Call for Presentation Proposals Open September 18 - November 19, 2018.
Exhibitor * Sponsor * Advertiser Registration Opens in November 2018.
Hotel Reservations Open in November 2018.
Conference Registration Opens in March 2019.

Join your colleagues August 1-4  (Thursday-Sunday) at this premiere annual event for Michigan Family Physicians. The 2019 conference is being held at the majestic Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire.

2019 Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo

August 1-4 (Thursday-Sunday)

Shanty Creek Resort - Bellaire, MI


Call for Presentation Proposals
Presentation proposals will be accepted September 18 - November 19, 2018.
Click here to submit your proposal.

In compliance with the Continuing Medical Education (CME) guidelines, this presentation submission must identify a professional gap, a needs assessment, learner objectives, session description, and complete speaker information.

  • Proposals will be reviewed by Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan's Professional Development Committee.
    • Decisions will be based on the devleopment of a well-rounded and diverse set of topics.
  • Final decisions will be made by January 15, 2019.
  • Notifications will be sent via email shortly following.
  • Required documentation (Speaker Agreement, COI form, Bio, Photo) will be sent to those accepted by January 31, 2019.
  • Required documentation must be returned by February 7, 2019.
  • PowerPoint presentaitons and all ancillary materials to be shared with conference attendees must be submitted for peer review by June 15, 2019.

Upon acceptance of a presentation, speakers will be provided with required information and must submit within the given timeline a speaker agreement, conflict of interest disclosure form, professional photo (high resolution, .eps or jpg, full color), and a brief bio. All presentation materials must be submitted within the provided timeline and will be peer-reviewed for approval.

Members have expressed interest in learning more about the topics listed below. It is not required that your proposal address one of these listed topics.

Asthma Cardiovascular Update CPC +
Chronic Disease (Managing) Diabetes / Pre Diabetes Ethics (Medical)
Financial Payment Models Geriatrics Heart Failure Management
Human Trafficking Joy In Medicine Mentoring Medical Students & Residents
Motivational Interviewing Osteoporosis: What To Do After 5 Years of Treatment

Pain & Symptom Management
Opioids ~ Adding Addiction Experts in Clinical Practice
Opioids ~ Weaning Patients
Opoids ~ Laws On Prescribing

Psychiatric Treatment & Updates on Depression and Bipolar Disorder Physician Burnout / Stress Management Rapid Cycle Change Management
Reimbursement & Coding Sleep Disorders STDs


Thank you for you for your interest and consideration in sharing your expertise with your fellow colleagues!

Please contact Denise Cook at any time if you require additinal information