Faculty PhotoThe Importance of Accurate Diagnosis in Mental Illness and Strategies to Improve Treatment Adherence
Ronald Albucher, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Vaden Health Center;
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, California
Faculty PhotoOptimal Strategies to Manage Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
James W. Atchison, DO
Medical Director, Center for Pain Management
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Faculty PhotoImmunotherapy: Revolutionizing the Way We Treat Cancer
Michael R. Bishop, MD
Director, Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy Program
Section of Hematology/Oncology
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
Faculty PhotoHeart-Failure Management: Update on the New American Heart Association Guidelines and Future Therapies
Gregg C. Fonarow, MD
The Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science
Co-Chief of Clinical Cardiology UCLA, Division of Cardiology
Director, Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center
Co-Director, UCLA Preventative Cardiology Program
UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Faculty PhotoConsumer Engagement in Health Care: Ongoing Challenges and Current State of the Art
Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH
Corporate Manager of Research and Innovation
Partners HealthCare, Center for Connected Health
Boston, Massachusetts
Michael OsterholmKeynote Address—Travel Medicine: Clinical Manifestations and Management of Potentially Significant Acquired Infections
Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
Director, Minnesota Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance
Distinguished University Teaching Professor,
Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health;
Professor, Masters of Science in Security Technologies
Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering;
Adjunct Professor, Medical School
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Faculty PhotoAssist in Optimal Timing and Improved Communication for Hospice
Sharon M. Weinstein, MD, FAAHPM
Chief of Holistic Medicine
Veterans Administration
Salt Lake City Health Care System;
Physician and Investigator
Director of Supportive Oncology/Pain Medicine and Palliative Care
Huntsman Cancer Institute;
Professor of Anesthesiology
Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology and Internal Medicine (Oncology)
University of Utah Health Sciences Center;
Pain Medicine and Palliative Care Consultant
Primary Children’s Medical Center
Salt Lake City, Utah


Conference Planning Committee

Sarah Chart-Hart, RN
Senior Director
OptumHealth Education

Arlene Rome, RN, BSN
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education

Anne M. Sendaydiego, PharmD
AMS Consulting, LLC
Louisville, Kentucky

V. Silverstein, MD
Eagle Creek Medical Communications
Durham, North Carolina