Intro to Advocacy (January/Minneapolis)
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Medical students, family medicine residents and family physicians are invited to our advocacy workshop to learn about messaging, engagement and tools/resources AND connect with like-minded peers. Event details »  |  Sponsor »

When: Saturday, January 25, 2020
8:00 am - noon
Where: Fueled Collective Uptown (in The Garage meeting room)
1010 W Lake St
Minneapolis, Minnesota  55408
United States
Contact: Jami Burbidge, 952-224-3874,

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What to Expect

Hear from a number of powerhouse members:

  • Welcome/Intro – MAFP President Renée Crichlow, MD
  • Role of Physicians in Advocacy/Making Policy – MN House Representative Alice Mann, MD, MPH
  • The Importance of Story – UMN Medical Student Sameena Ahmed-Buehler
  • Delivering Your Message
    • Writing Letters to the Editor – UMN faculty Nicole Chaisson, MD
    • Leveraging Social Media – UMN resident Rose Marie Leslie, MD, whose use of TikTok has gained national media attention
    • Meeting with Legislators – United resident Sarah Carlson, MD, United fellow Kate Howard Kathen, MD, and UMN resident Anne Doering, MD
  • Explanation of House of Delegates and Resolutions – MAFP Alternate Resident Director Paul Stadem, MD

Meet MAFP staff and learn how the Academy can support you:

  • Advocacy ResourcesJami Burbidge, MAM, MAFP Advocacy and Engagement Director
  • Resident/Student Resources and Leadership OpportunitiesLisa Regehr, MAFP Director of Resident, Student and Professional Education

Register Today

Register by January 20. No cost for MN medical students, family medicine residents and family physicians.

View parking and directions for Fueled Collective Uptown.

Unable to attend this workshop? Join us on February 4 in Rochester!

Event Sponsors

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Shriners Healthcare for Children - Twin Cities

Sponsorship Opportunities

The MAFP Intro to Advocacy workshop (held January 25 in Minneapolis) offers sponsors an opportunity to connect with family physician, family medicine resident and medical student leaders from the Twin Cities area as well as MAFP staff and leaders. These sponsorship opportunities are best suited for health systems interested in leadership development and partners located in the Twin Cities area.

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