The 24th National Conference's Fourth Day Program – April 11, 2013 10 years ago Bill Burnett 7 minutes Last Updated on April 16, 2022 by Lee Burnett, DO, FAAFPFor the previous conference days, see: The 24th National Conference’s First Day Program – April 8, 2013 and The 24th National Conference’s Second Day Program – April 9, 2013 and The 24th National Conference’s Third Day Program – April 10, 2013. Flower leis adorn rocks at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’iThe 24th National Conference on Primary Health Care Access, to be held April 8-11, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i, begins on Monday April 8. The theme of the National Conference isWhat Has Changed. Conference registration includes four night’s accommodation at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i, beginning April 7, 2013, the night before the first National Conference session.[For further information on the National Conference, see: The 24th National Conference on Primary Health Care Access at the Grand Hyatt Kaua’i April 7-11, 2013.]Each morning will begin with assigned breakfast breakout groups at 6:30 a.m. in the beautiful surroundings of Dondero’s Restaurant, with its magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean.Each breakout group will be led by a Fellow or Senior Fellow of the National Conferences, and each will have an assigned discussion topic on issues of health care access and health care reform.Both the topics for discussion and the questions and the notes on each discussion developed by each breakout group’s designated scribe will be posted on this website.The Fourth Day Plenary Programs A view of Kaua’i bungalowsThursday’s plenary sessions begin with three consecutive Thought Provocateur sessions.First, Doctor Darryl Leong will address the issue of care coordination, which he argues is the most important element within health care reform with any promise of reducing health care costs [See 24th National Conference: Doctor Darryl Leong Discusses the Potential Role of Care Coordination in PPACA .]Next, Doctor Allen Hixon raises concerns abouts how to assure that the Primary Care Medical Home embodies the principles of social equity [See 24th National Conference: the Plenary Presentations of University of Hawaii Doctors Palafox and Hixon.]The third Thought Provocateur Session will be presented by Doctor Robert Bowman [See 24th National Conference: Dr Robert Bowman’s Pessimistic View of Healthcare Workforce Innovations], who, despite the title he has chosen, believes there are some reasons to retain hope that the healthcare workforce can be changed for the better.A special session on the medical student and healthcare reform Another area of the resort designed for water recreationIn mid-morning a three part session on how healthcare insurance reform affects the medical student [See 24th National Conference: the Medical Student and the Future of American Healthcare.] It will first look at curriculum reform, using the example of Creighton University’s School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Doctors Thomas Hansen and Mark Goodman will present the Creighton experience.It will be followed by information gleaned from the Second Student Doctor Network [SDN] survey of health professions students, presented by Lee Burnett, DO and Laura Turner, MS, who are principals of the Coastal Research Group’s website, www.studentdoctor.net.Beth Herman, MPA, will comment on the relevant findings of the SDN survey, based on a her experience administering and counseling multispecialty residents and fellows as Director of Postgraduate Education at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.Finally, Gary LeRoy, MD, Dean of Students at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, whose predictions on what the Medical School Classes of 2050 will be like comprised the 22nd G. Gayle Stephens Lecture. He will update his remarks to conclude the special session.Dr Burnett is a Fellow and Dr LeRoy a Senior Fellow of the National Conferences. A Plenary Roundtable on PPACA’s Intended and Possible Unintended ConsequencesAt the 23rd National Conference on Primary Health Care Access, held