Join Your Colleagues for
Two Important Events
April 20 - Philadelphia
It is time for physicians to weigh the pros and cons of re-certification in a thoughtful and scholarly way. Many of us have simply accepted the regulations as they come down. Who decides what is best for our patients and us? Do we have a voice?
Please continue reading to find out more details about both of these events.
Alieta Eck, M.D.
AAPS Immediate Past President
EVENT #1 3:00 PM
Local physicians will be having a pre-debate meeting at 3 PM
- Reinventing Independent Medical Practice & Physician Sentiment on Maintenance of Certification
- Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Stemmler Hall, Room # 102 A & B, 3400 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Parking: Penn Tower Garage, 1 Convention Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19104
- Physicians’ utilizing free-market principles to thrive in independent practices & how and why businesses (main purchasers of health care services) are looking to partner with physicians to reform health care delivery. Herb Kunkle, MD (Orthopedist), Anthony Wunsh (Medical Pay Solutions) & John Anthony (PA Commercial Action Network)
- Review & Analyze a recent national survey of Physician Sentiment on MOC; Parvez Dara, MD and Arvind Cavale, MD
- Legal Ramifications of MOC; Andy Schlafly, Esq., Legal Counsel, AAPS
This meeting is sponsored by the American Association of Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS). Dr. Alieta Eck, AAPS director, will give a brief introduction to AAPS. Please RSVP for this pre-debate meeting by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENT #2 5:30 PM
Following the afternoon physician meeting, the Benjamin Rush Society and the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation is sponsoring a debate:
- "Maintenance of Certification requirements fail to improve the quality of medical care while placing unnecessary burdens on physicians."
- Paul Kempen, MD, PhD, Anesthesiologist, Cleveland, Ohio
- Andrew Schlafly, Esq. - Attorney at law
- Martin Levine, DO, MPH, Family Practice, Former President, American Osteopathic Association.
- Second debater- TBA
Moderator: Stanley Goldfarb, MD, Dean, Perelman School of Medicine
Please reserve your seat at http://tinyurl.com/BRSdebate-UPenn
Directions to Penn Tower Parking Garage: