2019 IAFP Annual Meeting Presenters 

Plenary Session - Harm Prevention and Harm Reduction in Opioid Safety
Presented by: William Campbell, DO, Campbell Health Solutions, SC (locations in Tinley Park, IL and Munster, IN)
Learning Objectives:
1. Learn current methods of risk maintenance of patients, including Urine Drug Screens, Naloxone, and the Prescription Monitoring program.
2. Calculate daily morphine equivalents for various opioid medications.
3. Learn current methods of risk screening for patients on opioid medications.
4. Identify high risk patients and formulate a comprehensive treatment plan for those patients.

Dr. Campbell is double boarded in family medicine and pain management. He also represents IAFP both with RALI-IL and the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Council.

ABFM Update
Presented by: Jerry E. Kruse, MD, MSPH, 
Immediate past chair, ABFM, Dean and Provost, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the core requirements for continuous family medicine certification through the ABFM
2. Describe the new longitudinal assessment option for the 10-year examination
3. Determine the most relevant and seamless way to meet the performance improvement activity requirement based on their practice environment
4. Articulate the ABFM's role in supporting family physicians through their certification process
5. Invite Diplomates to become more involved with the ABFM

Dr. Kruse  is dean and provost of Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine and CEO of SIU Healthcare, the faculty practice plan of SIU School of Medicine. Dr. Kruse joined the SIU School of Medicine faculty in 1984 and has served the organization in many leadership roles. He was Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine (16 years), Director of the Quincy Family Medicine Residency Program (12 years), and Director of Quincy Family Medicine’s Clinical Operations and Complex Office Laboratory. He was Chair of the SIU School of Medicine Curriculum Committee and the Educational Policy Council (11 years), and he served on the Tenure and Promotion Committee (4 years). Dr. Kruse is a national advocate for innovation in medical education and the advancement of health care systems. His focus is to fulfill the Triple Aim + 1: medical education and health care that are more effective, efficient, equitable and enjoyable for all.

In Pursuit of Equity
Presented by: Michael A Hanak, MD, FAAFP, Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Rush University Medical Center; Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the meaning of health equity and the role it plays in ensuring delivery of accessible, high quality care across a community.
2. Understand healthcare disparities impacting communities on the west side of Chicago.
3. Learn one approach to screening patients for social needs in the primary care setting.
4. Access resources made available by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to assist with incorporating equity into the practice of medicine.

In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Hanak is Vice Chairperson for Clinical Programs in the Department of Family Medicine, co-chairs the Quality Committee for the Rush Medical Group, and is faculty for Rush Family Medicine Leadership Program.  He has led efforts to reduce disparities among preventive health screening and intervention and continues a campaign to improve screening for social determinants of health.

Infant and Maternal Mortality
Presented by: John S. Cullen, MD, FAAFP, Family Physician, Valdez, Alaska
Learning Objectives: 
1. Evaluate evidence-based methods to decrease maternal mortality.
2. Review methods to increase recognition of implicit bias and reduce disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality.
3. Develop strategies to help improve resident education and support practicing family physicians providing full-scope reproductive and maternity care.
4. Address the growing loss of rural maternity services nationwide.

Dr. Cullen is a family physician in Valdez, Alaska, and serves as the current board chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians and advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. He has practiced the full scope of family medicine in a rural community of 4,000 people in Alaska for the past 25 years. Dr. Cullen works in a small group practice and is director of emergency medical services at Providence Valdez Medical Center. He has been actively involved in residency and medical student teaching for more than 20 years, providing comprehensive training in rural health care. Additionally, he is an associate clinical professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.

In addition to his CME presentation, Dr. Cullen will also perform Fellow Convocation for Illinois members who have earned the designation of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and provide the update from AAFP (just weeks after the 2019 Congress of Delegates in Philadelphia).  For additional information, read his latest AAFP Leader Voices Blog Post or click here for a recent US News and World Report article featuring Dr. Cullen.