2022 Preconference Workshops held in conjunction with the FMEC Annual Meeting.

To register for preconferences, visit FMEC 2022 Annual Meeting 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

ALSO Instructor Course (12 pm to 5 pm) 

  • Course Director: Steve Ratcliffe, MD, MSPH   |  Co-director: Scott Hartman, MD
  • Agenda - Stay tuned for more details
  • Registration Fees:
  • Physicians/Healthcare Professionals: FMEC Member: $650 | Non-Member: $675
    Resident/Fellow: FMEC Member $550 | Non-Member: $575
  • Course overview: The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) sponsors the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®), an evidence-based, interprofessional, and multidisciplinary training program that equips the entire maternity care team with skills to manage obstetric emergencies effectively. The ALSO Instructor Course is a half-day course that prepares current ALSO Providers with the skills and knowledge they need to effectively teach ALSO courses. Participants attending an ALSO Course learn practical, standardized team-based approaches to managing emergency situations, such as postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, breech delivery, cord prolapse, and maternal resuscitation. Become an ALSO Instructor, and learn about adult learning theory and faculty development, as well as how to offer effective feedback, teach in small group workstations, and evaluate participants.
  • ALSO Instructor Course information
    •  CME Credit: The AAFP has reviewed ALSO Instructor Course and deemed it acceptable for up to 3.25 live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 9/15/2022 to 9/15/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • Course pre-requisite: Instructor registrants must have a current ALSO Provider card.
      Current ALSO Provider status as of September 15, 2022, is REQUIRED
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      Please click the following link to view ALSO Provider Courses offered.
    • All course material is included in the registration fee
    • Lunch is provided
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
    • Discuss educational tools that can be used when giving feedback to ALSO course participants.
    • Describe how to assist participants in dealing with questions and conflicts that can occur during the workstations.
    • Demonstrate teaching capabilities by providing hands-on role-play utilizing maternal-fetal manikins along with timely feedback in order to adapt teaching methods to various situations.
    • Demonstrate the ability to facilitate group discussion, as well as consider ways to implement faculty and learner feedback to enhance the educational experience.
  • Who should take this course? Current ALSO Providers who wish to gain specific teaching skills, including physicians, residents, RNs, paramedics, midwives, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

Friday, September 16 

IMPLICIT (8 am to 12 pm) - closed meeting

Registration for the IMPLICIT Meeting is FREE for all registrants.

Who should attend?
We encourage you to bring your colleagues, residents, and medical students. Both Friday and Sunday are equally important opportunities to meet as a Network, share data, collaborate, and make decisions that affect sites across the IMPLICIT Network, so please plan to join accordingly. If you are interested in joining the IMPLICIT Network or want to learn more about the implementation of innovative approaches to maternity care for primary care settings, please register and join us.

Preconference overview:
This preconference is for members of the IMPLICIT Network, which is a family medicine maternal child health learning collaborative focused on improving birth outcomes and promoting the health of women, birthing people, infants, and families through innovative models of care, quality improvement, and professional development for current and future physicians. If you are interested in joining the IMPLICIT Network or want to learn more about the implementation of innovative approaches to maternity care for primary care settings, please visit https://www.fmec.net/implicit

Innovators Network  (8 am to 5 pm)

  • Registration Fees:

    Registration for the Innovator’s Network is FREE for full conference registrants.
    Choose this option if you plan to attend the Innovator’s Network only.
    Innovator’s Network registration does not include participation in the full Annual Meeting programming, Residency Fair, or meals other than those provided for the Innovator’s Network meeting.

    Resident/Fellow: $75
    *Professional: $100

  • Preconference overview: 

    Every day in hospitals, health systems, and clinics, innovation is driving the primary care sector to new heights. A highlight of the FMEC Annual Meeting, the Innovator’s Network showcases new tools and services to improve care and reduce cost. The agenda is evolving and will be announced soon, but topics featured may include alternative treatment modalities, social determinants of health such as housing and language access, value-based care, risk stratification, and more. Read short summaries of the 2021 Innovator’s Network presentations and plan to join the FMEC in 2022 for this exciting session.

Meeting the New ACGME Requirements: Learning Collaboratives and More (8 am to 12 pm)

  • Registration Fees
    Resident/Fellow: Member $75 | Non-Member: $100
    *Professional Member: $100 | Non-Member: $150
  • Preconference overview:  

    This session will help your program be ready for 2023! The agenda will include an overview of the new ACGME requirements and what’s changing for your program. Information on how to structure and run a learning collaborative will be provided, and attendees will discuss their ideas and needs for cross-institution collaboration in small groups. Additional presentations during this preconference will address running patient/family/community advisory councils, building inclusive environments and supporting learners from diverse backgrounds, and master adaptive learning.

Social Determinants of Health: The New Vital Sign (8 am to 12 pm)

  • Registration Fees:
    Resident/Fellow: Member $75 | Non-Member: $100
    *Professional Member: $100 | Non-Member: $150

  • Preconference overview:  

    This highly-interactive session will provide an overview of social determinants of health and what we know about their impact on health care; briefly discuss how policy both prevents people from getting the social, educational, and other supports they need to be healthy but also can be the solution and how physicians can become active; and use small group sessions to strategize on how family medicine and medical training can move the needle on issues such as education, the social and built environments, digital access, economic stability, and more.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

IMPLICIT (9 am to 12 pm) - closed meeting

Registration for the IMPLICIT Meeting is FREE for all registrants. We encourage you to bring your colleagues, residents, and medical students. Both Friday and Sunday are equally important opportunities to meet as a Network, share data, collaborate, and make decisions that affect the sites so please plan to join accordingly.

For more information on this year's meeting, click here