IHA Summer Leadership Forum: EngagedMD
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Physicians, nurses, CEOs, CNOs, COOs.
The Iowa Hospital Physician Leaders Forum is IHA’s event for employed physicians to support the alignment of physicians and IHA member hospitals and health systems. This is an opportunity for physicians to gain knowledge in support of their health care leadership roles.
The Case for Empathy: Improving the Patient-Clinician Experience, One Encounter at a Time
Laurie Drill-Mellum, MD
Clinicians who are able to communicate well with their patients and team members may improve the patient experience, clinical outcomes and teamwork and reduce the risk of malpractice claims. This presentation will include a discussion of techniques and skills that may be of help in improving the patient and clinician experience as well as resources for further learning and assistance.
Pritpal Tamber, MD
Dr. Pritpal Tamber has reviewed more than 1,600 innovations. That experience convinced him that most “innovation” in health is going to have little impact on the communities most in need. In this roundtable discussion, hear what Dr. Tamber has learned from practitioners working in difficult social environments – such as poverty and exclusion – to positively influence the health of the community.
Laurie Drill-Mellum, MD
CMO, MMIC, Minneapolis, MN
Dr. Drill-Mellum joined MMIC in 2012 as the company’s first chief medical officer. Previously, she practiced emergency medicine at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minneapolis for 21 years where she held roles as both chief of the medical staff as well as medical director of the emergency department. Dr. Drill-Mellum is a Fellow and a board-certified emergency medicine physician member of the American College of Emergency Physicians. She also completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Drill-Mellum attended the University of Minnesota Medical School, where she also obtained a master’s degree in public health. She is a graduate of the emergency medicine residency program at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Pritpal Tamber, MD
Co-Founder and CEO, Bridging Health & Community, London, England
Dr. Tamber is co-founder and CEO of Bridging Health & Community, a Seattle-based nonprofit dedicated to transforming how to approach health so that it goes beyond health care and public health to include fostering the “agency” of a community. Dr. Tamber is the former physician editor of TEDMED. Through that role, he became convinced current efforts in health innovation will fail to meaningfully impact population health or health equity. Dr. Tamber is the former medical director of Map of Medicine, a company that produces clinical pathways to improve the flow of patients through health care systems. He’s also the former editorial director for Medicine for BioMed Central, the company that disrupted academic publishing by making open access commercially sustainable.
Relevant to the content of this CME activity, they speakers indicated they have no financial relationships with commercial interest companies to disclose.
Continuing Education Credit
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 3.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Iowa Hospital Association. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Other: This live activity is designated for 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.
- 3.00 AOA Category 2A
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 3.00 CE Contact Hours