Partners In Care 2017

April 7, 2017

Camby Hotel, Phoenix, AZ

Keynote Presenter

KAREN REMLEY, MD, FAAP, MBA, MPH

CEO/Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Faculty

THOMAS J. BETLACH, MPA

Director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

W. CARL COOLEY, MD

Clinical professor of pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

GARY A. STOBBE, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at University of Washington

MICHAEL L. WEHMEYER, PH.D

Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education
Director and Senior Scientist, Beach Center on Disability
University of Kansas

SARA SALEK, MD

Chief Medical Officer for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

JOHN A. POPE, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer, HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center

SYDNEY RICE, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics

JANNA MURRELL

Director of Family Support and Education, Raising Special Kids

JOYCE MILLARD HOIE, MPA

Executive Director, Raising Special Kids

DANA WOLFE NAIMARK, MPP

CEO, Children’s Action Alliance

 

Presentations

Welcome – Dr. John Pope

Child Health Policy and the New Administration Tracking the First 100 Days – Dr. Karen Remley

Opening the Door to a Healthy Future Improving the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care for Youth with Special Health Care Needs – Dr. W. Carl Cooley

Autism into Adulthood Striving for Success – Dr. Gary Stobbe

Self-Determination and Positive Health Care Transitions for Youth with Special Health Care Needs – Dr. Michael L. Wehmeyer

AHCCCS Update – Tom Betlach

Policy Implications and Next Steps—Advocacy for Arizona’s Children – Group Notes

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