Advance Anesthesia 2018 is committed to assembling knowledgeable individuals who are leaders in their profession and have subject matter experience in their assigned topic, and, providing a collegial environment where ideas can be shared, group leadership/clinicians are exposed to meaningful ideas and learning opportunities, and self-evaluation of clinical performance and competence relevant to care of the professional and the patient can occur. 

Advance Anesthesia’s commitment to exposing groups/providers to forward thinking strategies in dealing with known and unknown challenges of the service line, managing barriers, providing evidence and allowing open-forum idea sharing in a small-group setting, has exposed practice leaders to relevant practice and clinical improvement knowledge that can be taken back with immediate affect towards advancing patient safety and care.


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Early Bird Registration is $225 through July 31st

Discounted fee for Current Clients is $50


Speaker information will be updated as soon as it is received.

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Bellinger Moody, RHIA, CPC, CCP, CPC-I

President Medac Augusta, SC
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Stephanie Davidson, DO

Anesthesiologist Private Practice Las Vegas, NV
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Tammy Salinas, CPC, CANPC

Coding/Compliance Manager US Anesthesia Partners - Central Texas Austin, TX
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Janine Thekkekandam, MD

Board Certified Anesthesiologist Private Practice Richmond, VA
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Susan Whitmer, MD, MBA

AVP for Performance Analytics HCA Physician Services Group Brentwood, TN
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George Paul, MD

Medical Director Ventura County Medical Center & Santa Paula Hospital Ventura, CA
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Michael Hicks, MD, MBA, MHCM, FACHE

Executive Vice President for Health System Partnerships & Clinical Affairs UNT Health Science Center Fort Worth, TX
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Bob Richthammer, MBA

Grand Valley State University Grand Rapids, MI
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Trent Hofmockel, VP

Vice President of Client Services and Development Medaxion Littleton, CO
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Catherine Green, MBA, CMPE

Executive Manager, Consultant Leo Management & Consulting Asheville, NC
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Stephen Dorman, MD

Chief Compliance Officer Clinical Colleagues, Inc. Spring House, PA
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Dyer Rodes, II, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Director Medaxion, Inc. Nashville, TN
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Dan Smith, MD, FACEP

Executive Medical Director Studer Group Pensacola, FL
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The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 9.75 hour of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism

IPE Competencies

  • Roles/ Responsibilities
  • Interprofessional Communication
  • Teams and Teamwork


The UNT Health Science Center is authorized to award 9.75 hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.