle Medicine/Nutrition/Prevention

  • (PBL) Cardiac Nutrition
  • Cardiac Nutrition
  • (PBL) Save The Penumbra! Prevention & Management of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Save The Penumbra! Prevention & Management of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease
  • AAFP Guidance Update
  • Updates from the US Preventive Services Task Force

Men's Health

  • PSA. It's Back.

Mental Health

  • Adverse Behaviors as a Presentation of Medical Illness in People with IDD
  • Applying the 2021 Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention to Clinical Practice
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia

Musculoskeletal/Sports Medicine

  • (PBL) Acute Knee Pain—Approach and Assessment
  • Acute Knee Pain—Approach and Assessment
  • Degenerative Joint Disease and Osteoarthritis Prevention and Treatment: What to Do?
  • Manual Medicine for the Allopathic Family Physician: Neck and Lower Back with Online Module
  • Musculoskeletal Injections: Joint and Soft Tissue with Online Module
  • POCUS: Ultrasound of the Musculoskeletal System with Online Module
  • Preparing for Sudden Death Situations in Sports
  • Sciatica: A Real Pain in the Butt with Online Module

Nephrology

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Neurologic

  • Addressing Insomnia and Primary Care Sleep Disorders
  • Concussion Update
  • Efficient Approach to Assessing Dizziness in the Outpatient Setting
  • Mapping Migraine: Charting a Road for Successful Management
  • Procedural Approaches to Headaches with Online Module

Pain Management and Substance Use

  • OBAT: Office-based Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Pain
  • Youth Vaping: Prevention and Cessation Guidance in a Health Supervision Visit

Patient-based Care and Systems

  • Decision Science: Are You Rational?
  • The US Health Care Economics Paradox
  • Tortuous Routes to AAFP's Healthcare for All: A Look at 3 States' Efforts

Pediatric

  • Overuse and Fractures—Pediatric MSK Injuries
  • The Long-term Consequences of Childhood Adversities
  • When Is a Fever More than Just a Number?

Population-based Care / Public Health

  • (PBL) Medical Microaggressions: A Case of Life and Death
  • Medical Microaggressions: A Case of Life and Death
  • Advocating for Antiracist Medicine in Practice
  • Anti-racism and Health Equity: The Role of Family Medicine Journals
  • ePoster Award Showcase
  • Global Health at Home: Communication Tools for your Everyday Practice
  • Health Inequities, the Pandemic, and Universal Health Care
  • Primary Care for Refugees and Immigrants: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Segregation and Structural Racism in Medicine
  • Time to Move Upstream: Addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)
  • Top 10 EBM Updates 2022
  • Using Pharmacogenomics in Practice: A Step-by-Step Guide

 

Respiratory

  • COPD
  • Stepping through Asthma Treatment
  • Update on Community-acquired Pneumonia

Women's / Reproductive Health

  • (PBL) Helping Moms Who Hurt: Addressing Racial Inequalities in Postpartum Depression
  • Helping Moms Who Hurt: Addressing Racial Inequalities in Postpartum Depression
  • (PBL) Managing Early Pregnancy Complications
  • Managing Early Pregnancy Complications
  • COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Women's Health
  • Long-acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Workshop with Online Module
  • OB Readiness—Levels of Maternity Care (including Level 0)
  • POCUS: Gynecologic Ultrasonography with Online Module
  • Pregnancy Care for LGBTQ+ Patients and Families

Practice

  • Behavioral Health Integration in the Wake of COVID-19
  • Comprehensive Care and Patient Engagement in the Digital Age
  • E/M Updates Part 1: Implementing the 2021 Changes
  • E/M Updates Part 2: What’s Coming in 2023
  • Expanding Ambulatory Virtual Care Based on a Medical Home Model
  • High-value Primary Care Measures: A Path to Alternative Payment Models
  • Home-based Primary Care: How, Why, and Why NOW!
  • Joy in Practice - Not a Myth: Value-based Payment
  • Making the Most of What You Do: Billing and Coding for Advance Care Planning
  • My Journey to DPC: The Ups, Downs, and In-betweens
  • Mythbusting Value-based Care and Finding Joy in Practice Panel
  • PROMS in Action
  • PROMS in Theory
  • Risk Adjustment for the Family Physician
  • Social Risk in Primary Care Payment: Experiences with Maryland’s HEART Payment
  • Telemedicine and Remote Patient Monitoring
  • The Role of AI in Family Medicine
  • Top 10 Things to Think About If You're Transitioning to DPC

Career

  • Academic Medicine and the Challenge of Well-being
  • Community Leadership: Fostering Innovation through Community Voice
  • Connecting to Your Purpose for Effective Leadership
  • Creating Successful Behavior Change
  • Developing a Leadership Mindset for Improved Outcomes and Reduced Burnout
  • Distress Reduction for Often-overwhelmed Doctors and Patients
  • How is Physician Burnout Tied to Financial Literacy?
  • Let’s Get in Formation: Physician Advocacy in Action
  • Lifestyle Is Medicine: Be the Change You Want to See in Your Life and Your Practice
  • No One Should Care Alone: Fostering Intentional Professional Connection
  • Physician Leadership: A Formula for Well-being
  • Physician Leadership: Your Well-being Demands It
  • Physician Mental Health: Preventing Suicide and Addressing Mental Health Among Our Own 
  • Physician, Heal Thyself: Taking Care of Ourselves during Stressful Times
  • Project Management: We Will Burn that Bridge When We Come to It
  • Sharing the Load: Discrimination's Role in Physician Burnout
  • Social Media Savvy for Family Medicine Leaders
  • Successful Negotiation of a Physician Contract: Red Flags and Resolution
  • The Power of Social Connection

Tracks

Tracks are groups of three or more interactive sessions that follow educational themes, allowing you to take a comprehensive dive into a specific area of interest. This year’s tracks have been designed using feedback from AAFP members on key issues impacting their ability to deliver quality, patient-centered care.

Physician Mental Health and Well-being

  • Academic Medicine and the Challenge of Well-being
  • Connecting to Your Purpose for Effective Leadership
  • Creating Successful Behavior Change
  • Developing a Leadership Mindset for Improved Outcomes and Reduced Burnout
  • Distress Reduction for Often-overwhelmed Doctors and Patients
  • How is Physician Burnout Tied to Financial Literacy?
  • Lifestyle Is Medicine: Be the Change You Want to See in Your Life and Your Practice
  • No One Should Care Alone: Fostering Intentional Professional Connection
  • Physician, Heal Thyself: Taking Care of Ourselves During Stressful Times
  • Physician Leadership: A Formula for Well-being
  • Physician Leadership: Your Well-being Demands It
  • Physician Mental Health: Preventing Suicide and Addressing Mental Health Among Our Own
  • Sharing the Load: Discrimination's Role in Physician Burnout
  • Successful Negotiation of a Physician Contract: Red Flags and Resolution
  • The Power of Social Connection

Digital Health

  • Comprehensive Care and Patient Engagement in the Digital Age
  • Expanding Ambulatory Virtual Care Based on a Medical Home Model
  • Telemedicine and Remote Patient Monitoring
  • The Role of AI in Family Medicine

Global Health

  • Connecting, Captivating, and Cultivating: Engaging with the Next Generation of Global Health Professionals   
  • Decolonizing Global Health: Start Here!
  • Family Medicine and the Global State of PHC             
  • Family Medicine Cares International: Using a Human Rights-based Approach for Global Health Program Development  
  • Global Health at Home: Communication Tools for Your Everyday Practice
  • Health Equity in a Pandemic World 
  • Never Waste a Crisis: The Global Impact of COVID on Healthcare and the Opportunities Arising for Family Medicine           
  • Primary Care and Post-COVID 19 Pandemic Recovery: Challenges and Opportunities for Pan American Collaboration
  • Primary Care for Refugees and Immigrants: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Vector-borne Illnesses and Other Parasites Know No Boundaries: A Global Overview and How to Be Prepared in Your Practice
  • Vulnerable Populations in Global Health

Leadership Development

  • Community Leadership: Fostering Innovation through Community Voice
  • Connecting to Your Purpose for Effective Leadership
  • Developing a Leadership Mindset for Improved Outcomes and Reduced Burnout
  • Let's Get in Formation: Physician Advocacy in Action
  • Physician Leadership: A Formula for Well-being
  • Physician Leadership: Your Well-being Demands It
  • Project Management: We Will Burn that Bridge When We Come to It
  • Social Media Savvy for Family Medicine Leaders

Living with COVID-19

  • COVID-19: At the Intersection of Primary Care and Public Health
  • COVID-19: Return to Play or Strenuous Activity Following Infection
  • COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Women's Health
  • My Achy Breaky Heart: Cardiac Complications of COVID-19
  • Outpatient Covid Care for the Family Physician

Value-based Payment

  • Behavioral Health Integration in the Wake of COVID-19
  • E/M Updates Part 1: Implementing the 2021 Changes
  • E/M Updates Part 2: What’s Coming in 2023
  • High Value Primary Care Measures: A Path to Alternative Payment Models
  • Home-based Primary Care: How, Why, and Why NOW!
  • Joy in Practice—Not a Myth: Value Based Payment
  • Making the Most of What You Do: Billing and Coding for Advance Care Planning
  • My Journey to DPC: The Ups, Downs, and In-betweens
  • Mythbusting Value-based Care and Finding Joy in Practice
  • PROMS in Action
  • PROMS in Theory
  • Risk Adjustment for the Family Physician
  • Social Risk in Primary Care Payment: Experiences with Maryland’s HEART Payment
  • Top 10 Things to Think About If You're Transitioning to DPC