2020-2021 Physician Champion Network Schedule

​Date
​Topic
​Description
​September 22, 2021
Open Discussion with your Peers

An opportunity to connect with your peers for an open discussion.​
November 3, 2021
Access to Care
Continuity hinges on timely access to care.  When it comes to improving access, it’s about making small changes that add up to big results.  We’ll discuss strategies and approaches for engaging others in taking action on access to continuity.
December 15, 2021
LEADS in a Caring Environment: Reigniting the Flame: Burnout Recovery
​Physician burnout is at an all time high. Recovering from burnout is possible, and it requires taking action.  As well as sharing practical tips and strategies for recovery, we'll engage in group discussion and problem-solving.
January 26, 2022
3 Skills Every Physician Needs to Lead an Effective Team
​In the Patient's Medical Home, teamwork is key.  And every effective team needs a leader to guide the way.  We'll discuss 3 important team leadership skills that you can start putting into practice right away.
March 9, 2022
LEADS in a Caring Environment: I'm Okay, You're Okay: Techniques for Managing Conflict
​Most people avoid conflict, but healthy conflict is important - especially for effective teamwork and innovation.  In this session, you'll learn tips and strategies for managing conflict painlessly.
April 20, 2022
​Change Management 101
​Change is many things: difficult, unavoidable, uncomfortable.  It's also the only way to grow and evolve - especially as the world around us changes. Physicians support patients in taking a structured approach to implementing change every day.  We'll discuss how you can apply many of the same change principles in building your medical home.
June 1, 2022
​Quality Improvement: A Practical Approach
​The Patient's Medical Home approach supports a culture of continuous 'quality improvement', which can be described as 'systematic, data-guided activities designed to improve care delivery'. In this session, we'll discuss a simple and structured approach teams can use to improve clinic processes over time.
September 21, 2022
LEADS in a Caring Environment: Team Building: Practical Tips for Engaging Your Team

​​The landscape of primary care is rapidly changing.  A team approach to patient care is emerging as a critical strategy for family practices to thrive. Turning 'staff' into a team requires a process of engagement.  During this session, we'll dicuss several practical tips and strategies.
November 2, 2022 
LEADS in a Caring Environment: Some is Not a Number; Soon is Not a Time: Practical Measurement in the PMH
It has been said that you can't improve what you can't measure.  Measurement provides critical feedback as teams build their medical homes.  We'll discuss practical approaches to measurement that provide 'just enough' information to make adjustments without adding to the team's workload.