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AGA Regional Practice Skills Workshop - Texas

When

Feb. 25, 2017
8 a.m.–3 p.m.

Where

Baylor College of Medicine
7200 Cambridge Street
Houston, TX 77030

About

During this free workshop, senior and junior GI leaders will guide you through various practice options and address topics rarely discussed during fellowship, such as employment models, partnerships, hospital politics, billing and coding, compliance, contracts and more.

This is a great opportunity to develop an effective action plan for achieving your career goals and to ensure you're on track for success.

Who Should Take this Course

GI fellows in training, in either their second or third year, who are beginning to consider career options after fellowship. Also, those in their first few years out of fellowship who may be considering career options as they plan the early stages of their careers.

Schedule

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017


Session 1
9–9:25 a.m. Life in Academic Practice
Gottumukkala S. Raju, MD, FACG, FASGE
9:30–9:55 a.m. Life in Private Practice
Hashim M. Khandwalla, MD
10–10:15 a.m. Break
10:20–10:45 a.m. Health-Care Reform/MACRA
John I. Allen, MD, MBA, AGAF
10:50–11:15 a.m. How to Evaluate a Job
Nicole Loo, MD
11:20–11:50 a.m. Panel Discussion
11:55 a.m.–12:25 p.m. Lunch

Session 2
12:30–12:55 p.m. Interpreting and Negotiating Your Contract
Stephen C. Pappas, MD, JD, FCLM, FAASLD
1–1:30 p.m. Financial Planning/Loan Repayment/Disability
TBD
1:35–1:50 p.m. Break
2–2:25 p.m. Leadership in the Workplace
Rhonda A. Cole, MD
2:30–3 p.m. Work-Life Balance/Women in GI
Milena Gould, MD

Price

There is no fee for attending the workshop. Both AGA members and nonmembers are encourage to attend.

Cancellation Policy
Written cancellations must be faxed to AGA Member Relations at 301-272-1774, or emailed to member@gastro.org, by Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

About the Instructors

Program Chairs

John I. Allen, MD, MBA, AGAF
University of Michigan Medical Center

Regional Planners

Avinash G. Ketwaroo, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Richa Shukla, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Robert J. Sealock, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Faculty

Rhonda A. Cole, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Milena Gould, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Hashim M. Khandwalla, MD
Digestive and Liver Specialists

Nicole Loo, MD
Texas Liver Institute

Gottumukkala S. Raju, MD, FACG, FASGE
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Stephen C. Pappas, MD, JD, FCLM, FAASLD
Baylor College of Medicine

 

Contact Information

For registration-related questions, contact AGA Member Relations at member@gastro.org.

For questions regarding the program, contact Carol Brown at cbrown@gastro.org.