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The 2017-18 Medical-Dental-Legal Update

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  • “This is the best run CME program.  I will come back next year.”

    J.P, MD, Cincinnati, OH

  • “Very well organized, I'll recommend you to all my colleagues.”

    R.S, DDS, Franklin, MI

  • “This was an excellent course with timely information for my practice.”

    B.N, JD, Canton, OH

  • “Great seminar!”

    D.K, DDS, Bristol, TN

  • “Thank you for having 3 lectures by Dr. Kuritzky. I think he is the most oustanding primary care lecturer I have ever heard and the main reason I come to the AEI courses.”

    J.B, MD, Cedar Rapids, IA

  • “I enjoyed the course very much, attended all the sessions, and will encourage my friends to attend.”

    J.G, MD, Belton, TX

  • “Each year I learn something new to use in my practice”

    D.T, MD, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

  • “Thanks for providing CME at great locations, year round. Great presentations, practical, covering a wide range of topics.”

    C.K, MD, Corpus Christi, TX

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    L.P, MD, Wilmington, NC

  • “Great info relevant to any specialty!”

    D.L., MD, Ontario, Canada

  • “Great, informative course!”

    J.M, DDS, Reno, NV

  • “I have taken this CME several times- love it and will continue to participate”

    DT, FNP, Parkville, MO

  • “I would love to attend annually certainly will as long as there are updates”

    SJ, FNP, Bristol, TN

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    TK, PAC, Butner, NC

  • “Excellent, practical advice”

    JB, JD, Maitland, FL

  • “My experience over the past 6 years and two locations has been nothing but positive.”

    CE, PhD, Urbandale, IA

  • Jeffrey O. Capes, DMD, MD (St. Simons Island, GA)

    is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who holds doctorate degrees in both dentistry and medicine and is licensed to practice both. He heads Coastal Oral Surgery, is a frequent speaker, a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology, and a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

    You may contact Dr. Capes at (912) 634–6600, or by email at jeff@capesoralsurgery.com.

  • Ike Z. Devji, Esq. (Phoenix, Arizona)

    has been solely focused on asset protection and wealth preservation planning for the last 14 years. He and his colleagues have protected over $5 billion in personal assets for a national client base that includes thousands of successful physicians, as well as business owners and entrepreneurs. Mr. Devji is a noted national educator (CME, CLE, and CE), an author with over 300 nationally published bylines, and a frequent speaker, having taught thousands of doctors, lawyers, and advisors on asset protection and risk management, in addition to being a contributing author to multiple books and a dozen medical journals. He is AVVO rated “10.0 Superb” for nine years in a row and is included in “Arizona’s Fi­nest Lawyers” among other distinctions.

    You may contact Mr. Devji with any questions or comments at (602) 808–5540, by email at id@thewealthy100.com, or through his website at www.ProAssetProtection.com.

  • Barry A. Franklin, PhD (Royal Oak, Michigan)

    is director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation at William Beaumont Hospital which, during his tenure, has achieved national recognition in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease. He served as president of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (1989–1990) and the American College of Sports Medicine (1999–2000).

    Dr. Franklin is a past editor in chief of the Journal of Cardiopulmo­nary Rehabilita­tion and currently holds formal editorial board appointments with 15 other scientific and clinical journals. He has written or edited nearly 600 scientific and clinical publictions, including 27 books including, most recently, The Heart Health Handbook, and, since 1976, he has given over 1,000 invited presentations to state, national and international audiences. In 2015 Dr. Franklin was listed by Thomson Reuters among The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds (Clinical Medicine), something quite rare for a non-physician.

    You may contact Dr. Franklin at Barry.Franklin@beaumont.org.

  • Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg (Southfield, Michigan)

    is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics of Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. His focus on teaching simple pain and stress reduction tools, benefitting physician and patient alike, is the subject of many medical grand rounds the Rabbi has presented in leading hospitals around the globe. This methodology is an offshoot of his work as the founder and international director of Kids Kicking Cancer, an organization that lowers the pain of over 3,500 children a year in 46 hospitals. Rabbi Goldberg, a First Degree Black Belt in Choi Kwang Do, who after losing his first child to leukemia at the age of two, merged modern integrative medicine with traditional martial arts to address the overwhelming needs of children with illness.

    You may contact Rabbi Goldberg with any questions or comments at (248) 864–8238 or by email at rabg@kidskickingcancer.org.

  • Richard A. Honaker, MD, FAAFP (Charlottesville, Virginia)

    is a board-certified, family practice physician who received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Honaker has been listed in “Best Doctors”, D Magazine’s “Best Doctors in Dallas”, Texas Monthly’s “Texas Super Doctors”, and Consumers’ Research Council of America’s “Guide to America’s Top Family Doctors”. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, has been in practice for over 30 years, and was the senior physician and president of a 10-provider group in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. Dr. Honaker was also co-founder of the Jefferson Physician Group, a prominent primary care IPA in Dallas, and has been a contributing medical columnist and commentator for numerous publications and television programs.

