June 21-22, 2024 | The Oasis Hotel, Springfield

This conference is all about learning, networking, and relaxing! Family medicine residents and medical students interested in family medicine will learn practical tools to use as they begin residency or their careers after residency. Every participant will leave the conference armed with resources, ideas, and best practices to become a Missouri family physician. 

Registration for this conference is supported by the Family Health Foundation of Missouri and complimentary for MAFP members.


Friday | June 21, 2024

TimeEvent/TopicSpeaker/Additional Info
11:30 amRegistration and LunchOasis Hotel & Convention Center
2546 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65803
12:00 pmWelcome, Overview and Introductions
12:30 pmOpening Keynote – From Family Farm to Family MedicineMisty Todd, MD
1:30 pmBreakout SessionsStudents: Insights from Family Medicine Residency Directors
Lawrence M Gibbs, MD, MSEd, FAAFP
Barbara Miller, MD, FAAFP
Misty Todd, MD
Residents: Contract Negotiations to Protect You
Heather Rooney McBride, JD
2:30 pmBreak
2:45 pmPractical Finance Tips the Professionals Never Tell You Kelly Dougherty, MD
3:45 pmBeyond the Clinic: Professional Development for Family PhysiciansKathy Pabst, MBA, CAE
6:00 pmMAFP Family Medicine Mixer at BigShots Golf
Sponsored by:
1930 E Kearney St, Springfield, MO
8:00 pmReturn to Oasis Hotel & Convention Center

Saturday | June 22, 2024

TimeEvent/TopicSpeaker/Additional Info
7:30 amBreakfast
8:00 amPutting the Family in Family PhysicianLauren Wilfling, DO
Charlie Rasmussen, DO
9:00 amDemystifying Family Medicine Practice Settings Panel DiscussionBarbara Miller, MD, FAAFP – Rural Medicine
Charlie Rasmussen, DO – Multisite Full Spectrum Family Physician
Beth Rosemergey, DO, FAAFP – Academic Medicine
Lauren Wilfling, DO - Employed Physician
10:00 amProcedures Workshop: Joint Injections and Implantable ContraceptionBarbara Miller, MD, FAAFP
Mariam Akhtar, MD
11:00 amMissouri Mingle Networking with Missouri Residencies and Recruiters
12:00 pmWrap Up - Grab and Go Boxed Lunches

*Schedule is subject to change.

Supported By:

Missouri Mingle

An invitation for Missouri family medicine residency programs and recruiters.

Join family medicine residency programs and recruiters during an informal meeting to discuss recruitment opportunities with residents and students.  This one-hour event will be just the right amount of time for you to meet with Missouri’s finest family medicine residents and students.  Sponsorships are also available.