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Call for Presentations

The Annual Spring Conference will be May 5-9, 2018 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC

Don’t miss your opportunity be part of the 51st STFM Annual Spring Conference. This is the ideal conference to showcase your work to a national audience, learn from the success of others, and cultivate new ideas. Read the full invitation from the STFM President and the Conference Chair

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Submission Deadline: Monday, September 11, 2017 (Midnight Eastern time)

We are particularly interested in presentations that highlight new ways to educate faculty, residents, and students about:

  • Family medicine advocacy/policy:
    • Advocating for graduate medical education (Medicare, VA, etc.); primary care research funding/infrastructure; workforce (Title VII)
    • Advocacy curriculum and/or skills building
  • 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
  • Promoting student, faculty, and resident scholarship in family medicine
  •  Innovation in curriculum and faculty development
  • Capacity building, resiliency, and retention of the work force

Note to Fellows, Residents, and Students:
There will be a separate Call for Submissions in November 2017 for research work-in-progress posters, only for fellows, residents, and students. However, if you have already completed your project, are interested in a podium presentation, or your work is not a research project, you should submit before the September 11 deadline.

General Instructions:

  1. Submissions must meet all the requirements of the proposed category. Requirements are category specific. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed. View requirements.
  2. There is $25 submission fee. The submission fee is waived for members.
  3. Do not submit the same proposal in more than one category.
  4. Lead presenters are limited to a total of (3) presentations, in order to provide additional presentation opportunities for other presenters. Presentations will be scheduled based on lead presenter's schedule.
  5. Acknowledgment of receipt of submissions will be e-mailed automatically after you complete your submission.
  6. ALL PRESENTERS MUST REGISTER AND PAY THE REGISTRATION FEE. In addition, no honoraria or travel expense reimbursement will be provided for any presenter submitting through the call for presentations.
  7. Presenters may not use any conference presentation to market products or services; exhibit space and literature displays are available for that purpose.
  8. Every presenter, lead and secondary, will be required to complete a faculty disclosure form indicating any financial arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that may have a direct interest in the subject matter of the continuing medical education presentation.
  9. For scheduling purposes, presenters should be available to present on all dates of the conference. Special scheduling requests may be considered, but will not be guaranteed.

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Contact Liz Romine at or by calling 800-274-7928 ext 5419

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