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  • Grit's Anatomy: The Resilient Doctor in the COVID Era

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This presentation brought to you be Napa and Solano Medical Societies, introduces physicians to a positive psychology framework for promoting resiliency, grit, and self-care to ultimately increase their effectiveness and satisfaction at work and at home.

    Recorded: Thursday, July 16, 2020

    This presentation brought to you be Napa and Solano Medical Societies. To cope with the stress of the present and the future, doctors will need new resilience in the face of suffering, expanded capabilities to pay attention in more complex environments, and greater emotional intelligence in their relationships to care for others while also caring for themselves. This presentation introduces physicians to a positive psychology framework for promoting resiliency, grit, and self-care to ultimately increase their effectiveness and satisfaction at work and at home. Physicians actively pursuing their own resilience may be better equipped to handle the many challenges presented throughout their medical career and less likely to experience burnout even in the COVID era.

    Accreditation Statement: ACCMA is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education. 

    Credit Designation Statement: ACCMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Managing Pain Safely: Alternatives to opioids in primary care

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar will educate physicians on the non-pharmacological alternatives for pain management and increase access to non-opioid modalities while reducing the patients risks of becoming opioid dependent. CME Available.

    Recorded: September 12, 2019

    As the opioid epidemic continues to negatively impact communities, it is important to educate physicians the non-pharmacological alternatives for pain management. Many physicians are uncomfortable integrating alternative modalities for pain management into their practice or referring out for such modalities. Increasing access to non-opioid modalities for pain management can reduce the patients risks of becoming opioid dependent. 0.5 CME credits available. Dinner included.

    At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to: 

    - Consult local non-pharmacological professionals on the appropriate utilization of non-pharmacological alternatives to opioids for pain management. 

    - Utilize the information to refer patients to alternative therapies such as acupuncture, physical therapy and chiropractic treatment. 

    - Effectively discuss the benefits of non-pharmacological therapies with patients experiencing pain.

    Presenters:

    Irina V Williams, MD is board certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology and is practicing in Oakland, California. Having years of diverse experience in Chronic Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, Dr. Irina V. Williams affiliates with Alameda Health System and is the Division Chief of AHS Interdisciplinary Pain Medicine Program. She collaborates with other doctors and specialists coordinating treatment for patients with chronic pain.

    Dennis Barker, D.C. has been in private practice as a Doctor of Chiropractic for 28 years in Walnut Creek, California. having suffered from two lumbar disc herniations, he has had nearly every treatment for lower back pain including surgery. Therefore, he knows first-hand that when medicine and chiropractic cooperate everyone wins, especially the patient

    Accreditation: ACCMA is accredited by the Institute of Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education.
    Credit Designation Statements: ACCMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

    Irina V Williams, M.D.

    Division Chief, Pain Medicine at Alameda Health System

    Irina V Williams, MD is board certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology and is practicing in Oakland, California. Having years of diverse experience in Chronic Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, Dr. Irina V. Williams affiliates with Alameda Health System and is the Division Chief of AHS Interdisciplinary Pain Medicine Program. She collaborates with other doctors and specialists coordinating treatment for patients with chronic pain.

    Dennis Barker, D.C.

    Chiropractor, Tice Valley Chiropractic Center

    Dennis Barker, D.C. has been in private practice as a Doctor of Chiropractic for 28 years in Walnut Creek, California. having suffered from two lumbar disc herniations, he has had nearly every treatment for lower back pain including surgery. Therefore, he knows first-hand that when medicine and chiropractic cooperate everyone wins, especially the patient.

  • Virtual Telehealth Vendor Fair

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Telehealth vendors from across California and the Nation showcased their products and services so members can evaluate what solutions will work best in their practice.

    Telehealth vendors from across California and the Nation showcased their products and services so members can evaluate what solutions will work best in their practice.

