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Family Medicine

Opportunities to Present

Opportunities to Present in 2018

Wednesday, February 7 - Saturday, February 10, 2018 | St. Louis, MO

Designed by and for family physicians, this course reflects the blueprint of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) exam. The in-depth review covers the evidence-based principles and medical guidelines of family medicine focuses on 14 body system categories, population-based care, and patient-based systems.

Get everything you need to pass your ABFM Board exam in three-and-a-half days:

  • 48 presentations, 30-45 minutes each, delivered by
  • Board-certified family physicians
  • 200+ case studies
  • 300+ Board-style questions
  • An interactive question/response format to help you gauge your learning and identify knowledge gaps
  • Valuable Q&A sessions with Board-certified physicians
  • Bonus session: "Guide for ABFM Exam
  • Preparation" covering key test-taking strategies
  • Complimentary online access to the Board Review
  • Self-Study Package

Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of the 51st Annual Spring Conference in Washington, DC. This is the ideal venue to showcase your work to a national audience, learn from the success of others, and cultivate new ideas.

Sessions will cover:

  • Family medicine advocacy/policy
  • Interprofessional collaboration in practice and education
  • Creating and teaching in the patient-centered medical home
  • Family medicine that achieves the Triple Aim: better care, better health, and lower cost
  • Emerging technologies that impact or improve training programs and research
  • New and better strategies for meeting accreditation requirements
  • Promoting student interest in family medicine
  • Innovation in curriculum and faculty development
  • Capacity building, resiliency, and retention of the workforce

March 10, 2018

Cool Springs Embassy Suites, Franklin


2014-2015 Conference Information

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Conference on Medical Student Education - Phoenix, AZ January 28-31, 2016
Family Medicine Congressional Conference - Washington, DC April 18-19, 2016
Annual Spring Conference - Minneapolis, MN April 30-May 4, 2016 – Submission deadline is Sept 14, 2015. Link

NAPCRG (North American Primary Care Research Group)

2014 PBRN Conference

Bethesda, Maryland  
July 11-12, 2016 (call for submission will open in early February with registration opening soon after)

Annual Meeting

43rd NAPCRG Annual Meeting 
October 24-28, 2015 (Saturday-Wednesday pattern)
Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Resort & Spa
Cancun, Mexico

44th NAPCRG Annual Meeting 
November 12-16, 2016 (Saturday-Wednesday pattern)
The Broadmoor Hotel & Resort
Colorado Springs, Colorado


Family Medicine Forum 

November 11-15th, 2015
Metro Toronto Convention Center
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

American Academy of Family Physicians  (AAFP)

AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students Kansas City, MO
08/7/2014 - 08/9/2014 — Kansas City Convention Center

AAFP Scientific Assembly 2014 – October 21-25, 2014, Washington, DC

Tennessee Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA)

2014 Convention, May 1-4, 2014. Gatlinburg, TN (pre-conference courses on Wednesday, April 30, 2014) 

Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians (TNAFP)  


Annual Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine


Southern Medical Association (SMA) 


Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care 

6th Annual International Conference – August 6-8, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(call for abstracts July 1 – August 15, 2013)


Miscellaneous Conference Opportunities (check out these websites):

Contemporary Forums 
Family Medicine Conferences
Continuing Medical Education CME Conferences.  

 2014 Opportunities for Publication

Journal of the Board of Family Medicine (JABFM) 

9th Annual Practice-Based Research Theme Issue (click on title to be directed to webpage for information),  The deadline for consideration for this theme issue is January 17, 2014 at 11:59 pm PST.

Journal of the Board of Family Medicine (JABFM)

Care Above and Beyond the Guidelines (click on title to be directed to webpage for information), The deadline for consideration for this theme issue is March 14, 2014 at 11:59 pm PST.



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Opportunities to Publish

Academic Medicine
Alcohol Research and Health 
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
American Journal of Public Health
Annals of Family Medicine
British Journal of Medicine
Cancer Discovery (American Association for Cancer Research)
Childhood Obesity (formerly Obesity and Weight Management)
Clinical Medical Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Contemporary Clinical Trials
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
Emergency Medicine Practice
Family Medicine Journal
European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Geriatrics and Gerontology International
International Journal for Equity in Health
International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare
International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health & Well-being
Journal of Addiction Medicine
Journal of American Board of Family Practice 
Journal of American Board of Family Medicine
Journal of American Heart Association
Journal of American Medical Directors Association
Journal of American Society of Hypertension
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology
Journal of Counseling Psychology
Journal of Evidenced-Based Medicine
Journal of Family Practice
Journal of HealthCare Chaplaincy
Journal of Hospital Infection
Journal of Human Lactation
Journal of The American Medical Association Internal Medicine
Journal of Pain Management
Journal of Primary Care and Community Health
Journal of Primary Health Care
Journal of Rural Health
Journal of Rural Mental Health
Journal of the National Medical Association
Maternal and Child Health Journal
Military Medicine
New England Journal of Medicine
Obesity Research and Clinical Practice
Southern Medical Journal
The American Journal of Psychology
The Lancet
The New England Journal of Medicine

Local Publications

Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (Meharry)
East Tennessee Medical News 
Tennessee Medicine Magazine

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