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Practice Management Conference

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Join maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists, administrative leaders in MFM practices, and industry representatives at the 2022 Practice Management Conference. This year's conference will provide an opportunity to learn and engage in discussion regarding contemporary issues affecting all types of MFM practices and the delivery of perinatal care nationwide.  Attendees can look forward to obtaining actionable knowledge from national experts, engaging in robust discussion, and participating in networking opportunities with leaders in the field and peers from across the country.

Course Directors: Thomas Lee, MD, MBA; Fadi Bsat, MD

Course Faculty: Michael Ruma, MD, MPH; Rolanda Lister, MD; Kerri Brackney, MD; Chloe Zera, MD MPH; Hye Heo, MD; Cornelia Graves, MD; Amber Samuel, MD, MBA; Ngina Connors, MD, MBA; James Keller, MD, MHSA

Course topics will include: 

  • Access to Care Post-Roe v. Wade
  • Physician Burnout
  • Operationalizing DEI 
  • MFM Recruitment
  • Utilizing Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Creating High Functioning MFM Teams
  • Telemedicine in Perinatal Practice
  • Implementation of Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Compensation Plans
  • Benchmarking Data Center
  • Creating New CPT & ICD-10 Codes

We are pleased to announce that this year’s meeting will continue the popular complimentary 30 minute consult featured in past years. Conducted by MFM Practice Consultant Frank Ciafone, M.B.A., the consult will provide opinion and discussion of strategic and operational issues that may be affecting your practice or parent organization. Appointment times have filled quickly at past meetings, so take advantage of this benefit at your earliest convenience by contacting Mr. Ciafone directly at fmciafone@gmail.com or at (602) 885-8880.

Where: The course will take place at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown. Click here to make your hotel reservation by September 22, 2022 and receive our discounted rate.

The current course agenda can be found here.


Following the meeting, Join us for a full day of touring and tasting on Saturday, October 8 at two of Portland's finest winery's, Lange Winery and Ponzi Vineyards.  At each stop you will taste wines and have light appetizers while overlooking amazing views of Willamette Valley, Oregon. Transportation and a lunch is included in the cost of the registration. Cost = $235/person.


To learn more about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities download the prospectus or contact Kasey McNeil kmcneil@smfm.org

Continuing Medical Education (CMEs): This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and SMFM. GLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): This program meets AAPC guidelines for 10.5 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CEMC, CPMA, CIC and COBGC for continuing education units.

Cost: Registration fees include meals during the meeting, access to course materials online, and CME/CEU. Pre-registration will close one week prior to the event. An administration fee of $100 will be applied to those who register onsite.

                 Member: Regular (MFM), Adjunct, Associate, & Emeritus: $1,045

                 Member: Practice Professional, Affiliate, Associate - Fellow, Medical Student, Resident, NPWH Allied Affiliate: $870

                 Non-Member: $1,390

Digital Offerings Available: The Practice Management Conference will be recorded and available online in December 2022. When registering, check the digital registration box to signify that you will not be attending in person, but you will receive access to the recordings, course materials, and CME associated with the course after the recordings are available and posted to the SMFM online education website. These links will be forwarded to all registrants, digital or in-person. Livestreams or simulcast will not be available during this course.

SMFM welcomes new members. Join now to save on this course, as well as all of our educational offerings. From MFMs and fellows to practice administrators, billing and coding experts, genetic counselors and nurses, there is a membership option available for all stages of your career.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be in writing and received at events@smfm.org a minimum of one week prior to the course.  No refunds will be given after that time.  A $75 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations. Substitutions or transfers to virtual registration will be accepted anytime. Partial refunds will not be provided.

Questions? Contact events@smfm.org.

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Event Overview

October 6, 2022 - October 7, 2022
Portland, Oregon, United States
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