Autumn Scientific Convention

Michigan Osteopathic Association

October 28-30, 2022 

23 AOA Category 1-A Credits
23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton, Grand Rapids, MI

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MOA Autumn Convention will be held October 28-30, 2022


 Implicit Bias Training • Sports Medicine •  Emergency Medicine  • Oral Health • Street Medicine •  Psychiatry Post-COVID • Nephrology •  GERD

Lifestyle & Functional Medicine • Post-COVID OMM • Women’s Health • Vaccines • Physician Wellness •  MI LARA Requiements Review 

OMM Billing & Coding • Oncology & Breast Cancer  • Behavioral Health

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Agenda is subject to change. 

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Luncheon Product Theater by Novo Nordisk (non CME, you must pre-register) 12-1 pm Imperial Ballrom
Reception by Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (all attendees welcome) 6-7 pm Imperial Ballroom


9 am – 1 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Morning Moderator: R Taylor Scott, DO
Family Medicine
Michigan State University, McLaren Greater Lansing

9-10 am • Pantlind Ballroom
Go to the People Street Medicine; R Taylor Scott, DO & Graham Atkin, PhD
Michigan State University, McLaren Greater Lansing

10-11 am • Pantlind Ballroom
Update on the State of Emergency Medicine; Adam Hunt, DO, MHS, FACEP
Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine
Covenant HealthCare - Saginaw

11 am - 12 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Age is a State of Mind, You're as Old as You Feel; Christina Lucas-Vougiouklakis, DO, DipABLM
Clinical Medicine Director
Promedica Family Medicine Residency Program

12-1 pm • Imperial Ballroom
Luncheon: GLP1 class and Ozempic andmRybelsuss; Robert Selfe, DO

This a non-CME event sponsored by Novo Nordisk

1-6 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Afternoon Moderator: Jasper Yung, DO
1-2 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Sports Medicine Update, Ed Kornoelje, DO, FAOASM
University of Michigan Health - West

2-3 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
MI LARA Licensing Requirement Review, Dawn Gage, Licensing Manager (does not qualify for CME*)
Bureau of Professional Licensing, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
*MOA offering 1 hour Medical Ethics (on demand) to make up 1 CME credit.
Medical Ethics (on demand)Meets 1 hour MI LARA requirement.
A link to the on demand lecture will be emailed to registrants. Please watch lecture and complete evaluations, claim CME certificate by November 30.
Contact with questions.

3-4 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Building Toward Belonging: Implicit Bias Training, Stacey Nguyen, MSW
University of Michigan Special Trainings Program Manager, Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI)
(meets 1 hour MI LARA requirement)

4-5 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Vaccine Readiness for Fall: Flu, COVID, and Catch-Up; P Ann Ryan, DO, PhD

MSU - Extension Service: Physician Peer Education Project on Immunization


5-6 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Early Breast Cancer, Are We Making Progress? Mary Jo Voelpel, DO, FACOI, FACNM, MA, CS, Clinical Professor
Internal Medicine; Hematology/Oncology
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Breakfast Product Theater by Sanofi & Regeneron (non CME, you must pre-register) 7-8 am Imperial Ballroom
Scientific Research Exhibit Competition & Awards 9 am-12 pm Governor's Room
Physician Wellness Center by Mary Goldman, DO & Shane Patterson, DO 8 am-4 pm Emerald A/B
Luncheon Product Theater by Legally Mine (non CME, you must pre-register) 12:15-1:15 pm Gerald R. Ford Ballroom
MOA Council of Interns & Residents Meeting 1-3 pm Pearl Room


7-8 am • Imperial Ballroom
Breakfast: Learn More as We Explore Dupixent; Nicole Chase, MD

Non-CME event sponsored by Sanofi & Regeneron

8 am - 1:15 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Morning Moderator: Francis Komara, DO, FACOFP
8-9 am • Pantlind Ballroom
Geriatric Pearls/Optimal Aging; Francis Komara, DO, FACOFP
Family Medicine, Geriatrics
McLaren Greater Lansing

9-10 am • Pantlind Ballroom
Collaborative Care and Behavioral Health Crisis Program; William Beecroft, MD, DLFAPA
Psychiatry; Medical Director, Behavioral Health
McLaren Greater Lansing, Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Michigan

10-10:15 am • Vandenberg Room
Break: Visit with Exhibitors
10:15-11:15 am • Pantlind Ballroom
Female Health Screening; David Boes, DO, FACOOG
Obstetrics & Gynecology
McLaren Greater Lansing, University of Michigan Health - West

11:15 am-12:15 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
GERD; Luke DeRoo, DO
University of Michigan Health - West

12:15-1:15 pm • Gerald R. Ford Room
Luncheon: Proper Use of Legal Entities for Lawsuit Protection and Tax Reduction; Jon Melton

