Capitol Hill Events

AMGA Capitol Hill Day
October 4, 2017

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Held in conjunction with the AMGA Joint Council Meeting: CEO/Chair/President, CAO/ COO, and Government Relations Leadership Councils

AMGA Capitol Hill Day provides you with a chance to interact with your elected officials in Washington, DC, and advocate for medical groups and other organized systems of care. AMGA staff will brief you on relevant issues and assist in scheduling meetings. The Capitol Hill Day Program is free of charge, but you will be responsible for your own travel arrangements and expenses.

For more details, contact Christina Lavoie at 703.838.0033 ext. 324.

What Is Capitol Hill Day?

AMGA's Capitol Hill Day is the only legislative fly-in for medical group leaders, where you can connect with your elected officials in Washington, DC to ensure they understand the principles that guide our industry and to advocate for the issues that are most important to your particular medical group or health system.

Meeting with your elected representatives and their staff in person is the best way to influence change. AMGA's skilled policy staff will brief all participants on relevant issues in advance and will assist in scheduling meetings with the appropriate parties.

This program is free for AMGA members; however, participants are responsible for hotel and travel costs.

Highlights from AMGA Capitol Hill Day

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Capitol Hill Day Reception

AMGA Members attend the Capitol Hill Day Reception 
AMGA Members attend the Capitol Hill Day Reception

 

Christopher J. Sclafani, PE MBA, Chief Administrative Officer for Mount Kisco Medical Group, Donn E. Sorensen, MBA, FACMPE, President, East Region, Mercy, and C. Edward Brown, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of The Iowa Clinic 
Christopher J. Sclafani, PE MBA, Chief Administrative Officer for Mount Kisco Medical Group, Donn E. Sorensen, MBA, FACMPE, President, East Region, Mercy, and C. Edward Brown, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of The Iowa Clinic

R. Bruce Wellman, MD, Pathology & Transfusion Medicine, Carle Physician Group, Mark Lemoine, Director of System Government Affairs, Spectrum Health Medical Group, and Chester A. Speed, JD, LLM, Vice President, Public Policy for AMGA 
R. Bruce Wellman, MD, Pathology & Transfusion Medicine, Carle Physician Group, Mark Lemoine, Director of System Government Affairs, Spectrum Health Medical Group, and Chester A. Speed, JD, LLM, Vice President, Public Policy for AMGA

 

Heidi Duncan, MD, Physician Director, Health Policy, Billings Clinic, Karen Cabell, DO, Associate Chief of Quality and Patient Safety, Billings Clinic, and Connie F. Prewitt, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Billings Clinic 
Heidi Duncan, MD, Physician Director, Health Policy, Billings Clinic, Karen Cabell, DO, Associate Chief of Quality and Patient Safety, Billings Clinic, and Connie F. Prewitt, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Billings Clinic

AMGA’s Public Policy Team 
AMGA’s Public Policy Team

AMGA Public Policy Hall of Fame

Public Policy Hall of Fame inductee C. Edward Brown, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of The Iowa Clinic and Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) 
Public Policy Hall of Fame inductee C. Edward Brown, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of The Iowa Clinic and Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA)

 

Donald W. Fisher, PhD, CAE, President & Chief Executive Officer of AMGA, Don L. Wreden, MD, Senior Vice President for Patient Experience, Sutter Health, and Chester A. Speed, J.D., LL.M., Vice President, Public Policy for AMGA with Hall of Fame inductees Nicholas Wolter, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Billings Clinic and C. Edward Brown, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of The Iowa Clinic 
Donald W. Fisher, PhD, CAE, President & Chief Executive Officer of AMGA, Don L. Wreden, MD, Senior Vice President for Patient Experience, Sutter Health, and Chester A. Speed, J.D., LL.M., Vice President, Public Policy for AMGA with Hall of Fame inductees Nicholas Wolter, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Billings Clinic and C. Edward Brown, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of The Iowa Clinic

Hill Meetings

Norman Chenven, MD, CEO at Austin Regional Clinic, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), and Karen Kennedy, MD, Senior Vice President Family Health and Wellbeing at Children's Health System of Texas 
Norman Chenven, MD, CEO at Austin Regional Clinic, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), and Karen Kennedy, MD, Senior Vice President Family Health and Wellbeing at Children's Health System of Texas

 

Michelle Koury, MD, Chief Operating Officer, and Scott Hines, MD, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Crystal Run Healthcare, with Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY) 
Michelle Koury, MD, Chief Operating Officer, and Scott Hines, MD, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Crystal Run Healthcare, with Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY)

Ronald H. Kirkland, MD, MBA, Past Chairman of Board, The Jackson Clinic, with Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TX) and Bob Corker (R-TN) and AMGA’s Karen Ferguson 
Ronald H. Kirkland, MD, MBA, Past Chairman of Board, The Jackson Clinic, with Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TX) and Bob Corker (R-TN) and AMGA’s Karen Ferguson

 

C. Edward Brown, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of The Iowa Clinic, receives a Congressional Record Tribute for being inducted into the AMGA Public Policy Hall of Fame from Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) 
C. Edward Brown, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of The Iowa Clinic, receives a Congressional Record Tribute for being inducted into the AMGA Public Policy Hall of Fame from Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA)