Agenda 2014

2014 National Caucus on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health Disparities
Agenda (08-14-2014)

Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00am – 8:00am Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:00am – 8:30am Welcome Remarks
8:30am – 9:30am Unraveling the Knot of Race
Allan Johnson, PhD
Author of Privilege, Power and Difference, Sociologist and Public Speaker
9:30am – 9:45am Questions and Answers
9:45am – 10:30am A Surgeon General’s Dilemma: The Power of Movement
Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS
17th Surgeon General of the United States (2002-2006)
Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch
CEO, Canyon Ranch Health Division
President, Canyon Ranch Institute
Distinguished Professor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona
10:30am – 10:45am Questions and Answers
10:45am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:00pm Addressing Musculoskeletal Disparities at the Patient Level
12:00 pm – 1:00pm Lunch: Posters/Abstracts
1:00pm – 2:00pm Addressing Musculoskeletal Disparities at the Community Level
2:00pm – 2:15pm Break
2:15pm – 4:15pm Workshop Session One

  • Addressing the Realities of Racism in Seeking Equitable Healthcare
  • Building Bridges to Improve Culture Competent Communication
  • Diversity in Leadership at the Federal Level – Status and Strategies for Hispanic Inclusion
  • Move and Be Happy: Psychological and Physical Barriers to Mobility
  • Shared Decision Making and Health Literacy in Diverse Populations: Challenges and Opportunities
4:15pm – 4:30pm  Break
4:30pm – 5:15pm Addressing Musculoskeletal Disparities at the Patient Level
5:15pm – 6:00pm   Addressing Musculoskeletal Disparities at the Provider Level
6:00pm – 6:15pm Closing Remarks
6:30pm – 8:30pm Reception
Friday, November 14, 2014
7:00am – 7:45am Registration/Breakfast
7:45am – 8:00am Welcome Remarks
8:00am – 8:45am Mechanisms for Empowering Healthier CommunitiesGarth Graham, MD
President, Aetna Foundation
8:45am – 9:00am Questions and Answers
9:00am – 9:45am The Impact of Transparent Data Collection on Healthcare InequitiesDavid Newhouse, MD, MPH
Assistant Physician in Chief for Marketing and Diversity, Fremont and Hayward Medical Centers
Director, Fremont IVF Program
9:45am – 10:00am Questions and Answers
10:00am – 12:00pm Workshop Session Two

  • Access and Coverage under the Affordable Care Act – Where Are We Now?
  • Musculoskeletal Health Disparities: An Economic Cost Model of Knee Arthritis
  • Social Media and its Impact on Musculoskeletal Health
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Building and Sustaining Community Programs
12:00pm – 12:15pm Break
12:15pm – 1:00pm Keynote SpeakerPreparing the Healthcare System for a Diverse SocietyDeborah Washington, PhD, RN
Director of Diversity, Patient Care Services, Massachusetts General Hospital
Clinical Instructor, Nursing, MGH Institute School of Nursing
1:00pm – 1:15pm Questions and Answers
1:15pm – 1:45pm Title (TBD) Orlando Gonzales, MPA
Chief of Staff for Engagement
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
1:45pm – 2:00pm Questions and Answers
2:00pm – 2:30pm Addressing Musculoskeletal Disparities at the Policy Level
2:30pm – 3:30pm Movement is Life Incubator
3:30pm – 4:00pm Closing Remarks