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.
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.