May 15 -19, 2013
Hilton at Easton
3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus OH 43219
Make Plans to Attend
The 2013 Ohio Osteopathic Symposium is dedicated to excellence in osteopathic education and research. The Symposium, a collaborative effort of the Ohio Osteopathic Association and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been approved for 32.5 hours of AOA Category I-A credits. Attendees may also earn 3 more credits for completing the on-line Outcome Asessment Survey, 30 days after the Symposium.
- Attend OMM, Dermatology and Diabetes workshops
- Earn specialty credits in select disciplines
- Network with peers and connect with students and residents
- Honor this year's OOA, OU-HCOM, Ohio ACOFP, and AOOA award recipients
- Visit exhibits and browse scientific posters
- Resident Leadership and Chief Residents Workshops on Friday and Saturday
Earn CME Credit Wednesday Night
Lectures begin Wednesday evening, May 15, at 6 pm, with a dinner featuring a national update from ACOFP President Jeffrey S. Grove, DO, FACOFP, followed by a Dermatology Workshop. Earn three hours of AOA Category 1-A credit. RSVP attendance to email@example.com to guarantee reservations after you register for the Symposium.
Visit Exhibits and Honor Our Returning Veterans, Thursday and Friday
Participants can visit more than 25 exhibits, all day Thursday and Friday morning. Thursday lectures offer specialty credits in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics and more. Friday speakers will focus on the special medical needs of our returning Veterans as we honor those who have been serving in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Thursday luncheon - OU-HCOM Dean Kenneth Johnson, DO delivers his College Vision Address
- Thursday Night Lecture - "Providing Primary Care Services to Transgender Patients"
- Friday Luncheon -- Keynote Speaker, J.D. Polk, DO, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Deputy Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Homeland Security, speaks on "Osteopathic Leadership."
Honor Award Winners and the Next Generation of Ohio DOs
New this year is a Friday night gala reception, honoring all college and association award winners. Saturday night will feature a Careers in Osteopathic Medicine Networking Reception so practicing physicians can meet Ohio's osteopathic students, residents, and members of this fall's incoming OU-HCOM class.
Learn About Ohio's Primary Care Transformation, Saturday
Saturday sessions highlight how primary care in Ohio is transforming with special guest, Ohio Director of Health Ted Wymyslo, MD. In addition, student and physician researchers will display more than 60 clinical research posters.
- Saturday Luncheon -- Special Guest, AOA President Ray E. Stowers, DO, and the Installation of Robert L. Hunter, DO as the new OOA President
Get Reduced Registration If Serving in the OOA House of Delegates
By popular demand, the OOA has reduced the five-day registration fee for OOA members who are unable to earn CME credit while the House of Delegates is in session, Friday and Saturday afternoons. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earn Three Hours of Addiction and Pain Mangement Credit, Sunday
The Symposium concludes Sunday, May 19th, with a three hour program devoted to addiction and pain management, led by Orman Hall, Director of the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addication Services. Director Hall is a key member of the Governor's Cabinet Opiate Action Team. The program will be followed by the popular farewell brunch.
For more information, contact:
Joanne Barnhart 614.299.2107 or email@example.com (Registrations)
Carol Tatman 614.299.2107 or firstname.lastname@example.org (Exhibits)
Laurie Lach 740.593.2151 or email@example.com
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