2019 OMA Annual Conference
4.5 CME Credits Available Physicians and physician assistants are uniquely positioned to serve as leading voices in healthcare policy. When they are not equipped to rise to that responsibility, others do. But amidst the daily demands of practice and the one-to-one focus on each patient, how can providers find the time and energy to put their expertise to work in the public sphere? REGISTER NOW to join your OMA colleagues on September 28, 2019 at the Hilton Portland Downtown for a full day of education, networking, and community. The event is designed to help participants reclaim their ability to affect change within the healthcare system, and to prepare them in practical ways to advocate for their profession and their patients. Attendees will leave the event with new insight into some of the most acute issues affecting their practices. General Sessions: Making a Difference, Using Your Voice Physician Leadership and the Urgency of the Moment in Medicine with Dr. Patrice Harris, President of the American Medical Association. Connect and be heard: Make a difference in health care with social media with Dr. Kevin Pho of the KevinMD blog. Using your voice and agency to impact systems and policies with Dr. Alisha Moreland Capuia of Oregon Health & Science University and Medical Director at OHSU's Avel Gordly Center for Healing. Engaging Breakout Sessions Four exciting breakout sessions will energize you, equipping you with relevant knowledge for your practice. The Impact of Homelessness on Health Panel Moderator: David Bangsberg, MD, MPH, Oregon Health Policy Board Vice-Chair & Founding Dean of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health Panelists: Benjamin Brubaker, Administrative Coordinator, White Bird Clinic; Lacey McCarley, BSN, RN, Operations Director, Portland Street Medicine; Eowyn Rieke, MD, MPH, Associate Medical Director, Central City Concern CCO 2.0: What You Can do to Prepare for Value-Based Care Panel Moderator: Evan Saulino, MD, PhD, Family Medicine, Providence Milwaukie Family Medicine Residency/Center for Outcomes Research and Education Panelists: Xiaoyan Huang, MD, MHCM, FACC, Medical Director of Clinical Transformation, Providence Heart Institute; Eric Hunter, President and Chief Executive Officer, CareOregon; Micah Thorp, DO, MPH, Nephrologist and Clinical Researcher, Northwest Permanente Increasing Vaccination Rates in an Era of Vaccine Hesitancy Featuring Gretchen LaSalle, MD, Rockwood Clinic (Spokane, WA) Be a Community Champion: What Your Voice Brings to Policymaking Featuring Courtni Dresser, Director of Government Relations, Oregon Medical Association Panelists: Maxine Dexter, MD, Pulmonologist, Candidate for House District 33; State Representative Marty Wilde (D-Central Lane and Linn Counties) Throughout the day we’ll also be joined by community program partners in our exhibit hall, offering you numerous engagement opportunities. Need a room during the Conference? Visit www.portland.hilton.com and use the group code ORM to secure our special room rate. Rooms are limited, so don't wait! This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Oregon Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Oregon Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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