23rd National Conference on Primary Health Care Access: Program of Plenary Sessions (Monday, April 16, 2012)

Conference Theme: “Realities and Illusions”

A View of the Park Hyatt Aviara, Site of the 23rd National Conference
A View of the Park Hyatt Aviara, Site of the 23rd National Conference

Monday, April 16, 2012

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM Working breakfast in preassigned groups

   Vivace Restaurant – Lobby Level (conference registrants only) 

8:15 AM – 12:00 PM First Plenary session

8:15 AM Welcome   

    Jay W. Lee, MD; Memorial Hospital Long Beach, California

8:20 AM Opening Statement of First Plenary Session by Session Moderator:

   Marc E. Babitz, MD; Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City

8:25 AM First Roundtable: “Realities and Illusions:  A Discussion of National Health Policy, PPACA and Health Care Insurance Reform 2011-2012” 

    Joshua Freeman, MD, University of Kansas, Kansas City

   Hector Flores, MD, White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles

9:00 AM Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Cynthia G. Olsen, MD, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

9:10 AM Special Presentation: “The Primary Care Crisis” 

   John P. Geyman, MD, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington, Seattle

9:35 AM Audience Questions and Comments: 

   Lead Question: Rick Flinders, MD, Sutter Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, Santa Rosa, California

9:45 AM: Second Special Presentation: “Reconceptualizing the Primary Care Relationship”

   Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH, Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, California

10:10 AM Audience Questions and Comments

    Lead Question: James Herman, MD, MSPH, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey

10:20 AM Break

10:30 AM The Twenty-second G. Gayle Stephens Lecture

   Gary L. LeRoy, MD, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

11:00 AM Audience Questions and Comments

   Lead Question: Charles Q. North, MD, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

11:10 Thought Provocateur #1: Reflections on Health Care Reform and Public Health

   Richard D. Clover, MD, University of Louisville, Kentucky

11:30 Lead Question: Jimmy Hara, MD, Kaiser Permanente Family Medicine, Los Angeles

11:40  Realities and Illusions: Plenary Roundtable and Discussion by the Conference as a Whole on the Days’ Themes: 

   Mark E. Clasen, MD, Ph.D., Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

   Allan Wilke, MD, Ross University, Dominica, West Indies

12:00 Adjournment