2020 Session Handouts

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Friday Sessions:
Virtual Residency Recruitment: How Programs Can Add a Personal Touch

Putting your best foot forward on the interview virtual trail: Mastering Behavioral Interviewing strategies for residency and job interviews

Opening Plenary:
Becoming America: Facing Truths while Uprooting Racism in Healthcare

Knowledge into Action sessions
•    Innovative Models for Addiction Medicine Education during COVID 19
•    Choosing Wisely-ish: Confronting Race-Based Medicine in Clinical Care
(Choosing Wisely-ish worksheet and Sample Statement)
•    Food is Medicine: Connecting Patients in Primary Care to Hunger Solutions Services

•    COVID-19: Applying Principles of Value-based Care to Underserved Populations and Providers in a Crisis
•    Change That Matters: A Curriculum that Empowers Physicians with Skills and Resources in Promoting Health Behavior
•    Take your Exercise Medicine! Preventing Falls in the Clinic and Community
•    AAFP Family Medicine Student Leader Hangout with the AAFP President
•    A practical guide to incorporate Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention into your clinical practice
(PrEP Quick Reference Guide - Word Doc, PDF)
•    Becoming an Anti-Racist Organization: Shared Lessons from Several Family Medicine Departments

Presentation of Scholarship – 15-minute sessions
•    Empanelment and care teams in a residency practice
•    Health Benefits of participating in the Healthy Harvest Food Box program for a Food Insecure Population
•    Implementation of a Resident-led Peer Mentoring Program to Affect Resident Well- being
•    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training: Assessing Its Value to Medical Students and the U.S. Medical Education Curriculum

Learning from patients – 15 min sessions
•    Case-Report: Severe Pulmonary Histoplasmosis and Blastomycosis
•    Playing Mind Games: A Malignancy Masquerading as a Migraine
•    Ischemic stroke seen in Homocystinuria
•    Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A rapidly rising and rare condition

Closing Plenary:
Providing for our own, protecting all: Latinx grassroots community organizations rapid response to the COVID-19 virus pandemic

2020 Posters:
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The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Live Conference Credit Designation

AMA PRA Category 1 - The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity, Family Medicine Midwest Conference 2020 for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. 

Prescribed – Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

On-Demand Sessions Credit Designation

AMA PRA Category 1 - The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians designates this internet activity enduring material, Family Medicine Midwest Conference 2020 for a maximum of 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™

Faculty Disclosure Statement

The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians adheres to the conflict of interest policy of the ACCME and the AMA. It is the policy of Illinois AFP to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All individuals in a position to control the content in our programs are expected to disclose any relationships they may have with commercial companies whose products or Services may be mentioned so that participants may evaluate the objectivity of the presentations. In addition, any discussion of off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices will be disclosed by the faculty. Only those participants who have no conflict of interest or who agree to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in the CME activity.