Purpose: Interactive, skill-building session that occurs on the day before the conference begins and requires more time than the other conference formats allow. There are limited slots for this session format.
Time: 4-8 hours
Purpose: A participatory, task-oriented, small group educational experience directed toward the acquisition, demonstration, construction, and/or synthesis of specific knowledge, skills, and /or attitudes.
Time: 90 minutes
Purpose: A moderated, interactive session that brings together 3-5 panelists to engage participants in discussion about an innovative or provocative topic in family medicine education. The panelists must demonstrate their content expertise in the submission and ideally, represent multiple institutions. There are limited slots for this session format.
Time: 60 minutes
Purpose: An interactive session focusing on dissemination and discussion of an innovative educational, administrative, research, career development, or clinical topic. Submission must demonstrate plan for active audience engagement.
Time: 60 minutes
Purpose: A 20-25 minute presentation, followed by 5-10 minutes of participant interaction and/or discussion about a completed and evaluated curricular, teaching, administration, or faculty development topic or project. Submission must demonstrate plan for active audience engagement.
Time: 30 minutes (20-minute presentation, 10 minutes of discussion/response); two 30-minute presentations are "paired" by common topic and presented consecutively in a 60-minute presentation slot.
Purpose: A 15-minute presentation for presenters to briefly describe implementation and outcomes of a completed innovative educational, administrative, career development, or clinical program/project. Active audience engagement is required but limited to question and answer format.
Time: 15 minutes (10 minutes for presentation, 5 minutes for discussion) Multiple presentations grouped by topic and presented consecutively in each session.)
Purpose: These sessions focus on research submissions that critically evaluate and test completed interventions in education, process of care, patient-oriented outcomes, and quality of care. Submissions must include purpose, methods, results, and conclusions.
Time: 15 minutes - 10 minutes for presentation, 5 minutes for discussion (each; multiple presentations grouped by topic presented consecutively in each session.)
Distinguished Paper – 20 minutes - 15 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions and discussions.
Purpose: A roundtable presentation for 10 participants to share ideas, experiences, or projects pertinent to family medicine education, clinical care, research, or management. This presentation occurs in small group format, scheduled concurrently with other roundtable discussions during continental breakfast in the general session ballroom.
Time: 50 minutes (including breakfast)
Developing Project Poster An opportunity to view and discuss an innovative educational or curricular project pertinent to family medicine, that is in an early stage of development. Time: Presenters will be assigned to a 60-minute poster session
Completed Project Poster An opportunity to view and discuss implementation and results of a completed innovative educational or curricular project pertinent to family medicine. Time: Presenters will be assigned to a 60-minute poster session
Completed Research Poster An opportunity to view quality of care studies and discuss investigators’ completed original research. Time: Presenters will be assigned to a 60-minute poster session
The following Poster Category will not accept submissions until November 2019
Fellow, Resident, Student Works-in-Progress Posters An opportunity to illustrate research projects currently in progress by clinical or academic family medicine fellows, residents, and students. Time: Presenters will be assigned to a 60-minute poster session
General Call for Presentations
The Call for Presentations for the 2020 conference is now closed. The 2021 Conference call will open in early July 2020.
If you have questions about the Annual Spring Conference, contact 800.274.7928 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.