2024 Annual Educational Conference

in conjunction with

Henry B. González Convention Center, Room 303A

Special Pricing for Members!

  • AOA Members who Register AND Reserve a Hotel Room June through July 31 will receive the special promotional price of only $675! Added Bonus: The first 500 AOA members who take advantage of this exclusive promotion will receive two $15 food vouchers to utilize at the convention center.  
  • If you miss the June - July 31 special, AOCOPM Members can apply $100 discount on OMED24 registration.  Members, you must login to see the discount code page.  This code will not be available until August 1st.
Program Chair: Keith Proctor, DO, MSPH, FAOCOPM
Aerospace Med Chair:  Jennifer A. Benincasa, DO, MPH, MSHCA
Occ Med Chair:  Charles Werntz, III, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
Public Health/Prev Med Chair:  Luzan Phillpotts, DO, MPH

Thurs, Sept 19

8:00 – 5:00

Pre-Conference OPAM Workshop:  Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners' Course 

Registration via the OMED24 portal is $450 for AOCOPM members and $550 for nonmembers. 

WerntzCharles L. “Carl” Werntz, III, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM, Course Chair

Dr. Clark



Elizabeth Clark, DO, MPH&TM, FAOCOPM

Dr. Wriston


 Naomi Wriston, DO, MS, FAOCOPM

Fri, Sept 20

9:30-10:30 Employee Health and Wellness Stan MillerStanley H. Miller, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM, FACOEM
10:30-11:30 Performing Medicolegal Examinations Greg SchwaidGreg Schwaid, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
11:30-12:30 Audiology for Occupational Medicine and Primary Care Physicians MerkleyJohn A Merkley, AuD, CCC-A, CPS/A, intro by Mikey Murphy, AuD, LTC, MS
12:30-1:30 AOA scheduled break  
1:30-2:30 Sleep Apnea - The Iceberg Disease Roger SeheultRoger D. Seheult, MD
2:45-3:45 East Palestine Rail Accident: Lessons for Environmental Medicine Chip CarsonArch "Chip" Carson, MD, PhD
4:00-5:00 Light as Medicine Roger SeheultRoger D. Seheult, MD

Sat, Sept 21

8:00-9:00 Flirting with First Aid: Employers May Not Know What is Reportable Phil EskewPhillip M. Eskew, DO, JD, MBA, FAOCOPM
9:15-10:15 Palliative Care - Your Roadmap Companion to Living Your Legacy with Grace Stella RubinaStella Rubina, DO
10:30-11:30 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Considerations for the Workplace Shelia RobinettShelia Robinett, PsyD
11:30-12:30 Substance Induced Sleep & Mental Health Disorders Phil EskewPhillip M. Eskew, DO, JD, MBA, FAOCOPM
12:30-1:30 AOA scheduled break  
1:30-2:30 Palliative Care vs Hospice Care - What It Is and What It Isn’t Stella RubinaStella Rubina, DO
2:45-3:45 Epidemiology and Infectious Disease  Howard TeitelbaumHoward Teitelbaum, DO, PHD, MPH, FAOCOPM (d) 

Sun, Sept 22

9:00-10:00 In Flight Medical Kit Update and Practical Experience Cases Patrick BirchfieldPatrick Birchfield, DO, MPH, MSS, FAOCOPM, FAsMA
10:00-11:00 Current Issues in Long Duration Space Flight JD PolkJ.D. Polk, DO, EdD, MMM, CPE, FACOEP, FAsMA, FEWM
11:00-12:00 COVID-19 Lessons Learned: Preparation for the Next Pandemic

Kris BellandKris Belland, DO, MPH, MBA, MSS, CPE, FAOCOPM, FAsHFA, FAsMA


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