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The Medical Society of New Jersey Hosts First Physicians’ Advocacy Conference on Friday, May 2nd

The Crowne Plaza Princeton is the location of the Medical Society of New Jersey’s 2014 Physicians’ Advocacy Conference and the House of Delegates Meeting. Governor Chris Christie will deliver the keynote address. A number of highly-respected, subject matter experts representing the American Medical Association, the New Jersey Civil Justice Institute, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, will join with New Jersey physicians and members of the New Jersey legislature to address issues of importance to the physician community. Topics include: Tackling the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic; What’s Next in Medical Liability Reform; Achieving High Value Health Care: Payment Innovations; Collaboration and Transformation; and Ways to Introduce Team-Based Care within Physician Practices.

The day-long conference will begin at 7:30 a.m. and continue through 7:00 p.m. Saint Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing education for physicians and has designated this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). 

“Response to this conference has been very strong, so we urge anyone interested in registering to do so quickly,” said Ruth J. Schulze, MD, President of the Medical Society of New Jersey. “We have assembled top-notch speakers who will address topics of great interest to physicians, residents and medical students. Judging from the response to date, we plan to make the Physicians’ Advocacy Conference an annual event,” Schulze added.

Please visit http://www.msnj.org/annualmeeting or call (609) 896-1766 for more information or to register to attend the Advocacy Conference.

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