Medical Directors Symposium

As of January 16, 2018

Sunday, March 11, 2018

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Registration & Networking Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Up, Out, & Across: The Medical Director’s Role in Promoting Medical Rehabilitation

Sally Brooks, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Kindred Rehabilitation Services
Adam R. Silverman, MD, FACP, Vice President, Population Health, Saint Francis Healthcare Partners

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Medical Necessity: Creating a Game Plan That Will Result in a Winning Season

Jane Snecinski, MBA, FACHE, President, Post Acute Advisors 

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM


2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Optimizing Patient Access to Medical Rehabilitation: Effective Prior Authorization and Managed Care Interactions

Sally Brooks, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Kindred Rehabilitation Services

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Connecting Patients to Policy: Leadership Through Advocacy

Dexanne B. Clohan, MD, Consultant on Quality in Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Former Chief Medical Officer, Encompass Health (formerly HealthSouth)

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM


4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

New Program Spotlight: Inpatient Rehabilitation for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Bruce Pomeranz, MD, MMM, Senior Medical Director, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Medical Rehabilitation in a Changing Landscape: Growing Pains and Ways to Grow (Panel Discussion)

Includes Medical Director Symposium speakers and
Dr. Bruce M. Gans, Chief Medical Director, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, National Medical Director, Select Medical


6:30 PM – 8:30 PM


Drinks and appetizers available to conference attendees

Monday, March 12, 2018

8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

The Medical Directors Symposium includes Monday, March 12, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM programming of the AMRPA Spring Conference Leadership Forum. For the latest Leadership Forum agenda, please visit this page.