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The LAFP, in partnership with Ochsner, will be hosting area family medicine grand rounds throughout the state in 2022.

E. Edward Martin, Jr., MD, MS Memorial Greater New Orleans Area Family Medicine Grand Rounds and District Social

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

“Drug Money: An Update on Pharmaceutical Policy and Pricing”
Speaker: Chris Van Hise, MD - Chief Resident, East Jefferson Family Medicine Residency Program

The Greater New Orleans Area Family Medicine Grand Rounds and District Social will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 6:30 pm.  Attendance is FREE, but registration is required.   Mark your calendars to attend!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Provide an overview of medication costs
  2. Review federal, legislative and executive actions on drug pricing since the Affordable Care Act
  3. Discuss state-based legislative actions on drug pricing in Louisiana and other states


Impastato's Restaurant
3400 16th Street
Metairie, LA 70002

Cocktail Social - 6:30 PM
Dinner Presentation – 7:00 PM


Christopher B Van Hise MD 01 
Chris Van Hise, MD
Chief Resident

Dr. Van Hise is a native of New York. He graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts with a B.A. in Psychology and completed the post-baccalaureate Premedical Program at Columbia University. He attended medical school at the University Of Queensland School of Medicine, which brought him to New Orleans by way of Brisbane, Australia. During medical school he organized health workshops for refugees and asylum seekers, tutored, and conducted clinical research on cardiac biomarkers. He received the inaugural Dr. and Mrs. Roy Gregory Scholarship in Family Medicine. Chris was drawn to EJGH by the strong sense of community, excellent training, and the opportunity to serve the people of New Orleans. He is interested in practicing broad-spectrum family medicine in an underserved community. His academic interests include health policy & advocacy, refugee health, and medical education. He is an active member of the AAFP and LAFP, holding positions in both organizations. When he’s not working, you can find Chris cooking and cycling.

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Future Dates

  • Lake Charles Area Grand Rounds - November 3, 2022
  • North Louisiana Grand Rounds - TBD

CME Accreditation

The AAFP has reviewed LAFP Grand Rounds Series and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 11/05/2021 to 11/04/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):1.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed Credit(s).



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