    Description of Vendors:
    Decoded Health:

    Decoded Health provides an omni-channel primary care and urgent care delivery platform that enables a modern digital first experience for your patients. Decoded Health’s platform includes a turnkey “Digital Front Door” solution that allows clinics to extend the services of their physicians through digital channels. The solution is fully integrated natively into the EHR of your health system to streamline scheduling, telehealth encounters, documentation, and the seamless transition of patients to on-site services.

    Doctorgram:

    Doctogram strives to create a long-term solution to improving health care by addressing health conditions before they become serious medical problems. Our doctorgram and doctorgram MD mobile applications provide vital signs monitoring and telemedicine services. Our vital signs monitoring service is real-time and allows the upload of vital sign data from supported Bluetooth devices. Our telemedicine service supports several accessories, including our internally developed Bluetooth stethoscope, to aid the provider during video visits. By connecting the patient and his/her health care team through technology, doctorgram improves how patients communicate with healthcare providers, leading to better quality of care.

    TigerConnect:

    As healthcare’s most widely adopted communication platform, TigerConnect uniquely combines telehealth, patient texting, and clinical communications in a single, easy-to-use, cloud-based solution. Facilitating a comprehensive virtual care strategy, our telehealth solution is controlled by providers and is simple for patients and their family members, requiring no portals, apps, or logins. HIPAA-compliant, HITRUST-certified, and trusted by more than 6,000 healthcare organizations, TigerConnect maintains 99.99% verifiable uptime and processes more than 10 million messages each day. To learn more about TigerConnect, visit www.tigerconnect.com.

    Updox:

    Changing the way healthcare connects, Updox’s telehealth solutions are part of an all-in-one collaboration platform for healthcare providers. Named for the past five years to the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies, Updox is integrated with more than 100 electronic health records (EHR) and pharmacy management systems and serves more than 470,000 users and 170 million patients. Updox telehealth solutions enable more than 45,000 video sessions each day. Through the full collaboration platform, Updox offers a broad, HIPAA-compliant set of capabilities for patient engagement, provider communications and internal productivity. Learn more at www.updox.com.

    VSee:

    VSee telehealth is a 12 year old company serving 3000+ clients including Optum, McKesson, Walgreens, TelaDoc, and is the exclusive video chat for NASA Space Station.  VSee offers the only free no-download end-to-end encrypted video visit service.  Paid features include calendar, in-take forms, credit card payment, insurance verification, and remote patient monitoring.   VSee was founded by two Stanford PhDs doing research on the science of building trust via video.

    Recorded June 13, 2020

    For questions about the Vendor Fair, contact David Lopez, Associate Director of Advocacy and Policy at dlopez@accma.org or by calling 510-654-5383.

  • Combating Opioid Epidemic: Training for Pharmacists

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This training if for qualified pharmacists to gain certification to dispense Naloxone without a prior prescription.

    This recorded webinar is a training for qualified pharmacists to gain certification to dispense Naloxone without a prior prescription. Nurses encouraged to attend. Naloxone is an opioid antagonist used to counter the effects of an opioid overdose. Public health studies have shown that widespread distribution of naloxone is one of the most effective strategies for reducing opioid overdose deaths.

    Learning Objectives:

    -Dispense Naloxone without a prior prescription

    -Understand the pharmacology of naloxone and how it can reverse an opioid overdose

    -Understand the magnitude of the prescription drug abuse epidemic

    -Train patients on overdose prevention as well as how to utilize naloxone

    -Train interested citizens on overdose prevention as well as how to utilize naloxone


    Aglaia Panos, Pharm D.

    A graduate of the University of Pacific College of Pharmacy with a Pharm D degree. Adjunct professor at Touro University College of Pharmacy. Clinical consultant to the Alameda County Health Services and Marin Public Health Department. ACPE accredited continuing education pharmacist trainer for pharmacists dispensing Naloxone. As  well as a community educator on safe opioid prescribing for Alameda, Contra Costa and Marin Counties.

  • Naloxone Training - For the Community: Overdose Prevention, Response and Survival

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    In this webinar, you will learn to identify signs of an opioid overdose and will go through the steps of responding to an opioid overdose, including how to use Naloxone.

