Family Medicine Celebration

August 7-9, 2020
Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel
Westerville, OH

Exhibiting & Sponsorship Prospectus

Additional details will be released in June 2020; check back soon!

Each summer, Ohio’s “family” of family physicians reunites to connect, recharge, and reignite the passion that makes family medicine so great! Whether your aim is to earn continuing medical education (CME),  celebrate a year of family medicine achievements, or simply to have fun, this event is for you.

Features Include

  • Innovative and up-to-the-minute CME sessions
  • An American Board of Family Medicine knowledge self-assessment
  • Inspiring annual awards program and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Degree of Fellow convocation
  • Legislative update and Ohio Supreme Court Candidate Forum
  • Plenty of opportunities to rekindle old friendships and build new connections.

Schedule of Events*

Friday, August 7
2:00 – 6:30 p.m. Procedural Workshops
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Academy Dinner Reception
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Academy Awards Dinner
  • OAFP Foundation Awards
  • 50-Years-in-Medicine
  • Family Medicine Educator of the Year
  • Family Physician of the Year
Saturday, August 8
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. HCV Treatment in the Family Medicine Clinic: A Case-Based Approach
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. ABFM Certification: Making it Relevant, Meaningful, and Tailored to Your Needs
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Q&A with AAFP President Gary LeRoy, MD, FAAFP
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Academy Luncheon
  • Past Presidents’ Recognition
  • AAFP Fellow Convocation
  • Election and Installation of Officers
  • President Installation
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. President’s Reception
2:15 – 3:45 p.m. Legislative Update & Ohio Supreme Court Candidate Forum
3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Business Session
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Dine Arounds & Family Fun Night
Sunday, August 9
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Visits
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA)
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Boxed Lunch & Exhibitor Visits
12:45 – 3:00 p.m. KSA (continued)

*Schedule is subject to change.

Hotel Accommodations

The OAFP has negotiated a group room rate a the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel, located at 409 Altair Parkway, Westerville, OH 43082, of $139 plus tax per night. Make your reservations online or by calling the hotel directly at 614.882.6800. When calling, be sure to tell the booking agent you are with the OAFP to receive the group rate. The group cut-off date for hotel reservations is Friday, July 17, 2020.


Application for live CME credit will be filed with the AAFP and the American Osteopathic Association. Determination of credit is pending.

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, please visit the Marketing Opportunities page, contact Lauren Heberling, or call 614.914.5627.


For more information about Family Medicine Celebration, please contact Director of Education Erin Jech or call 800.742.7327.