PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium

2021 PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium
March 5-9, 2021 | Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

Each year, the symposium provides family medicine residency program directors, faculty, nurses, and administrators across the country educational and networking opportunities through hot topic workshops, plenaries, posters, innovations, and regulatory updates. Learn more about the symposium.

During and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the well-being and safety of the graduate medical education community and the public is the AAFP’s top priority. Right now, the AAFP is moving ahead with the 2021 PDW and RPS Symposium in Kansas City as planned. Recognizing that the pandemic may continue to impact in-person events, the AAFP will continue to monitor the situation as it evolves. Updated information, including any changes to format or timing, will be posted to the AAFP website. 

The event will happen one month earlier in 2021. Review the schedule below to plan your participation. 

  • PDW and RPS: Friday, March 5 –Tuesday, March 9
  • PDW Only: Friday, March 5 – Sunday, March 7
  • RPS Only: Saturday, March 6 – Tuesday, March 9

Call for Proposals

Share your knowledge! Proposals are being accepted now through Friday, July 31Learn More »

2020 On Demand Library

Gain valuable information, solutions, and inspiration with 22 recorded workshop sessions from the 2020 conference. Learn More »


Get a glance at the 2021 schedule. Learn More »

About the Symposium

This national conference for residency program directors, faculty, nurses, and administrators provides information, solutions, and inspiration for the entire residency team. Learn More »

Recorded Webcasts

We hosted three live webinars in lieu of the 2020 PDW and RPS Symposium. Learn More »