Summer Destination CME
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Book your family vacation with the MAFP!
Our Destination CME conference is the (other) great Minnesota get-together this August.

Conference Details

August 18-19, 2017
Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center
Alexandria, MN

Register Online

Download a printable registration form (pdf) to fax or mail.

About the Conference

  • A mix of clinical education sessions and resiliency activities for family physicians
  • Earn up to 15.5 CME credits (7.5 for conference, 8 for KSA session)
  • Enjoy an end-of-summer vacation in beautiful Alexandria.
    Families and flip flops welcome!

CME Topics

  • Chronic Liver Disease in Primary Care, Elevated Liver Enzymes, NAFLD and Viral Hepatitis with Amar Mahgoub, MD
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Complications, Evaluating Labs and Symptoms According to Current Guidelines with Heather Muster, MD, MS
  • Addressing Chronic Pain: Safe Practice, Changing Lives with David Bazzo, MD
  • Obesity with Doreen Maggie McEvoy, MD
  • Demystifying Suboxone and Managing ADHD with Controlled Substances with David Frenz, MD
  • HPV: Making a Strong Vaccine Recommendation
  • Panel presentation on Medical Cannabis: Outcomes with Arthur Wineman, MD; and Transition from Chronic Pain and Perspective from a Practicing Physician with Susan Anderson, PhD
  • E-cigarettes: What We Know So Far with Pete Dehnel, MD
  • MN Demographics: What Will the Patient Population Look Like in 10 Years? with MN State Demographer Susan Brower
  • Yoga as Complimentary Medicine with Roli Dwivedi, MD

Friday Schedule

7:00 am  Breakfast with exhibitors


8:15 - 9:00 am Session I
9:00 - 9:45 am Session II
9:45 - 10:30 am Session III
10:30 - 11:00 am Break with exhibitors
11:00 - 11:45 am Session III
11:45 - 12:30 pm Session IV
12:30 - 1:15 pm Session V
1:00 - 6:00 pm

Resort activities like:

  • Beach
  • Water park
  • Boating
  • Golf & mini golf
  • Horseback riding
  • See all

Carlos Creek Winery tour

KSA (formerly SAM) session: Childhood Illness
(1:00 - 6:00 pm) 

*Lunch included

6:00 - 8:00 pm Dinner & bonfire   


Saturday Schedule

6:00 am Sunrise activity [optional]
7:00 am  Breakfast with exhibitors
8:00 - 8:45 am Session I
8:45 - 9:30 am Session II
9:30 - 10:00 am Break with exhibitors
10:00 - 12:00 pm Session III
12:00 - 12:45 pm Session V
12:45 - 1:15 pm Session VI

About the Resort

Get away from it all at Arrowwood, a beautiful, nature-inspired resort in northern Minnesota. Sparkling lake views, an 18-hole championship golf course, indoor water park, excellent food, and year-round activities make for a perfect getaway for families and anyone else who just needs a break.  Discount waterpark passes for resort guests available for $10/pass per day.

Book Your Lodging

A room block has been reserved for $174/night to include king, 2-queen or family room reservations made before July 28, 2017. Click here to make your lodging reservation. Pricing for additional overnight accommodations like townhomes and cottages are available by calling Arrowwood at 320.762-1124.

Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities

Download the Exhibiting & Sponsorship ProspectusRegister Now!

Event Contact

Missy Machkhashvili

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