Mid Year Meeting


May 4-7, 2017 in Hollywood Beach, FL

We are excited to announce that this year’s conference will be held May 4th-7th at the Margaritaville Beach Resort in beautiful Hollywood Beach, Florida! We have a fantastic schedule planned for this year including a lecture from the very well known Dr. Braddom, in addition to many more. The program for our conferences includes lectures that are designed specifically for residents.

We are also excited to offer introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound and introduction to electrodiagnostics workshops led by Dr. Primack and his marvelous staff. This is just a small portion of the great things we have planned and we would love for you to join us! Scroll down for more information.

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We have negotiated fabulous room rates beginning

at $189.00 per night at Margaritaville Beach Resort

Group Code of OST0420 must be entered under "Group Code" to obtain discounted group room rate.  To reserve by calling the Reservation Center, please dial (844) 562-5625.


Resident Course Agenda

COURSE AGENDA (Subject to Change)

* RED Highlights Resident Sessions
* CME is not applicable for resident lectures

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
1:00-5:00pm Executive Council Meeting
3:00-5:00pm Registration
3:00-5:00pm Exhibitor Set Up

Thursday, May 4, 2017
7:00-8:00am Registration
8:00-10:00am Exhibitor Set Up
8:00-10:00am Poster Set Up
7:45am Opening Remarks
8:00-8:30am CME Session
8:30-9:00am  Testosterone Replacement Therapy by Irving Haber, DO
9:00-9:30am Natural Homeopathic Medicines & Vitamins by Jose Diaz, DO
9:30- 10:00am Scoliosis Management by Mark Fishman, DO
10:00-10:30am Exhibitor Hours
10:30-12:00 Protecting Prescribing Practices by Warren Rivera
12:00-1:30 Lunch On Your Own
1:30-2:30pm Detoxification of Opioids/Benzadiazepines by Sanford Silverman, MD
2:30-3:30pm Medical Marijuana by Penelope Ziegler, MD
3:30-4:00pm Exhibitor Hours
4:00-4:45pm Medical Acupuncture by Bao Pham, MD
4:45-5:30pm Ketamine Therapy by Robert Kent, DO
5:30-6:15pm  Spinal Cord Stimulation Indications by Nilusha Fernando, DO
6:30-7:30pm President's Welcome Reception with Exhibits and Posters

Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00-9:00am  Lower Extremity Neuropathy by Randall Braddom, MD
9:00-10:00am TBD by Ronald Tolchin, DO
10:00-10:30am Exhibitor Hours
10:30-11:15am  Practice Management: Negotiating Your Employment Contract by David A. Zarett, Esq.

11:15-12:00  Pediatric Physiatry by Dr. Seema Khurana from University of Miami
12:00-1:30 Lunch On Your Own
12:00-1:30 AOCPMR Fellows Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
1:30-2:30pm  Myoelectric Prosthetics from a PMR Perspective by Dr. Bryan Loeffler
2:30-3:30pm  Evidence Based OMT by Dr. David Boelser
3:30-4:00pm Exhibit Hours
4:00-4:45pm Improving Outcomes in TBI by Meilani Mapa, MD

4:45-5:30pm TBD by Dr. Jacobs

5:30pm Program Adjourns for the Day

Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00-8:45am  Workshop: OMT of the Shoulder
8:45-9:15am  Workshop: Examination of the Shoulder
9:15-10:00am Workshop: MSK of the Shoulder

10:00-10:30am Exhibitor Hours
10:30-11:00am Poster Presentations
11:15-12:00 Job, Fellowship & Residency Fair
12:00-1:30 Lunch On Your Own
1:30-3:00pm Practice Management by David A. Zarett, Esquire
3:00pm Program Adjourns for the Day
3:00-5:00pm Team Building Activity
Memorial Hospital’s Rehabilitation Institute in Hollywood FL with Alan Novick, MD
Water Sport Activity (Flow Rider)
Other TBD

6:00-10:00pm Murray Klein Memorial Member Dinner

Sunday, May 7, 2017
8:00-10:00am  Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop: Diagnostic & Interventional Techniques for the Hip
10:00-10:15am Break
10:15-12:15noon  Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop: Diagnostic & Interventional Techniques for the Hip
12:15 Program Adjourns

General Information

The AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education has approved this CME activity for 24 AOA Category 1-A CME credits,

Margaritaville Beach Resort
Hollywood Beach, FL

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We have negotiated fabulous room rates for our Mid Year Meeting & Scientific Seminar beginning at $189.00 per night at Margaritaville Beach Resort.

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For more information or to reserve your space, please contact Lindsay via email (lindsay@aocpmr.org) or by dialing (610) 664-4466.