69th Annual Scientific Assembly: Click here to register or for more information!

May 4-5, 2018
Davenport Hotel, Spokane, Washington

The WAFP’s 69th Annual Scientific Assembly will be held May 4-5 at the historic Davenport Hotel in Spokane, WA. Participants will have a chance to network with 150-200 family physicians and other primary care providers. Participants will also hear 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 at the 2017 event)
  • 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 historic Davenport Hotel in downtown Spokane
  • Assembly agenda developed by your colleagues with a focus on clinically relevant, evidence-based, practical education

Register online today!

Or click here to donate an item for the WAFP Foundation Auction.

A WAFP conference rate of $149 (Davenport room) plus tax has been arranged for attendees, effective May 1-5, 2018. Please call the Davenport Hotel directly at 800-899-1482 and mention WAFP, or make your reservation online. The rate is guaranteed through April 11; reservations made after that date are subject to availability and current prices. EARLY RESERVATIONS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.

If you’d prefer to fill out a hard copy, download one here and fax it 425-747-3109 or email it to info@wafp.net.

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring? Please see our Exhibitor and Sponsor page or email us at info@wafp.net.

Interested in donating an item to the WAFP Foundation auction? Fill out our submission form and email it to us at info@wafp.net or fax it to us at 425-747-3109. Thank you for your contribution!

2018 Annual Scientific Assembly Schedule

Friday, May 4, 2018
7 to 7:45 a.m.Breakfast & Registration
7:45-8 a.m.Welcome/Opening Remarks
8-9 a.m.MEAD LECTURE: Overcoming Barriers to Safe & Effective Primary Care Pain ManagementDavid Tauben, MD, Chief of Pain Medicine, UW Medicine
9-9:45 a.m.The History of Opioid Use and MisuseChris Frank, MD, PhD
9:45-10:15 a.m.Break/Exhibits
Plenary10:15-11:15 a.m.Team-Based Opioid ManagementMichael Parchman, MD
11:15 a.m.-NoonTreating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder: Why and How Family Physicians Should LeadCharissa Fotinos, MD
S&R Track 1
11 a.m.-NoonWelcome/Advocacy 101Jonathan and Patty Seib
12:15-12:30 p.m.Student/resident awardsWAFP Foundation President Stan Garlick, MD
12:30-1:30 p.m.Opioid Overdose Epidemic and What Family Doctors Can Do About ItCaleb Banta-Green, PhD, MPH
Workshop A
1:45-3:15 p.m.Case Discussions on the Inherited Opioid-Dependent PatientGregory Carter, MD, and Lucinda Grande, MD
Workshop B
1:45-3:15 p.m.Transgender Health Chelsea Unruh, MD
Workshop C
1:45-3:15 p.m.Setting Sail with the QPP: 2018 and BeyondLinda Rowe, Qualis Health
S&R Track 2
1:45-3:15 p.m.Practical ResiliencyBrad Baumgardner, MA
1:45-5:15 p.m.DepressionJune Bredin, MD
3:15-3:45 p.m.Break/Exhibits
Workshop D
3:45-5:15 p.m.Addressing Opioid Use Beyond BuprenorphineCharissa Fotinos, MD
Workshop E
3:45-5:15 p.m.Basic Osteopathic Manipulation in the Primary Care SettingKatina Rue, DO
Workshop F
3:45-5:15 p.m.MIPS for Clinicians New to Performance ReportingLinda Rowe, Qualis Health
S&R Track 3
3:45-5:15 p.m.Point-of-Care UltrasoundKenneth Lindsey, MD, MBA, CPE, FAAFP
6-10 p.m.Reception, Banquet, Foundation Auction and Installation of Officers
Saturday, May 5, 2018
7-7:45 a.m.Breakfast
8:00-8:45 a.m.Physician Resiliency ToolkitMark McConnell, MD
8:45-9:30 a.m.Integrative Care of Cancer Patients and Cancer SurvivorsChad Aschtgen, ND
9:30-10 a.m.Break/Exhibits
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Childhood IllnessMark Beard, MD, FAAFP
Workshop G
10:00-11:15 a.m.Fitting Global Medicine in Clinical PracticeBarry Bacon, MD
Workshop H
10:00-11:15 a.m.Cancer SurvivorshipGregg VandeKieft, MD, MA, FAAFP
Workshop I
10:00-11:15 a.m.The Journey from Child Abuse to Resiliency; RESCUE MethodTina Tanner, MD
Workshop J
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Primary CarePatrick Moran, DO and Tajinder Heer, MD
Workshop K11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Choosing the Best AntidepressantChris Famy, MD
Workshop L
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Buprenorphine Care in Full Spectrum Family MedicinePamela Pentin, MD, FAAFP
Workshop M
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Antibiotic Stewardship: Emerging Issues & Trends in Antibiotic ResistanceAlex Brzezny, MD, MPH, FAAFP
12:50-1 p.m.FAAFP Ceremony
1-2 p.m.Physician Resiliency: Practical Tools for a New ParadigmDarcy Constans, MD
2-5:30 p.m.Pain Management Pamela Pentin, MD, FAAFP
Buprenorphine Waiver2-6 p.m.Matthew Perez, MD

The 2018 House of Delegates takes place on Thursday, May 3, 2018, also at the Davenport Hotel.

2018 WAFP Foundation Auction donation

To donate an auction for the WAFP Foundation Auction, use the form below or download a hard copyPlease note that we cannot accept donations after Monday, April 16, or on-site.

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