Medical Directors Symposium Agenda

As of January 9th, 2019
Session titles subject to change.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

11:00 AM

Registration Opens

11:30 AM

Buffett Lunch Opens

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch Session: Executive Leadership Panel on Core Competencies and Skills for Rehabilitation Medical Directors
Bruce Gans, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, National Medical Director for Rehabilitation, Select Medical
Kent Riddle, CEO, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Bill Restum, PhD, Board of Directors, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

How Rehabilitation Physicians Can Avoid Staff Burnout
Carolyn Kinney, MD, Executive Director, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) 

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM 

Navigating Admissions: Working with Payers and Referrers 
Bob Krug, MD, President and CEO, Medical Director, PM&R Service Line, Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital
David Storto, President, Partners Continuing Care and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network 

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

The Role of the Medical Director Beyond the Walls of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital/Unit
Kerry Maher, MD, Medical Director of Admissions, VP of PM&R Consulting and Physician Relations, Brooks Rehabilitation
Bryan Murphy, MHA, BSN, Nurse Liason Manager, Brooks Rehabilitation

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM


3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Compliance and Regulatory Issues: Compliance Update for Inpatient Rehabilitation Physicians
Leela Baggett, JD, Associate, Powers Law Firm

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

The Medical Director's Role in Improving Quality of Care in Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals/Units
Karl Sandin, MD, President and Medical Director, Creighton University School of Medicine

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Connecting Policy to Patients through Advocacy: How to Talk to Your Representatives
Dexanne Clohan, MD, Former Chief Medical Officer, HealthSouth

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Medical Directors Symposium Reception

Drinks and appetizers will be available for conference attendees.

*The Medical Directors Symposium includes Monday, March 11, 8:00 am – 1:15 pm programming of the AMRPA Spring Conference Leadership Forum.