    Recorded: June 1, 2020

    This online seminar provides an educational opportunity for community members to learn about overdose prevention, lessen the stigma surrounding the use of substances, specifically with opioid use disorder (OUD), and how to use Naloxone/Narcan, the lifesaving opioid overdose reversal drug. In this webinar, you will learn to identify signs of an opioid overdose and will go through the steps of responding to an opioid overdose, including how to use Naloxone. Among those key parts of the presentation, you will also learn about the Good Samaritan Law, risks associated with using and mixing substances, fentanyl, and resources about how to access Naloxone, sterile supplies and much more.

    Michaella Jones

    Naloxone Training - For the Community: Overdose Prevention, Response and Survival

    Michaella Jones is the Overdose Prevention Education & Naloxone Distribution Coordinator at HEPPAC. As the OPEND Coordinator, Michaella is working towards creating more county-wide cohesion of substance use services, as well as trying to incorporate more teen-focused prevention and education programs. Michaella has worked in public health for over five years, having spent much of her time working with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental health and substance use.

  • COVID-19's Impact on Opioid Addiction Services Online Seminar

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This seminar will provide physicians with new approaches to maintaining treatment for patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and/or addiction.

    This seminar will provide physicians with new approaches to maintaining treatment for patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and/or addiction. During the seminar, providers from MAT clinics will be joined by narcotic treatment program representatives from Alameda and Contra Costa counties to understand if/how they are keeping their patients on a treatment regimen. Presenters will discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on physicians’ abilities to provide MAT treatment and ideas on how protocols can be altered so that they are still safe, legal, and harm-reducing but available to patients despite not meeting face-to-face.

    Recorded May 28, 2020

    Learning Objectives
    • Participants will understand how to maintain treatment for patients with OUD and/or addiction during the pandemic.
    • Participants will learn about continuation of care following the pandemic.
    • Participants will explore the federal changes related to OUD treatment and care.

    Accreditation Statement: ACCMA is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education. 

    Credit Designation Statement: ACCMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Andrew Herring, MD

    Dr. Andrew A Herring is an emergency physician and director of emergency pain management and addiction treatment at Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System in Oakland ,CA. Dr. Herring is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco and obtained his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and conducted health policy research as a Fulbright Scholar in Central America. He trained in emergency medicine at Highland Hospital and is board-certified in addiction medicine. Dr. Herring conducts research on health policy, addiction treatment, and non-opioid pain management approaches in the ED. He is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine's advisory panel on acute pain medicine with an interest in bringing the highest quality multi-modal pain management addiction treatment to the emergency department. Dr. Herring is leading a CHCF-funded series of pilots to launch provision of medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in emergency departments throughout northern California.

    Josh Luftig, PA

    Josh Luftig is a Department of Emergency Medicine PA, Investigator and Clinical Instructor of Emergency Regional Anesthesia at Highland Hospital-Alameda Health System, and Bay Area Regional Director for the Bridge Program.

  • Leadership Under Pressure Sessions 1-3

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This is a-three part online series, "Leadership Under Pressure." Our visiting faculty will discuss the case, identifying key aspects and relevant leadership principles, followed by an open discussion.

    Leadership Under Pressure

    This three-part series will be moderated by Dr. Hilary Worthen, course director for the ACCMA’s Physician Leadership Program. Each session will be led by different speakers, who will bring their own unique leadership and adversity training to the session. These unique learning experiences will be modeled on hospital visit rounds, with “cases” or different challenging situations presented by the participants. Our visiting faculty will discuss the case, identifying key aspects and relevant leadership principles, followed by an open discussion. 

    Session 1:  

    Claire-Cecile Pierre, MD is a Program Director in Harvard Medical School's Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and also serves as Chief Medical Officer for Harbor Health Systems in Massachusetts. She has extensive experience working with government leaders, health agencies, multinational and non-government organizations, and the World Bank on the reconstruction of the health sector after natural disasters and disease outbreaks.

