Future Of Medicine Summit Set For Feb. 7-8

Dr. Patrice Harris

The Future of Medicine Summit XII, presented by the Palm Beach County Medical Society, will take place Thursday, Feb. 7 and Friday, Feb. 8 at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach. The event will feature Dr. Patrice A. Harris, president-elect of the American Medical Association.

Presented during the centennial year of the Palm Beach County Medical Society (PBCMS), the 12th annual Future of Medicine Summit will showcase the impact medicine has had in the last century. The program presents a unique and fresh look into the innovations and advancements in medicine, as well as the new reality of healthcare delivery.

Participants can explore the social responsibilities in healthcare with a focus on responsibilities to the community. Topics including creating joy in medicine, building innovation and training the healthcare team of tomorrow will wrap up the event. Breakout sessions for each respective professional track will provide continuing education credit opportunities.

Dr. Corey Lee Howard, president of the Florida Medical Association, and Dr. Marc Hirsh, president of Palm Beach County Medical Society, are also slated to present as the PBCMS launches its “Celebrating our Past… Creating our Future” centennial celebration. A wide array of additional presenters will offer a comprehensive view of where medicine has come from and where it is going.

Those who stand to benefit from attending this two-day event include all those involved in healthcare from medical doctors to community leaders. Exhibiting opportunities also are available for providers and vendors.

The event opens on Feb. 7 with a VIP reception, poster symposium and exhibit hall at 5 p.m., followed by a VIP dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. The all-day sessions are set for Feb. 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more info., contact Katherine Zuber at katherinez@pbcms.org or (561) 433-3940, ext. 102, or visit www.pbcms.org.