MidYear – Slide



April 9-12, 2015 in San Antonio, TX


  • 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

Course Director & Faculty

Course Agenda

* RED Highlights Resident Sessions

* CME is not applicable for resident lectures. 

(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
6:30am-9:00am Executive Council Meeting
8:00-9:00am Exhibit Hours
9:00am-10:00am Regenerative Medicine of the Spine by Shounuck Patel, DO
10:00am-10:45am Regenerative Medicine Panel Discussion with Scott Primack, DO, Paul S. Saenz, DO, Shounuck Patel, DO
10:45am-11:00am Exhibit Hours
11:00am-12:00pm Fluoroscopy & Radiation Safety (1 Hour Certification)
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch On Your Own
1:30pm-2:15pm Pearls in Procedure Coding (OMT and Injections)
2:15pm-3:00pm Pain Medicine CAQ Update
3:00pm-3:30pm Exhibit Hours
3:30pm-4:15pm Osteopathic Approach to Lower Back Pain
4:15pm-5:00pm Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
6:30pm-10:00pm Murray Klein Memorial Member Social Dinner

Saturday, April 11, 2015
7:00am-8:00am Exhibit Hours
8:00am-9:00am Low Back Pain and Determining the Pain Generator
9:00am-10:00am Interventional Spine Procedures
10:00am-10:45am Spine Surgeon’s Approach
10:45am-11:00am Exhibit Hours
11:00am-12:00pm Treating Pain with the New Endoscopic Technique
12:00pm-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
7:00am-8:00am  Exhibit Hours
8:00am-10:00am MSK Ultrasound Workshop: Diagnostic Shoulder Sonography by Scott Primack, DO
10:00am-10:15am Exhibit Hours
10:15am-12:15pm MSK Ultrasound Workshop: Interventional Shoulder Procedures by Scott Primack, DO
12:15pm Closing Remarks
12:30pm Program Adjourns

General Information


Job Fair Application

Fellowship and Residency Fair Application

The American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve the following CME activities for __ AOA Category 1-A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

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.

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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.