This conference offers a variety of session formats to satisfy differing needs. Here is a brief overview of the sessions available for your participation:
Workshops: 120-minute task-oriented, small-group educational sessions
Seminars: 90-minute didactic presentations with audience discussion
Symposia: 90-minute sessions on collaborative work from multiple institutions or departments with a moderator organizing a brief presentation to stimulate focused discussion by participants.
Lecture-Discussions: 45-minute didactic presentations, with discussion; two lectures are paired and offered consecutively in a 90-minute session.
Completed and In-Progress Research Projects: 15-20 minute Professional Education Experience Review (PEER) sessions
Hot Topic Sessions: 45-90 minute sessions with topics and presenters selected based on the current need of the discipline
Poster Presentations: Visual presentations with an informal information exchange; attendees can peruse the posters and speak with the presenters. 90-minutes total, during three refreshment breaks
Special Topic Breakfasts: 60-minute, informal presentations to share experiences, ideas, problems, or solutions; leaders briefly present material and facilitate discussion. Limit 10 participants per table.
Common Interest Breakfasts:
60-minute, informal discussions by STFM Groups to share experiences and ideas about common topics in family medicine education. Group Chair(s) facilitate discussion. Limit 10 participants per table.
This year’s conference is incorporating educational tracks for various health care professionals. Search for the following codes:
- Coordinators: [COORD]
- Medical Students: [STU]
- Community Preceptors: [PRE]
- Medical Student Educator’s Development Institute: [MSEDI]