Albemarle County Medical Society

September General Meeting

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Date(s) - 09/12/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Date: Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Colonnade Club, UVA E-Garden Room

The Hotel E is one of the original structures of Jefferson’s historic academical village. It is on the south end of the West Range, next to Garrett Hall and the Ampitheater. The Garden Room is on the first floor of Hotel E. Here is a link with more information and a map of the location.

PARKING: There is no available event parking at the Club. We recommend using the Central Grounds Garage at the University Bookstore on Emmet Street, which is a short walk away, or coordinating other arrangements through the UVA Department of Parking and Transportation at (434) 924-7231. Please contact the Club office if you have any special needs.

TOPIC: Making Change Happen: Advancing Patient-Centered Health Care in Virginia


Speaker: Richard A. Szucs, MD, MSV President

Overview
The medical community must be kept at the center of medicine. Through year-round advocacy, physicians can work together to effectively engage in collaborative efforts that apply leadership skills and principles to address health care challenges facing legislation. Physicians will learn how to use these principles to advocate strategically and support effective policies.

Objectives

Review current legislation impacting the practice of medicine in Virginia and highlight specific tactics that helped pass or avert key issues facing the practice of medicine.

Describe MSV’s role in advocacy and policy.

Describe/discuss the advocacy process within the Medical Society of Virginia.

Explain strategies for effective advocacy and opportunities for involvement.

Identify areas for collaborative teamwork, leadership, and action needed to advance quality health care throughout Virginia among the physician community.

Speaker Disclosure: Richard A. Szucs, MD does not have any personal or professional financial relationships with commercial entities producing healthcare goods and/or services.
Planning Committee: The ACMS planning committee does not have any personal or professional financial relationships with commercial entities producing healthcare goods and/or services.
Faculty and staff of the University of Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education do not have any personal or professional financial relationships with commercial entities producing healthcare goods and/or services.

RSVP to 434-305-6733 or ACMSExecutiveSecretary@gmail.com by September 9rd, 2019 if attending (specify if not dining) Guests & spouses welcome – $55 payable at meeting. The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of (1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards (1) hours of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM) to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains records of participation for six years.

CE Activity Code: To be emailed out after meeting

To claim your credit, please go to www.cmevillage.com (SCROLL DOWN if using a smart phone or choose ‘button’ on homepage if using a computer or tablet) and choose “Online Evaluations-Credits’ and log in using the correct CE activity code- and complete the evaluation. Enter 1.00 as the number of credits/hours for this conference

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