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Nationally Renowned Family Physicians Headline 2024 Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo

Join us for the 2024 Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo! This premier event offers up to 27 AAFP credits, opportunities to connect with long-time colleagues and new acquaintances, and the chance to enjoy the historic charm and scenic beauty of Mackinac Island. The conference will be held at the Grand Hotel, providing a picturesque setting for learning and networking. Highlighting the event are three exceptional keynote sessions:

The Top 10 Evidence-Based Medicine Updates for 2024 (Frank J. Domino, MD)

Saturday, July 13 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Dr. Domino is a professor and the pre-doctoral education director for the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School in Worcester, MA. He is also the chief of Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins' "5 Minute Clinical Consultant" series and an author, podcaster, and blogger.

You won't want to miss this presentation from family physician Frank Domino, MD. Using recent research findings and medical literature, Dr. Domino will translate the most recent clinical recommendations into high-quality, evidence-based care strategies you can apply in your practice. Be sure to mark your calendar for this rapid-fire and humorous keynote session.

The Value Proposition for Physician Wellness in Family Medicine (Margot L. Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP)

Sunday, July 14 | 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Dr. Savoy is the senior vice president for education, inclusiveness, and physician well-being at AAFP. She oversees all organizational activities related to medical education and continuing professional development, physician well-being, diversity, and equity.

Family medicine can benefit from intentionally addressing physician wellness. In this session, we will examine how physician wellness is critical to providing primary care services to meet the health needs of communities and the nation. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted primary care and family physician practices, resulting in increased rates of burnout and challenging even the most resilient physicians. Let's discuss how investing in sustainable family medicine strategies can improve physician wellness.

How AAFP's Advocacy Initiatives Work to Shape Positive Change (Steven P. Furr, MD, FAAFP)

Monday, July 15 | 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Dr. Furr is a family physician in Jackson, Alabama, and the president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is also the co-founder of Family Medical Clinic of Jackson, where he serves as chief of staff of a rural hospital and medical director of the nursing home. Dr. Furr has cared for patients for more than 39 years, including obstetrics care for over 25 years. He is a certified medical director and a certified medical examiner.

Discover the American Academy of Family Physicians' plans for ongoing advocacy for family physicians and patients to inspire positive change as it continues transforming healthcare in the United States to achieve optimal health for all. Learn about your professional association's strategic priorities and advocacy work regarding payment reform, practice transformation, reducing administrative burden, and preserving physician well-being.

Register for Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo

Click here to learn more and register for the Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo, being held July 13-16, 2024, at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to advance your practice and well-being in a unique and historic location!