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Virtual Conference

Simply CME 4: A Potpourri of Topics for the Practicing Physician


Total Credits: 8 including 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 8 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)



Description

This program is co-sponsored by the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association, Maine Osteopathic Association, Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Ohio Osteopathic Association, Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon, and the Washington Osteopathic Medical Association. Each is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

This program has been designated for a maximum of eight (8) AOA Category 1-A credits by the co-sponsors who have authorized the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons to report CME and specialty credits to the AOA commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

MAOPS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MAOPS designates this conference for a maximum of eight (8) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure: The Simply CME Committee consisting of representatives from the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA), Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA), Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS), Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA), Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon (OPSO), and the Washington Osteopathic Medical Association (WOMA) has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

AOA Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to the MAOPS Executive Director, who will forward said grievance to the Simply CME Committee that is made up of the executive directors from the co-sponsoring states.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

Faculty

Matthew Bechtold, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE, FASPEN's Profile

Matthew Bechtold, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE, FASPEN Related Seminars and Products


Dr. Matthew Bechtold is a Professor of Clinical Medicine and Clinical Gastroenterologist practicing general gastroenterology and nutrition at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Bechtold completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Missouri - Columbia & Harry S. Truman Veterans' Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.  He is a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Dr. Bechtold is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Despite a busy clinical schedule, Dr. Bechtold has published over 100 articles in outcomes research, nutrition, enteral access, and preventative strategies. He is actively involved in multiple national societies and serves as a member and chair on multiple national committees. He has been a national speaker on gastroenterology, quality improvement, and nutrition topics. He is very passionate about gastrointestinal diseases, nutrition, and quality improvement.

Dr. Bechtold discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Dawn C Dillinger, DO's Profile

Dawn C Dillinger, DO Related Seminars and Products


Dr. Dawn Dillinger is a Pediatrician at Child Care Consultants in Columbus, Ohio, where she has worked since 2007. She graduated summa cum laude from Mount Saint Clair College in Clinton, Iowa. She then completed her Doctor of Osteopathy degree at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. She completed both her internship and pediatric residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Dillinger also completed a fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM). She is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio. Dr. Dillinger is board certified in Pediatrics by the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Dillinger received the William I. Linder DO Advocate Award in 2021 from the Columbus Osteopathic Association for outstanding contributions to the osteopathic profession. She has two teenage boys and spends a lot of her time doing outdoor activities. 

Dr. Dillinger discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Howard Glass, DO, FACC, FACOI's Profile

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Dr. Howard Glass is presently serving as Chief of Cardiology at Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay, Oregon. He is board certified in Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  Dr. Glass is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Zieger-Botsford Osteopathic Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan and his fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan.  He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Osteopathic Internists.

Before moving to his current position in Oregon, he was a Clinical Professor in Cardiology at the New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine, where he taught from 1989 to 2016. He was on staff at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine as a member of the division of cardiology for twenty-five years while practicing general invasive, non-interventional cardiology. Dr. Glass has lectured extensively at numerous osteopathic conventions. He has been involved in clinical cardiac research and participated in various National Institute of Health (NIH) sponsored trials, with the most recent being a wearable stethoscope.

He lives with his wife, Pam. Together, they have five children and two grandchildren. He has sailed the Maine coast in his 32-foot sloop, Simbaya, and enjoys fly fishing, hiking, and reading.

Dr. Glass discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

 


Howard Graitzer, DO, FACOI's Profile

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Dr. Howard Graitzer had a solo geriatric practice in Portland, Oregon, for 21 years until 2014. He then became an independent contractor and attending physician in Skilled Nursing Facilities for the Kaiser Permanente Geriatric and Long-Term Care Division until 2018. He is currently volunteering as an attending physician for End of Life Choices Oregon (EOLCOR) for patients undergoing medical aid in dying. Dr. Graitzer attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Zieger-Botsford Hospitals in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He then completed a mini-residency in Geriatric Medicine at the California Geriatric Education Center at the University of California in Los Angeles. Dr. Graitzer is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Graitzer serves on several education committees for the Oregon Geriatrics Society and is a co-founder of OGS. He also served as a multi-facility medical director for 30 years. Dr. Graitzer co-authored a chapter for a geriatric nursing textbook called "Medications in the Elderly." He has also served as co-principal investigator for a phase III clinical trial on a new pain delivery system (buprenorphine patch). In 2003, he received the Women's Health and Wellness Award from the AOA, and in 2015, he was named the "Physician of the Year" by the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon (OPSO).

Dr. Graitzer discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Kelley J. Joy, DO's Profile

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Dr. Kelley Joy is Vice-Chair and Associate Professor in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri, where she teaches clinical skills to all medical students, especially those in years one and two. She is board certified in Family Medicine and OMT by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. She graduated from Oklahoma State University – College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she developed a passion for all aspects of medicine. This led her to choose a combined Family Medicine and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine residency at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri.

