Physician Partnership Forum

Aurora, CO US
March 11, 2022 to March 12, 2022

Activity description

The Annual Physician Partnership Forum was developed for health care professionals (HCPs) from across the U.S. in order to improve clinical practice. Learners will spend a packed few days of critical thinking, engaging dialogue, networking and learning. Learners will also have an opportunity to share best practices and learn from thought leaders with the goal of igniting innovative thinking.

Provided by
This activity is provided by OptumHealth Education and Optum Care.

Commercial support
No commercial support was provided for this activity. 
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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, including family practice physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and PAs who are interested in improving their clinical practice.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss best practices and current innovations within the health care industry.
  • Identify vulnerable and complex individuals who are more likely to respond to care management intervention.
  • List strategies to integrate behavioral health care for those in need.
  • Recognize contributing factors to HCP burnout along with interventions and best practices that may be implemented to impact the well-being of HCPs in a positive manner.
  • Outline strategies and approaches that may be taken to improve patient engagement.
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AAFP - Family Physicians
  • 10.00 AAPC - Coders
  • 10.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 10.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 10.00 Attendance - General Attendance
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Event starts: 
03/11/2022 - 1:00pm EST
Event ends: 
03/12/2022 - 4:30pm EST
Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
6700 North Gaylord Rockies Boulevard
Aurora, CO 80019
United States

Shawn Achor
Carl Allen, MD
Lisa Bardack, MD, FACP
Yusra Benhalim, MD
Nancy Berk
Elizabeth Chmelik, MD
Ken Cohen, MD, FACP
Stephanie Copeland, MD, MBA, CPHQ, CPXP, FAAP
U. Michael Currie, MPH, MBA
Maria Gabriela De Sousa
Wyatt W. Decker, MD, MBA
Jennifer Donahue, MD
Tarek Elsawy, MD
Chinenye Ezeanolue, MD
Joy Fitzgerald
Daniel Frank, MD
Rene Garvey, MD
Neil Gokal, MD
Brandon Greiner, PA-C, MPAS
Maria Hale, PsyD, MBA
Rev. Brian P. Hughes, APBCC, BCC
Charles Johnson
Richard Johnston, MD
Ryan Jones, MD
Karen Kelly, MD
Kevin Larsen, MD, FACP
Richard C. Mather III, MD
Robert B. McBeath, MD
Elizabeth (Liz) Metraux
Jhomairy Miller, MD
Daniel Murrey, MD, MPP
Amy Nguyen Howell, MD, MBA, FAAFP
Samuel S. Nordberg, PhD
Preedar J. Oreggio, MD
Katri Palonen, MD, MSPH, FAACP
Tamika Perry, DO
John Rex
Tai Samuels, NP
Christopher Singer
Jack Towsley
Adrian Tripp, MD
Ryan Tyner, MD, FACS
Nancy Yu-Griffin, MD
Jennifer Ziouras, MD, FACP, CEC
Sherri Zorn, MD

Activity planners
Sarah Chart, RN
Vice President
OptumHealth Education

Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education

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.

Ken Cohen, MD, FACP has disclosed that he is on the advisory board of Pfizer.
Daniel Murrey, MD, MPP has disclosed that he has stocks and other ownership interests in OrthoMedFlex.
Samuel S. Nordberg, PhD has disclosed that he has stocks and other ownership interests in Norse Feedback, AS.

The remaining activity faculty or planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Accreditation statement
Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OptumHealth Education and Optum Care. OptumHealth 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 health care team.

Credit designation statements

The participant will be awarded up to 10.00 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

California board of nursing
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number #CEP 15264, for 10.00 contact hour(s).

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

OptumHealth Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP has reviewed 2022 Physician Partnership Forum and deemed it acceptable for up to 10.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 03/01/2022 to 03/12/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (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 1 CEU.

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 pre-approved 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

  • 10.00 AAFP - Family Physicians
  • 10.00 AAPC - Coders
  • 10.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 10.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 10.00 Attendance - General Attendance
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