International Attendees

Global Access to FMX

Thank you for your interest in attending Family Medicine Experience (FMX), September 20–23. FMX now offers two registration options so everyone, anywhere, can experience the premier event for family medicine. 

If you plan to attend FMX live in Washington, DC, it is important to start your travel preparations early. Scroll down for more details on conference requirements. 


Can’t travel to the US?

Check out our new remote learning option with FMX On Demand >


Request a Letter of Invitation

To request a letter of invitation from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), please email the AAFP Member Resource Center with the following information:

  1. Full name
  2. Designation
  3. Place of employment
  4. Status (student, resident, faculty, practicing physician)
  5. Email address
  6. Name of AAFP event you want to attend


Visa Information

To attend FMX, you must apply for a visa.

Visit the US State Department’s Visitor Visa website to get started >


  • Plan ahead—Visa appointment and processing wait times vary between U.S. embassies. 

  • Stay up to date—Locate your closest US embassy or consulate for the fastest and most accurate information. 


Entering the United States

Obtaining a visa does not guarantee entry into the United States.

Before you travel, review the admissions and entry requirements >


FMX Hotels

Start planning your visit to Washington, DC, by reserving a hotel room in the AAFP hotel block. All hotels are within walking distance to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.



Contact the AAFP Member Resource Center by email or call (800) 274-2237. 


Not an International Member of the AAFP?

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