Highlights from 2019

Look Back at 2019 National Conference

Thank you for participating in the 2019 National Conference. You and your peers explored family medicine through workshops, main stage sessions, and networking with peers and potential employers.

Social Media Coverage of National Conference

Main Stage Sessions

Watch the Main Stage sessions you experienced, or share them with your friends who couldn't attend.

Opening Main Stage

Explore More! Live Storytelling Event

Panelists: Allison Edwards, MD; Aaron George, DO; Kameron Matthews, MD; Izzy Lowell, MD; and Ashwin Rao, MD

Moderator:  Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, MSHP, FAAFP

Following up last year's successful storytelling event, Thursday's Main Stage introduced a new group of storytellers to share their experiences of "Exploring More" in their careers as family physicians

View the Opening Main Stage Video


Friday Main Stage

Friday Main Stage

Disruption to Reality: The Health IT-Enabled Delivery System of the Future

Panelists: Christopher Longhurst, MD, MS, UC San Diego Health Chief Information Officer and Associate Chief Medical Officer; Randa Perkins, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Inc.; Steven Waldren, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, American Academy of Family Physicians

Moderator: Theresa Cullen, MD, MS, Associate Director, Global Health Informatics Program, Regenstrief Institute, Inc., Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc., and Visiting Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine

With the vast majority of office-based physicians adopting Health IT and the influx of consumerism in healthcare, the medical community is undergoing a massive disruption in how we provide care. In the near future, the shift toward tech-enabled care will no longer be a disruption, but the reality of medical care. It will drive how we approach preventative care. It will accelerate how we diagnose and treat illnesses. Hear from leading physician informatics experts on what this reality will mean for the future of health and healthcare. 

View the Friday Main Stage Video