After completing her residency in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri, Dr. Joy started a private practice in Pryor, Oklahoma, close to her childhood home in southeast Kansas. She found joy in providing complete family care, from delivering babies to geriatric care. After several years of practice, Dr. Joy discovered her second passion: teaching. She joined the Oklahoma State University – College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty as an Assistant Professor. This opportunity combined her love of caring for patients while inspiring and educating the nation's future physicians.

In 2017, she moved to her current position at KCU. She lives with her family in Joplin, Missouri. In her free time, she enjoys reading and quilting.

Dr. Joy discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients relative to the content of this presentation. 


Thomas Miller, DO, MPH's Profile

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Dr. Thomas Miller is currently an Assistant Professor at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, Washington. He is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Practice. He hails from Montana, where he grew up and earned his bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Biology at the College of Great Falls (Now the University of Providence) in Great Falls, Montana. He then moved to Michigan, where he graduated with his doctor of osteopathy degree from Michigan State University College Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Miller completed his internship at Mt. Clemens General Hospital in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, before beginning his 20-year Air Force career. While in the Air Force, he completed his residency in Family Practice and was the Chief Resident at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He was a Staff Physician at the Creighton University Family Practice Residency for one year and then was moved by the Air Force. His main occupations in the Air Force were Family Medicine and Flight Medicine, taking him to five continents involving multiple combat tours. In 2003, Dr. Miller earned a Master of Public Health with an emphasis in Occupational Medicine from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

After he retired from the Air Force, Dr. Miller worked for U.S. Healthworks in Spokane, Washington doing Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine for ten years until he moved to Kennewick, Washington. While in the Tri-cities, Dr. Miller worked for HPMC Occupational Medical Services, a contractor for the Department of Energy at Hanford. He then accepted an Assistant Professor position at Heritage University. During his five-year tenure at Heritage University in Toppenish, Washington, Dr. Miller taught in the Physician Assistant and Master of Arts in Medical Science programs. During these five years, he also assisted in clinical skills for one day a week at Pacific Northwest University in Yakima, Washington, where he now teaches exclusively for the past academic year.  He is also an ordained Deacon at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Yakima, Washington.

Dr. Miller discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Jennifer Thompson, DO's Profile

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Dr. Jennifer Thompson is a transplant-trained nephrologist in Des Moines, Iowa, and is a partner at Iowa Kidney Physicians. She specializes in general and transplant nephrology.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Thompson received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Austin College in Sherman, Texas, and then a Master of Biomedical Sciences from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. She went on to graduate from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Thompson completed an Internal Medicine residency at Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas. She then left Texas behind and moved to Charleston, South Carolina, to complete a nephrology fellowship and then a transplant nephrology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She was an Associate Clinical Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina in the Transplant Nephrology Section. Dr. Thompson was then recruited to Iowa to help grow the transplant program at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. She is also an adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor for the Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa.

Dr. Thompson's philosophy of care is to approach every patient as a whole being rather than a collection of diseases. She also recognizes that an informed patient is an engaged patient, so she makes an extra effort to make sure the patient understands their diagnosis and the reasoning behind the plan of care. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.  She especially enjoys vising national parks. 

Dr. Thompson discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Shannon Trotter, DO, FAAD, FAOCD's Profile

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Dr. Shannon Trotter earned a Bachelor's Degree in biology with a minor in psychology from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. She graduated medical school from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio in 2006. Following medical school, she completed a dermatology residency at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens, Georgia, where she served as chief resident. After residency, Dr. Trotter completed a fellowship in cutaneous oncology at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. She then was the Director of the Pigmented Lesion Clinic at the Ohio State University from 2011-2017. She is currently in private practice with Dermatologists of Central States and the Associate Program Director for the OhioHealth Dermatology Residency Program in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Trotter is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. Dr. Trotter is board certified in Dermatology by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology.

Dr. Trotter has several clinical interests, including prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer and health policy and advocacy. She is a past president of the Ohio Dermatological Association and served on the American Academy of Dermatology State Society Relationships Committee. In addition, she is a District 2 Councilor for the Ohio State Medical Association and an alternate delegate to the American Medical Association. Dr. Trotter is the recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology's Presidential Citation Award in 2017, the Ohio Dermatological Association's Distinguished Service Award in 2018, and the Ohio Osteopathic Association's Mentor of the Year Award in 2021. She has been recognized nationally for being in the top ten percent of physicians for patient satisfaction.

Outside the office, Dr. Trotter enjoys reading, traveling, and baking. In addition, she also loves public speaking and helping patients understand the importance of skin health. Her favorite part of the day is spending time with her family and Shetland sheepdog, Charlie.

Dr. Trotter discloses that she received speaker fees from Castle Biosciences, Amgen, Pfizer, and Sun Pharmaceuticals. She also discloses that she is a consultant and has received research support from Castle Biosciences. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.


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