• Friday, March 25 - Sunday, March 27, 2022

    Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center | Kansas City, MO

    Registration will open in mid-December.

    Each year, the summit provides educational and networking opportunities through hot topic workshops, plenaries, posters, innovations, and regulatory updates. The content benefits an audience of family medicine residency program directors, faculty, nurses, and administrators all across the country. Learn more about this event.

    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 and implementing change. This includes cultivating a better understanding of how to maintain compliance with the relevant accreditation systems, standards, rules, regulations, and policies within family medicine education. 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)
    • The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
    • The American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP)
    • The AAFP Government Relations team
    • 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

    2021 On Demand Library

    RLS event attendees receive complimentary, 60-day access to On Demand recordings.

    If you are interested in long-term access to this content, including additional CME credits, you qualify for discounted pricing.

    Looking for more training? Learn about the 2020 On Demand library which includes 22 sessions and a team sharing option. 

    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 North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
    •  The Residency Program Solutions Panel of Consultants (RPS Panel)
    •  The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)

    2022 Planning Committee

    AAFP – Karen Mitchell, MD, Chair
    AAFP CoE – Monica Newton, DO, MPH, FAAFP
    ABFM – Erika Steinbacher, MD
    ACOFP – Marissa Rogers, DO
    ADFM – Curtis Galke, DO, FAAFP
    AFMA – Hannah Ponder and Jill Freda, MSM-HCA
    AFMRD – Wendy Barr, MD, MPH, MSCE
    RPS Panel – Elissa Palmer, MD
    STFM – Grace Shih, MD, MAS

    Presenter Resources

    View resources for workshop, innovation showcase, and poster presenters including due dates.

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