Spring Scientific Convention

Michigan Osteopathic Association


Registration is open!

May 18-21, 2023
The Westin Southfield Detroit
30 AOA Category 1-A Credits offered

Session Highlights:
MI LARA Requirements: Implicit Bias Training, Medical Ethics, Pain & Symptom Management, Human Trafficking
COVID Update, Infectious Disease, Lifestyle & Functional Medicine, Thyroid, Diabetes, OMM, Cardiology, Geriatrics and more…


Click here to register for 2023 Spring


COVID-19 Protocols
As an association of physicians, the MOA prioritizes the health and safety of our members, exhibitors and staff. We are committed to following federal, state, or local rules regarding indoor gatherings as they exist at the time of the event. We encourage all of conference attendees to be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the start of the event and wearing a mask is recommended but not mandatory.  

For those who are not planning on attending the in-person meeting the MOA is offering Spring 2023 On Demand CME Program at www.cmelearningcenter.com beginning June 15, 2023 thru June 15, 2025. Courses must be completed within 30 days of registration date, otherwise you may request an extension for a fee. 

Agenda

MOA 124th Annual Spring Scientific Conference 

Thursday, May 18 - Sunday, May 21, 2023

The Westin Southfield Detroit Hotel
30 AOA Category 1-A Credits 

30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 

Complete Spring CME Evaluations at www.cmelearningcenter.com

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EVENT TIME ROOM
Visit with Exhibitors 4-7 pm

Thursday May 18, 2023 (3 credits) 


4-5 pm • Algonquin
OMM Billing & Coding

Shane Patterson, DO


5-6 pm • Algonquin
Cranial OMM

Barbara Zajdel, DO


6-7 pm • Algonquin
OMM & Thyroid Disease

Mary Goldman, DO

EVENT TIME ROOM
Visit with Exhibitors 6:30 am-6 pm
Scientific Research Exhibit Competition-Poster & Oral Presentations 7:30 am - 12 pm TC's & Portage

Friday May 19, 2023 (10 credits)


6:30-7:30 am • Charlevoix
Breakfast Product Theater by Regeneron

(pre-registration required, does not qualify for CME)


7:30-11:30 am • Alqonquin
Cardiology Update
Moderator: Chad Link, DO 
 

12:15-1:15 pm • Algonquin
Luncheon & CME: AOA Update

Ernest R. Gelb, DO, FACOFP, AOA President


2-3 pm • Algonquin
Obesity & Medications

Michael Brennan, DO


3-4 pm • Algonquin
Thyroid Disorder

Michael Brennan, DO


4-5 pm • Algonquin
Women in Medicine, Strong Roots: Part 1

Myral Robbins, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP & Kathleen Rolinger, DO


5-6 pm • Algonquin
Women in Medicine, Growing Strong: Part 2

Mary Jo Voelpel, DO, FACOI & Rachel Young, DO, FACOFP

EVENT TIME ROOM
Exhibitor Hours 6:30 am-6 pm
Physician Wellness Center 9 am-4 pm Windover

Saturday May 20, 2023 (10-11 credits)


6:30-7:30 am • Charlevoix
Breakfast Product Theater by Sunovion

(pre-registration required, does not qualify for CME)


7:30-8:30 am • Algonquin
Lifestyle & Functional Medicine: Aging

Christina Lucas-Vougiouklakis, DO


8:30-9:30 am • Algonquin
Lifestyle & Functional Medicine: Soil Health

Ben Bolcer, DO


10:30-11:30 am • Algonquin
Lifestyle & Functional Medicine: Cardiology

Joel Kahn, MD


10:30-11:30 am • Algonquin
Lifestyle & Functional Medicine: Brain Health

Ashley Houghteling, MSN, ANP-BC, NP-C, DipACLM


12:15-1:15 pm • Algonquin
Luncheon & CME: Disaster Medicine

Marc Rosenthal, PhD, DO, FACEP, FAEMS


2-4 pm • Algonquin
Viral Infections

Dennis Cunningham, MD


4-5 pm • Algonquin
Variants & Long COVID

Peter Gulick, DO, FACP, FACOI, FIDSA


5-6 pm • Algonquin
Infectious Disease Update

Speaker TBD

Sunday May 21, 2023 (9 credits)


