Family Medicine Day

Family Medicine Day 2020

Registration for Family Medicine Day 2020 is closed.  The event occurred on March 7th.

The North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians and the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (NC-AHEC) program are excited to partner once again to present North Carolina's 13th Annual Family Medicine Day. This fantastic one-day event is North Carolina’s premier family medicine residency recruitment conference.  Centrally located in Durham, NC it's easily accessible for all medical students.  This wonderful professional networking opportunity will introduce currently enrolled medical students to residents, faculty and other students from across the state of North Carolina & neighboring states.  You do not want to miss this incredibly fun, educational and hands-on day!

  • Free for all medical student members of the AAFP (registration fee will be refunded for full event participants)
  • Non-member medical students are welcome to attend; however registration fees will apply
  • Inspirational keynote lunch speaker
  • 5-hours of clinical skills workshops
  • Attendance priority given to graduating classes of 2021 & 2022
  • Residency recruiting fair with North Carolina and other regional residency training programs
  • Free overnight hotel accommodations if needed (only available to AAFP student members traveling distances greater than 75 miles)

Registration for all exhibitors and medical students is closed Priority is given to North Carolina enrolled medical students and those graduating in 2021; all others are welcome to register but should be advised workshop schedules may be adjusted without notice. 2/8/20 - Students in the Class of 2023 & beyond may register. 2/17/20 - Hotel Block closes for students. No guarantee of free or reduced rate hotel rooms after this time. Students must contact Tracie Hazelett by this date if requesting a free room. 2/20/20 - Hotel Block closes for exhibitors.  No guarantee of free or reduced rate hotel rooms after this time. 3/1/20 - 11:59 PM - Online registration CLOSES. We look forward to seeing you there! Special Note: This event is a residency program recruitment conference for FM programs to meet and recruit medical students, it is a not a physician recruitment conference.  Physician recruiters do not have access to residents or physicians for recruitment purposes.

The 13th Annual Family Medicine Day will be held Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at:

The Hilton Durham Near Duke University Center 3800 Hillsborough Road Durham, North Carolina 27705 Get Driving Directions

Timeline for the Day:

9:30 AM -10:30 AM - FMIG Student Leadership mtg

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Registration/pick up boxed lunch

11:00 AM - Keynote Speaker

Noon - 5:45 PM - Clinical Skills Workshops

5:45 PM - 8:15 PM - Refreshments and Exhibit Hall / Residency Recruitment Fair

2020 Workshop Offerings Include: 

  • Basic Soft Tissue Surgery and Suturing Difficult Conversations: Tools for the End of Life discussions with Patients and Their Families
  • LARC: Getting Hands-on with Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Foundational Skills for Attending Vaginal Births
  • Mitigating Physician Bias through the Active Process of Allyship
  • Mock Residency Interviews
  • OMT for the Treatment & Evaluation of Low Back Pain
  • Point of Care Ultrasound in Family Medicine Residency
  • Interviews and What to Expect During the Intern Year
  • Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Procedure for Acute Headache Management
  • Terrible Toenails
  • Wilderness Medicine: Snake s & Envenomation

Have Questions? Contact Tracie Hazelett, Mgr. Medical Student & Residency Relations @ the NCAFP via telephone at (919) 980-5357 or by e-mail at