We connect the docs of ada countySM
ACMS Annual Meeting
Saturday October 16, 5:30-8 PM
As of 9/13/21, this event has been flipped into a virtual meeting.
5:30-6:20 PM Virtual Social Hour and Annual Business Meeting (Members Only)
1. Board Succession and Recognitions
2. Annual Financial and Activity Report
6:30 PM Presentation of Physician of the Year Award to Sky Blue, MD
Keynote "The Problem of Alzheimer's - Why It Became a Crisis and What We Can Do About It,” Jason Karlawish, MD
Dr. Karlawish is a Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and Co-Director of the Penn Memory Center, where he cares for patients. He researches and writes about issues at the intersections of bioethics, aging, and the neurosciences.
He is the author of The Problem of Alzheimer’s: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It and the novel Open Wound: The Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont and has written essays for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Hill, STAT, and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
If you are not an ACMS member and would like to view the broadcast and/or purchase Dr. Karlawish's book at a discount, click here.
2021 ACMS Physician of the Year
Infectious Diseases physician Sky Blue MD will be honored at the Annual Meeting as our 2021 ACMS Physician of the Year. As a partner of Sawtooth Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Blue has played a strong role over the past 18 month supporting public health efforts, appearing in the media, and providing COVID education through Project Echo and other channels. In January and August, he ran to fill an open position on the Central District Health board as a physician member in a hotly contested selection process. He has actively served ACMS and been involved with it's programming over the years.
Dr. Blue earned his bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Iowa. He completed his internal medicine residency at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona and his infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Utah. In addition to working at Sawtooth Epidemiology & Infectious Disease, he is also the Medical Director of the HIV Clinic through the Family Practice Residency of Idaho.
When you register for the event, you will have the option of making a donation to support local agencies serving patients with Alzheimer's Disease and their families. To encourage attendance, ACMS members will receive a $25 dinner gift card for themselves and another one for their spouse, partner, guest. These will be mailed after the event.
You may also purchase a discounted copy of Dr. Karlawish's Book The Problem of Alzheimer's which will be mailed to you.
ACMS ANNUAL MEETING
July 31, 6-8 PM