Event Calendar
Prev MonthPrev Month Next MonthNext Month
2021 Future of Medicine
Thursday, October 07, 2021, 6:00 PM to Friday, October 08, 2021, 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Events


Welcome to the 14th Annual Future of Medicine Online Event that will begin on Thursday October 7, 2021 from 6:00-7:00PM and end on Friday October 8, 2021 at 12:00PM.

The Future of Medicine was launched in 2007 with the goal of improving the quality of and access to health care in Palm Beach County. Our physicians, in partnership with multiple community leaders, have developed and implemented strategies and plans to further this goal.

Honored guests include physicians, medical students, hospital administrators, universities, and medical education programs, non-profit executives, business leaders, and the community, as well as nationally recognized speakers that are experts in their subject matter.

Online Series:

Date: Thursday October 7, 2021

Time: 6:00-7:00 PM 
Topic: “FMA and AMA update: Physician Leadership and the Future of Health Care”  
Speakers: Douglas Murphy, MD – President, Florida Medical Association; Gerald E. Harmon, MD – President, American Medical Association

Date: Friday October 8, 2021

Time: 8:00-9:10 AM 
Topic: " The COVID-19 Experience
Speakers: Moderator, Ed Chase - Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Community Engagement, PBC; Martha Rodriguez, MD - Internist and Owner of MMR Healthcare; Mary Blakeney - Director PBC Emergency Management; Charles Szuchan, Medical Student - Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU; Justin Williams, DO, Medicine Resident - Wellington Regional Medical Center; Mazyar Rouhani, MD System Medical Director at JFK Medical Center Emergency Services.

Time: 9:10-9:40 AM 
Topic: " Advancing Health Equity in the Delivery of Care
Speaker: Gerald E. Harmon, MD - President American Medical Association

Time: 9:40-10:45 AM 
Topic: " The Opioid Epidemic – What’s Making a Difference" 
Speakers: Moderator, Brent Schillinger, MD - Chair, PBCMS Opioid Healthcare Response Initiative; David Fink, PhD – Social Epidemiologist; Joshua Lenchus, DO - Regional Chief Medical Officer, Broward Health Medical Center

Time: 10:45AM-12:00PM 
Topic: " Implications on Health Policy Decisions from COVID
Speakers: Moderator, Rick Cameron – Barycenter Advisors LLC; Johannes W. Vieweg, MD - Founding Dean/Professor of Surgery, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine; Jaime Caldwell - President, South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association; Robert Mino, JD, MBA - Registered Patent Attorney; Todd J. Bonlarron - Assistant County Administrator

Who Should Attend?

Staff that will benefit from this event include: medical doctors, physician assistants, nurses, chief executive officers, chief compliance officers, chief operating officers, chief nursing officers, chief medical officers, chief financial officers, pharmacy directors, nursing home administrators, allied health professionals, and community leaders. Exhibiting opportunities available for providers and vendors.

What Will You Learn? 

The  event will focus on varied areas of health care innovation and advancement. Featuring recognized experts and presentations, you will be able to receive a comprehensive view of where medicine has come from and where it is going. Breakout sessions for each respective professional track will provide continuing education credit opportunities.


Register For Event Here!
Click Here for Sponsorship Forms


Founding Benefactor

Michael Dennis, MD

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Special Friend

Friend Sponsor

Non-Profit Sponsor

Kushranie Maharaj, MD 


Contact: Katherine Zuber 561-433-3940 x123