ACOI/OMED 15 Symposium

Orlando, FL US
October 16, 2015 to October 18, 2015

The AOA continues to expand its role as the key provider of CME to all osteopathic physicians by offeringinternal medicine CME at OMED 2015 presented by the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) and the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences.

Saturday, Oct. 17 will include an ACOI Rheumatology Symposium with Robert L. DiGiovanni, DO, FACOI, serving as moderator. Sessions will cover IgG-4 related disease; safety of biologic agents in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis; state of the art treatment of patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosis, arthrocentesis and synovial fluid analysis. The afternoon will include an ACOI Endocrine Symposium with Louis C. Haenel Jr, DO, FACOI, serving as moderator. The symposium features sessions on how pathophysiology and therapy merge; recent advances in available and pending insulin therapeutics; state of the art insulin delivery; and cardiovascular disease and glycemic management.

Sunday, Oct. 18 opens with “Tests I Wish You’d Never Ordered,” presented by Gerald W. Blackburn, DO, MACOI, Moderator; John B. Bulger, DO; Patrick C. Cullinan, DO, FACOI; Robert L. DiGiovanni, DO, FACOI. The afternoon session on this day will be an ACOI Cardiology Symposium with Martin C. Burke, DO, FACOI serving as moderator.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals in the specialties of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Rheumatology, and Endocrine.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Distinguish the sources of waste in healthcare, specifically overuse, and highlight several potential targets for correction;
  • Provide information regarding current concepts in rheumatologic disease;
  • Recognize state of the art treatment modalities for diabetes mellitus;
  • Identify advances in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Susan Stacy
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.75 Participation
Event starts: 
10/16/2015 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
10/18/2015 - 5:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Orlando World Center Marriott
8701 World Center Dr
Orlando, FL 32821
United States
Course Director
Martin Burke, DO

Professor of Medicine
Director, Heart Rhythm Center
Director, 150 East Huron


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI). The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation.  For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 

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