Friday, February 7, 2020 Total 7.5 CME Hours
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast Lecture: Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use Compassionately, Efficiently and Cost Effectively through routine screening
and meaningful patient conversations.--The "Time to Ask" Blueprint for Practice. -- Presented by Noah Nesin, M.D.; Lindsey Smith, PhD.; Denise O'Connell
8:00- 9:00 am Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy:Inside and Outside the Exam Room -- Presented by Laura Blaisdell, M.D.
9:00- 10:00 am Topics in Women's Mental Health: Choose Your Adventure -- Presented by Katherine Kessler, D.O.
10:00- 10:30 am Exhibit Hall Break (Wellness Floor- Yoga with Jennifer Cooper @10am & 11am)
10:30- 12:00pm MOA Business Meeting & Association Updates (NO CME)
(Wellness Floor--Chair Massage available from 9:30am-11:30am)
12:00- 1:30 PM Lunch Keynote: Cory Fawcett, MD: Financial Success is No Accident -- Sponsored by Baystate Financial
Afternoon Special Event:
2:00-4:00pm Student/Resident Research Symposium-- held in the Casco Bay Exhibit Hall
Diabetes Management Track
1:30- 2:30 pm Update on Lipid Management -- Presented by Stephan Babirak, M.D.
2:30- 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Break (Wellness Floor- Guided Meditation with Julia McDonald @2:30pm )
3:00- 4:00 pm The Role of Inflammation in Diabetes -- Zach Mazone, D.O.
Medical Economics Track
1:30- 2:30 pm Artificial Intelligence & Medicare Audits -- Edward Roche, PhD., J.D.
2:30- 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Break
3:00- 4:00 pm Drafting Effective Appeals & Defending Recoupments -- Thomas Force, Esq.
4:00-5:00pm Population Health: Updates from Maine's Healthcare Leaders -- The Honorable Gov. Janet Mills Invited, Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah, M.D., DHHS- Lisa LeTourneau, MD, Dir. of Opioid Response Gordon Smith, Esq. -- Watch this session LIVE ON FACEBOOK!
5:00- 6:30 pm Opening Reception & Silent Auction to benefit the Maine Osteopathic Educational Foundation
Saturday, February 8th, 2020 8.75 CME hours
6am Wellness Floor: Guided Meditation with Julia McDonald
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast Lecture: Is Acupuncture an Exercise Mimetic? When to consider referring to an acupuncturist for pain
and non-pain related conditions. -- Presented by Zach Haigney, L. Ac.
8:00- 9:15 am (1.25 hours) ACGME Panel Discussion: What it means for YOU! -- Jodie Hermann, D.O.; Emily Redding, D.O.; Eric Hunter Sharp, D.O.
9:15- 10:00 am Exhibit Hall Break (Wellness Floor- Pilates @9:15 with Peter Lakis)
10:00- 11:00 am Dementia & Retirement from Driving: Smoothing a Path to the Inevitable Decision -- Presented by Thomas Meuser, PhD.
11:00- 12:00 pm Panel Discussion: Physician Practice Models -- An Exploration of the Options Available in Today's Practice of Medicine
Panelists: Leigh "Jack" Forbush, D.O.; Catherine Krouse, D.O.; Victoria Thieme, D.O.; Brian Kaufman, D.O.; Michael Posch, D.O.
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch Keynote: Michael Fine, MD: Standing Together: How Physicians and other Health Care Workers Can Organize Ourselves, Our Colleagues and Our Communities To Build The Health Care System America Needs -- Block By Block, Neighborhood by Neighborhood, and Town by Town.
1:30- 2:30 pm The Legal Side of Pain -- Presented by Jennifer Bolen, J.D.
2:30- 3:00 pm Refreshment Break (Wellness Floor-Guided Meditation with Julia McDonald in lecture hall @2:30)
3:00- 4:00 pm Injection Drug Use-Associated Infections: Updates and Models of Care -- Presented by Kinna Thakarar, D.O.
4:00- 5:00 pm DEA Update on the Opioid Crisis -- Michael Wardop, DEA Maine Assistant Special Agent
5pm Wellness Floor- Yoga with Jennifer Cooper
5:00PM Maine Chapter of the ACOFP Chapter Meeting -- ALL Family Medicine Physicians & Residents Welcome
New this year--Following the chapter meeting, please join us for a Family Medicine Mixer with Hors D'oeuvres, Drinks and time to mix and mingle with other Maine FPs!
Special Event: 6:00PM -- Mariner's Hockey vs. Brampton Beast (Tickets $15-- contact MOA to purchase)
Sunday, February 9th, 2020 5.5 Hours of CME
6am Wellness Floor Pilates with Peter Lakis
7:15-8:15am Breakfast Lecture: Climate Change on the ground in Medicine -- Jodie Hermann, D.O., MBA
8:15- 9:15 am A Sensible Approach to Erectile Dysfunction in the Primary Care Setting -- Tyler O'Sullivan, D.O.
9:15- 10:15 am Electronic Vapor Products: Resources and Strategies to Address Vaping -- Panelists: Emily Jacobs, D.O.; Christopher Buttarrazzi, M.D.; Victoria Hynes, LCSW
10:15-10:30am Refreshment Break (Wellness Floor--Chair Massage available from 9:30am-11:30am)
10:30-11:30am Osteopathic Approach to the Pelvic Floor (OMT Lecture & Workshop) -- Presented by Margo Goodman, D.O.
11:30- 1:00 pm Thyroid/Parathyroid: An Osteopathic Approach (OMT Lecture & Workshop) -- Presented by Kim Tripp, D.O., PhD
*The MOA's professional and public education committee reserves the right to adjust the program agenda as deemed necessary. Some topics and session times may change.
Program Committee Co-Chairs: Jodie Hermann, D.O. & Josephine Conte, D.O.