9:45

Professional Specialty Societies Panel

Virginia Moyer, Section Head, Academic General Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Sandra Zelman Lewis, Assistant Vice President, Health & Science Policy, American College of Chest Physicians

Rebekah Gee, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tulane University

Moderator: Harold C. Sox, Editor Emeritus, Annals of Internal Medicine

10:45

Break

11:00

The Payer Perspective Panel

Louis B. Jacques, Director, Coverage & Analysis Group, Office of Clinical Standards & Quality, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Alan Rosenberg, Vice President of Technology Assessment, WellPoint Health Networks

Edmund Pezalla, National Medical Director and Chief Clinical Officer, Aetna Pharmacy Management

Moderator: Paul Wallace, Medical Director, The Permanente Federation, Kaiser Permanente

12:00

Lunch

12:30

Consumer Panel

Gail Shearer, Former Director, Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs, and Former Director, Health Policy Analysis, Consumers Union

David Shern, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health America

Carol Sakala, Director of Programs, Childbirth Connection

Moderator: Katie Maslow, Director, Policy Development, Alzheimer’s Association

1:30

Adjourn



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