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118th Annual Convention

Earn up to 27.5 credits! Important hotel information below. Please read before proceeding.

4/26/2018 to 4/29/2018
When: April 26-29, 2018
Where: Hyatt Regency Tulsa Hotel
100 E 2nd St
Tulsa, Oklahoma  74103
United States
Contact: Audrey Hendricks
405-528-4848


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Accreditation

The OOA is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The OOA designates this program for a maximum of 27.5 AOA Category 1-A credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Reserve your hotel room today

**The Hyatt Regency Tulsa is sold out**

The Hyatt Regency has no more room availability due to a separate international event taking place in Downtown Tulsa that weekend. The OOA has obtained more room accommodations at the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tulsa East and the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. 

The Microtel Inn & Suites, located at 16518 E Admiral Place (11.5 miles from the Hyatt Regency), has room rates at $69 plus tax per night. Reservations must be made by April 18, 2018. To make your room reservation, please contact the Microtel Inn & Suites directly by phone at 918.234.9100 and mention the OOA when making your reservation.

The Hard Rock Hotel, located at 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa, OK 74015 (13.6 miles from the Hyatt Regency), has room rates at $129 plus tax per night. Reservations must be made by April 13, 2018. To make your room reservation, please contact the Hard Rock directly by phone at 1-800-760-6700 and mention the OOA when making your reservation. You can also reserve your room online at https://goo.gl/CWpp87.

TRANSPORTATION
The OOA will provide a complementary shuttle for attendees staying at the Microtel Inn or Hard Rock Hotel to and from the Hyatt Regency each morning and evening. More details on the shuttle times will be forthcoming.

PARKING AT THE HYATT
When arriving at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa, make sure to utilize the valet parking to ensure parking availability. The OOA will be validating parking each day at our Convention Check-in and Registration Desk.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Thank you to these sponsors who help make our 118th Annual Convention possible:

  • Chickasaw Nation, Silver Sponsor
  • Choctaw Nation, Presidential Dinner Sponsor
  • OSU-CHS, Presidential Dinner Sponsor
  • Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation, Presidential Dinner Sponsor
  • INTEGRIS, Presidential Dinner Sponsor
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield, Specialty Track Sponsor
  • Canna Meds Global, Lanyard Sponsor

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Exhibitors 

Exhibitor         Booth        Exhibitor      Booth 
Access Care Oklahoma   35   Air Force Recruiting Service   47
Alliance Health Oklahoma
40   Ama Waterways
31
Amgen 38   AstraZeneca 8
Bentley Hedges Travel
 31   Bioventus   32
Bristol-Myers Squibb
6   Canna Meds Global 33
CareATC   28   CareFirst Pharmacy     45
Central National Bank
54 & 55             Cherokee Nation Health Services 
29
Chickasaw Nation Department of Health 34   Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma    43
Jack C. Montgomery w/ Eastern Okla. VA Health Care System 22   Janssen Pharmaceutical   25
J.D. McCarty Center  
7   MC Imaging
48
Meinders School of Business - OCU
 44   MY Biomedical Solutions 
36
Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company  26   Novartis Pharmaceutical  27
Novo Nordisk 
56   Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants
46
Oklahoma Beef Council
39   Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
51
Oklahoma Disability Determination Services
53   Oklahoma Educational Foundation for Osteopathic Foundation   
60
Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality 
18   Oklahoma Osteopathic Political Action Committee - OOPAC
60
Oklahoma State Department of Health - Vital Records (ROVER)  50   Osage Nation Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center  52
OSU - Center for Health Systems Innovation
13   OSU - CHS Alumni Association 
12
OSU - CHS - CME 
15   OSU - CHS Medical Library 
11
OSU - CHS - Project ECHO
10   OSU - Health Access Network (HAN) 
9
OSU - ROK-Net 
14   OU Medicine 
57 & 58
Pfizer 
19   Pharmacy Solutions
41
Physician Manpower Training Commission
49   PLICO 
3 & 4
Relax the Back
20 & 21
  Rich & Cartmill  1 & 2
Saint Francis Health System
5   Select Physical Therapy
24
Servant Medical I Touchstone Imaging 
37   Spirit Bank 
30
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
59   TS Medical USA 
23
U.S. Army Medical Recruiting 
42   Wilshire-Pennington Group
17

