Tracks

Tracks are a dedicated amount of time where you can spend time devoted to a specific topic. These blocks of time are designed by faculty in a collaborative manner that allows one topic in the session to build on the previous topic(s). These sessions are interactive. Three or more sessions are included in each Track.

2017 tracks included:

Physician Well-being Track

Becoming a More Relaxed, Healthy Physician: Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment
Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP

Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Thursday, Sep. 14 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Creating a Thriving Practice Culture: By Design
Mark Greenawald, MD, FAAFP

Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Thursday, Sep. 14 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Leadership Skills for Non-leader: Can Improve Job Satisfaction and Patient Care
Vukiet Tran, MD, MBA

Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, Sep. 14 | 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.

Pain/Opioid Track

Chronic Pain: Practical and Efficient Management
Timothy Munzing, MD, FAAFP
Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Safe Opiate Prescribing
Steven Wright, MD
Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Assisting Patients with Opioid Addiction Treatment: Slaying the Dragon with Buprenorphine
Pamela Pentin, MD, FAAFP

Thursday, Sep. 14 | 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Thursday, Sep. 14 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Care for the Veteran with TBI/PTSD: The Family Perspective Track

Returning Veterans with PTSD: When the War Comes Home
Paul Bornemann, MD

Thursday, Sep. 14 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Friday, Sep. 15 | 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Medical Management of TBI for the Returning Veteran
Maj. Gen. (Ret) Byron Hepburn, MD

Thursday, Sep. 14 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Sep. 15 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

The Veteran with TBI/PTSD Panel Discussion
Maj. Gen. (Ret) Byron Hepburn, MD, FAAFP; Roxana Delgado, PhD; Rebecca Tapia, MD; SFC (Ret) Victor Delgado

Thursday, Sep. 14 | 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, Sep. 15 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

MACRA/Quality Payment Program Track

MACRA: Medicare’s Shift to Value-Based Delivery & Payment Models
Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP

Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Thursday, Sep. 14 | 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Friday, Sep. 15 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Your Prescription for MIPS
Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP

Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, Sep. 14 | 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.

Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
Troy Fiesinger, MD, FAAFP

Thursday, Sep. 14 | 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
Melissa Gerdes, MD, FAAFP

Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 10:30 – 11: 30 a.m.

Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care
Terry "Lee" Mills, MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP

Saturday, Sep. 16 | 8:45 - 9:45 a.m.
Saturday, Sep. 16 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Independent Practice Track

Coding and Documentation to Support Independent Practices in the Transition to Value-Based Payment
Ryan Mullins, MD CPE; Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP

Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday – 10:30 – 11:30Taking Value-Based Care from Discussion to Doing: Using Real Life Examples from an MD
Paul Krause, MD

Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Working with Payers to Improve Payment and Lower Costs for Patients
Kathryn Curtis

Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

TCPi Track

Practice Transformation 101: The Mindset and Techniques
Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE

Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

Setting up a Patient Family Advisory Council in your Practice
Mary Reeves, MD

Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

Tools for Improving Access and Continuity
Jean Antonucci, MD

Friday, Sep. 15 | 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Friday, Sep. 15 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Hospital Medicine Track

Atrial Fibrillation Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets
Clare Hawkins, MD, MSc
Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Anticoagulation Management Update: The Old and New Frontier
Daniel Tambunan, MD
Thursday, Sep. 14 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Friday, Sep. 15 | 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Evaluation and Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock in Adults: How to Easily Recognize Sepsis?
Vukiet Tran, MD
Wednesday, Sep. 13 | 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Thursday, Sep. 14 | 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.