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Practice Management Course


The SMFM Practice Management Course will continue the tradition of providing relevant and actionable information to assist in the everyday management of our MFM practices. This year's meeting will take place at The Marquette Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton in Minneapolis, MN, October 5-6.

The presentations at this year’s course are especially relevant, considering the many changes within our current healthcare environment.

Scheduled presentations thus far include:

  • A panel presentation on supporting MFM physicians and practice managers through respective career stages. 
  • Navigating contracts and negotiations.
  • Monitoring financial reports & revenue cycle.
  • How to effectively advocate for pregnant women as an MFM.
  • A joint PM/coding session on advanced practice providers – clinical utilization and billing/coding for services.
  • More to come. 

Please join us in Minneapolis in October for another round of highly valuable presentations led by our expert panel of speakers.

Register by September 27 to save on your registration fees!


SMFM requires every individual in a position to control educational content to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated according to SMFM’s policies.

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

Course Faculty
Amber Samuel, MD, MBA
Jaimey Pauli, MD
John Allbert, MD
Chloe Zera, MD, MPH
Rizwana Fareeduddin, MD, MBA
Brian Iriye, MD
Kelly Gibson, MD
Linda Carroll, CMPE
Martina Badell, MD
Manijeh Kamyar, MD
Sarah Crimmins, DO

SMFM Staff

  • Kasey McNeil – Nothing relevant to disclose.
  • Tracy Hall – Nothing relevant to disclose.
  • Chloe Thomas – Nothing relevant to disclose.

Housing and Course Location

The 2023 Practice Management Course will take place at The Marquette Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton. Attendees can book their stay here.

The Marquette Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

710 S. Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55402

Sponsor & Exhibit Opportunities

SMFM Meetings & Events brings together the entire MFM community for premier meetings and events. Each year, these popular meetings evolve to keep pace with ever-changing trends. Our exhibit floor represents the entire spectrum of MFM products and service providers. Increase exposure, build relationships, and enhance your company’s image among decision-makers. Exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities are now available! Questions about exhibiting? Email Kasey McNeil, CEM, HMCC, Senior Director, Meetings & Corporate Partnerships at

Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has the prior approval of American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for continuing education hours. This program meets AAPC guidelines for 10.5 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CEMC, CPMA, CIC and COBGC for continuing education units. 

Instruction for Participation and Claiming Credit

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the live activity in-person during the valid credit period that is noted above. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must complete the post meeting CME/CE evaluation. 

Registration Information

Registration fees include meals during the meeting, access to course materials online, and CME/CEU. Additionally, all registrants will receive a complimentary 30-minute consultation with Mr. Frank Ciafone, MBA, SMFM Practice Management Advisory Committee member and lead consultant with our Practice Management Consulting Services.

Category Advance Registration
Onsite Registration
Member: Regular (MFM), Adjunct, Associate, and Emeritus $1,150
Member: Practice Professional, Affiliate, Associate - Fellow, Medical Student, Resident, NPWH Allied Affiliate$955

*Register for the Coding Course and receive a 20% discount on Practice Management registration.

Join the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine to save on this course and all our educational offerings. From MFMs and fellows to practice administrators, billing and coding experts, genetic counselors, and nurses, membership options are available for all career stages.

Livestreams or simulcasts will not be available during this course. 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be in writing and received at a minimum of one week prior to the course (September 29, 2023). No refunds will be given after that time. A $75 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations. Substitutions or transfers will be accepted anytime. Partial refunds will not be provided. 

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