Medical Directors Symposium Agenda

As of March 6th, 2019
Session titles subject to change.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

11:00 AM
Salon 3 Foyer

Registration Opens

11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Buffet Lunch Opens

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ballroom Salon 3

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
Ballroom Salon 3

Getting to "Why?": Avoiding Burnout in PM&R
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 
Ballroom Salon 3

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
Ballroom Salon 3

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
Ballroom Salon 3

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

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Ballroom Salon 3

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
Ballroom Salon 3

Advocacy: What's the Matter?
Dexanne Clohan, MD, Former Chief Medical Officer, HealthSouth

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
GrandBallroom Foyer
& Salon 3 Foyer

 Spring Conference Opening Reception

Drinks and appetizers will be available for all conference attendees. Leadership Forum registrants are more than welcome!

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