Schedule of Events

Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Breakfast & Registration

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.


James C. Leonard, MD

President & CEO, The Carle Foundation

Keynote #1:  The Quality-Cost Interface in the Era of Health Care Reform

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Kenneth E. Wood, DO

Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Chief Clinical Officer, University of Maryland Medical Center; Associate Chief Medical Officer, University of Maryland Medical System; Director, Maryland Critical Care Network


Moderated Q & A by Mark Johnson, MD

Keynote #2:  How are Healthcare Systems Responsible for Outcomes and Cost of Care


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Robert Good, DO, MACOI

Chief Medical Officer, Health Alliance Medical Plans

April Vogelsang, RN, MS

Senior System Vice President, Chief Clinical Integration Officer; Health Alliance Medical Plans

Moderated Q & A by Amy E. Lee MBA, MBHA, MJ, CHC


11:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Breakout Session #1


11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Opioid Panel Discussion

Moderator: Robert Healy, MD, CPE, FACP
Panelists: Mehtab Mizan, MD; Elise Wessol, DO; Christopher Vetter, MD; Paul Schaap, MD; James Besante, MD

Healthy Beginnings Neighborhood Outreach: Reducing Disparity through Cross-Sector Partnerships

Speakers: Julianna Sellett, DNP, MBA, RN, CPHQ, CENP; Stephanie (Tess) Bailey, MD

Personalizing Care for Aging in Place

Speakers: Aimee Yu-Ballard, MD, PhD; Sabrina Khan, MD; Daniel Llano, MD, PhD; Erica Stevens, PharmD

Emerging Community Health Concerns: Vaccinations

Speakers: Kristin Metzler, RN; Awais Vaid, MBBS, MPH

Communication and Technology for Interprofessional Care

Moderator: Mark Johnson, MD
Panelists: Kate Maggio, AG-ACNP; Anthony Phan, DO; Dominique Ely, APRN; Elise Kim, PharmD; Amy Cook, RN, BSN, CMSRN


Primary Care Optimization Panel

Panelists: Aja Lystila, MD; Sally Salmons, MD, MBA; Pete Yunyongying, MD; Julie Swartz, PA-C

Grab Lunch

12:15 – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch & Keynote #3:  Employing Lifestyle Medicine Principles to Improve Value-Based Care

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.


Kiley Owen, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Clinical Decision Unit, Carle Foundation Hospital


Moderated Q & A by Linda Irle DNP, APRN, FNP


1:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Breakout Session #2

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.


Speakers: Juan J. Jimenez, MD; Robert Good, DO, MACOI

Mental Health First Aid

Speaker: Heather Hintz, LMHC

Opioid Narcan Demonstration

Speaker: William B. Weir, MD


New Frontiers in Surgery: Is the Robot Right for Your Patient?

Speaker: Uretz Oliphant, MD

Emerging Community Health Concerns: Vaping, Oral Cancer and Lung Nodules

Speakers: Rajul Gandhi, PharmD, MBA; Daniel Barnett, MD, PhD; Victoria Famuyide, DO, MBA


Digital Health Technologies

Speaker: Rakesh Mehta, RN, BSN, MBA, PGPMS, MS


2:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Breakout Session #3


2:30 – 3:15 p.m.


Lab Utilization: Using the “Choosing Wisely” Guidelines and Analytical Tools to Guide Physician Ordering Patterns

Speaker: Alastair Dunnett


​Antibiotic Stewardship

Speaker: Elias Woldegabriel, MD


Personalizing Care for End of Life

Moderator: Amy O’Dell, APRN

Panelists: Jackie Long, APRN; Cathy Bond, APRN; Sheila Gillette, APRN; Carol Schank, RN; Elizabeth Rieke, RN


Diabetes Integration

Speakers: Janya Swami, MD; Alana Scopal, MS, RD, LDN, CDE; Martha Trenkamp, RDN, LDN, CDE; Ann Garey, MSN, FNP, CDE, BC-ADM

Lifestyle Medicine: Transformative Care from Illness to Wellness

Speakers: Jennie Hsu-Lumetta, MD; Karen Wiarda, DO


A Value-Based Approach to Complex Clinical Conundrums

Speakers: Muhammad Aamir, MD; Mohammed (Isaac) Abu Zaanona, MD; Chriss Mulumba, MD; Riddhi Upadhyay, MD


3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Elizabeth Angelo, DNP, RN-BC, CPHQ, NEA-BC

Senior Vice President of Quality and Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Carle Foundation Hospital and Physician Group

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