24th National Conference: Dr Robert Maudlin to be 19th J. Jerry Rodos Lecturer

Dr Robert Maudlin; Providence Health Systems, Spokane, Washington
Dr Robert Maudlin; Providence Health Systems, Spokane, Washington

The J. Jerry Rodos Lectures (established in 1995) center on the subjects of community-based medical education and practice and the amelioration of health care disparities.

The 2013 Rodos Lecturer will be Robert Mauldin of Providence Health Systems, Spokane, Washington. His lecture will take place on April 10, 2013, on the third day of the 24th National Conference on Primary Health Care Access, held at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i, Koloa, Kaua’i, Hawai’i.

Dr Maudlin, who is closely associated with the concept of the Rural Training Track for family medicine residents planning rural practices, will provide his current thinking on the subject on innovations in graduate medical education.

The previous Rodos Lecturers have been Doctors Thomas W. Allen of the Oklahoma State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine and Marc E. Babitz of the University of Utah; and Bruce Behringer of East Tennessee State University;

Also, Doctors Richard Clover of the University of Louisville; Gayle Dine’Chacon, University of New Mexico Center for Native American Health, Albuquerque; Roxanne Fahrenwald of Montana Family Medicine; Hector Flores of White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles; Count D. Gibson, Jr. of Stanford University; Mitchell Kasovac, of the A T Still University, Mesa, Arizona; and Gary LeRoy of the West Dayton Community Health Center and Wright State University, Dayton;

Also, Doctors Sandral Hullett of Cooper Green Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama; Kenneth Moritsugu, Deputy Surgeon General, Bethesda, Maryland; Neal A. Palafox of the University of Hawai’i, Mililani; Michael Prislin of the University of California, Irvine; Robert Ross of the Oregon Health Sciences University/Cascades East Family Medicine, Klamath Falls, Oregon; David Sundwall, Director of the Utah Department of Public Health; and Jonathan Weisbuch, former Director of the Maricopa County/Phoenix Department of Public Health.