Clark County Medical Society 2019 Annual Meeting

Friday, April 19, 2019

The Heathman Lodge
7801 NE Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662

Please join us at the CCMS 2019 Annual Meeting for a hosted reception and dinner, followed by the annual business meeting. We are honored to announce our keynote speaker, Dr. Alden Roberts, Chair of the Washington Medical Commission.

Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring
Dr. Alden Roberts

Dr. Alden Roberts, citizen of Clark County and the Chair of the Medical Commission, will review the 2017 legislation that required the creation of new opioid prescribing and monitoring rules and discuss its implications as relevant to Clark County. He will give a brief presentation on what changes to be aware of, best practices for incorporating the rules into your daily practice and how the Medical Commission handles allegations of improper prescribing. There will be an extended Q&A session to address the questions that are most pertinent to Clark County clinicians.

We are excited to have a second speaker, Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Public Health Director/Health Officer.

Clark County Public Health Measles Outbreak Response
Dr. Alan Melnick

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Public Health Director/Health Officer will describe the public health response to the 2019 measles outbreak. The presentation will include a summary of the cases, including the population affected, a description of surveillance and response activities, including case finding, case investigation, surveillance and control measures, as well as the cost of the response and challenges, including the public health response to misinformation spread on social media.

Online registration is now closed, however you can still register onsite.

Registration is included as a benefit of your CCMS membership. Not a member or need to renew?
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Non-members are also encouraged to attend, tickets are $20 per person and include dinner and a drink ticket.


Clark County Medical Society 2018 Annual Meeting

Thank you to all who attended!

Friday, April 20, 2018

The Heathman Lodge

7801 NE Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662

CCMS 2018 Annual Meeting included a hosted reception, a Washington Legislative and Regulatory Update from Katie Kolan, the Washington State Medical Association’s (WSMA) Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, plus additional speakers TBA, followed by dinner.

What Just Happened in Washington?!
Katie Kolan, JD

In terms of legislative advocacy, if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu! Katie will review legislative and regulatory changes and happenings relevant to the Clark County Medical Society community. With the 2018 legislative session completed, she will give CCMS members a sense of what major (and minor!) changes can be expected.

Bio: As WSMA’s Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Katie’s primary responsibility is advancing the association’s legislative and regulatory agenda. In addition to those responsibilities, Katie assists with legal and policy analysis and research on a wide variety of health law and policy issues impacting physicians, physician assistants and the delivery of and access to care.