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Leading an Effective MFM Practice

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    • Non-member - $999
    • Regular (MFM) - $899
    • Resident - $899
    • Associate - $899
    • Associate - Fellow - $899
    • Medical Student - $899
    • Practice Professional - $899
    • Honorary - $899
    • Emeritus - $899
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    • Internal - $899
    • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - $899
    • Adjunct Member - $899

Join SMFM’s exclusive virtual course, "Leading an Effective MFM Practice," tailored exclusively for MFM Practice Managers and Division Directors. 

Course Highlights:

Expert Facilitator: Dr. Idahlynn Karre, PhD, a seasoned professional in leadership development, will guide you through the intricacies of effective MFM practice management.

VIP Guest Speakers: Immerse yourself in weekly presentations from distinguished guest speakers, including past-presidents of SMFM, influential leaders in practice management, and successful physician leaders.

Interactive Learning: Experience a blend of online classroom sessions, engaging group discussions, and opportunities for individual executive coaching with Dr. Karre. 

This program meets AAPC guidelines for 12.0 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CEMC, CPMA, CIC and COBGC for continuing education units.

Course Schedule: 

This six-week course will offer a comprehensive exploration of leadership strategies, industry insights, and best practices for MFM Practice Managers and Division Directors. All course sessions will be recorded, but live attendance is strongly encouraged for the best collaborative learning experience. 

  • March 12, 7 – 9 PM ET:  Overview of the Course and Developing the Leadership Team
  • March 19, 7 – 9 PM ET:  Clarifying Values, Code of Conduct, Practice Assessments
  • March 26, 7 – 9 PM ET:  Managing Your Managers, 1:1s, Running Great Meetings
  • April 2, 7 – 9 PM ET:  Crucial Conversations and Accountability
  • April 9, 7 – 9 PM ET: Difficult and Uncomfortable Conversations
  • April 16, 7-9 PM ET:  Creating and Sustaining Cultures of Excellence in MFM Practices

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for practice managers and leaders who what to enhance their MFM practices and their own personal knowledge and skill in managing and leading. This is an evidence-based course designed with hands-on practical strategies and skills.

Don't miss this opportunity to advance your leadership skills and make a lasting impact on your MFM practice! Space is limited, so enroll now for a transformative learning experience. For questions, please contact Anna Hall (ahall@smfm.org). 

  • Dan O'Keefe, Past President of SMFM and Former Executive Director of SMFM
  • Fadi Bsat, Past Chair of the SMFM Practice Management & Coding Committees, and prior SMFM Board member
  • Mike Foley, Past President of SMFM and Chair Emeritus of OB-GYN Banner Health University of Arizona

Guest Speakers: 
  • Camille Hoffman, MFM, Professor, Fellowship Director, Vice Chair of Faculty Wellness, University of Colorado School of Medicine 
  • Julie Scott, MFM, Professor, Chair Faulty Compliance, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Terry Harper, MFM, Division Chief MFM & Director Colorado Fetal Care Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Brian Iriye, MFM, Practice Leader/Manager - High Risk Pregnancy, Nevada. President HERA, Past President of SMFM
  • Frank Ciafone, MFM Practice Advisory Services
  • Mary D'Alton, Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, Past President of SMFM
  • Michelle, Divito, Vice Chair Administration, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Joanne Stone, Systems Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Mount Sinai Hospital System, Past President of SMFM
  • Denise Berdebes, Systems Vice Chair for Administration, Mount Sinai Hospital System