2021 Workshop Registration

Due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic all attendees will be required at on-site registration to provide proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test result within 3 days of the start of the meeting to attend.

Masks are required at the 2021 Movement is Life Caucus.

Caucus Workshop Selection - 2021

We are pleased to announce that a series of informative workshops will be offered during the Caucus. They will deal with multiple factors impacting musculoskeletal disparities. Workshops will be conducted by leading experts in the fields of healthcare focused on Activism and Movement.

Please select one workshop in each category. Workshops will take place Thursday, November 4th. Due to social distancing we will limit the number of confirmed workshop attendees. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register as soon as possible while seats are available in your preferred sessions.

  • Workshop Session One - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021

    After you review the four (4) options below, you will be required to choose one (1) 10:45am to 1:15pm Activism workshop.



    Addressing the Digital Divide: No Internet. No Care. No Health!

    Speakers

    • Dena McDonough, PA-C, MHCDS
      Associate Director, Health Policy, Bipartisan Policy Center
    • MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA
      Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
      Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering
      University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    • Tearsanee C. Davis, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
      Director, Clinical and Advanced Practice Operations, University of Mississippi Medical Center
      Center for Telehealth, Jackson, Mississippi

    Moderator

    • Carla Harwell, MD
      Movement Is Life Executive Steering Committee
      Medical Director, University Hospitals Otis Moss Jr. Health Center
      Associate Professor of Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine
      Associate Program Director, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Objectives

    1. Compare the pre and post COVID-19 impact on telehealth.
    2. Identify what areas and populations are most profoundly impacted by digital exclusion.
    3. Discuss strategies to address disparities in digital access.
    4. Identify options for access to telehealth in underserved communities.


    Close The Wealth Gap, Close The Health Gap

    Speakers

    • Reverend Delman L. Coates, M.Div., M.Phil., Ph.D.
      Senior Pastor, Mt. Ennon Baptist Church
      Founder, Our Money Campaign
    • Kimberly B. Davis
      Senior Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Growth Initiatives & Legislative Affairs, National Hockey League

    Moderator

    • Willis Steele, Rev., M.Div.
      Movement Is Life Executive Steering Committee
      Representative, Conference of National Black Churches (CNBC)
      D I & B Lead, JAPAC, Middle East & Africa & LATAM, Amgen, Inc.

    Objectives

    1. Understand the economic aspects of structural racism.
    2. Identify strategies to build healthy communities.
    3. Learn how building wealth can improve your health.
    4. Create an individual roadmap to build wealth.


    R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find Out What It Means to Patients

    Speakers

    • Erika Flores Uribe, MD, MPH
      Director, Language Access and Inclusion
      Department of Health Services, Los Angeles County
      Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
      LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles
    • Nicole Braccio, PharmD, RPh
      Policy Director, National Patient Advocate Foundation

    Moderator

    • Ramon Jimenez, MD, FAAOS
      Movement Is Life Executive Steering Committee
      Co-Founder and President, American Association of Latino Orthopaedic Surgeons
      Faculty, Physician-Patient Communication Skills Workshops, AAOS
      Past Chair, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Diversity Advisory Board
      Past President, Orthopaedic and Research Foundation

    Objectives

    1. We will identify what patients value in interactions with the health care system.
    2. Learn techniques for establishing a respectful, two-way relationship between patients and providers through interactive activities.
    3. We will learn the importance of respect in accomplishing an effective office visit for the patient and provider.
    4. Practice skills to effectively communicate with patients who speak all languages, including using interpreters.


    The Power of Activism: ACT Now or Pay Later

    Speakers

    • Atiya Abdelmalik, PhD
      Community Engagement Practitioner, Gen Wow Now
      Consultant, Leading with Wellbeing
      Nurse, Author, Speaker
    • Christian Sesek, JD
    • Breya M. Johnson, MA
      Political Educator, The Rising Majority
      Reproductive Justice Coordinator, Black Women's Health Imperative
    • Dior Vargas, MS, MPH
      Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist
      Creator, People of Color and Mental Illness Photo Project
    • David Lee Hawks
      Consultant, Public Health Policy and Health Communications
    • M. Allyn Brooks-LaSure
      Vice President, Communications, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

    Moderator

    • Yashika J. Watkins, PhD, MPH
      Movement Is Life Executive Steering Committee
      Associate Professor, Chicago State University

    Objectives

    1. Fighting the Power! Activating to create change.
    2. How can activism be used as a powerful tool to change communities?
    3. What are the consequences of not taking action?
    4. What are the Dos and Don’ts of community health organizing?






