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2020 Program

DCMS Annual meeting & Future of healthcare conference

2020 Program Schedule

Monday, October 5

Welcome Reception


Keynote Speech, AMA President Susan Bailey, MD

DCMS Annual Meeting and Inauguration of Incoming President Elizabeth DeVos, MD



Tuesday, October 6


Kickoff Speech, AMA President Susan Bailey, MD

Segment One: Movement is Life

“Movement is Life Caucus – Operation Change and Shared Decision Making” - Mary O’Connor, MD, MILC Chair

“What’s Good in Your Hood: How Your Neighborhood Affects Your Health” – Thomas Ely, DO, President of the American Osteopathic Association

Segment Two: COVID-19 in Florida

“A Local Perspective of COVID-19 Response” –  Pauline Rolle, MD, Florida Dept. of Health in Duval County

“Racial and ethnic disparities in diagnosing COVID-19”– Ann-Marie Knight, VP, Community Engagement & Chief Diversity Officer, and Ross Jones, MD, Medical Director, Community Health  UF Health Jacksonville

Lunch Program: Veteran Suicide, Rory Diamond, CEO of K9s for Warriors

Segment Three: Environment and Health

“Climate Change and Its Impact on Health in Northeast Florida” – Todd Sack MD, Borland Groover Clinic

“Health Risks of Rising River Water Levels from The St. Johns River” - River Keeper Lisa Rineman 

Segment Four: Innovations & Research at Jacksonville's UF Health and Mayo Clinic

“How UF Jax is Advancing Medical Research” – Alexander Parker, PhD, UF Health Jacksonville

“Cutting Edge Research at Mayo Clinic” – Charles Bruce, MD, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville