February 8, 2023
Register Now for the Virtual ABFM KSA Study Group - Heart Disease
Register now for a stand-alone Virtual KSA Study Group (Heart Disease) on Thursday, March 2, 2023 from 6:30-8:30 pm EST. CLICK HERE to register. Deadline to register is Monday, February 27, 2023; 11:59 pm EST.
You will earn 10 certification points and 8 enduring (not live) CME credits after successful completion of each KSA; ABFM will award these certification points and enduring CME credits.
Physicians Lead in Loan Repayment Applications
According to officials from the FRAME program (Florida Reimbursement Assistance for Medical Education), 4,300 accounts have been created with 305 applications being completed. Of the 305, applications per eligible participants are represented as follows: 32% physicians, 27% RNs, 21% APRNs, and 20% PAs (approximately). As a reminder, only primary care physicians and providers who practice in underserved locations of the state are eligible to receive an award of up to $20,000 to offset student loan debts for their medical education. For any questions or concerns not included or answered on the website, DoH staff encourages family physicians to reach out directly by emailing [email protected].

CLICK HERE to access the portal. Deadline for applications is March 31, 2023. Ensuring all $6 million in funding is awarded will help substantiate the need for the legislature to reappropriate funding in 2023 and beyond - so don't delay in applying!
Register Now: Hybrid Family Medicine Spring Forum 2023 - April 14-16
Registration for the 2023 Family Medicine Spring Forum is now open! The meeting is scheduled for April 14-16, 2023, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, FL, and will be held as a hybrid event, combining a traditional in-person meeting with a virtual platform via live streaming.

As an attendee, you will have the following options:
Virtual Attendance: Attend the meeting remote from the comfort of your own space (e.g., home/office).
In-Person Attendance: Attend the meeting at the Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel and be physically present to participate in the educational sessions.
Educational content and available live CME credits will be exactly the same for both virtual and in-person attendees. CME hours obtained at an FAFP meeting (live or virtual), go towards the FL Chapter requirement (of 12 CME hours).
CLICK HERE for meeting registration.

Signia by Hilton - Orlando Bonnet Creek
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane
Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 597-3600
The FAFP room rate is available until March 29, or until the room block is full. Parking: Attendees staying at the Signia by Hilton will receive a daily discounted rate of $16 for overnight self-parking. Optional overnight valet parking is available for $45 per day.
2023 FAFP Leadership Academy: Only a Few Spots Left
About the FAFP Leadership Academy: This one-day leadership development workshop is designed for physicians. Participants will experience over 6 hours of The Leadership Challenge Workshop (LCW), an evidenced-based exploration of what it takes to be an exemplary leader. The program is based on many years of study by leadership researchers and is one of the most-used models of leadership used by organizations world-wide.

When: Friday, April 14, during the 2023 Spring CME Forum in Orlando at the Hilton Bonnet Creek (April 14-16).

Registration Fee: Complimentary to those who are registered for the 2023 Spring Forum; discounted rate of $100 to those who are only attending the Leadership Academy.
If you are interested in attending, please email Adam Beamer at [email protected]

CLICK HERE for a draft agenda.
The National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL)
Each year, the FAFP has been successful in its efforts to send a full delegation to the American Academy of Family Medicine's (AAFP) National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. The 2023 meeting will be held Tuesday, May 9th and Wednesday, May 10th, 2023. FAFP delegates selected to attend NCCL are reimbursed for meeting registration, airfare/transportation, up to 3 nights in the hotel, and meals. However, while the delegation is in Kansas City, many of the meals will be as a group. Contact Adam Beamer ([email protected]).

NCCL constituencies include:

New physicians
International medical graduates (IMG)
LGBTQ+ physicians or physician allies
Don't Forget To Pay Your 2023 Dues
Please do not delay in paying your membership dues today! You may pay your membership dues online or mail your payment directly to the AAFP. View and manage your dues today by visiting AAFP's Quick Pay!

CLICK HERE to pay now!
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