• Residency Leadership Summit

    Learn from and Connect with Your Peers at the
    Residency Leadership Summit 2023!

    Friday, March 3 - Sunday, March 5, 2023 | Kansas City, MO

    Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center

    Each year, the summit 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. 

    About the Residency Leadership Summit

    Take advantage of the opportunity to gain information, solutions, and inspiration for the whole team.
    The Residency Leadership Summit is designed to provide family medicine residency team members with practical strategies for improving residency education, implementing change, and a better understanding of how to maintain compliance with the current and changing graduate medical education accreditation systems and standards involving family medicine rules, regulations, and policies. This national conference is for the entire residency team.

    No matter which residency program role you represent, everyone can attend the Residency Leadership Summit
    Main Stages include updates from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Review Committee for Family Medicine (ACGME RC-FM), American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), AAFP Government Relations team, and the Annual Nicholas J. Pisacano, MD and Thomas L. Stern, MD Memorial Lectures. 

    Special Programming
    Take part in special programming designed for administrators/coordinators. More information coming soon

    Planning Committee

    The Residency Leadership Summit is managed by the AAFP. The Planning Committee is made up of representatives from the following organizations: the AAFP Commission on Education (AAFP), the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), the Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM), the Association of Family Medicine Administration (AFMA), the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD), the Residency Program Solutions Panel of Consultants (RPS Panel), and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM).

    2023 Planning Committee coming soon.

    Call for Proposals —Share your Knowledge!

    Proposals are being accepted now through Tuesday, July 26, 2022. 

    All proposals must be submitted by Tuesday, July 26, 2022. 

    Submit a proposal for a workshop, poster, or showcase presentation. 

    Anyone in family medicine residency education including program directors, associate program directors, faculty, administrators and coordinators, nurses, and other team members can submit proposals. 

    Expected Timeline

    Proposals accepted between now and Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

    Late September 2022

    • Proposal notifications sent.

    February 3, 2023

    • Workshop presentation due.
    • Innovation Showcase slides due.
    • Poster file due.


    Contact: Cristin Estes
    (913) 906-6356

    CME Requirements

    • All presentations must address needs-based topics, be supported by evidence, encourage professional practice changes by attendees, and have a direct bearing on patient care.
    • CME Disclosure Policy and Form (previously the Conflict of Interest form) must be completed by all presenters at the time the proposal is submitted.
    • A financial relationship disclosure does NOT prevent a proposal from being selected but the conflicts may need to be mitigated.

    Selection Process


    • All presentations will be a total of 60 minutes in length.
    • All presentations will be presented live during the event.
    • The total number of presenters for a session should not exceed three (3).

    Innovation Showcase

    • This is a rapid-fire presentation of residency program innovations followed by a Q&A period.
    • Each presenter will have 5 minutes to describe the innovation.
    • The presenter will be allowed two slides for the presentation.


    • An electronic file of your Poster is required, meeting the following specifications:
      • The art files should be created and submitted to size at 36"x48" or 48"x36".  
      • Submit the file as a PowerPoint slide.
    • AAFP will print all posters for display.

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