May 14-17, 2020 Southfield, MI

121st Annual Spring Scientific Convention

Michigan Osteopathic Association


Spring CME Information
The Michigan Osteopathic Association designates the Spring Scientific Convention for a maximum of 30+ 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. 
Outcomes Survey: 3 additional AOA Category 1-A credits may be earned by participating in a post-convention survey emailed to attendees


Evaluations

Link to Express Evaluations: https://data.express-evaluations.com/eval/38060/web/
Your login will require your AOA Number: 000000  PASSWORD: MOACME 
(this should be a six-digit number. If your AOA number is only five-digits put a "0" at the begining of your number)

  • Hotel Information: The Westin Southfield Detroit
    The 121st Annual Spring Scientific Convention will be held at the Westin Southfield Detroit in Southfield, MI.
    Reservations: 888-627-8558
    For more information on parking, directions and access to an interactive map, click HOTEL.

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Spring Scientific Convention
30+ AOA 1-A Credits Offered (Thursday-Sunday)

More Options!
This year we will once again offer a "Weekend Only" option, along with several a la carte session options:

Weekend Only Spring Scientific Convention - 19 AOA 1-A CME Credits (Sat. and Sun.)

Business of Medicine Session: “Preparing Physicians for New Models of Health Care Delivery” 
Ewa Matuszewski, CEO, MedNetOne 
3 Hours of Training for Physicians, Practice and/or Care Managers - Bring office staff to this session! 
Thursday, 4 - 7 pm 

Kerr Russell

Agenda

Below is a day-by-day tentative agenda of the 121st Annual Spring Scientific Convention.
30+ AOA 1-A Credits Anticipated.
Some changes regarding speakers, topics or times may occur in the days before the event. 

Link: Events and Receptions

Agenda PDF • DownloadView

Registration Hours 3:30 - 7 pm | CME Afternoon Scan-In 4 - 7 pm (3 AOA 1-A Credits) 


4 -7 pm • Windover (3 Credits)
OSTEOPATHIC PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES (OPP): Moderator: Mary Goldman, DO

4 - 5 pm | How Osteopathic Approach is Used, How is it Distinct? Amelia Bueche, DO
5 - 6 pm | OMT Philosophy on How to Deal with End of Life and Aging Parents, Annette Carron, DO, FACOI
6 - 7 pm | Osteopathic Recognition, Mary Goldman, DO


4 - 7 pm • Charlevoix (3 Credits)
MOA BUSINESS OF MEDICINE: Moderator: Ewa Matuszewski, CEO MedNetOne 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 
Preparing Physicians for New Models of Health Care Delivery 

4 - 4:45 pm | Planning for and Utilizing the Care Team in Your Practice: Five Crucial Steps, Speaker TBD
4:45 - 5:30 pm | Blending Licensed & Unlicensed Health Care Professionals in Your Practice, Teresa Choate, MA
5:30 - 6 pm | One Financial Model which Supports the Use of Care Teams, Mark Lazar, BA  
6 - 7 pm | Big Ideas to Make Your Practice More Efficient-Panel Comprised of Physician, Office Manager, Behavioral Health Specialist and Medical Assistant 

EVENT TIME ROOM
Scientific Research Exhibit Oral Presentations 7:30 - 11:30 am Portage

Registration Hours 6:30 am - 6 pm | CME Morning Scan-In 6:30 am - 12 pm | CME Afternoon Scan-In 12 - 6 pm (10 AOA 1-A Credits)


6:30 - 7:30 am • Algonquin (1 Credit)
BREAKFAST: Moderator: David Strobl, DO

Cardiology Topic


7:30 - 11:30 am • Algonquin (4 Credits)
CARDIOLOGY UPDATE: Moderator: David Strobl, DO

7:30 - 8:30 am | Lipid Update, David Strobl, DO
8:30 - 9:30 am | Symptom Based Differential, Felix Rogers, DO
9:30 - 10:15 am | Cardiac Imaging for the PCP, Matt Wilcox, DO
10:15 - 11 am | Pulmonary Hypertension, Chad Link, DO
11 - 11:30 am | Cardiology Panel Discussion 


11:30 - 12:15 pm • Outside Algonquin
BREAK: Visit with Exhibitors
12:15 - 1:15 pm • Algonquin (1 Credit)
LUNCHEON: Moderator: Kathleen Rollinger, DO

