Family Medicine Education Consortium News

FMEC Announces 2023 Annual Meeting Plenary Speakers
August 23, 2023 - Dayton, OH – The FMEC has announced that Drs. Izzy Lowell, Renee Crichlow, and Manisha Kumar will present plenary sessions at the 2023 Annual Meeting in Providence, RI. Read More

FMEC Adds Student, Resident Positions to FMEC Board of Trustees
August 15, 2023 - Dayton, OH – A call for applications (deadline October 27, 2023) is open, as the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) expands its Board of Trustees to add both a medical student and a family medicine resident position. Read More

FMEC 2024 Annual Meeting to be held September 19-21, 2024 in Philadelphia, PA
July 28, 2023 - Dayton, OH – The Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) will hold its 2024 Annual Meeting at the Philadelphia Marriott in Philadelphia, PA from September 19-21, 2024.  Read More

Registration opens for FMEC 2023 Annual Meeting
May 23, 2023 - Dayton, OH – The FMEC has opened registration for the 2023 Annual Meeting, which will be held October 13-15, 2023, in Providence, RI and had a record number of submissions for educational programs.  Read More

FMEC Kicks Off New Learning Collaborative
January 16, 2023 - Dayton, OH – The FMEC has started its new cross-institutional Learning Collaborative on Hereditary Cancers in Women and Narrative Medicine, with an advisory committee and family medicine residencies representing institutions throughout the northeast U.S.  Read More

FMEC and Navigate Tally Over $5 Million in Potential Loan Savings During Annual Meeting
October 10, 2022 - Dayton, OH - As a service to members and other physicians in the Northeast U.S., the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) partners with Navigate, a company that helps physicians take back control of their student loans—and their lives. Through expert advice and consultations, Navigate helps save doctors money and can help health systems take better care of their employees.  Read More

FMEC Announces 2022 Poster Presentation Winners
October 10, 2022 - Dayton, OH - Each year, at the Annual Meeting of the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC), the best scientific posters are presented with awards to recognize their excellence.  The FMEC 2022 Annual Meeting was held September 16-18, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA. Nearly 600 family practice faculty and residents and 300 medical students attended the meeting. They represented over 90 residency programs and 51 medical schools, primarily in the northeast region of the United States.  Read More

FMEC Announces 2022 Award Winners
October 7, 2022 - Dayton, OH - Each year, the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) seeks to identify and recognize individuals who have demonstrated significant contributions to family medicine and primary care. This annual awards program culminates with presentations of the awards, which occurred September 16-18, 2022, at the FMEC 2022 Annual Meeting in Arlington, Virginia.  Read More

FMEC Welcomes New Leadership, Members to the Board of Trustees
October 1, 2022 – Dayton, OH – Dr. Leon McCrea II has assumed the role of FMEC President, Dr. Pam Vnenchak has become President-elect, and Dr. Heather Paladine is now Treasurer-Secretary, along with other new members-at-large. Read More

Bierman, Ross-Lee, and Phillips are 2022 FMEC Annual Meeting Plenary speakers
August 15, 2022 – Dayton, OH – The FMEC has announced that Drs. Steve Bierman, Barbara Ross-Lee, and Robert Phillips will present plenary sessions at its 2022 Annual Meeting, September 16-18, 2022. Read More

FMEC Announces Providence, RI as Location for 2023 Meeting
August 1, 2022 – Dayton, OH – The FMEC will hold its 2023 Annual Meeting at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI from October 13-15, 2023. Read More

FMEC’s Larry Bauer honored at STFM Meeting
May 17, 2022 – Dayton, OH – The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) presented FMEC CEO Emeritus Larry Bauer with an STFM Special Recognition Award, honoring his leadership in and dedication to the discipline of family medicine for three decades. Read more

FMEC Annual Meeting Theme is Superpowers
May 13, 2022 – Dayton, OH – Faculty, residents and medical students will convene in Arlington, VA on September 16-18, 2022, for the FMEC 2022 Annual Meeting, where we will be “Unleashing our Family Medicine Superpowers.” Read more

Case Studies Show Progress on Integrative Health
April 4, 2022 – Dayton, OH – The Samueli Foundation and the FMEC have released case studies from their joint Integrative Health Learning Collaborative (IHLC). Read more

White Paper Shows Integrative Care Improves Outcomes, Reduces Costs
March 8, 2022 – Washington, DC – Integrative whole-person care, such as that taught through the FMEC’s collaboration with the Samueli Foundation, leads to reduced chronic care costs. Read more

FMEC Launches Online Geropalliative Care Series
February 1, 2022 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC has launched on online CME series on Geropalliative Care, available for purchase and approved for up to 6.0 AAFP Prescribed Credits. Read more

FMEC Supports New ACGME Family Medicine Requirements
January 21, 2022 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC believes elements of the new requirements, once in effect, will improve care and training by connecting institutions, make family medicine more attractive to medical and pre-healthcare students, and offer new opportunities for the FMEC to support training programs. Read more.

Call for 2022 FMEC Annual Meeting Submissions is Open
December 21, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC is seeking program and poster submissions for its 2022 Annual Meeting, to be held September 16-18, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA. Read more.

ACGME Family Medicine Requirements Open for Comment
December 17, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC encourages its members and other family physicians in the northeast U.S. to learn about and provide comments on the proposed revisions to the ACGME Family Medicine Program Requirements. 
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FMEC Members Contributed to AAMC Wellness Report
December 13, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC was proud to collaborate with the Association of American Medical Colleges and others to collect data for a new report, which provides background on the status of wellness initiatives in health care. 
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FMEC and Navigate Tally Nearly $7 Million in Potential Loan Savings During Annual Meeting
November 22, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC’s business partner, Navigate, provided consultations and trainings at the FMEC 2021 Annual Meeting, revealing an impressive amount to be saved from physicians’ student loans. Read more.

Integrative Health Learning Community to Continue into 2022
October 18, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio – Thanks to the generous support of the Samueli Foundation, the FMEC’s Integrative Health Learning Community will continue into 2022. Read more.

FMEC Announces Date and Location of 2022 Annual Meeting
October 10, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC will hold its 2022 Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA from September 16-18, 2022. Read more.

FMEC Board of Trustees Announce New CEO
September 21, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC Board of Trustees announce Scott G. Allen, MS, as its new CEO beginning November 1, 2021. Read more.

FMEC Announces CEO Job Opportunity
April 27, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio – The FMEC Board of Trustees has opened a search to hire its next CEO. Read more.

FMEC CEO Laurence Bauer, MS, MEd, to resign as CEO in 2021
April 16, 2021 – Dayton, Ohio. FMEC has announced the founding CEO Larry Bauer, MS, MEd, will leave the CEO position of FMEC in 2021 after nearly 30 years of impressive accomplishments. Read more.