2022 Great Lakes Regional Meeting

Thursday, June 16 - Madison, Wisconsin - Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

Supported by AbbVie, Exact Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., & Lightbeam Health Solutions

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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:

  • Wellness, Wellbeing, and Bringing Back Joy to Work
  • Growth/Acceleration of the Outpatient Space
  • Compensation Trends and Moving to Value
  • Staffing/Workload Solutions Given Staffing Challenges

AMGA is instituting a new format specifically designed to increase the interaction and networking among attendees. Time is 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 assembling the agenda:

Heather Aylward, M.B.A. (Bio)
Practice Administrator, Mobile Anesthesiologists

Aimee Becker, M.D., M.B.A. (Bio)
Chief Medical Officer, UW Health

Scott Mayer (Bio)
Chief Executive Officer, Mobile Anesthesiologists

Tina Mentz (Bio)
Chief Operating Officer, Mobile Anesthesiologists

Arthi Susai (Bio)
Executive Director, Clinical Operations, Froedtert Medical College of Wisconsin

Shawn Thiele, PT, ATC (Bio)
Director, Clinical Services, Medical Associates Clinic

Agenda (Download)

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Check-In & Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome & Attendee Introductions
Host: Aimee Becker, M.D., M.B.A., Chief Medical Officer, UW Health
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Recovering from COVID (and More) – Cultivating Joy in Work
Speaker: Mariah Quinn, M.D., Chief Wellness Officer, UW Health
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. Staffing During Challenging Times, Market Volatility, and a Pandemic
Speakers: Betsy Clough, VP Chief Human Resources Officer, UW Health & Carrie O’Dell, PHR, SHRM-CP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Roundtable Discussion
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hot Topics
Moderator: Aimee Becker, M.D., M.B.A., Chief Medical Officer, UW Health
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Networking Lunch
12:50 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.  Meeting the Patient Where They Are: The Acceleration of Out-of-Hospital Care
Speakers: Heather Aylward, M.B.A., Practice Administrator, & Tina Mentz, Chief Operating Officer, Mobile Anesthesiologists
1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
1:35 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Networking Break
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Compensation Trends and Moving to Value
Speaker: Fred Horton, M.H.A., President, AMGA Consulting
2:30 p.m. Wrap-Up & Adjournment
Host: Aimee Becker, M.D., M.B.A., Chief Medical Officer, UW Health

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 Great Lakes Regional Meeting, for a maximum of 3.5 hours in category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.