Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Grand Ballroom AB
Please Note: Convocation is for new fellows who have never been conferred.
Outstanding member physicians are awarded the Degree of Fellow during this special ceremony attended by peers and Academy leadership. AAFP Fellows have fulfilled requirements in many areas, including lifelong learning, practice quality and improvement, volunteer teaching, public service, research, and more.
Date and Time: Friday, October 12 | 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Grand Ballroom AB
Dress: Business Attire
In order to attend the breakfast and receive recognition for the Degree of Fellow, you must go to the Fellowship Check-in Booth at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to pick up the following items:
The Fellowship check-in booth is located at:
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Fellow Registration Area
Fellows should plan to arrive at the hotel no later than 6:45 a.m. on Friday, October 12. Be sure that you have tickets for you and your guest(s). If you are driving, your tickets can be picked up outside of the Ballroom at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside the day of the event. Please arrive about 30 minutes early.
Seats are available on a first-come, first-served convocation process during breakfast.
The breakfast will consist of the following elements:
7:00 - 7:07 a.m. -- Welcome and invocation/reflection
7:07 - 7:30 a.m. -- Breakfast
7:31 - 8:20 a.m. -- Fellows to stand to take th Degree of Fellow pledge with process to follow as outlined:
8:20 - 8:25 a.m. -- Presidents remarks
8:25 - 8:30 a.m. -- Closing remarks/announcements
Your certificate will be mailed to you 4 to 6 weeks after the breakfast.
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