2023 Annual Meeting Schedule

Conference program as of 10/4/2023. Program and faculty are subject to change.

*Additional fees apply

Session details available here.


Thursday, October 12  
8:00 AM - Noon

Pre-Conference workshop: Population Health Strategies for the Care of Frail Seniors*

Karen Abrashkin, MD; Katrina Booth, MD; Joseph Spurlock, MD; Anthony Zizza, MD; Calvin Tsao, MD; Chris Stark, MD, Optum Health

8:00 AM - Noon

Pre-Conference workshop: Education*

Rachel K. Miller, MD, MSEd, UPenn; Melissa Morgan-Gouveia, MD, Christiana Care Health System; Mariah Robertson, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins; Katie Wang, MD, UW Madison; Rachel Zimmer, RN, DNP, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-conference workshopLeadership*

Teri Mano; Zenobia Brown; Judith Heller, Northwell Health

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-conference workshopDon't Sit On It! The Do's and Don'ts of Diagnosing, Debriding, Dressing and Offloading*

Yasmin Meah, MD, CWSP, Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program/ ISMMS

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pre-conference session (virtual)Hospital at Home Users Group Annual Meeting 2023: Built to Last*
Friday, October 13  
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast with exhibitors
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:40 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Presentation

Imelda Dacones, MD FACP, Optum Washington

10:30 AM - 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions

Are You Ready for Value-Based Contracting? (VBC)

Robin Stawasz, LMSW, Acclivity Health Solutions; Jeremy Powell, BS, BA, ME, Acclivity Health Solutions, Inc.


The State of the Science of home-based medical care: What do we need to know for success? (Clinical Practice)

Orla Sheehan, MD, PhD, John Hopkins University, RCSI Connolly Hospital; Robbie Zimbroff, MD, University of California, San Francisco; Katherine Ornstein, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University


Addressing Microaggressions in the Home (Education)

Mariah Robertson, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins; Evie Kalmar, MD, MS, University of California, San Francisco; Rachel Miller, MD, MSEd, University of Pennsylvania 


Hospital at Home 101 (H@H)

Linda DeCherrie, MD, Medically Home; David Levine, MD, Harvard Medical School; Bruce Leff, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

11:30 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch with exhibitors
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Leveraging data to improve performance

Melissa Singleton, MeD, HCCI; Alex Binder, VNA Health Group; Bruce Kinosian, MD, University of Pennsylvania; Tom Lally, MD, Bloom Healthcare

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Concurrent Sessions

Theory and Practice of Longitudinal Home Care Medicine for High Need, Complex Populations in Value-Based Payment Models (VBC)

Bradley Harner, MS, Gary and Mary West Health Institute; Pouya Afshar, M.D., M.B.A, Presidium Health


Non-pharmacologic interventions for behavioral symptoms of dementia: Implementing the DICE Approach and the Tailored Activity Program (TAP) (Clinical Practice)

Katie Wang, MD; Rita Teniente, BSN, UW Health; Connor Warren, OTR/L, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Meeting patients where they are: engaging patients in challenging living situations (Clinical Practice)

Peter Gliatto, MD; Bienvenida Pereira, LCSW, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai ; Bethany Skillen, MPA, BSN, RN, Trinity Health


Building a Care Process Model and Medication Formulary for Hospital at Home using Infusion Pharmacy Services (H@H)

Brooke Miller, PharmD, Intermountain Homecare and Hospice Pharmacy; Nathan Starr, DO, Castell/Intermountain Health

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM Concurrent Sessions

Transforming a Home-Based Primary Care Practice to Value-Based Care:  Our Experience with ACO REACH (VBC)

Sheridan Reiger, MD MPH; Cristine Oropez, MD; Grady Murphy, MBA, ConcertoCare


Beyond the Screening: A Home-Based Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Addressing SDOH (Clinical Practice)

Kristen Brey, MSW; Claudia Craemer, MSSW CAPSW CCM, UW Health


Preparing our Healthcare Workforce for the expansion of medical care in the home: Home Based Primary Care & Hospital at Home Training Opportunities (Education)

Rachel Miller, MD, MSEd, University of Pennsylvania; David M. Levine, MD, MPH, MA, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School; Melissa Morgan-Gouveia, MD, Christiana Care Health System


Tech-enabled Hospital at Home: Leveraging 21st Century Innovation to Achieve Scale (H@H)

Jared Conley, MD, PhD, MPH, MGH / Harvard Medical School

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Concurrent Sessions

Understanding Pain in Homebound Older Adults (Clinical Practice)

