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This post-conference event is part of the annual international conference and is included in your attendee fee. If you wish to only attend this workshop, you must pay a fee.

When: 11/21/2015
8:00 AM
Where: Room 201-202
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans 70130
United States
Contact: Rebecca Nordan

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The Medical Fitness Association is your solution to integrating safe ad appropriate exercise to complement traditional medical care. Allow us to introduce you and your team to the integrated concept of Medical Fitness.

Join us November 21st in beautiful New Orleans as we meet, greet and learn from each other. 

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 



8am-8:15am       Welcome and Introduction by President and CEO, Bob Boone
8:15-9:15am       Transition from PCP to Community Health Leader by Dr. Eric Griggs
9:15-10:15am      Updates in the Medical Weight Loss and Community Based Wellness by Dr. Lori Hurst
10:15-10:30am    Networking Break
10:30-11:30am    Exercise and Fitness after CVA by Dr. Julie Larsen
11:30-12:30pm    Population Health by Ingrid Edshteyn, DO
12:30-2pm          Working Luncheon (lunch will be provided) 

Course Descriptions:


Transition from PCP to Community Health Leader
This session will review how the process can be beneficial to the facility and the community. As well as the outreach impact on patients and the new role as a health care provider. 

Updates in Medical Weight Loss and Community Based Wellness
This topic is important for physicians because overweight/obesity is an epidemic, and it is co-morbid with several other chronic disease states we treat. There are more options for medical treatment than ever before, and because several of them are new, physicians may not be aware of them. 

Exercise and Fitness after CVA
With the development of new medications and interventional procedures, patients are not dying from strokes, but rather living with disabilities. Some patients seem very motivated to prevent additional strokes and are eager to exercise. 

Population Health
Poppulation health as a model for healthcare delivery offers a promising opportunity for the integration of comprehensive medical fitness programs. This session reviews the evidence underlying medical fitness based lifestyle change programs, their integration within health systems, and the structure and process components to be considered for effective and efficient program design. We'll review the practical metrics in program evaluation, balancing the needs of the patient as a consumer and the demands of the hospital in attaining cost-effective outcomes. To fit these needs of population health integrated medical fitness programs, we'll review the emerging technologies that enable a scalable strategy. 


Our Physician Track will offer the following registration rates to those who are not already registered for the Annual International Conference. If you are registered for the Conference, this is included with your ticket. 

Physician $125

Resident $25

Student $0

Registration includes seminar materials, breakfast and lunch plus CME's (Category 1)


We look forward to welcoming you into the Medical Fitness Association providing resources to your patient's wellness needs. Get All Jazzed Up for Medical Fitness!


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