Schedule

Thursday, April 26, 2018
 9 am "Innovations in Health Care"
Joseph R. Johnson, DO, FACOOG
(certified obstetrics & gynecological surgery, Tulsa, OK)
10 am "Overview of Ultrasound Utility for Patient Care"
Praveen Maheshwari, MD
(certified anesthesiology, Oklahoma City, OK)
11 am  Legislative Update
Noon - 2 pm Lunch with Exhibitors 
2 pm  OOA Business Meeting - No CME Credit
3 pm ACOFP Update
4:15 pm "Do No Harm"
F. Daniel Duffy, MD, MACP
(certified internal medicine, Tulsa, OK)
5 pm "Medicare Part B Updates, Changes & Reminders"
Elizabeth Henry
(Provider Outreach & Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions, Inc.)
6 pm Bureau on Legislation
   
   
Friday, April 27, 2018
8 am "IVC Filters: The Good, The Bad, & The Avoidable"
Parker K. Truong, DO
(certified interventional cardiology & nuclear medicine & echocardiology, Oklahoma City, OK)
9 am "Discover Resilience: Making a Difference with Passion & Purpose"
R. Murali Krishna, MD
(certified psychiatry, Oklahoma City, OK)
10 am "When the DEA Calls"
Jerry C. Childs, Jr., DO
(certified emergency medicine, Oklahoma City, OK)
11 am Proper Prescribing: "Opioid Prescribing: Where Are We Now?"
C. Scott Anthony, DO
(certified anesthesiology & pain management, Tulsa, OK)
Noon - 2 pm Lunch with Exhibitors
2 pm "The HipSpine Connection"
Hal D. Martin, DO
(certified orthopedic surgery, Dallas, TX)
3:30 pm Break with Exhibitors
4 pm Risk Management: "It's a Team Effort"
Shari Moore, RN, BSN
(PLICO Vice President, Risk Management, Oklahoma City, OK)
7 - 11 pm Family Fun Night @ Main Event
   
   
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Office-Based Medicine Specialty Track
8 am "Long Acting Reversible Contraception"
Regina M. Lewis, DO
(certified family medicine, Tulsa, OK)
9 am "BREAKING NEWS! Osteoporosis Review & Update"
Karen L. Schafer, DO
(certified family medicine, Lawton, OK) 
10 am "Dermoscopy for Top 5 Common In-Office Diagnoses"
Vu A. Ngo, DO
(certified family medicine/OMT, Talihina, OK)
11 am "Hypertension Update & Pediatric Pearls"
Steffen E. Carey, DO
(certified family medicine, Tulsa, OK)
   
Emergency Medicine Specialty Track
8 am "Compliance in the ER"
J. Brian Williams, DO
(certified emergency medicine, Oklahoma City, OK)
9 am "Massive Hemoptysis"
Boyd D. Burns, DO
(certified emergency medicine, Tulsa, OK)
10 am "Ketamine: A Drug for the Ages"
Shelly R. Zimmerman, DO
(certified emergency medicine, Moore, OK)
11 am "Interventional Management of Pulmonary Embolism"
Jonathon D. Kirkland, DO
(certified radiology, Tulsa, OK)
   
Neurology / Psychiatry Specialty Track
8 am "How to Care for a Physician Patient"
Shannon L. Hillier, DO
(certified psychiatry, Tulsa, OK)
Stacy M. Chronister, DO
(certified internal medicine, Tulsa, OK)
Trisza L. Ray, DO
(family practice, Tulsa, OK)
9 am "Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation"
Anna Mazur, PhD, HSP
(OSU-CHS assistant clinical professor, Tulsa, OK)
10 am "Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder"
Samuel G. Martin, MD
(certified psychiatry, Tulsa, OK)
11 am "Complex Trauma in Children"
Sarah M. Coffey, DO
(certified psychiatry & child/adolescent psychiatry)
   
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine / Osteopathic Principles and Practice Specialty Track
8 am "WWATSD? (What Would AT Still DO?) An Osteopathic Perspective on Self Care"
Megan A. Meyer Hanner, DO
(certified family medicine/OMT, Newcastle, OK)
9 am "Shoulder Stuff"
Stephanie N. Aldret, DO, CAQSM
(certified family medicine/OMT & sports medicine, Lafayette, LA)
10 am "Beyond Move More, Eat Less: Consideration in Pediatric Obesity Prevention & Treatment"
Colony S. Fugate, DO, FACOP
(certified pediatrics & obesity medicine, Tulsa, OK)
11 am "Feet First"
Michael K. Cooper, DO, FACOFP
(certified family medicine/OMT, Claremore, OK)
   
