2021 Michigan Future of Family Medicine Virtual Student Conference & Residency Connection

October 9, 2021
Virtual via Zoom | 8 am-12:15 pm ET | , ,

Intended Audience

Medical students


Objectives

Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan, in collaboration with Central Michigan University Medical Education Partners, invites medical students to the eighth annual Michigan Future of Family Medicine Virtual Student Conference to explore the breadth and depth of the family medicine specialty. 


Highlights

  • Outpatient clinical procedure demonstrations
  • Interactive panel discussions highlighting how to best prepare for residency and the different career pathways the family medicine specialty offers
  • Live Q&A
  • Residency connection—attending this conference provides an attendee-only link to learn about residency programs in Michigan and the opportunity to participate in live 30-minute webinars with residency program faculty and residents over the course of the two weeks following the conference

Agenda

Subject to change

8-8:15 am
Welcome

  • Julie Blaszczak, MD, Chair, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan’s Student & Resident Education Committee; Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor)
  • Olivia Bolen, MD, Member, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan’s Student & Resident Education Committee; Family Physician, Central Michigan University Healthcare (Saginaw)

8:20-9 am
Coffee & Conversation: Career Pathways
Grab a cup of coffee (or your other favorite early-morning pick-me up) and join this session to explore career pathways in family medicine. Whether you aspire to practice geriatrics, pediatrics, palliative care, or sports medicine, or you hope to open your own independent practice or join a health/hospital system, the family medicine specialty is uniquely positioned to allow you to do it all. The sky’s truly the limit when it comes to practicing family medicine.

  • Direct Primary Care: Nicholas Blank, MD, Family Physician and Co-owner, Nova DPC (Grand Rapids)
  • Administration and Prenatal Care: Wendy Biggs, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Comprehensive Community Clerkship Director, Central Michigan University College of Medicine (Saginaw)
  • Hospitalist Medicine: Elizabeth Pionk, DO, Hospitalist, McLaren Bay Region Hospital (Bay City)
  • Independent vs. Employed Practice: Srikar Reddy, MD, FAAFP, President, Michigan Academy of Family Physicians; Ministry Market Regional Medical Director-Virtual Care, Ascension (South Lyon)
  • Sports Medicine: Noshir, Amaria, DO, AT, ATC, CAQSM, Head Team Physician and Medical Director, Central Michigan University Intercollegiate Athletics; Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, CMU College of Medicine; Medical Director, CMU Athletic Training Education Program (Mt. Pleasant)
  • Academic Medicine & Urgent Care: Sheala Jafry, MD, MS, FAAFP, Family Physician, Beaumont Hospital (Grosse Pointe); Beaumont Health Family Medicine Residency (Sterling Heights); Medical Staff, Beaumont Health (Troy and Grosse Pointe); Co-director, Ambulatory Education and Recruitment, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine; Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

9:05-9:45 am
Workshops (choose 1)

  • Point-of-Care Ultrasound
    The value of Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in clinical decision-making has been extensively demonstrated. In alignment with American Academy of Family Physicians’ guideline on POCUS curriculum, which acknowledges the broad training of a family medicine resident, this workshop demonstrates a variety of POCUS skills as well as how to interpret POCUS.
    • Nicoll Capizzano, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
       
  • Suturing
    Acute skin laceration repair is an important skill in family medicine. Attend this workshop to learn about the various suturing techniques, including simple, running, and half-buried mattress (corner) sutures, and develop knowledge of wound evaluation, preparation, and appropriate repair techniques; when to refer for surgical treatment; and how to provide follow-up care. Click here to purchase a suturing practice kit to use during this workshop.
    • Olivia Bolen, MD, Member, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan’s Student & Resident Education Committee; Family Physician, Central Michigan University Healthcare (Saginaw)
       
  • Bias & Cultural Awareness in Medicine
    Gain insight into the EveryONE Project from the AAFP and its Implicit Bias Training Guide to promote awareness among primary care physicians and their practice teams. Resources will be presented for instructing healthcare professionals on how to reduce the effects of implicit bias on patients.
    • Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, FAAPL, CPE, CMQ, Senior Vice President of Education, American Academy of Family Physicians (Washington, DC)
       
  • Telehealth Musculoskeletal Exam
    A recent report suggests that 1 in 2 adult Americans lives with a musculoskeletal condition, making the presentation of individuals with musculoskeletal complaints to family physicians very frequent. This workshop will present a framework for the virtual musculoskeletal physical examination, which will be of importance as telemedicine continues to evolve even after the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Nicholas Moore, MD, Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist, Motor City Orthopedics (Detroit)

9:50-10:30 am
Rising to the Top: Residency Interviewing & CV Preparation
Whether you are an intern or a PGY-3, this session will help you rise to the top when being considered for a resident slot or your first family medicine job. Get expert tips on the do’s and don’ts of interviewing—including virtual interviewing- and how to write a CV that separates you from the rest.

  • Syeda Asad, MD, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency (Kalamazoo)
  • Nikolaus Fulbright, MD, Teaching Physician, Ascension Providence Family Medicine Residency (South Lyon)
  • A.S. Dhaliwal, MD, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, CMU Medical Education Partners (Saginaw)

10:35-11:15 am
Workshops (choose 1)

  • Point-of-Care Ultrasound
    The value of Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in clinical decision-making has been extensively demonstrated. In alignment with American Academy of Family Physicians’ guideline on POCUS curriculum, which acknowledges the broad training of a family medicine resident, this workshop demonstrates a variety of POCUS skills as well as how to interpret POCUS.
    • Nicoll Capizzano, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
       
  • Suturing
    Acute skin laceration repair is an important skill in family medicine. Attend this workshop to learn about the various suturing techniques, including simple, running, and half-buried mattress (corner) sutures, and develop knowledge of wound evaluation, preparation, and appropriate repair techniques; when to refer for surgical treatment; and how to provide follow-up care. Click here to purchase a suturing practice kit to use during this workshop.
    • Olivia Bolen, MD, Member, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan’s Student & Resident Education Committee; Family Physician, Central Michigan University Healthcare (Saginaw)
       
  • Bias & Cultural Awareness in Medicine
    Gain insight into the EveryONE Project from the AAFP and its Implicit Bias Training Guide to promote awareness among primary care physicians and their practice teams. Resources will be presented for instructing healthcare professionals on how to reduce the effects of implicit bias on patients.
    • Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, FAAPL, CPE, CMQ, Senior Vice President of Education, American Academy of Family Physicians (Washington, DC)
       
  • Telehealth Musculoskeletal Exam
    A recent report suggests that 1 in 2 adult Americans lives with a musculoskeletal condition, making the presentation of individuals with musculoskeletal complaints to family physicians very frequent. This workshop will present a framework for the virtual musculoskeletal physical examination, which will be of importance as telemedicine continues to evolve even after the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Nicholas Moore, MD, Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist, Motor City Orthopedics (Detroit)

11:20-12 pm
How to Shine in Residency
Show your interest in learning from your attending and senior residents. Don’t be in a hurry to get home. Work efficiently and be a good team player. These are just a few suggestions to help you shine during your residency years. Attend this session to get a behind-the-scenes look at what is expected of family medicine residents at every stage, and then learn how to exceed those expectations to be considered a shining star.

  • Teniesha Wright-Jones, DO, FACOFP, Program Director, Ascension Providence Family Medicine Residency (Southfield); Member-at-large, MAFP Board of Directors
  • Sravani Alluri, MBBS, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine; 2021 Michigan Family Medicine Resident of the Year (Kalamazoo)
  • Himanshi Chopra, MD, Chief Resident, McLaren Oakland Family Medicine Residency; Resident Member, MAFP Board of Directors

12-12:15 pm
Closing Remarks

  • Karlene Ketola, MSA, CAE, Chief Exeuctive Officer, Michigan Academy of Family Physicians; Executive Vice President, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan

Michigan Family Medicine Residency Connection

The following residency programs have already registered to connect with students via 30-minute live webinars—check back as new programs are added:

Oct. 13, 9-9:30 am ET
Ascension Providence Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 13, 10-10:30 ET
Ascension-Macomb Oakland Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 13, 1-1:30 pm ET
St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 13, 3:30-4 pm ET
ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Oct.14, 9-9:30 am ET
Wayne State University/Ascension Providence Rochester Family Medicine Residency

Oct, 14, 2:30-3 pm ET
Spectrum / Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 14, 5-5:30 pm ET
Beaumont Health-Troy Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 15, 9-9:30 am ET
McLaren Oakland Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 15, 10-10:30 am ET
Central Michigan University Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 15, 1-1:30 pm ET
University of Michigan Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 18, 9-9:30 am ET
Beaumont Health-Grosse Pointe Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 18, 11-11:30 am ET
Henry Ford Allegiance Health Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 19, 8-8:30 am ET
WMed Family Medicine Residency - Battle Creek

Oct. 19, 1-1:30 pm ET
Henry Ford Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 19, 2-2:30 pm ET
Ascension St. John Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 19, 3:30-4 pm ET
Mercy Health Grand Rapids Family Medicine Residency

Oct. 20, 1-1:30 pm ET
Sparrow/Michigan State University Family Medicine Residency

Date & Time TBD
Beaumont Health-Wayne Family Medicine Residency


Agenda (Subject to Change)

8-8:15 am
Welcome

8:20-9 am
Coffee & Conversation: Career Pathways

9:05-9:45 am
Outpatient Procedure Workshops

9:50-10:30 am
Rising to the Top: Residency Interviewing & CV Preparation 

10:35-11:15 am
Outpatient Procedure Workshops

11:20-12 pm
How to Shine in Residency

12-12:15 pm 
Closing Remarks 


 

Register
Registration Information

Online registration ends 10/08/2021

Contact Information


Dana Lawrence, MAFP Director of Communications & Member Services
517-664-9086
dlawrence@mafp.com


Co-host


Cost

MAFP members must first log in to receive the discounted member rate. 


Residency Program Connection

Michigan Family Medicine Residency Programs are invited to connect with medical students during the virtual Michigan Family Medicine Residency Connection, being held in conjunction with the conference. Click here to learn more and register.