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Building Community Health and Wellness through Business, Culture and Policy is a one-day symposium exploring the impact of a variety of societal influences on community health. The event is an opportunity for senior-level representatives from health systems, insurers, employers, industry, government, medical associations, community programs other individuals and organizations focused on health to come together to explore how to create successful, vibrant, and healthy communities.

  • What does it mean to engineer better health?
  • What do communities that successfully engineer better health look like?
  • What role can and do employers play?


Attendees must register in advance or onsite to participate in this event. Discounted early and advance registration rates will end July 20 and August 10 as described in the charts below. Online registration will end August 17. Registration fee includes one printed copy of the Board Review Course syllabus and the CME and MOC credits are free for members ($10/credit for non-members).


After August 17, only onsite registrations will be accepted. Do not fax, email, or mail your registrations after this date. Please note personal checks will not be accepted onsite.

Pricing Chart Member Non-Member
Early (4/1–7/20) $839 $1039
Advance (7/21–8/10) $899 $1099
Onsite (8/10–8/17) $1099 $1299
ACPM Members in good standing save $200

Earning Credit

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ACPM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 38.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The meeting has also been approved for credit toward Maintenance of Certification (MOC) by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.


10:00 AM – Registration / Light Breakfast
10:45 AM – ACPM's Health System Transformation Efforts
11:15 AM – Introduction to CDC's 6|18 Initiative
11:45 AM – Case Studies and Implementation Examples
12:45 PM – Lunch and Breakout Groups
1:00 PM – Listening Session and Discussion
2:30 PM – Group Report and Q&A Sessions
3:30 PM – Wrap-Up and Evaluation
4:00 PM – Adjournment

Preliminary Program

Welcome (9:00–9:15 am)
  • Daniel S. Blumenthal, MD, MPH, FACPM, President, American College of Preventive Medicine
Keynote Address (9:15 - 10:00 am)
Strategies for Building Healthy Communities through Movement and Nutrition
  • Robin Schepper, Senior Adviser, Bipartisan Policy Center and former Executive Director, Let's Move, The White House
SESSION (10:00–10:45 am)
The Business of Community Health and the Business Community
  • Robert W. Carr, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Professor and Director, Executive Masters Program in Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University
  • Daniel S. Blumenthal, MD, MPH, FACPM, President, American College of Preventive Medicine
  • Mike Heckman, Vice President, Population Health Services, Cerner Corporation
  • Jane Pennington, Chief of Staff, UnitedHealth Group
Break (10:45–11:00 am)
Policy (12:30–1:15 pm)
Policy Review

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Wrap-Up (2:15–2:30 pm)
The Future is Today: Where We Go From Here
  • Michael Barry, CAE, Executive Director, American College of Preventive Medicine


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Robin Schepper
Senior Adviser, Bipartisan Policy Center

Robin Schepper is a senior advisor to the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Prevention Initiative. Schepper uses her background in international events, four Democratic presidential campaigns, communications and community organizing to bring stakeholders together to develop strategies for helping kids be more physically active and to get the nutrition they need. Most recently, as executive director of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative, Schepper built up the program and worked with 12 federal agencies, tribal governments, local elected officials, national organizations, sports leagues, media celebrities, and the private sector to find ways to engage every sector of society to combat the epidemic of childhood obesity. Over the past 20 years, Schepper’s career has spanned many arenas. Some examples include serving as Washington State director for Clinton-Gore; consulting for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games; serving as a committee staff director for Senator Tom Daschle and founding two consulting businesses, Pyramid Communications and Wayfinder, Inc.

