Tentative Schedule of Events 
Schedule is tentative and subject to change without notice.

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  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019
  •  
    2:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Registration Desk Open | Attendee Check-In
     Optional 
    3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Optional CME Workshop: KSA Study Working Group | Heart Failure

    Upon completion of the Knowledge Self-Assessment, the physician will be able to demonstrate knowledge in:

    • Understanding and identifying the pathophysiology of heart failure
    • Diagnosing and classifying heart failure
    • Managing acute and decompensated heart failure
    • Managing heart failure pharmacologically
    • Managing heart failure nonpharmacologically
    • Understanding complications of heart failure treatment
    • Understanding advanced heart failure treatment

    Fee  Optional 
    4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Exhibitor Check-In & Set-Up
     Optional  Closed 
    5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Optional NON CME Workshop: Nexplanon Training
    The Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON is offered to all eligible health care providers in a live, 2-hour, hands-on workshop. This Clinical Training Program is available only to U.S. clinicians authorized to perform medical procedures, as evidenced by a State License number or a Medical Education (ME) number. You must be an advanced practice clinician or a physician in order to attend. Students may not register for this training.
    Fee  Optional 
    8:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Registration Desk Closes
     Optional 
  • Thursday, December 5, 2019
  •  
    7:00 AM  -  7:45 AM
    Continental Breakfast with our Vendors | Exhibit Hall
     Optional  Closed 
    7:00 AM  -  5:15 PM
    Registration Desk Open
     Optional 
    7:45 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Welcome | Opening Comments & Introductions
     Optional 
    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease: Solutions for Early Identification and Management
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Hemophilia Awareness
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Social Break with Vendors | Exhibit Hall

    Sponsored by  BCBS-NC-Healthy-Blue-4c  

     Optional  Closed 
    10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
    What's New in Eczema Management: Practice Pearls for the Family Physician
     Optional 
    11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Update from the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    12:45 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Optional Satellite Lunch Opportunity | Confronting CVD in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    A Review of the Pathophysiologic Links and Management Strategies
     Optional 
    2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Hypertension Pediatric / Adult
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Overcoming Barriers to Initiating or Intensifying Insulin Therapy
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Workforce Pipeline Committee Meeting
    *This is a closed business session. Only current committee members should plan to attend this meeting.
     Optional  Closed 
    4:00 PM  -  4:05 PM
    Brief Stretch Break
     Optional  Closed 
    4:05 PM  -  5:05 PM
    Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits - PART I
     Optional 
    4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Membership Satisfaction and Practice Environment Committee Meeting
    *This is a closed business session. Only current committee members should plan to attend this meeting.
     Optional 
    5:15 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Registration Desk Closes
     Optional 
    5:15 PM  -  6:15 PM
    Optional CME Workshop: Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks & Benefits - PART II
     Optional 
    5:15 PM  -  6:45 PM
    Optional CME Workshop: Preceptor Development - How Medical Students Add Value to Your Clinic
    Teaching is a challenge in the midst of clinical care and productivity expectations.  In this session, join other physicians to discuss ways to enhance the teaching experience for you and make the clinical experience more meaningful for medical student learners.  By the end of this session, you will be able to identify ways to align teaching with medical record documentation, analyze core medical student competencies, build strategies to reduce barriers to point-of-care teaching, and know how to obtain MOC IV credit for your time spent with learners.  Whether you’ve been teaching for 20 years or are a newly practicing physician adding students to your daily repertoire, this workshop has something for you!  This session is free for registered physician conference attendees. 
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    5:15 PM  -  6:15 PM
    Optional CME Workshop: Overcoming Barriers to Initiating or Intensifying Insulin Therapy
     Optional  Closed 
    8:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
    Social Activity | Biltmore House Candlelight Tour (Additional Fees Apply!)
    This is a self-guided tour for Thursday evening at 8:00 pm. Due to Fire Safety Codes, your ticket will not be accepted by the Estate for any other date or time. Fees Apply.
     Optional  Closed 
  • Friday, December 6, 2019
  •  
    6:45 AM  -  7:45 AM
    Optional Non-CME Satellite Breakfast Opportunity | Taking an Active Approach Against HIV Risk

    Guest Speaker: William Larsen, MD
    Northwest Family Physicians
    Charlotte, NC

