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,
FACOEM
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