2017 Summer Symposium

July 27-29, 2016 @ The Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel

Click HERE to register for the Summer Symposium! 

Meeting Location 
Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel
15 E Liberty, Savannah, GA 31401

Faculty and Topics
William “Rod” Baird, MS
President, Geriatric Practice Management, LLC
Topic: MIPS – Recapping 2017, and Previewing 2018 Strategies

John Banja, PhD
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Medical Ethicist, Center for Ethics
Director, Ethics Session: Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Emory Center for Ethics
Topic: Speaking Up in Health Care

Michael Banov, MD
Northwest Behavioral Medicine
Topic: Prevalence of Supplement Use

Alex Bardakh
Director of Public Policy & Advocacy
The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
Topic: Federal Policy Updates

Frank Curvin, MD
Georgia Long Term Care & Consulting, PC
Topic: Palliative Care

Mary Evans, MD, CMD, CWSP
Division Medical Director
Sava SeniorCare
Topic: Stressful Management of Pressure Injuries and Their QMs

Ron Feldman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Emory University School of Medicine
Topic: Autoimmune Skin Diseases

Representative Betty Price, MD
GA-House of Representative – District 48
Topic: Advocacy at the State Level

Robert Reynolds, MD
Vice President, National Post Acute Services, Team Health
Chair, AMDA Practice Management Section
Topic: Value Based Purchasing – What’s the Big Deal?

Laura Scorr, MD
Faculty, Emory University School of Medicine
Topic: Introduction to Movement Disorders: Clinical Features and Treatment Approach

Thursday, July 27
6:00pm-7:00pm – GA GAPNA Welcome Reception

Friday, July 28
8:00am-9:00am: Registration/Check-in/Breakfast/Exhibitor Visitation
9:00am-11:15am: Educational Program
11:15am-11:45am: Break & Exhibit Visitation
11:45am-12:45pm: Educational Program
12:45pm-1:45pm:  Walking Lunch & Exhibit Visitation
1:45pm – 6:00pm: Educational Program
6:00pm: Adjourn
6:00pm – 7:00pm: Reception with Exhibitor

Saturday, July 29 
8:00am-9:00am: Breakfast/Exhibit Visitation
9:00am-10:15am: Educational Program
10:15am-10:30am: GMDA Annual Business Meeting
10:30am-11:00am: Break & Exhibit Visitation
11:00am-1:00pm: Educational Program
1:00pm-2:30pm: Product Theater Lunch
2:30pm-4:00pm: Educational Program
4:00pm: Adjourn

*NEW TO 2017: There will be NO Educational Program on Sunday. All CME/CE will be on Friday and Saturday. 

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association and Georgia Medical Directors Association. The Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certified Medical Directors (CMD) Credits
This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 5.75 management hours and 5clinical hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.


 Questions? Email Anita Amin at anita@associationstrategygroup.us