7-8 am • Algonquin
Breakfast & CME

Topic/Speaker TBD


8-9 am • Algonquin
Geriatrics & Palliative Care

Annette Carron, DO, FACOI


9-10 am • Algonquin
MI LARA Requirements Review

Dan Schulte, JD


10-11 am • Algonquin
Pain & Symptom Management (meets 1 hour MI LARA requirement)

David Best, DO, MS, ABAM


11 am-12 pm • Algonquin
Pain & Symptom Management (meets 1 hour MI LARA requirement)

Pam Lynch, LMSW, CAADC


12:15-1:15 pm • Algonquin
Human Trafficking (meets MI LARA one-time requirement)

Jodie Flanders, DO


1:15-2:15 pm • Algonquin
Implicit Bias Training

Speaker TBD


2:15-3:15 pm • Algonquin
Medical Ethics (meets 1 hour MI LARA requirement)

Donna Kennedy-Williams, MSN, MA-Bioethics


3:15-4:15 pm • Algonquin
Pain & Symptom Management (meets 1 hour MI LARA requirement)

David Neff, DO, PT

 

 

Evaluations

 

 

MOA Spring 2023 Evaluations

Complete by logging into your CE21 account at

www.cmelearningcenter.com

CME Contact: Melissa Budd, CME Program Manager - mbudd@domoa.org or 517-347-1555 x112 for CME questions.

 

Events

Event and Receptions-Friday, May 20
     
Scientific Research Exhibit Competition: Poster & Oral Presentations 7:30-11:30 am TC's & Windover Room
Student Program 1:30 - 5 pm Portage
49ers Meeting/Reception 4 - 6 pm Windover
MSUCOM Reception 5:30-7pm Charlevoix
Women of Excellence Reception 6 - 7 pm Algonquin
Presidents Celebration Reception 7-9pm TC's Room
     

 


 

 



CME

CME Information and Michigan Requirements 
www.domoa.org/cmeinfo

CME Program Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy
Registrants for a Michigan Osteopathic Association continuing medical education program must submit requests for refunds in writing to the Association’s office. Requests for refunds must be made two weeks prior to the program and will entitle registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Refund requests received less than two weeks prior to the program will not qualify for a refund of the registration fees.  Program brochures/registration forms and MOA web site shall include this information. 

Course Disclaimer
The Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. Courses of the MOA are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisors for such advice. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of the MOA. The MOA warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.

Grievance Policy
The MOA shall accept comment and criticism regarding its CME programs.  It shall address and resolve grievances regarding its CME activities.  A criticism or concern reported anonymously on CME evaluation forms shall not be deemed a grievance; however, such complaints will be reported to the CME speakers and will be presented to the MOA Education Committee for discussion, validation or resolution as appropriate and reported to the MOA Board of Trustees in the MOA Education Committee Board report.  A CME complaint or concern provided in writing or presented verbally by an identified individual registrant of an MOA CME program to an MOA CME official shall be deemed a grievance and shall be forwarded to the MOA Education Committee for resolution; CME speakers involved shall be notified of the concern.  The resolution shall be reported to the MOA Board in the MOA Education Committee Board report and followed by a letter to the aggrieved acknowledging the grievance and providing the actions taken to resolve the grievance.  If the MOA Education Committee is unable to resolve the issue, it shall be forwarded to the Board of Trustees for final disposition. Where possible and necessary the appropriate changes will be made and recorded in accordance with the MOA policy.

 

 

 

SRE

MOA Spring 2023 Scientific Research Participants & Awards

The MOA annual SRE competitions spotlight research by osteopathic medical students, residents and fellows who are MOA members. 

 www.domoa.org/sre
 

Sponsors

 

Mackinac Straits Health System