Recent and Upcoming Presentations and Workshops by Webility’s President, Jennifer Christian MD MPH

November 6, 2018

National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference

Audience: Multiple stakeholders, primarily employers

Panel presentation: “Getting Difficult, Frustrating, and Expensive Claims Unstuck”

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada

October 5, 2018

Impairment Without Disability Conference

Audience: Multiple stakeholders

Workshop: “The Emperor Needs More Clothes: Conventional training has not prepared physicians to help a critical subset of worker-patients”

The Saint Paul Hotel, St. Paul, Minnesota

August 27, 2018

Maine Comp Summit

Workshop: “Techniques for Identifying High-Risk Cases and Improving Outcomes: A Practical Guide”

Samoset Resort, Rockport, Maine

August 10, 2018

Arizona Industrial Commission, Annual Claims Seminar

Audience: Multiple stakeholders, primarily claims, managed care, and legal professionals

Presentation: “Your Words Can Change Outcomes”

The Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, Arizona

August 6, 2018

Disability Management Employer Coalition, Annual Conference

Audience: Multiple stakeholders, primarily employers

Pre-Conference Presentation: “Risk Screening Techniques: Changing the Future of Case Management”

Hilton Austin, Austin, Texas

June 7, 2018

Disability Management Employer Coalition, Minnesota Chapter meeting

Audience: Multiple stakeholders

Presentation: “Your Words Can Change Outcomes”

St. Paul, Minnesota

June 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic - Internal staff education session

Audience: Multiple stakeholders, primarily workplace supervisors

Lecture: “Your Words can Change Outcomes”

Rochester, Minnesota

May 9, 2018

Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute, Toronto, Canada - webinar

Audience: Multiple stakeholders

Presentation: “Helping Doctors Make Better Decisions in the Stay-at-Work and Return-to-Work Process”

Webinar

May 9, 2018

Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents Advisory Council meeting

Audience: Labor, management and legal audience

Joint presentation with John Burress, MD: “Massachusetts WC System: What’s missing and why we should update”

Boston, Massachusetts

May 3, 2018

American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, American Occupational Health Conference

Audience:  Physicians and healthcare practitioners

Eight-hour course: “Getting Difficult Cases Unstuck: Strategies for Stalled Recovery and Prolonged Work Disability”

Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana

May 2, 2018

American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, American Occupational Health Conference

“The Emperor Needs More Clothes: Conventional Medical Training Does Not Prepare Us to Help a Critical Subset of Worker-Patients”

Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana

April 30, 2018

Work-Related Injuries Workshop

Audience: Multiple stakeholders

Lecture: “Words Can Harm as Well as Heal”

Panelist: “Impairment vs. Disability”

Panelist: “Red Flags That Treatment is Off the Rails”

Waltham, Massachusetts

April 28, 2018

American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, American Occupational Health Conference

Audience: Physicians and healthcare practitioners

Eight-hour course: “Cutting Edge Techniques in Work Disability Prevention: Early Screening and Intervention in High Risk Cases”

Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana

April 25, 2018

Annual Safety Day, Independent Schools Compensation Corporation

Audience: Employers

Presentation: “A Medical Perspective on the Mature Aging Workforce”

Sturbridge, Massachusetts

February 26, 2018

Occupational Health Policy & Administration, Harvard School of Public Health

Audience: Graduate students

Annual Guest Lecture: “Introduction to Workers' Compensation, Managed Care, and Work Disability Prevention and Management”

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

December 13, 2017

RespectAbility Webinar.

Multi-stakeholder audience: Primarily persons with disabilities and professionals who work with them.

Interactive presentation: “Baby Boomers, Acquired Disabilities, and Stay-at-Work Strategies”

Webinar

November 8, 2017

Case Management Association of New Hampshire, Workers' Comp Symposium

Audience: Claims and Case Managers

Keynote address: “Your Words Can Change Outcomes”

Exeter Hospital, Exeter, New Hampshire

October 25, 2017

Annual Meeting, North American Spine Society

Interdisciplinary Spine Forum Panel: “Return to Work in Difficult Cases”
Presentation: “Expanding Our Inventory of Interventions: Listening, Words, and Relationships”

Orlando, Florida

September 13, 2017

Rose Conference

Presentation: “What Does Improving Communications Really Mean?”

