2021 Central Regional Meeting

Friday, December 3 - Nashville, Tennessee - Union Station Hotel Nashville

Supported by Abbott Nutrition, AbbVie, Lightbeam Health Solutions, and Pfizer, Inc.

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By tapping into our community's wealth of knowledge and expertise, our regional programs offer you a unique mixture of targeted networking with health leaders in your area, as well as innovative educational content providing you with proven solutions to advance your organization. As a reminder, registration is a complimentary benefit of AMGA membership!

During the course of the face-to-face meeting, presentations will focus on:

  • Population health care delivery models especially for traditionally hard to achieve metrics
  • Staff engagement, wellness, & resiliency
  • Staffing models (adjusting to expectations for non-conventional schedules, overhead cost allocation, etc.)
  • Exiting the pandemic successfully, including decentralizing the management of respiratory illness

AMGA is instituting a new format specifically designed to increase the interaction and networking among attendees. Time will be split between a succinct presentation, small group breakouts, and an open floor where attendees can consult with the group for advice on any topic.

Please meet the planning committee responsible for assembling the agenda:

Mike Carrigan, M.D.
Chief Administrator, Premier Medical Group

Michael Engel, M.D.
Medical Director, Premier Medical Group

Wendy Ferrell-Smith, R.N., B.S.N., M.H.I., CCM
Vice President of Value-Based Care, Summit Medical Group

Paul Gentuso, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Heritage Medical Associates, P.C.

Giri Korivi, M.D.
Chairman, Family Medicine, Premier Medical Group

Janice Smith, M.Ed, R.N.
Vice President, Adult Ambulatory Operations, Vanderbilt Medical Group


Agenda

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Check-In & Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome & Attendee Introductions
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Population Health Care Delivery Models
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Roundtable Discussion
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Staff Engagement, Wellness, and Resiliency
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Roundtable Discussion
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hot Topics
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Lightning Round: Exiting the Pandemic Successfully
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Networking Break
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Staffing Models
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Hot Topics
3:30 p.m. Wrap-Up & Adjournment


Hotel
Our meeting takes place at the Union Station Hotel Nashville. For any attendee in need of a room, AMGA has secured a special rate of $199 for attendees. All rooms must be reserved by Friday, November 26. After this date, AMGA cannot guarantee the rate or availability.

Questions?
For more information, please contact Joe DeLisle at 703.838.0033 ext. 355 or jdelisle@amga.org.


Full Disclosure Policy for CME Activity
As an accredited provider of continuing medical education activities, it is the policy of AMGA to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individual sponsored educational activities. All faculties, participating in any learning activity sponsored by AMGA, are required to disclose to the participants any actual or potential conflicts of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the CME activity. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, consultant companies or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation and/or directly impact patient care. Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of any off label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. A conflict of interest may be considered to exist if a faculty member or family member has a direct or indirect financial interest in the subject of the presentation. A financial interest may include, but is not limited to, being a shareholder in the organization (pharmaceutical, biomedical, device manufacturer, or another corporate entity), being on retainer with the organization, or having research or honoraria paid by the organization.

Disclosures of Planners and Faculty
All speakers and steering committee members have signed full disclosure statements and have nothing to disclose. AMGA staff who have planned the content of this conference have signed full disclosure statements and have nothing to disclose.

Accreditation Statement
AMGA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. AMGA takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credit
AMGA designates the educational activity, AMGA Central Regional Meeting, for a maximum of 3.5 hours in category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.

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