EMERGE 2023 featuring PLICO Evening Rounds


Course Description

EMERGE 2023 offers the opportunity to gain access to unique insights into the business side of family medicine while making connections with your fellow residents as well as practicing physicians. PLICO is pleased to partner with the Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians to offer an Evening Rounds* event in conjunction with EMERGE 2023. Graham Billingham, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Chief Medical Officer, MedPro Group will open the conference with the presentation, The Impact of Soft Skills on MPL beginning at 9:00am. Registration is free for Medical Students, Residents and our PLICO insured physicians and staff. When you register, you will be asked about your plan for the day.
Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 CME™ is only available for The Impact of Soft Skills on MPL. The additional programs provide valuable information re: issues that impact the Family Physician.

8:30am-9:00am        Registration and breakfast-Sponsored by PLICO
9:00am-11:00am      The Impact of Soft Skills on MPL*
                                 Graham Billingham, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
11:15am-12:15pm    FAQs:Your Professional Liability Coverage
                                 Phillip Smith, MHA, CPHRM, CIC, RPLU
12:15pm-1:15pm      Lunch
                                 Finding Your Perfect Job in Family Medicine
                                 OAFP Member Physicians Panel 
1:15pm-2:15pm        Physician Contracting Issues-Employment Agreements and Beyond
                                 Cori Loomis, JD
2:15pm-3:15pm        Risks and Rewards of Earning More
                                 Marcie Plumbtree
3:15pm-4:00pm        Physician Advocacy: What is It and How Do We Do It?
                                 Raye Reeder, MD and Kari Webber, CAE
5:00pm                     Social Event (location to be determined)

Target Audience

The educational design addresses the needs and issues of resident physicians and practicing physicians.

Accreditation and Disclosure Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Oklahoma State Medical Association (OSMA) and PLICO. The OSMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The OSMA designates this activity for a maximum of  2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Faculty, CME Planning, Reviewer and Moderator have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. The OSMA CME Manager has mitigated all information with ineligible companies and has resolved all conflicts of interest if applicable.

To officially receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and a CME certificate of participation, the attendee must complete the online evaluations for each presentation attended.

The Oklahoma State Medical Association has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AC­CME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.The ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that the Oklahoma State Medical Association provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports US health care quality improvements.The ACCME employs a rigorous, multilevel process for evaluating institutions' continuing medical education programs according to the high accreditation standards adopted by all seven ACCME member organizations. These organizations of medicine in the US are the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the US, Inc."