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Call for Presentations

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2022 (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

General Instructions:

  1. submission categories at the right. 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, 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
  • 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 educati
  • 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 

  • 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


Message From the Conference Chair and STFM President

Come join us in sunny Tampa for the 56 th STFM Annual Spring Conference, April 29-May 3, 2023. We welcome you to be a part of the quality sessions, the thought-provoking plenaries, networking opportunities and camaraderie with colleagues that make the Conference so rewarding and worthwhile. If you have attended in the past, you know what a rejuvenating and inspiring experience the annual conference is. If you have never attended, please come join in and learn what makes the STFM community so incredible.

Family medicine is positioning itself to meet the growing need for a resilient, equitable and effective primary care work force that can rise to current societal challenges. The STFM Annual Spring Conference is the venue to share innovations in Family Medicine education. Your presentations and contributions, your enthusiasm, and your commitment to Family Medicine education are what make the STFM Annual Conference so rich with energy and inspiration. We invite you to submit your scholarly work so that we may share expertise and experiences as we transform Family Medicine.

Please plan to join us in Tampa, Florida April 29-May 3, 2023!

Netra Thakur, MD, MPH
Chair, STFM Annual Spring Conference and STFM Program Committee


Linda Myerholtz, PhD
STFM President

Submission Categories


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

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