47th Conference


AAMA Federal Day 2006
49th Annual AAMA Conference
November 1, 2006

planned by the American College of Federal Healthcare Administrators (ACFHA),

a specialty group of the American Academy of Medical Administrators

7:00-7:45 am       Continental Breakfast/Networking  

7:45 am                 Posting of the Colors       

 7:50 am                Welcome  LT Dawn Hardin, FAAMA, ACFHA Board President

7:55-8:40 am       The VA Response to Hurricane Katrina
                                Robert Lynch, MD
                                Network Director, South Central VA Healthcare Network

8:40-9:30 am       Joint Medical Operations in Theater
                                Col Douglas J. Robb, MD, USAF
                                Command Surgeon, US Central Command

9:30-10:00 am     Break

10:00-11:00 am   Base Realignment and Closure Effect on the                                 Joint Medical Command                                MG George Weightman, MD                                 Commander, US ARMY Medical Center & School                                           and Fort Sam Houston                                 RDML Richard R. Jeffries, MD, USN

                                BGen Patricia C. Lewis, USAF, CAAMA                                 Assistant Surgeon General, Medical Plans and Programs                                 CAPT Elaine C. Ehresmann, PhD, CAAMA, MSC, USN

11:00-11:30 am  Panel Discussion:  BRAC/Joint Command Panel

11:30am-              Federal Day Luncheon
12:30 pm

12:45-1:45 pm    Army:  COL Lisa Weatherington
Service                Navy:  RDML (sel) Michael Mittelman
Breakouts           Air Force:  MGen Gerald E. Harmon
                              PHS:  CAPT Eugene Migliaccio, FAAMA

 12:45-4:00 pm  AAMA Pre-conference:                                Will Pay-for-Performance Improve Your Bottom Line?                Sarah Freymann Fontenot, JD, Professor,                               Trinity University, San Antonio                               Federal Day attendees not attending afternoon breakout

                              sessions are invited to attend the pre-conference at no extra fee.

1:50-2:50 pm      Army:  COL Joseph C. Hightower
Service                Navy:  CAPT John D’Alessandro, LCDR Patricia Miller,

                      LCDR Felix Bigby, CAAMA                               Air Force:  BGen Patricia C. Lewis, CAAMA

                              PHS:  LCDR Kelly Brown

2:50-3:05 pm      Break

3:05-4:05 pm     Army: LTC Jennifer Menetrez
Service               Navy:  Panel discussion
Breakouts          Air Force:  Lt Col Brian Riggs
                             PHS:  LCDR Jean Pierre DeBarros, CAAMA