Saving Time: Practice Innovation Boot Camp

Saving Time: Practice Innovation Boot Camp
Sep 23 - 24, 2024

American Medical Association
330 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

In Person
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Practice redesign for workforce sustainability is crucial for quality improvement. But how and where to start?

This two-day, in-person AMA STEPS Forward® Innovation Academy boot camp is specifically designed for clinical and operational change agents looking to eliminate unnecessary work and free up more time to focus on what matters most–patient care.

“A phenomenal 2-day conference!”

Gain proven tools to implement in the following areas:

  • Getting rid of stupid stuff
  • De-implementation (STOP this and START that)
  • Debunking regulatory myths
  • EHR inbox optimization
  • Team-based care practice fundamentals
  • Building bridges between clinicians and administrators
  • Reducing barriers to taking PTO
  • Making the business case to leadership

Through breakout sessions, interactive activities, thought sharing, tactical strategy breakdowns and how-to examples, this boot camp will equip attendees with the time-saving tools and strategies needed to reform their organizations and enhance professional satisfaction.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain best practices from top physician experts, network with like-minded peers, engage in cross-sector collaboration, and learn from each other’s successes and mistakes. Together, we can empower each other to improve patient care, prioritize professional well-being and restore joy into the practice of medicine!

“Super actionable, practical, smart suggestions, and phenomenal discussions.”

We strongly encourage health care leaders to attend as a dyad, with both a clinical and operational representative present.

Registration price*:

  • $299 nonmembers / $179 members (AMA members save 40%!).

    *Discounts are available for FQHCs and safety-net providers. For more information, email [email protected].

Registration includes:

  • Breakfast and lunch both days of the boot camp
  • Food and drink reception Monday evening
  • Discounted hotel rate
  • Eligible for CME credit

Space is limited to 40 attendees! Register today to secure your spot.

“[Boot camp] was AWESOME, and I have already recommended it to numerous other leaders at my organization.”

Marie Brown, MD, MACP, director, practice redesign, American Medical Association

Dr. Brown practiced as an internist for over 30 years in several settings, including an FQHC, small private practice and large integrated center. In addition to her role as director, practice redesign with the AMA, Dr. Brown is a professor emeritus in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush Medical College, past governor of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and ABIM board member.


Jane F. Fogg, MD, MPH, senior physician advisor, physician satisfaction, AMA

Dr. Fogg is a physician leader and executive with broad experience leading health care delivery, focusing on primary care, systems redesign and value-based delivery models. Prior to her current advisory work with the AMA, she was the executive chair of internal medicine at Atrius Health, an innovative value-based health care leader in Massachusetts and a member of Optum.



Kevin Hopkins, MD, primary care medical director, Cleveland Clinic, and senior physician advisor, AMA

Dr. Hopkins is a recognized leader and national speaker in the fields of caregiver burnout and ambulatory practice redesign and transformation. In addition to serving as primary care medical director at Cleveland Clinic, he holds an academic appointment with Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, teaches within the Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program and is a faculty instructor for the Cleveland Clinic Global Leadership and Learning Institute.

Margaret Lozovatsky, MD, FAMIA, vice president of digital health innovations, AMA

Dr. Lozovatsky is a nationally recognized leader in health care informatics and has a passion for using technology to improve patient care. In addition to her role as vice president of digital health Innovations at the AMA, Dr. Lozovatsky serves as a pediatric hospitalist at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she continues to care for patients.


Learn more about the AMA STEPS Forward® Innovation Academy and follow us on LinkedIn for news about upcoming programming.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Information:

Accreditation Statement: The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: The AMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

  • 10.00 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;
  • 10.00 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;
  • 10.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;
  • 10.00 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program; and
  • 10.00 credits toward the CME requirement(s) of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program.

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.

†Boot camp faculty is subject to change.

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