    Session 2:  

    Arpana Vidyarthi, MD is currently the Head of the Division of Advanced Internal Medicine at NUH in Singapore. In this role, she integrates her skills in leadership, education, developing others, system change, and clinical medicine to re-envision the division and the profession of Academic General Internal Medicine/Hospital Medicine across Singapore. She also directs and teaches longitudinal leadership development programs; she is currently the Director of the Singapore Ministry of Health Chief Residency Program, a national program for junior doctors, and AMLead-Education, a program for senior-executive academic physicians.

    Session 3:  

    Read Pierce, MD is a practicing internist at the University of Colorado and concurrently serves as Vice President of Culture Transformation and Strategy at the Institute for Healthcare Excellence (IHE). In this role, Dr. Pierce works with health systems around the country on clinical transformation, creating healthy workplace culture, and increasing performance of physicians, clinical teams, and healthcare leaders. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Jenn Mullins at jmullins@accma.org or call the ACCMA at 510-654-5383

    Accreditation Statement: ACCMA is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education. 

    Credit Designation Statement: ACCMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




    Hilary Worthen, MD

    Course Director

    Dr. Worthen is an internist who has served in many leadership roles, including CMIO, at the Cambridge Health Alliance, a public academic health care system affiliated with Harvard and Tufts medical schools. He taught leadership for physicians through the UCSF’s Healthforce Center for nine years, and is a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Worthen has served as course director for the first two cohorts of the Physician Leadership Program on UC Berkeley’s campus.

    Claire-Cecile Pierre, MD

    Guest Speaker

    Dr. Claire-Cecile Pierre, born in Haiti, is a summa cum laude graduate of Howard University's six-year combined accelerated BS-MD program. She trained in internal medicine at the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), where she served as chief medical resident and later as Clinical Director of Quality Informatics, a role that focused on health care improvement and the use of information technology to support safe and effective patient-centered care.

    Beginning in 2009, Dr. Pierre assisted Dr. Paul Farmer as a volunteer working with President Bill Clinton, the UN Special Envoy to Haiti. In 2010, she joined the earthquake rescue and relief efforts in Haiti where she remained to work with the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission as the senior health advisor and sector lead. In this role, she worked closely with the Prime Minister, Ministry of Health, country donors, multinational organizations, and partners across sectors on key policies and programs to support the long-term reconstruction of the health sector. 

    Dr. Pierre serves as Director of the Program in Health Systems Strengthening and Social Change in Harvard Medical School's Department of Global Health and Social Medicine where she looks at how NGOs and partners can work together to ensure proper allocations of 'staff, space, stuff and systems' after disasters and outbreaks. Dr. Pierre has worked extensively with the NGO Partners in Health and has consulted for the World Bank. 

    In 2014, she became one of the first US physicians to be board certified in Clinical Informatics. She has served as Chief of Quality and Medical Informatics at the South End Community Health Center in Boston and is currently Chief Medical Officer for Harbor Health Systems, a system of 6Massachusetts FQHC sand two PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) sites.

    Aprana Vidyarthi, MD

    Guest Speaker

    Dr. Vidyarthi has two decades of experience as a leader in Academic Medicine in the United States and Singapore.  She is currently the Head (Chief) of the Division of Advanced Internal Medicine at NUH in Singapore. In this role, she integrates her skills in leadership, education, developing others, system change, and clinical medicine to re-envision the division and the profession of Academic General Internal Medicine/Hospital Medicine across Singapore.

    Read Pierce, MD

    Guest Speaker

    Dr. Pierce is a practicing internist at the University of Colorado and also serves as Vice President of Culture Transformation and Strategy at the Institute for Healthcare Excellence (IHE). At IHE,  he works with health systems around the country on clinical transformation, creating healthy workplace culture, and increasing performance of physicians, clinical teams, and health care leaders. In 2010, he founded the hospitalist program at the San Francisco VA Hospital. He later led the hospital medicine division of 75 physicians at the University of Colorado for two and a half years, where he also helped found the Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency.

