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Program Agenda

7:30 – 8 AM

Registration and Networking
Continental breakfast provided

8:00 – 8:10 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Jim Carlson, PhD, MS, PA-C
K. Michael Welch, MB, CHB, FRCP, President
Wendy Rheault, PT, PhD, FASAHP, FNAP, Provost
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

8:10 – 8:25 AM

An Introduction to Population Health
Steven Sproul, MD
Primary Care Medicine, Advocate Medical Group

8:30 – 10 AM

Models of Care for Population Health: Accountable Care Organizations
Dr. Lee Sacks
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
CEO of Advocate Physician Partners, Advocate Health Care

Models of Care for Population Health: Health and Wellness Service Offerings and Outcomes
Harry Leider, MD, MBA, FACPE
Chief Medical Officer/Group Vice President, Walgreens

10 – 10:15 AM


10:15 – 11:15 AM

Panel PresentationQuality and Analytics for Population Health
Mark Pfister
Director of Prevention and Population Health Services,
Lake County Health Department
Patrick Piper, MD
Family Medicine, Advocate Lutheran General
Kumar Nathan, MD
Senior Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness,
Centegra Health System

11:15 AM - Noon


Where Do We Go From Here to Prepare the Healthcare Workforce for Population Health?
Discussion, Networking, and Reporting Out by Interest Group

  • Health Professions Education
  • Healthcare Systems/Providers
  • Healthcare Business and Industry

12 Noon

Lunch Provided

12:10 – 12:20 PM

Population Health at RFUMS
Jim Carlson, PhD, MS, PA-C
Dean of College of Health Professions and Associate Vice President for Clinical Simulation
Kimberly Elliott, PhD
Assistant Professor and Chair, Health Services Administration, College of Health Professions     

12:20 – 12:30 PM

Closing Remarks
Wendy Rheault, PT, PhD, FASAHP, FNAP, Provost