2017 Eat, Sleep, Rock & Roll to Vitality

October 19, 2017
Lyon Meadows Conference Center | 53200 Grand River, New Hudson, MI

In today's fast-paced world, it is imperative that we make conscious decisions toward achieving balance and overall wellness. The sessions featured during this one-day CME conference offers insight, guidance and tools to help identify how we may better practice, diagnose and consult on clinical issues that may be correlated to eating, sleeping and general activity while developing a healthy path to follow. (Schedule is subject to change.)

8 - 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Telemedicine: Moving Into the Future

Telemedicine is gaining popularity as a supplemental mode of care. As you explore the pros and cons of providing telehealth services, it is important to consider policies related to insurance reimbursement. This session shares such policy as currently provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, including coverage and billing guidelines for telemedicine, online and telephone visits.
Presenter: S. George Kipa, MD, Deputy Chief Medical Office, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (Detroit)

9:50 - 10:50 a.m.
The Importance of Sleep Health

The value of sleep is often overlooked, yet a wide variety of ailments and/or symptoms may be correlated with the lack of quality sleep. Understanding risk factors associated with sleep deprivation and the benefits of measuring sleep as a vital sign provides physicians with the tools to guide patients to a healthier lifestyle. This session features an introduction to the science and health-promoting benefits of sleep, and also offers and overview of sleep screening methods and pharmacotherapy.
Presenters: David N. Neubauer, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center, and Author (Baltimore, MD); Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, Professor of Family Medicine, Founding Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, MA); and Glynda Moorer, MD, FAAFP, Executive Director, Student Health Services, Olin Health Center, Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)

10:50 - 11 a.m.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Lunch provided during session)
Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat

Patients struggling with a love-hate relationship with food crave a positive, rational approach to eating, physical activity and self-care. This highly interactive session, which includes a facilitated mindful eating experience, will deconstruct the Mindful Eating Cycle and explore the bio-psycho-social drivers of each decision point. Learn a powerful and universal approach to the complex issues contributing to problematic eating behaviors and inactivity as we delve into six unconventional strategies that promote the fearless and mindful enjoyment of food and movement.
Presenter: Michelle May, MD, Author and Founder of Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training (Phoenix, AZ)

12:30 - 12:40 p.m.

12:40 - 1:55 p.m.
A Family Physician's Guide to Vitality, Resilience & Joy

During this interactive session, learn and discuss best practices from around the world for helping physicians stay strong by recharging, reconnecting and redirecting; leading the health team to their own health while striving for the quadruple aim; and finding ways to do the work—and more of it—that brings the most joy.
Presenter: Harland T. Holman, MD, Spectrum Health (Grand Rapids)

2 - 4 p.m.
Diagnosing & Treating Common Sleep Disorders in Primary Care

Industry-leading sleep experts will walk you through several case studies featuring pediatric, obese, chronically-ill, and/or adult patients to help you better prepare for identifying risk factors and symptoms of insomnia, restless leg syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy and circadian rhythm disorders, as well as explaining sleep health to patients and managing and treating sleep disorders that impede overall well-being.
Presenters: David N. Neubauer, MD, Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, and Glynda Moorer, MD, FAAFP

4 - 4:10 p.m.
Closing Remarks


Registration Information

Early-bird pricing ends 10/18/2017
Online registration ends 10/20/2017

Contact Information

Denise Cook

Time & Location

Eat, Sleep, Rock & Roll to Vitality
Lyon Meadows Conference Center
New Hudson, MI
Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Continental breakfast and lunch is included.

Continuing Medical Education

This Live activity, Eat, Sleep, Rock & Roll to Vitality, with a beginning date of October 19, 2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Special 50% Discount Rate!

MAFP Physician Member:  $149 ($75)
MAFP Resident Member:  $99 ($50)
MAFP Life Member: $99 ($50)
Non-MAFP Member:  $199 ($100)

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