- Submissions must meet all the requirements of the proposed category. Review the submission categories at the right. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
- Do not submit the same proposal in more than one category.
- Acknowledgment of receipt of submissions will be emailed automatically after you complete your submission.
- 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.
- Presenters may not use any conference presentation to market products or services; partnerships are available for that purpose.
- 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.
SUBMISSION CATEGORY REQUIREMENTS
Submissions are encouraged in these topic areas:
- Increasing URM educators and students in family medicine
- Health equity and social determinants of health education
- Improving well-being at the personal and systems level
- Common challenges in medical education, and problem-solving
- Advocacy skills for faculty and learners
- Novel strategies/recruitment programs to engage students in Family Medicine
- Innovations in medical education
- Preparing students for the match, changes in STEP
- Recruiting and retaining community preceptors
- Family medicine coordinator best practices and innovations
- Future of family medicine: e.g., scope of practice, advocating for the specialty
- Exploration of career opportunities within family medicine: e.g., direct primary care, academic, private practice
- Faculty development topics: e.g., curriculum development, giving feedback, teaching in the clinical setting, conflict management, project management, scholarship/research, mentoring, promotion, and career progression
- Teaching clinical topics: e.g., impact of climate change, addiction, LGBTQ+, PEP/PrEP, medical marijuana, POCUS, chronic disease management, disease prevention, behavioral health, population health, quality improvement
Your submission will be reviewed using these criteria:
- Topic is relevant to medical student education
- Clear objectives—problem statement is clear
- Originality and innovation—practical application
- Amount of content is appropriate for time allowed
- Content of proposed presentation (teaching methods clear, likely to meet objectives, adequate breadth of coverage)
- Proposal is clearly written and well-organized
- Audience involvement
- Duration of experience/evaluation of effectiveness
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30-minute didactic presentations with discussion; two lectures are paired and offered consecutively in a 60-minute session.
Scholarly Topic Roundtable Discussion
60-minute informal presentations to share experiences, ideas, problems, and solutions; leaders briefly present material and facilitate discussion. Limit 10 participants per table
60-minute didactic presentations with audience discussion
60-minute sessions on collaborative work from multiple institutions or departments with a moderator organizing a brief presentation to stimulate focused discussion by participants
90-minute task-oriented, small-group educational sessions
Completed Research Project:
15-to 20-minute sessions on original work with a focus on research
In-Progress Research Project
15-to 20-minute sessions on original in-progress work with a focus on research
4 to 8-hour 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. NOTE: If your workshop will be sponsored by an outside (non-STFM) group, organization, or other funder, the sponsor information will be required on the submission form.
Visual presentations with an informal information exchange between attendees and presenters. Dedicated time: 45-minutes; held during refreshment breaks