2021 Practice Management Program

Thursday March 11, 2021
1:00 - 5:00 PM

Virtually on Zoom

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Don’t miss the 13th Annual Practice Management Program held in conjunction with the WAEPS Annual Meeting. This program is designed for practice managers, physicians and other office personnel interested in the latest topics that will help practices in both the day-to-day issues and position for a successful future. WAEPS will be hosting the seminar this year via Zoom. All members of your staff are welcome to register.

Note that Practice Management sessions are not CME eligible.


  • Kristi Bailey, MDNorthwest Eye Surgeons
  • Daniel Briceland, MD, Chair of the Board of Directors at OMIC, Immediate past Senior Secretary of Advocacy, AAO
  • Hans Bruhn, MHS, Risk Manager, OMIC
  • Teresa Davis, RN, Former Director of Market Development , OneHealthPort
  • David Epley, MD, Children’s Eye Care, Kirkland
  • Tamara Fountain, MD, President, AAO
  • Ravi D. Goel, MD, Senior Secretary for Ophthalmic Practice of the AAO
  • Samir Master, MD, founder, Dermatology Arts
  • Spencer Michael, MBA, CEO Sight Partners, CEO Northwest Eye Surgeons
  • Matthew Parker, PhD, LSSMBB, PMP, CTC, COMT, CST, PACT Matters LLC
  • Emily Studebaker, Esq., Partner, Studebaker Nault PLLC

2021 Virtual Schedule

At the end of each lecture, the speakers will answer your questions in a live Q&A session.

  • 1:00 – 1:05 pmWelcome | Rachel Reinhardt, MD, and Rebecca Dale, MD, Practice Management Program Co-Chairs
  • 1:05 – 1:45 pmMedical Liability Advice from the Experts | Daniel Briceland, MD and Hans Bruhn MHS
  • 1:45 - 2:15 pmProtecting your Practice from Fraud and Abuse | Emily Studebaker, Esq.
  • 2:15 – 2:50 pm5 Pearls to Transform your Physician Brand / Growing Your Practice Through Collaborative Partnerships | Ravi D. Goel, MD
  • 2:50 – 3:00 pm — Break
  • 3:00 - 3:25 pmPhysician Payment and Federal Legislative Issues | Tamara Fountain, MD and Daniel Briceland, MD
  • 3:25 – 3:50 pmIt’s a Matter of LEAN / Lean Six Sigma and the Eye Practice | Matthew Parker, PhD, LSSMBB, PMP, CTC, COMT, CST
  • 3:50 – 4:10 pmInsurance Contracting – What’s Going on Behind the Curtain? | Teresa Davis, RN
  • 4:10 – 4:45 pmForum on Private Equity and Alternative Practice Structures | Samir Master, MD; Spencer Michael, MBA; Kristi Bailey, MD; and David Epley, MD
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Registration Fees

Your fee will be based on whether you are an employee of a WAEPS member practice. In order to take advantage of the significant member discounts, the members 2021 dues must be paid prior to registration.

Registration Fee per Person

  On or Before March 2 After March 2
WAEPS Member Practice



Non-WAEPS Member Practice



Reciprocal society members

WAEPS has reciprocal arrangements with ophthalmology societies in Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and British Columbia. Physicians and their employees providing proof of membership in their respective state and province societies may register at the Active WAEPS Member rate. Please contact our office for details if you would like to take advantage of this opportunity: [email protected]


Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. There is a $50.00 fee for cancellation before March 1, 2021. There are no refunds for cancellations after March 1, 2021..

Questions regarding registration? Please contact the WAEPS office at 206-956-3631 or email [email protected]

Information about each of the other components of our annual meeting 

For information about the other programs and for printable brochures, please click on the links below:

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Ophthalmic Coding, Documentation, and Reimbursement Seminar
Ophthalmic Medical Personnel (Tech) Program
Physician Program