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General Information

Child Care Services
Contact the New Orleans Marriott Hotel concierge at (505) 581-1000 for a complete list of bonded & licensed services available.

Continuing Medical Education
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Complete CME information will be available online at in December. For other credit, STFM will assist individuals by providing information needed to the extent possible.

STFM Collaborative Meetings
If you are the chair of an STFM Collaborative and would like to meet at one of the designated times during the conference, contact Melissa Abuel at by January 6, 2023.

Photo/Video Permission
We will be taking photos and video throughout this conference. By attending, you give STFM permission to use images taken at the conference in any electronic or printed communications by STFM for any advertising and promotional purposes. You agree to release STFM and their employees, agents, and designees from liability for any violation of any personal or proprietary right you may have in connection with such use.

Conference Refund Policies
On or before December 30, 202—If a registrant determines they cannot attend a conference for personal or work reasons, requests for refunds must be received in writing by STFM to receive a 50% registration fee refund. 

After December 30, 2022—If a registrant is unable to attend the conference due to weather or medical/life emergencies occurring at the time of the conference, they may be eligible for a 50% refund, as defined below.

  1. Weather: If registrant is unable to attend because of a weather emergency due to cancellations by airline or airport, registrant must show that they attempted to re-schedule their travel arrangements but could not get to the conference during the official conference dates. In the event of such cancellation request by a conference registrant, the registrant must provide STFM with official documentation to support their request. 
  2. Medical, Death or Life-threatening Illness: Pertaining to Attendee, Spouse, Parent, Child, Grandparent, Brother/Sister.

No refunds will be issued later than 1-week after the conference.

In the unlikely and extreme event that STFM is forced to cancel a conference, STFM is not responsible for fees or penalties that conference registrants may incur for non-refundable airline tickets or hotel deposits.

STFM Conference COVID-19 Refund Policy: 
If an attendee needs to cancel due to COVID-19 on or before January 25, 2023, the attendee will need to provide STFM with a formal request in writing with positive test results from a physician; STFM will provide a full conference refund. There are no refunds issued after January 25, 2023.

Thanks and Recognition

STFM extends a big “thank you” to the conference Steering Committee for all of their hard work in coordinating and planning the conference. We also recognize and thank the Medical Student Education Committee and members of the Medical Student Education Collaborative for assisting with submission reviews, and for serving as poster judges at the conference.

2023 Conference Steering Committee

Tomoko Sairenji, MD, MS, Conference Chair
University of Washington

Marisyl de la Cruz, MD, Conference Cochair
Thomas Jefferson University

Ruben Hernandez Mondragon, MD
Indiana University

Annie Rutter, MD, MS, MSE Committee Chair
Albany Medical College