     Optional 
    7:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Foundation Board of Trustees Breakfast Meeting
    *This is a closed business session. Only current Foundation Trustees should plan to attend this breakfast meeting.
     Optional  Closed 
    7:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Registration Desk Opens
     Optional 
    7:30 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Continental Breakfast with our Vendors | Exhibit Hall

    Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare

     Optional  Closed 
    7:30 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Optional CME Workshop: Value-Based Healthcare & Leadership

    Course fee is $40 for all registration types. A light continental breakfast is provided. A tentative schedule of seminar topics is listed below:

    7:30 – 7:40  Welcome and introductions.
    7:40 – 8:40  Leadership | Aubrey Cuthbertson
    8:40 – 9:25  Coding | Sandra Farland,RN, MD
    9:25 – 9:35  Break
    9:35 – 10:35  Accountable Care | Angela Diaz, PT, MBA, PMP
    10:35 – 11:35 Population Health | Megan Heiar
    11:35 – 11:45  Wrap up – register for CME credit online
    Fee  Optional 
    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Physician Health First
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    8:45 AM  -  10:15 AM
    Payers and Systems Advocacy Committee Meeting
    *This is a closed business session. Only current committee members should plan to attend.
     Optional 
    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Frontlines of Family Medicine: Management and Prevention of Influenza in High-Risk Patients
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Social Break with Vendors | Exhibit Hall

    Sponsored by Wellcare 2018

     Optional  Closed 
    10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM
    NC Family Physician of the Year Presentation
     Optional 
    10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Enhancing the Patient Provider Connection:Practical Strategies in Improving Outcomes in Obesity Mmgt
     Optional 
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    State of the Academy Address & Awards Lunch

    Sponsored by  Carolina Complete Health

    Fee  Optional 
    1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Dessert Social with Vendors | Exhibit Hall

    Sponsored by Aledade-logo

     Optional  Closed 
    1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Meet with Research Poster Presenters | Poster Hall
     Optional  Closed 
    1:45 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Department Chairs' Meeting
    *This is a closed business session. Only current NC department chair members should plan to attend this meeting.
     Optional  Closed 
    1:45 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Residency Directors' Meeting
    *This is a closed business session. Only current NC residency directors should plan to attend this business meeting.
     Optional  Closed 
    2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Cancer Survivorship: Care in an Era of Team-Based Medicine
     Optional 
    3:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
    General Sessions Adjourn
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Registration Desk Closes
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  6:15 PM
    Optional CME Workshop: Innovative Practice Models Workshop

    Learning Objectives:

    • Share 4 innovative practice models for consideration by Family Physicians contemplating future options and those already in practice and considering a change.
    • Define and describe "Direct Primary Care", both in an independent business setting and as a entity within a health care system.
    • Define and describe a "Concierge" medical practice.
    • Describe a "traditional" medical practice which is utilizing technology to achieve greater efficiency and physician satisfaction.
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Optional CME Workshop: Osteopathic Manipulation Treatments Workshop for Family Physicians

    Rapid Fire OMT for the Busy Office Practice - For MDs ($25)
    Learning Objectives:

    • Become acquainted with foundational knowledge related to facilitated positional release technique.
    • Become acquainted with the basic principles of facilitated positional release technique.
    • Learn how to setup, localize and perform fundamental facilitated positional release techniques for the various body regions including the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.
    Speaker:
    Fee  Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Optional CME Workshop: Physician Health First Workshop
    Speaker:
     Optional  Closed 
    6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM
    Student / Resident / New Physician Social

    Intended for Students, Residents, and New Physicians Members only. 

     Optional 
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019
  •  
    6:45 AM  -  7:45 AM
    Optional CME Breakfast Wkshop: Enhancing the Patient Provider Connection - Obesity Management
     Optional  Closed 
    7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
    FMIG Breakfast Meeting
     Optional  Closed 
    7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    Registration Desk Opens
     Optional 
    7:30 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Continental Breakfast with our Vendors | Exhibit Hall
     Optional  Closed 
    7:30 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Meet with Research Poster Presenters | Poster Hall
     Optional  Closed 
    8:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Medicaid Transformation Update
     Optional 
    8:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    A Primer on Human Trafficking for Family Doctors
     Optional 
    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Optional "DROP IN" Opportunity | AHEC Medicaid Transformation Practice Support Team

    Drop in and meet with the AHEC Medicaid Transformation Practice Support Team about the Advanced Medical Home process under Medicaid Reform or other questions you may have about Medicaid Transformation.

