Spring Scientific Convention

Michigan Osteopathic Association

Online CME Event
May 13 - 16, 2021 
30+ AOA Category 1-A Credits Anticipated


 Learning Center Online CME

2021 Spring Online CME | May 13-16


To access the Spring Online CME event, click here: Learning Center Login

Please note; if you use two different devices to access a session the system may not record you viewing enough of the session to allow evaluations.

Reminder: If you miss a session you can access the replay after 24 hours and up to 30 days after the event. 

Once you have full access to your account, you will be able to enter the Spring CME program from the MOA using this link: https://moa.ce21.com/Account/MyAccount

Need any help with Technical Issues?
Please email Todd Ross: tross@domoa.org

Questions regarding CME?
Please email Melissa Budd: mbudd@domoa.org

Click here to login to the Learning Center

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not receive an email reminder, check your Spam, Junk or Clutter folders as sometimes these auto-reminder emails get sorted as Spam. 

This Online CME program will hosted in the MOA Learning Center. This will not be a Zoom call. You are not required to have the Zoom app on your device.

The registration for Spring CME event is closed, but the same sessions will be available On Demand

The registration for the live Spring CME event (May 13-16) is closed. If you missed registering for the live event, we will be offering the Spring sessions On Demand, starting June 21. The On Demand registration allows you to view sessions and complete evaluations at your own pace.

To pre-register for the Spring CME On Demand, use this link: www.domoa.org/2021spring-on-demand 

For more information, contact Todd Ross: tross@domoa.org


Tech Support
Please reach out to our online CME Support Team for assistance. Please mention you are with the Michigan Osteopathic Association Spring CME program and have your Registration Email handy. You can reach out to them via Phone or Email.

Phone: (877) 602-9877   |   Support email: techhelp@domoa.org


Michigan Osteopathic Association Spring Online

May 13-16, 2021
31 AOA 1-A Credits 

For more information and registration: www.domoa.org/spring

Agenda PDF • DownloadView

Thursday May 13, 2021 (5 CME)

12-12:30 pm
OMM & Nutrition-Vitamins-Minerals

Presenter: Lauren Doda, DO & Mary Goldman, DO 

12:30-1 pm
OMT & Thyroid Function

Presenter: Mary Goldman, DO 

1-2 pm
Osteopathic Approach to Lymphedema

Presenter: Mary Goldman, DO

2-3 pm
Microbiome New View on Self

Presenter: Ramona Wallace, DO

3-4 pm
How to Manage a Medical Practice Office: Expenses

Speaker: Paul Ehrmann, DO

4-4:30 pm
Reasonableness or Termination, Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation Provisions in Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements

Presenter: Daniel Schulte, JD

4:30-5 pm
The Gravity of Licensing Disciplinary Actions: Where/How They Can Pop Up, the Process, and the Domino Effect That Can Result

Presenter: Kathleen Westfall, JD

Friday May 14, 2021 (8.5 CME)

8-10 am
Update on Therapies, Preliminary on Vaccines & Covid Panel Discussion

Presenters: Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP; John Willoughby, MD; Christopher Provenzano, MD; Blair DeYoung, DO, FACOI, FSCAI 
Moderator: Scott Kaatz, DO, MSc, FACP, SFHM

10-11:30 am
Cardiology Core Curriculum Series: The Cardiomyopathies

Presenter: David Strobl, DO, FNLA

11:30 am-12:30 pm
Surgical Management of Lymphedema

Presenter: Daniel Liu, MD

12:30-12:50 pm
12:50-2 pm
Telemedicine: Increase Your Risk Management Bandwidth in a Changing Healthcare Environment

Presenter: Ann Carter, HRM, CPHRM, CMPE

2-3 pm
Diabetes Medication Stewardship

Presenter: Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, DipACLM, FAANP

3-4 pm
Observation Status Can Be Your Friend

Presenter: Jennifer Schell, DO, FAAP, FACOP

4-5 pm
Futility, Conscience, and Neurologically Devastated Patients (meets 1 hour MI LARA medical ethics requirement)

Presenter: Jason Wasserman, PhD

Saturday May 15, 2021 (9 CME)

8-9 am
International Medicine Update

Presenter: Terrie Taylor, DO

9-10 am
Essentials of Dermatology for the Primary Care Physician

Presenter: Katherine Caretti, MD, FAAD

10-11 am
Implicit Bias Training

Presenter: Debalina Bandyopadhyay, PhD

11 am-12 pm
20 Years of Psychiatry in Under 60 Minutes!

