The Hub is Your Place

The Hub is a dedicated area where FMX attendees and exhibitors can register, connect, network, and learn through a variety of CME learning opportunities and AAFP resources.

Getting Started


Stop by and present your registration voucher and claim your attendee bag, or add an additional workshop or FMX Celebration ticket. Open during Hub hours.

Hub Hours

  • Tuesday | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wedsnesday | 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday | 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday | 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday | 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Learning Opportunities

AAFP Physician Health First

Learn about the new AAFP well-being initiative, Physician Health First. Discover resources and reflect on your state of well-being. Leave inspired, energized, and motivated to make a positive change for you, your patients, and your practice.  Supported by Medscape and CompHealth

Poster Presentations

Review the latest research in family medicine and gain resources for patient education all while earning CME.

  • Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
  • Friday 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
  • Saturday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Chat & Chews

Gather with peers in small groups in the Hub food court to discuss topics of interest under the direction of a facilitator.
Not available for CME credit.

Scientific Informational Displays

These displays are informative, educational, and contain original work that is current and relevant to family physicians. Posters will be available for viewing Tuesday, September 12 at 10 a.m. through Saturday, September 16 at 1:30 p.m.
Not available for CME credit.

The Fun Stuff

5K Fun Run/Walk

Saturday | 6:30 a.m.

Be sure to pack your running shoes and join us for the 5K Fun Run/Walk. This experience is designed for the entire family. No matter what your age, you're sure to have a good time. You can run, walk or skip the course. It doesn't matter as long as you're moving! All runners will receive an event premium T-shirt with registration (while supplies last). Refreshments will be provided before and after the event.
Sponsored by Medscape

Ribbon Wall

Spruce up your badge and have some fun with identifying ribbons. Choose from Foodie, First on the Dance Floor, Dog Lover, Diva, and more!

Food Court

Lunch? Grab a bite between sessions in the Hub. Available for purchase Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

AAFP Apparel

Show your family physician pride. Take a look at an array of AAFP- and FMX-specific apparel.

Also Available in the Hub

  • On Demand Sales Kiosk
  • New Orleans CVB – Visit with a New Orleans representative and learn more about the city that will host the 2018 FMX.
  • Hotel Assistance
  • Fellowship Registration
  • Center for the History of Family Medicine Display
  • STFM 50th Anniversary Display
  • Mobile Assistance Counter
  • Water Bottle Station
  • CME Sales Kiosk
  • Award Winners Signage and Video
  • Educational Event: Discovering ADHD in Adults (Tuesday only) Not available for CME credit.
  • Reflection Room
  • Lounge Seating