Massachusetts Medical Society: Future Health: Best Practices for Advancing Care

Future Health: Best Practices for Advancing Care

Future Health - Best Practices for Advancing Care

The Future Health: Best Practices for Advancing Care conference, presented by the Massachusetts Medical Society with support from NEJM Group, is a signature event that convened renowned experts and local leaders from the Northeast in health care, government, and industry, to share knowledge and research that advances equitable, sustainable, patient-centered, and best-in-class health care. This conference was recorded on March 31, 2023.


Opening Keynote - Managing a Pandemic: Science, Health, and the Public

Professional Track 1: Reimagining Care Delivery
Session 1: Health System and Practice Transformation: Leading a Sustainable Health Care Organization – View Bios

  • Barbara S. Spivak, MD
  • Mark A. Keroack, MD, MPH
  • Michael K. Lauf, MBA
  • Christopher M. O'Connor, FACHE

Session 2: Digital Health Transformation: Integrating and Leveraging Technologies – View Bios

  • Namita Seth Mohta, MD
  • Ami B. Bhatt, MD, FACC
  • Niteesh K. Choudhry, MD, PhD
  • Lee Schwamm, MD

Session 3: Care Delivery Transformation: New Models of Care – View Bios

  • Philip Ciampa, MD, MPH
  • Ana Tuya Fulton, MD, MBA, FACP, AGSF
  • Constantinos (Taki) Michaelidis, MD, MBA, MS
  • Melissa T. Nass, MD, MPH

Professional Track 2: Public Health
Session 1: Improving Public Health Investment and Clinical Care Integration –
View Bios

  • Harold Cox, MSSW
  • John Auerbach, MBA
  • Paul D. Biddinger, MD, FACEP
  • Michael A. Curry, Esq.

Session 2: Pathways and Policies for Achieving Equity – View Bios

  • Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH
  • Lisa V. Adams, MD
  • Thomas D. Sequist, MD, MPH
  • Lauren A. Smith, MD, MPH

Session 3: Putting the Public back in Public Health: Communicating Effectively in Crisis – View Bios

  • Eric Rubin, MD, PhD
  • Rachel Gotbaum
  • Elizabeth Cooney
  • Mallika Marshall, MD
  • Katherine J. Wu, PhD

Professional Track 3: Behavioral Health and Wellness
Session 1: Physician Well-Being – View Bios

  • Mark J. Albanese, MD
  • Alain Chaoui, MD, FAAP
  • Ted A. James MD, MHCM
  • Amy E. Vinson, MD, FAAP

Session 2: Patient Wellness - View Bios

  • Andrew Chandler, MD, MHSA
  • Margarita Alegría, PhD
  • Sandra DeJong, MD, MSc
  • Jessica Isom, MD, MPH

Session 3: Community Engagement – View Bios

  • Kevin M. Simon, MD
  • John Torous, MD, MBI
  • Tarek Elsawy, MD
  • Lauren B. Peters, JD

Closing Keynote - The Transformation of Academic Medicine to Better Serve Patients and Support Clinicians

  • Marcela G. del Carmen, MD, MPH – View Bio

Intended Audience

  • Practicing physicians and physicians-in-training
  • Provider organizations and health system executives
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Public health leaders
  • Behavioral health clinicians and wellness leaders
  • Government health care leaders

Course Objectives

  • Advance equitable, sustainable, patient-centered, health care
  • Transform behavioral health structures including care of self
  • Implement pioneering strategies to advance equitable access to public health information and current and emergent threats
  • Explore innovations in care delivery models, digital health and leading a sustainable health care organization

Accreditation & Credit Information:

Accreditation Statement   
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, This activity has met the requirements as a Lifelong Learning CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:

Allergy and Immunology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Family Medicine
Medical Genetics and Genomics
Nuclear Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Plastic Surgery
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry and Neurology
Thoracic Surgery

National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistant (NCCPA)
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 8.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Exam/Assessment: A score of 70% or higher is required to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Physician Member: $330.00
MMS Resident/Student Member: Free
Non-Member Physician: $742.50
Non-Members Resident/Student: $165.00
Allied Health Professional/Other: $264.00

Activity Term

Original Release Date: May 3, 2023
Review Date (s): N/A
Termination Date: November 3, 2025

Format & Estimated Time to Complete: Video / 8.75 hours    

System Requirements

Windows 10
Mac OSX 10.6 higher

Most modern browsers including:
IE 11+
Firefox 18.0+
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Safari 12+

iOS devices beginning with OS version 10 or higher (includes, iPhone, ipad and iTouch devices)

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