2024 Ohio and Air Force Chapters Annual Scientific Meeting

Thursday, October 17 & Friday, October 18, 2024
Greater Columbus Convention Center | Columbus, OH

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2024 Ohio and Air Force Chapters Annual Scientific Meeting

Closing the Health Care Gap: Fighting Health Care Disparities

The Ohio and Air Force Chapters are pleased to offer a safe meeting space to learn, recharge, and facilitate face-to-face discussion with your peers, chapter leaders, and guest speakers!

Join your internal medicine colleagues at the next OH/USAF Chapters scientific meeting October 17 - 18, 2024:

  • Earn CME credits and MOC points and connect with other internists who know your challenges and can help you find solutions.
  • Experience top-notch education from expert faculty, meet new people and connect with old friends, and learn about ways to get involved with our Chapter.
  • This meeting will help you meet your needs as a physician and help you provide the best care for your patients using the latest information.

We look forward to seeing you in Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus Ohio!

Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM
ACP Governor, Ohio Chapter
Angelique N. Collamer, MD, FACP
ACP Governor, US Air Force Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Outpatient Obesity Management
  • Mastering Oral Exams for IM Physicians
  • 2024 Primary Care Pearls
  • Doctor's Dilemma
  • Story Slam
Program Committee
  • Katherine Schmidt, MD, MBA, FACP
  • Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM, Governor
  • Katherine Burtson, MD, FACP, USAF
  • Craig Nielsen, MD, MACP
  • Michael Tan, MD, MACP, FIDSA
  • Kevin Goist, MD, FACP
  • Richard Wardrop III, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP
  • Vignesh Doraiswamy, MD, FACP
  • William (Chad) Cook, DO
  • Austin Fredrickson, MD, FACP
  • Arunab Mehta, MD
  • Haroon Shah, MD
  • Sarah Westcott, DO, FACP
  • Mani Askari, MD, FACP

10.5 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: October 18, 2024
Termination Date: October 18, 2025

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The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10.5 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credit claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Thursday, October 17

Time Session
7:15 AM-4:00 PM Registration
7:30-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-8:10 AM Governor's Welcome
Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM
8:10-8:50 AM High-Value Care Approach to Plasma and Platelets
Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM
9:00-9:40 AM "You Don't Need to Lecture Me" and Other High Value Advice for Educators
Richard Wardrop, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP
9:50-10:30 AM Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion to Improve Outcomes
Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, SFHM, MACP
10:30-11:00 AM Town Hall
Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM
Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, SFHM, MACP
11:00 AM-Noon Resident Poster Competition
Noon-1:00 PM Lunch/Resident Oral Abstract Presentations
1:00-1:40 PM Breaking Bad, Not the Bone! Osteoporosis Recognition, Evaluation, and Who to Treat
Andrea Sikon, MD, FACP
1:00-3:00 PM Ultrasound Workshop
Jonathan Janiczek, MD
Andrew Berglund, MD
Tyler Campbell, MD
Juan Fernando Martinez, MD
Sanjay Patel, MD, FACP
Ryan Martin, DO
Benjamin Kinnear, MD, FACP
Michael Hellmann, MD
Ashley Cattran, MD
Kristen Catherman, MD
Paul Shaniuk, MD, FACP
1:00-4:00 PM Doctor's Dilemma
Houman Varghai, MD, FACP
Rakesh Bhalla, MD, FACP
Andrei Brateanu, MD, FACP
1:50-2:20 PM Breakout #1: Health Disparities in Eating Disorders
Laura Bridge, MD
Breakout #2: Strategies to Improve Routine Screening in Diabetic Retinopathy
Harrison Jackson, MD
Breakout #3: Anemia Beyond Iron Deficiency
Matthew Rendo, MD
2:30-3:00 PM Breakout #4: Asthma/COPD updates
Aadil Maqsood, MD
Breakout #5: Identifying Struggling Medical Learners
Arunab Mehta, MD
Breakout #6: The Thinking Physician’s Approach to DEA CME requirement
Theodore Parran, MD, FACP
3:10-3:40 PM Breakout #7: Bedside Diagnosis: Journey From Stethoscope to POCUS
Paul Shaniuk, MD, FACP
Breakout #8: Long Covid
Shahdi Malakooti, MD, MSc
Breakout #9: MASLD and Differences among Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, and Caucasians
Adrian Lindsey, MD
3:40-4:00 PM Wellness Break/Vendors
4:00-5:00 PM Diversity of Career and Leadership Opportunities in General Medicine (WIM panel)
Kathryn Teng, MD, FACP
Nayan Agarwal, MD
Karen Monheim, MD, FACP
Megan Moini, MD
Sarah Wescott, DO, FACP
Nitu Kataria, MBBS, FACP
5:00-6:00 PM Awards Ceremony and Reception
Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM
6:00-7:30 PM Story Slam
Richard Wardrop, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP

