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January 2019 - Volume 15 - Issue 7




PBCMS Presents the Future of Medicine Summit XII

AMA President-Elect Patrice A. Harris, MD, to Speak

The Future of Medicine Summit XII of the Palm Beach County Medical Society & Services is set for February 7–8, 2019, at Kravis Center, The Cohen Pavilion, West Palm Beach, FL.
Presented during the Centennial Year of the Palm Beach County Medical Society (PBCMS), the 12th Annual Future of Medicine showcases the impact medicine has had in the last century. The program presents a unique and fresh look into the innovations and advancements in medicine as well as the new reality of health care delivery. Participants also can explore the social responsibilities in health care with a focus on responsibilities to the community. In addition, topics including creating joy in medicine, building innovation and training the health care team of tomorrow, will wrap up the event. Breakout sessions for each respective professional track will provide continuing education credit opportunities.
Featured Speakers
In addition to Patrice A. Harris, M.D., MA, President-elect of the American Medical Association, Corey Lee Howard, M.D., FACP, President of the Florida Medical Association, and Marc Hirsh, M.D., President of Palm Beach County Medical Society, are slated to present as the PBCMS launches its “Celebrating our Past … Creating our Future” Centennial Celebration. Additional presenters and experts offering a comprehensive view of where medicine has come from and where it is going include Alison Bested, M.D., FRCPC, - Associate Professor, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Center for Collaborative Research Institute for Nero- Immune Medicine, NSU; Matthias Haury, Ph.D. - Chief Operating Officer, Max Planck Florida; Tom Kodadek, Ph.D. - Professor Chairman, Department of Cancer Biology, Department of Chemistry, Florida Campus Scripps; Janet Robishaw, Ph.D. - Senior Associate Dean for Research Chair, Department of Biomedical Science, FAU ; Rick Cameron MHSA, CMPE - President, Barycenter Advisors LLC; Wael Barsoum, M.D. - CEO and President, Cleveland Clinic Florida; Bernie Fernandez, M.D. - CEO, Baptist Health Medical Group;Donald McKenna – CEO, Jupiter Medical Center; Pedro J. Greer Jr., M.D. - Professor of Medicine at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) in Miami; James Green – Community Services Director, Palm Beach County Community Service; Michelle Gross - Director of System Performance at Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County; Eric Kelly – CEO, Quantum Foundation; Elaheh (Ely) Nirooman - Candidate for the Doctorate of Medicine and Master of Public Health Degrees, UMMSM; Suja M. Mathew, M.D., FACP - Chair of Medicine, Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCH); Roderick King, M.D. - Director and Assistant Dean for Public Health Education, UM; Phillip M. Boiselle, M.D. – Dean, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU; Henri Ford, M.D. – Dean, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, UM; Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.D. - Dean, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Health Professions Division, NSU; Jeff Lewis, Ph.D. - Dean, Gregory School of Pharmacy, PBAU.
Those who stand to benefit from attending this 2-day event include all those involved in health care from medical doctors to community leaders. Exhibiting opportunities also are available for providers and vendors.
The event opens on February 7 with a VIP Reception/Poster Symposium/Exhibit Hall at 5 pm followed by a VIP Dinner from 6 to 8:00 pm; and the all day sessions are set for February 8 from 8 am to 5 pm.
For registration and information, contact Katherine Zuber at or (561) 433-3940 ext. 102. Go to to register.
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