2022 Hypertension Prevention and Control Conference

February 4, 2022 | 8:00 am - 11:30 am | Via Zoom | 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Available! Presented by the Hypertension Coalition of Staten Island
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About the Conference

  • This conference is open to primary care providers (MDs, DO’s), nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other health professionals and practice leaders
  • Hear about hypertension in NYC, health inequities, and community engaged approaches to address hypertension
  • Learn current hypertension guidelines and prevention strategies from our local hospital cardiologists
  • Hear from champion practices & physicians on how to best manage your patients’ hypertension
  • Learn about resources offered through our managed care and social service partners
  • Hear from national leader, Kaiser Permanente, on key aspects and algorithms to achieve hypertension control

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and Staten Island Performing Provider System. MSSNY is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

About the Hypertension Coalition

The Hypertension Coalition of Staten Island formed as part of the larger Take the Pressure Off, Staten Island (TPOSI) effort. This coalition consists of a group of diverse partners working together to address clinical and community approaches to improving hypertension prevention and control. The group consist of managed care organizations (MCOs), government organizations, clinical partners, social service agencies, community-based organizations (CBOs), and other partners. 

Agenda

8:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:10 am
Keynote: Community-Engaged Approaches to Addressing Hypertension Disparities Among Men

Joseph Ravenell, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Population Health, Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs and Inclusion, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

8:30 am
Data, Equity, and Public Health in the COVID Era

Michelle Morse, MD, MPH
Deputy Commissioner for the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness, Inaugural Chief Medical Officer, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

8:50 am
Panel 1: Cardiovascular Disease Experts: Prevention and Management

Roshini Malaney, MD
Cardiologist, Staten Island University Hospital

Francesco Rotatori, MD, FACC
Chief of Cardiology, Richmond University Medical Center

9:25 am
Q & A and Brief Technology Break
9:40 am
Panel 2: Best Practices for Prevention and Control of Hypertension

Michael Richter, MD
Private Practice

Saulius J. Skeivys, MD
Woodside Family Health Center

Susan Beane, MD
Executive Medical Director, Healthfirst

Amanda Parsons, MD
Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Medical Management, MetroPlusHealth

Lama El Zein, MD
Medical Director, Population Health & Quality, EmblemHealth

Theodore Strange, MD, FACP
Chair of Medicine, Associate Regional Physician Executive and President, University Physicians Group, a Division of NHPP

10:25 am
Assessing & Addressing Social Drivers of Health to Impact Hypertension

Diane Arneth, BSN, MPA
Executive Director, Community Health Action of Staten Island, An Affiliate of Sun River Health

10:40 am
It Takes a Village: The KP Integrated Approach to BP Management

Landis Coghlan, MD 
Northern California Clinical Lead for Hypertension and Cardiovascular Preventive Care, Kaiser Permanente

11:05 am
Final Remarks/Key Takeaways
11:15 am
Questions

Speakers

Joseph Ravenell, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Population Health & Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs and Inclusion, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Michelle Morse, MD, MPH

Deputy Commissioner for the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness, Inaugural Chief Medical Officer, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Landis Coghlan, MD

Northern California Clinical Lead for Hypertension and Cardiovascular Preventive Care, Kaiser Permanente

Susan Beane, MD

Executive Medical Director, Healthfirst

Lama El Zein, MD

Medical Director, Population Health and Quality, EmblemHealth

Diane Arneth, BSN, MPH

Executive Director, Community Health Action of Staten Island, An Affiliate of Sun River Health

 

Saulius J. Skeivys, MD

Woodside Family Health Center

Roshini Malaney, MD

Cardiologist, Staten Island University Hospital

Amanda Parsons, MD

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Medical Management, MetroPlusHealth

Francesco Rotatori, MD, FACC

Chief of Cardiology, Richmond University Medical Center

Michael Richter, MD

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Theodore Strange, MD, FACP

Chair of Medicine, Associate Regional Physician Executive and President, University Physicians Group, a Division of NHPP

Planning Committee

Dr. Ginny Mantello

Director of Health & Wellness, Office of Staten Island Borough President

Dr. Salvatore Volpe

Chief Medical Officer, Staten Island Performing Provider System

David Ackman, MD, MPH

Provider Performance Medical Director, Empire BCBS/HealthPlus

Brittany Langan, LMSW

Director, Collaborative Care, Staten Island Performing Provider System

Latoya Norman, MPH

Manager, Provider Educaton, Healthfirst

Robin Vitale

Vice President, Health, NYC & Greater New York, American Heart Association

Lauren Tepfer

Communications and Marketing Manager, Staten Island Performing Provider