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Thursday, November 16, 2023


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                       Practical Aspects of Asthma Management

6:30 pm                       The Skinny on Weight Loss Medications

7:00 pm                       Question and Answer/ Panel Discussion

7:15 pm                       Gun Violence Prevention in Youth

7:45 pm                       Food Allergy Diagnosis                       

8:15 pm                       Question and Answer/ Panel Discussion

8:30 pm                       Recess

8:30-9:30 pm              2023 Donor Appreciation Reception
                                      In recognition of 2023 Donors of the IAFP Foundation


Friday, November 17, 2023

7:00 am                       Registration

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

7:55 am                       Introductions and Announcements

8:00 am                       Dementia Update 2023

8:30 am                       Common Apophyseal and Physeal Injuries                            

9:00 am                       Q&A/ Panel Discussion         

9:15 am                       Break – Exhibit Hall

9:35 am                       Incorporating Continuous Glucose Monitoring Into Your Clinic

10:20 am                     My Journey to Direct Care

10:50 am                     Resident Case Presentation

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                       Q & A                                            

2:20 pm                       Obesity Medications in Pediatrics

3:20 pm                       Q&A

3:35 pm                       Break in Exhibit Hall         

4:00 pm                       Fentanyl Awareness Panel

5:00 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, November 18, 2023

7:15 am                       Past President’s Breakfast

7:30 am                       Breakfast for Registrants

8:00 am                       How My Prescribing of Controlled Substances Has Changed Over the Years

9:00 am                       Q & A 

9:15 am                       Break

9:30 am                       Practical Approaches to Acute Pain Management
                                        -This presentation is sponsored by the Primary Care Education Consortium and
                                          supported by an educational grant from Kowa Pharmaceuticals.

10:30 am                     Updates in Heart Failure               

11:15 am                     Adjourn

Leslie Eiland, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Medical Director, Endocrine Telehealth Program, Medical Director of Patient Experience & Digital Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Jill Endres, MD, MS, Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Steven Furr, MD, FAAFP, AAFP President, Jackson, AL

Kevin Gabbert, LISW, IAADC, Opioid Initiatives Director Iowa Department of Health and Human Services Des Moines, Iowa

Jennifer Goerbig-Campbell, MD, MercyOne Iowa Heart Center, Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist, Chief Medical Officer Cardiology, Fellowship Program Director, Des Moines, IA

Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHE, FAXCEP, Emeritus Professor of Family and Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Douglas B Hornick, MD, Clinical Professor Department of Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Division, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Deric Kidd- Co-Founder of Become Their Voice, Des Moines, IA

Rinku Mehra, MD MBA, CEO and Founder The Mehra Clinic, PLLC , Pediatric Endocrinology Direct Care Serving VA, MD, IA, FL

Vuong Nayima, DO, President, Iowa Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology P.C., West Des Moines, IA

Cecilia Redmond-Norris, MD, Medical Director, Iowa City Free Medical Clinic, Iowa City, IA        

Gary E. Ruoff, MD, Clinical Professor of Family Practice, Michigan State University College of Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer, Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, IA

Shawn Spooner, MD, FAAFP, Family Medicine / Sports Medicine, UnityPoint Clinic Urbandale, IA

Katherine White, MD, MME, FACP, Fellow, American Board of Obesity Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Jason Wilbur, MD, FAAFP, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

The AAFP has reviewed 75th Annual Clinical Education Conference and deemed it acceptable for up to 13.75 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 11/16/2023 to 11/18/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

Special Conference room rates are $122 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 November 2, 2023 to receive this rate. 

Hotel reservations must be made directly with the hotel at 515-223-1800 or online.

Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
1800 50th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266