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Aaron Hugh Braun

Willow Creek Capital Management
Willow Creek Capital Management
Greater Los Angeles Area
Aaron Hugh Braun is the CEO of Willow Creek Capital Management, a privately owned hedge fund sponsor that finances the public equity markets across the United States. He founded Willow Creek Capital Management, a California-based S-Corp in 1994. Aaron Hugh Braun has been the sole shareholder of WCCM and all related entities, at all times since inception. He remains involved in all higher-level strategic decisions affecting the investment management businesses of the Willow Creek Capital Management.
Aaron Hugh Braun says that all investor hope that they will later be able to buy back the shares sold on the market at a lower price and that they can stock up on their position. Due to the increasing importance of this strategy, a liquid market for securities lending has developed in the major financial centers in recent years.
Example: A hedge fund is convinced that the IBM share has greater price opportunities compared to the DaimlerChrysler share. He comes to this conclusion after an analysis of both companies carried out by him. In the analysis of companies and industries, the common company ratios such as sales, profit, debt, market shares etc are scrutinized. In addition to the analysis of the company, traditional stock indicators such as price/turnover, price/earnings ratio, dividend yield and relative performance of the stock are analyzed in comparison to the industry index. In addition, many Willow Creek Capital Management with Aaron Hugh Braun have developed sophisticated tools that allow the company to use "soft valuation factors" such as company innovation, corporate top-tier management, customer satisfaction, etc.
Aaron Hugh Braun graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982. He began investing in the mid-1970’s while he was still a student. After graduating he started working in the investment management arena, first in Silicon Valley (1982-84), and then as a “sell side” analyst at Robertson, Colman & Stephens (1984-87). Aaron Hugh Braun was next employed by Hambrecht & Quist Equity Management from 1989 to 1992, where he was responsible for launching two funds. From 1992 to 1995, he provided independent research to a number of hedge funds.
Wednesday, March 21
 

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Thursday, March 22
 

7:30am

8:00am

INF1 | SHEA/CDC/AMDA Infection Prevention in PA/LTC Certificate Course Grapevine Ballroom BDavid Nace, MD, MPH, CMD • Ghinwa Dumyati, MD • Morgan Katz, MD, MHS • Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, MPH • Theresa Rowe, DO, MS • Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc • Robin Jump, MD, PhD TH2 | Updates in Management of Common Infections in PA/LTC Facilities Texas 1-2Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD • Muhammad S. Ashraf, MBBS • Ghinwa Dumyati, MD • Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, MPH • Sharon Bradley, RN TH3 | Latest Approaches to Difficult Medical Issues in PA/LTC Texas Ballroom DJulie Gammack, MD, CMD • Milta Little, DO, CMD • Angela Sanford, MD, CMD • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH TH4 | Telemedicine in PA/LTC: How to do it and do it Well Texas 5-6Thomas Edmondson, MD, CMD • Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD • Murthy Gokula, MD, CMD • Steven Handler, MD, PhD, CMD TH7 | Non-Pharmacologic Interventions for Persons With Dementia in Residential Care: Strategies for Implementing Cognitive Stimulation Therapy San Antonio 5-6Marla Berg-Weger, PhD, LCSW • Janice Lundy, MA, MHA • Deborah Hayden, OT, RN TH5 | The Practical Application of MDS (Minimum Data Set) and Other Available Data to Improve Site-Specific Quality Measure Performance Dallas 5-6Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD • Ronald Crossno, MD, HMDC, CMD • Emily Jaffe, MD • Richard Feifer, MD, MPH • Steven Fuller, DO, PhD TH1 | Basics of Value-Based Practice (VBP), Program Models, and Clinical Strategies for Success Texas 3-4Michelle Benedict, APN-C • Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD • Robert Reynolds, MD TH6 | Medical CME Item-Writing Workshop: Focus on Medical Direction and Attending Physicians' Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities in PA/LTC Dallas 7Scott Frohn, PhD

