Mar. 26, 2014

AOASM Clinical Conference sets records

Kicking off with the pre-conference Musculoskeletal Ultrasound beginners and advanced workshops, attendees spent a day and a half in lectures and hands-on workshops with instructors guiding them a curriculum designed to enhance skills.

Social events included an MLB baseball event and the first Casino Night fundraiser.

The 2014 AOASM Clinical Conference, March 19-22 in Tampa, Fla., knocked one out of the ballpark! The conference drew record attendance, and the beautiful weather made the week of lectures, workshops and social events even more enjoyable for our winter-weary attendees.

Thank you to Scott Cook, D.O., FAOASM 2014 Program Chair, and his committee of dedicated and hardworking volunteers who developed the educational program and social events!More

Dr. Patrick Leary inducted as President
Patrick Leary, D.O., FAOASM was inducted as President, American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine on March 21, 2014 by American Osteopathic Association Trustee, Dr. Ronald Burns. Dr. Leary is the Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), received his Osteopathic Degree from the University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCUMB) and completed his post graduate education at Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital in Akron, Ohio. Dr. Leary is board certified in Family Medicine and obtained a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine as well as Geriatrics.

Our warmest congratulations to Dr. Leary. More

Research award winners named

Back row, left to right: Dr. Alexandra Myers, Dr. Jennifer Trpkovski, Dr. Jessica Toler Huerta. Front row, left to right: Dr. John Luksch, Dr. Brian Abbott

Congratulations to the Podium Presentation, Case Presentation and Poster Presentation award winners at the 2014 Clinical Conference! All Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs are encouraged to submit case and research podium presentations, and all students, residents and fellows are encouraged to submit poster presentations. Posters were judged by AOASM Past Presidents and Fellows of the Academy. Research and Case presentations were judged by a panel of Past Presidents.

2014 Poster Presentation:
1st Place: Dr. Dwan Perry, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Va.
2nd Place: Dr. Jessica Toler Huerta, LECOM Erie / Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, Pa.
3rd Place: Dr. Brian Abbott, Providence Seward Medical Center, Kentwood, Mi.

2014 Case Presentation
1st Place: Dr. Alexandra Myers, San Diego Sports Medicine, San Diego, Calif.
Runner up: Dr. Jennifer Trpkovski, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Va.

2014 Research Podium Presentation
Dr. John Luksch, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ.

Congratulations to each of you!More

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