The 24th National Conference's Third Day Program – April 10, 2013

 

For the previous days, see:  The 24th National Conference’s First Day Program – April 8, 2013 and The 24th National Conference’s Second Day Program – April 9, 2013.

A view of the Grand Hyatt Kaua'i from the lower lawns
A view of the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i from the lower lawns

The 24th National Conference on Primary Health Care Access, to be held April 8-11, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i, begins on Monday April 8. The theme of the National Conference isWhat Has Changed. 

Conference registration includes four night’s accommodation at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i, beginning April 7, 2013,  the night before the first National Conference session.

[For further information on the National Conference, see: The 24th National Conference on Primary Health Care Access at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i April 7-11, 2013.]

A view of the lower pools
A view of the lower pools with the South Pacific beyond

Each morning will begin with assigned breakfast breakout groups at 6:30 a.m.  in the beautiful surroundings of Dondero’s Restaurant, with its magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean.

Each breakout group will be led by a Fellow or Senior Fellow of the National Conferences, and each will  have an assigned discussion topic on issues of health care access and health care reform.

Both the topics for discussion and the questions and the notes on each discussion developed by each breakout group’s designated scribe will be posted on this website.

The Third Day’s Plenary Sessions

Wednesday morning’s begin with a description of the United States Army’s incorporation of ideas of the primary care medical home into the Army’s health care delivery system. Lieutenant Command Lee Burnett, DO, a fellow of the National Conferences, who is a Brigade Surgeon for the Army’s elite 82nd Airborne paratroopers, will present the Soldier Centered Medical Home. [See 24th National Conference: Dr. Lee Burnett to Discuss the Soldier Centered Medical Home.]

A view of the Hyatt Regency Kaua'i from Kaneole Point
A view of the Hyatt Regency Kaua’i from the hills above Shipwreck Beach

Following Dr Burnett’s presentation, an update on the innovative initiative in of the A. T. Still University/School of Osteopathic Medicine of Arizona, will be made by the college’s associate dean, Frederic Schwartz, DO.  That program decentralizes undergraduate and postgraduate medical education into participating community health centers [See 24th National Conference Theme Presentation: An Update on the ATSU-SOMA Distributed Teaching Health Center.]

 The next presentation is a three person panel from Kalamazoo, Michigan, reporting on new efforts to simultaneously create a new medical school at Western Michigan University while creating a new family medicine residency pathway in the recently expanded Family Health Center, an FQHC. [See  24th National Conference: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Family Health Center Report on a Community-Based Medical Education Project.]

Participating in the panel will be Allan Wilke, MD of the Western Michigan University School of Medicine, a Senior Fellow of the National Conferences, and also Denise Crawford, the Chief Executive Officer of Family Health Center, and the FQHC’s medical director, Carol Wilson Safford, MD.

Another view of the Gramd Hyatt pools bordering the South Pacific
Another view of the Gramd Hyatt pools bordering the South Pacific

A report from California will follow, in which initiatives of California’s Statewide Area Health Education Center are described that encourage the development of physician training linkages between California community health centers and primary care residency and other health professions training program in various parts of the state.

The Statewide AHEC program will be described by Virginia Fowkes, FNP, MHS, of Stanford University, a Senior Fellow of the National Conferences. Joining her will be Doctors Colin Kopes-Kerr of Vallejo and Jennifer Wu, MD, MSEd of the University of California, San Diego.

The morning’s last presentation is the 19th J. Jerry Rodos Lecture, to be prsented by Robert Maudlin, a Fellow of the National Conferences. Dr Maudlin is with the Providence Health Systems in Spokane. [See 24th National ConferenceDr Robert Maudlin to be 19th J. Jerry Rodos Lecturer.]

 

 

  

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013

6:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Assigned Breakfast Breakout Groups

8:15 AM – 8:20 AM

Introduction to the Day’s Themes

Moderator: Marc E. Babitz, MD

Utah Department of Health

Salt Lake City, Utah

8:20 AM – 8:45 AM

The Soldier Centered Medical Home

Lieutenant Colonel Lee Burnett, DO

82nd Airborne, Fourth Brigade

Fort Bragg, North Carolina

8:45 AM – 8:50 AM

Audience Questions and Comments

Lead Question: Charles Q. North, MD, MS

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico

8:50 AM – 9:15 AM

Integrating DO Residents into Network of FQHCs

Frederic N. Schwartz, DO

A T Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Mesa, Arizona

9:15 AM – 9:20 AM

Audience Questions and Comments

Lead Question: Mark Clasen, MD, Ph.D.

Wright State University

Dayton, Ohio

9:20 AM – 9: 55 AM

Strategic Reforms: Integration with Teaching Health Centers

Denise R. Crawford, EMBA, MSW

Carol Wilson Saffold, MD

Family Health Center

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Allan Wilke, MD, MA

Western Michigan University School of Medicine

Kalamazoo, Michigan

9:55 AM – 10:05 AM

Audience Questions and Comments

Lead Question: Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Wright State University

Dayton, Ohio

10:05 AM-10:20 AM

Break

10:20 AM- 11:00 AM

Strategic Reforms: Integrating FMRs, CHCs through AHECs in California

Virginia Fowkes, FNP, MHS

Stanford University

Palo Alto, California

Colin Kopes-Kerr, MD

Peach Tree Health Care

Marysville, California

Jennifer Wu, MD, MSEd

University of California

San Diego, California

11:00 AM – 11:05 AM

Audience Questions and Comments

Lead Question: James M. Herman, MD, MSPH

Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, Pennsylvania

11:05 AM – 11:35 AM

The 19th J. Jerry Rodos Lecture

Robert Maudlin, Pharm. D.

Providence Health Systems

Spokane, Washington

11:35 AM – 11:45 AM

Audience Questions and Comments

Lead Question: Kevin M. Haughton, MD

Providence Health Systems

Olympia, Washington

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

24th National Conference as a Whole: Reactions and Discussion of Morning’s Presentations

Moderator: Marc E. Babitz, MD

Utah Department of Health

Salt Lake City, Utah

 

For the program of the fourth conference day, see: The 24th National Conference’s Fourth Day Program – April 11, 2013