Minneapolis, Minnesota

September 7, 2017

California Workers’ Compensation and Risk Conference

Panel presentation: “Low Back Pain: A step-by-step guide to better outcomes”

Dana Point, California

August 28, 2017

Maine Comp Summit

Interview: “The Comp Summit News Hour” conducted by Paul Signolfi, Executive Director, Maine Workers’ Compensation Board

Rockport, Maine

August 2, 2017

Annual Conference, Disability Management Employer Coalition

Presentation: “When and When Not to Rely on the Treating Physician in the SAW/RTW Process – and Why”

Anaheim, California

May 4, 2017

Annual Conference, Aerospace Medical Association

Poster Presentation: “Profiles and Duty Limiting Conditions: Two New Clinical Models to Standardize Provider Decision-Making and Increase Service Member Availability”

Denver, Colorado

April 27, 2017

American Occupational Health Conference

Full Day Course, Course Director & Presenter: “Getting Difficult Cases Unstuck: Strategies and Tactics for Stalled Recovery and Prolonged Work Disability”

Denver, Colorado

April 24, 2017

American Occupational Health Conference

Presentation: “What YOU can do with the COHE Model: Implications for Action” - Panel moderator and presenter

Denver, Colorado

March 27, 2017

Occupational Health Policy & Administration, a course for graduate students, Harvard School of Public Health

Annual Guest Lecture: “Workers’ Compensation and Work Disability Prevention/Management”

Boston, Massachusetts

February 26, 2017

2017 Update, Hawaii Academy of Family Practice

Presentation: “Managing Patients Who Never Seem to Get Better”

Honolulu, Hawaii

November 14 and 16, 2016

Worksafe BC Conference for Staff (primarily)

Presentation: “What Does Improving Communication Really Mean?”

Richmond, British Columbia

October 26, 2016

31st Annual Meeting, North American Spine Society

Presentation: “Your Words Are Part of the Treatment – and Can Help Patients Keep Their Jobs”
Part of Panel Session on “Early Return to Work”

Boston, Massachusetts

October 6, 2016

Impairment without Disability Conference, co-sponsored by Essentia Health, Health Partners, the North American Spine Society, and Mayo Clinic

General Session Presentation: “What Will It Take to ACTUALLY Improve Outcomes of Conditions That Most Often Cause Job Loss?”

Intercontinental St Paul Riverfront Hotel, St Paul, Minnesota

May 25, 2016

Self-Insured Workers' Compensation Executive Forum, Self-Insurers Institute of America (SIIA)

Speaker and Panelist: “Medical Over-Diagnosis: Breaking the Cycle”

JW Marriott Camelback, Scottsdale, Arizona

May 5, 2016

Washington Self-Insurers Association (WSIA) Conference

Keynote presentation: “Job Loss After Injury or Illness: Making Stakeholders More Accountable”

Davenport Hotel, Spokane, Washington

April 12, 2016

American Occupational Health Conference

Presenter, educational session: “Managing Heartsink Patients with MUPS: Review of Evidence on Approaches That Can Minimize or Reverse Impairment and Disability”

Panelist, educational session: “Disability Today, Tomorrow, and After That: Evolving OEM Clinician Roles in Three Countries”

Chicago Sheraton, Chicago, Illinois

March 7, 2016

Occupational Health Policy & Administration, a course for graduate students, Harvard School of Public Health

Annual Guest Lecture: “Workers' Compensation, Managed Care, and Work Disability Prevention”

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

February 16, 2016

Integrated Benefits Institute Forum

General Session on Job Loss After Injury or Illness: What Government and Business Can Do ??

Panelist Presentation: “Why We Should and How We Can Establish Accountability for Job Loss After Illness or Injury”

Westin St Francis Hotel, San Francisco, California

Dr. Jennifer Christian: Speaker Information

To see presentations and events prior to these, go to the earlier presentations list.