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Illinois Academy of Family Physicians: Medicine for Today

Date and Time:
January 28, 2020
7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
The Forum at Carle,
611 W. Park Street, Urbana, IL 61801


About this event

Presentations will cover hot topics, such as medical marijuana, the mandated sexual harassment training for health care professionals, poster presentations, and a discussion with the President of the IAFP. Target audience includes family physicians, advanced practice providers, and nurses.

Fee: $75 (MD, DO); $25 (Others); $25 (Skype Only); Free for students and residents

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing no later than seven (7) days prior to the conference. Refunds for cancellations will only be refunded via the method in which they were paid. After the seven (7) days prior to the conference, refunds are not available. Registrations may, however, be transferred to another person to attend this event. Notice of cancellations and/or transfer requests must be made in writing to

Contact:; (217) 326-4535


Time Agenda Item Speaker
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Registration with Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks Brandyn Mason, DO, MSMEd
Carle Physician Group
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Update on HCV: Primary Care after Anti-Viral Treatment J.R. Hoffman, MD
Carle Physician Group
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Cultural Renovation: Applying Principles to Family Medicine Residency Timothy Meneely, DO
Carle Physician Group

Brandyn Mason, DO, MSMEd
Carle Physician Group
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Opioid Use Disorder: Treatment in Primary Care Settings James Besante, MD
Carle Physician Group
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Physician Wellness and Engagement: An Organizational Challenge and Potential Solution Simone Hampton, MD
Carle Physician Group

Lynda Alper, LCPC
Carle South Clinic Family Medicine
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sexual Harassment Prevention Marian Sassetti, MD
Lake Street Family Physicians
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Medical Cannabis in My Practice Bruce Hertz, MD
Akiens-Hertz Family Medical Center
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Harm Prevention and Harm Reduction in Opioid Safety William Campbell, DO
Campbell Health Solutions, S.C.
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. IAFP Update & Closing Remarks Sachin Dixit, MD
Illinois Academy of Family Physicians

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