2023 Midwinter Symposium: Better Together

February 10-11th, 2023
Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, ME

20+ AOA Category 1A CME Credit Anticipated, Other Credit Types Pending
Offering a mix of In Person & Virtual Sessions with flexible viewing options!
Access to ALL content will be available for 30 days post-event for CME credit for all attendees.

Ideally we hope you will choose to join us in person to get "Better Together", but hope to accommodate the needs of virtual-only attendees by providing access to all in person session recordings post-event. Please note: At this time we do not anticipate offering a comprehensive livestream option.
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Symposium Draft Agenda (as of Nov. 16th -- subject to change):

Friday February 10th, 2023: Live In Person Sessions, 10.0 CMEs (7.0 single track)

9:00am

Registration Desk Opens

MORNING WORKSHOPS:

10:00am-12:00pm

Opening Workshop with Keynote Speaker -- Influence in turbulent times: Adopting a leadership model for excellence in the exam room and beyond, Presented by Kenneth G. Brown, PhD

12:00pm-1:00pm

Lunch Workshops Financial Success at Any Age: SaveWell by Baystate--Two tailored sessions for Early and Late Career Physicians led by Michael Genetti and Chris Perry of Baystate Financial

AFTERNOON TRACKS:  Choose from two concurrent tracks to watch live and watch the other track via recordings post-event!

TRACK A:

2.5 CMEs

1:00pm -2:00pm

External Factors Contributing to Cardiac Disease: The research and how it can impact policy, Presented by Loren Wold, PhD

2:00-3:00pm

DOing the Research! How to Honor & Contribute to the Body of Osteopathic Research, Presented by Emil Lesho, DO

3:00-3:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL BREAK

3:30-4:30pm

Research Forum Podium Presentations from Top Resident & Student Submissions

TRACK B:

2.5 CMEs

1:00pm -2:00pm

Low dose naltrexone - High voltage applications! Presented by Brian Kaufman, DO & Andrew Gray, PharmD

2:00-3:00pm

Legal Medicine Pot Pourri --Navigating Liability & Risk in Today’s Medical Practice Environment, Presented by Joseph D. Piorkowski, Jr., DO, JD, MPH

3:00-3:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL BREAK

3:30-4:30pm

Words Matter: An SUD Guide, Presented by Elisabeth Fowlie-Mock, MD

PLENARY SESSION:

4:30pm-5:30pm

CDC Update featuring Nirav Shah, MD, Maine CDC Director

FRIDAY SPECIAL EVENTS

5:30pm -7:00pm

Opening Reception & Silent Auction to benefit the MOEF – live entertainment, apps & cash bar

7:15pm

Optional: Mariner’s Hockey Home Game @ Cross Insurance Arena– tickets available for attendees & guests!

Saturday February 11th, 2023: Live In Person Sessions, 8.5 CMEs

7:00-8:00am

Breakfast Session: Winter Hazards for the Aging Patient, Presented by Lauren Hall, DO

8:00-9:00am

Lyme Disease Update, Presented by Richard J Dubocq, MD

9:00-10:00am

Laboratory workup and management in inflammatory disorders, Presented by Charles Radis, DO

10:00-10:30am

EXHIBIT HALL BREAK

10:30am-12:00pm (1 CME)

MOA Business Meeting & Updates on the Osteopathic Profession

12:00-1:00pm

Luncheon Keynote: What next? Framing a diversity journey for mutual gain, Presented by Kenneth G. Brown, PhD

1:00-2:30pm

OMM Considerations for the Winter Season-- Round Robin Hands On Table Training, Presented by Michael Conte, DO; Lee Smilowicz, DO, FAAO; & Mary Yee, DO

2:30-3:00pm

EXHIBIT HALL BREAK

3:00-4:00pm

EKG Case Workshop, presented by Jims Jean-Jacques, DO

4:00-5:00pm 

Common Food Allergies & Reactions, Presented by John Johnson, DO

VIRTUAL ON DEMAND SESSIONS, 2.0+ CMEs

2.0+ CMEs anticipated, more details TBA! Watch anytime during or for 30 days after the live event.

 

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AOA CME Accreditation: The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a minimum of 20.0 AOA Category 1-A credits (final credit determination will be available prior to the event) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extend of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Other CME Credits: Other CME credit types are anticipated; applications are pending.

*Schedule, content and topics are all subject to change.

 

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As an MOA member, special registration rates apply! If you are not an MOA member but would like to become one, you can join here now!

 


 

Venue Details

Holiday Inn by the Bay
88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine
Room Rates in our group block starting at $135.00/night plus applicable taxes.
Call 1-800-HOLIDAY to book. 207-775-2311 local
Book by January 6th, 2023 to guarantee group rate.
Room Block Code: MOS
Parking for hotel guests is $15/night (underneath hotel).
Parking for commuters $5/per entry to garage adjacent to hotel.

 


 

Call for Abstracts: Video and Oral Presentations

Online Submission Deadline:  

Thursday, December 1st, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Students:

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT HERE
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Residents, Interns, Fellows:

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