All you need to know to be ready for the C. Frank Webber Lectureship and Interim Session

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If you're headed to Austin this week to join your friends and colleagues at the 2016 C. Frank Webber Lectureship and Interim Session, we've got a great lineup of CME scheduled for you and lots of opportunities to network and make new connections. Here is a set of essential info you'll need to be prepared for a wonderful experience. Any further questions? Feel free to comment below or give us a call at (512) 329-866 or and email at

Registration Hours

  • Thursday, April 14 | 12 - 7 p.m.
  • Friday, April 15 | 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 16 | 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

C. Frank Webber Lectureship registration will be located on the main floor in the hotel lobby. The CME breakfast lecture begins at 7 a.m. on Friday. On Thursday, registration for the SAM Group Study Workshop on Mental Health in the Community starts at 12:30 p.m. and the SAM begins at 1 p.m. On Saturday, registration for the SAM Group Study Workshop on Preventive Care starts at 7:30 a.m. and the SAM begins at 8 a.m.

Download the NEW TAFP Conference App!

The TAFP app is completely new for 2016 with improved functionality and ease of use. The app includes the 2016 C. Frank Webber Lectureship schedule, CME evaluations with credit tracking, speaker information, handouts, and information about meetings held in conjunction with CFW at the touch of a finger.

Search “TAFP” in the app store or click and install the app for free. If you have an Apple device, click the App Store icon. All other devices, click the Play Store icon. 

Note: if you have a TAFP app on your device from a conference in 2015 or before, it will not include information for CFW or any future meeting.

Log-in instructions: All registrants to C. Frank Webber and meetings held in conjunction with the conference will have an account in the app. You'll have to log in once you've downloaded the app to your phone or tablet. Your username is the email address we have on file for you and your password is "cfw2016."  

Syllabus Materials 

Printed Course Syllabus — If you did not order a copy with your registration, we'll have a limited supply of printed syllabi you can purchase for $20 each. We recommend you arrive early if you want to purchase a copy.

Online Course Syllabus — You will have free access to all course syllabus materials at Individual PDFs of the slides and handouts are available as hyperlinks following each lecture title on the CME schedule page of TAFP’s website. These documents will be available from Tuesday, April 12, to Monday, April 25. You can also view and download slides and handouts through the TAFP mobile conference app. 

Conference Location

Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
4140 Governor’s Row
Austin, TX 78744
(512) 448-2222

Self-parking is free for anyone visiting the hotel. The parking lot is open and available to all. Valet parking is also available at the attendee’s own expense. For a map, click here.

Conference Attire

All CME and business meetings are business casual. Meeting rooms can often be cold and TAFP recommends that you bring a light jacket or sweater to ensure your comfort inside the general session.

Interim Session Business Meetings

Each year TAFP holds its Interim Session in conjunction with the C. Frank Webber Lectureship. All committees, commissions, and the Board of Directors meet to discuss current issues in family medicine and set recommendations for the Academy.

Even if not appointed to a certain committee, all TAFP members are invited and encouraged to attend most meetings as a non-voting guest. Section membership is not appointed and these meetings are open to all. Download a PDF of the Interim Session schedule here. To view the agendas and backup materials for each meeting, go to You will need to log in with your AAFP ID number as the username and your last name in lower case letters as the password. Most groups meet on Saturday, but the Commission on Legislative and Public Affairs and the Commission on Continuing Professional Development meet Friday, 7 - 9 p.m.

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