2020: 118th Annual CME Conference

  • 04 Dec 2020
  • 7:00 AM (EST)
  • 08 Jan 2021
  • 10:00 PM (EST)
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WVOMA ‘s FIRST VIRTUAL CME Conference   December 4, 5, 6, 2020

Program Learning Objectives

At the completion of the program, attendees will be able to:

1. Improve their diagnostic skills.

2. Explain and implement current treatment guidelines and protocols.

3. Evaluate pharmacodynamics of patient management.

4. Modify current behavior of patients to improve health and wellness.

5. Identify practice changes that will improve outcomes.

In addition, specific learning objectives are developed for each presentation and will be provided on the virtual conference platform.

Credit Designation

West Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association (WVOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WVOMA designates this program for a maximum of 21.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

FRIDAY 12/4/2020           

7:00              Welcome        Rick Greco, DO, FACOI, Program Director, WVOMA

7:00-8:30       Prevention of Medical Errors          Robert Hasty, DO, FACOI, FACP

8:30-9:30       Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist        Rebecca Schmidt, DO

9:30-10:30     COVID-19: Pandemic of Medical Hesitancy & Anti-Science   Joyce Perfetti, DO

10:30-11:30    Not all that coughs is COVID Ken Woods, DO, MPH

11:30-12:00  Break

12:00-1:00    The latest on COVID protocols         Fred Kerns, MD

1:00-2:00       Hiding in Plain Sight: Cardiac Amyloidosis Christopher Bianco, DO

2:00-3:00     Vaccines update         Stan Grogg, DO


SATURDAY 12/5/2020

7:00-8:00        Opiod Use Disorders: Impact on the Mother/Infant Dyad   Michelle Neff, DO

8:00-9:00        Psoriasis: Subtypes & treatment      Suresh Menon, MD

9:00-10:00     Dermatology case-based Pearls      Erica Varga Ghareeb, MD

10:00-11:30   Scholarly Activity: WVSOM/ Research Posters     

11:30-12:00     Break

12:00-1:00      Self Compassion for Physicians       Jonna Garvin, PhD

1:00-2:30      Endocrine ECHO program    Jen Giordano, DO

2:00-3:00       Diagnosis of Common Hand Disorders       Paul Ghareeb, MD


SUNDAY 12/6/2020

7:30-8:30    New E and M codes for primary care          John Bulger, DO

8:30-10:00    WV Update: laws & legislation regarding controlled substances

Jim Adams, DO & Ernie Miller, DO **WV Licensing Requirement

10:00-12:00    Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits  Annette Caron, DO **WV Licensing Requirement

NOTE: An Asynchronous Scholarly activity: Research with MSOPTI will be available throughout the conference for 3 hours of CME credit

Total Category 1-A CME Hours: 22

120th Annual Meeting & CME CONFERENCE


November 3,4,5,6, 2022

    22 hours CME*

THANK YOU to our sponsor: The WV Medical Professionals Health Program

Thursday         November 3:  5:30 Registration opens COLONIAL TERRACE

5:30-7:30 pm  Welcome reception featuring the Ramp Supper Band COLONIAL TERRACE

Friday November 4:  ALL classes and luncheon will be held at the campus of WVSOM in nearby Lewisburg. There will be a shuttle bus from the Greenbrier leaving promptly at 7:35 am

                        8:00 am:   Welcome: Program Director Rick Greco, DO

                        8-9am: CME: New HF Therapies: George Sokos, DO

9-10 am CME: LGBTQ +: Allyship in Primary Care and Why it Matters: Jessica McColley, DO

10-10:15   Exhibit break

10:15-11:00    CME: Topic pending: Sherri Young, DO

11:00-12:00    CME:  WV Health Information Network: Sonia Chambers

12:00-2:00   Luncheon sponsored by the WVSOM Alumni Association

2:00-5:00 CME: OMM Workshop: Charles McClung, DO                                                           


Saturday November 5:  Classes & Luncheon will be held in Eisenhower conference area.

                        8-9       CME: TMS for depression: Carlos Lowell, DO

                        9-10     CME:  Terrorism & Mass Shootings: Jane Daugherty-Luck, DO

10-10:15 Exhibit Break

                        10:15-11:15   CME: Topic Pending; Sherri Young, DO

11:15-12:15  CME: Trans medicine in the primary care setting: Jessica McColley, DO

12:15-1:15     CME: Stroke: Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery: John Dahdah, DO

1:15-2:30 Luncheon: CME; WVOMA General meeting; Installation of officers

Michael Robie, DO President; Michael Antolini, DO President elect

2:30-3:30   CME WV Politics: Tom Susman, TSG Consultants                       

                        6:30     WVSOM Golden Jubilee Gala: For tickets visit https://www.wvsom.edu/form/alumni-jubilee-week

SUNDAY           November 6  

                        Enjoy your morning and travel safely on your trip home.

The remaining CME hours will be available online after the conference, in addition to Student and Resident research projects.        



400 North Lee Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
Phone 304-793-6842 | Toll Free 800-356-7836 ext. 6842 | Fax 304-647-6211
Penny Fioravante, Executive Director  penny@wvoma.org

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