2018 PDW/RPS Schedule At-A-Glance

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Begins: Friday, March 23 | 7:00 a.m.
Ends: Sunday, March 25 | 3:30 p.m.

A combination of networking and need-to-know information. Connect with colleagues at PDW.

Conference Highlights   

  • Experience workshops on a variety of topics, such as administration and finance of the residency program, accreditation requirements, and more.
  • Gain the tools you need and get inspired to improve your program.
  • Attend sessions specifically designed to address issues faced by program directors, associate program directors and other program leadership.



2018 Nicholas J. Pisacano, MD Lecture: Caring for the Tribe: Aligning Training with Care

Dr. David Loxterkamp

David Loxterkamp, MD
Friday, March 23 | 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

Dr. David Loxterkamp is a family physician who has worked and practiced in Belfast, Maine for 34 years. His essays have regularly appeared in the Annals of Family Medicine, the British Medical Journal, and JAMA. His current passion is medication-assisted treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in a group setting. He is also a passionate gardener, runner, and choral singer.

About the Nicholas J. Pisacano Lectureship

The purpose of the Nicholas J. Pisacano Lectureship is to provide opportunities for outstanding scholars to address pertinent and interesting issues of concern to the family physicians and populations served by family physicians. This lectureship is sponsored by the ABFM.

Dr. Nicholas Pisacano was Founder and director of the ABFP. He believed that the welfare of the patient was of utmost importance and that physicians should be broadly educated. He did not accept mediocrity; instead he believed strongly in striving for excellence.


Friday, March 23 | morning & afternoon and
Saturday, March 24 | morning

Discussion Tables

Saturday, March 24 | 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Participate in networking breakfast tables on topics important to family medicine residencies.

Shared Programming

Saturday, March 24 | 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. and
Sunday, March 25 | 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Included in everyone's registration. See the schedule.

Special Programming

Take part in special programming designed for administrator/coordinators, nurses, or those seeking guidance on ACGME accreditation. Additional registration fees apply. Space is limited. Learn more.