American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

2015 OME Leadership Conference



Thursday, January 8, 2015   

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Emerging Leaders Brunch for Students and Residents - Luke H. Mortensen, PhD, FAHA, VP and Chair for Medical Education, AACOM

1 - 1:45 Opening Session

Welcome - AOA Executive Director and CEO Adrienne E. White-Faines, MPA, FACHE, and AACOM President Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH

OME Conference Objectives and Anticipated Outcomes - OME Leadership Conference Co-Chairs Lorenzo L. Pence, DO, and Gregory H. Smith, DO

1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Keynote Address

IOM Report –  Malcolm Cox, MD, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania-Perelman School of Medicine; former Chief Academic Affiliations Officer for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

2:30 - 2:45 Questions and answers

2:45 - 3 p.m. Break

3 - 4:45 p.m. Presentations

Cost Implications: Converting an AOA Hospital Teaching Program to an ACGME Teaching Program (i.e. IM residency) - Thomas C. Gentile Jr., MSA, Medical Education Consultant, Genco Med ED LLC and Robert S. Juhasz, DO, AOA President

Hospital vs. Revenue Cost Resident Program Cost Analysis

Self-Assessment:  How Residents, Programs, and Institutions Can Benefit - Donald J. Sefcik, DO, MS, MBA, Senior Associate Dean, Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSU/COM)

5:15 - 6 p.m. Welcome reception

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

7 - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Registration

8 - 10:45 a.m. Keynote Address

AOA/ACGME Single GME Accreditation System: History/vision, ACGME accreditation and program application process - Boyd R. Buser, DO, AOA Board of Trustees member; John R. Potts III, MD, Senior Vice President of Surgical Accreditation, ACGME

Additional Presentation Slides, John R. Potts III, MD: ACGME 101, The Clinical Learning Environment Review

10:45 - 11 a.m. Morning break

11 - 11:45 a.m.

Creating an Osteopathically-Focused Learning Environment in the Single Accreditation System - Robert A. Cain, DO, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM) and Chief Academic Officer, Centers for Osteopathic Research and Education (CORE) OPTI

11:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. Questions and answers

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.  Lunch

1:20 - 2:30 p.m Honorary Keynote Address in memory of Mitchell Kasovac, DO

Osteopathically Distinctive Assessment in the New Single GME Accreditation System - Karen T. Snider, DO, Assistant Dean for Osteopathic Integration, A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) and Richard J. LaBaere II, DO, MPH, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Training, ATSU-KCOM and Academic Officer, Still OPTI

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Single GME Accreditation Open Forum Q&A Session.

Panel: John R. Potts III, MD; Gregory H. Smith, DO; Boyd R. Buser, DO; Tyler C. Cymet, DO; James E. Swartwout, MA

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45 - 4:30 p.m. 

Demystifying the RC Process - Evaluating Programs in the Next Accreditation System (NAS) - John R. Bucholtz, DO, DME and Family Medicine Program Director, Columbus Regional Health; Review Committee (RC) Member–Family Medicine, ACGME

4:30 - 5:15 p.m. CLER Application Requirements - Vicki Hamm, Administrative Director of GME Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

5:15 - 5:30 p.m.  Questions and answers

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

6:30 - 7:30 a.m.  Breakfast

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Legislative Update (AACOM/AOA) - Pamela Murphy, MSW – VP of Government Relations, AACOM, and Ray Quintero – VP of Public Policy, AOA

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Update: Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) - Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) - B. Renee Overton, MBA – Senior Director of Electronic Residency Application Service and Strategic Director of FindAResident

9 - 9:30 a.m.

Update: Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) -Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS®) – Melissa Donner, Director, Visiting Student Application Service and Thomas Levitan, MEd, VP for Research and Application Services

9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Questions and answers

9:45 - 10 a.m. Break

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Update: AOA Council on Postdoctoral Training (COPT) - Clint E. Adams, DO, MPA - Former COPT Chair, AOA

10:30 - 11 a.m.

Update: National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) ) and Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA) - John R. Gimpel, DO, MEd ‐ NBOME President and CEO

11 - 11:30 a.m. AACOM Update - Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH, AACOM President & CEO

11:30 - 11:45 a.m. Questions and answers

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Update: AOA & Closing Remarks: AOA Executive Director & CEO Adrienne E. White-Faines, MPA, FACHE