Conference on Medical Student Education

Presenter Information

All presenters must register for the conference and pay the registration fee.

Helpful resources for confirmed presenters of this year's Conference on Medical Student Education:

Uploading Your Presentations to the Conference App

Presenters will upload their presentations directly into the STFM Conference App. When the app is ready to accept uploads, all lead presenters will receive an email with uploading instructions. Please plan on uploading your presentations prior to heading to the conference. 

Be aware that uploading to the Conference App does not automatically place your presentation materials in the STFM Resource Library. If you'd like for other attendees (and yourself) to be able to access your presentation after the conference, please also upload your presentation to the STFM Resource Library at 

Session Formats

This conference offers a variety of session formats to satisfy differing

2-hour task-oriented, small-group educational sessions

90-minute didactic presentations with audience discussion

90-minute sessions on collaborative work from multiple
​ ​institutions or departments with a moderator organizing a brief​ ​presentation to stimulate focused discussion by participants.

45-minute didactic presentations, with
​ ​discussion; two lectures are paired and offered consecutively in a​ ​90-minute session.

In-Progress and Completed Projects: 
15-20 minute consecutive
​ ​sessions on original work, with focus on research.

Poster Presentations: 
Visual presentations with an informal information
​ ​exchange; attendees can peruse the posters and speak with the​ ​presenters. 90-minutes total, during refreshment breaks.

Hot Topic Sessions: 
45-90 minute sessions with topics and
​ ​presenters selected based on the current need of the discipline.

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.

STFM Collaboratives and Open Table Discussion Breakfasts:​ ​
60-minute informal discussions by STFM Collaboratives to share experiences and ideas about common topics in family medicine education.​ ​Limit 10 participants per table.


If you have questions about the Conference on Medical Student Education, contact

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Leawood, KS 66211





January 25, 2019—Q&A Webinar for the "Building Better Clinical Training Experiences" pilot project

Jan 31-Feb 03, 2019—Conference on Medical Student Education

Apr 27-May 1, 2019Annual Spring Conference




January 26: Deadline to submit applications for CERA Program Directors Survey

February 15: Deadline to apply for the STFM Medical Editing Fellowship

February 22: Applications are due for the Building Better Clinical Training Experiences pilot project

March 15: Last day for submissions to the Annual Poetry and Prose Contest