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Call for Presentations

Submission deadline is 11:59 pm EDT, April 16, 2018

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General Instructions:

  1. Submissions must meet all the requirements of the proposed category. View submission categories. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
  2. Do not submit the same proposal in more than one category.
  3. Acknowledgment of receipt of submissions will be e-mailed automatically after you complete your submission.
  4. ALL PRESENTERS MUST PAY THE REGISTRATION FEE. In addition, no honoraria or travel expense reimbursement will be provided for any presenter submitting through the call for presentations.
  5. Presenters may not use any conference presentation to market products or services; exhibit space and literature displays are available for that purpose.
  6. 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.

Submissions are encouraged in these important practice improvement topic areas:

    • Practice Management and Innovation 
    • MACRA/Payment Models  
    • CPC+ Implementation 
    • Risk Assessment and Management 
    • Leading Change
    • Outcome Measurement
    • Patient Centeredness
    • Practice-Based Team Care
    • Health Information Technology
    • Behavioral Health Integration
    • Population Health
    • Health Equity/Social Determinants of Health

Your submission will be reviewed using these criteria:

  • Topic is relevant to family medicine
  • Clear objectives—problem statement is clear
  • Originality and innovation—practical application
  • Amount of content is appropriate for time allowed
  • Content of proposed presentation (teaching methods clear, likely to meet objectives, adequate breadth of coverage)
  • Proposal is clearly written and well-organized
  • Audience involvement
  • Duration of experience/evaluation of effectiveness

Conference Goals:

  • Offers practical skills, information, and resources to improve clinical and academic practices and help them transform into patient-centered medical homes (PCMH).
  • Offers strategies for interdisciplinary, team-based care primary care that result in improved efficiencies and better patient care.
  • Fosters a network of family medicine providers and educators committed to continuous practice improvement and innovation.
  • Encourages innovation in practice improvement and promote the PCMH model through formal presentation of and training in new and re-worked practice design elements.
  • Provides a venue for discussion and demonstration of the impact of new payment models for primary care.

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