OMED 2021 will take place virtually Oct. 22-24, with extended on-demand access to conference programming available through Nov. 25. This year’s conference offers access to more than 200 hours of programming from the AOA and osteopathic specialty colleges. Participants can earn up to 30 AOA Category 1-A credits and 20 Category 1-B credits or 50 AMA PRA Category 1-A Credits™.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, planned session topics include a four-hour DATA 2000 Waiver Training program with updates addressing the latest PCSS methods and recommendations.
Allergy & Immunology
Hosted by the American Osteopathic College of Allergy and Immunology, planned session topics include contact dermatitis, vaccine and drug reactions, and sublingual desensitization and treatment.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, planned session topics include contact dermatitis; rashes during pregnancy; skin of color care; Mohs techniques; coding and legal issues.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Track
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Association, this inaugural track will focus on diversity, equity and inclusion and will carry the theme “Past, Present and Future: The Osteopathic Profession Through a DEI Lens.” The track will include the Meta Christy, DO, Plenary Session honoring the 100th graduation anniversary of the first African American osteopathic physician. This session is sponsored by the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Christy’s alma mater.
Hosted by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, planned session topics include COVID in pediatric patients, cardiac issues with COVID, emergent pediatric rashes, RSV in pediatrics, orthopedic emergencies, STI’s review and updates, OMT in the ED, ophthalmic emergencies, mythbusters and must-have tools for wound care in the ED.
Hosted by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, planned session topics include telemedicine; dermatology; immunotherapy; therapeutic inertia; chronic kidney disease; end of life care.
Influenza Care in the COVID-19 Era (Symposium)
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Association, this symposium will explore selection of candidates for influenza treatment in the COVID-19 era; timing of empiric antiviral initiation based on patient characteristics and current evidence; treatments proven to reduce the duration of illness, viral shedding and related complications.
Hosted by the American College of Osteopathic Internists, planned session topics will include COVID and the kidneys, strategies for thyroid and diabetes testing, hypertension crisis and stroke and end stage dementia.
Neurology & Psychiatry
Hosted by the American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists, planned session topics include mobile stroke unit outcomes; stroke recovery; rehabilitation; recovery and complications and memory impairment. In collaboration with the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, topics will include substance user disorders in health care professions and psychedelic therapy.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Hosted by the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians & Gynecologists, planned sessions include selected presentations for primary care and other physicians who deliver care to women osteopathically.
Occupational & Preventive Medicine
Hosted by the American Osteopathic College of Occupational & Preventive Medicine, planned session topics include public health and general preventive medicine; occupational medicine; aerospace medicine.
Hosted by the American Academy of Osteopathy, planned session topics will focus on “The ABCs of Osteopathic Medicine,” providing a framework for diagnosis and treatment regardless of the clinical situation. The acronym stands for autonomics, biomechanics, circulation and screening to allow for ease in recall and implementation of OMM.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic College of Pathologists, planned session topics will focus on COVID-19 testing; entrepreneurship opportunities in pathology; GI pathology negative autopsy; brain autopsy.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Hosted by the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, planned session topics include TMJ/OFP; lifestyle medicine; biomechanics; stroke; regenerative medicine; migraine; PRP; DEA.
Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine, planned session topics include prolotherapy treatment; common injury of the foot/ankle; neural therapy; an exploration of three major joints to effectively administer prolotherapy treatments: the knee, lumbar spine region and the shoulder.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic College of Radiology, planned session topics will focus on providing quality education for the general radiologist, as well as facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration with other specialties.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Association, content will be focused on topics relevant to residents, including reflections on life beyond the clinical and academic setting; case studies in medical malpractice and professional liability; and opportunities to connect with peers and leaders in the osteopathic community.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Society of Rheumatic Diseases, planned session topics will include basics in rheumatic pathology for the family practice physician, psoriatic arthritis, vascular arthritis, male and female hormones, electronic health records and cannabis pharmacology.
Social Determinants of Health Track
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Association, this one-day track will include session topics focused on how social determinants of health (SDOH) impact prevalence of chronic disease; implementation of the new AOA SDOH toolkit; effective strategies to improve flu vaccine rates in underserved and minority populations; and in collaboration with the American Osteopathic Foundation, a session on best practices for addressing LGBTQAI+ health will be presented.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, session content will explore the theme “Bringing Sports Medicine home, from the core to the extreme.” Topics will include the spectrum of scholastic sports; core strength of the mind, body and spirit; extremes of upper and lower extremity; sports that are considered on the extreme side of athletic competition.
Hosted by the American Osteopathic Association in collaboration with the Student Osteopathic Medical Association, content will include mentoring sessions; student loan planning; CV workshop; pathways to leadership; social determinants of health; preparing for residency.
Hosted by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, session content will explore trauma surgery, geriatrics and additional topics aimed at promoting excellence in osteopathic surgical care.