Photo credit: D. Halbach

Location:  DoubleTree by Hilton Portland - 363 Maine Mall Rd, So. Portland, ME 04106

Schedule at-a-glance:

28th Annual Family Medicine Update & Annual Meeting  ~  April 1-4, 2020

All sessions at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland

  • April 1st – 1-5pm - Pre-Conference **schedule change from previous years** - Opioid Education Session – FREE to MAFP Members!  (meets Maine Licensure CME requirements)
  • April 2nd & 3rd – 8am – 5pm each day 28th Annual Family Medicine Update CME sessions
  • Annual Business Meeting
  • NEW** Certified Massage Therapist to perform Chair massages
  • April 3rd  – 6:15am - 5K FunRun/Walk
  • ***Annual Meeting April 3rd  – Member Vote on Bylaws Mission Change - NOTICE HERE
  • April 4th – **changed from schedule previous years** - KSA Study Group - Coronary Artery Disease

Full brochure & registration information available below:

Complete schedule

Focus on Physician Well-being activities

MAFP Annual Business Meeting - Proposed Bylaws Mission Change

On-Line Meeting Registration (pay on line)

Pay-by-check - Print Registration form to complete & mail - HERE
(**MUST by postmarked by Early Bird date to receive that rate**)

Hotel Rooms at DoubleTree by Hilton Portland -

       The MAFP has reserved a block of rooms at the DoubleTree at the special rate of $129/single or double.  For other rates (suites, etc.), please call the hotel directly.  Rates are valid March 30-April 6.  These room rates are guaranteed to be available only until March 5th, after that call hotel for availability.  Please make your own hotel reservation directly with the DoubleTree by calling: 1-800-774-1500 - REFERENCE GROUP NAME MAINE ACAD FAMILY PHYSICIANSSpecial rates must be requested at the time of reservation.

On-Line Registration: – Use Group Code:  MAF

General Information:

     The 28th Annual MAFP Family Medicine Update is presented by the Maine Academy of Family Physicians to provide ongoing quality education for family physicians through didactic lectures & breakout sessions on practical subjects.

Registration Refund Policy:

     A full refund less a $45 administrative fee will be issued to prepaid registrants unable to attend when requested in writing.  Refund requests must be in writing. **Request Deadline – postmarked or emailed by March 20th**

Child Care:

     The MAFP discourages bringing children into educational events because it could be a distraction to the attendees' learning experience.  Please make arrangements for your own individual childcare.  Children & adult guests are welcome at the Celebration on Thursday evening – see registration form for guest ticket prices.

Special Accommodations:

     If you have any physical or other dietary requirements that may require accommodations in order to fully participate in this activity, please call the MAFP office before March 1st

If you need further information please contact:
     Maine Academy of Family Physicians, PO Box 424, Hartland, ME  04943
     Phone: 207-938-5005                 Email:

CME Accreditation:

     Application for CME credit will be filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Determination of credit is pending.  (Please call MAFP office for more information)

MAFP Planning Committee:

     Silwana Sidorczuk, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Madawaska
     Frank Bellino, MD, FAAFP, Portland                  
     Susan Cheff MD, Old Town
     Eli Dibner-Dunlap, Medical Student, Tufts-MMC Program
     Caroline LaFave DO, MeDart FMR     
     Samuela Manages MD, FAAFP, Saint David
     Martha Stewart, DO, Houlton 
     Deborah Halbach, MAFP Exec. Director    

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