Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention Schedule

Schedule subject to change

All times are in Central Standard Time.

Friday, May 31

8:00-8:55 AM

Motivational Interviewing: Practical Advice for Physicians to Effectively Partner With Patients

Julie Blanco, LCSW, CASAC, CCDP-D

9:00-9:55 AM

Evolutions in Advance Care Planning

Karin Porter-Williamson, MD

10:00-10:15 AM

Movement CME

Ken Zaremski, DO

10:15-11:10 AM

Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices For Better Patient Outcomes

Kayce Morton, DO

11:15 AM-12:10 PM

Food as Medicine in Primary Care: Eating Our Way Out of a Healthcare Crisis

Kristi Crymes, DO & Katie Davenport-Kabonic, DO 

Saturday, June 1

7:00-8:00 AM

General Breakfast

8:00-8:55 AM

“It Will Slow Me Down” – Why I Don’t Take Medical Students & Residents

Diane Light, DO

9:00-9:55 AM

Introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound

Robert Arnce, MD, FACEP

10:00-10:15 AM

Movement CME

Ken Zaremski, DO

10:15-11:00 AM

AI in Medicine – The Next Frontier

Michael Brown, DO

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Practice Management: Nobody Taught Me That in Med School!

Julia Flax, MD, Michael Knapp, DO & Luke Van Kirk, DO

12:00-2:00 PM

Keynote Speaker

Connect, Inspire, Engage: Practices for Healing, Leading and Deep Resilience

Ginny Whitelaw, PhD

2:00-2:55 PM

Resonant Leadership

Ginny Whitelaw, PhD

3:00-3:30 PM

CME Workshops (choose one)

POCUS Workshop
Robert Arnce, MD, FACEP
Western Acupuncture for Beginners
Jared Nichols, DO

3:30-4:00 PM

CME Workshops (choose one)

Suture Basics and Beyond Workshop
Charlie Rasmussen, DO
Palpation & Prolotherapy Workshop
Ken Zaremski, DO

5:00-6:30 PM

Specialty Speed Dating

Specialty Speed Dating is back for a second year! At this event, medical students and physicians are given a chance to speak in small groups to answer questions and give advice. Please RSVP to Justin Hajicek to attend! Beer, wine, and appetizers will be available. Cocktail attire is requested.

6:30-11:00 PM

MOAC Social

Dining, Dancing & Dueling Pianos!

MAOPS is excited to bring back the popular Dueling Pianos Party with dinner, cocktails, dancing, live music, and a traditional Chinese lion dance performance! Cocktail attire is requested. 

Sunday, June 2

7:30-9:00 AM

MAOPS Honors Breakfast

9:15-9:30 AM

Movement CME

Ken Zaremski, DO

9:30-10:25 AM

Physician’s Guide to Cyber-Safety and Social Media

Steven Gee

10:30-11:15 AM

Exercise Rx: Yoga & Tai Chi

Katie Davenport-Kabonic, DO & Chris Paynter, DO