Rick Brush
CEO, HICCup and Collective Health

Rick Brush is CEO of HICCup, a nonprofit startup. HICCup is a sponsor of the Way to Wellville, a five-year challenge to dramatically improve population health outcomes in five U.S. communities. In 2015, HICCup launched the Wellville Accelerator, a unique platform that brings together leading solution providers with the Wellville communities to fast-track scalable solutions that address the multiple clinical, social and contextual determinants of health. Rick is also founder and CEO of Collective Health, which developed the Health Impact Bond®, a pay-for-success (PFS) model that leverages future health care cost savings to generate upfront investment in prevention. Before turning entrepreneur, Rick was chief strategy and marketing officer for the national employer segment at Cigna, the fourth-largest U.S. health insurer. While at Cigna, Rick co-founded the company's Communities of Health venture, which worked with multi-stakeholder coalitions around the country to address community factors driving high rates of illness. Rick has held executive roles at Ford Motor Credit Company, Bank One and KPMG, and has worked extensively with businesses, communities and nonprofits to drive cross-sector partnerships and collective impact.

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Full 5-Day Course Member Non-Member
Early (4/1–7/20) $839 $1039
Advance (7/21–8/10) $899 $1099
Onsite (8/10–8/17) $1099 $1299
ACPM Members in good standing save $200
Weekend 2-Day Course Member Non-Member
Early (4/1–7/20) $464 $574
Advance (7/21–8/10) $515 $625
Onsite (8/10–8/17) $714 $824
ACPM Members in good standing save $110
Specialty Breakout Member Non-Member
Early (4/1–7/20) $349 $459
Advance (7/21–8/10) $399 $509
Onsite (8/10–8/17) $599 $709
ACPM Members in good standing save $110

Agenda / Schedule

Schedules can get very complicated, especially when there are concurrent sessions and tracks by specialties. The below schedule was create for the board review course. The first couple days are standard and then the specialty breakouts start and I've represented that with orange so you can see they run slightly out of the timeframe of the meeting as a whole. 

Friday, August 19

  • Registration open 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 20

  • Registration open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Session (8:30 AM - 2:45 PM)
  • Jill Waalen, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Professor,Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute
Session (3:00 - 6:00 PM)
  • Ned Calonge, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Breaks & Meals
  • Break at 10:00 - 10:15 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 12:15 - 1:15 PM
  • Break at 2:45 - 3:00 PM
  • Break at 4:15 - 4:30 PM

Sunday, August 21

  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Session (8:30 - 10:30 AM)
Epidemiology (continued)
  • Ned Calonge, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Concurrent Sessions (10:45 AM - 1:45 PM)
Discussion / Problem Solving
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
Session (1:45 - 5:30 PM)
Clinical Preventive Medicine
  • Alexander Krist, MD, MPH, Assistant Clinical Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
Breaks & Meals
  • Break at 10:30 - 10:45 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 11:45 - 12:45 PM
  • Break at 3:15 - 3:30 PM

Monday, August 22

  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Session (8:30 - 10:45 AM)
Clinical Preventive Medicine Infectious Disease
  • Robert Dana Bradshaw, MD, MPH, Colonel, USAF, MC, Associate Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Session (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Health Services Management
  • Systems-Based Practice (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
  • Medical Economics (1:30 – 3:00 PM)
  • Mirza Rahman, MD, MPH, FACPM, Vice President, Clinical Safety & Pharmacovigilance & Global Head of Pharmacovigilance, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Session (3:15 - 6:00 PM)
Environmental Health
  • Francesca K. Litow, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Co-Director,Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency, Associate Faculty, Departmental Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Breaks & Meals
  • Break at 10:45 - 11:00 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 12:30 - 1:30 PM
  • Break at 3:00 - 3:15 PM
  • Break at 4:30 - 4:45 PM

Tuesday, August 23

  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Session (8:30 - 11:45 AM)
Environmental – Fundamentals of Occupational Medicine (Core)
  • John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, Department of Preventive Medicine Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Session (11:45 AM - 2:45 PM)
Behavior and Mental Health
  • Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, Assistant Professor, Departments of Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, University of California at Davis
Breaks & Meals
  • Break at 10:30 - 10:45 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 12:45 - 1:45 PM
  • Break at 2:45 - 3:00 PM
  • Break at 4:30 - 4:45 PM

Wednesday, August 24

  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*Dr. Weiss is serving in his personal capacity. The views expressed are his/her own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the United States Government.

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