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Rural Partners in Medicine

Leadership Summit

For nearly ten years, RPM has been teaming up with rural communities by partnering needed specialist with local hospitals. This has allowed patients to obtain high-quality and comprehensive levels of care while being served locally and allowing communities to become more economically viable. To share experiences between our partners and future partners, RPM is hosting our annual Rural Specialty Leadership Summit.

Conference Purpose: 

The mission of this summit is to share information and showcase innovative approaches to increase the viability of rural community hospitals and help solve common rural health care challenges.

Who Should Attend: 

RPM designed this summit for CEOs, administrators, CFOs, controllers, nurse executives, medical directors, medical leaders and the hospital board of directors.

Schedule of Events


Are you ready to join us at the second annual Leadership Summit? If so, reserve your complimentary spot today! Please complete one reservation per attendee.

Name (First and Last):*

Name of the organization you represent:*


Telephone Number:*


Attending the Golf Outing? (Yes or no)*


Required Fields *

Golf Outing: Please join us as we take an afternoon to enjoy the great outdoors along with great company. Expect a round of golf to be around $100.

If golfing isn’t your thing, there are plenty of other possibilities, including scenic biking trails, the Steamboat Mountain Resort, Strawberry Park natural hot springs and the local shops in town. Check out for more information!

On Friday, Melanie Scheer will host a 2-3 hour, family-friendly hike. Directions and details to be provided.


The Leadership Summit will be held in Steamboat Springs, CO during one of Steamboat’s peak seasons, Fall. During this time nature is transformed into a natural arena of shimmering fall colors. To add to the beauty, the summit will be held at one of Steamboat’s premier locations – – Catamount Ranch & Golf Club.

Catamount Ranch & Golf Club, 33400 Catamount Dr. B, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487, (970) 871-9200

Schedule of Events



8 am – Arrive at Catamount Golf and Country Club & Check in

8:30 am – Introduction

9 am – “Specialty Physician Shortage”, Bryan Scheer, MD

10 am – Break

10:30 am – “Physician Burnout”, Stacy Childs, MD

11:15 am – “Recruiting Rural Specialists”, Bryan Scheer, MD

12 pm – Lunch

1 pm – Free Time/Golf/Hike

7 pm – Social @ Steamboat Whiskey Company


8 am – Arrive at Catamount Gold and Country Club & Check in

8:30 am – Opening Remarks

9 am – “CAH – Top Five Challenges”, Roger Thompson

10 am – “Travel & Logisitics”, Scott Dulaney, RPM

10:15 am – Break

10:45 am – “Cariology & Speciality Joint Ventures”, Chris Pusey, RPM COO

12 pm – Lunch

1 pm – Free Time/Golf/Hike

7 pm – Dinner @ Dr. and Mrs. Scheer’s house


We have a block of rooms helf at the inviting and cozy Inn at Steamboat ( They offered a 20% off rate. The price includes a hot breakfast every morning from 7 – 10 am, and they will provide a shuttle as needed. Contact Julie Brown at 970-879-2600 and mention RPM to reserve your room.

Other popular venues include, The Hampton Inn ( and the Steamboat  Grand (


Who? The summit is designed for CEOs, administrators, CFOs, COOs, controllers, nurse executives, medical directors, clinic directors, hospital board of directors, and more.

How Many Team Members are Complimentary? There are four complimentary spots per hospital. However, if you would like to request additional spaces, please contact

Attire? The attire for this meeting is business casual. Please do remember the meeting rooms are airconditioned and may be cool, so bring a jacket or sweater for your own comfort.

Cancelation Policy? Since this is a complimentary event we ask that you notify us at least one week before the event if you are no longer able to attend.

Don’t see your question answered here? Please call or email us!