Symposium Details

Your focus is on the wellness of your patients—but let's also explore how the power of shifting your perspectives can have a positive impact on your personal and professional life, creating new possibilities. The 2019 Education Symposium will be full of inspiration, strategies, and helpful tools to operate a successful medical practice.

The Symposium was designed around five exciting education tracks to address the many aspects of health care reform:
–  Operations & Efficiency  –  People & Productivity  –  Legal & Technology  –  Revenue & Reimbursement  –  Physician Wellness

>> All Sessions are Detailed at our Registration Page

Register Early for a Discount:

Attendee Type: By Feb 22: By Mar. 15: After Mar. 29:
OSMA Physician member $200 $225
OSMA Associate member $200 $225
Staff of OSMA physician member $225 $250
Nonmember $325 $350
Student/Fellow/Resident $100 $100 $100 

Questions about your membership status? Email

Continuing Professional Development

CME: The Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The OSMA designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU: Through their reciprocity agreements, many licensing, credentialing and professional organizations accept courses and hour for hour credits from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1™ credit. A sampling of those who accept AMA PRA Category 1™ credit include AAPA, AAPC, ACMPE, AHIMA, Ohio Board of Nursing, and the State Medical Board of Ohio.

PAHCOM: Approved for 5.0 CEUs from the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management.

AAMA: American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) has approved the following sessions for up to 5 CEUs:
Implicit Bias in the Workplace - 1 CEU
1B + 2B - HR Headaches - 1 CEU
2C + 3C - Medical Marijuana - 1.5 CEUs
3B + 4B - Essential Tools - 1.5 CEUs

The content of this meeting is not related to a commercial interest product or service, and no commercial support is involved, therefore those in control of the content of the activity have no relevant financial relationships.

2019 Agenda

>> View Breakout Session Descriptions

7:30 am

Registration Opens / Visit Exhibits / Continental Breakfast

8:45 am  

Welcome / Opening

9:00 am  

Shifting Your Perspective: Implicit Bias in Healthcare and in the Medical Office

10:00 am  

Networking Break / Visit Exhibits

10:20 am  

Breakout Session 1:
1A: Benchmarking for Better Decision Making and Results
1B: HR Landmines & Easy Ways to Avoid Them (must also register for 2B)
1C: How Telehealth Can Benefit Your Practice
1D: PCMH Transformation: What you need to know before you begin
1E: Physician Well-Being Topic

11:00 am  

Networking Break / Visit Exhibits / Walk & Stretch!

11:20 am

Breakout Session 2:
2A: Is Becoming a High Reliability Practice in Your Future?
2B: HR Landmines & Easy Ways to Avoid Them (continued)
2C: Indications & Contraindications: Clinical & ethical issues involved in recommending medical cannabis
2D: Proactive Provider Credentialing
2E: Physician Well-Being Topic

12:00 pm  

Lunch / Visit Exhibits

1:15 pm  

Breakout Session 3: 3A: Managing the Decision and Costs of Employee Benefits 3B: Top 4 Essential Tools Every Manager Needs in their HR Toolbox (must also register for 4B) 3C: Recommending Medical Marijuana: Patient & Practice Management Issues 3D: Key Components of Successful Payer Negotiations 3E: Physician Well-Being Roundtable

1:55 pm  

Networking Break / Visit Exhibits

2:15 pm  

Breakout Session 4: 4A: The Power of Scribes: Revenue, Satisfaction & Efficiency 4B: Top 4 Essential Tools Every Manager Needs in their HR Toolbox (continued) 4C: Playing by the Rules: Ohio Collection Laws 4D: Optimize Your Revenue with an Annual Fee Schedule & Coding Utilization Review 4E: Physician Well-Being Roundtable

3:00 pm  

Legislative Update (Closing Session)

3:15 pm  

Wrap Up / Door Prizes

3:30 pm  


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