in Carlsbad, California in April 2012, Dr J. Jerry Rodos raised several areas of concern that he believes has resulted from the rush to reform the American health system without any attempt at developing demonstration projects to try to determine what might work on a national scale.Following up on Dr Rodos’ remarks will be a roundtable panel, consisting of Doctors Perry A. Pugno of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Charles Q. North of the University of New Mexico, both Senior Fellows of the National Conferences. Joining them will be Doctor Neal Palafox of the University of Hawai’i. The Coastal Research Group’s Thirtieth Anniversary and Final PresentationsWilliam H. Burnett, MA, Program Coordinator of the National Conferences on Primary Health Care Access and a Senior Fellow of the National Conferences, will observe the thirtieth anniversary of the Coastal Research Group [See 24th National Conference: Observance of the 30th Anniversary of the Coastal Research Group.]This will be followed by a summary of the 24th National Conference’s themes and presentations by Doctor N. Benjamin Fredrick, Director of the Center for Global Health at the Penn State Hershey Medical School.THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013 6:30 AM – 8:00 AMAssigned Breakfast Breakout Groups8:15 AM – 8:20 AM Introduction to the Day’s ThemesModerator: Mark E. Clasen, MD, Ph.D.Wright State University Dayton, Ohio820 AM- 8:35 AMStrategic Reforms: Will Better Coordination of Care Lead to a More Cost-Efficient Health Care System?Darryl Leong, MDCare 1st Health PlanMonterey Park, California8:35 AM – 8:45 AMAudience Questions and CommentsLead Question: Lt Col. Lee BurnettFourth Brigade, 82nd AirborneFort Bragg, North Carolina8:45 – 9:00 AMThought Provocateur: Is the Goal of Social Equity at Odds with the Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH)?Allen L. Hixon MDUniversity of Hawai’iMililani, Oahu, Hawai’i9:00 AM – 9:10 AMAudience Questions and CommentsLead Question: Donald R. Frey, MDCreighton University Omaha, Nebraska9:10 -9:25 AMThought Provocateur: Health Insurance Reform in an Era of Maldistribution of Health Providers by SpecialtyRobert Bowman, MDA T Still University Mesa, Arizona9:25 AM – 9:35 AMAudience Questions and CommentsLead Question: Thomas C Hines, MDBoston Medical CenterBoston, MassachusettsThe Medical Student and Perceptions of the Future of American Health Care, Part I9:35 AM – 9:55 AMRedesigning the Medical School Curriculum for the FutureThomas J. Hansen, MDReactor: Mark D. Goodman, MDCreighton University Omaha, Nebraska9:55 AM – 10:05 AMAudience Questions and CommentsLead Question: Allan Wilke, MDWestern Michigan University School of Medicine Kalamazoo, Michigan 10:05 AM – 10:40 AMThe Medical Student and Perceptions of the Future of American Health Care, Part IIResults of the Second Annual Student Doctor Network Survey of Healthcare StudentsLee Burnett, DOLaura Turner, MSStudent Doctor NetworkSouthern Pines, North CarolinaReactor: Beth Herman, MPAPenn State Hershey Medical CenterHershey, PennsylvaniaGary L. LeRoy. MDWright State UniversityDayton, Ohio10:40 AM – 10:45 AMAudience Questions and CommentsLead Question: Robert Maudlin, Pharm. D.Providence Health SystemsSpokane, Washington10:45 AM – 11:20 AMPlenary Roundtable: The Consequences of Health Care Reform – Expected and UnexpectedPerry A. Pugno, MD, MPHAmerican Academy of Family PhysiciansLeawood, KansasNeal Palafox, MDUniversity of Hawai’iMililani, Oahu, Hawai’iCharles Q. North, MDUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerque, New Mexico11:20 AM – 11:30 AMAudience Questions and CommentsLead Question: Rick Flinders, MDSanta Rosa Family MedicineSanta Rosa, California11:30 AM – 11:40 AMObserving the 30th Anniversary of the Coastal Research GroupWilliam H. BurnettCoordinatorThe National Conferences on Primary Health Care Access11:40 AM – 11:45 AMAudience Questions and CommentsLead Question: Marc E. Babitz, MDUtah Department of HealthSalt Lake City, Utah11:45 AM – 12:00 PMSummary of the 24th National ConferenceN. Benjamin Fredrick, MDPenn State College of MedicineHershey, Pennsylvania people found this article helpful. What about you?