2018 AOCOPM Midyear Conference and OPAM Workshops

Embassy Suites at San Antonio, TX (Brooks City)
March 7-11, 2018
Sharing resources with University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine


Register online now:  2018 Midyear Conference and OPAM  Workshops Registration   alt (paper registration form)

Don't forget to book your room:  Embassy Suites Brooks, San Antonio.  Group Rate is $169 and the Group Code is AOC. Please contact Jacob Hayden at the Embassy Suites, Brooks City at 210-388-0332 if direct assistance is needed.  Please book your room on, or before February 22nd. 



Optional OPAM Workshops

Basic Course in Occupational and
Environmental Medicine, Part I

Wednesday, March 78 am – 5 pm

DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 
National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners Course

Friday, March 9, 8 am – 5 pm

Medical Review Officer Update Course


Saturday, March 10, 8 am – 5pm and Sunday, March 11, 8 am – 12 noon


Tentative Schedule for the Midyear Conference (subject to confirmation of speakers and times):

Thursday, March 8
 8:00-  9:00 am      Statistics of FAA Extension, Safety, Security Act of 2016 (Basic Med), Warren Silberman, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
 9:00-10:30 am      Experiential Learning; Simulation Training; Eric Stern, MD
10:30-11:00 am     Exhibitor Break
11:00-12:00 noon  Aerospace Medicine Toxicology, Philip Kemp, PhD
12:00- 1:00 pm      Aerospace Medicine Update, LTG (Ret.) Thomas Travis, MD
 1:00- 4:00 pm       Occupational Medicine Grand Rounds, or Topics TBA
 4:00- 5:00 pm       Division business and CME planning meetings
Friday, March 9
 7:30-10:30 am     Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds, Wyle Labs, Daren Chauvin, PE
10:30-11:00 am    Exhibitor Break
11:00-12:30 pm    Have Flight Surgeons and Aerospace Medicine Improved Flying Safety? Michael Berry, M.D.
12:30-2:00 pm      AOCOPM Annual Business Meeting
2:00- 3:00 pm       OMM/OPP Topic TBA, Hans C. Bruntmyer, DO, MPH
3:00- 4:00 pm       Correctional Medicine Update, Raymond Osbourn, MD
4:00- 5:00 pm       Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Update Mary Hanley, DO, MPH
Saturday, March 10
  8:00- 9:00 am      TB on the Front Lines, Anilkumar Mangla, PhD  
  9:00-10:00 am     Vaccine Quiz Game Show,  Lisa A. Klatka, DO, MS, FAOCOPM
10:00-10:15 am     Break
10:15-11:15 am     College Healthcare, Margeurite Erme, DO, MPH
11:15-12:15 pm     Mental Health Law and Regulations, David Canton, DO, JD, FAOCOPM
12:15-  1:30 pm     Luncheon Lecture: An Integrated Model of Care, Alyn Casal-Fernandez, MD, MPH
  1:30-  2:00 pm     DOT FMCSA NRCME Update, Daniel Callan, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
  2:00- 3:00 pm     Hearing Conservation, Brent Sanderlin, DO
  3:00-  4:00 pm     Goldstein Lecture:  Environmental Medicine:  Air Quality and Health, Vincent Fonseca, MD, MPH
  4:00-  5:00 pm     The Ethics of Correctional Medicine, John Mills, DO, MPH
Sunday, March 11
  8:00-9:00 am      U.S. Army Malaria Vaccine Clinical Trial in Sub-Saharan Africa, Anthony Littrell, MD, MPH
  9:00-10:00 am    Travel Medicine, Mary E. Hanley, DO, MPH
10:00-11:30 am     Epidemiology, Howard Teitelbaum, DO, PhD, FAOCOPM
11:30-12:30 pm     AOBPM Update, Daniel Berry, DO, PhD, FAOCOPM
12:30 pm               Adjournment

Register now:  2018 Midyear Conference and OPAM  Workshops Registration

Don't forget to book your room:  Embassy Suites Brooks, San Antonio.  Group Rate is $169 and the Group Code is AOC. Please contact Sandra Lopez at 210-388-0332 if direct assistance is needed.