Internal Medicine Specialty Track
8 am "Role of the Primary Care Physician in Preventing Progression of CKD"
Kenneth E. Calabrese, DO, MACOI
(certified nephrology & internal medicine, Tulsa, OK)
9 am "Pediatric Rheumatology: The Primary Care Perspective"
Stephen R. Travis, MD
(certified internal medicine & pediatrics, Oklahoma City, OK)
10 am "Overview of Transfusion Guidelines"
Vamis Guda, DO
(internal medicine, Tulsa, OK)
11 am "Colorectal Cancer Screening: The Right Test at the Right Time"
Scott E. Hendrickson, DO
(certified gastroenterology & internal medicine, Tulsa, OK)
   
Noon - 1:30 pm         Luncheon / AOA Update
1:30 pm OSU Alumni Meeting
   
Office-Based Medicine Specialty Track
2 pm "Hospital Opioids Maintenance of Efficacy & Safety"
Jason A. McElyea, DO
(certified family practice, McAlester, OK)
3 pm Take Your Best Shot  - Adolescent  Immunizations
4 pm "Knee Pain"
Kenny M. Grider, DO
(certified orthopedic surgery, Durant, OK)
Jacob A. Borgsmiller, DO, PGY3
(family practice, Durant, OK)
   
Emergency Medicine Specialty Track
2 pm "Evaluation & Management of Common Mental Health or Behavioral Emergencies"
Jeremy L. Jones, DO
(certified pediatrics, Tulsa, OK)
3 pm "Crash Course in Treatment & Reversal of New Oral Anticoagulants in the ED"
Kelly Murray, PharmD
(OSU-CHS assistant professor or clinical pharmacy, Tulsa, OK)
4 pm "Pediatric Chest Pain"
Audrey M. Stanton, DO
(certified emergency medicine, Tulsa, OK)
   
Neurology/Psychiatry Specialty Track
2 pm "Neurobiology & Red Flags in Addiction" (Due to privacy laws we cannot have this presentation on the website.)
Jason W. Beaman, DO, MS, MPH, FAPA
(certified psychiatry & forensic psychiatry & family medicine, Tulsa, OK)
3 pm "Opioid Epidemic in Oklahoma" (Due to privacy laws we cannot have this presentation on the website.)
Jason W. Beaman, DO, MS, MPH, FAPA
(certified psychiatry & forensic psychiatry & family medicine, Tulsa, OK)
4 pm Intruder Alert: School Shootings, Gun Violence & Mental Illness"
Kelly S. Andrezejczyk-Beatty, DO
(certified psychiatry, McAlester, OK)
   
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine / Osteopathic Principles and Practice Specialty Track
2 pm "Still Techniques for Common Counterstrain Tender Points"
Kelley J. Joy, DO
(certified OMM & family practice, Joplin, MO)
3 pm "Osteopathic Manipulative Mission: Off the Grid"
R. Drew Haney, DO, PGY2
(family medicine, Tulsa, OK)
4 pm "Guide to OMT Documentation & Billing"
Mark H. Thai, DO
(certified family medicine/OMT, Tulsa, OK)
Carrie Ahl, CPC
(Level II Billing Representative, OSU-CHS, Tulsa, OK)
Tressa Williams, CPC
(Billing & Collections Manager, OSU-CHS, Tulsa, OK)
   
Internal Medicine Specialty Track
2 pm "Syncope from a Cardiologist's Perspective"
Patrick J. Henderson, DO
(certified internal medicine & cardiology, Tulsa, OK)
3 pm "HIV in Oklahoma... Making a Difference"
Madhuri J. Lad, DO, FACOI, AAHIVS
(certified internal medicine, Tulsa, OK)
4 pm "Reconciled"
Thomas D. Schneider, DO
(certified internal medicine, Muskogee, OK)
   
6 pm Cocktail Reception
7 pm Presidential Dinner
   
   
Sunday, April 29, 2018
 
8 am
"Regenerative Orthopedics: Where Are We Now?"
W. Scott Waugh, III, MD
(certified family medicine & sports medicine, Edmond, OK)
 
9 am
"A Skin Gazer's Eye on Wound Care & Skin Lesions"
Laura Jane Holsey, DO
(certified cosmetic surgery & general surgery, Oklahoma City, OK)
10 am "Cannabinoids: Novel Molecules with Significant Clinical Utility"
Noel R. Williams, MD
(certified obstetrics & gynecology, Oklahoma City, OK)
11 am "Testosterone for Men: Salvation or Snake Oil?"
Noel R. Williams, MD
(certified obstetrics & gynecology, Oklahoma City, OK)