SATURDAY, September 28

Plenary Sessions & Events

6:30 am Registration Opens
6:30 am – 7:15 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:15 am – 8:15 am WOEMA President’s Address
Leslie Israel, DO
WOEMA Annual Business Meeting/Rutherford T. Johnstone Award Lecture
T. Warner Hudson, III, MD, FAAFP,
Jean Spencer Felton Award
Rupali Das, MD, MPH, FACOEM
Click here for more information on awards and past recipients
8:15 am – 8:45 am ACOEM President’s Address
Ron Loeppke, MD
8:45 am – 9:45 am Disaster Management: A Military Approach to Preparedness
Skip Burkle, MD
9:50 am – 10:30 am Telemedicine:
Making a Difference
At Home and Abroad
Peter Vasquez, MD
10:30 am – 11:00 am Break/Exhibits
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Case Discussions
Catching the “Yellow Flag”
Zhong Ling, MD
Etiology for Radicular Extremity Symptoms
Traumatic Brain Injury — When to Worry
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Lectures
(boxed lunches available for purchase)
Choose from the following topics of interest:
State Legislative Updates & Roundtable Discussions
Bob Blink, MD and Anne Searcy, MD
History of Leprosy in Hawaii
Vernon Ansdell, MD
1:15 pm – 1:55 pm Evidence on Work-Related Causation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
David Rempel, MD
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm How the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model Will Affect You: Controversies and Practicalities for Occupational Medicine
Fred Fung, MD and Ron Loeppke, MD
2:50 pm – 3:10 pm Break
3:10 pm – 3:45 pm Assessing Current Health Threats from Past Exposure to Novel Agents: Lessons Learned from Military Occupations
Joanna Gaitens, PhD, RN; Stella Hines, MD, MSPH; Melissa McDiarmid, MD; Katherine Squibb, PhD
3:50 pm – 4:25 pm Factoring Happiness into
the Productivity Equation:
Your Patients and You!
Les Kertay, PhD
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Late-Breaking News
Walter Newman, Jr., MD
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks
Bernyce Peplowski, DO, WOHC 2013 Conference Chair; Leslie Israel, DO, WOEMA President 2013; Erik Won, DO, Chair, WOHC 2014 – San Diego; Ellyn McIntosh, MD, WOEMA President 2014