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


2018 AOCOPM Midyear Conference

Thursday, March 8
A - 8:00-  9:00 am      alt Statistics of FAA Extension, Safety, Security Act of 2016 (Basic Med), Warren Silberman, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
B - 9:00-10:30 am      Experiential Learning; Simulation Training; Eric Stern, MD
     10:30-11:00 am     Break
C - 11:00-12:00 noon  alt Aerospace Medicine Toxicology, Philip Kemp, PhD
D - 12:00- 1:00 pm      alt Pilot Mental Health, Warren Silberman, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
E -  1:00- 2:00 pm       alt Would you let this person drive?    Vignettes and Case Studies of a DOT Examiner, Pierce Sherrill, DO, FAOCOPM
F -  2:00-3:00 pm      alt Strange Ocular Beasts and How to Treat Them, Michael Miller, DO, OD, MPH
G - 3:00-4:00 pm         Ask the Experts:  A Panel Discussion for Disability Impairment Evaluations, Stewart Russell, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM; Scott Taylor, DO, FAOCOPM; Rick Vatt, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM; LeRoy Young, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
      4:00- 5:00 pm       Division business and CME planning meetings
      5:00- 7:00 pm       Reception
Friday, March 9
H - 8:00-10:30 am     alt Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds, Wyle Labs, Daren Chauvin, PE
     10:30-11:00 am    Break
I -  11:00-12:30 pm    John Cahill Memorial Lecture in Aerospace Medicine alt Have Flight Surgeons and Aerospace Medicine Improved Flying Safety? Michael Berry, MD, MS
J -12:30- 2:00 pm     AOCOPM Annual Business Meeting
K -  2:00- 3:00 pm     alt OMT and Low Back Pain, Hans C. Bruntmyer, DO, MPH
L -  3:00- 4:00 pm     John G. Mills Commemorative Lecture in Correctional Medicine alt Correctional Medicine Update, Raymond Osbourn, MD
M - 4:00- 5:00 pm     alt Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Update, Mary Hanley, DO, MPH
Saturday, March 10
N -  8:00- 9:00 am      TB on the Front Line, Anilkumar Mangla, MS, PhD, MPH, FRIPH 
O -  9:00-10:00 am     alt Vaccine Quiz Game Show,  Lisa A. Klatka, DO, MS, FAOCOPM
     10:00-10:15 am     Break
P - 10:15-11:15 am     alt College Health & Safety-An Overview, Marguerite Erme, DO, MPH
Q - 11:15-12:15 pm     alt Public Health and Mental Health Law, David Canton, DO, JD, FAOCOPM
R - 12:15-  1:30 pm     Luncheon Lecture: An Integrated Model of Care, Alyn Casal-Fernandez, MD, MPH, CMQ, PCMH CCE
S -  1:30-  2:00 pm     alt DOT FMCSA NRCME Update, Daniel Callan, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
T -  2:00- 3:00 pm     Loren Hatch Memorial Lecture in Occupational Medicine  Hearing Conservation, Brent Sanderlin, DO
U -  3:00-  4:00 pm    Murray Goldstein Commemorative  Lecture in Public Health  alt Environmental Medicine:  Air Quality and Health, Vincent Fonseca, MD, MPH
V -  4:00-  5:00 pm    Kenneth Riland Memorial Lecture in Occupational and Preventive Medicine alt Ethical Issues in Correctional Health Care, John Mills, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
Sunday, March 11
W -  8:00- 9:30 am      alt Investigating an Epidemic, Howard Teitelbaum, DO, PhD, FAOCOPM
X -  9:30-10:30 am    alt Travel Medicine, Mary E. Hanley, DO, MPH
Y -10:30-11:30 am     alt U.S. Army Malaria Vaccine Clinical Trial in Sub-Saharan Africa, Anthony Littrell, MD, MPH
Z -11:30-12:30 pm     alt 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.