MSNJ's 2017 Advocacy Conference and House of Delegates Meeting

    Friday, May 5, 2017 | 6:00pm | Crowne Plaza, Princeton, NJ - Officer's Dinner (ticketed event)

    Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Advocacy Conference & House of Delegates

    Crowne Plaza Princeton, 870 Scudders Mill Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536

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    Join us for this Dynamic, Statewide, Multi-Specialty Physician Advocacy Conference and House of Delegates Meeting:

    Keynote Speaker: NJ Lieutenant Governor, Kim Guadagno

    CME Workshop:

    Trends in Physician Practice

    Learn about changes in practice patterns and career paths broken down by age, gender, specialty and employment status, and how to maintain positive morale.

    Speaker: Tim Norbeck, CEO, The Physicians Foundation


    • Discuss shifts in professional morale, practice patterns, career plans, and perspectives of today’s physicians, aggregated by age, gender, primary care/specialists, and practice owners/employees
    • State generational and demographic delivery system changes

    Networking Break with Vendors

    CME Workshop(s):

    Choose either the End of Life Workshop or both Maintenance of Certification and Physician Burnout Workshops:

    Defining Goals of Care: Patient Communication Imperatives from Diagnosis through End of Life

    Learn to improve patient and family communication as they approach end of life care. Satisfies statutory 2 credit requirement for licensure.

    Speaker: Stephen P. Goldfine, MD, DABFP, CAQGM, DABHP, Chief Medical Officer Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice


    • Describe types of communication, including verbal, nonverbal and written, as well as personal and impersonal.
    • Describe the purposes of communication, including to impart information, provide support, reinforce behavior, resolve conflict and convey emotions.
    • State Factors that influence communication.
    • Demonstrate improved Speaking and listening skills.
    • Articulate ways to discuss hospice and palliative care.
    • Recognize and resolve conflict related to patient care and treatment goals.

    Understanding the Metrics and Goals of Maintenance of Certification

    Learn about the effectiveness of continuing certification on patient care.

    Speaker: Paul G. Mathew, MD, FAAN, FAHS, Board Member, NBPAS


    • Verbalize the rationale for continuing education and competency in improving patient care
    • State which types of education and testing are optimal, which are most burdensome
    • List alternatives to existing boards offering certifications

    Understanding and Preventing Physician Burnout

    Learn about negative outcomes of burnout and prevention strategies.

    Speaker: Michael A. Tutty, PhD, Group Vice President, Professional Satisfaction & Practice Sustainability, American Medical Association


    • Diagnose/Recognize Physician Burnout
    • Analyze Factors Contributing to Physician Burnout
    • Discuss and Develop Effective Strategies to Prevent or Remedy Physician Burnout

    Enjoy Lunch with our Vendors

    CME Workshop:

    How Do Tiered Networks, Analytics and New Payment Models Impact Your Practice and Your Patients

    Learn about reporting analytics used to track physician performance for cost and quality.

    Speaker: Kevin Joyce, Vice President, Insurance Networks, Business Advisory Services, Atlantic Health System


    • Explain the shift to value based payment models
    • Describe the reporting analytics used to track physician performance for cost and quality
    • Provide an overview of tiered networks
    • Restate how plans with certain patient cost sharing impact physician practice and patient care

    House of Delegates Meeting
    Delegates, please join us to swear in our 225th President, Christopher E. Gribbin, MD.

    Close the day with an exclusive CAPITOL CLUB RECEPTION

    This reception is complimentary to the Capitol Club members of MedAC, MSNJ's political action committee. Political contributions are a key part of physician advocacy and MedAC is the only statewide PAC that represents all physician interests. Join MedAC today!




    The goal of this conference is to improve physician competence in the practice of medicine, practice management and administration.

    Target Audience:

    New Jersey Physicians, Residents, Medical Students, and Practice Managers


    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Accrediting Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of CME, Inc (Academy) and the Medical Society of New Jersey. The Academy is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement:

    The Academy designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosures: The Planners and Speakers for this event have nothing to disclose.

    Disclosure Policy:

    According to the disclosure policy of the Academy, all those who are in a position to control content (faculty, planners, editors, managers, and other individuals) are required to disclose relevant relationships with commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of the Academy to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict(s).

    The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.

    This event jointly provided by:                                 


    2017 Inaugural Gala Honoring Dr. Christopher Gribbin

    Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 6:00pm

    Jasna Polana, 4519 Province Line Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540

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    $275 per person | $2,500 for table of 10 - Reserve your tickets today!

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