Beyond Clinical & Curriculum: 2020 FM Resident Conference
Explore the multitude of practice options that a family medicine career offers, while gaining insight from experts to prepare for interviewing, understanding the employment contract, and making sound financial planning decisions. Plus, connect with employers, recruiters, and other supporters of family medicine.
Support provided by a grant from the AAFP Foundation through the Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium.
Subject to change
Continental Breakfast & Check-in
9 - 9:15 am
Welcome & Introductions
9:15 - 10:15 am
Create a Rewarding Family Medicine Career Path
Family Medicine offers a multitude of practice options. Gain insight from a panel of family physicians who will share their experiences of practicing in different settings throughout their careers, and get your questions answered as you explore the environments and models that will best suit your lifestyle, income, and career goals.
10:20 - 11:20 am
Prep Like a Pro: Acing the Interview
As residency graduation approaches, your focus will undoubtedly shift to your job search. Learn the "do's and don'ts" of interviewing, including how to brand yourself and questions you should ask a potential employer.
11:20 am -12:30 pm
Networking Lunch with Employers & Recruiters
This is an ideal opportunity to meet with potential employers and other professionals who support Michigan family physicians.
12:35 pm - 1:35 pm
Financial Well-being During Residency & Beyond
In the face of a heavy debt load and day-to-day expenses, managing your personal finances will prove to be a rewarding lifelong discipline. Learn strategies to establish a strong financial foundation during residency on which you may build throughout your career.
1:35 - 2 pm
Networking Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
2 - 3:15 pm
Understanding Your Employment Contract
So you aced the interview and received a job offer. Now what? Knowing what to look for in a contract and how to negotiate the terms to meet your goals are key. Learn "business of medicine" best practices and pitfalls to avoid before you sign on the dotted line.
3:15 - 3:30 pm
Early-bird pricing ends 03/16/2020
Online registration ends 04/30/2020
Denna Bunting, Meeting Planner
(through March 16)
(March 17-April 30)
Employers, recruiters, and organizations that offer information, products, and services relevant to the practice of family medicine are invited to exhibit at Beyond Clinical & Curriculum to connect with residents. READ MORE