This is a non-CME event sponsored by Legally Mine

1:15-6 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Afternoon Moderator: Elizabeth Swenor, DO
1:15-2 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
The Microbiome and Human Health Span; Elizabeth Swenor, DO
Family Medicine; Functional Medicine, Primary Care
Henry Ford Health

2-3 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Pre-Surgical Medical Optimization and Prehabilitation; Scott Russo, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery/Spine Surgery
Michigan State University, Spectrum Health

3-4 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Nutrition & Microbiome; Shana Krstevska, MD

Henry Ford Health


4-5 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
What I Wish I Learned in Medical School About Nutrition; Michael Klaper, MD (pre-recorded lecture)
Urgent Care Medicine
Moving Medicine Forward Initiative

5-6 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
The EAT-Lancet Commission; Walter Willett, MD (pre-recorded lecture)

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Breakfast 7-8 am Governor's Room
Amway Check Out 10:45 -11 am Amway front desk
Boxed Lunch pick up (preregistration required) 11:30 am-12 pm Pantlind Room


7 am-1:30 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Moderator: Mary Goldman, DO
7-8 am • Pantlind Ballroom
Medical-Dental Integration in Support of Overall Patient Health; Traci Dantzler, DDS
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana

8-9 am • Pantlind Ballroom
Post-COVID OMM, Benjamin Visger, DO
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine & Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Michigan State University, Spectrum Health, Mercy Health, North Ottawa Community Hospital

9-10:15 am • Pantlind Ballroom
An Osteopathic Perspective Following Surgical Birth, J’Aimee Lippert, DO
Family Medicine; Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

10:15-10:45 am • Pantlind Ballroom
OMM Billing & Coding, Shane Patterson, DO
Internal Medicine
Osteopathic Health Care Associates, Utica

REMINDER: Amway checkout
11-11:30 am • Pantlind Ballroom
OMM Billing & Coding (continued), Shane Patterson, DO
Internal Medicine
Osteopathic Health Care Associates, Utica

11:30 am
Working lunch (pick up pre-ordered boxed lunch)
11:30 am-12:30 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Psychiatry Post-COVID, Brooke Weingarden, DO, MPH
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Birmingham Maple Clinic, Authority Health Adjunct Preceptor

12:30-1:30 pm • Pantlind Ballroom
Physician Wellness, Miko Rose, DO, FNAOME
Chief of the Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Medicine at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Associate Professor and Program Director of the Joy Initiative Wellness Program at Michigan State University

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Delta Dental Sponsor



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CME Information and Requirements

Current AOA CME cycle 2022-2024   *Check your Michigan license renewal date as it may differ from AOA 3 year cycle

Accreditation Statement

AOA Credit
The Michigan Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Michigan Osteopathic Association designates the Autumn Scientific Convention for a maximum of 23 AOA Category 1-A Credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

AMA Credit

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MSUCOM designates this live activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Michigan CME Requirements

Michigan osteopathic physicians are required to complete 150 hours of continuing medical education in courses or programs approved by the board of which not less than 60 hours of the required 150 hours must be earned in osteopathic related courses or programs designated as either Category 1 (accredited) or Category 3 (residency) programs. Every osteopathic physician who is renewing his/her license should retain records documenting the completion of continuing education. Those documents should be retained for a period of 4 years from the date of application. Please visit for more information.

The continuing education requirements apply to every physician renewing a Michigan osteopathic license who held a license for the 3-year period immediately preceding the date the license expires. The requirements apply whether or not the physician is actively engaged in the practice of osteopathic. No one, including retired physicians, medical school faculty and resident physicians, is exempt from this requirement. 

For your Michigan licensure requirements, visit the Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery or contact them directly at 517-335-0918

CME Program Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy
Registrants for a Michigan Osteopathic Association continuing medical education program must submit requests for refunds in writing to the Association’s office. Requests for refunds must be received at least two weeks prior to the program and will entitle registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. You must notify MOA at least two weeks prior to the program to request a refund of the registration fees. Program brochures/registration forms and MOA web site shall include this information. 

Course Disclaimer
The Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. Courses of the MOA are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisors for such advice. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of the MOA. The MOA warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.

Grievance Policy
The MOA shall accept comment and criticism regarding its CME programs.  MOA shall address and resolve grievances regarding its CME activities.  A criticism or concern reported anonymously on CME evaluation forms shall not be deemed a grievance; however, such complaints will be reported to the CME speakers and will be presented to the MOA Education Committee for discussion, validation or resolution as appropriate and reported to the MOA Board of Trustees in the MOA Education Committee Board report.  A CME complaint or concern provided in writing or presented verbally by an identified individual registrant of an MOA CME program to an MOA CME official shall be deemed a grievance and shall be forwarded to the MOA Education Committee for resolution; CME speakers involved shall be notified of the concern.  The resolution shall be reported to the MOA Board in the MOA Education Committee Board report and followed by a letter to the aggrieved acknowledging the grievance and providing the actions taken to resolve the grievance.  If the MOA Education Committee is unable to resolve the issue, it shall be forwarded to the Board of Trustees for final disposition. Where possible and necessary the appropriate changes will be made and recorded in accordance with the MOA policy.

