The FSPHP 30th Anniversary Conference: 
Leading the Way in Physician Health

Conference Agenda
As of 12.27.19. Agenda Subject to Change

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

4:00pm - 6:00pm Exhibitor Check-in & Set-up
5:00pm - 7:00pm Board of Directors Meeting
(Open to FSPHP Board of Directors)


Thursday, April 30, 2020

8:00am - 10:00am Exhibitor Check-in & Set-up
9:00am - 11:00am Pre-Conference Workshop 
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing for Physician Health Program Staff
Lisa Merlo, PhD, MPE
11:30am Attendee Registration Opens
11:30am Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00pm - 1:30pm Silent Auction Items Open for Bidding
Luncheon FOR ALL -  Meet and Greet Exhibitors 
Open Seating & Committee Meeting Tables Available
12:30pm - 1:30pm FSPHP Committee Meetings Co-occurring with Luncheon 
  Research Committee
  ACE Committee
  Nominating Committee

1:30pm - 2:15pm Welcome and Introductions
Linda Bresnahan, MS, FSPHP Executive Director

FSPHP & Physician Health Update 
Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM, FSPHP President
 2:15pm - 3:15pm  General Session I 

Multiple Pathways to Recovery with Mutual Help Groups 
Keith Humphreys, PhD

3:15pm - 3:45pm Break with Exhibitors
3:45pm - 5:00pm General Session II
Restoring the Art of Medicine – The Power of Physician Wellness
"Side Effects" - A Play Written and Performed by Michael Milligan
6:00pm - 8:30pm Silent Auction Dinner




Welcome Remarks by Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM, FSPHP President and 
Martha Brown, MD Program Planning Committee Chair
Welcome and Introductions of Exhibitors

Silent Bidding Closes and Winners Announced


Friday, May 1, 2020

6:30am - 7:15am Walk the Wharf
7:30am - 8:30am Open Mutual Support Meeting
All are welcome
7:30am - 9:00am Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00am - 8:30am Gentle Mindfulness Meditation
Facilitated by Doina Lupea, MD, MHSc
9:00am - 9:45am General Session III 
What Can Working in Professional Assistance with Federal Judges Teach Us about the Essential Nature of Our Work in PHPs?
Michael Gendel, MD; Honorable Marcia Krieger, JD
10:00am - 10:30am

New FSPHP Member Meeting
A meeting of new members to review FSPHP membership goals, and meet and greet each other. 
Facilitated by Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM, Chris Bundy, MD,MPH, Brad Hall, MD, DABAM and FSPHP Board Members
Special Thanks to the FSPHP Diamond & Emerald Exhibitors

PHP Peer Support Group - A Support Group Style Meeting
PHP Directors, Case Managers and Staff are invited to discuss stressors and strains of PHP work including difficult conversations. 
Co-Facilitated by Maureen Dinnan, Esq. and Penny Ziegler, MD

Breakout Session:
Lessons from the Physician Health Program for Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Implementing Innovations for Aftercare Recovery Support and Monitoring to Attain Five-Year Recovery
Caroline DuPont, MD; Daniel Angres, MD

10:30am - 11:00am 

Break with Exhibitors

11:00am - 12:00pm

Breakout Session A
Implementation of a Structured Suicide Risk Assessment Protocol for PHP Referrals and Participants
Lisa Merlo, PhD, MPE; Alexis Polles, MD; Kim Simon, MPPA

Breakout Session B
PHP Fundraising Stories:  Lessons Learned in Leveraging Resources
Speakers will share their examples and invite attendees to engage in dialogue about impactful fundraising strategies 
Kristi Plotner, LCSW; Heather Wilson, MSW, CFRE, CAE

Breakout Session C
Improving Self-Awareness to Support Case Management Strategies Among PHPs: The Benefits of Personality Awareness and Mindfulness
Maggie Miller Tipton, PsyD; Greg Gable, PsyD; Kathy Moore, LPC

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch with the Exhibitors

1:00pm - 2:00pm

General Session IV
How To Establish Trust and Credibility With Your State Medical Board
Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM; Lynn Hankes, MD; P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM, DABAM; Reeves Johnson, MD; Scott Hambleton, MD, DFASAM

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Breakout Session A
Imaging Biomarker for Addiction Treatment Outcome Study
Osama Abulseoud, MD; Elliot Stein, PhD

Breakout Session B
Female Physicians with Substance Use Disorders: Outcomes and Challenges
Fran Langdon, MD; Greg Skipper, MD; Maureen O'Grady, BS

Breakout Session C
Preparing for PEER: How Soft is Your Underbelly?
Laura Moss, MD; Chris Bundy, MD, MPH; Shea Scheuler, MA, LMFTA, CDP

3:00pm - 3:15pm  Break with Exhibitors
3:30pm - 4:30pm General Session V
Drug Testing in PHPs: The Nexus Between Toxicological Possibility and Reasonable Clinical Certainty
Gary Reisfield, MD; Scott Teitelbaum, MD; Joe Jones, PhD, NRCC-TC
4:45pm - 5:30pm

Breakout Session A
"Unretirement”: PHP Role with Physicians who are Reinventing Retirement
Doina Lupea, MD; Maureen Dinnan, JD

Breakout Session B
Recovery for Children of Healthcare Professionals through IDAA: The Jerry Moe Program
Penelope Ziegler, MD; Jerry Moe, MA

Breakout Session C
Gambling Disorders: A Problem Hiding in Plain Sight
George Brenner, LCSW, LMFT, LCAC

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Reception with Poster Symposiums
Refreshments will be served.

