Medical Directors Symposium

As of January 16, 2018

Sunday, March 11, 2018

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Registration & Networking Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Up, Out, & Across: The Medical Director’s Role in Promoting Medical Rehabilitation

Sally Brooks, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Kindred Rehabilitation Services
Adam R. Silverman, MD, FACP, Vice President, Population Health, Saint Francis Healthcare Partners

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Medical Necessity: Creating a Game Plan That Will Result in a Winning Season

Jane Snecinski, MBA, FACHE, President, Post Acute Advisors 

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM


2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Optimizing Patient Access to Medical Rehabilitation: Effective Prior Authorization and Managed Care Interactions

Sally Brooks, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Kindred Rehabilitation Services

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Connecting Patients to Policy: Leadership Through Advocacy

Dexanne B. Clohan, MD, Former Chief Medical Officer, HealthSouth

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM


4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

New Program Spotlight: Inpatient Rehabilitation for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Bruce Pomeranz, MD, MMM, Senior Medical Director, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Medical Rehabilitation in a Changing Landscape: Growing Pains and Ways to Grow (Panel Discussion)

Includes Medical Director Symposium speakers and
Dr. Bruce M. Gans, Chief Medical Director, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, National Medical Director, Select Medical


6:30 PM – 8:30 PM


Drinks and appetizers available to conference attendees

Monday, March 12, 2018

8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

The Medical Directors Symposium includes Monday, March 12, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM programming of the AMRPA Spring Conference Leadership Forum. For the latest Leadership Forum agenda, please visit this page.

AMRPA has been previously accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to award CME credit for this program. All credit counts for the 2018 program are subject to the final agenda.