Renowned epidemiology expert Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH, will kick off the MMA’s 2021 Virtual Annual Conference at 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 with an address on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world. He will discuss the role of the vaccines, the effect of variants and where we go next, as a global community.
He leads a slate of experts that will cover a variety of issues surrounding the pandemic and health equity. Registration
for the one-day online event is now open.
Osterholm’s general session will be followed by concurrent breakout sessions on: “What Role Can Medicine Play on Issues Related to Policing,” “Microaggressions and Patient Outcomes,” and “The Compounding Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Mental Health of Physicians.”
The closing session will feature a welcoming of incoming president Randy Rice, MD, and a conversation with Harriet Washington, a science writer, editor and ethicist who has written on medical apartheid and environmental racism.
Visit the Annual Conference website
for the most up-to-date conference information.
Cost: $89 for members; $139 for non-members; $79 for retirees; $25 for residents/fellows/students.
COPIC, the MMA’s endorsed medical professional liability insurance provider, is the premier sponsor of the 2021 MMA Annual Conference.