  • Workshop Session Two - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021

    After you review the four (4) options below, you will be required to choose one (1) 2:15pm to 4:45pm Movement workshop.



    Be Your Own Super Hero: The Power of Physical and Mental Immunity

    Speakers

    • Broderick Sawyer, PhD
      Clinical Psychologist
    • Charmaine Jones, MS, RDN, LDN
      Registered Dietitian
      Founder and Owner, Food Jonezi
    • Yvonne Oby, Evangelist
      Movement Specialist
      Author, The Closet Chronicles

    Moderator

    • Melissa Walker, DO, MPA
      Representative, American Osteopathic Association
      Owner and Founder, Carol Clinic for Family-Centered Healthcare

    Objectives

    1. Gaining awareness of the effect of stressful events such as the pandemic, police shootings and structural racism on your health.
    2. Understanding how we internalize stress and adopting strategies for effective management.
    3. Developing your wellness shield by recognizing the power of nutrition.


    From Surviving to Thriving: Building Personal Resilience in an Era of Micro, Macro, and “Atomic” Aggressions

    Speakers

    • Augustus A. White, III, MD, PhD
      Movement Is Life Executive Steering Committee
      Chair Emeritus, Augustus A. White, III Institute for Healthcare Equity
      Director, Culturally Competent Care Education Program
      Ellen and Melvin Gordon Distinguished Professor of Medical Education
      Former Advisory Dean, Oliver Wendell Holmes Society
      Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
      Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
      Harvard Medical School
    • Christina M. Jiménez, PhD
      Professor, Department of History, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS)
    • Sarah Wenger, PT, DPT, OCS, FNAP
      Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University

    Moderator

    • Hadiya Green Guerrero, PT, DPT
      Representative, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
      Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, Senior Practice Specialist, American Physical Therapy Association

    Objectives

    1. Identify and understand the multiple levels of aggressive behavior and their ill effects.
    2. Highlight the fundamental strengths and limitations of federal and state laws that may be used to seek justice for victims of micro, macro, and “atomic” aggressions.
    3. Discuss the role of resilience and relationships with allies as effective personal and protective strategies.
    4. Present strategies and tactics to manage stress, promote personal resilience, and achieve joy.


    Let’s Talk – Processing the Social Determinants of Health through Improv

    Speaker

    • John A. Johnson
      Founder and Creator, Verbal Gymnastics Theater Company

    Moderator

    • Tamara Huff, MD, FAAOS
      Movement Is Life Executive Steering Committee
      Owner & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vigeo Orthopaedics, LLC

    Objectives

    1. To explore the consequences of the social determinants of health on our communities through interactive improv.
    2. To recognize the role of our environment in amplifying physical and mental stress.
    3. To learn how to build resiliency and empathy towards others through interpersonal connection and movement.


    Virtual – The New Normal!

    Speakers

    • Dwight Calhoun (aka Mr. Cardio-Tone)
      Social and Recreational Fitness Advocate
    • Lauren W. Powell, MD
      Physician, Family Medicine
      Author, Food Essentials for the Busy Professional
    • Neal Neuberger, CISSP
      President, Health Tech Strategies, Inc.
    • Neda F. Gould, PhD
      Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
      Director, Mindfulness Program, Johns Hopkins
    • Sherri Simpson Broadwater, MD
      Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
      CEO and Co-founder, HealingForAll.net

    Moderator

    • Neal Neuberger, CISSP
      President, Health Tech Strategies, Inc.

    Objectives

    1. Explain what can be done virtually.
    2. Discuss national telehealth policy issues related to virtual/telehealth.
    3. Demonstrate how virtual technology can help improve wellness, nutrition and mental health including a fun and exciting use of line dancing as a form of physical activity!
    4. Discuss efficacy of virtual technology in increasing access to care for underserved populations.