  • Re-Inventing and Re-Opening Your Practice: Post COVID-19 Webinar Series

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    Join Debra Phairas, Gina De Vito and Mary Jean Sage discuss the considerations when re-opening your practice post COVID-19. This is a three part recorded series, topics include; Getting Back Up and Running Safely, HR and Employment Issues, and Telemedicine and Reimbursement.

    Getting Back Up and Running Safely

    Recorded: May 15, 2020

    Following CDC guidelines for posting signs outside the office, disinfecting the office, and preparing the office before and after patient visits. How to manage without a waiting room and to evaluate staff needs.

    Presenter: Debra Phairas 

    HR and Employment Issues

    Recorded: May 20, 2020

    Planning for your staff to return to work. Addressing work-from-home, termination, and unemployment issues. Setting new policies for your practice office to maintain safety for both staff and patients.

    Presenter: Gina De Vito

    Telemedicine and Reimbursement 

    Recorded May 22, 2020

    Gear up for scheduling patients and training staff to make appointments via a telemedicine platform. Use technology to optimize your time by combining office visits and telemedicine visits, scheduling appointment reminders via text, and filling cancelled or open appointments in your schedule. Efficiently manage your CARES money and quarterly reporting responsibilities.

    Presenter: Mary Jean Sage


    Debra Phairas

    President of Practice & Liability Consultants

    Debra Phairas is President of Practice & Liability Consultants, a nationally recognized firm specializing in practice management and malpractice prevention. Her consulting experience includes over 2,000 practices of all sizes and specialties, and her services range from practice start-ups, practice assessments, financial analysis, revenue enhancement, overhead reduction, personnel management, partnership issues, and recruitment support for hospitals and physician groups. She has presented seminars and lectures nationwide. www.practiceconsultants.net

    Gina De Vito

    Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Gina DeVito is a dynamic employment lawyer with an unmatched commitment to her work and clients.  With over 30 years in the legal field - 25 of which running her own firm - representing both plaintiffs and defendants, from Fortune 500 companies to the recently unemployed single parent, in claims ranging from wage and hour disputes and retaliation to sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By working on both sides of the legal camp, Gina has the insight of what to anticipate from the opposition and the know-how to strategically and effectively chart the course for the successful resolution of her clients’ causes. 

    Other than litigating labor and employment matters, Gina offers a wide variety of services to employees and employers, including reviewing and preparing employment contracts, drafting and negotiating severance agreements for executives and line level employees, conducting workplace sensitivity training in the prevention of sexual harassment as well as all protected classes, conducting anti-bias training, investigating complaints of harassment, and preparing employee policy handbooks. Gina also serves as a consultant to new businesses advising companies on the employment law aspect of running a business, including the dos and dont’s of hiring practices, proper classification of workers (whether intern or volunteer, employee or independent contractor, or exempt or non-exempt), handling requests for accommodation, leaves of absence or complaints of unlawful conduct, protection of confidential proprietary information, wages and overtime, termination of employment, severance pay, and separation and release agreements. Gina’s clients include PlumpJack Management Group, The Representation Project, NetXperts, Fundbox, Kendall Wilkinson Designs and MightyHive.

    Gina taught legal research, writing and analysis as an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco, School of Law for 10 years and currently teaches and mentors in the law school’s entrepreneurial law clinic. 

    Mary Jean Sage

    This Practice & Liability Consultant seminar is presented by Mary Jean Sage, founding principal and Senior Consultant of The Sage Associates, and a nationally recognized speaker, consultant, and educator with more than 20 years’ experience providing management guidance to medical practices. Mary Jean is recognized nationally for her expertise in coding and billing, and for the practical seminars and workshops she presents to healthcare professionals.

  • Getting Started In Telemedicine Online Series

    Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Telehealth services are expanding rapidly during the COVID-19 crisis. The ACCMA is providing a quick guide to help physicians swiftly ramp up their telemedicine capabilities, from technology to practice implementation to coding. Join the ACCMA for a FREE 6-part webinar series on Getting Started in Telemedicine – this series will be recorded and available on-demand following the live sessions.

