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Friday Seminar Series

Hosted by Research

Friday, March 30 at 12:00 PM
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

The topic for this weeks Friday Seminar Series will be MHA. All faculty members and students are invited to attend.

Development of an evidence-based rural physician recruitment plan

Eric NevermanEric Neverman, D.O.’12

Eric Neverman, a dual degree D.O./M.H.A. student and DMU Rural Medicine Education Pathway scholarship recipient, completed both his MHA internship and capstone at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital, where he created a proposal for a rural hospitalist service and developed a plan for continued physician recruitment.  In 2011, this progressive 25 bed critical access hospital located in Grundy Center, IA, was named as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best 100 Places to Work in Healthcare.

Mr.  Neverman indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.


Upon completion of this education activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify trends in primary care physician supply in the United States and Iowa.
  2. Compare and contrast methods to project physician demand within a market.
  3. Consider the role of medical education, lifestyle factors and physician background in fostering an appreciation for rural primary care practice.
  4. Consider the role of a rural hospitalist service in enhancing physician and patient satisfaction and improving the quality of inpatient hospital care.

CME credit

AOA:  Des Moines University and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 2-A CME credits.

Other:  Attendees will receive 1.0 hour of continuing education contact hours.

Commercial support

Educational grants are not being accepted for this activity.

Disclosure statement

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content for this program and the selection of speakers are responsibilities of the program director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend DMU sponsored events. If you have questions/concerns, please contact Vanessa in the DMU Continuing Medical Education office at 515-271-1541 or cme@dmu.edu.