Hot Topics Conference 2019 

May 11, 2019 | 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Piedmont Athens Regional
Medical Services Building | Third Floor Lecture Hall

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About Our Conference

The conference is being designed for all members of the healthcare team and features a variety of topics of current interest to all providers. With its multi-disciplinary focus, planned topics include:

  • The Latest on Medical Marijuana | Randall Tackett, PhD
  • What Providers Need to Know About Transgender Patients | Jenny Wares, MD
  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Ethical Considerations | Kyle Galbraith, PhD
  • Regenerative Medicine: Hope and Promise | Steven Stice, PhD
  • Healthism: Health-Status Discrimination and the Law  | Elizabeth Weeks, JD
  • What Providers Need to Know About Human Trafficking | Jordan Greenbaum, MD
  • Immunotherapy:  The New Face of Cancer Treatments | Petros Nikolinakos, MD

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Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be able to:  

  • Discuss contemporary issues that impact medical practice
  • Describe best practice approaches with the care and management of special populations
  • Explain the challenges presented by technology in healthcare

Target Audience

  • APRNs
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • All members of the healthcare team are welcome to attend this conference


The fee for this conference is $45 for non-affiliated physicians. Piedmont affiliated physicians, staff, and other members of the medical team may attend at no charge.

CME Credit Hours

Piedmont Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Piedmont Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Contact Us

For more information, email or call 706-475-7525.

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