Life Cycle of Investing & Planning for the Osteopathic Physician  
Kent Ballard, Financial Planner 


1:15 - 2 pm - Outside Algonquin
BREAK: Visit with Exhibitors
2 - 6 pm • Algonquin (4 Credits)
MICHIGAN LARA REQUIREMENTS: Moderator: Annette Carron, DO, FACOI

2 - 4 pm | Building Pathways in Pain Management: Advancing the Future of Chronic Pain Management, Annette Carron, DO, FACOI (meets MI LARA requirement)
4 - 5 pm | Opioid Use Disorder, Jonathan Beaulac, DO (meets MI LARA requirement)
5 - 6 pm | Human Trafficking, Alan Janssen, DO, FACOEP-D (meets MI LARA requirement) 

EVENT TIME ROOM
Physician Wellness Center 8 am - 3 pm Board of Trustees Room (2nd Level)

Registration Hours 6:30 am - 6 pm | CME Morning Scan-In 6:30 am - 12 pm | CME Afternoon Scan-In 12 - 6 pm (10 AOA 1-A Credits)


6:30 - 7:30 am • Algonquin (1 Credit)
BREAKFAST: Moderator: Chad Kovala, DO, FACOEP, FACEP

Topic TBD


7:30 - 9:30 am • Algonquin (2 Credits)
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Moderator: Chad Kovala, DO, FACOEP, FACEP     

7:30 - 8:30 am | Michigan Cannabis Industry Association & Marijuana Regulatory Agency
8:30 - 9:30 am | Michigan Auto No-Fault, Kevin McKinney, President McKinney & Associates  


7:30 - 9:30 am • Charlevoix (2 Credits)
WOMEN'S HEALTH UPDATE: Moderator: Kathleen Rollinger, DO

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 
7:30 - 8:30 am | Menopause & Birth Control, Laila Shehadeh, DO
8:30 - 9:30 am | Modern Tools for Investigating Breast Malignancies: Era of Digital Technology, Anthony Hamame, MD 


9:30 - 11:30 am • Charlevoix (2 Credits)
PSYCHOLOGY UPDATE: Moderator: Edward Jelonek, DO

9:30 - 10:30 am | Physician’s Addiction Story, Ruchi Fitzgerald, MD
10:30 - 11:30 am | 20 Years of Psychiatry in Under 60 Minutes!, Brian Smith, MD


9:30 - 11:30 am • Algonquin (2 Credits)
GENETIC DETERMINATES OF DISEASE: Moderator: Chad Kovala, DO, FACOEP, FACEP

Speaker: Andrea Amalfitano, DO, PhD Dean, MSUCOM       
9:30 - 10:30 am | Genetic Determinants of Disease, Including Autism 
10:30 - 11:30 am | Genetic Testing, Yes or No?


11:30 am - 12:15 pm • Outside Algonquin
BREAK: Visit with Exhibitors
12:15 - 1:15 pm • Algonquin (1 Credit)
LUNCHEON: Moderator: Harold Friedman, DO

Helping Physicians Advise Their Legislators, and How to Become Involved to Positively Influence What Could Affect our Patients

Speaker: Tom Leonard, Former Michigan House Speaker  


1:15 - 2 pm
BREAK: Visit with Exhibitors
2 - 6 pm • Algonquin (4 Credits)
FUNCTIONAL & INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: Moderator: Elizabeth Swenor, DO

2 - 3 pm | Lifestyle Medicine: Game Changers in Chronic Disease, Robert Breakey, MD 
3 - 4 pm | Heart Disease Prevention & Reversal, Joel Kahn, MD
4 - 5 pm | Vitamin C Research, Ramona Wallace, DO
5 - 6 pm | Diabetes Reversal and Dietary Modification, Carolyn Trapp, DNP


2 - 6 pm • Charlevoix (4 Credits)
NEUROLOGY POTPOURRI: Moderator: TBD

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
2 - 3 pm | Epilepsy for Primary Care, Erica Austin, DO 
3 - 4 pm | Radiology Topic TBD, James Snyder, DO
4 - 5 pm | Medical Marijuana and Pain Management, Edward Rosick, DO 
5 - 6 pm | Toxicology-Geriatric Drugs, Francis Komara, DO, FACOFP 

