PCFDP Workshop - Save the Dates May 13-14, 2011

Primary Care Work-life to Wellness: Engineering Quality, Safety & Satisfaction

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Featuring Guest Lecturer
Lyle "L.J." Fagnan, MD, Network Director & Investigator
Oregon Rural Practice Based Research Network

AND Faculty from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

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May 13 – 14, 2011
Chula Vista Resort
2501 N. River Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Hotel reservations: 1-866-382-4852 (Register code: "Primary Care Faculty")

Primary care health professionals, faculty and preceptors are invited to join our special guest speaker and UW faculty to discuss and understand the complexities of primary care work-life, recognize burnout and other outcomes and formulate practical solutions.

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Contact Patricia Greene: pdgreene@wisc.edu or phone 608-265-3170

The workshop is sponsored jointly by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health; the Department of Family Medicine; and HRSA Collaborative Faculty Development Program Grant (D55HP16578)

Bio: Lyle "L.J." Fagnan, MD, Network Director & Investigator
Dr. Fagnan is an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.  He also serves as the director of the Oregon Rural Practice Based Research Network (ORPRN).   LJ has a extensive experience with, and appreciation for rural primary care practice.  Following his internship in Hartford, Connecticut he joined the Indian Health Service in Bethel, Alaska where he was a general medical officer and was the Community Health Director for the Bethel IHS Service Unit.  He completed his residency training at the University of Washington Family Practice Residency of Southwest Idaho and went on to found a medical clinic in the rural community of Reedsport, Oregon, which was one of the 13 model rural practices funded by the Robert Johnson Foundation's Rural Practice Project.

Dr. Fagnan served at the Reedsport clinic for 16 years before joining the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University in 1993 as medical director of OHSU Gabriel Park Family Health Center. In 2002, Dr. Fagnan was named as Director of the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network.

Dr. Fagnan is the PI of several ORPRN studies, including: Evidence-Based Practices: An Opportunity to Prevent Behavioral Health Disorders; the National Children's Study PBRN pilot; the Clinical Information Study; Primary Care Network Survey I and II; and the Rural Clerkship Project.  He is also a co-investigator on several active ORPRN studies, including: Osteoporosis Screening in Rural Oregon; the Rural Oregon Immunization Initiative; and Using IT to Improve Mediation Safety for Rural Elders.