Expanded Learning

Most sessions will include a short summary (less than 10 minutes) and plenty of time for questions and discussion. Take this opportunity to meet with others who share your interests.

Expanded Learning sessions are not approved for CME credit.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

8:30AM-8:55AMThe New PCMH Planner, a Step-By-Step Guide to Practice Transformation
Tracey Allen-Ehrhart
(Part of the PCMH track)
9:15AM-10:10AM
The Role of CMS Health Policy
William Rogers
11:00 - 11:25 a.m.Choosing Wisely: Limitations of Screening and Barriers to Doing Less
Michael LeFevre, MD
12:30PM-12:55PM
Food for Thought: Linking the Physician and Registered Dietitian for Better Outcomes
Anne Wolf, MS, RD
1:00PM-1:25PMWorking with Diabetes Educators to improve outcomes
Adeola Akindana, MSN, RN, CDE
1:45PM-2:10PM"Resources to Assist You With Safe Opioid Prescribing and Chronic Pain Management"
Robert Rich, MD

Thursday, October 23, 2014

8:00AM-8:55AMPlan Your Financial Future (Basic)
Phil Heffley & Brian Perott
9:45AM-10:10AMBuilding a Career You Love in Family Medicine
and Global Health
Cythina Haq, MD
9:55AM-10:55AMPlan Your Financial Future (Intermediate/Advanced)
Phil Heffley & Brian Perott
10:05AM-10:55AMTokin' Over the Line: Cannabis Consequences (Marijuana Medical Consequences)
Steven Wright, MD
10:05AM-10:55AMFamMed PAC Presents: 2014 Elections: Outlook and the Effects on Health Policy
David Wasserman, House Editor, Cook Political Report
10:30AM-10:55AM
The Power of Advocacy: Physicians are Valuable “Grasstops”
Victoria Almquist & Saria Carter Saccocio, MD, FAAFP
10:30AM-11:00AM
ICD-10 Coding Resources and Educational Series
Asia Blunt, MBA, CPC
(Part of the ICD-10 track)
11:00AM-11:25AMAsk the Experts - Estate Planning
Phil Heffley & Brian Perott
1:30 - 2:25 p.m.Overview and Demonstration of the AAFP's Clinical Data Repository (CDR)
Steven Waldren, MD
2:00PM-2:50PM"Breakin' Good? Prescribing Cannabis" (Marijuana Medical Use)
Steven Wright, MD
2:45PM-3:15PM
The New PCMH Planner, a Step-By-Step Guide to Practice Transformation
Tracey Allen-Ehrhart
(Part of the PCMH track)
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.How Family Physicians Can Improve Healthcare Delivery Today: ACO, DPC, and PCMH
Farzad Mostashari, MD

Friday, October 24, 2014

9:15AM-10:10AMOffice Champions: Tips to Improve Tobacco Cessation and Immunizations
Chris Lupold, MD
9:15AM-10:10AMRaising the roots: how to turn your grassroots efforts from a whisper to a shout"?
Michelle Greenhaugh/ Molly Brenner
9:45AM-10:10AMThings To Consider For Your Career Transition
Sarfaraz Dhanji, MD
10:05AM-10:55AMMaking Sense of the New Cardiovasular Disease Guidelines
Jennifer Frost, MD
10:30AM-10:55AMDisasters – Planning for Personal, Practice, and Community! Approaches
Mona Bomgaars, MD
10:30AM-10:55AMCities for Life – Family Medicine Patient Navigators in the Context of Broad Community Organization to Support Prevention and Chronic Disease Management
Wilson Pace, MD and Edwin Fisher, PhD
10:30AM-11:00AMFamily Medicine Cares - Volunteer to be part of the experience!
Jane Weida & Jason Marker
2:00PM-2:25PM
ICD-10 Coding Resources and Educational Series
Asia Blunt, MBA, CPC
(Part of the ICD-10 track)
2:00PM-2:25PM
Announcing New AAFP Resources to Support Family Physicians in DPC Transformation 
Joe Grundy
(Part of the Direct Primary Care track)
2:45PM-3:10PMThings To Consider For Your Career Transition
Sarfaraz Dhanji, MD
2:45PM-3:45PMDiscuss This! ICD-10 Question and Answer Forum with the Experts
Cindy Hughes, Richelle Beckman
(Part of the ICD-10 track)
2:45PM-3:45AMThe State of DPC Advocacy & National Regulatory Issues for DPC Physicians
Jay Keese
(Part of the Direct Primary Care track)
2:45PM-3:10PMReach out & Read
Jennifer Frost
3:15PM-3:40PM
Prep Parents for the HPV Vaccine
Jamie Loehr, MD

Saturday, October 25, 2014

10:00AM-10:40AMPositioning Your DPC Practice for Success – Identifying Key Regulatory and Compliance Roadblocks 
James Eischen
(Part of the Direct Primary Care track)
10:30AM-10:55AMPrimary Care and Public Health: It’s Time We Talked (Integrating Primary Care & Public Health)
Dave O'Gurek
10:30AM-10:55AMDon’t Snus: What Will Help Your Patients Quit Nicotine?
Sarah Mullins, MD
10:30AM-10:55AMAddressing Pediatric Oral Health and Getting Reimbursed!
Hugh Silk, MD MPH
10:45AM-11:25PMEstablishing DPC Benefit Plans with Local Employers & Other Group Purchasers
David Tusek, MD
(Part of the Direct Primary Care track)
11:00AM-11:25AMHelping Underserved Patients Find Dental Care/Resources
Hugh Silk, MD MPH

You Can Still Register!

On-site registration hours:

Tuesday, Oct 21
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct 22
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct 23
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, Oct 24
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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