Online Education Privacy Statement
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), accredited providers that participate in CME activities on the Internet shall have a separate privacy policy for CME activities.

The CME programs offered by the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) respect and value your privacy and the confidentiality of the information you choose to share with us. We are committed to the protection of this information and will ensure your privacy when participating in CME activities on our website. (continued)

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Science Research Exhibit Competition

Online SRE directory available at

SRE competition 2017

MOA Autumn 2022 SRE Competition - October 29, 2022

The Michigan Osteopathic Association hosts a Scientific Research Exhibit (SRE) twice yearly. These competitions provide osteopathic medical students, residents, fellows and attending level physicians an opportunity to present their medical and scientific research to our profession. The SRE competition demonstrates the very best of what osteopathic medicine is and reaffirms the profession’s commitment to the advancement of science in osteopathic medicine.

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Special thanks to our Gold Sponor, Novo Nordisk! Your partnership helps the MOA host programs like the SRE that is the foundation for the next generation of physicians. 


Special thanks to our Strategic Partners for helping the MOA provide programs like the Autumn Scientific Convention. 





Connect to one of the fastest-growing health care professions in the country. Over the past 30 years, the number of osteopathic physicians (DOs) practicing in the U.S. has more than tripled. The MOA Autumn Convention will be in person or virtual format and will feature several channels for exhibitors to connect with attendees. 

For more information, contact:
Cyndi Earles 
Email Contact Form
Phone: 517/512-4307
Exhibitor Prospectus

Learning Center

To better serve our members, the MOA has developed an online platform for CME sessions. The MOA Learning Center utilizes the CE21 Learning Management System to deliver CME sessions and document credits with evaluations. The MOA will offer both live events and on demand sessions using the same great speakers who would normally be presenters at in-person conventions. Once you have used the Learning Center you will have a profile established that will allow you to access available sessions, view speaker profiles and track CME credits gained through the system. Please visit the Learning Center for directory of CME course offerings.
Reminder: Your account with the MOA website ( is separate from the Learning Center. 


Online privacy statement
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), accredited providers that participate in CME activities on the Internet shall have a separate privacy policy for CME activities.

The CME programs offered by the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) respect and value your privacy and the confidentiality of the information you choose to share with us. We are committed to the protection of this information and will ensure your privacy when participating in CME activities on our website.

You may visit the MOA Learning Center website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. If you choose to provide personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified) it will only be used to support your relationship with the Learning Center programs.

The MOA Learning Center provides this online privacy statement to inform you of our privacy policy and practices and of the available choices of how your information is collected and used. This statement is available on the MOA Learning Center website with a link in the right-side navigation panel of every CME page.

What We Collect
We may collect the following information when you visit our website:

The type of browser and operating system on which that browser is operating
The pages that were visited and the date and time of that visit
We use this data to better understand how our site is navigated and to modify and improve the site.

We do use cookies–a small line of text stored with your web browser. Since webpage requests are stateless in that each request is a completely independent transaction, the cookies remember you between requests. No personal information is stored in the cookie.

Information Collected When you Register
If you decide to register for one of our course offerings through the the MOA Learning Center, we will collect personal information that you voluntarily share with us. This information is transferred using a Secure Socket Layer Certificate (SSL) using secure encryption technology.

In addition to using this data for registration and entry into our database, we may use this information to contact you with email updates when new material is posted to the site. You may change your status regarding this notification at any time or you can contact us to change it.

We keep confidential any personal information that you provide to us. This information includes your name, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone number. The personal information you provide is stored in a secure location and only authorized people are able to access it. We do not share our registrants' information with other institutions, except as may be required by law.

If a fee is charged and registrants can pay online, we ask for credit card information. These transactions are encrypted with an SSL certificate before transmission over the Internet.

Information Collected When You Participate in a CME Activity
The MOA Learning Center will collect attendance and evaluation information with every CME activity. We may ask participants to complete an attestation and to evaluate the CME activity providing feedback to us on the educational value of the activity.

How We Use It
The MOA Learning Center uses your information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, to communicate with you, to send CME credit information through email, to update you on CME offerings and topic updates, and to personalize our website for you.

The MOA Learning Center will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without notifying you and offering you a choice.

The MOA Learning Center is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. As described above, we use encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information.

Changes in Policy
As the MOA Learning Center site changes and grows, we may collect additional information or may use information in different ways. If our information practices change, we will modify this policy statement. When it does, we will post a notice on the MOA website to inform visitors of this change.

Links to other Websites
The MOA Learning Center CME programs are housed on a server and on websites not owned by the MOA. Those websites may contain additional privacy policies that are different from ours. The MOA is not responsible for information presented on websites outside of our control.