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MARCOEM 2021

2021 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

October 15-17, 2021

Virtual Conference on Zoom
 

MARCOEM is a regional conference developed and presented by a collaboration between The Johns Hopkins University Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health  
and the Mid-Atlantic Regional College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, made up of  members from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C.


QUICK LINKS

Register and pay online

Agenda

Handouts download

Speakers and bios

 


STUDENT POSTERS
 

Residents are warmly invited to submit poster abstracts on any topic related to occupational and environmental medicine to be displayed during the MARCOEM 2021 meeting. Interested trainees should submit their posters to their own residency directors.

Residency directors are asked to send approved submissions directly to Dr. Tanisha Taylor at tanisha.taylor@rwjbh.org


REGISTRATION
 


Click here to register and pay online. 
 

JHU employee Tuition Remission is available. Please register at the link above and email Keith Choi for more info. 


 CME


ACCME Accreditation Statement

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 American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the Mid-Atlantic Regional College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (MARCOEM) and the Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center (JHRC). ACOEM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nursing Credit
 

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Washington, DC Board of Nursing for 11.75 CNE.

Approval #20-860489. 

Washington D.C. Board of Nursing CE Provider #50-18838. 


AGENDA AND HANDOUTS

MARCOEM 2021

Links to download handouts will be available below.
 

DAY ONE
October 15, 2021

3:00 pm

Utilizing Telehealth to perform an evaluation

Ashish Kakar, PT, DPT, OCS ,  CMTPTPhysical Therapist Walter Reed Army Medical Center 
4:00 pmUltrasound of the Knee and Interventional Approaches to Treatment Yusef Sayeed MD, MPH, MENG, RMSK, CPH, DABPMEglin AFB, TX
5:00 pmAdjourn


DAY TWO
October 16, 2021

Long COVID Program

Among COVID-19 survivors, an increased risk of death, serious illness. Major study details numerous long-term effects of COVID-19, pointing to massive health burden. By Julia Evangelou Strait. April 22, 2021. 
Article
 

11:00 amMARCOEM Business Meeting
11:45 amBreak
12:00 pmPost Acute Covid-19 SyndromeMichael G. Risbano, MDUPMC Pulmonogy/Critical Care
12:45 pm

Health Disparities and the COVID Pandemic

COVID-19 Vaccine And The Black Community: A Tyler Perry Special Interview with Dr. del Rio

Carlos del Rio, MD Emory  Health Disparity and COVID  
1:30 pmBreak
1:45 pmAutonomic Nerve Dysfunction and Long COVID syndrome Tae Hwan Chung, MDPM&R/Neurological  Johns Hopkins  
2:30 pm 

Neurological Manifestations and Sequelae of COVID-19 Infection: Long-Term Implications

Jason Sico, MD, MHS, FAHA, FAAN(Neurology), FANA, FACPMD VA Connecticut Healthcare System
3:15 pmPersistence of Cognitive, Psychiatric, and Functional Declines following COVID-19Tracy D. Vannorsdall, PhDJohns Hopkins Medical Institutions
4:00 pmBreak
4:15 pmPanel discussion  (all COVID lecturers and Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn)Moderator: Camille Hinojosa, MDUPMC
5:00 pmAdjourn


DAY THREE
October 17, 2021

8:30 amDOT Update Natalie Hartenbaum, MD, MPHOccumedix, Inc. 
9:15 am

Pulmonary Function Testing Updates 

Mary Townsend, DrPHMC Townsend and Associates
10:00 amBreak
10:15 amUpdate on OpioidsRobert A Lavin, MDUMD, VA Maryland Healthcare Center
11:00 amMarijuana May Dominate the MRO World, but Other Drugs Are Still Out ThereKarl Auerbach, MDEmblem Health
11:45 amToday's Marijuana Laws and their Impact on EmployersNick Hartman, C-DERDrug Screening Compliance Institute
12:30 pmBreak
12:45 pmCannabis Drug Testing and Impairment: Findings from Human Laboratory StudiesTory Spindle, PhDJohns Hopkins Medical Institutions
1:30 pmPanel discussion  Dr. Lavin, Dr. Auerbach, Nick Hartman, Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn, Bill Judge, JD, Natalie Hartenbaum, MD, MPH, Tory Spindle, PhDModerator: Jeff Jacobs, MD, MPHWorkcare
2:15 pmClosing Remarks and Adjourn

 


SPEAKERS and PRESENTATION TITLES

 

Auerbach

Marijuana may dominate the MRO world but other drugs are still out there

Karl Auerbach, MD

Bio
Staff Physician
EmblemHealth Health@Work

 

Chung

Autonomic Nerve Dysfunction and Long COVID syndrome 

Tae Hwan Chung, MD

Bio
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Johns Hopkins Medicine

 

delrio2

Health Disparities and the COVID Pandemic

Carlos del Rio, MD

Bio
Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine
Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health

 

Hartenbaum

DOT Update

Natalie Hartenbaum, MD, MPH

Bio
President and Chief Medical Officer
OccuMedix, Inc

 

Hartman

Today's Marijuana Laws and their Impact on Employers

Nick Hartman, C-DER

Bio
Founder/Managing Partner
Certified Designated Employer Representative (C-DER)
Drug Screening Compliance Institute

 

Judge

Today's Marijuana Laws and their Impact on Employers

Bill Judge, JD

Attorney
Drug Screening Compliance Institute

 

Kakar

Utilizing Telehealth to perform an evaluation

Ashish Kakar, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT

Bio
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Walter Reed Army Medical Center

 

 

Lavin

Update on Opioids

Robert A. Lavin, MD

Bio
Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Maryland
Director of Chronic Pain Management, Maryland VA Health Care System

 

Risbano

Post Acute Covid-19 Syndrome

Michael G. Risbano, MD

Bio
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Advanced Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (ACPET) Program
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 

 

Sayeed

Ultrasound of the Knee and Interventional Approaches to Treatment 

Yusef Sayeed MD, MPH, MENG, RMSK, CPH, DABPM

Bio
Assistant Professor Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of PM&R and Family Medicine
Director of Pain Medicine and Functional Rehabilitation

 

Sico

Neurological Manifestations and Sequelae of COVID-19 Infection: Long-Term Implications

Jason Sico, MD, MHS, FAHA, FAAN(Neurology), FANA, FACP

CV
Associate Professor of Neurology; Associate Professor Internal Medicine (Section of General Medicine)
Internal Medicine; Director, Stroke Care VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Director of Research and Clinical Care, Headache Center of Excellence, Neurology
Yale School of Medicine

 

Spindle

Cannabis Drug Testing and Impairment: Findings from Human Laboratory Studies

Tory R. Spindle, PhD

Bio
Instructor
Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
 

 

Townsend

Pulmonary Function Testing Updates

Mary Townsend, DrPH

Bio
M.C. Townsend Associates, LLC
Independent Spirometry and Epidemiology Consultant
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

 

Vanichkachorn

Panelist, Day 2 and 3

Greg Vanichkachorn, MD, MPH

Bio
Aerospace Medicine Specialist
Family Physician
Occupational Medicine Specialist
Mayo Clinic

 

Vannorsdall

Persistence of Cognitive, Psychiatric, and Functional Declines following COVID-19

Tracy D. Vannorsdall, PhD

Bio
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Head, Clinical Operations for Pulmonary Hypertension
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 


For more information

Please contact Keith Choi at kchoi@jhu.edu if you have any questions about registration.

 

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