This schedule is subject to change.
Please note:  Times indicated are Eastern Time Zone.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The American Society of Addiction Medicine and The Federation of State Physician Health Programs (FSPHP). The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. FSPHP 2021 Virtual Education Conference & Annual Business Meeting Faculty, Planning Committee and CE Reviewer Disclosure. 

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

10:00am - 12:00pm *Pre-Conference Workshop - Introduction to Motivational Interviewing for Physician Health Program Staff

Lisa Merlo, PhD, MPE

12:30pm - 2:00pm

FSPHP New Member Meeting
A meeting of new members to meet each other and to review FSPHP membership goals

2:30pm - 4:30pm *Pre-Conference Workshop - Drug Testing in PHPs: The Nexus Between Toxicological Possibility and Reasonable Clinical Certainty
Gary Reisfield, MD; Scott Teitelbaum, MD; Joe Jones, PhD, NRCC-TC


Thursday, April 1, 2021
Conference Day 1

11:00am - 12:00pm

Opening Day Morning Mixer - Introductions of our 2021 Exhibitors, Speakers, and Attendees - Welcome and Introductions
Linda Bresnahan, MS, FSPHP Executive Director
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, FSPHP President

12:00pm - 1:00pm

*FSPHP & Physician Health Update
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, FSPHP President

1:00pm - 1:30pm Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing
  • UF Health Florida Recovery Center
  • Bradford Health Services
  • FSSolutions
  • Affinity eHealth
  • The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place
1:30pm - 3:00pm  General Session
*Multiple Pathways to Recovery with Mutual Help Groups

Keith Humphreys, PhD
3:00pm - 3:15pm

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

  • Veritus
  • CeDAR
  • Acadia Healthcare
  • Labcorp
3:15pm - 4:00pm

Breakout Session A
*Imaging Biomarker for Addiction Treatment Outcome Preliminary Clinical Results
Osama Abulseoud, MD

Breakout Session B
*Female Physicians with Substance Use Disorders: Outcomes and Challenges
Fran Langdon, MD; Greg Skipper, MD

Breakout Session C
*Preparing for PEERTM: How Soft is Your Underbelly?
Laura Moss, MD; Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM; Shea Scheuler, MA, LMFTA, SUDP

4:00pm - 4:15pm

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

  • RecoveryTrek
  • Menninger Clinic
4:15pm - 5:00pm

Breakout Session A
*Challenges in Navigating Disability Discrimination and Privacy Laws in Addressing Physician Health
Richard Barton, Esq.; Rachael Harrington, Esq.; Julian Lean Esq.

Breakout Session B
*Lessons from the Physician Health Program for Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Implementing Innovations for Aftercare Recovery Support and Monitoring to Attain Five-Year Recovery
Robert DuPont, MD; Daniel Angres, MD

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

5:00pm - 5:15pm

  • Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services

5:15pm - 5:30pm

  • Visit Exhibitor Profiles
5:30pm - 6:45pm FSPHP Silent Auction & Exhibitor Introductions


Welcome Remarks and Introduction of Exhibitors by Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, FSPHP President 
Announcement of Auction Items and Thank Donors
by Martha Brown, MD, Program Planning Committee Chair
Silent Bidding and Winners Announced by
Martha Brown, MD & Doris Gundersen, MD, Program Planning Committee Co-Chairs


Thursday, April 8, 2021
Conference Day 2

9:15am - 10:15am Gentle Mindfulness Meditation / Yoga
Facilitated by Lindsay Shea, BA, SUDP, RYT
9:15am - 10:15am 

Open Mutual Support Meeting
Facilitated by Ben Seymour, CADC, CIP; Chaired by Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM
All are welcome. A separate RSVP is required

10:15am - 10:30am

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

  • Affinity eHealth
  • Caron Treatment Centers
  • Fellowship Hall
  • Labcorp
10:30am - 10:45am

Morning Mixer - Welcome Remarks, Introductions of Exhibitors and Speakers
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, FSPHP President 

10:45am - 12:00pm General Session

*How To Establish Trust and Credibility With Your State Medical Board
Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM; Lynn Hankes, MD; P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM, DABAM; Reeves Johnson, MD; Scott Hambleton, MD, DFASAM

12:00pm - 12:15pm

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

  • UF Health Florida Recovery Center
  • Soberman's Estate
  • Bradford Health
12:15pm - 1:30pm

General Session
*Controlling the Message: Communications Strategies for PHPs
Andrew Laing; Neal Browne - Agency 33

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Lunch Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

1:30pm - 1:45pm

  • FSSolutions
  • Pavillon
  • Geisinger Marworth

1:45pm - 2:00pm

  • The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place
  • Soberlink

2:00pm - 2:15pm

  • Veritus
  • CeDAR
  • Talbott Recovery Campus
2:15pm - 3:15pm

Breakout Session A
*How Leaders Can Use Participatory Management Skills to Take Care of Their Teams: The Rationale, Applications, and Live Demonstration 
Diana Dill, EdD; Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM

Breakout Session B
*PHP Fundraising Stories:  Lessons Learned in Leveraging Resources
Speakers will share their examples and invite attendees to engage in dialogue about impactful fundraising strategies 
Heather Wilson, MSW, CFRE, CAE

Breakout Session C
*Improving Self-Awareness to Support Case Management Strategies Among PHPs: The Benefits of Personality Awareness and Mindfulness
Maggie Miller Tipton, PsyD; Greg Gable, PsyD; Kathy Moore, LPC

