MidYear – Slide



April 9-12, 2015 in San Antonio, TX

An Absolute Don't Miss Event!!!


  • Earn up to 29 AOA Category 1A CME Credit Hours
  • Medical Fitness Home: Incorporating PMR into the Evolving Healthcare System
  • Sports Medicine and PMR
  • Pre Conference Workshop on Increasing Revenues with Outcome Measures
  • OMT Diagnosis and Treatment Workshop



  • MSK US Diagnostic and Interventional Workshop with Cadavers
  • Orthobiologics and Regenerative Medicine: Applications to PMR, Musculoskeletal and Pain Medicine
  • Fluoroscopy and Radiation Safety with AOCPMR Certification
  • Pearls in Coding and Billing for Office Visits and Procedures
  • Medical Fitness Home: Incorporating PMR into the Evolving Healthcare System


  • National Conference Designed Exclusively for Medical Students Interested in PMR
  • Expert Advice on Securing a PMR Residency from PMR Resident Directors
  • Skilled Guidance from Current PMR Residents Who Share Experiences and Expectations
  • MSK US Diagnostic and Interventional Workshop with Cadavers
  • Direct Access to Physiatrists, Residents and Medical Students in Professional and Social Settings

Program Chairs & Faculty

Conference Schedule

(Subject to Change)

Thursday, April 9, 2015
8:00-9:00am Registration
9:00am - 2:00pm Pre Conference Workshop: Outcome Measures by Scott Primack, DO, FAOCPMR
1:30-3:00pm Registration
1:30-3:00 Exhibit Hours
2:00-2:15pm Opening Remarks
2:15-3:00pm Low Back Pain – Sorting Out the Pain Generators by David S. Fitch, DO, MS, PT
3:00-3:45pm  Treating Pain with the New Endoscopic Technique by John Yarjinian, DO
3:45-5:00pm Cervical Spine Injuries in Sports by Daniel Santa Maria, MD
5:00-6:30pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER: My 25 Years as a Jock Doc by Paul S. Saenz, DO, San Antonio Spurs Team Physician

6:30-7:30pm President's Welcome Reception Honoring Leonard B. Kamen, DO, FAOCPMR

Friday, April 10, 2015
6:00-10:00am Executive Council Breakfast Meeting
8:00-9:00am Breakfast and Exhibit Hours
9:00 - 10:00am Regenerative Medicine for Treatment of the Spine by Shounuck Patel, DO
10:00-10:45am Regenerative Medicine Panel Discussion with Paul Saenz, DO and Shounuck Patel, DO
10:45-11:00am Exhibit Hours
12:00-1:30pm Lunch On Your Own
12:00-1:30pm Fellows Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
12:00-1:30pm New Physician Committee Luncheon Sponsored by Finity Group
1:30-2:30pm  Introduction to Neuroprolotherapy by Cheryl Hayes, DO
2:30-3:30pm Neuroprolotherapy Practicum by Cheryl Hayes, DO
3:30-4:00pm Exhibit Hours
4:00-4:45pm Practice Management Quality Improvement by Rishi Bakshi, DO
4:45-5:30pm Practice Management Quality Improvement Workshop by Rishi Bakshi, DO

6:00-6:30 Leadership Circle Cocktail Reception (By Invitation Only)
6:30-10:00pm Murray Klein Memorial Member Social Dinner

Saturday, April 11, 2015
7:000-8:00am Breakfast and Exhibit Hours
7:00-8:00am Poster Presentation Set Up
8:00 - 9:00am Interventional Spine Procedures by Pablo Zeballos, DO
9:00-10:00am To Cut or Not to Cut: Considering the Spine Surgeon's Perspective in Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy by Samuel Yoakum, DO
10:00-10:45am Focal Limb Spasticity Management by Susan J. Kim, DO
10:45-11:00am Exhibit Hours
11:00-12:00 Differential Diagnosis and Electrical Evaluation of Ulnar Nerve Lesions by Mitchell Freedman, DO
12:00-1:30pm Lunch On Your Own
1:30-2:00pm Introduction to Medical Fitness Home as a Model for Healthcare by Robert S. Gotlin, DO, FAOCPMR
2:00-2:30pm The Medical Fitness Difference: A Holistic Approach to Population Health Management by Robert D. Boone, FMFA, FACHE
2:30-3:15pm The Health & Wellness Outpatient Delivery Model: Motivation, Keys to Success and Meaningful Trends by Douglas A. Ribley, MS, FMFA
3:15-4:00 Osteopathic Medical Fitness Center in an Osteopathic Academic Health Center by Silvia Ferretti, DO
4:00-4:30 The Medical Fitness Home Panel Discussion Featuring the Afternoon Speakers
4:30-6:00pm Residency, Fellowship and Job Fair
6:00-7:00pm Poster Presentations

Sunday, April 12, 2015
7:000-8:00am Breakfast and Exhibit Hours
8:00-10:00am Fieldside OMT: Management of the Acutely Injured Athlete Led by Sajid Surve, DO10:00-10:15am Exhibit Hours
10:15-12:15noon Fieldside OMT: Management of the Acutely Injured Athlete Led by Sajid Surve, DO
12:15pm Closing Remarks
12:30pm Program Adjourns

General Information


Job Fair Application

Fellowship and Residency Fair Application

The AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education has approved this CME activity for 29 AOA Category 1-A CME credits.

Omni La Mansion Del Rio
112 College Street
San Antonio, TX  78205
(210) 518-1000

Airport Information
Attendees are encouraged to fly into San Antonio Airport and take a shuttle or rent a car to get to the Omni La Mansion Hotel.

Shuttle Information
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Driving Information
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We have negotiated fabulous room rates for our Mid Year Meeting and Scientific Seminar beginning at $199.00 per night at the Omni La Mansion Del Rio.

 Click here to make a reservation


Exhibitor Information


Please join us in beautiful in San Antonio, TX  this April 9-12, 2015. Your participation as an exhibitor connects you with a network of leading physiatrists from across the country.  Exhibiting with the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provides a terrific opportunity to interact with our physicians in a casual setting allowing you to introduce yourself and familiarize them with your products and services. Our physicians are on the cutting edge of technology and are engaged in the marketplace while eager to learn how to help and best serve their patients. Exhibit space is limited to maintain an intimate atmosphere and provide quality and friendly in-person and relationship building time with the doctors. We invite and encourage you to review the attached materials detailing the opportunity to exhibit with and/or sponsor our organization by CLICKING HERE.

For more information or to reserve your space, please contact Stephanie Wilson via email (stephanie.wilson@aocpmr.org) or by dialing (908) 387-1750.