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We are excited to announce the 2021 Annual Conference will be held October 28-30 at the West Des Moines Sheraton. This event will be live and will follow current CDC guidelines. Stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

Program Hotel Exhibitor Opportunities Program Disclaimer COVID-19 Update

Thursday, October 28, 2021


9:00 am      Foundation Board Meeting

10:30 am    Education and Membership Committee Meetings

12:30 pm    Advocacy Committee Meeting

2:30 pm      Board Meeting


4:00 pm       Registration 

5:00 pm       Annual Business Meeting

5:45 pm      Welcome/ Introductions & Overview

6:00 pm      Addressing Social Determinants of Health in a Rural Area

6:30 pm      Update on Infectious Disease in Iowa

7:00 pm      Decision Points in Management of Patients with DKD

-This presentation is sponsored by the Primary Care Education Consortium and supported by an educational grant from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

8:00 pm      Question and Answer/ Panel Discussion

8:15 pm      Recess

8:15-9:15 pm   2021 Donor Appreciation Reception
In recognition of 2021 Donors of the IAFP Foundation, Rural Loan Repayment Program and PrimCare PAC * Members must have donor ribbon to attend


Friday, October 29. 2021
7:00 am       Registration

7:00 - 8:30 am  Breakfast in Exhibit Hall 

7:55 am      Introductions and Announcements

8:00 am      Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder

8:30 am      All About B12

9:00 am      Q &A / Panel Discussion

9:15 am      Break- Exhibit Hall
9:35 am      Management and Prevention of Influenza in High-Risk Patients

This activity is jointly provided by the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians and Spire Learning, and is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

10:35 am    Treatment of Geriatric Depression and Anxiety

11:05 am     Q & A/Panel Discussion

11:20 am     Lunch and Keynote Presentation:  AAFP UPDATE

12:20 pm     Visit Exhibits

12:50 pm     JOURNAL CLUB LIVE

2:05 pm      Renal Case Studies

2:35 pm      Q & A /Panel Discussion

3:05 pm      Break in Exhibit Hall 

3:35 pm      ABFM Update

4:20 pm      Q & A /Panel Discussion

4:30 pm      Recess for the Day

5:30 pm      Reception/ Resident Medical Jeopardy

6:00 pm      Banquet Reception

7:00 pm      Installation & Awards Banquet

9:00 pm      Post-Banquet Reception


Saturday, October 30, 2021
7:15 am      Past President’s Breakfast

7:30 am      Breakfast for Registrants

8:00 am      Navigating Breast cancer Risk and Density

8:30 am      Comprehensive Management of Osteoporosis

9:00 am      LGBTQ Inclusive Care of Family Medicine Providers

9:30 am       Q & A /Panel Discussion

9:45 am       Break

10:00 am     Management of Female Sexual Dysfunction in the Primary Care Setting

10:30 am    Sex Trafficking in Iowa

12:00 pm    Q & A /Panel Discussion

12:15 pm     Adjourn


The AAFP has reviewed 73rd Annual Clinical Education Conference and deemed it acceptable for up to 13.25 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 10/28/2021 to 10/30/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
1800 50th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 223-1800

Special Conference room rates are $115 single/double + tax per night. Please identify yourself as part of the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians when booking a room to receive special room rates. Reserve your room before October 5, 2021 to receive this rate.

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Exhibit at the 2021 IAFP Annual Conference

Exhibiting at the Annual Conference gives you an exciting opportunity to interact with family physicians face-to-face and puts your message about your product, service or organization in front of a captive audience. The 2021 IAFP Annual Conference will be held October 29, 2021 at the Sheraton West Des Moines

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Exhibitor Details

The material presented at this program is being made available by the IAFP for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent only, or necessarly best, methods or proedures appropriate for the medical situations discusses; but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty, which may be helpful to other who face similar situations. The IAFP disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to any individual attending this program and for all calims, which may arise out of the use of the techniques, demonstrated therin by such individuals, whether a physician or any other person shall assert these claims.

Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the data presented at this program. Physicians may care to check specific details such as drug doses and contraindications, ctc., in standard sources prior to clinical application.

Materials will be produced solely for the education of attendees. Any use of content or the name of the speaker or the IAFP is prohibited without written consent of the IAFP. The schedule is subject to change.

We are continuing to monitor COVID-19 as well as local and state regulations. As of now, our conference in October is scheduled to run as planned. We will inform you immediately if any changes in the conference are needed. The safety of our attendees is our number one priority.