2017 Annual Meeting - Stevenson, Washington

68th Annual Scientific Assembly

May 5-6, 2017
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington

The WAFP’s 68th Annual Scientific Assembly was held May 5-6 at the Skamania Resort in Stevenson, WA. Participants had a chance to network with 150-200 family physicians and other primary care providers; they heard continuing medical education, scientific updates, and practice enhancement strategies designed specifically for family medicine.
Specifically:

  • Evidence-based CME sessions (up to 12.5 Prescribed credits available)
  • Reconnecting with your family medicine colleagues from around the state
  • An environment free of pharmaceutical company marketing
  • WAFP’s Annual Banquet and Foundation Auction
  • A family friendly event at the beautiful Skamania Lodge along the Columbia River
  • Assembly agenda developed by your colleagues with a focus on clinically relevant, evidence-based, practical education

See the full schedule for the 68th Annual Scientific Assembly.

Plenary session topics included:

  • Burnout Success Stories
  • WPHP Physician Support
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
  • Zoonoses and Climate Change

KSA (Knowledge Self-Assessment) courses included:

  • Medical Genomics
  • Preventative Care
  • Pain Management

Workshop Topics:

  • HIV Basics for Family Physicians
  • Transgender Health 101
  • Disruptive Innovation in Primary Care
  • Clinic De-Escalation techniques
  • Centering in Pregnancy
  • Transgender Health Maintenance

Example Student & Resident Track:

  • Welcome Session – Patient Advocacy 101
  • Personal Finance 101
  • Ultrasound Basics

The 2017 House of Delegates took place on Thursday, May 4, 2017, also at the Skamania Resort.

Flickr photo by Scott Smithson, via Creative Commons.