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Call for Presentations

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, September 3, 2024 (11:59 pm CDT)

STFM welcomes submissions from the entire family medicine faculty care team—physicians, medical assistants, physician assistants, residents, students, health educators, coordinators, and administrators. We also encourage submissions from our STFM Collaboratives.

Before Starting Your Submission:
Take a look at these resources developed by the STFM Program Committee

A separate call will open in early November 2024 for Fellow, Resident, and Student Works in Progress Research Posters.

General Instructions:

  1. 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 emailed 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;
    partnerships are available for that purpose.
  6. Every presenter (lead and secondary) and author, 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


We encourage proposal submissions in these content areas:

  • Innovative approaches and best practices for meeting new ACGME requirements
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Competency-based medical education
  • Behavioral health integration
  • Exemplary models of family medicine health care teams, interprofessional training and interprofessional collaborative practice
  • Family medicine’s leadership within our health care systems
  • Antiracism training, education, and resources for medical students, residents, and faculty 
  • Meeting the needs of rural and underserved communities through family medicine education
  • Models of innovative value-based payment system
  • Family medicine’s role in addressing social determinants of health and health disparities
  • Reducing administrative burden and improving well-being
  • Initiatives that advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility
  • Education in LGBTQ+ affirming health care
  • Advocacy and activism skills for family medicine educators and learners
  • Competency based procedural training
  • Processes that support the growth of a diverse workforce
  • Promoting student interest in family medicine 
  • Pipeline programs; preparing residents for academics

We also invite presentations that describe best practices in the following:

  • Resident career and leadership development
  • Faculty development for junior, mid-career, and senior-level faculty
  • Fundamentals of precepting, curriculum development, and learner evaluation
  • Working with learners with academic difficulties
  • Care of infants, children, and adolescents
  • Training, advocacy, and care for people with disabilities
  • Medical care of persons with mental illness
  • Medical education on climate change and health
  • Emerging technology in patient care and medical education including telemedicine and virtual teaching modalities
  • Substance use disorder care and training principles
  • Maternity care
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Emergency preparedness and disaster response
  • Educational scholarship and quality improvement training
  • Evidence-based clinical medicine updates
  • Nutrition
  • Medical humanities
  • Lifestyle medicine


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Message From the Conference Chair

Mike Malone MD, FAAFP, STFM Program Committee

Please join us in Salt Lake City for the STFM Annual Spring Conference, May 3-7, 2025. We invite you to attend the conference to engage in practical, innovative sessions for teachers of family medicine. If you've been to the annual conference in the past, you know what a rejuvenating and motivating experience it is. If you've never attended, please join us to learn what makes the STFM community so incredible. I'm confident you'll come home inspired by new ideas from colleagues around the country. Attendees note the camaraderie as one of the most rewarding and worthwhile aspects of the conference. 

Family medicine is positioning itself to meet the growing need for a resilient, equitable, and effective primary care work force that can rise to clinical and societal challenges. The STFM Annual Spring Conference is an ideal venue to share best practice and innovations in family medicine education. Your presentations, contributions, enthusiasm, and commitment to family medicine education are what make the STFM Annual Conference so rich. We encourage you to submit your scholarly work so we can share expertise and experiences as we continue to transform family medicine.

Please plan to join us in Salt Lake City, Utah May 3-7, 2024!


Submission Categories

Download Specific Submission Templates Below. 
These templates (.doc) are to use offline to prepare your submission. You will need to copy and paste into the online submission system when you are ready to do so.


If you have questions about the submission process or the Annual Spring Conference, email or contact (800) 274-7928.

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