Clinical Innovation Summit

January 23, 2021. Virtual Conference.
0800 to 1230 EST



08:00AM – 08:05AM EST

Opening Statements



08:05AM – 09:05AM EST

Common Referrals to The Gynecologist

Abimbade Akhigbe, MD, FACOG
(1.0 CME)

Learning Objectives:
  • Review conditions commonly referred to Gynecology.
  • Increase provider comfort with managing these conditions.
  • Understand the current management guidelines for abnormal pap smears.
  • Review management of Menopausal vasomotor symptoms and vaginal symptoms.
  • Increase utilization of Pelvic Physical Therapy for managing Pelvic pain.

10:11AM – 10:41AM

Conflict Resolution

(0.5 CME)


09:39AM – 10:09AM EST

Does Discussing Migraines Give You a Headache? (Part I)

Philip Eskew, DO, JD, MBA
(0.5 CME)


10:43AM – 10:53AM EST



12:00PM – 12:30PM EST

Does Discussing Migraines Give You a Headache? (Part II)

Philip Eskew, DO, JD, MBA
(0.5 CME)


09:07AM – 09:37AM EST

Knee Acute Injuries

Adae Amoako, MD
(0.5 CME)

Learning Objectives:
  • Provide an overview of traumatic meniscal injuries.
  • Provide an overview of traumatic ligamentous injuries.
    1. ACL
    2. PCL
    3. MCL
    4. LCL

At the end of session, participants should be aware of common acute knee injuries diagnosis and management.


10:55AM – 11:25AM


(0.5 CME)

For years we have focused on standard of care that is what we have been taught from medical school to residency to clinical practice. This has been the wrong focus for years we have never focused on what really matters.

Collectively we need to lead the entire healthcare industry’s energy from managing numbers to managing the pathophysiology.

How can we restructure our thinking to treat the root cause and the pathophysiology at grass roots and remove our focus from managing better numbers for our diabetics, our hypertensive and for hyperlipidemia?

As these numbers reach its norm as clinicians there is an innate desire to stop our management however this is the very thing that is wrong with the current system. This is when we need to ack this is the right time to evaluate the root cause of the disease and manage it at that level.


11:27AM – 11:57AM EST

Burnout: Signs, Symptoms, Prevention, and Intervention

Christopher Roman, PA
(0.5 CME)

Learning Objectives:

Burnout is a recognized issue for many professions, and healthcare providers are uniquely vulnerable as a result of the cognitively and emotionally demanding nature of the role. This presentation will provide an overview of burnout, its effects and its manifestations, as well as practical steps to recognizing and addressing burnout in ourselves and each other.

After attending this presentation, attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe the different aspects of burnout
  2. Explain the effects of burnout on personal and professional outcomes
  3. Describe steps to mitigate the effects of burnout

12:30PM EST




Chief Medical Officer
Proactive MD


Dr. Kayur Patel, is a Practicing Emergency Department Physician. He is trained and boarded in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Patel is also a highly experienced physician executive. He has over twenty years of practical experience in Healthcare management.

This includes serving as the;

  1. Former Chief Medical Officer of a 278-bed Community Hospital in Terre Haute
  2. Former Director to Health Care Excel, An Quality Improvement Organization for Indiana
  3. Currently he also serves as consultant to KEPRO, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO)

Dr. Patel is a frequent speaker on the subject of quality in healthcare. His focus has been on improving methodology in care delivery to ensure Right Care at the Right Time at the Right Price.

Philip Eskew, DO, JD, MBA

Vice President, Clinical Development and General Counsel
Proactive MD

Dr. Eskew is the VP of Clinical Development and General Counsel for Proactive MD.

He is also the Founder & CEO of DPC Frontier, a legal, regulatory, and growth resource for Direct Primary Care Practices. He also serves as a Site Medical Director for Corizon Health. He routinely researches all regulatory aspects surrounding direct primary care and is also volunteering his time as the General Counsel of the DPC Coalition.

Christopher Roman, MA, MMC, PA-C

Assistant Professor
Butler University Physician Assistant Program

Christopher Roman earned a Master’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois, and went on to complete a Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University.  He spent four years working as a Physician Assistant in inpatient Infectious Disease at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Indianapolis.  Mr. Roman currently practices Ambulatory Medicine/Urgent Care, and is on faculty at Butler University’s Physician Assistant program.

Abimbade Akhigbe, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Akhigbe is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist who practices in Baltimore Maryland. She graduated from Ross University School of Medicine, Cum Laude, and completed her OB GYN residency training at Morristown Medical Center, New Jersey where she served as the Chief Resident in her final year from 2015 to 2016.

Dr. Akhigbe returned to her hometown of Baltimore to give back to her community. She is passionate about her patient’s health and that of her surrounding community. She coordinates yearly Health Fair clinics for low income members of the community in Baltimore Maryland. She serves on multiple committees for the OBGYN Department at Saint Agnes Hospital.

Adae Amoako, MD

Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Acute Care Services and Sports Medicine

Dr. Adae Opoku Amoako is a primary care sports medicine physician with board certification in family medicine currently working in an emergency setting in Maryland. He graduated from Delaware State University where he pursued a double major in Chemistry and Biology. He earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed residency at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He also completed a sub-specialty in Sports Medicine at the Drexel College of Medicine where further training was established in treating musculoskeletal issues, providing sonographic diagnoses, performing various types of procedures such as steroid, hyaluronic acid, and platelet rich plasma injections, and most importantly providing comprehensive care for various types of athletes. With a commitment toward education, Dr. Amoako has been involved in authoring scientific and clinical journal articles, book chapters, and giving international and national lectures and presentations. He is a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine. He is an active member of American Academy of Family Physicians and American Medical Society of Sports Medicine.

He is the co-founder of the Health, Education, and Entrepreneurship Development Foundation, a United States based non-profit that is registered and operates in Ghana.

CE Overview

IU School of Medicine, Division of Continuing Medical Education
Phone: (317) 274-0104

Course Description
Intended for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Students, this conference aims to provide valuable information regarding current practices in primary health, risk management, acute care and quality attainment. The conference is focused toward creating a strong foundation for primary health care by adding value to the overall healthcare experience and improving patient care and experience.
Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify, respect, and care about patients’ differences, values, preferences and expressed needs.
  • Listen to, clearly inform, communicate with, and educate patients.
  • Identify errors and hazards in care.
  • Explain and implement basic safety design principles, such as standardization and simplication.
  • Illustrate the importance of communication and patient hand-off.
  • Describe potential issues that could arise due to lack of communication and follow up between teams.
  • Describe how the optimal use of technology can aid in increasing efficiency and effectiveness
    Discuss strategies that can be used to optimize healthcare delivery.
Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Indiana University School of Medicine and Proactive MD. Indiana University School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Indiana University School of Medicine 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.

Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) policy ensures that those who have influenced the content of a CE activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that IUSM may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. All educational programs sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor.

*Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.