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11:45am

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5:00pm

 
Friday, March 23
 

6:45am

8:00am

10:30am

11:00am

FR5 | Apathy: Treating What can be Overlooked in LTC Facilities Dallas 5-7Jacqueline Curtis, MD • Elizabeth Mynard, PhD FR8 | Parkinson's Disease: A Video is Worth 1.8 Million Words Grapevine 1-2John Dean, MA, CCC-SLP • Nora Reznickova, MD INF1 | SHEA/CDC/AMDA Infection Prevention in PA/LTC Certificate Course Cont. Grapevine Ballroom BDavid Nace, MD, MPH, CMD • Morgan Katz, MD, MHS • Nimalie Stone, MD, MS • Robin Jump, MD, PhD FR6 | Rural LTC: A Crossroads in Medical Director Management and Clinical Support Austin 4-6August Anneberg, MD, CMD • Fred Feinsod, MD, CMD • Cynthia Works, MD, CMD FR2 | Are we Doing Enough? A Need for New Approaches to Address Transitions of Care for the Older Adults Across Continuum of Care Texas 1-2Fatima Sheikh, MD, MPH, CMD • Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD • Alicia Arbaje, MD, MPH, PHD FR3 | Care of the Actively Dying Texas Ballroom DJeffrey Nichols, MD, CMD • Yvonne Torres, MSW • Sydonie Clementson, RN FR10 | Apples to Apples: A Review of the Society's Efforts in Defining Meaningful Quality Measures for Practitioners in PA/LTC Texas Ballroom CDheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD • Rikki Mangrum, MLS • Alex Bardakh, MPP FR7 | Value-Based Reimbursement and Care Redesign in the PA/LTC Settings Texas 3-4Richard Feifer, MD, MPH • Cory Woods, DNP, MHA, MSN, RN FR4 | Enhancing Leadership for Women in PA/LTC: The Magic of Mentorship Texas 5-6Gwendolen Buhr, MD, MEd, CMD • Mary Evans, MD, CMD • Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD • Heidi White, MD, MHS, MEd, CMD FR9 | Breaking Science: Presentations from Leading Researchers in PA/LTC Medicine San Antonio 4-6Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD • Julie Gammack, MD, CMD • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH • George Wang, MD, PhD, CMD • Gail Sullivan, PhD, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN • Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD • Nadia Khan, RN, MPH • Virginia Kotzias, MPP

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1:30pm

FR11 | 'Worthless Care': Medical Necessity and the False Claims Act Texas 1-2Jonathan Evans, MD, MPH, CMD • David Jackson, MD, PhD FR14 | Advanced Care Planning: Using the PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly Model Practice) Dallas 5-7Renee Connolly, DNP, APRN • Luz Ramos-Bonner, MD, MBA, CMD • Verna Sellers, MD, MPH, CMD FR15 | Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Wound Care Austin 4-6Shark Bird, MD, CMD • Scott Bolhack, MD, MBA, CMD • Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD • James Kramer, MD INF1 | SHEA/CDC/AMDA Infection Prevention in PA/LTC Certificate Course Cont. Grapevine Ballroom BDavid Nace, MD, MPH, CMD • Morgan Katz, MD, MHS • Nimalie Stone, MD, MS • Robin Jump, MD, PhD FR12 | Demonstrating Improvement in Pain Management Through a Novel, International Collaborative Approach to QI Texas Ballroom DPaul Katz, MD, CMD • Jennifer Plant, MSc • Tammy Retalic, MS, RN FR13 | Drugs, Sex and Rock 'N Roll: Changing Times in LTC Texas 5-6Zachary Palace, MD, CMD • Daniel Reingold, JD, MSW • Patricia Bach, PsyD, MS, RN • Alan Horowitz, JD, RN FR16 | Antibiotic Stewardship in PA/LTC Facilities: Evidence-Based Approach on Starting and Sustaining a Successful Program Texas 3-4Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD • Muhammad S. Ashraf, MBBS • Ghinwa Dumyati, MD • Elizabeth Frentzel, MPH • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH • Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc FR17 | New Approaches to Healthcare: How Society Plans to Facilitate Innovative Experimentation San Antonio 4-6Christopher Laxton, CAE • Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD • Arif Nazir, MD, CMD • Charles deVilmorin, MA FR18 | Coming Soon to Your Town: Post-Acute Networks and APMs Texas Ballroom CCharles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD • Rajeev Kumar, MD, CMD • Robert Reynolds, MD • Kerry Weiner, MD, MPH