Maria Mendoza de La Garza, MD, Mayo Clinic


Buprenorphine for Pain management (Clinical Practice)

 Jason Keiner, DO, Crozer Health


Public Policy Update

Joy Chen


Expanding the Team: The Key Role Community Paramedics Play in Hospital@Home (H@H)

Tia Radant, MS, NRP; Chrisanne Timpe, MD, HealthPartners

4:50 PM - 5:30 PM General Session and Awards presentation
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Poster Session
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM New Leaders Networking Event at SPIN Seattle (off site)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hospital at Home Networking Event at SPIN Seattle, sponsored by Medically Home (off site)
Saturday, October 14  
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast with exhibitors
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM SIG Meetings
9:10 AM - 10:10 AM Concurrent Sessions

Fresh Food Rx: A Community Engaged Approach to Addressing Food Insecurity for Older Adults (Population Health)

 Rachel Zimmer, RN, DNP, AGPCNP-C, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist


The National Home-Based Primary Care Learning Network 1-Minute Survey Greatest Hits (Clinical Practice)

Bruce Leff, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Christine Ritchie, MD MSPH, Massachusetts General Hospital; Orla Sheehan, MD PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Life after Onboarding – Precepting and Continued Education for our Home-Based Medical Care Workforce (Education)

Audrey Tan, DO; Victoria Kopke, MD, Landmark Health


Remembering Our "Why": The Voice of Patients and Caregivers in a Hospital at Home Model (H@H)

Sarah Paez, MS; Danielle McGrath, Medically Home

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Concurrent Sessions

Building for the Future:  Making Room for Innovations in HBMC (Practice Mgmt)

Theresa Soriano, MD MPH, Landmark Health; Pippa Shulman, DO MPH, Medically Home; Tom Lally, MD, Bloom Healthcare


Designing an Age-Friendly Health System (Clinical Practice)

Stephanie Rogers , MD, UCSF


House Calls Approach to Evaluation and Management of COPD (Clinical Practice)

Cristine Oropez, MD


Helping the Penguins on the Melting Iceberg: Change Management for Broader System Adoption in Launching and Scaling Home Hospital Programs (H@H)

Matthew Richards, MD; Pamela Saenger, MD; Lucille Woodard, MD, Medically Home

11:30 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch with exhibitors
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Concurrent Sessions

Opportunities and Challenges for Strong Care Transitions Across Home-Based Services (Pop. Health)

Abigail Baim-Lance, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/ JJ Peters VA Medical Center; Tuyet-Trinh (Trini) Truong, MD, FACP; Meng Zhang, MD, Mount Sinai Health System


Dementia 101: Detection, Diagnosis, Disclosure, and Management of Behavioral Disturbances (Clinical Practice)

Ina Li, MD, Christiana Care Health System


Cardiac Structural Interventions in the Elderly; Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (Clinical Practice)

Michael Kostal, MD, University of Pennsylvania


Age-Friendly Care & Hospital-In-Home: Implementations in the VA Health Care System (H@H)

Shivani Jindal, MD, MPH, VA Boston Healthcare System/ VA Central Office of Geriatrics & Extended Care; Jennifer Sullivan, PhD, VA Providence Healthcare System/ LTSS-COIN

2:10 PM - 2:55 PM Concurrent Sessions

Lessons Learned Utilizing a Risk Stratification Tool to Assist in Complex Care Management (VBC)

Courtney Gordon, DNP; Tom Baker, BSN; Rebecca Conant, MD


Integrated, Whole-person Care for Home Based Seniors with Complex Condition (Clinical Practice)

Christopher Dennis, MD, MBA; Tanni Bromley, PA, Landmark Health; Karen Pyott, Optum Health


Home Care Coordination (HCC): Post acute care for high risk patients

Savitri Aguiar, MD, Department of Veterans Affairs


Identifying and enrolling HaH patients: from the Command Center or from the front lines (H@H)

Margaret Paulson, DO, Mayo Clinic Health System; Jeni McGrew, APRN, Mayo Clinic Arizona; Michael Maniaci, MD, Mayo Clinic Florida

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Session

Pippa Shulman, DO MPH, Medically Home

4:00 PM - 4:10 PM Closing Remarks


American Academy for Home Care Medicine
2023 Annual Meeting
October 12 - 14, 2023

Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and American Academy for Home Care Medicine. Amedco LLC 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.

ACCME Credit Designation Statement
Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.