During an Aug. 8 panel discussion at the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, moderator Deborah Clements, M.D., left, professor and chair of family medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, hears from Abbas Hyderi, M.D., associate dean for curriculum at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, and Lilia Cardenas, M.D., a Massachusetts family physician, about their chosen paths. The panel, which included two other FPs, explored various practice options and career opportunities.
Brian Blank, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, explains a resolution he co-authored that asks the AAFP to create a direct primary care (DPC) startup kit tailored for residents looking to establish a DPC practice from the ground up. Blank testified during an Aug. 8 reference committee hearing held as part of the National Congress of Student Members.
Before the start of the Aug. 9 business session of the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents, members of the Pennsylvania AFP gather to discuss resolutions on the consent calendar. Residents are, from left, John Stoeckle, M.D.; Jason Woloski, M.D.; Rupal Bhingradia, M.D.; and Philip Eskew, D.O.
Three members of the Arizona AFP, from left, Sarah Coles, M.D.; Lori Hill, M.D., Ph.D.; and Rebecca Robarge, M.D., go over strategies to ensure that resolutions in which they have a special interest are extracted for further discussion during the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents Aug. 9 business session.
At the start of the Aug. 9 business session of the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents, these state chapter delegates raise their hands to indicate they need balloting materials to vote in election proceedings soon to come.
Family medicine residents and medical students attending the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, Mo., soak up the energy, excitement and networking resources available to them via hundreds of exhibit booths in Expo Hall.
The chance to explore residency programs from across the country is a huge draw for medical students attending the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students and makes for an exciting visit to Expo Hall.
Throngs of family medicine residents, medical students interested in careers in family medicine, exhibitors from across the nation, AAFP leaders and others gathered Aug. 7-9 in Kansas City, Mo., for the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. A record-setting number of conference attendees were able to participate in dozens of educational, advocacy and networking activities; residents and students voted on numerous policy issues; and chapter delegates elected resident and student leaders to represent those contituencies in the coming year.
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