AOCOPM Annual Educational Conference

held in conjunction with OMED

Register for OMED23

 AOCOPM's Agenda for OMED23

Program Chair:  Kris Belland, DO, MPH, MBA, MSS, CPE, FAsHFA, FAOCOPM, FCAMA, FAsMA 


October 5

Pre-Conference Workshop:


Course Chair:  Charles Werntz, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM

9:00-5:00  Americas Seminar Room, Dolphin Hotel (lunch will be served)  This is a pre-conference workshop. Registration is separate from that of OMED23.   


October 6

Occupational Medicine Day

America's Seminar Room, Dolphin Hotel

Facilitator:  Al Baltrusaitis, DO, MPH

 9:30-3:00 Exhibit Hall

Sanjoli AgarwalSanjoli Agarwal, MPH, OMS3


Megha Luthra

Megha Luthra, OMS3


FMCSA Update 

Charles WerntzCharles Werntz, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
 10:30-11:30 Work Smarter, Not Harder: Applications and Use-Cases of Large Language Model Artificial Intelligence for the Physician ShumwayDavid Shumway, DO, Capt, USAF
 11:30-12:30 Inflammatory Arthritis in Occupational and Preventive Medicine Sosa KocherilSosa Kocheril, MD
 12:30-1:30 AOA scheduled break  
 1:30-2:30 Transgender Regulatory & Clinical Overview Philip EskewPhilip Eskew, DO, JD, MBA
 2:30-3:30 Occupaional Clinic Accreditation and AAAHC Schultz photoDennis Schultz MD, MSPH, FACOEM
 3:30-4:30 "Driving" Preventive Medicine in Corporations Stan MillerStan Miller, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM


October 7

Public Health/Preventive Medicine Day

America's Seminar Room, Dolphin Hotel

Facilitator:  Luzan Phillpotts, DO

 9:30-3:00 Exhibit Hall

Sanjoli AgarwalSanjoli Agarwal, MPH, OMS3


Megha Luthra imageMegha Luthra, OMS3

 9:30-10:30 A Phenomenological Approach to Inclusive Healthcare

Steven BurgessSteven Burgess, PhD


Carolyne BurgessCarolyne Burgess, MPH

 10:30-11:30 RSV Disease in Adults and RSV Vaccine Update Pamela RockwellPamela Rockwell, DO
 11:30-12:30 Review of Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Sector RamimMichelle Ramim, PhD, MBA
 12:30-1:30 AOA scheduled break  
 1:30-2:30 Are Prisons Medical Deserts or is it Just a Mirage Johnny WuJohnny Wu, MD
 2:30-3:30 Integrated Assessment and Management of Cannabis Use Disorder Ridpath, DOVeronica Ridpath, DO
 3:30-5:00 Current Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Limb Disorders SayeedYusef Sayeed, MD, MPH, MEng, CPH, RMSK, FAIUM


October 8

Aerospace Medicine Day

America's Seminar Room, Dolphin Hotel

Facilitator:  Jennifer Benincasa, DO, MPH, MSHCA

 8:30-9:30 Aerospace/Occupational Medicine Barometric Concerns CampbellJohn Campbell, DO, MPH
 9:30-10:30 US Navy Aircraft Carrier TopGun Mishap Investigations and Resultant Reduction in Mishaps BellandKris Belland, DO, MPH, MBA
 10:30-11:30 Occupational Toxicology on the Flightline CampbellJohn Campbell, DO, MPH
 12:00-1:15 AOA General Session Luncheon  
 1:30-2:30 OMT Post-Op for Work-Related Hernia Murray BerkowitzMurray Berkowitz, DO, MA, MS, MPH, FAOCOPM
 2:30-3:30 Commercial Airlines: Applying COVID-19 Lessons Learned in Preparation for the Next Pandemic BellandKris Belland, DO, MPH, MBA
 3:30-4:30 How to become an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) BerryDaniel Berry, DO, PhD, MS, FAOCOPM