2017 Essentials of Practice Management & The 6th Annual NorCal One Voice - Oct. 14

Oct 14, 2017 08:00 AM - Oct 14, 2017 11:00 PM

Strategies for Thriving in 2018:

Last day to register:
October 3

Download the registration form at the bottom of this page.
Sponsors: Download the Application here

For Doctors of Podiatric Medicine

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Rotary Summit Center | 88 S 4th St | San Jose, CA 95112

Sponsored by the California Podiatric Medical Association

The California Podiatric Medical Association presents Essentials of Practice Management, a one-day non-CME seminar on the future of reimbursement and practice for doctors of podiatric medicine. Register now to attend the day’s educational program, and then RSVP for the evening event, the 6th Annual NorCal One Voice, a night of dining and entertainment supporting your profession with a "Roaring Twenties" theme here. Download the form at the bottom of this page to register for Essentials of Practice Management today.

Proceeds help fund CPMA endowed podiatric student scholarships at the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University and the College of Podiatric Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences.

Invited Faculty

Devon Glazer, DPM
President, CPMA

C. Keith Greer, Esq.
Legal Counsel, CPMA

Arthur Lurvey, MD
Medical Director, Noridian

Debra Phairas
President, Practice & Liability Consultants, LLC
Her consulting experience includes over 1,800 practices of all sizes and specialties. Typical engagements include: practice start-ups, practice assessments, mergers, financial analysis, revenue enhancement, overhead reduction, personnel management, over 400 practice valuations, expert witness, partnership issues and recruitment support for hospitals and physician groups. She has presented seminars and lectures nationwide for state and local medical associations, management organizations and specialty societies. She was recently featured in the Medical Economics article December 25, 2015, “Top 10 Challenges Facing Physicians in 2016.”

Anthony Poggio, DPM, MS
Medicare Committee Chair and CAC Representative, CPMA
Dr. Poggio is the Carrier Advisory Committee representative to National Heritage Insurance Company as well as the Medicare liaison for the California Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Poggio has been instrumental in improving local policy language on foot and ankle issues. He is a noted speaker on both Medicare and compliance topics. He is in private practice and consults on compliance issues.

James W. Stavosky, DPM
Chief of Podiatric Surgery, Seton Medical Center


8:30 – 8:45 AM
The State of the State
Devon Glazer, DPM

8:45 – 10 AM
Update 2018: Medicare & Other Payers
Anthony Poggio, DPM, MS

Noridian Update
Arthur Lurvey, MD

10 – 10:20 AM
Break – Exhibition

10:20 AM – 12 PM
MBA for DPMs and Managers
  • Benchmarking Your Practice – Key Financial Ratios to Improve Profitability
  • Operations and Personnel Management
  • Managing Your Online Presence
Debra Phairas

12 – 1 PM
Lunch – Exhibition

1 – 2 PM
Incorporating Wound Care into Your Practice
James Stavosky, DPM

2 – 2:30 PM
Office “Legal” from A to Z
C. Keith Greer, Esq.

2:30 – 3 PM

The 6th Annual NorCal One Voice

Berries! Don’t be a dewdropper!
Ankle on down and bring mazuma!
Now you’re on the trolley!

Don’t forget to RSVP here for the “Roaring Twenties” themed evening event, The 6th Annual NorCal One Voice, a night of dining and entertainment supporting your profession.

Suggested donation is $200 per person or $300 per couple with the opportunity to give even more to CalPPAC, the PAC working for YOU.

6:00 PM
The 6th Annual NorCal One Voice
Reception & Exhibition

7:00 - 10:00 PM
The 6th Annual NorCal One Voice
Dinner & Entertainment



Schedule for Saturday, October 14
8:00 – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Essentials of Practice Management

3:00 – 5:30 PM
Break - Hospitality Suite available to sponsors and attendees at The Fairmont Hotel

6:00 – 10:00 PM
The 6th Annual NorCal One Voice

Hotel Information

A block of rooms is reserved for attendees of Essentials of Practice Management and One Voice at The Fairmont San Jose, conveniently located just a few blocks from the Rotary Summit Center. These rooms, if available, will be offered at discounted rates through September 20, 2017. Please refer to the group code “CPMA” when making a reservation.

The Fairmont San Jose
170 S Market St | San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: (800) 346-5550
Online: bit.ly/2017epm

Room Rates: Deluxe Queen $159
Single or Double Occupancy
Valid October 13-15, 2017




2017 Essentials of Practice Management PDF
2017 Sponsor/Exhibitor Application