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Take Medicine Back Summit 2023

Patients, physicians, and healthcare workers unite to take medicine back from corporate interests.

By Take Medicine Back, PBLLC

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TMB Summit Agenda (6/15)
Pre Summit Legal Wkshp

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

The $tate of Healthcare

Dale Folwell

Dale Folwell, CPA, Treasurer, North Carolina. Candidate for governor. Dale Folwell does not mince words when he calls the healthcare system refers to the healthcare system as a cartel - keeping patie...

11:20 AM - 11:25 AM

A Video Message From Senator Warren

Sen Elizabeth Warren

11:25 AM - 11:35 AM

Silencing of Physicians: A Personal Account

Ming Lin MD

11:35 AM - 12:00 PM

Keynote: Moral Injury in Medicine

Wendy Dean MD

12:00 AM - 12:10 PM

Losing a Specialty: Emergency Medicine - Canary In The Coal Mine

Robert McNamara MD

12:10 PM - 12:25 PM

Corporate Practice of Medicine - An Historical Perspective

John Diehl, JD

12:25 PM - 12:35 PM

Taking Medicine Back from Corporations: AAEM vs Envision Lawsuit

Robert McNamara MD

12:35 PM - 12:50 PM

Consequences of Corporatization: Due Process & Silencing of Patient Advocates

Vick Norton, MD

12:50 PM - 1:25 PM

Due Process for Physicians - Panel Discussion

12:50 PM - 1:25 PM

Taking Medicine Back in Western North Carolina - Case Study & Panel

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

The Pathophysiology of Private Equity

Gretchen Morgenson

Mitchell Li MD

1:50 PM - 2:00 PM

Envision Health in Bankruptcy - A Case Study in Corporatization

Eileen Appelbaum

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Deprofessionlization of the Healthcare System: Understaffed and Overburdened

Rosemary Batt, PhD

2:20 PM - 2:55 PM

Breakout Panel: Deprofessionalization of Medicine

Rebekah Bernard MD

2:20 PM - 2:55 PM

Breakout Panel: Envision in Bankruptcy - What's next?

Vicki Norton, MD

3:00 PM - 3:55 PM

Plenary Panel: Taking Medicine Back - Legislative Courage is Needed

Marion Mass, MD

Amish Shah, MD

Deborah Fletcher MD

Vicki Norton MD

4:00 PM - 4:55 PM

Plenary Panel: Taking Medicine Back From Within

Mitchell Li, MD

Bobby Mukkamala MD

Sailesh Konda, MD

Marco Fernandez MD

About this event

  • 1 day 8 hours
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Thursday, June 15th - Take Medicine Back Summit - When Wall Street Becomes Your Doctor

Keynote Speaker: Wendy Dean MD, author of "If I Betray These Words: Moral Injury in Medicine And Why It's So Hard for Clinicians To Put Patients First"

Physicians are losing their profession to corporatization, leading to moral injury, and harming patients and society. What are the issues and what can be done? We call on the profession of medicine to act - but help is needed from the policy makers and the public. We are all patients.

  • Hospital Consolidation - and outsourcing your care to Wall-Street
  • The Pathophysiology of Private Equity
  • The Private Equity Playbook
  • Losing a Specialty: The Fall of Emergency Medicine
  • Taking Medicine Back: AAEM VS Envision
  • Taking Medicine Back From Within - a call to action for organized medicine
  • Envision and KKR: A Case Study in Corporate Medicine
  • Mythbusters: Physician Unionization (Yes You Can)
  • A Public Health Crisis - America's Safety Net: A Call To Action for Policymakers: We are all patients

Wednesday, June 14th - Pre-Conference Workshop for Physicians: Legal Self Defense in Medicine

How can a physician experience a satisfying career in medicine while protecting themselves and their family? Topics will focus on regaining autonomy to minimize moral injury in the practice of medicine in an increasingly corporatized environment, with the majority of physicians now being employed by hospitals, insurance companies, and wall-street firms.

  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine and Laws
  • Navigating Non-Competes
  • Starting a private practice
  • Locum Tenens for Career Diversification and Stability
  • Unionization Nuts and Bolts
  • Due Process and Navigating Hospital By-Laws, Board Investigations
  • Qui Tam Lawsuits and Whistleblower Protections
  • Personal Finance Basics for the Indebted Physician

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