23rd National Conference on Primary Health Care Access: Program of Plenary Sessions (Wednesday, April 18, 2012)

Conference Theme: “Realities and Illusions”

 Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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

Vivace Restaurant – Lobby Level (conference registrants only)

A space for conversation within  the Park Hyatt Aviara
A space for conversation within the Park Hyatt Aviara

8:15 AM – 12:00 PM Third Plenary Session

8:15 AM: Opening Statement of Third Plenary Session by Session Moderator: Ana Bejinez-Eastman, MD, Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Whittier, California

8:20 AM: Plenary Panel: “Providing Primary Care in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster: Examples from New Orleans and Haiti”

   Mary T. Coleman, MD, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, New Orleans

   N Benjamin Fredrick, MD, Pennsylvania State/Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania

8:45 AM: Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Perry A. Pugno, MD, MPH, CPE, American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, Kansas

8:50 AM: The Primary Care Physician Pipeline, Part IV: “Evolution of the Teaching Health Center Concept (Special Presentation)”

   Darryl Leong, MD, Care 1st Health Plan, Monterey Park, California

9:10 AM:  Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Peter Broderick, MD, MEd, Valley Family Medicine, Modesto, California

9:15 AM: The Eighteenth J. Jerry Rodos Lecture

   Robert G. Ross, MD, MScEd, Oregon Health Sciences University, Klamath Falls

9:45 AM: Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Asma Jafri, MD, San Joaquin General Hospital, Stockton, California

9:55 AM: Issues in Medicaid, Medical Education and Primary Health Care Access: “The Funding of Graduate Medical Education in a PPACA-Constrained Federal Budget”

   Tim Henderson, MPH, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

10:15 AM: Audience Questions and Comments

   Lead Question: Don McCanne, MD, Physicians for a National Health Program, San Juan Capistrano, California

10:20 AM The Primary Care Physician Pipeline, Part V:  (Roundtable Discussion) “Locating Sites of Training to Influence the Geographic Distribution of Physicians: Does the Strategy Work?”

   Daniel M. Webster, MD, Michigan State University, Traverse City           

   John Testerman, MD, PhD, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California

10:45 AM: Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Mitch Kasovac, DO, A. T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona

10:50 AM:  “The Heritage of the General Hospital: The Changing Role of Family  Medicine in a “Provider of Last Resort”

   Asma Jafri, MD; San Joaquin General Hospital, Stockton, California

   Ramiro Zuniga, MD, San Joaquin General Hospital, Stockton, California

   Rick Flinders, MD, Santa Rosa Family Medicine, Santa Rosa, California

11:15 AM: Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Hector Flores, MD, White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles

11:25 AM: Primary Health Care Access in the Current Environment: A discussion of ideas raised at the conference

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

   David F. Squire, MPA, Utah Medical Education Council, Salt Lake City

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

11:45 AM: Summary of Conference Themes

    Kevin Haughton, MD, Providence Health Systems, Olympia, Washington

12:00 PM Adjournment of Conference