National Conference Workshops

National Conference has the resources you need to confidently prepare for what’s ahead with workshops that feature learning tracks spanning clinical care, leadership development, future career planning, and beyond. Get familiar with the hands-on side of family medicine with practical learning about topics including behavioral change, integrative and osteopathic medicine, public health, and more. Discover the impact of family medicine in communities with differing needs, including access and equity issues as well as the importance of caring for under-served and vulnerable populations.

Explore the variety program focus areas. Whatever your future holds, you will leave National Conference with tips for everything on your horizon.  

BONUS: All attendees can access all recorded workshops for 30 days post-event!

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It’s never too soon to begin planning for the future, whether that is selecting a residency, exploring career options--including practice models and fellowships, or negotiating your first employment agreement. Several sessions are available to help you with this process.

2021 Workshops Include: 

  • From One IMG to Another
  • CV Advice for Residents: Preparation for Life After Residency
  • From Residency to Faculty: Explore the Options for Your Future!
  • Is a Career in Academic Family Medicine for Me? A Guide for Underrepresented in Medicine Residents
  • Applying to Residency: From Before Application to After Interview
  • Maternal Care in Family Medicine
  • Understanding and Negotiating Your First Employment Agreement
  • Do's and Don'ts of Residency Interviewing: Advanced Skills for Residency Applicants
  • Patient- and Community-Centered Care in a Rural Landscape: It Is Great to Be a Small Town Doctor
  • A Day in the Life of Family Medicine
  • Fellowships in Family Medicine: Who, What, When, Where, and Why? 
  • Direct Primary Care: Why Doctors Are Ditching Insurance for a More Fulfilling Practice of Medicine

Enhance your clinical skills, such as monitoring heart activity, understanding reproductive and maternal care in family medicine, learning procedures, and more.

2021 Workshops Include:

  • Virtual Procedure Clinic
  • Practical Approach to EKG Interpretation
  • Massage, Mindfulness, and Medicine, Oh My! An Introduction to Integrative Medicine
  • Caring for Everyone Under the Rainbow
  • There's an App for That: Review of Primary Care EBM Apps
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Common Outpatient Conditions for DOs and MDs
  • Addressing Extreme Health Inequities: Transforming Principles Into Practice
  • Reproductive Health Procedures in Family Medicine
  • Reproductive, Pregnancy, and Lactation Care for Transgender, Nonbinary, and Intersex People and Their Families
  • Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound: The New Stethoscope
  • How to Respond to a Request for Medical Aid in Dying

Learn about policy development, lobbying, and helping patients navigate the health care system.

2021 Workshops Include:

  • The Path Toward Social Justice: The Role of Family Medicine Journals
  • A Health Care Policy Perspective: How Will the Next Four Years Play Out for Family Physicians?
  • Environmental Stewardship in Health Care
  • Equitable Medicine: Fighting the Effects of Social Injustice on Health Disparities

As the next generation of family physicians, you can make a difference through medicine.  Learn how you can impact health care and nurture the communities you serve.

2021 Workshops Include:

  • Family Practice Stories: Teaching Professionalism, Ethics, and Family Medicine Values Through Storytelling
  • American Family Physician Podcast
  • Family Physicians as Leaders
  • Importance of Self-Awareness in Health Care: The Role of Unconscious Bias

Review the latest important practice-changing studies and explore options for pursuing research and other scholarly activities. 

2021 Workshops Include:

  • Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters (POEMs) 2021: Important Studies That May Change Your Practice
  • Leadership Program
  • Service Awards