3:15pm - 3:30pm 

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

  • MARR Addiction Treatment Center
  • Providence Treatment
3:30pm - 4:30pm

General Session 
*How COVID-19 has Impacted the Personal Complexity and Mental Health of the Health Care Professional 
Arthur Hengerer, MD

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

4:30pm - 4:45pm

  • Caron Treatment Centers
  • Acumen Assessments/Acumen Institute

4:45pm - 5:00pm

  • JourneyPure Center for Professional Excellence
5:00pm - 6:30pm

*Poster Symposiums Showcase

Promoting a Healthy Workforce:  Development and Implementation of a Statewide Program for Medical Student Well-Being
Alexis Polles, MD; Lisa Merlo, PhD, MPE

What Can the Seven Dwarves Tell Us About Professionalism Issues
Betsy Williams, PhD, MPH

"I Could Have Done More to Save Her Medical License" - An Early-Career Psychiatrist's Confession
Jagdeep Kaur, MD, MRO

"Rewrite the Stars": How PHPs Enhance Recovery and Foster Resiliency
Ruchi Mishra Fitzgerald, MD, FAAFP

Nascent Surgeons: A Dying Breed?
Pamela Rowland, PhD

Treating Trauma in Physicians with Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders
Robyn Hacker, PhD, LP; Jason Sapp, DO

The Year of COVID-19: Was Relapse Prominent?
Scott McBeth, PhD

Healthcare-Specific Virtual Twelve-Step Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Penelope Ziegler, MD; Mary Raum, MD

The Applicability and Effectiveness of the "West Virginia Model" a Group-based Approach to Medication Assisted Treatment
Jeremy Hustead, MD

Monitoring Safety-Sensitive Workers in the Age of COVID - Risky, or Progressive?
Jon Novick, MD; Lisa Lefebvre, MD, MPH

The Impact of the Pandemic on Remedial Education Programs: Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Bill O'Neill, MBA

Technology and the Internet: Evolving Influences on Addiction
Anish John, MD

Developing and Implementing Emotional Support Services for Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Karen Miotto, MD; Rebecca Wilkinson, MSPH; Jesse Sanford; Elizabeth Kyababchyan

Women in Medicine Experiencing Occupational Stress and Burnout during COVID-19
Doina Lupea MD, MHSc


Thursday, April 15, 2021
Conference Day 3

9:15am - 10:15am 

Open Mutual Support Meeting
Facilitated by Ben Seymour, CADC, CIP; Chaired by Michael Ramirez, MS
All are welcome. A separate RSVP is required.

9:15am - 10:15am  Gentle Mindfulness Meditation / Yoga
Facilitated by Lindsay Shea, BA, SUDP, RYT
10:15am - 10:30am Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing
10:30am  - 11:00am Morning Mixer - Diamond and Emerald Session - Poster Symposium Winners Announced
Scott Hambleton, MD, DFASAM, FSPHP President-Elect
11:00am - 12:00pm General Session
*Physician Burnout in the Era of COVID

Michael Tutty, PhD
12:00pm - 12:15pm

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

  • Affinity eHealth
  • Soberlink
  • Sheppard Pratt
12:15pm - 1:15pm Breakout Session A

*Unretirement: Supporting Advanced Career Physicians in the Age of COVID
Doina Lupea, MD, MHSc; Maureen Dinnan, JD

Breakout Session B
*Sleep Apnea in Addicted Healthcare Professionals: Understanding the Importance of Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea with Respect to Occupational Safety and Relapse Risks
Brad Sokal, PhD; Michael Wilkerson, MD

Breakout Session C
*Implementation of a Structured Suicide Risk Assessment Protocol for PHP Referrals and Participants
Lisa Merlo, PhD, MPE; Alexis Polles, MD; Kim Simon, MPPA

1:15pm  - 2:00pm 

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

1:15pm - 1:30pm

  • Pavillon
  • The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place
  • Cypress Path, LLC

1:30pm - 1:45pm

  • FSSolutions
  • Acadia Healthcare

1:45pm - 2:00pm

  • Bradford Health
2:00pm - 2:45pm

Breakout Session A
*Recovery for Children of Addicted Healthcare Professionals through IDAA: The Jerry Moe Program
Penelope Ziegler, MD; Jerry Moe, MA

Breakout Sessions B
*Building Bridges to Spread the Message on PHPs and Physician Well-being
Erin Caulder, MD/ Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH

2:45pm - 3:00pm 

Break & Exhibitor Booth Viewing

  • UF Health Florida Recovery Center
3:00pm - 3:45pm

General Session
*What Can Working in Professional Assistance with Federal Judges Teach Us about the Essential Nature of Our Work in PHPs?
Michael Gendel, MD; Honorable Marcia Krieger, JD

3:45pm - 5:00pm

General Session
*How Will the Traumas of COVID-19 Affect Us in the Long Term?  Initial Results from a Longitudinal Study of Health Care Workers and First Responders
Rebecca Hendrickson MD, PhD

5:00pm - 5:30pm Closing Remarks 
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, FSPHP President


Thursday, April 29, 2021

3:00pm - 5:00pm        Annual Business Meeting
Open to FSPHP State, Associate, Honorary, and International Members
A separate RSVP on the conference registration form is required.