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2021 FSPHP Annual Education Conference & Business Meeting

Thursday, April 29 - Sunday, May 2, 2021 
Minneapolis Marriott City Center,  Minneapolis, MN


WE CAN'T WAIT UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN!  

The FSPHP would like to invite you to attend the 2021 FSPHP Annual Education Conference & Business Meeting on Thursday, April 29 - Sunday, May 2, 2021 in Minneapolis, MN.  Our annual conference is attended by over 250 state physician health program administrators, care providers, and allied health professionals dedicated to the mission of the FSPHP and its member state programs. This is a unique opportunity to network with professionals dedicated to issues of physician well-being, including the treatment of substance use disorders and mental illness facing physicians and other licensed healthcare professionals in the United States, Canada, and other parts of the world.
The FSPHP is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to provide a forum for education and exchange of information among state physician health programs; to develop common objectives and goals; to develop guidelines; to enhance awareness of issues related to physician health and impairment; to provide advocacy for physicians and their health issues at local, state, and national levels; and to assist state programs in their quest to protect the public. Our mission is to support physician health programs in improving the health of medical professionals, thereby contributing to quality patient care.   

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Networking Opportunities with leaders in the field of professional health & well-being
  • Large exhibitor space with all meal functions with attendees
  • Interactive general and breakout sessions each day to highlight the essentials of physician health programs
  • Emphasis on Panel Presentations
  • Daily Mutual Support Groups
  • Daily Gentle Mindfulness Meditation
  • Poster Symposiums & Reception
  • Saturday Night Social & Dinner

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY
Board of Directors Meeting
Exhibitor Registration & Setup

THURSDAY
OPENING DAY  
  
Preconference Session
Registration/Exhibits Open
Luncheon
General Sessions
Committee Meetings
Silent Auction Dinner 

FRIDAY  
Mutual Support Meeting
Gentle Mindfulness Meditation
New Member Meeting
General & Breakout Sessions
Poster Symposiums & Reception
Board & Committee Chair Dinner 
SATURDAY
Mutual Support Meeting
FSPHP/FSMB Joint Session
FSPHP Regional Member Meetings 
Annual Business Member Meeting
Social Event & DinnerSUNDAY
General & Breakout Sessions
Exhibitor Drawings & Closing Remarks 
 

FUN FACTS ABOUT MINNEAPOLIS!

  • Minnesota is home to 10,000 lakes! 

  • The famous - Minneapolis Skyway, is a 7 mile indoor pedestrian walkway system that links downtown building.

  • Prince was born and raised in Minneapolis-in the late 1970s, he pioneered what music magazines would soon dub the “Minneapolis sound”—a hybrid of R&B, funk, rock, pop, and new wave.\

  • The Mall of America is one of the largest malls in America

  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show was based on the life of a 30-year-old woman from Minneapolis.

  • 11 acres of more than 40 permanent art installations, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is the largest urban sculpture garden in the country. 

  • The greater Twin Cities area has one of the highest concentrations of Fortune 500 Companies in the country. 17 corporate behemoths—including Target, Best Buy, General Mills, and Land O’Lakes—currently call the region home.

  • The Mississippi River stretches from northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. While many urban areas lie along the river's expanse, St. Paul boasts more city shoreline along the Mississippi than any other city. 

  • St. Paul is home to Summit Avenue, the country's longest preserved avenue of Victorian houses and buildings. The street is lined with giant, Gilded Age homes, including 36,000-square-foot mansion of James J. Hill, who was once the richest man in Minnesota. 

  • Peanuts creator Charles Shulz was born in Minneapolis and grew up in St. Paul. As a teenager in Minnesota, Schulz drew his very first published illustration—a picture of his dog, Spike, which he submitted to Ripley's Believe It or Not!

 

Minneapolis Skyway

Spoon Bridge - Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

 Minnehaha Falls


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QUESTIONS OR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Sandra Savage: [email protected]; Linda Bresnahan: [email protected]