New, Free Physician-led Advocacy Program Added to 2012 Fall Conference Lineup

August 17, 2012

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An exciting new course has been added to the 2012 Fall Conference program lineup. Free to all registered Fall Conference attendees, Physician-led Advocacy: Creating Change will take place on Saturday, October 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is designed to teach neurologists new skills to take advantage of the opportunities that will accompany reform in today's ever-changing health care environment. Learn more.

Led by Program Director Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN, the course will underscore the importance for neurologists to become active leaders for their profession and patients, and highlight the current state of affairs in today's political and economic environment and other challenges facing the field of neurology.

Topics will include:

  • The health care environment and the future of neurology
  • How a bill becomes a law and how participants can affect the process
  • Navigating payer relations in a changing environment
  • How to be an effective advocate when talking to the press and developing your message

Upon completion, participants will be able to act as leaders in advocating for changes that benefit their patients and the profession.

The free course offers 3.5 CME credits. Learn more and register for the Fall Conference today.