Promoting a Healthy Workforce:  Development and Implementation of a Statewide Program for Medical Student Well-Being
Alexis Polles, MD; Lisa Merlo, PhD, MPE

Availability of Educational Services Among State Physician Health Programs
Erin Caulder, BS; Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, FSM, FACP

Trends in Fitness-for-Duty Referrals
Alistair James Finlayson, MD, MMHC

Treating Trauma in Physicians with Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders
Robyn Hacker, PhD, LP; Jason Sapp, DO

Confidentiality is Key: The Trials and Triumphs of Safe Haven in Colorado
Sarah Early, PsyD; Amanda Kimmel, MPA

What Can the Seven Dwarves Tell Us About Professionalism Issues
Betsy Williams, PdD, MPH; Dillon Welindt; Phil Flanders, PdD

Using Logic Models to Stay Out of the Danger Zone
Betsy Williams, PdD, MPH; Dillon Welindt; Phil Flanders, PdD

Helping the Helpers: PHP Support of Community Addiction Physicians Who Relapse
Lisa Lefebvre, MD; Jon Novick, MD

"I Could Have Done More to Save Her Medical License" - An Early-Career Psychiatrist's Confession
Jagdeep Kaur, MD

"Rewrite the Stars": How PHPs Enhance Recovery and Foster Resiliency
Ruchi Mishra Fitzgerald, MD

7:00pm - 8:30pm

FSPHP Board Meeting & Committee Chairs Dinner
(Open to Board of Directors and Committee Chairs)


 Saturday, May 2, 2020

  Posters available for viewing all day.
6:30am - 7:15am Walk the Wharf
7:00am - 8:00am  Open Mutual Support Meeting
All are welcome
7:00am - 9:30am Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30am - 8:00am Gentle Mindfulness Meditation
8:30am - 9:30am General Session VI  

9:45am - 11:00am General Session VII: Joint FSMB and FSPHP Session
Speakers TBA
11:15am - 11:30am Break with the Exhibitors
11:30am - 12:30pm Breakout Session A

Psychosis and the Physician:  Standards for Assessment and Care
Scott Stacy, PsyD; John Whipple, MD; Tatum Siebert, PsyD

Understanding the Importance of Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea in Addicted Healthcare Professionals with Respect to Occupational Safety and Relapse Risks

Brad Sokal, PhD; Don Cornelius, MD; Michael Wilkerson, MD; Joseph Schumacher, PhD

Breakout Session B
Challenges in Navigating Disability Discrimination and Privacy Laws in Addressing Physician Health
Richard Barton, Esq.; Natalie Mueller, Esq.; Julian Lean, Esq.; Rachael Harrington, Esq.

Breakout Session C
How to Give Your PHP a Voice
Shea Scheuler, MA, LMFTA, CDP; Amanda Kimmel, MPA; Joe Jordan, PhD

Building Bridges to Spread the Message on PHPs and Physician Well-being
Erin Caulder, BS; Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, FHM, FACP

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch with the Exhibitors
1:30pm - 2:45pm FSPHP Regional Member Meetings
(Open to FSPHP State, Associate, Honorary, International, Individual and Organizational Members)
  Western Region
  Southeast Region
  Northeast Region
  Central Region
2:45pm - 3:00pm Member Photo 
3:00pm - 5:00pm FSPHP Annual Business Meeting
(Open to FSPHP State, Associate, Honorary and International Members)
5:00pm - 5:15pm FSPHP Board of Directors Meeting
(Open to FSPHP Board of Directors)
Bus Departs Hotel at the Kettner Entrance on the Lobby Level
Social Event & Dinner at Sea World San Diego
Dinner and roundtrip transportation included. Tickets are $75.


Sunday, May 3, 2020

7:30am - 8:30am Open Mutual Support Meeting
7:30am - 9:00am Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30am - 9:00am Recognition of Diamond & Emerald Exhibitors; Exhibitor Drawings
9:00am - 10:00am General Session VIII 
How Leaders Can Use Participatory Management Skills to Take Care of Their Teams: The Rationale, Applications, and Live Demonstration 
Diana Dill, EdD; Chris Bundy, MD, MPH
10:00am - 10:30am     Break
10:30am - 11:45am General Sessions IX 
Media Session
Speaker(s) TBA
11:45am - 12:30pm General Sessions X
Title to be announced
Guest Speakers
12:30pm Closing Remarks
12:30pm - 1:00pm Exhibitor Session