     Optional 
    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    The Latest and Greatest: An Update on STDs
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Social Break with Vendors | Exhibit Hall
     Optional  Closed 
    10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
    Managing Up – Influencing the Hierarchy
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
    Resident Section Meeting

    Residents serving in a leadership role with the NCAFP or AAFP and Resident Award Travel Recipients are REQUIRED to attend this business session. Attendance will be taken. 

     Optional 
    11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Evaluation and Workup for Pelvic Pain in Women: The Critical Role of Family Physicians
     Optional 
    11:30 AM  -  12:45 PM
    Past Presidents' Appreciation Lunch
    NCAFP Past Presidents ... this one is for just you. Join us for a lunch celebration as we honor you and thank you for your service and dedication to the Academy.
     Optional  Closed 
    12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM
    Student Section | Lunch Meeting
    All Student Attendees are REQUIRED to attend this business session. Attendance will be taken.
     Optional 
    12:45 PM  -  2:15 PM
    Optional Focus Group Opportunity | ABFM Focus Group #1

    Dr. Warren Newton, former Associate Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, now President and CEO of the American Board of Family Medicine, is seeking your feedback on the ABFM through a one and ½ hour focus group. Make your voice heard and register now to participate in this opportunity. 

     Optional  Closed 
    12:45 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Optional Satellite Lunch Opportunity | Different Question Same Answer: Hep C Treatment
    Complexity of patients and demographic area being served will have opportunity to learn about the simplicity of treatment today. Single tablet regimen, fair balance, and high cure rates.
     Optional 
    2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Let’s Start a Conversation: Vaginal and Sexual Health at Mid-Life
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Resident Career Workshop and Fair

    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Panel Discussion
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Career Fair

    Residents, plan to learn more about family physician career opportunities in North Carolina during our inaugural resident career workshop and fair!  Whether you are interested in learning more about positions with a large healthcare system or independent family practices, this is your chance to meet and network with potential future employers and practices. This opportunity will include a panel discussion during the first hour, followed by 1.5 hours of speed “dating” - with recruiters.  The speed recruiting segment includes timed sessions allowing you the opportunity to talk with recruiters in small groups of rotating residents.  Please note, length of timed-session and number of residents per group will be determined based on attendance. We look forward to seeing you there!

    Recruiters interested in participating in this opportunity should visit this link for participation levels and fees.

    All Residents serving in a leadership role with the NCAFP or AAFP and Resident Travel Award Recipients are REQUIRED to attend this workshop & career fair. 

     Optional 
    3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Let’s Start a Conversation: Low Sexual Desire in Women
     Optional 
    3:45 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Optional Focus Group Opportunity | ABFM Focus Group #2

    Dr. Warren Newton, former Associate Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, now President and CEO of the American Board of Family Medicine, is seeking your feedback on the ABFM through a one and ½ hour focus group. Make your voice heard and register now to participate in this opportunity. 

     Optional 
    4:00 PM  -  4:05 PM
    Stretch Break in General Sessions
     Optional  Closed 
    4:05 PM  -  5:05 PM
    Reducing the Risk of Fracture in Postmenopausal Women: Guidance for Family Physicians
     Optional 
    5:05 PM  -  5:05 PM
    General Sessions Adjourn
     Optional  Closed 
    7:00 PM  -  10:30 PM
    Presidential Dinner & Gala
    Fee  Optional 
  • Sunday, December 8, 2019
  •  
    6:45 AM  -  7:45 AM
    Continental Breakfast | Foyer of Meeting Room
     Optional  Closed 
    7:00 AM  -  12:15 PM
    Registration Desk Opens
     Optional 
    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Lung Cancer
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    8:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
    NCAFP Board of Directors' Breakfast Meeting
    *This is a closed business session. Only current NCAFP Board Members should plan to attend this breakfast meeting.
     Optional  Closed 
    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Diabetes Prevention / Nutrition with Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
    Mid-Morning Break
     Optional  Closed 
    10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Doing Well Child Care Well: Focusing on What Really Matters
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM
    Skin Rashes / Lesions
     Optional 
    11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM
    Mental Health Concerns Beyond Depression
    Speaker:
     Optional 
    12:15 PM  -  12:15 PM
    Conference Adjourns
     Optional 
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