South Florida Hospital News
Tuesday December 11, 2018

test 2

October 2017 - Volume 14 - Issue 4




The New Reality of Health Care: 11th Annual Future of Medicine Summit Theme

October 12-13 - Hilton Palm Beach Airport

The Future of Medicine Summit XI is set for October 12–13 at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport, West Palm Beach. The highly anticipated program is presented by The Palm Beach County Medical Society Services and the Palm Beach County Medical Society — which is recognized as one of the premier medical associations in the United States. The Summit engages and inspires physicians, other members of the health care community and community leaders, while providing a cutting-edge educational opportunity. Physicians and health care professionals are eligible to earn continuing education credits.

Founded by Jose Arrascue, M.D., the Future of Medicine Initiative has brought together community leaders to define issues, establish partnerships and implement strategies for change in the health care arena. The Summit is chaired by Michael T.B. Dennis, M.D., who also serves as the chairperson of PMCMS Services. This year’s theme — The New Reality of Health Care — promises to once again deliver compelling and impactful information for the hundreds of health care providers and other interested parties expected to be in attendance.

Program Highlights
This year the keynote speaker is David B. Nash, MD, MBA, repeatedly named on Modern Healthcare’s list of “Most Powerful Persons in Healthcare.” A recipient of many awards in recognition of his achievements, Dr. Nash has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and edited 23 books. A board-certified internist, he is Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health. His presentation, “Delivering on the Promise of High Value Care” is set for October 13 at 10:45 a.m.
Speakers also include Anne Schultz, M.D., FACP, Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine; Jeff Goldsmith, Ph.D., will talk on “Making Sense of Health Policy in the Era of President Trump.” He is the National Advisor, Navigant Healthcare and Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia. Also, John Katopodis, M.D., the president of the Florida Medical Association, will address the Summit. Dr. Katopodis has been practicing interventional cardiology with Southern Medical Group in Tallahasee since 1995. He first joined the FMA in 1990 and has served on many FMA councils and committees over the years.
Featured speakers include Phillip Boiselle, M.D.; Joan St. Onge, MD; Elaine Wallace D.O.; Troy Seidl, Ph.D., M.Ed; Elizabeth Strombom, CEO; Rohit Dandiya, M.D., FACP; Brian Keeley, CEO; Gina Melby, CEO; Darcy Davis, CEO; Dianne Goldenberg, CEO and a representative from the Cleveland Clinic Florida. A special focus on medical education at the Summit is provided with the James J. Byrnes, MD Medical Student and Resident Poster Symposium.

For reservations visit For sponsorship options and more information, contact Jim Sugarman at or Katherine Zuber at or call (561) 433-3940.

Share |