Non-AMGA Meetings of Interest

CMSS Summit on the Future of Physician Learning and Improvement
November 15, 2018
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, VA
The Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) is having a one-day Summit on the Future of Physician Learning and Improvement in the Washington DC area on November 15 to support ongoing physician learning and improvement along the continuum from training into practice. Physicians need practice-based learning and improvement that incorporates performance data, effective feedback strategies, and implementation approaches that can meaningfully drive improvement. The Summit will focus on effective strategies in a learning health system to provide feedback and use clinical registry data to drive learning and improvement. The Summit will also consider new models of Continuous Professional Development that incorporate technology, data, feedback and patient outcomes.

Ochsner Health Network (OHN) Value Summit
November 29-30, 2018
New Orleans, LA
AMGA’s president and chief executive officer, Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A., will be a featured faculty member at OHN’s 2nd annual Value Summit.  At this event, healthcare industry leaders will gather to explore ideas and share best practices for delivering high-quality care in a value-based environment. Dr. Penso will be moderating the “Redesigning Specialty Care to Meet the Needs of Value-Based Payment” session.

AMGA members on the agenda include:

  • Warner Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Health System
  • David Carmouche, M.D., President, Ochsner Health Network, and Executive Director, Ochsner Accountable Care Network
  • Mike Castellano, Chief Executive Officer, Esse Health
  • Robert Hart, M.D., FAAP, FACP Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, Ochsner Health System
  • Pedro Cazabon, M.D., System Medical Director, Adult Primary Care, Ochsner Health System

The OHN Value Summit is presented by Ochsner Health System and The Kinetix Group, with support from AMGA.

Mayo Clinic 4th Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist
April 25 - 27, 2019
Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL 
SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist is the 4th Mayo Clinic course taught by expert dermatologists from the three Mayo Clinic national practices in Minnesota, Florida, and Arizona with the goal of teaching practical dermatology to the non-dermatologist. The course will consist of interactive lectures covering multiple aspects of dermatology including management of moles, skin infections, cancers, rashes, lumps and bumps, and simple dermatologic procedures. The information presented will be relevant to a broad range of non-dermatologists and primary care providers. It will allow these practitioners to feel comfortable caring for patients with skin conditions. This course offers 15.5 AMA and AAFP credits, 15.5 ANCC contact hours and 5.5 hours of designated pharmacology content.

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