Newswise — April 13, 2021 – The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) is accepting proposals for speakers for its 2021 virtual Annual Meeting to be held October 29-30. The presentation of educational sessions at the Annual Meeting provides home care medicine professionals an excellent opportunity to share ideas, challenges, and solutions as well as showcase expertise and innovation at one of the industry’s leading events.

AAHCM’s Program Committee will consider speaker proposals in several categories including clinical practice, health equity, education, health policy and legislation, interdisciplinary care teams, population health, practice leadership, and more. 

Those interested in leading an educational session are encouraged to submit a proposal before the April 16 deadline by visiting https://www.aahcm.org/general/custom.asp?page=2021-Call-for-Speakers

About AAHCM’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

Inspiring. Innovative. Educational. Interactive. These are just a few words attendees of last year’s virtual Annual Meeting used to describe their experience. On the heels of AAHCM’s highly successful 2020 virtual event, this year’s Annual Meeting — Home-Based Medical Care: Leadership Across the Landscape — will once again be held virtually on October 29 – 30, 2021. Through the many engaging workshops, networking groups, keynote presentations, and vendor displays, attendees will learn about managing complex clinical care in the home, how to grow home-based medical care programs, discuss ways to integrate healthcare equity into practice, learn how to transition into value-based care, and much more. 

AAHCM’s lineup of keynote speakers is sure to inspire and motivate attendees and includes:

  • Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Director, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD Center for Health Policy and Robert J. Margolis, MD Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy, Duke University
  • Brad Smith, Founder and CEO, Russell Street Ventures, formerly Deputy Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Deputy Administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)
  • Sherita Hill Golden, MD, MHS, Hugh P. McCormick Family Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Registration for the 2021 event opens July 1, 2021. More information can be found at https://www.aahcm.org/page/AAHCM_2021_Virtual_Annual_Meeting

About AAHCM

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine is a professional organization serving the needs of physicians, health professionals, and organizations committed to improving care of patients in the home. AAHCM delivers on the promise of interdisciplinary, high-value health care in the home for all people in need by promoting the art, science, and practice of home care medicine. The AAHCM membership is composed of physicians, medical directors, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, registered nurses, social workers, practice administrators, and residents/students working in the field of home care medicine. 

For more information on AAHCM, please visit http://www.aahcm.org.