    Telehealth services are expanding rapidly during the COVID-19 crisis. The ACCMA is providing a quick guide to help physicians swiftly ramp up their telemedicine capabilities, from technology to practice implementation to coding. Join the ACCMA for a FREE 6-part webinar series on Getting Started in Telemedicine – this series will be recorded and available on-demand following the live sessions.

    TELEMEDICINE 101: GETTING STARTED

    Learn about how the right telehealth technology can save you and your staff valuable time in set up, onboarding, and patient flow.

    PRESENTER: Milton Chen, MD, cofounder and CEO of VSee

    Recorded April 11, 2020

    TELEMEDICINE AND MALPRACTICE CONSIDERATIONS

    Participants in this webinar will learn the risk management basics of medical practice using telehealth.

    PRESENTER: David Feldman, MD, MAB, CPE, FAAPL, FACS, Chief Medical Officer of The Doctors

    Recorded APRIL 13, 2020

    TELEMEDICINE REIMBURSEMENT

    Learn the changing landscape of telemedicine reimbursement what it was in the past, where it is now during the National Emergency.

    PRESENTERS: Anjali Dooley, Managing Partner of Law Office of Anjali B. Dooley, LLC and Mary Jean Sage, The Sage Associates

    Recorded April 15, 2020

    PATIENT-CENTERED CARE THROUGH TELEMEDICINE

    Discuss ways to enhance and optimize a telehealth visit for maximizing treatment outcomes and patient goals.

    PRESENTERS: Michael Harbour, MD, MPH, FACP

    Recorded April 17, 2020

    LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS OF TELEMEDICINE

    Practical tips to maintain compliance while adopting telehealth and address important patient privacy and security risks emerge.

    PRESENTERS: David Ginsberg, co-founder and president of PrivaPlan Associates, Inc. and Allen Briskin, Senior Counsel, Pillbury Winthrop Saw Pittman LLP

    Recorded April 20, 2020

    PANEL DISCUSSION: TELEMEDICINE IN PRACTICE

    Join a panel discussion with three physicians who successfully transitioned to using Telemedicine in their practices.

    PANELISTS:

    Marc Dean, MD, Co-founder and Chairman of the Vitruvio Institute of Medical Advancement (VIMA).

    Uli K. Chettipally, MD, MPH, President of InnovatorMD

    Richard Thorp, MD, FACP, President and CEO of Paradise Medical Group

    Recorded April 24, 2020

  • Physician Wellness: Coping with COVID-19

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This one-hour webinar led by Linda Hawes Clever, MD, MACP, will offer practical, creative, and effective remedies to deal with the crush on personal and professional lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    This one-hour webinar led by Linda Hawes Clever, MD, MACP, will offer practical, creative, and effective remedies to deal with the crush on personal and professional lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will start with some strategies, resources, and suggestions and then quickly evolve to questions and answers, as we listen and see the ingenuity, guts, and devotion with which we are addressing the harrowing challenges we all face as a profession, community, and nation. Participants will discover how to reduce personal stress and learn healthy ways to contend with the impact of COVID-19.

    Learning Objectives:

    •Discover that they are not alone, by reviewing statistics re heath care professional distress

    •Identify first steps in relieving emotional distress so they are able to provide excellent care

    •List practical ways to develop solutions in personal and professional lives so they and their patients can achieve best health

    •Have access to important and unique resources from ACCMA and RENEW that offer organizational, scientific and humanities-based information that pertain to their own health and, therefore, the health of patients

    Linda Hawes Clever, MD, MACP

    Linda Hawes Clever, MD, MACP, is the founder of the nonprofit organization Its purpose is to assist health care professionals and others discover ways to lead healthy and fulfilling lives. She is a graduate of the Stanford Medical School and board certified in internal and occupational medicine. Dr. Clever is active at UC Berkeley and Stanford University, a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and the author of The Fatigue Prescription: Four Steps to Renewing Your Energy, Health and Life.