Live Webinar Date & Time: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1:00pm EST
About the Presenters: In January 2016 Dr. Stanton N. Smullens stepped down as Medical Director of Network Performance and Quality of the Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO). Prior to this position, he was Chief Medical Officer of the DVACO from 2013 to 2015 and the precedent Jefferson Health System from 1997 to 2014.
Dr. Smullens received his undergraduate education at Harvard College and earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College). He is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is board certified in General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery. He is also currently a lecturer in the Jefferson College of Population Health. He was Founding President and CEO of JeffCare, the Physician Hospital Organization of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He has been President of the Medical Staff of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and President of the Jefferson Alumni Association. His portrait was presented to the University in 2010. He is a member of many local and national medical societies and has published widely in the medical literature.
SaraKay Smullens, MSW, LCSW, CGP, CFLE, BCD is a certified group psychotherapist and family life educator. She is devoted to highlighting destructive societal forces through communication, advocacy and activism. In her work she illuminates the impact of abuse, not only on individuals, but on the attitudes and behaviors that destroy marriages, families, friendships, work settings, communities and societies. She is known in the U.S. and abroad for her work in recognizing, addressing and healing what she has called "the invisible and lethal epidemic of emotional abuse."
SaraKay is a best-selling author and award-winning writer. Her writing can be found in peer reviewed journals and other professional publications. She also blogs regularly for The Huffington Post, Broad Street Review, and Your Tango.