Up to 12.75 Hours of Category I CME Credit Available*
AAPS 70th Annual Meeting
SUMMIT To Save American Medicine
Doctors must lead the charge to stop the subjugation of patient care to the interests of the government and third parties. This must-attend meeting will arm you with the tools you'll need to help in this fight.
Learn how you can make a difference, including steps you can take now to free your practice and your patients from ObamaCare, while others wait around for politicians to “fix” American medicine, and much more.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
8am - 5pm
Thursday, September 26, 20137am - 8am Continental Breakfast (Crystal I, II)
8am - 8:20am (Grand I, II)
President's Welcome Message - Juliette Madrigal-Dersch, M.D.
8:20am – 8:30am
Introduction of Candidates and Resolutions
8:30am – 9:00am
Executive Director's Message. Free Markets vs. Third-Party and Government Constraints: a Case Study in Traumatic Brain Injury. - Jane Orient, M.D.
9:00am – 9:30am
President Elect's Message. Recovering Medicine's Noble Ethic.
Thomas Kendall, M.D.
9:30am – 10:00am
AAPS Activities in DC. The Importance of Early Action Advocacy.
Charles Sauer, Market Institute.
10a – 10:15a BREAK
10:15am – 11:15am
Legal Actions by AAPS to Protect Private Medicine. - Andrew Schlafly, Esq., AAPS General Counsel
11:15am – Noon
Medicare 101 - Lawrence Huntoon, M.D., Ph.D.
Noon to 2pm Luncheon. (Crystal I, II)
What Islam Teaches about Medicine, Science, Law, and Government.
Usama Dakdok, The Straight Way of Grace Ministry, translator of Qur’an.
2pm to 3pm
Constitution Jeopardy Game with Albert Tieche (Grand I, II)
Free Afternoon and optional Group tour and dinner - Banjo Billy Bus Tour with dinner at Wynkoop Brewing Company (Details Below)
Friday, September 27, 20137am - 8am Continental Breakfast (Crystal I, II)
8:00am to 8:20 am (Grand I, II)
What Vermont’s Single Payer System Means for Access to Medical Care. Darcie Johnston, Vermonters for Health Care Freedom.
8:20am to 8:40 am
A Non-insurance Model for Providing for Medical Needs. James Lansberry - Samaritan Ministries.
8:40 am to 10am
Transitioning to Third Party Free Practice - Josh Umbehr, MD & Doug Nunamaker, MD of Atlas MD
Provisioning for the Opt Out Journey - David Richardson, MD - Ophthalmologist, LA, CA
10am - 10:15am BREAK
10:15am to 10:45am
Ethical Question in EPA’s Air Pollution Research. Steve Milloy, JunkScience.com
10:45am to 11:15am
Fetal Therapy for Down's Syndrome. Paddy Jim Baggot, M.D., independent physician, obstetrics & gynecology
11:15am to NOON
Medical Information and Bureaucracy: F.A. Hayek and the Use of Medical Knowledge. Timothy Terrell, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC.
Noon to 2:00pm - Luncheon (Crystal I, II)
Merchants of Despair: the Fatal Cult of Anti-humanism. Robert Zubrin, author, president of Pioneer Astronautics.
2:00pm-2:30 pm (Grand I, II)
Outlook for Medicine from a Cardiovascular Physician’s Perspective. Francis Thandroyen, M.D. independent physician, cardiology.
The End-of-Life Agenda: When It Happens to You. Tracy Leenman
3:00pm - 3:15pm
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Urine Profiling through Mass Spectrometry: Potential for Early Diagnosis and Treatment Monitoring. Arthur Robinson, Ph.D., Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine.
4:15pm to 4:45pm
Pitfalls in Pay for Performance. Linda Gorman, Independence Institute.
6:00pm Pre-Banquet Reception (Grand pre-function area)
6:30pm - Banquet (Grand I, II)
AmericanDoctors4Truth: Drs. Kris Held and Jane Hughes
A Congressional Checkup: A Congressman, Doctor, and AAPS Member’s View on What Congress Should Do Next - Paul Broun, MD
ObamaCare: The Road Map to Repeal. Chuck Baldwin, 2008 presidential candidate, Constitution Party
Saturday September 28, 20137am - 8am Continental Breakfast (Crystal I, II)
8am - 8:30am (Grand I, II)
Elections / Business Meeting
8:30am - 9:00am
The 3c's: Cash, Catastrophic Insurance, & Charity Lee D. Hieb, M.D., spine surgeon, past president, AAPS.
9:00am - 9:30am
International Options for Medical Freedom and Privacy. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., former AAPS director, International Health Strategies.
9:30am - 10:00am
Pull the Plug on ObamaCare. Howard Hyde, author.
10:00am - 10:15am BREAK
10:15am to 10:45am
Update on ObamaCare and Medical Privacy. Twila Brase, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom.
10:45am - 11:30am
What does Maintenance of Certification (MOC) do for physicians, patients, healthcare and the certification industry? Paul Kempen, M.D, Ph,D., anesthesiologist.
11:30 am - noon.
Wrap Up. Tom Kendall, M.D., For the Good of the Order.
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m (Crystal I)
Board of Directors Meeting
Optional Thursday Afternoon Group EventBanjo Billy's Bus Tour & Dinner at famous Wynkoop Brewing Company ($48/person, includes dinner)
As the Queen City of the Plains, Denver has long been a destination for those traveling west. But it’s been a rocky road from mining town to metropolis. Join us on our 90 minute Denver tour to learn about Denver’s corrupt past, promising future, and the ghosts and criminals who still form our identity today. Here are just some of the things we cover:
* This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint sponsorship of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is accredited by the New Mexico Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. RMCHCS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
AAPS President, Marble Falls, TX