2019 Conference Agenda

DATE: Saturday, September 07, 2019

TIME: 6:30am – 4:30pm

LOCATION: Hilton Virginia Beach –Oceanfront

3001 Atlantic Ave

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

Phone: (757) 213-3000
Fax: (757) 213-3019

Discounted rates for overnight stays apply. Mention the VAMDA conference to receive your discount.



The purpose of the Virginia Medical Directors Association’s Annual Conference is to provide Long-Term Care Professionals the opportunity to grow in their professional skills through educational opportunities and networking. Our goals include:

  • To serve the Long-Term Care Medical Community including; Medical Directors, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Administrators, and those medical professionals who are still in training.
  • To provide high-quality programs that provide CME Credits for LTC Medical Professionals.
  • To share cutting-edge information and solutions to LTC challenges.
  • Provide an overview of the LTC industry as it relates directly to the medical community.
  • Provide a forum for VAMDA’s annual meeting update.

6:30 – 7:30 am


Registration & Exhibitors 

7:15 – 7:30 am

Danny Felty, MD, CMD 


7:30 – 8:30 am

Jonathan Evans, MD, CMD 

“PDPM: A new payment system for skilled nursing homes- What, why, how, and so what?”

8:30 – 10:00 am

Mary Chiles 

Requirements of Participation – Phase 3 and Updates for 2019 

10:00 – 10:15 am


Morning Break 

10:15 – 11:15 am

Jonathan Evans, MD, CMD 

2019 Update on Falls and Fall Prevention – what do we talk about when we talk about falls 

11:15 – 12:30 pm

Virginia State Chapter Meeting & Lunch Symposium 

Virginia State Chapter Meeting 


12:30 – 2:00 pm

Nicole M. Orr, MD, FACC 

Beyond the Basics of Heart Failure Management in SNFs: 

Care in the Context of Co-Morbid Illness and Patient-Centered Goals

1:45– 2:15 pm


Afternoon Break 

2:15 – 4:15 pm

H. Gallimore, MD & O. Ogbuagu, MD 

Wound and Skin Conditions: Initial Management and Work Up 

4:30 pm

Danny Felty, MD, CMD 

Closing Remarks & Adjournment

**Speakers, Times, and Topics Subject to Change