2018 PDW/RPS Schedule At-A-Glance

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Begins: Saturday, March 24 | 1:30 p.m.
Ends: Tuesday, March 27 | 11:00 a.m.

Bring your whole team to the conference designed to help you find solutions that work.

Conference Highlights  

  • Experience workshops on a variety of topics, such as curricular challenges and innovations, resident mentoring, accreditation compliance and more.
  • Gain the tools you need and get inspired to improve your program.
  • Attend sessions specifically designed to address issues faced by administrators/coordinators, nurses, faculty and the whole residency team.


Shared Programming

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

Included in everyone's registration. See the schedule.

Discussion Tables

Monday, March 26 | 7:00 to 8:00 a.m.

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


2018 Thomas L. Stern, MD Lecture: Calibrating the Leader: Being Well While Leading Well

Dr. Mark Greenawald

Mark Greenawald, MD
Monday, March 26 | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Mark Greenawald is Professor and Vice Chair of Family Medicine and Community Medicine at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and presently serves as the Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Professional Development and as residency program faculty for the Carilion Clinic Department of Family and Community Medicine. He also serves as the Medical Director for Physician Leadership and Professional Development for Carilion Clinic, Chairs the Carilion Clinic Faculty Vitality and Physician Well-Being Committee, and directs the Carilion Physician Leadership Academy.  He is a certified Leadership and Executive Coach through Corporate Coach University and serves as faculty for the Healthcare Coaching Institute. He is also a former President of the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians and in 2016 was named the Virginia Family Physician of the Year.

Mark serves as the Director and for the past 18 years has served as faculty for the American Academy of Family Physicians Chief Resident Leadership Development Program, a program which has helped to develop over 4,000 emerging physician leaders. In addition to his love for providing high-quality, compassionate team-based patient care, Mark is involved with initiatives to improve physician well-being and physician leadership skills on a local, state, and national level. 

About the Thomas L. Stern Lectureship

The Thomas L. Stern, MD, Lectureship was created to support opportunities that enhance the quality of Family Medicine education. This lectureship is sponsored by the AAFP Foundation.

Dr. Tom Stern was one of the founding fathers of the specialty of family medicine who went on to dedicate over 50 years to enhancing the quality in family medicine residency education. He was a program director; technical advisor to the Marcus Welby show on ABC; and established the Residency Program Solutions service.


Monday, March 26 | morning and afternoon and
Tuesday, March 27 |  morning

Attend up to six RPS Workshops on hot topics for residency teams.

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.