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CONFERENCE AGENDA 
SPEAKER INFORMATION
EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Please join other state physician health program administrators, care providers, and allied health professionals dedicated to the mission of the FSPHP and its member state programs for over three days of education, interaction, information and opportunity.

The format delivery will be different but the conference agenda will continue to include thought-provoking sessions, networking opportunities, social engagement, and access to information on industry related services - all focused on supporting professionals dedicated to issues of physician well-being, including the treatment of substance use disorders and mental illness facing physicians and other healthcare professionals.

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.   

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The American Society of Addiction Medicine and The Federation of State Physician Health Programs (FSPHP). The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 


JOIN US AS WE EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS AND RISE ABOVE OUR CHALLENGES!

  • Connect with leaders in the field of professional health and well-being
  • Interact with exhibitors before, during and after the event via virtual exhibitor booths
  • Network live with MORE attendees than ever before
  • Engage in general and breakout sessions with experts including Q&A, Chat, Gaming & Polls
  • Attende the Poster Symposiums Showcase with recorded informative sessions
  • Schedule and attend live networking breakouts
  • Participate in Peer Support Meetings & Silent Auction

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

  • Develop evidence-based strategies and peer support resources to prevent healthcare professional burnout and decrease risk of suicide.
  • Utilize and integrate outcomes of mental, behavioral health and addiction services provided by Physician Health Programs to reduce conditions related to job stress.
  • Incorporate current methods to reduce barriers for health care professionals seeking support for their well-being and health including improvements in safe-haven legislation, rules, and regulations such as peer review, 42CFR, ADA, and HIPAA.
  • Manage changes in licensure and/or credentialing which increases privacy of health information while balancing the role of patient safety.
  • Critically review and analyze health care professional cases to improve best practices for identifying the prevalence, nature, and differential diagnosis of health care professionals at risk of substance use disorders.
  • Examine key sources of stress and apply a strengths-based approach to improve fulfillment and well-being in health care professionals and organizations.
  • Apply Physician Health Programs’ data-driven models which match the health care professionals' needs for evaluation, referral, treatment, and/or monitoring when issues of aging, professional boundaries, and determining fitness for duty are required.

All speakers are asked to explore the impact of COVID-19 and topics on diversity, equality, and inclusion in relation to the health and well-being of health care professionals.


REGISTRATION INFORMATION

REGISTRATION FEES
The FSPHP 2021 Virtual Education Conference & Annual Business Meeting registration fee includes participation and access to all sessions and presentations, virtual exhibit hall, Silent Auction and all other conference related events. Access to the virtual conference platform will begin approximately one month prior to the conference dates and will remain live and accessible to registrants for no less than one year after the event. 

 

Members

Non-Members

Residents & 
Fellows*

Students**

Registration rec’d on/by February 28, 2021 

$450

$550 $200 $175

Registrations rec’d March 1 – 19, 2021 

$500 $600 $250 $225

Registrations rec’d after March 19, 2021 

$550 $650 $300 $275

*Residents & Fellows must submit a letter from their training program in order to receive the resident rate. 
**Student rate available to the first 25 graduate or medical students.
Email Sandra Savage at [email protected] for more information and to receive a discount code.

CANCELLATION POLICY & DEADLINES:

  • Full refund minus $50.00 processing fee: February 28, 2021
  • 50% refund minus $50.00 processing fee: March 19, 2021
  • No Refunds after March 19, 2021
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The FSPHP 2021 Virtual Education Conference & Annual Business Meeting program is designed for:

  • physicians of all specialties
  • physician assistants
  • psychologists
  • attorneys
  • program developers
  • physical therapists
  • case managers
  • nurses
  • licensed social workers
  • toxicologists
  • scientific researchers
  • clinical coordinators involved in physician and professional health programs

SPECIAL VIRTUAL EVENTS

DAILY OPENING MIXERS
Each conference day will begin with an opening mixer that will encourage engagement and interactivity. 

POSTER PRESENTATION SYMPOSIUM SHOWCASE
April 8, 2021 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm EST

You do not want to miss the ever-growing FSPHP Poster Presentation Symposium Showcase on April 8, 2021 at 5:00-630pm EST. You will have the opportunity to vote for FSPHP Excellence in Research Poster Symposium Award.  Posters will be able for viewing before, during and after the conference.

OPEN MUTUAL SUPPORT & GENTLE MINDFULNESS MEDITATION
Be sure to make the time for you and your mental health.  Attend the Virtual Open Mutual Support Meetings and Virtual Gentle Mindfulness Meditation events on the mornings of April 8 and April 15.

FSPHP ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
April 29, 2021 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm EST
Open to FSPHP State, Associate, Honorary, and International Members
A separate RSVP on the conference registration form is required.


 

PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE

Martha Brown, MD, Co-Chair Professionals Resource Network, Inc.
Doris Gundersen, MD, Co-Chair  Colorado Physician Health Program
Terrance Bedient, FACHE Committee for Physician Health - Medical Society of NY
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM Washington Physician Health Program
 Mary Ellen Caiati, MD Colorado Physician Health Program
 Dianne Gay Georgia Professional Health Program
 P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program
Scott Hambleton, MD, DFASAM Mississippi Physician Health Program
Philip Hemphill, PhD Tulane University
Amanda Kimmel, MPA Colorado Physician Health Program
Robin McCown Georgia Professional Health Program, Inc.
Ben Seymour, CADC, CIP Idaho Physician Recovery Network
Sara Shelton Georgia Professional Health Program
Craig Uthe, MD Midwest Health Management Services, LLC
Linda Bresnahan, MS FSPHP, Executive Director
Sandra Savage FSPHP, Membership & Meeting Coordinator

 


QUESTIONS OR FURTHER INFORMATION

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