Rural Medical Educators Conclave – Agenda

The Rural Medical Education (RME) Group is a special interest group of NRHA committed to advancing the training of physicians for rural practice through network development and advocacy. Once a year, RME members meet to share best practices during a two and half day conference hosted by a Rural Track Program.

Engagement and Innovation

Transportation to/from RME events is provided

  • Wednesday, February 20

Afternoon
Check into Hampton Inn & Suites,
1225 Fellow’s Place Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201

5:30 pm
Meet in hotel lobby and shuttle to dinner

6:00 – 9:00 pm
Welcome Reception and Dinner,
Patient Centered-Care Learning Center, LC230, 745 Kentucky Blvd.
Welcome, Dr. Mun Choi – President, University of Missouri System

  • Thursday, February 21

7:30am
Complimentary breakfast served at the Hampton

8:30 – 9:00 am
Welcome and Introduction of Participants, Hampton Conference Room
Patrice “Patrick” Delafontaine, MD, Hugh E. and Sarah D. Stephenson Dean, MU School of Medicine

9:00 – 10:15 am
Keynote: Innovations to Address Rural Health Challenges, Hampton Conference Room
Ben Anderson, CEO, Kearny County Hospital, Lakin, Kansas; Kurt Davis, MD; Ellen Abell, MD; Dan Linville, MD; Jacey Hilbers

10:15 – 10:30 am
Break

10:30 – 11:30 am
Panel: Reflections on Keynote, Hampton Conference Room
Susan Wathen, VP of HR, Hannibal Regional Healthcare System;
Dr. Philip Fracica, CMO, Bothwell Regional Health Center;
Dr. Davin Turner, President, Mosaic Life Care Clinics;
Tom Tisone, Executive Director Strategic Initiatives, MU Health Care;
Mary Becker, Senior VP of Strategic Partnerships and Communications, Missouri Hospital Association;
Karen White, CEO, Missouri Highlands Health Care

11:30 – 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm
MU Rural Track Evolution, Hampton Conference Room
Dr. Kathleen Quinn, Associate Dean for Rural Health, MU School of Medicine

2:15 – 2:30 pm
Break

2:30 – 3:30 pm
Preceptor/Graduate Panel – Why I Stay Engaged, Hampton Conference Room
Dr. Laura Morris, Bryant Scholar and Associate Prof of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, MU Health Care;
Dr. Luke Stephens, Bryant Scholar and Assistant Prof of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, MU Health Care;
Dr. Andrea Schuster, Bryant Scholar and Assistant Prof of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, MU Health Care;
Dr. Jim Felts, Community-based Faculty, Mercy Clinic-Rolla;
Dr. Steven Douglas, Community-based Faculty, Ferguson Medical Group, East Prairie

4:00 pm
Meet in Lobby and shuttle to School of Medicine or ~ 15min walk

4:15 – 5:00 pm
Tour of MU Med School Learning Space, 745 Kentucky Blvd.

6:15 pm
Meet in hotel lobby and shuttle to dinner

6:30 – 9:30 pm
Reception and Dinner,
Sager Braudis Gallery, 1025 E. Walnut Street
Guest Speaker – Dr. David Barbe, VP of Regional Operations for Mercy Springfield Communities and AMA Immediate Past President

  • Friday, February 22

7:30am
Complimentary breakfast served at the Hampton

8:30 – 9:15 am
Group check-in: Tour of Engagement and Innovation

9:15 – 10:15 am
Collaborative Scholarly Research updates

10:15 – 11:00 am
Closing Thoughts and Reflections

11:00 am
Box lunches


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