Maryland Academy of Family Physicians
2024 Annual Meeting and Winter Refresher
February 23 -25, 2024

February 23 - 25, 2024

Graduate Annapolis Hotel

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Plan to join us for the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians Annual Meeting & Winter Refresher.

Registration for the Annual Meeting & Winter Refresher is now closed. Onsite registration will be available on Friday, February 23, starting at 1:30 pm and Saturday, February 24, beginning at 7:00 am, at the Graduate Annapolis Hotel.

The AAFP has reviewed 2024 MDAFP Annual Meeting & Winter Refresher, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 02/23/2024 to 02/25/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This session “Food for Thought: Understanding the Evidence to Support Your Patients Pre-Conference” is approved for 4 Live AAFP Prescribed credits.

This session “Winter Refresher Conference” is approved for 10 Live AAFP Prescribed credits.

This session “Pain Medicine KSA” is approved for 8 Live AAFP Prescribed credits.

KSA: Pain Medicine

Consider participating in the Pain Medicine KSA held in conjunction with the Winter Refresher after the Winter Refresher convenes on Sunday.

Slate of 2024 New Board Members
PositionBoard Member
Board ChairAriel Warden Jarrett, MD, FAAFP
PresidentKelly Ryan, DO, FAAFP
President-ElectAmar Duggirala, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Vice PresidentPanisri Rao, MD, MPH, FAAFP
TreasurerRobin Motter-Mast, DO, MBA, CPE, FAAFP
DirectorDonique Cross, MD
DirectorKatherine Stolarz, DO
DirectorStacy Ross, MD, FAAFP
Alternate DelegateMarcia Parris, MD

Look Who's Talking

2024 Speakers
Waseem Hussain, MD

Waseem Hussain, MD

Katherine Stolarz, DO

Katherine Stolarz, DO

Eleanor Tanno, MD

Eleanor Tanno, MD

Joe Weidner, Jr., MD, FAAFP

Joe Weidner, Jr., MD, FAAFP

Nana Afari-Armah, MD, FACC

Nana Afari-Armah, MD, FACC

Maia Patel, MD, ScM, FAAFP

Maia Patel, MD, ScM, FAAFP

Michelle Magee

Michelle Magee

Kim Kelly-Robinson, MD, PC

Kim Kelly-Robinson, MD, PC

Stacy Ross, MD, FAAFP

Stacy Ross, MD, FAAFP

Jessica Friedman, MD, MPH

Jessica Friedman, MD, MPH

Melanie Berdyck, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN, CDCES

Melanie Berdyck, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN, CDCES

Pan Wong, MD

Pan Wong, MD

Stephen Kane, MD

Stephen Kane, MD

Abigail Davenport, MD

Abigail Davenport, MD

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Agenda

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Food for Thought: Understanding the Evidence to Support Your Patients

  1. Case Studies - Melanie Berdyck, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN, CDCES
  2. Pharmacology of Weight Loss Medications – Pan Wong, PharmD, MSEd, BCCCP
  3. A Functional Medicine Approach to Weight Loss – Stacy Ross, MD, FAAFP
  4. Weighing the Evidence: A Weight-Neutral Approach to Primary Care – Jessica Friedman, MD, MPH

7:00 am - 8:00 am Registration, Exhibits and Breakfast
7:55 am - 8:00 am President's Welcome
Ariel Warden-Jarrett, MD, FAAFP
8:00 am - 9:00 am Updates in the Treatment of Heart Failure

Nana Afari-Armah, MD, FACC

9:00 am - 9:10 am Exhibits and Break
9:10 am - 10:10 am New Hope in Dementia Management
Waseem Hussain, MD
10:10 am - 10:20 am Exhibits & Break
10:20 am - 11:20 am 16 Minutes: Advanced Directives in the Primary Care Office
Eleanor Tanno, MD
11:20 am - 11:30 am Exhibits & Break
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Annual Business Meeting
-MDAFP Awards
-Induction of Officers and Directors
-Presidential Installation
-Degree of Fellow Convocation
-AAFP Update
1:00 pm - 1:10 pm Break & Return to Session Room
1:10 pm - 2:10 pm

Just Enough Deep Learning for Family Medicine: An AI Primer for Primary Care

Maia Patel, MD, ScM, FAAFP

2:10 pm - 2:20 pm Exhibits & Break
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm


The Mutual Support Table: A Social Determinants of Health Intervention That Reduces Health Care Expenditures and Improves Lives

Joe Weidner, Jr., MD, FAAFP & Jon Katov

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm Exhibits & Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm The Other Pandemic: Human Trafficking and Its Evolution Through COVID-19

Katherine Stolarz, DO

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Poster Presentations

*CME credit not provided for poster presentations.

7:00 am - 8:00 am Registration, Exhibits, & Breakfast
7:45 am - 7:50 am Morning Welcome
Kelly Ryan, DO, FAAFP
8:00 am - 9:00 am Diabetes Management Update

Michelle Magee

9:00 am - 9:10 am Exhibits & Break
9:10 am - 10:10 am

Care of the Patient With Justice System Involvement

Stephen Kane, MD

10:10 am - 10:20 am Exhibits & Break
10:20 am - 11:20 am

Update on Incontinence

Abigail Davenport, MD

11:20 am - 11:30 am Exhibits & Break
11:30 am - 12:30 am Top 10 Updates in Pediatric Care

Kim Kelly-Robinson, MD, PC















12:30 pm

End of Program
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm KSA: Pain Medicine
Ryan Kauffman, MD

Travel, Hotel & Parking

Graduate Annapolis Hotel

The Room Block for the Annual Meeting & Winter Refresher is now full. 

Park

PARK

Conference attendees can overnight valet for $21.00/night or daily valet at $10.00/day.