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WOHC 2014 Schedule

Wednesday, September 17

Post-Graduate Sessions, Worksite Tour & Special Events

8:00 am – 12:00 pm (PG-1)
Opioid Workshop: When “Just Say No” Is Not Enough – Health-Focused Discussions with Patients Seeking Opioids 

8:00 am – 3:00 pm (WST-1)
Solar Turbines Facility Tour

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (PG-2)
Occ Med Screening Tools: Bread & Butter 

Thursday, September 18

Post-Graduate Sessions, Worksite Tour & Special Events

7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Golf Tournament — Coronado Island Golf Course

8:00 am – 12:00 pm (PG-3)
Power Ortho – “Walk the WOHC” – Foot, Ankle, and Gait

8:00 am – 12:00 pm (WST-2)
Aircraft Maintenance Facility Tour

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tennis Tournament — Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Guest / Spouse Activity — Balboa Park

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (PG-4)
Procedures – Wound Closure & Slit lamps

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception — Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa

Friday, September 19

Plenary Sessions & Special Events

7:00 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 am – 8:10 am
Chair’s Welcome
Erik Won, DO, WOHC 2014 Conference Chair

8:10 am – 8:40 am
Ebola Virus Late Breaking News
T. Warner Hudson, III, MD, FAAFP, FACOEM

8:45 am – 9:30 am
Public Health Updates for the OEM Provider
Mark Russi, MD

9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Guest / Spouse Activity – Trolley Tour of San Diego

9:30 am – 10:15 am
Border Health, Public Health Perspectives
Edith Lederman, MD

10:15 am – 10:45 am
Break / Exhibits

10:50 am – 11:35 am
Iatrogenic Consequences of Early MRI
Glenn Pransky, MD

11:35 am– 12:20 pm
Occupational Eye Injuries
Kirk T. Harmon, MD

12:30 pm – 1:10 pm
CME Lunch Sessions (choose one):
Mobile Medical Technology
Constantine J. Gean, MD

Med-Legal Occupational Medicine – Legal Panel
Lynell Brown; Wayne Peate, MD

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
DOT Update
Elaine Papp, RN

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Using Evidence-Based Medicine to Treat Workers
Rupali Das, MD; Kurt Hegmann, MD

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Break / Exhibits

3:45 pm – 4:25 pm
Lifestyle Medicine: Tackling the Chronic Disease Epidemic
Wayne Dysinger, MD

4:25 pm – 4:30 pm
Closing Comments
Erik Won, DO, WOHC 2014 Conference Chair

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
WOEMA Signature Event
Hotel del Coronado Dinner & Dancing

Saturday, September 20

Plenary Sessions & Special Events

7:00 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 am – 8:30 am
WOEMA President’s Remarks
Ellyn McIntosh, MD

ACOEM Presidential Address / TBI Guidelines
Kathryn Mueller, MD

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Wellness: RAND Study Best Practices
Pam Hymel, MD; Soeren Mattke, MD

9:30 am – 10:15 am
Insurance: ACA and ACO – Sharing Pilot Programs
Fred Fung, MD

10:15 am – 10:45 am
Break / Exhibits

10:45 am – 11:30 am
Dermatology: An Occupational Focus
Heather P. Lampel, MD

11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Opioids for Chronic, Non-Cancer Pain: Science, Policy & Best Practice in a Rapidly Changing Landscape
Gary Franklin, MD

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
CME Lunch Session:
Legislative Round Table Updates
Moderators: Robert C. Blink, MD and Don Schinske

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
WOEMA Annual Business Meeting, Election & Awards Presentation

Rutherford T. Johnstone Award Lecture: James P. Seward, MD, MPP, MMM, FACOEM
Jean Spencer Felton Award: Raymond K. Meister, MD, MPH

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Physician Metrics: ACA & Whether Data
Analytics/Metrics are helpful. Causation vs. Association – “Scorecard” Debate
David Deitz, MD; Alex Swedlow, MHSA

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Environmental Toxicology — Pesticides and Bee Colony Collapse
Lt. Marcus McDonough; Paul J. Papanek, Jr, MD

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Closing Speaker: Workplace Violence and Threat Management
Eugene Rugala, (Retired) FBI Special Agent – Unit Chief,
Behavioral Analysis Unit 1 (Criminal Profiler)

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Late Breaking News

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Closing Remarks
Erik Won, DO, WOHC 2014 Conference Chair,
Scott Krasner, MD, Chair, WOHC 2015 – Tucson
Peter Vasquez, MD, WOEMA President 2015

5:40 pm
Baseball Game at PetCo Park
San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres
*Advance ticket purchase required


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Post Graduate Sessions and Worksite Tours

Networking and Special Events

Exhibit and Commercial Support Opportunities

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