Upcoming Events


2020 Midwinter Conference

Jan. 25, 2020
Birmingham Marriott
3590 Grandview Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35243

Individual Membership and Conference Registration

The ALMDA Room Block Rate is $139. Reserve a room by calling (888) 426-5171.
Room cutoff is Jan. 3, 2020.

Hotel Registration.

Conference Agenda

Exhibitors Please Join Us!

The Alabama Medical Directors Association depends on the support of vendors that exhibit their products/services at our meetings. The Association leadership is extremely grateful for the companies who support our conference. This support allows us to continue our educational offerings to our members and attendees.

Exhibitors Information


2019 Annual Conference Wrap-up



5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ALMDA Board Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Registration/Reception with Exhibitors


7:30 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Advisory Committee Meeting of ALMDA’s Board of Directors, ANHA and ADPH
7:30 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Registration/Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:25 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Pre-admission Screening Residential Review
Angela Howard, Director, OBRA PASRR, Alabama Department of Mental Health
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Managing Common Neuromuscular Diseases in LTC
Victor Sung, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama - Birmingham
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Morning Break with Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
AMDA Update
Chris Laxton, Executive Director, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Reducing Unnecessary Hospital Transfers from the Long-term Care Setting
Jimmy Davis, MD, CMD, Medical Director, AQAF
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Membership Meeting
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Common Dermatological Issues in the Elderly
Lauren Graham, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama - Birmingham
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Risk Reduction Strategies
William Ashley, JD, Senior Risk Resource Advisor, ProAssurance


7:30 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:25 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Common Infections in Long-term Care: Using McGeers Criteria to Diagnose and Treat
Todd McCarty, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama - Birmingham
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Opioid Prescribing Part 1
Steve P. Furr, MD, CMD, Family Physician; and Boyde J. Harrison, MD, CMD, Family Physician
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Morning Break with Exhibitors
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Opioid Prescribing Part 2
Steve P. Furr, MD, CMD; and Boyde J. Harrison, MD, CMD
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Reducing Unrealistic Family Expectations ( = 1 hours)
Robert Webb, MD, Medical Director, Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital
Lunch on your own


7:30 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
8:25 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Strategies and Requirements for Medication Use in Long-term Care - Part One
Hyperpharmacotherapy - Part Two
Marilyn Bulloch, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM, Associate Clinical Professor, Auburn University School of Pharmacy; and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Alabama - Birmingham School of Medicine and University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Deciding What’s Best Care when Dementia is Present
Robert Webb, MD, Medical Director, Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital
11:30 a.m. Evaluation and Adjourn

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April 2-5, 2020
Chicago, Il

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July 23 - July 26, 2020
Linkside Conference Center, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort


AMDA Webinars
Part I of the Core Curriculum is now available as an internet enduring material, and offers learners 16 CME/CMD credits. For more information, please go to http://www.paltc.org/core-curriculum-medical-direction-post-acute-and-long-term-care.

AMDA Calendar Search
You can search AMDA’s calendar for information on other LTC events around the country.