Education

National Conference 2024 | Kansas City | August 1–3

Fill Your Inspiration Tank

Watch fam med come to life at National Conference through procedural skills courses, workshops, and more. Here’s a few we’re excited for:

  • Do's and Don'ts of Residency Interviewing
  • AI and the Future of Medical Education
  • Physicians as Agents of Change

Workshops by Track

Whether you're selecting a residency, exploring career options and fellowships, or negotiating your first employment agreement, sessions are available to help you with this process.
 

  • Applying to Residency: From Before Application to After Interview
  • Country Doctoring: Exploring the Facts, Myths, and Preparation for an Exciting Career in Rural Family Medicine
  • Demonstrating Competence in Residency: New Expectations for Residents
  • Do's and Don'ts of Residency Interviewing: Advanced Skills for Residency Applicants
  • Family Medicine Cares: Building Capacity in Local and Global Communities
  • Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute Best Leadership Project Award Presentations
  • Fellowships in Family Medicine: Who, What, When, Where, and Why?
  • Financial Wellness 101: Start Investing in Residency
  • Finding Your Voice: Disruptive Leadership and Advocacy
  • FMIG Leadership Summit
  • From One IMG to Another
  • Health at the Margins: Caring for Migrant, Refugee, and Asylum-Seeking Patients in Your Future Career
  • How to Get Involved in Advocacy
  • Jaded Is a Shade of Green: Humanities for Physician Well-being
  • MyERAS and Program Signaling: What Students Need to Know
  • Myths, Legends, and the Truth About Family Medicine: A Workshop for the Inquisitive Mind
  • Take Control of Your Financial Life: A Step-by-Step Guide
  • Tell Your Story: Demonstrating Resiliency in Residency Applications
  • The Perpetual Tightrope: Balancing Work and Family Life Throughout Your Career
  • Understanding and Negotiating Your First Employment Agreement

Enhance your clinical skills, such as providing trauma-informed care, understanding reproductive and maternal care in family medicine, and more.
 

  • A Glimpse Into the Patient’s Experience for Interpreter-Assisted Doctor’s Appointments
  • Cannabis 101: Key Topics and Practice Tools for All Family Physicians
  • Experiencing Food as Medicine: Nourishing Ourselves Through Training and Beyond
  • FMOB: A Hands-on Mini Bootcamp
  • Fundamental Principles of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy
  • Hands-on Approach to Pain Relief
  • Health Care Identification and Response to Intimate Partner Violence
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Is Primary Care
  • Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound: The New Stethoscope
  • Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters: Power Up Your Practice With POEMs
  • Practical Approach to EKG Interpretation
  • Sim Gym: Bedside Procedures for Family Physicians
  • SMART: Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques
  • The Medication First Model for Substance Use Disorders: Fight Morbidity and Mortality With A Utility Belt of Medication
  • The Papaya Workshop: Pregnancy Options Counseling and Uterine Aspiration Practice
  • To Rapidly Respond or Code: Role of Family Physicians When Patients Are Unstable
  • Vasectomy Tactile Workshop
  • Wilderness and International Medicine: Thriving and Surviving in the Austere Environment
  • Wound Care Workshop: Practical Skills for Future Primary Care Physicians
  • Hey, You're a Doctor! Responding to Emergencies When Everyone Knows What You Do

Take your practice skills to the next level. Learn about up-and-coming tech, advocacy opportunities, and more.
 

  • AI and the Future of Medical Education
  • Direct Primary Care: Creating Value for Patients, Doctors, and the Community
  • Must-Have iPhone Apps for Students & Residents
  • Physicians as Agents of Change: The Crucial Role of Social Justice Education in Health Care
  • Prioritizing Community Engagement Through Mobile Outreach and Street Medicine

Stand out in med school with exclusive techniques taught in hands-on workshops.
 

  • Advanced Suturing Techniques
  • Basic Joint Injections
  • Basic Suturing Techniques
  • Extremity Splinting in Primary/Urgent Care: A Case-Based, Hands-on Introduction
  • Skin Biopsy Techniques
  • Women's Health Techniques

Sponsored Education

Pre Celebration “Party” at the Midland with Locumstory

Future Docs Happy Hour: Toast to Success with locumstory.com
Friday, August 2 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: The Midland Theatre

Calling all residents! Looking for something to do before the National Conference Celebration? Start your night with locumstory.com and get complimentary food and drinks! Come enjoy appetizers, beer, wine, and sodas, and enter our raffle to win a $500 Delta gift card!

We're here to support your transition into practice with information about locum tenens. Current locum tenens physicians will also be there to answer any questions and help you decide if locums is right for you.

Make sure to visit locumstory in Booth 1312 to pick up a free gift and your entry ticket to the event!


Removing Barriers to Providing IUDs in the Primary Care Setting: Hands-On Practice Techniques for IUD Insertion and Removal

Saturday, August 3 from 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: 2215C
This activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC

Overview: This educational workshop features faculty presentations, followed by demonstrations and hands-on experience with intrauterine device (IUD) insertion and removal. The guidance by the faculty and proctors on IUD options is supported by simulator and anatomical models at stations in the workshop room. The workshop will devote time to the patient education plan and shared decision-making for IUD selection. Learners will have the opportunity to review and discuss patients’ pain perception and management at IUD insertion.

Sponsored Expo Education

No pre-registration required. Limited seating - first come, first serve.

Bayer IUDs (Mirena, Kyleena, Skyla): An Overview for New Learners

Friday, August 2 at 12 p.m.
Location: Expo Hall
Lunch provided
Speaker: Jeffrey P. Levine, MD, MPH
Sponsored by: Bayer

Opportunities for Financing Healthcare Education and Professions through Army Medicine

Saturday, August 3 at 9:45 a.m.
Location: Expo Hall
Food and beverage provided
Speaker: Army Representative
Sponsored by: U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade

Ketogenic Therapy for Metabolic and Mental Health

Saturday, August 3 at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Expo Hall
Food and beverage provided
Speaker: Bret Scher
Sponsored by: Metabolic Mind and supported by Baszucki Group