Presenter: Brian Smith, MD 

12-1 pm
Weight Stigma

Presenter: Kimmie Singh, MS, RDN

1-2 pm
Acupuncture and Breast Cancer

Presenter: Zeyiad Elias, DAOM, RAc 

2-3 pm
ALS and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy

Presenter: Coco Newton, MPH, RD, CNS 

3-4 pm •
Cardiovascular Health

Presenter: Joel Kahn, MD

4-5 pm
Social Determinants of Obesity

Presenter: Erin Beattie, RDN 

Sunday May 16, 2021 (8.5 CME)

8-9 am
New Face of Hepatitis C in Young IV Drug Abusers

Presenter: Peter Gulick, DO, FACOI 

9-10 am
Confidently Documenting and Billing with OMT

Presenter: Sarah James, DO, FACOFP

10-10:30 am
Treatment of the Post-Covid Patient, Including Use of Fulford Percussion Hammer

Presenter: Richard Koss, DO

10:30-11:30 am
Geriatric Transitions of Care

Presenter: Francis Komara, DO, FACOFP

11:30 am-12:30 pm
Opioid & Controlled Substances Awareness Training (meets MI LARA one time requirement)

Presenter: Jonathan Beaulac, DO

12:30-1 pm
Women of Excellence Presentation (non CME) & Break
1-2 pm
Cannabis Use Strategies for New Cannabis Patients & Medical Marijuana

Presenters: Evangelos Litinas, MD, MBA & Ida Pearl Lee, Deputy Directory, MI Cannabis Association 

2-3 pm
Hospice Medicine Update

Presenter: David Best, DO, MS, ABAM

3-4 pm
Workplace Violence II & Active Shooter

Presenter: Morris Cotton, CPP 

4-5 pm
What to Do About Racist Patient?

Presenter: Karen Smith, LMSW, PhD, HEC-C




Evaluation Instructions: 

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



Event and Receptions

All events and receptions have been cancelled for 2021. We thank all of our partners for their patience and understanding as we navigate ways to stay connected.  


CME Information and Requirements

Reminder: The current AOA CME cycle ends 12/31/2021

Michigan CME Requirements

Michigan osteopathic physicians are required to complete 150 hours of continuing medical education in courses or programs approved by the board of which not less than 40 hours of the required 150 hours must be AOA or MOA Approved Category 1 (1-A or 1-B credits),  20 hours can be allopathic approved CME, 90 hours either Cateogry 1 or Category 2. 

Every osteopathic physician who is renewing his/her license should retain records documenting the completion of continuing education. Those documents should be retained for a period of 4 years from the date of application.

The continuing education requirements apply to every physician renewing a Michigan osteopathic license who held the license for the 3-year period immediately preceding the date the license expires. The requirements apply whether or not the physician is actively engaged in the practice of osteopathic medicine. 
No one, including retired physicians, medical school faculty and resident physicians, is exempt from this requirement. 
For your Michigan licensure requirements, contact the Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery at 517-335-0918

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.

CME Resource Links CME Resource Links 
Visit the American Osteopathic Association Website to view the AOA CME requirements. Link>

To verify expiration dates for a Michigan osteopathic physician license/registration, please visit the Bureau of Health Care Services. Link>

American Osteopathic Association CME FAQ Page. Link>

2019-2021 CME Guide (PDF download) Link> 

Florida CME Requirements: Link>

CE Broker Website: Link>



MOA Spring Scientific Research Exhibit Competition

The MOA SRE competition is to stimulate research by osteopathic medical students, residents and fellows who are MOA members. All SRE events for Spring Convention will be held virtually. For more information on rules, awards and FAQs, visit: www.domoa.org/sre