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Young Physician Section (YPS) webinar - "Opportunities to Practice Preventive Medicine in Industry"
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When: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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Join us on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 8PM (EST) for a Young Physician Section (YPS)-sponsored webinar entitled "Opportunities to Practice Preventive Medicine in Industry.” This is a panel discussion among preventive medicine physicians with diverse careers including health care corporations, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, and health care consulting. The target audience is those seeking more exposure to the specialty of preventive medicine. The session will start with a brief introduction followed by each panelist's overview of their career path. The latter half of the session will be devoted to discussion and Q/A moderated by Katrina Rhodes, MD, MS, FACPM, YPS Regent to ACPM Board of Regents.

Featured speakers include:

Halley S. Faust, MD, MPH, MA, FACPM, FACPE is a board-certified preventive medicine physician who currently works in bioethics and venture capital. Dr. Faust manages Jerome Capital, LLC, a venture capital fund and in 2011 co-edited the book Prevention vs. Treatment: What’s the Right Balance? Dr. Faust has previously worked with venture capital fund Medmax Ventures, LLC (1991-2000), as an HMO manager (HealthAmerica Corporation 1983-1986), as a health insurance manager (Aetna Employee Benefits Division 1987-1991), and as founder and director of the health care consulting firm Health Analysts, Inc. (1979-1983), and co-founded the Preventive Medicine Center of Ann Arbor. Dr. Faust has held numerous past positions with ACPM and is currently ACPM Present-Elect and Chair of the Committee on Ethics.


Bob Carr, MD, MPH, FACPM is a board-certified preventive medicine physician who currently works as Senior Vice President and Corporate Medical Director of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Dr. Carr has been with the company for 25 years and currently leads the Environment Health & Safety function for GSK worldwide. Dr. Carr’s primary focus is on enhancing health and sustainable performance of GSK’s workforce while ensuring zero harm to its people and our planet. Prior to GlaxoSmithKline, Dr. Carr was an officer in the USAF Surgeon General’s Office on Disease Prevention & Health Promotion. Dr. Carr also currently serves on numerous professional and community boards including the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Drexel School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


This presentation is part of the ACPM YPS webinar series. Physicians early in their careers, residents, and medical students are encouraged to attend. ACPM is the national professional society for physicians who specialize in preventive medicine. YPS membership is open to all ACPM members under the age of 40 or within 8 years of residency completion.


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