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8:00 am Registration

8:30 Breakfast with the Deans
Dean Terry Steyer, M.D. (College of Medicine)
Dean Sarandeep Huja D.D.S., Ph.D (College of Dental Medicine)
Catherine O. Durham, DNP, APRN, FNP, FAAN (College of Nursing)
Philip D. Hall, Pharm.D. (College of Pharmacy)
Paula Traktman, Ph.D. (College of Graduate Studies)
Zoher F. Kapasi PhD, PT, MBA, FAPTA,  (College of Health
Review the latest initiatives in education, research and patient care
from each College.

10:00 Break

10:30 Symposium Opening Session - A Case Study:
Sydney Severance

Suni Patel, M.D. and Sydney Severance

12:15pm Symposium Keynote - The Opioid Epidemic and the Health Care
Providers Role
(Lunch provided)
A. Omar Abubaker, DMD, PhD

2:15 Break

2:30 Breakout Session 1 (select one)   

Advancements in Oral Healthcare: Harnessing the Power of
Artificial Intelligence

Sompop Bencharit, DDS, PhD

Compassionate Connections: The Impact of Palliative
Education, Practice and ????

Kathleen Lindell, PhD, RN and Carrie Cormack, DNP, APRN

New Drug Update 2023-2024
C. Wayne Weart, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA
Describe the updated CDC Immunization Guidelines for 2023-24;
Discuss the updated American College of Cardiology/American
Heart Assoc/Heart Failure Society of America 2022 revised
Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Heart Failure;
Describe the updated 2023 GINA Guidelines for patients with Asthma
and GOLD Guidelines for patients with COPD; Discuss the American
Diabetes Association updated Standards of Care in Diabetes – 2023.

3:30 Break

3:45 Breakout Session 2 (select one)   

  Cardiovascular Genetics: It's in Our DNA
Daniel Judge, M.D. and Naomi Barker

  Designing the Future of Health Care
Joshua Kim

  Health Professions with Dr. Gentry
Dan Gentry, PhD, MHA

4:45 Adjourn