EVENT TIME ROOM
Physician Wellness Center 8 am - 12 pm Board of Trustees Room (2nd Level)

Registration Hours 7 am - 4 pm | CME Morning Scan-In 7 am - 12 pm | CME Afternoon Scan-In 12 - 4:15 pm (9 AOA 1-A Credits)


7 - 8 am • Algonquin (1 Credit)
BREAKFAST: Moderator: Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP

Infectious Disease Hot Topics! Coronavirus, Flu Season and More, Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP 


8 am - 12 pm • Algonquin (4 Credits)
PHYSICIAN & PATIENT PROTECTION SERIES PART I: Moderator: Harold Friedman, DO

8 - 9 am | HIV/AIDS, Peter Gulick, DO, FACOI 
9 - 10 am | Domestic Violence, Morris Cotton, CPP
10 - 11 am | Risk Management for Physician Protection, Ann Carter, Coverys
11 am - 12 pm | Florida Laws & Rules/Professional & Medical Ethics, Dan Schulte & Karen Smith, LMSW, PhD, HEC-C 


8 am - 12 pm • Charlevoix (4 Credits)
MEDICAL POTPOURRI: Moderator: Gregg Silberg, BGen (R), DO, MBA, RPh, FACOI, FAOCR

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 
8 - 9 am | Office Emergencies, Chad Kovala, DO, FACOEP, FACEP
9 - 10 am | Physician Resilience/Medical Care of Homeless, Zafar Shamoon, DO, FACOEP & R. Taylor Scott, DO
10 - 11 am | Functional & Integrative Medicine: Stress Management, Christina Lucas, DO
11 am - 12 pm | Venous Insufficiency, Charles Mok, DO


12-12:15 pm • MOA Registration
BREAK: Pick-up boxed lunch
12:15 - 4:15 pm • Algonquin (4 Credits)
PHYSICIAN & PATIENT PROTECTION SERIES PART II: Moderator: Francis Komara, DO, FACOFP

12:15 - 2:15 pm | Prevention of Medical Errors, John Tower, DO, FACOI
2:15 - 3:15 pm | Workplace Violence, Morris Cotton, CPP 
3:15 - 4:15 pm | What to Do About Racist Patient?, Karen Smith, LMSW, PhD, HEC-C


4:15 pm • CONVENTION CONCLUDES
Thank you for attending! Please be sure to scan your name badge before you leave.

SAVE THE DATE! MOA Spring Convention May 13-16, 2021 - Westin Southfield Detroit

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 30+ 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 3 AOA Category 1-A credits by completing the online Outcomes Measurement Survey that will be emailed to attendees post-convention. If you prefer a mailed copy of the survey please contact MOA CME Department at (517) 347-1555 ext. 112

Evaluations

Thank you for attending the MOA 121st Annual Spring Scientific Convention in Southfield! 
Evaluation Instructions: 
·        Link to Express Evaluations: https://data.express-evaluations.com/eval/38060/web/

                             AOA Number: 000000 (Must be a six-digit number, if you have an older five-digit number, start with zero, e.g., 012345)

                             Password: MOACME
·        Once your attendance has been verified, you may then print or save CME certificate for your records.
·        MOA will submit final roster of attendance (sessions evaluated and attendance confirmation) to the AOA.

         Outcomes Measurement Survey will be emailed to attendees June 4th and must be completed by July 17, 2020 to earn additional 3 credits. 

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

Coverys

Events

Event and Receptions

THURSDAY EVENTS 

Tri-County Breakfast Caucus 
 7:30 - 9 am • Room: Windover

MOA House of Delegates
 9 am - 3 pm • Room: Algonquin Ballroom

Life Professionals Photo Session
 11 am - 2 pm • Room: Portage Auditorium

MOA Past President's Meeting
 4 - 7 pm • Room: Board of Directors (2nd Level)

FRIDAY EVENTS 

Basic Life Support
 7 - 10 am • Room: EMC I, II

Scientific Research Poster Exhibits & Awards 
 7:30-1 pm • Room: TC's & Foyer

Scientific Research Oral Presentations
 7:30 - 11:30 am • Room: Portage Auditorium

