Announcing the Georgia Medical Directors Association
2022 Winter Symposium
Saturday, January 22, 2022
 8 AM (7:15 AM) to 5 PM
Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
800 Spring Street NW       Atlanta GA  30308
PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, JANUARY 21
Hotel Check-In and Pre-Conference Organization Meetings (By organization invitation only)
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm                    Ethica Health Medical Director Meeting and Dinner
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21
7:15 am - 5:00 pm                   Registration and Help Desk Open
7:15 am - 8:30 am                   Industry-sponsored Breakfast Presentation by AstraZeneca Renal LTC
                                                LOKELMA: Breakthrough Treatment of Hyperkalemia
                                                Speaker:  Jonathan Marquess PharmD
                                                Note: This program is not accredited for CME credit
                                                Note: Poster Presentations for Viewing Open Throughout Symposium
7:15 am - 8:30 am                  Exhibits Open - Continental Breakfast in Foyer
8:30 am - 9:00 am                  President's Welcome CME Instruction and By-Laws Change Announcements
9:00 am - 10:30 am                Psychiatric Issues - Recognition and Behavior Identification, Differential Diagnosis
                                               Speaker:  Larry Tune MD, Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program
                                               Emory University School of Medicine
10:30 am - 11:00 am              Break with Exhibitors
11:00 am - 12:30 pm              Psychiatric Issues - Behaviors on Admission, Non-Medication and Medication Response,
                                               Response to Emergent Behaviors
                                               Speaker:  Elizabeth Galik PhD CRNP, Professor and Chair Univ of Maryland School of Nursing
                                               Editor-in-Chief, Caring for the Ages,
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm                Buffet Lunch with Exhibitors in Exhibit Hall
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm                Industry-sponsored Lunch Presentation   TBA
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm                  Wound Management - Bacteriology, Antibiotics, and Osteomyelitis
                                               Sunjit Suchindran MD MPH, Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
                                               Emory University School of Medicine
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm                  Break and Final Visits with Exhibitors - Prize Drawings
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm                  Recognition and Management of COVID Long-Haulers in PALTC
                                               Diane Sanders-Cepeda DO CMD, Senior Medical Director United Health Group
                                               Florida Medical Directors Association Journal Club Chair
                                               AMDA Vice-President and Board Liaison to GMDA
5:00 pm                                 Adjourn