23rd National Conference on Primary Health Care Access: Program of Plenary Sessions (Tuesday, April 17, 2012)

Conference Theme: “Realities and Illusions”

 Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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

   Vivace Restaurant – Lobby Level (conference registrants only)

An exterior view of the Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, California
An exterior view of the Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, California

8:10 AM – 12:00 PM Second Plenary Session

   Opening Statement of the Second Plenary Session by Session Moderator: Joshua Freeman, MD

8:20 AM: First Plenary Panel – “Student Interest in Famlly Medicine and Primary Care”

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

   Reactors:  Jimmy Hara, MD, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles

    Thomas J. Hansen, MD, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

 9:00 AM: Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Robert Ross, MD, M.Sc.Ed. Oregon Health Sciences University, Klamath Falls

 9:10 AM: Second Plenary Panel – “Integrating the Teaching of Primary Care Medicine with Public Health”

   Charles Q. North, MD, MS, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

   Sally Bachofer, MD, MS, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

9:30 AM:  Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Richard D. Clover, MD, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

9:35 AM Special Presentation: “Perspectives on Primary Health Care Access”

   J. Jerry Rodos, DO, DSc, Midwestern University, Matteson, Illinois

9:50 AM Audience Questions and Comments:

    Lead Question: Kevin Haughton, MD, Providence Health Systems, Olympia, Washington

9:55 AM Break

10:05 AM The Primary Care Physician Pipeline, Part 1: “Medical School Positions, Primary Care Residency Positions, and Unmet Need”

   William H. Burnett, Coastal Research Group, Granite Bay, California

   Anna Peck, Student Doctor Network and studentdoctor.net, Iowa City, Iowa

   To Be Announced

10:20 AM Audience Questions and Comments

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

10:25 AM: The Primary Care Physician Pipeline Part 2:

 “Geographic Decentralization of Medical Education into Community Health Centers: A.T. Still University College of Osteopathic Medicine”

   Mitchell Kasovac, DO, A. T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona

   Frederic N. Schwartz, DO, A. T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona

10:45 AM: Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: J. Scott Christman, Adventist Health Systems, Roseville, California

10:50 AM: The Primary Care Physician Pipeline, Part  3: “The Role of Graduates of Caribbean Medical Schools in Regional Physician Workforce Plans”

   Peter Broderick, MD, M.Ed., Valley Consortium for Medical Education, Modesto, California

11:05 AM: Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: Allan Wilke, MD, Ross University, Dominica, West Indies

11:10 AM: The Nineteenth Charles E. Odegaard Lecture

   James M. Herman, MD, MSPH, Penn State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania

11:40 AM: Audience Questions and Comments:

   Lead Question: William H. Burnett, Coastal Research Group, Granite Bay, California

 11:45 AM: Thought Provocateur #2 “Questioning the Present Health Care System through American Art”

        Cynthia Olsen, MD, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

12:00 Adjournment of the Second Plenary Session