2016 Family Medicine Midwest Call for Abstracts Now Open

FMM News
1.     Call for Abstracts
2.     New in 2016
3.     Student Scholarships

FMM 2016

When - Friday, October 7 - Sunday, October 9, 2016

Where - JW Marriott Hotel, Indianapolis, IN

What - Enjoy the entire conference filled with topical peer-reviewed education and sessions for faculty, residents, and students and social events for all! Network with your family medicine colleagues from throughout the Midwest and take advantage of the learning opportunities offered to everyone!



March 1 - Online Abstract Submissions Open

May 27 - Abstract submission (for all presentations) deadline

June 8 - Student poster submission deadline


Questions and Contacts

Abstract submissions - Kate Valentine kvalentine@iafp.com

Registration - Diana Hernandez dhernandez@iafp.com

Residency Fair - Ginnie Flynn gflynn@iafp.com

Sponsorship Opportunities - Desma Rozovics drozovics@iafp.com

Student Scholarships - Diana Hernandez dhernandez@iafp.com


It's time to submit your abstract!

The online Call for Abstracts is NOW OPEN. Click here to submit your abstract. ALL abstracts must be submitted electronically.

Submit an abstract within any of the following teaching method categories:

  *   Pre-Conference Session
  *   Beginner Level Workshop
  *   Intermediate Level Workshop
  *   Seminar/Lecture
  *   Case Study
  *   Panel Discussion
  *   Roundtable
  *   Paper & Research Presentation
  *   Poster Presentation

Useful Links:
Call for Abstracts Webpage: http://www.iafp.com/family-medicine-midwest-call-for-abstracts
Full Abstract Instructions: https://iafp.memberclicks.net/assets/Education/FMM/2016%20call%20for%20abstracts%20info%20fmm_final.pdf
Poster Submission Instructions: https://iafp.memberclicks.net/assets/Education/FMM/2016%20fmm%20poster%20presentation_final.pdf
Online Call for Abstracts Form: https://form.jotform.com/60524894997979
Family Medicine Midwest Conference Homepage: http://www.iafp.com/family-medicine-midwest

What's New in the 2016 Call for Abstracts?

Pre-Conference Sessions

For the first time, Pre-Conference Sessions are a part of the Call for Abstracts.  The purpose of these sessions are to collaborate with like-minded attendees in a specific subject area/theme through presentations and group discussions. The sessions can contain various presentations, speakers, panels, etc. as it relates to the session theme. In the abstract, please explain the overall session theme, goal, and sub-topics. To encourage and promote audience engagement, a pre-conference workshop should include audience participation, small group discussions, and hands-on/interactive compontents. The pre-conference sessions will run over the course of 180 minutes, which you should take into consideration in your planning.

Speed Date Your Specialty Session

This popular session took place over lunch in 2014 and 2015. The 2016 session will take place on Saturday, October 8 from 9:00 - 9:50 am. Students and residents are encouraged to attend and "Speed Date" a variety of family medicine careers. Presenters are asked to prepare 15 minute oral presentations that discuss a specific area of family medicine. They will each present 3 times. The topic may be the same as another topic the presenters have submitted to FMM or it may be unique to this session. Presenters are encouraged to bring business cards and are welcome to bring handouts. Please note, it is solely the responsibility of the presenter to print and distribute any and all handouts. There will be NO AV for this session.  Interested submitters are asked to submit this information in Step 12 of the Call for Abstracts form.

Student Scholarships

Students are encouraged to apply for a scholarship to attend the conference if their university does not cover the cost of attendance. Scholarships consist of a stipend that will cover conference registration and hotel accommodations if from out of town. Scholarships are NOT guaranteed for all students who are accepted as presenters.

The online scholarship form will be available on May 1, 2016.