Please join us for the 7th Annual MPOG Retreat taking place on Friday, October 12, 2018; where we once again unite to learn
about last year’s accomplishments, discuss innovative ideas and explore how MPOG can further improve care for our patients.
Join us for a fabulous day of insight, camaraderie and inspiration in the City by the Bay.

Featured Speakers

Robert M. Wachter, MD
Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Thomas Insel, MD
Co-Founder and President

Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
University of California San Francisco

Preliminary Schedule

07:00 – 08:00Breakfast and Check-in
08:00 – 08:15 Introductions & State of MPOG
Sachin Kheterpal, MD, MBA
08:15 – 09:15 Achieving the Promise of Digital Health: Are We There Yet? If Not, When… and How?
Robert Wachter, MD
University of California San Francisco
09:15 – 09:30 PROSPER
Sachin Kheterpal, MD, MBA
09:30 – 10:30 Digital Phenotyping
Thomas Insel, MD
Mindstrong Health
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00 Best of MPOG Abstracts
12:00 – 13:00 Networking Lunch
13:00 – 13:15MPOG Development / QI Update
Nirav Shah, MD
13:15 – 14:00The Celebrated Fall of the P Value: Time for a New Paradigm
Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MS
University of California San Francisco
14:00– 14:15MPOG QI Story
Timur Dubovoy, MD
Michigan Medicine
14:15 – 14:30MPOG Feedback Session
Leif Saager, MD, MMM
14:30 – 14:45Measuring Variability in Intraoperative Opioid Use via Oral Morphine Equivalents
Douglas Colquhoun, MB, ChB, MSc, MPH
14:45 - 15:00Wrap up
Nirav Shah, MD
15:00 - 16:00Special Interest Groups / Round Table Disussions
    • Opioid - Dr. Mike Aziz
    • Ventilation - Dr. Randal Blank
  2. New Sites
  3. Enhanced Observational Study



BCBSM Sponsored Hospitals


All Other Participants
The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity
for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™


Medical School




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