Game Changers  
    Volume IX, Issue 6 | February 7, 2020     
 
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
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Palm Beach County Medical Society presents
 
Hard Facts on Medical Marijuana Employees & Patients - Panel 
 
Feb. 12 | 11:30 am - 1 pm 
WPB 
 
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SFHHA presents
 
14th Annual Healthcare Summit: Consumerism in Healthcare
 
Feb. 12 & 13
Signature Grand Davie
 
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ACHE of South Florida presents
 
Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare
 
Feb. 20
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WHEN of South Florida Installs New Board
The Women's Healthcare Executive Network of South Florida installed their 2020 Board of Directors on January 30, 2020 at Novecento in Aventura. The 2020 Board is:
 
President                                 Marexis Toca
President-Elect                       Arianna Silcott
Immediate-Past President   Johanna Aronov
Secretary                                  Adwoa Dapoah-Harrigan
Treasurer                                 Bizu Ejigu
Education                                 Lynn Barrett
Networking-Elect                    Tiffani Currie
Communications                    Daenne Dolce
Membership                            Olubukola ""Bukky"" Durojaiye
Member-at-Large                    Margarita ""Rita"" Khosh
Member-at-Large                    Aliya Aaron
Member-at-Large                    Leda Silver
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Based in Dania Beach, ACHE of South Florida serves healthcare professionals in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties plus the Treasure Coast. ACHE of South Florida is the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and currently boasts over 1,000 members.

Member Spotlight
 
According to Wellington Regional Medical C enter (WRMC) Associate Administrator Diego Perilla, one of the keys to being successful in the healthcare field is to never stop learning. While participating in the Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) COO Development Program, he also oversees hospital operations at Wellington, supporting 10 departments throughout the hospital including procedural areas, ancillary services and clinical support areas.
Broward Health Medical Center Welcomes Transplant Hepatologist John M. Rivas, MD, to the South Florida Transplant Center
John M. Rivas, MD, who is triple board certified in transplant hepatology, gastroenterology and internal medicine, has joined the South Florida Transplant Center at Broward Health Medical Center. Rivas specializes in liver transplantation, hereditary and auto-immune liver diseases, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and liver tumors/cancers. The South Florida Transplant Center has performed more than 340 adult liver transplants since 2004. Rivas will be joining the multidisciplinary team of hepatologists, gastroenterologists, liver transplant surgeons and anesthesiologists who provide care for patients facing end-stage liver disease requiring liver transplantation. Rivas received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Rivas continued his training with a transplant hepatology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Ohio. He has participated as an active researcher and primary investigator for several large, multi-center, multi-nationals research studies.