CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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This is the master schedule for both the ONSITE and VIRTUAL event.
All times, presenters, workshops, and locations are subject to change.

= 1 Hour Continuing Medical Education Available

= Workshop is Not Available Online

Thursday, September 30, 2021

CENTRAL TIME

EVENT DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CT)

Onsite Registration & Bookstore Open

Ambassador East

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CT)

Virtual General Session | Registrants Login to Watch

Live Event Page

12:00 p.m. - 12:10 p.m. (CT)

CONFERENCE WELCOME - Regina Frost, WPDC Chair

Ambassador West

12:10 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. (CT)

Diagnosis and Management of Dementia in Primary Care, Sarah Rahkola, MD

Ambassador West

1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. (CT)

Preventing and Surviving Physician Suicide: Insights from a Grieving Physician Spouse, Linda Wrede- Seaman, MD

Ambassador West

2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. (CT)

BREAK - Exhibit Hall & Bookstore Open

Pantlind Ballroom

2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. (CT)

Using a Ketogenic Diet and Intermittent Fasting to Treat Obesity, Amy Givler, MD

Ambassador West

3:40 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. (CT)

Management of "The Change”, Kelly McCluskey-Erskine, MD

Ambassador West

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (CT)

BREAK - Exhibit Hall & Bookstore Open

Pantlind Ballroom

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

CONFERENCE WELCOME RECEPTION

Imperial Ballroom

7:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. (CT)

Virtual General Session | Registrants Login to Watch

Live Event Page

7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Announcements & Worship with Stephanie Seefelt

Ambassador West

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Fractured Faith: Finding Your Way Back, Session 1— The Road to Deconstruction, Lina Abujamra, MD

Ambassador West

9:15 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. (CT)

BREAK - Exhibit Hall & Bookstore Open

Pantlind Ballroom

9:15 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. (CT)

MEET-UPS:

Topics to Choose From:
Dr. Mom, Adult Children, Special Needs Children, Graduate Single Docs, 1st Time Attendees, When Loved Ones Don't Believe

Third Floor Meeting Rooms

= 1 Hour Continuing Medical Education Available

= Workshop is Not Available Online

Friday, October 1, 2021

CENTRAL TIME

EVENT DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

6:45 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. (CT)

Virtual General Session | Registrants Login to Watch

Live Event Page

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. (CT)

What You Should Know Before Calling Urology, Rashel Haverkorn, MD

Ambassador West

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. (CT)

Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Cough, Tiffany Owens, MD

Governor's Room

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. (CT)

Lectio Divina--Hearing God’s Word, Patti Francis, MD

Senator Vandenberg Room

7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. (CT)

BREAKFAST

Ambassador East

8:20 a.m. - 8:35 a.m. (CT)

DEVOTIONAL - Kellie Hooker

Ambassador East

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (CT)

Finding My Way out of Medical Misadventures, Wendy Kang, MD

Ambassador West

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (CT)

Surprised by Singleness: How God has Used My Singleness to Shape My Calling, Lina Abujamra, MD

Governor's Room

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (CT)

Be Ye Therefore Perfect: Seeking Holiness in Walking by the Spirit, Ellen Dailor, MD

Senator Vandenberg Room

9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. (CT)

Virtual General Session | Registrants Login to Watch

Live Event Page

9:55 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. (CT)

Pessaries: The Support Your Patient May Need, Cara Brown, MD

Ambassador West

9:55 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. (CT)

Enjoying the Second Half, Lanette Guthman, MD

Governor's Room

9:55 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. (CT)

A Dream Deferred? A Christ Centered Approach to Racial Disparity in the United States, Madie Hartman, DO

Senator Vandenberg Room

10:55 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. (CT)

BREAK - Exhibit Hall & Bookstore Open

Pantlind Ballroom

11:25 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. (CT)

Living Well with Dementia: Practical Strategies for Caregivers and Loved Ones, Leslie Walker, MD & Alvera Stern, EdD

Ambassador West

11:25 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. (CT)

The Foundation of Adoption, Jean Wright, MD

Governor's Room

11:25 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. (CT)

How to Have a Thriving Graduate CMDA Ministry in Your Area, Tom Grosh, IV (CMDA Northeast Regional Director)

Senator Vandenberg Room

12:25 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (CT)

FREE TIME: Lunch on your own. Exhibit Hall & Bookstore Open until 1:30pm.

Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

DINNER - Seating by Specialty

Ambassador East

7:30 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. (CT)

Virtual General Session | Registrants Login to Watch

Live Event Page

7:40 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Announcements | MedSend's Mission | Worship Time

Ambassador West

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Finding Wisdom in Life’s Stories, Elizabeth Sherrill and Amy Givler, MD

Ambassador West

9:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. (CT)

Special Event: Music and Performance by Stephanie Seefelt - Sing-Along

Ambassador West

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Special Event: Social Hour for Students, Residents, Fellows - Games and Fellowship

Emerald Room

= 1 Hour Continuing Medical Education Available

= Workshop is Not Available Online

Saturday, October 2, 2021

CENTRAL TIME

EVENT DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. (CT)

Early Bird Exercise

Ottawa Room

7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. (CT)

BREAKFAST

Ambassador East

8:20 a.m. - 8:35 a.m. (CT)

DEVOTIONAL - Kellie Hooker

Ambassador East

8:35 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. (CT)

Virtual General Session | Registrants Login to Watch

Live Event Page

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (CT)

Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Cancer: Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Nadine Floyd, MD

Ambassador West

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (CT)

What Physicians Should Know about Geriatric Dentistry, Elisa Ghezzi, DDS, PhD

Governor's Room

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (CT)

Presentation by Tom Grosh, IV (CMDA Northeast Regional Director)

Senator Vandenberg Room

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. (CT)

BREAK - Exhibit Hall & Bookstore Open

Pantlind Ballroom

10:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. (CT)

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Adding Technology to Your Toolkit, Joy Ruff, MD

Ambassador West

10:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. (CT)

Medical Presentation Skills for Female Physicians: How to Shine During Your Next Teaching Presentation, Nancy Mabe, MD

Governor's Room

10:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. (CT)

Easier Said Than Done: Pursuing the Fruit of the Spirit, Jean Wright, MD

Senator Vandenberg Room

11:30 a.m. - 12:40 a.m. (CT)

LUNCH: Seating by Regions for Doctors & Med Students, Dental & Dental Students together

Ambassador East

12:40 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. (CT)

BREAK - Exhibit Hall & Bookstore Open

Pantlind Ballroom

12:40 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. (CT)

DENTAL MEETING: Planning/discussion of Dental Mentorship Program for all Dentists & Dental Students

Pullman Room | 3rd Floor

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. (CT)

Virtual General Session | Registrants Login to Watch

Live Event Page

1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. (CT)

Post-Traumatic Growth in Turbulent Times, Ann Tsen, MD

Ambassador West

2:10 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. (CT)

BREAK

Ambassador West

2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. (CT)

Update in Peri-Operative Medicine for Non-Anesthesiologists, Ellen Dailor, MD

Ambassador West

2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. (CT)

“My Patient has Low Blood Pressure” - Differential Diagnosis and Management of Shock, Andrea Braun, MD

Governor's Room

2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. (CT)

Your Authentic Self, Jane Goleman, MD

Senator Vandenberg Room

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CT)

Helping Address and Manage Pediatric Obesity in the Primary Care Setting, Taryn Boik, MD

Ambassador West

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CT)

Leadership Pearls, Sally Knox, MD

Governor's Room

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CT)

CMDA [+] Dental Residency: Joy in Obedience, Kelsey Thompson, DDS

Senator Vandenberg Room

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

MEET-UPS:

Topics to Choose From:
Suffering through Illness, Experiencing Grief & Loss, Re-evaluating Work/Life Priorities, Workplace Conflict, Divorce & Separation, Experiencing A Lawsuit, Dentists Meet-Up

Third Floor Meeting Rooms

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (CT)

BREAK - Exhibit Hall & Bookstore Open

Pantlind Ballroom

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

DINNER BANQUET

Ambassador East

7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (CT)

Virtual General Session | Registrants Login to Watch

Live Event Page

7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. (CT)

Fractured Faith: Finding Your Way Back Session 2- Finding your way back to God, Lina Abujamra, MD

Ambassador West

8:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (CT)

State of WPDC Talk, Preview of 2022 Conference

Ambassador West

Sunday, October 3, 2021

7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. (CT)

BREAKFAST

Ambassador East

8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (CT)

Woship, Commissioning & Communion

Ambassador West

10:00 a.m. (CT) - Conference Concludes