Base Hospital Expo
 9:30 am -12 pm • Room: Charlevoix Ballroom & Windover
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
 10 am - 5 pm • Room: EMC I, II 

MSUCOM Student Track
 12:15 - 2:30 pm • Room: EMC IV
FRIDAY RECEPTIONS

49ers (by invitation only)
 4 - 6 pm • Room: Windover
MOA Women of Excellence Reception (all welcome)
 4 - 6 pm • Room: Board of TrusteesMSUCOM Reception
5:30 - 7 pm • Room: Charlevoix

Osteopathic College Night Receptions
  5:30 - 7 pm 

   A.T. Still University 
   Room: Montcalm

   Kansas City University 
   Room: Nicolet

   Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine  
   Location TBD

SATURDAY EVENTS

Visit with Exhibitors
 Time: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm • Room: Foyer

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
 8 am - 12 pm • Room: EMC I, II

Physician Wellness Center OMM & Yoga
 8 am - 3 pm Room: Board of Regents & Board of Governors (2nd Level)

AMOA Meeting & Installation Luncheon
 Time: 9 am - 3:30 pm • Room: Nicolet

Board of Trustees Meeting
 Time: 3 - 5 pm Room: TC's 

SUNDAY EVENTS 

Physician Wellness Center OMM 
 8 am - 12 pm Room: Board of Regents (2nd Level)

Mary Goldman, DO 


CME

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. 
PLEASE CHECK YOUR MICHIGAN LICENSE FOR EXPIRATION DATE SINCE IT MAY DIFFER  FROM AOA THREE YEAR CYCLE.
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 postmarked at least two weeks prior to the program and will entitle registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Refund requests postmarked 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>

SRE

MOA Spring Scientific Research Exhibit Competition

The purpose of the MOA SRE competition is to stimulate research by osteopathic medical students, residents and fellows who are MOA members. MOA medical student (enrolled in a COCA-accredited school) and resident/fellow members are invited to submit abstracts to be considered for:

1) POSTER (MOA to provide display board and T pins for hanging poster, average poster size is 4x6) 
and, if desired,
2) ORAL Presentation-MOA Spring Only! (must develop a PowerPoint presentation. MOA to provide set up including LCD projector, laptop, audio, mic, screen and podium. AV tech available onsite). These individuals are eligible to submit posters for cash award prizes.

 Thursday, 4 - 6 pm
 Scientific Research Exhibits Poster set-up
 Room: TC's
 Friday, 7:30 am - 1 pm (set up poster by 7:30 am)
 Scientific Research Poster Exhibits, Judging 
 Room: TC's

 Friday, 7:30 - 11:30 am
 Scientific Research Competition - Oral Presentations (4 CME) 
 SRE Oral & Poster Awards following judges deliberations in the Portage Auditorium
 Moderator: Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP
 Room: Portage Auditorium 

The Michigan Osteopathic Association hosts a Scientific Research Exhibit (SRE) twice yearly. These competitions provide osteopathic medical students, residents, fellows and attending level physicians an opportunity to present their medical and scientific research to our profession. The SRE event demonstrates the very best of what osteopathic medicine is and reaffirms the profession’s commitment to the advancement of science in osteopathic medicine.

For more information on rules, awards and FAQs, visit: www.domoa.org/sre

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Sponsors

Sponsors for the 121st Annual Spring Scientific Convention include: 
Beaumont Health
Coverys
McLaren Healthcare 
Metro Health
Michigan Health and Hospital Association

Exhibitors

This year, our exhibitor hall will be at capacity with compelling products and services.  
Exhibitors: Visit www.domoa.org/sponsor-and-exhibit for more information.
Link: Exhibitor Prosectus (PDF)
Prize Drawings:
Prize drawing cards available at any exhibitor table and each exhibitor you visit can give you a sticker.
Visit 5 tables to receive 5 stickers to be eligible to enter for any prize.

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The 121st Annual Spring Scientific Convention will be held at the Westin Southfield Detroit in Southfield, MI.

Thursday, May 14 - Sunday, May 17, 2020

The Westin Southfield Detroit, 1500 Town Center, Southfield, MI 48075 (Map link)

Reservations: Call 888-627-8558, mention MOA Convention for discounted rate $135 by April 12, 2020.

 

 

 

 

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