Welcome to the inaugural WAFP Student & Resident Leadership Summit! We are excited to offer this exciting new conference for students and residents to learn more about leadership and how to get involved in the WAFP. The target audience for the program is current or future FMIG leaders, and residents who are interested in leadership opportunities, such as aspiring to be Chief residents. The conference supports efforts in our strategic plan to grow a family medicine workforce, and nurture and develop family physician leaders, while providing valuable experience to the participants.
The conference will feature sessions on a variety of topics including: Advocacy, an ABFM update session, and leadership topics. The event will conclude with a networking reception for attendees, and invited physician leaders and mentors.
Monday, August 22, 2022
8:00am – 5:00pm
Renaissance Milwaukee West Hotel
2300 North Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
|8:00 AM||Welcome Breakfast|
|9:00 AM||Family Medicine Advocacy|
|10:10 AM||Breakout Sessions: - Medical Student Leadership Panel - Resident Table Topics|
|11:20 AM||Lunch & ABFM Update: Elizabeth G. Baxley, MD Executive Vice President American Board of Family Medicine|
|12:45 PM||Conflict Management|
|2:00 PM||Leadership Topic|
|3:00 PM||Leadership Opportunities in Family Medicine|
|4:00 PM||Networking Reception|
|*Subject to Change|
The program is being funded by a grant we’ve received from the American Board of Family Medicine, with additional support provided by the WAFP-Foundation. To make the program as accessible to as many students and residents as possible, registration is FREE! Simply enter the discount code WAFPFREE on the registration form.
*Note that although you will still see a total owed on the form, you can still click submit and will not be asked for payment, you’ll go straight to the confirmation page.
A hotel stipend for Sunday night before the conference is available for students and residents traveling from Eau Claire, La Crosse, Wausau, Green Bay, Janesville, Monroe, and Western Wisconsin Rural Family Medicine Residency. If you’re traveling from other locations, please reach out and we’ll see how we can support you. Stipends will be provided as a reimbursement by submitting your receipts and a reimbursement form post-event. Additional details will be provided.
We are excited to be hosting this inaugural event. If you have any questions, please email Brandon.