Training for New Medical Directors

Saturday, October 18, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM and Sunday, October 19, 2014, 7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Westin Denver Downtown in Denver, CO in conjunction with the CHAMPS/NWRPCA Annual Primary Care Conference (October 19-22, 2014)

Course Description:
This one and one-half day training provides core knowledge and competencies that all health center medical directors need to function as effective leaders.  Topics covered include regulatory expectations, delivery models, risk management, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), EHRs, Meaningful Use (MU), quality management, role of the medical director, and more.  The course format includes didactic learning, presentation and discussion of case studies, and networking opportunities.  Participation in the entire course is required.  Upon completion of the training, participants will be included in the ongoing Peer Network Learning Community offering long-distance training opportunities.

See the following webpage for a full course description and course agenda:

Target Audience:
This course is targeted to new medical directors who've been working in the role for less than two years (approximately), and clinicians who may be entering into the role of medical director in the near future.  The course is also open to new dental directors.

Keith O. Horwood, MD, Associate Medical Director, Community Health Centers, Inc., Midvale, UT; Clinical Instructor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine

Kumble Rajesh, MD, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Lowell Community Health Center, Lowell, MA

See the following webpage for instructor bios:

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit:
This live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).  CME credit for this course date is pending approval.

Course fee is $250 which includes one and one-half days of training, binder of course presentations, and a continental breakfast and lunch on the full-day.  Note: lunch will be provided on Sunday, October 19th, but not on Saturday, October 18th.  Refreshments will be provided both days.

See the following webpage for more information, including information on lodging, and to register:

For questions or more information, contact the CHAMPS Clinical Programs Director.

This event is sponsored by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and is hosted by Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS) and the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA).

Start Date + Time October 18, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
End Date + Time October 19, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Location Westin Denver Downtown