Georgia Medical Director Association
in association with the
Georgia Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
JULY 16-18, 2021
or if you just cannot make it, sign up for LIVE ZOOM
With everyone - attendees and exhibitors - vaccinated we will relax and have fun, and of course, using common sense about distancing and hugging
Masks can be used anytime and especially outside our meeting space in the hotel and Savannah
Register and get your Savannah Hyatt Hotel rooms NOW. We expect an especially large turn-out because we are just tired of ZOOM
13.0 hours CME - CMD - ACPE - Ga NHA
PROGRAM (Updated Continually so check often)
Thursday, July 15
12:00pm - 3:00pm            PruittHealth Corporate Medical Director Meeting (invitation only)
4:00pm - 7:00pm               Ethica Corporate Medical Director Meeting (Invitation only)
4:00pm - 7:00pm               Early Registration and Check-in Open
                                             Exhibitor Set-up
7:00 - ?                                Evening in Savannah and the Riverfront
Friday, July 16
7:00am - 5:00pm               Registration and Help Desk Open
7:15am - 8:30am               Industry-Sponsored Breakfast Presentation by Acadia Pharmaceuticals
                                             Edward Swanton MD
                                            "Advances in the Treatment of Hallucinations and Delusions in 
                                              Parkinson's Disease"
                                             Note: The program is not accredited for CME
7:30am - 8:45am               Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall - Exhibits Open
                                             Sponsored by Optum Complex Care Management
8:45am - 9:00am               President's Welcome - Meeting/CME Announcements
9:00am - 10:00am             KEYNOTE ADDRESS - "Your Future and Your Community's Future in Medicine"
                                          JEAN SUMNER RN NP MD CMD, Dean, Mercer University School
                                          of Medicine                                    
10:00am - 11:00am           "Leveraging Technology in an SNF Primary Care Practice"
                                           Amar Mohan MD, President, Transitional Care Physicians of America
11:00am - 11:30am           Coffee Break - Exhibits Open
11:30am - 12:30pm           "GHCA Update - Issues We Should Know and What Happened at the Capitol"
                                           Pam Clayton RN LNHA, VP of Quality Advancement and Regulatory Affairs"
12:30pm - 1:30pm             Lunch Buffet in Exhibit Hall - Exhibits Open
1:30pm - 2:30pm               "Post-Covid Changes in the Survey Process: How Providers Can Assist
                                           Nursing Centers and Surveyors To Be Successful"
                                           Deborah Herring RN, Director of Training and Quality Assurance, State of 
                                           Georgia, Healthcare Facility Regulation Division
2:30pm - 3:30pm               "Adult Vaccinations: Post-Covid Best Practices in Geriatrics and Addressing
                                           Vaccine Hesitancy"
                                           Jonathan Marquess PharmD, CDE, Past-President, Ga Pharmacy Association,
                                           President, Institute for Wellness and Education
3:30pm - 4:00pm               Refreshment Break - Exhibits Open
                                           Aquestive Therapeutics
4:00pm - 5:00pm               "Spotlight on Stewardship on the Tail of a Pandemic - Steps to Limit
                                           Antibiotic Resistance"
                                           Scott K. Fridkin MD, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Director 
                                           of Antimicrobial Stewardship Research, Emory School of Medicine
5:00pm - 5:30pm               Open Discussion - What We Learned Today
6:15pm - 7:30pm               GMDA-GAPNA Reception for all Exhibitors and Attendees
7:30pm - ?                          Industry-Sponsored Dinner Presentation by Urovant Sciences
                                            Tommy Philpot PharmD President, Consultants Pharmacy
                                           "The Challenges of Overactive Bladder in LTC and a Fresh Treatment Option"
                                             Program at The Chart House
                                             Note: The  program is not accredited for CME
                                             Evening in Savannah and the Riverfront
Saturday, July 17
7:15am - 8:30am              Industry-Sponsored Breakfast Presentation by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
                                            Note: The program is not accredited for CME
8:00am - 9:00am              Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall - Exhibits Open
9:00am - 10:00am            "Lessons from Litigation: Minimizing Liability and Regulatory Risks"
                                          Alan Horowitz RN JD Arnall-Golden-Gregory (AGG) Partner in the Healthcare
                                          Practice and Post-Acute and LTC Team
10:00am - 11:00am          "A Deep Dive into the Georgia SNFist Medical Service Market"
                                          Zwelithink Tunyiswa BA Communication, Chief Strategy Officer TCPA
11:00am - 11:30am          Coffee Break - Exhibits Open
11:30am                             Exhibit Hall Closes
11:30am - 12:30pm          "Prescribing and Deprescribing Issues are Still Here - Dialog on a Refresher
                                          for all Providers and Consultant Pharmacists"
                                          Sharon Clackum PharmD Past-President, American Society of Consultant
                                          Pharmacists, President,RX Answers LLC
                                          Dave Ringer MD CMD, President Georgia Medical Directors Association
12:30pm - 1:00pm            GMDA Annual Business Meeting
1:00pm - 2:30pm              Industry-Sponsored Lunch Presentation by Viatris Pharmaceuticals
                                          "Yupelri: Once Daily Nebulization for COPD including Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema"
                                          Dana Saffel PharmD, President Pharmacare Strategies
                                            Note: The program is not accredited for CME
                                           Afternoon and Evening in the Pool or Savannah
Sunday, July 18
8:30am - 9:00am             Continental Breakfast in the Foyer
9:00am - 10:30am           "All Things Billing and Coding: What Has Changed When We Were Not Looking?"
                                         Charles Crecelius MD CMD Geriatric Specialist, AMDA Board of Directors
10:30am - 11:00am         Coffee Break - Hotel Check-out
11:00am - 12:30pm         "What is New and Not New in Diabetes Care"
                                        Naushira Pandya MD CMD, Professor, Nova Southeastern University School of
12:30pm - 1:00pm         Open Discussion - What We Learned at the Meeting
1:00 pm                          Adjourn Until January 22, 2022 in Atlanta
                                            Georgia Tech Conference Center