Complimentary Webinar: OEM’s
Role in the Insurance Industry

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PST 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET

OEM’s Role in the Insurance Industry

You are invited to a Complementary Webinar: a collaboration between NECOEM and WOEMA
When: Apr 20, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Description: Through this session, we aim to enable OEM physicians to better appreciate the climate of how OEM interfaces with the insurance industry. Furthermore, we look to provide a best-practices toolkit that will enable OEM physicians to have a standardized approach that will allow for optimized streamlining of claims processing. Through this shared knowledge, the hope is to optimize timeliness and quality of care employees receive, such that appropriate evidence-based standards of care are met.

David Berube, MD, MPH, FACOEM

Rupali Das, MD, MPH, FACOEM

David Berube, MD, MPH, FACOEM is the Chief Medical Officer for Lincoln Financial Group. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at both the Yale University School of Medicine, and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and is a staff physician for the Connecticut VA Healthcare System. He has over 25 years of patient care, academic teaching, and health care management experience. His prior experience includes serving as Chief Medical Officer at Liberty Mutual, National Medical Director at Aetna Inc., and Chief of Occupational & Environmental Medicine at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Berube is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Occupational & Environmental Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Vermont School of Medicine, and completed his occupational and environmental fellowship training at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he also received his Master’s Degree in Public Health. He is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the Treasurer of its New England component.

Rupali Das, MD, MPH, FACOEM is Senior Vice President and Medical Director at Zenith Insurance Company and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Previously, she served as the Executive Medical Director of the California Division of Workers’ Compensation. She is the Co-Chair of WOEMA’s JEDI Committee and past chair of the legislative and educational committees. Dr. Das was in clinical practice in Occupational Medicine at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic. She has held various leadership roles in occupational and environmental health at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California EPA. At CDPH she led “Biomonitoring California,” which measures levels of chemicals in peoples’ bodies, directed programs to track and reduce pesticide illness and infectious diseases in workers, and guided emergency preparedness. She received her MD degree from the University of Illinois, completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, and a fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UCSF. During her fellowship she earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine/Occupational Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She is a member of the ACOEM Racism Workgroup, a Trustee for Cal Performances and she mentors students.

Continuing Medical Education

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation Statement

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the Western Occupational & Environmental Medical Association (WOEMA) and the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (NECOEM). The ACOEM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.