121st Annual Spring Scientific Convention

Michigan Osteopathic Association

May 13 - 16, 2020 
30+ AOA Category 1-A Credits Anticipated


 Learning Center Online CME

Spring Online CME 

To login to the Learning Center for the Spring Online CME, use the link below. 
You will use the same email address that you used to register for the Spring Online CME program.
If you have not logged in, click on the "Forgot your password?" link, and enter the email address that you used to register for the Spring Online CME program.

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.

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

June 13-14, 2020
16+ AOA 1-A Credits 

Agenda PDF • DownloadView

Saturday June 13, 2020 (8.25 CME)

8 am - 12:30 pm
Morning Sessions (4 AOA 1-A Credits)

Opening Remarks & Welcome; Jeffrey Postlewaite, DO, FACOOG

8-9 am Update on Hormone Replacement Therapy; Laila Shehadeh, DO

9-10 am Heart Disease Prevention & Reversal; Joel Kahn, MD

10-10:30 am Break

10:30 am-12:30 pm Building Pathways in Pain Management: Advancing the Future of Chronic Pain Management; Annette Carron, DO, FACOI
Click here for the Learner's Assessment Survey


12:30-1 pm Break

1-5:30 pm
Afternoon Sessions (4.25 AOA 1-A Credits)

1-2 pm The Link Between Heart Health and Brain Health; Felix Rogers, DO

2-3:15 pm EMR Challenges & Opportunities; Ann Carter, HRM, CPHRM, CMPE

3:15-3:30 pm Break

3:30-4:30 pm Physicians & Substance Use Disorders: A Personal Narrative of Recovery; Ruchi Fitzgerald, MD FAAFP

4:30-5:30 pm Update in COVID 19: Epidemiology, Virology, Disease Course; Peter Gulick, DO, FACOI

Sunday June 14, 2020 (8 CME)

8am - 12:30 pm
Morning Sessions (4 AOA 1-A Credits)

8-9 am Vitamin C-What's the Hype?; Ramona Wallace, DO, ABOFP, ABFM, IFMCP

9-10 am Remaining Vital in a Pandemic Prone World; Robert Breakey, MD

10-10:30 am Break

10:30-11:30 am How Osteopathic Approach is Used, How is it Distinct?; Amelia Bueche, DO

11:30 am-12:30 pm Brain Imaging: Illuminiating Contemporary Directions in Brain Tumor Care; James Snyder, DO

12:30-1 pm Break

1 - 5:30 pm
Afternoon Sessions (4 AOA 1-A Credits)

1-2 pm Exercise Coaching for Office & Telemedicine; Mary Goldman, DO & Amelia Bueche, DO

2-3 pm Osteopathy and the Dying Patient; Annette Carron, DO, FACOI

3-3:30 pm Break

3:30-4 pm Familial Hypercholesterolemia; Underdiagnosed and Undertreated; David Strobl, DO, FNLA 

4-4:30 pm Legislative & Political Update; Kevin McKinney, McKinney & Associates

4:30-5:30 pm Pulmonary Hypertension Update and Case Studies 2020; Chad Link, DO 


Accreditation Statement

The Michigan Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Michigan Osteopathic Association designates this program for 16+ of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Extra Credit-Outcomes Measurement Survey

Earn an additional 1 AOA Category 1-A credits by completing the online Outcomes Measurement Survey that will be emailed to attendees 14+ days post-convention. 



Evaluation Instructions: 

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



Event and Receptions

All events and recptions 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 40-60 hours of the required 150 hours must be AOA 1-A credits or 20 hours may be AMA equivalent Michigan Category 1 (accredited) or Category 3 (residency) programs. 

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. 
No one, including retired physicians, medical school faculty and resident physicians, is exempt from this requirement. 
For your Michigan licensure requirements, visit the Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery or contact them directly 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