The Family Medicine Advocacy Summit (FMAS) is held every spring in Washington, DC. During the two-day event, participants learn about the legislative process, and current priorities for family medicine, practice advocacy skills, and meet with members of Washington’s Congressional delegation.

Each year, WAFP sends a couple of leaders from its board of directors to the conference, and encourages members with an interest in policy to attend.  There are scholarship opportunities for residents and students to attend as well.

More information on the conference may be found at www.aafp.org/fmas.