Medical Director and Clinician Leadership Forum 2023

April 26, 2023

These materials are intended only for those that attended the Medical Director and Clinician Leadership Forum 2023 on April 26, 2023, in Las Vegas, NV.

Activity description

This Leadership Forum offers something for everyone from managed health care medical directors to clinical executives working within the managed-care framework. Its focus is on innovations and evidence-based research related to optimizing patient care, outcomes, and benefit management.

Provided by
This activity is provided by Optum Health Education.

Commercial support
There was no commercial support received for this activity.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of dentists, dietitians, dietetic technicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, PAs, physicians, psychologists, social workers and other health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

As a result of attending this conference, learners should be able to:

  • Discuss how medical technology can streamline patient care and provide real-time data to enhance clinical care planning and health care team communication. 
  • Examine the current state and prevalence of maternal mortality, including factors influencing disparities in care and proposed actions to improve outcomes.
  • Describe updates in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, including care team management approaches that improve quality of life and associated changes in the health care system. 
  • Identify strategies to adapt clinical and evidence-based data efficiently and safely into daily health care practice.
  • Cite the current initiatives and payment models offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (“The Innovation Center”) to address health care costs and quality. 
  • Report on strategies for HCPs to help patients navigate their social determinants of health through partnerships, networking, and the incorporation of social services. 
  • Examine strategies aimed at improving front line behavioral health care practices and outcomes. 
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AAPC - Coders
  • 6.00 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 6.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • 6.00 ADA - CERP (Dentists/Allied Dental Staff)
  • 6.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 6.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 6.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 6.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 6.00 CDR - Dietitians
  • 6.00 ASWB - Social Workers
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Event starts: 
04/26/2023 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
04/26/2023 - 6:00pm EDT

Trishan Panch, MD, MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Audra Meadows, MD, MPH, FACOG, University of California San Diego School of Medicine
Peter Margolis, MD, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Richard S. Isaacson, MD, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dean Schillinger, MD, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
Arrah Tabe-Bedward, JD, MS, CMS Innovation Center
Elizabeth S. Booma, MD, Mass General Brigham Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Elizabeth Albert, MD
Clinical Activity Manager
Optum Health Education

Sarah Chart, RN
Vice President
Optum Health Education

Tina Rydland, PharmD
Crystal Clear Rx
Denver, CO

Crystal Wong, MD
Propoint Medical Writing
Wexford, PA

Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, OptumHealth Education (OHE) requires all those in control of educational content to disclose their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. Ineligible companies are defined by the ACCME as companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care products used by or on patients. Individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies and regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. OHE ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.

Richard Isaacson, MD: Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly (Advisory Board); Acadia, Retain Health (Consultant) 
Dr. Isaacson's relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. 

The remaining faculty and planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

Maximum CE credits available:  6.00

Accreditation statement

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Optum Health Education. Optum Health Education 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.

Credit designation statements


This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 6.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Optum Health Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Academy of PAs (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

AAPC-certified coders
AAPC will honor 1-for-1 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. A certificate of attendance or completion is necessary to show participation. The certificate will give the total CMEs possible for the offering. Physicians are advised to claim only the actual hours that they were present during the education. We ask that AAPC-certified members abide by this request also. One hour of instruction is worth one CEU.

Pharmacists/Pharmacy technicians
This activity is approved for 6.00 contact hours (.60 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE.
Attending the full program will earn 6.00 contact hours (.60 CEUs).
Unique activity number: JA0007123-0000-23-072-L01-P/T

The participant will be awarded up to 6.00 contact hours of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

Nurse practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.

Dentists/Allied Dental Staff
American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) 

Optum Health Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. 

Optum Health Education designates this activity for 6.00 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at [].

Completion of this RD/DTR profession-specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE credit=One CPEU). 

If the activity is dietetics-related but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate with participation in contact hours (One 60 minute hour=1 CPEU). 

RD's and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Performance indicator selection is at the learner's discretion. 

Optum Health Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. Optum Health Education maintains responsibility for this program. 6.00 CE hour.

Social workers

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As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Optum Health Education is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Optum Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive up to 6.00 live continuing education credits.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been preapproved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization with which they wish to obtain credit.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AAPC - Coders
  • 6.00 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 6.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • 6.00 ADA - CERP (Dentists/Allied Dental Staff)
  • 6.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 6.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 6.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 6.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 6.00 CDR - Dietitians
  • 6.00 ASWB - Social Workers
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These materials are intended only for those that attended the Medical Director and Clinician Leadership Forum 2023 on April 26, 2023, in Las Vegas, NV.

Instructions to claim credit 

To claim credit you must be logged into your Optum Health Education account. The access information provided for the virtual conference platform does not work on this website and your registration information will not carry over.   

  • To Log In, scroll to the green bar at the top of this page. 
    • If you DO have an account, click Log in at the top of the page, enter your account information and click LOG IN
    • If you DO NOT have an account, click Create account at the top of the page and enter your information. Click CREATE ACCOUNT
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  • In the Activity Progress box on the left, click the down arrow and then Start under Evaluation
  • Complete the Evaluation; follow the prompts at the bottom of the screen to submit and continue to the application for credit, and automatic certificate generation