8th Annual Transitions in Care Symposium

Healthcare Transformation – Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

Friday, June 3, 2022
Virtual event • 9:15 am - 3:30 pm


See below for online registration form.
Cost: $100.00
Registrants will receive and email with link to event.

6 Contact Hours (Nursing)


9:15 – 9:30 am Welcome

Robert Corona, DO, MBA – CEO, Upstate University Hospital
Diane Nanno, MSN, CNS, NE-BC, CCTM – Director of Transitional Care,Upstate University Hospital

9:30 – 10:30 am Steering the Ship of Community Health Amid the Pandemic

Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, MA, FACP – Onondaga County Health Commissioner

10:30 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 – 11:30 am Necessity is the Mother of Invention: 5 Ways We Transformed Care During COVID and Lessons Learned for Excellence in Transitional Care

Amy Boutwell, MD, MPTT – President, Collaborative Healthcare Strategies

11:30 am – Noon Group Discussion: 10 Ways We Transformed Care During COVID and Lessons Learned for Excellence in Transitional Care

Noon – 12:30 pm Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 pm Healthcare Transformations in the COVID Era

Amy Tucker, MD - Chief Medical Officer, Upstate University Hospital

1:30 – 2:30 pm Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned in Post Acute and Specialty Areas

Toni Heer, RN – Intensive Transitions Team Case Manager, Upstate University Hospital
Dr. Mindy McMinn – Medical Director, Crouse Palliative Medicine Service, Crouse Hospital
Dr. Anthony Vigliotti – Crouse Palliative Medicine Consult Service, Crouse Hospital
Gail Carmichel, RN, MS – Vice President of Patient Services, Nascentia
Dr. Joelle Margrey – Chief Nursing Officer, Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center

2:30 - 3:30 pm Panel Discussion: Behavioral Healthcare Transformation

Lisa Mancini, LMSW – Chief Clinical Officer, Helio Health
Tiffany Patton, MSW – Divisional Director, Liberty Resources
Amber Vanderploeg - Chief Program Officer, Rescue Mission



Upstate Medical University Institute for Continuing Nursing Education is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity does not include any content that relates to the products and/or services of a commercial interest that would create a conflict of interest. There is no commercial support being received for this event.

SUNY Upstate Medical University is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider for continuing education for licensed social workers #0291. (6 contact hours)