Past Physician Forums

The 2024 Physician Forums began on January 22. We will post recordings here as they become available. CME credit is not offered for archived recordings.

May 22, 2024: Private Equity

  • Speakers: 
    • Laurel Ries, MD, MMA President (Moderator)
    • Brent D. Fulton, Ph.D., MBA, associate research professor of health economics and policy, UC Berkeley
    • Jon Woodruff, JD, assistant attorney general - antitrust division, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
    • Jill S. Melicher, MD, managing partner, Minnesota Eye Consultants
    • Susan Truman, MD, president and CEO, Midwest Radiology, PA 


April 11, 2024: Rumbling with Grief and Forgiveness

  • Speaker: Corey Martin, MD


February 2, 2024: Syphilis and Congenital Syphilis

  • In Partnership: Minnesota Department of Health
    • Speaker: Ruth Lynfield, MD
  • Presentation

December 5, 2023: Opioid Prescribing: Replacing the Contract with Conversation for Better Outcomes 

  • In Partnership: Stratis Health, the Shared Decision Making Collaborative, and the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians
    • Speakers: Kurt DeVine, MD, FASAM; Joe Bianco, MD; Bill Adams, Patient Advocate
    • Moderator: Jennifer Lundblad, PhD, MBA, President and CEO of Stratis Health
  • Presentation


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