PROVIDER WELLNESS SYMPOSIUM ‘Equity Matters in Medicine’

Pittsburgh, PA US
March 16, 2024

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals from hospitals, health systems, clinics, medical groups and policy makers; also, anyone with an interest in eliminating health disparities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 

Learning Objectives

• To discuss history of medical school “pipeline” programs in the United States—How the pipeline got started, what are current barriers, and solutions
• To equip providers at various levels/stages of training with skills to navigate bias, micro aggression, and systemic racism in the workplace
• To discuss the current “salary gaps” in healthcare and to equip providers with tools to optimize financial wellness
• To create a forum for dialogue about meeting the challenges of healthcare equity within the physician workforce in Pittsburgh

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/15/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
03/16/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
03/16/2024 - 1:30pm EDT

Agenda
Saturday, March 16, 2024
8:00am to 8:30am: Check in and Registration.

8:30am - 8:45am: Welcome & Opening Remarks
Rhonda M Johnson, MD, MPH
Executive Committee Member

8:45am - 9:30am America, We STILL Have a Problem:
The Health Professions Pipeline Has Spring A Leak
Christopher T. Conti, MD
President, Gateway Medical Society
Department of Emergency Medicine
West Virginia University Health System

9:30am to 9:40am WELLNESS BREAK

9:40am - 10:40am Building Your Wellness & Self-Care Toolkit for Navigating Bias, Discrimination & Systemic Racism Within the Professional Healthcare Workspace
Daniel Salahuddin, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Rebekah Hughey, MD
Family Physician
Leadership & Performance Coach
Medical Director, Highmark Wholecare

10:40am - 10:50am WELLNESS BREAK

10:50am - 11:50am Wealth Matters: Real-Talk About the Wealth Gap Among Health Professionals of Color
Myah Moore Irick, ChFC
Founder Private Wealth Manager
The Irick Group Shiv Sethi
Vice-President Private Wealth Manager
The Irick Group

11:50am - 12:00pm WELLNESS BREAK & LUNCH

12:00pm - 1:00pm Panel Discussion: Now What? From Organization to Action, From Action to Outcomes
Panel Moderator: Rachel Toney, MD
Vice-President, Gateway Medical Society
Allegheny Center for Digestive Diseases
Allegheny Health Network

Panelists:
MaCalus Hogan, MD, MBA
David Silver Professor & Chair
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Rebekah Hughey, MD
Family Physician
Leadership & Performance Coach
Medical Director, Highmark Wholecare

Anita Edwards, MD, MBA, FACP
Treasurer, Gateway Medical Society
Medical Director, Highmark Wholecare

1:00pm to 1:30pm Closing Remarks & Program Evaluation
Christopher Conti, MD
President, Gateway Medical Society

Thank You for Attending.

Community College of Allegheny County Foerster Student Services Center 2nd Floor Auditorium
808 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
United States

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Gateway Medical Society. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.5 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.50 Attendance
Please login or register to take this course.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
In person CME/CEU’s available 
Breakfast & Lunch will be provided 
Registration / Breakfast:  8:00 AM
Program:  8:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Please contact Tamara Reese with any questions
Email:  administration@gatewaymedicalsociety.org
Phone:  412-281-4086


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER