2020 ADFM Annual Conference

February 12 - 15, 2020 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Preliminary agenda for the 2020 meeting!

The Planning Committee is pleased to share the preliminary meeting agenda for the 2020 ADFM Annual Conference.

Closing the Gap

Our Challenge, Our Opportunity

The preliminary agenda shares outline for the meeting's sessions, which will focus on key innovations and strategies where departments of Family Medicine devote their time – teaching, research, clinical practice, leadership, and administration. We are looking forward to a lot of interaction with each other at this meeting, from small and large group discussions, to panels and more!


**Activities that are optional (may include additional fee) or for specific groups are in italics.**

Tuesday, February 11

  • Administrators' new member dinner (6pm-8pm)

Wednesday, February 12

  • ADFM Board meeting (8am-5pm)
  • ADFM LEADS Fellowship workshop (8am-1pm)
  • Administrators' pre-conference (8am-3:30pm)
  • Leadership workshop (1pm-5pm)
  • Building Research Capacity workshop (1-5pm)
  • Orientation for new attendees (5:30pm-6:00pm)
  • Opening Reception (6pm-7pm)
  • Dine Around Networking Dinners (7:15pm-8:45pm)

Thursday, February 13

  • Topic breakfast tables (7am-8:30am; two 45-min sessions)
  • Introductory programming and plenaries/panels (8am-12pm)
  • Networking lunch & committee meetings (12pm-1pm)
  • Plenaries/panels (1pm-5pm)
  • Reception & off-site party (6:30pm-9:30pm)

Friday, February 14

  • Yoga (6-6:45am)
  • State/regional networking breakfast tables (7am-8am)
  • Plenaries/panels & world cafe (8am-12pm)
  • Activities on your own (beginning at 12pm)
  • Administrators' meeting (12pm-1pm)
  • New Chair 101 lunch (12pm-2pm)
  • Senior Leader Program Participant lunch (12pm-2pm)
  • Leadership & Management Dilemmas Dinner (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Saturday, February 15

  • Topic breakfast tables (7am-8:30am; two 45-min sessions)
  • Annual Business Meeting (8:30am-9:15am)
  • Plenaries/panels and closing (9:30am-11:30am)
  • 2021 Annual Conference planning (11:30am-12:15pm)
  • ADFM Board meeting (12:30pm-2pm)