Washington State Conference


Presented by
American College of Managed Care Administrators a division of the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) and Washington Chapter of the

American Academy of Medical Administrators

Sponsored by the AAMA Research and Educational Foundation, Inc.

Virginia Mason Medical Center Blackford Hall 1000 Seneca Street

Seattle, WA  98111

AAMA Credentialing Exam
April 20th, 12:30 – 4:30 PM

This two-day education conference will provide insight into better management through exploration of what theory, research and practice on organizational change offers to healthcare professionals, how national legislation impacts health care at the state level, the impact and importance of effective leadership on the change process, how innovative new healthcare positions may help us manage change, and how we can use humor to bring change into perspective.

We are pleased to have as speakers a stellar faculty of prominent northwest educators and successful healthcare leaders focusing on managing change in healthcare.

Ronald H. Cooper, MD Practicing Hospitalist Department of Medicine Madigan Army Medical Center Tacoma, WA Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, MPH Associate Professor of Public Health Coordinator of Health Care Administrative Programs Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
Michael Meines Director of the Army Medical Department of Excellence for Customer Relations  Public Affairs Officer Madigan Army Medical Center Tacoma, WA Larry A. Mullins, CFAAMA, CHE President/CEO  Samaritan Health Services Corvallis, OR
Joel Wakefield, JD Director of Public Policy  Sr. Legal Counsel  Virginia Mason Medical Center

Seattle, WA

William E. Welton, DrPH, MHA Program Director for the Masters in Health Administration Program  University of Washington