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3:30pm

FR19 | Sepsis in LTC: Recognition and Appropriate Response Texas 1-2Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD • Sheila McLean, MBA, LNHA • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH • Theresa Rowe, DO, MS FR20 | This Year in Review for LTC Texas Ballroom DMilta Little, DO, CMD • Julie Gammack, MD, CMD • Angela Sanford, MD, CMD • Patricia Abele, RN, MSN, FNP-BC FR21 | Advancing Resident-Centered Care in LTC Facilities: The Value of Ethics Committees and Resources Texas 5-6Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD • Christine Wilson, JD, RN FR24 | Managing Heart Failure Patients in Skilled Nursing Facilities: Addressing the Complex Cardiovascular Disease, and Knowing When and how to Incorporate Palliative Care (AGS/AMDA Joint Session) Texas 3-4Verna Sellers, MD, MPH, CMD • Keith Swetz, MD, MA, HMDC • Rebecca Boxer, MD • Nicole Orr, MD FR22 | Medical Director Collaboration to Yield a More Meaningful Meeting (and Fun) for all Participants Dallas 5-7Thomas Edmondson, MD, CMD • Richard Rethorst, MD, CMD • Frank Caruso, LNHA • Eric Hutchins, LNHA, MBA • Denise Wassenaar, RN, MSN FR26 | Stopping Eating and Drinking by Advance Directives: Choose Your Injustice San Antonio 4-6M. Rosina Finley, MD, BSN, CMD • Timothy Holahan, DO, CMD • Peter Jaggard, MD, CMD • Fatima Naqvi, MD, CMD • James Wright, MD, PhD, CMD FR27 | Leading Change in LTC Grapevine Ballroom BJames Lett, II, MD, CMD • Susan Levy, MD, CMD • Dallas Nelson, MD, CMD FR23 | Reducing Re-Hospitalizations Through Pharmacist-Physician Collaboration (ASCP/AMDA Joint Session) Austin 4-6Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD • Lori Aronson, NHA, MBA • Chad Worz, PharmD • Marylee Grosso, RPh FR28 | MACRA, MIPS and APM: Will the Nursing Home Practice Survive the Alphabet Tsunami Texas Ballroom CDaniel Haimowitz, MD, CMD • Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD • Don Barbo, CPA • Rod Baird, MS FR25 | Reports from the Front: Updates On the Approach to UTI From Three Stewardship Projects Grapevine 1-2David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD • Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD • Cees Hertogh, MD, PhD

6:30pm

 
Saturday, March 24
 

6:00am

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11:00am

SA10 | Disaster Preparedness 101 Austin 4-6Mary Evans, MD, CMD • Annaliese Impink, JD • Stacey Hallissey, PT SA11 | The “How To” Implementation of Pain Management, Pressure Ulcers and Other Wounds, and Heart Failure Clinical Practice Guidelines in PA/LTC Grapevine Ballroom BGabriel Brandeis, MD, CMD • Gwendolen Buhr, MD, MEd, CMD • Robert Hogikyan, MD, MPH, CMD • Manisha Parulekar, MD, CMD • Deborah Way, MD, CMD • Victoria Nalls, GNP SA6 | Beyond 5-Star Quality Rating System, A Guide to Survive the New Changes Dallas 5-7Sabine von Preyss-Friedman, MD, CMD • Ashkan Javaheri, MD, CMD • Irene Hamrick, MD SA8 | Lessons from Litigation: A Tool for Performance Improvement in PA/LTC Facilities Texas 3-4Randall Huss, MD, CMD • David Smith, MD, CMD SA4 | Billing and Coding in PA/LTC: How to do it Right! Texas Ballroom DAlva Baker, III, MD, HMDC, CMDR SA3 | To D/C or Not to D/C: Implementing Deprescribing Into Your Clinical Practice Texas 1-2Jennifer Pruskowski, PharmD, CGP • Steven Handler, MD, PhD, CMD SA9 | What the Multidisciplinary Team in Nursing Homes Need to Know About Changing Models of Healthcare in the Community Grapevine 1-2Camille Infussi Dobson • Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, GNP • Steven Counsell, MD SA5 | Making it Happen: Research Updates on Cultural Challenges to Antimicrobial Stewardship in PA/LTC Texas 5-6Ghinwa Dumyati, MD • Morgan Katz, MD, MHS • Robin Jump, MD, PhD SA7 | Quality Improvement: How to Achieve Better Outcomes in Your Facility San Antonio 4-6Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD • Thomas Caprio, MD, CMD • Robert Kaplan, MD, CMD • Marian McNamara, RN, MSN • Maria Acosta, RN

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Sunday, March 25
 

6:30am

8:30am