May 8, 2018 RAM General Membership Meeting: Dr. Charlotte Yeh
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May 8, 2018 RAM General Membership Meeting:  Dr. Charlotte Yeh

When: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: University of Richmond Jepson Alumni Center
49 Crenshaw Way
Richmond, Virginia  23173
United States
Presenter: Charlotte Yeh, MD
Contact: Lara W. Knowles

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Coach or Quarterback? The Physician’s Role in Patient-Directed Care


Why does the medical system sometimes fumble the ball when it comes to placing patients at the center of their own care? When explaining difficult medical decisions? When helping them voice what they want? Whether it be from the proverbial sideline or on the field, how can physicians ensure patients are placed at the center of (and take an active role in) their own care?


Join us on TUESDAY, MAY 8 to hear and speak with a nationally-recognized expert on moving the ball down the field when it comes to living well, the role of resiliency and the importance of social connection to health and well-being. Learn about novel research on how the words we use with patients often determine if we score that touchdown.


The evening will also be a celebration of Honoring Choices Virginia and the work the Academy has done in bringing the three local health systems together. Working together, so much has been accomplished. Come celebrate HCV’s accomplishments!  


Questions?  Please call Lara at 622-8137 or email her at



About our Speaker - Dr. Charlottes Yeh

Dr. Charlotte Yeh has served as Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Tufts Medical Center, Regional Administrator for CMS and is a Board member at the Center for Health Design. In her current position as Chief Medical Officer for AARP Services, Inc., she works with carriers to design health-related products and services that help lead to enhanced care for patients.


To create and sustain a dynamic and innovative physician community for the benefit of the Greater Richmond Area.

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