Friday, October 18

Time Session
6:00-7:30 AM Wellness 5K Fun Run
Michael Tan, MD, MACP
7:30-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-8:40 AM Update in Celiac Disease
Claire Jansson-Knodell, MD
8:50-9:30 AM Heart Valve Disease Demystified: Practical Insights and Updates for Internal Medicine Physicians
MAJ Samuel R. Thies, DO, USAF, MC
9:40-10:20 AM Thieves Market
Mohmand Mohammad, MD
10:20-10:50 AM Wellness Break/Vendors
10:50 AM-Noon Breakout #10: Research in Medical Education: Getting Started
Katherine Burtson, MD, FACP
Kelsey Wilson, DO
Breakout #11: Care of Renal Transplant Patients
Muhammad Usman Ali, MD
Breakout #12: Mastering the Oral Exam for Internal Medicine Physicians
Paul Lecat, MD
Robert Fulton, DDS, MA
11:30 AM-Noon Breakout #13: Rx for Physician Wellbeing: Making the EHR Work for Us
Ellen Gelles, MD, FACP
James (Todd) Saul, MD, FACP
Breakout #14: SDOH in Primary Care Assessment
Nayan Agarwal, MD
Noon-1:00 PM Lunch/Vendors
1:00-2:00 PM Medical Student Poster Competition
Haroon Shah, MD
Mir Ali, MD, DO
2:10-2:50 PM Outpatient Obesity Management
Allison Rhodes, MD
3:00-3:40 PM Revolutionizing Primary Care: How to Thrive in 2024
Austin Fredrickson, MD, FACP
Mike Sevilla, MD, FAAFP
3:40-4:00 PM Medical Student Award Ceremony
Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM

Ohio/Air Force Chapters Registration

Categories Registration Rates
ACP Member $295
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $175
ACP Medical Student Member $75
ACP Affiliate Member $295
Nonmember Physician $395
Nonmember Resident $225
Nonmember Medical Student $95
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $395
Guest $75

Questions? If you have trouble registering online, please contact Member and Product Support at 800-ACP-1915 or direct at 215-351-2600 (M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET).


Registration Information

Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, awards reception, all scientific sessions and materials, and CME documentation.

Members whose dues were not paid for the current fiscal year will receive the nonmember registration rate.

Meeting Handouts

There will be no meeting handouts.

Can I follow along on social media?

Yes, follow/like the OH Chapter through the meeting on social media! Use the hashtags #IMProud #ACPOH24.

  • Twitter: @OhioACP
  • Facebook: @ACP Ohio Chapter
  • Instagram: @acpohio

Hotel Accommodations

We have reserved a block of rooms at the following rates until September 16, 2024. When making your reservation, be sure to mention that you will be attending the ACP OH Chapter meeting. The rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make your reservation as early as possible by calling the hotel directly at 614-559-2000 or registering online.

Single/Double: $179.00
Hampton Inn & Suites
501 N High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

MyACP Account

If you have any difficulty accessing your MyACP account, you can reset your username and password. You can do so by clicking on the MyACP link at the top of the ACP web site. Nonmembers are advised to use their e-mail address as their username when creating a password. If you require additional assistance, please contact us (M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET) via web chat or call 800-ACP-1915 or 215-351-2600 or via e-mail at help@acponline.org

Participant Photography

As a participant in the chapter meeting, your photograph may be taken as a focus or background subject, to be used in chapter communications. If you would not like your photo taken, please inform chapter staff.

ACP Chapters Meeting Code of Conduct

ACP is a community that values collegiality, respect for patients and each other, and medicine’s standards of ethics and professionalism. ACP members are guided by the content and spirit of the ACP Pledge and by their commitment to the ethics of medicine, including those in the ACP Ethics Manual.  “Physicians’ conduct as professionals and as individuals should merit the respect of the community.” 

ACP expects members, staff, and others who participate in events and activities involving ACP to treat others as you would like to be treated – with courtesy, respect for differences, and in ways that appropriately represent the profession of internal medicine. As set forth in ACP’s Anti-Harassment Policy, ACP does not tolerate any form of harassment, including intimidation, hostility, or other unwelcome and offensive communication or treatment.

If you experience or observe harassing, inappropriate or otherwise unprofessional behavior, or you have concerns about how you have been treated by an ACP member or staff or anyone else at an ACP meeting or event, you may report the incident to acpevents@acponline.org or call 215 351-7750.

The chapter reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate; including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and the chapter reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.

For other questions about the chapter meeting, contact Jan Wrassman at 513-678-0057 or jwrassman.acpohio@gmail.com.

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