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Wednesday, March 6, 2014 8:00am - 10:00am Anne Arundel Medical Center Belcher Pavilion, 7th floor 2001 Medical Parkway Annapolis, MD 21401

When: Thursday, March 6, 2014
8:00am - 10:00am
Where: Anne Arundel Medical Center
2001 Medical Parkway
Belcher Pavilion, 7th floor
Annapolis, Maryland  21401
United States
Contact: Lindsay Powell

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Advanced online registration is closed. Member and Non-Member walk-ins will be accepted at the door for an additional $5.00.

Get an up close look at how emerging technologies are changing how                                      Host Sponsor
"state of the art" health care is delivered. We will have a presentation by a panel of experts in the areas of robotics surgery, simulation and innovation technologies, emerging cancer treatment technology and electronic medical records. We will then be given a private tour of AAMC's new James and Sylvia Earl Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning Center (SAIL).                                                           
                                                                                                                                       Bronze Sponsor
** Please note to park in Parking Garage E. For additional parking information, scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Advanced Member Registration - $25.00
Non Members - $45.00

8:00 am      Registration, Networking and Light Breakfast
8:30 am      Welcome Remarks - Program Begins
9:15 am      Q/A
9:30 am      Panel Program Ends - Tour of  Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning Center (SAIL) begins
10:00 am    Event Ends

Meet our Expert Panel:
Robert S. Hanley, MD,
Medical Director of Robotic Surgery
Adrian Park, MD, Chair of the Department of Surgery
Barbara Baldwin, Chief Information Officer

Barry Meisenberg, Director of the AAMC Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute

Robert S. Hanley, MD, Medical Director of Robotic Surgery    
Dr. Hanley is a Urologist with Anne Arundel Urology, P.A. in Annapolis, Maryland.  His practice is in general urology, subspecializing in urologic oncology including prostate, renal, bladder, penile and testicular cancer.  He specializes in minimally invasive surgical approaches, performing over 500 robotic procedures using the Intuitive Surgical System.  He has been the Medical Director of Robotic Surgery at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis since 2011. 

Dr. Hanley is a native of Rhode Island.  He completed his internship and residency training at the Lahey Clinic in Massachusetts with a focus in robotic training.  He received his medical degree from Georgetown University. His undergraduate degree is from Boston College where he majored in Biology.  

Dr. Hanley’s research interests include discovering genetic biomarkers for the detection of prostate cancer.  He pursued an additional research year during residency training in developing a DNA assay for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.  He has published and lectured in the domains of prostate, bladder, renal and testicular cancer.  He is a member of the American Urologic Association as well as the American Association of Clinical Urologists, the Maryland State Medical Society, the American Medical Association and the Large Urology Group Practice Association.  

Adrian Park, MD, Chair of the Department of Surgery
Adrian Park, M.D., is chair of the Department of Surgery and is responsible for surgical programmatic growth, quality improvement and fostering innovation and learning in the department. He works closely with the members of AAMC’s Medical Executive Committee, Medical Staff and Administration. 

Dr. Park was chair of Surgery at Dalhousie University and Chief of Surgery for the Capital District Health Authority, both in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  He is the former vice chairman of surgery and chief of General Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center as well as a member of the faculty at University of Maryland.  He is the former director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, head of surgical endoscopy and chief of the section of gastrointestinal surgery at the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Park is a member of the American Surgical Association, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, American College of Surgeons and the College of Surgeons of Central Eastern and Southern Africa. He received his Doctor of Medicine from McMaster University in Canada. 

The author of over 200 scientific articles and book chapters, he is internationally known as a leading authority in the field of minimally invasive surgery, "OR of the Future” technology and surgical education. He is also co-editor and chief of the journal, "Surgical Innovation.” 

Barbara Baldwin, Chief Information Officer
Ms. Baldwin is Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Anne Arundel Health System (AAHS). She is responsible for overall strategy and deployment of electronic information and technology services.  In her role as CIO, Ms. Baldwin supports AAHS’s community system of care outreach to patients through My Chart and to area physicians through AlecConnect; AAHS’s on-line patient information system.  She serves with an outstanding team that has been recognized with national awards, including Most Wired Hospitals in America, and attainment, in company with only seven percent of American hospital teams, of Health Information and Management Systems Society’s Level Six status for electronic medical record deployment. Additionally, The Leapfrog Group has named Anne Arundel Medical Center a Top Hospital for improvements in health care safety, quality and affordability supported by AAHS’s Alec electronic medical record.

Prior to joining AAHS, Ms. Baldwin served as CIO for several premier healthcare organizations.  Most recently, she served as CIO for the University of Virginia.  Additionally, Ms. Baldwin was senior vice president of information services for the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University; vice president/CIO for Bon Secours-Richmond; and director of information services at Riverside Health System (Virginia).

Ms. Baldwin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health from Old Dominion University, and was awarded a master’s degree in Health Administration from Duke University. She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is certified as a Project Management Professional.  Ms. Baldwin previously served as chair of the University Health System Consortium’s CIO Council and chair-elect for the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Information Resources and as a board member for the Virginia Health Quality Center (VHQC). She served the community for 9 years as a member of the United Way/Jefferson Region’s Program Review and Funding Committee. 

Dr. Barry Meisenberg, Director of the AAMC Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute
Dr. Meisenberg is medical director of the AAMC Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute, a role he has held since 2008.   He has provided visionary leadership for the multi-disciplinary programs of the institute and emerging technologies to offer patients the best in cancer treatment and care.  Under his leadership, the Institute has expanded to include implementation of Novalis Tx™ radiosurgery, the Cancer Survivorship Program, the opening of the Outpatient Infusion Center, expansion of the AAMC Breast Center and the Rapid Access Lung Program.

Dr. Meisenberg is also Chair of Quality Improvement and Health Systems Research for AAHS.  In this role he will build and lead a Center for Health Care Improvement with an overall goal to study, define and implement care and process innovation.   A key element of the center will be the organizing of data and analytics. This will enable clinicians to refine care with the goal of improved quality at a lower cost. Collaborating with physician, nursing and administrative leadership, Dr. Meisenberg will steer and develop a long-range strategy for quality and process improvement.  He also will continue participation on the Executive Quality Council as well as oversight of the Medical Informatics Committee and the Research Institute.

A nationally recognized oncologist and hematology expert, Dr. Meisenberg came to AAMC from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he headed the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center and was Deputy Director for Clinical Affairs of the Cancer Center.  Previously, he held clinical and academic positions at Duke University. He also is a visiting professor of oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.

Widely published in oncology and research journals, he also has received numerous awards and distinctions, including the Mildred Mindell Foundation Award for Outstanding Physician and the Greenebaum Cancer Center’s Directors Award for Enhancements in Patient Safety (2006). He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York, and completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the Naval Hospital in San Diego.

Additional Parking Information:

From Annapolis and the Eastern Shore: Take Route 50 West to Jennifer Road exit (Exit 23A). Turn left at the light onto Jennifer Road. Continue straight, through the light at Medical Parkway. Look for garage E on the right.

From Washington DC: Take Route 50 East to Parole exit (Exit 23). Turn right onto West Street then right onto Jennifer Road. Look for the Health Sciences Pavilion and garage E on your left.

From Baltimore: Take I-97 South to Route 50 East, then follow Washington directions above.



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