    You may contact Dr. Honaker with any questions or comments at (214) 532–1420 or by email at honaker@aol.com.

  • Rebecca Jaffe, MD, MPH (Wilmington, Delaware)

    heads a private practice specializing in family and sports medicine and maintains her family medicine board certification. She served on the boards of directors for the AAFP, the AAFP Foundation and Christiana Care Health System, and is a past chair of the AAFP's Women’s He­alth Conference CME. Dr. Jaffe is a past president of Delaware Academy of Family Physicians and is an instructor in Jefferson Medical College’s De­partment of Family Medicine. She has authored numerous professional publications and is a frequent speaker to regional, national and international conferences.

    You may contact Dr. Jaffe with your questions or comments at 302–540–1665, or by email at RJHDocMom4@gmail.com.

  • Natan Khishchenko, MD, MBA (Rochester, New York)

    is attending neurologist and Neurophysi­ology Services director for Rochester Regional Health System. In 1999 he received a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in healthcare management from University of Rochester. Dr. Khishchenko is certified in Basic Life Support and a member of the American Academy of Neurology. He frequently speaks on neurologic issues to both neurologists and non-specialists.

    You may contact Dr. Khishchenko with your questions or comments at (585) 441–1062, or by email at Natan.Khishchenko@RochesterRegional.org.

  • Andrew M. Knoll, MD, JD (Syracuse, New York)

    is a partner and co-founder of Cohen Compagni Beckman Appler & Knoll, PLLC, a boutique, nationally recognized healthcare firm. He is a 2003 summa cum laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an editor of Syracuse University Law Review and received the Justinian Society Award for Highest Academic Average. A former emergency physician and hospitalist, Dr. Knoll was board certified in internal medicine for twenty years and previously a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also a Persian Gulf veteran and former Navy flight surgeon achieving the rank of commander in the United States Naval Reserve.

    You may contact Dr. Knoll with your questions or comments at (315) 477–6241, or by email at aknoll@ccblaw.com.

  • Louis Kuritzky, MD (Gainesville, Florida)

    is a board-certified, family practitioner and a certified Specialist in Hypertension with the American Society of Hypertension. He is clinical faculty at the Family Medicine Residency Program of North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville and a clinical assistant professor emeritus at the University of Florida.

    Dr. Kuritzky has given over 1,000 presen­tations to national and international medical audiences on dozens of clinical topics and has authored over 150 articles in journals including New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Comprehensive Therapy, Hospital Practice, Consultant, Postgraduate Medicine, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care, and Patient Care. He is a consultant for AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi, and Novo Nordisk

    You may contact Dr. Kuritzky with any questions or comments at (352) 377–3193 or by email at lkuritzky@aol.com.

  • David B. Mandell, JD, MBA (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)

    is a practicing attorney in The Law Offices of David B. Mandell, PC and a principal of the wealth management firm OJM Group, LLC. He specializes in risk management, asset protection, and financial planning and has authored a number of books for doctors including, For Doctors Only: A Guide to Working Less and Building More. Mr. Mandell also created the Category 1 CME monograph, Risk Management for the Practicing Physician. His articles have appeared in over 100 publica­tions, including over 30 medical specialty journals, and he has addressed many of the nation's le­ading medical conferences.

    Mr. Mandell holds a bachelor's de­gree from Harvard University from which he graduated with honors, a law degree from the UCLA School of Law where he was awarded the “American Jurisprudence Award” for achievement in legal ethics, and earned his MBA from UCLA'S Ander­son School of Management.

    You may contact Mr. Mandell with any questions or comments at (877) 656–4362 or by email at mandell@ojmgroup.com.

  • Dilip K. Moonka, MD, FAST, FAASLD (Detroit, Michigan)

    is the medical director of Liver Transplanta­tion at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Moonka received his medical degree from Stanford University where he also completed his residency in internal medicine. He received his training in gastroente­rology and hepatology at the University of Pennsylvania and is board certified in internal medicine, gastroente­rology and transplant hepatology. Dr. Moonka has won numerous teaching awards in both the Department of Medicine and the Division of Gastroente­rology and he conducts clinical research in both liver transplanta­tion and viral hepatitis with numerous publications in both areas. Dr. Moonka is a Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (FAASLD) as well as the American Society of Transplanta­tion (FAST), and he speaks or consults for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead, Intercept and Merck.

    You may contact Dr. Moonka at (313) 916–8899, or by email at dmoonka1@HFHS.org.

  • Joseph W. Shannon, PhD (Columbus, Ohio)

    has a doctorate in counseling psychology and over 30 years of clinical experience as a psychologist, consultant, and trainer. An expert in understanding and treating a broad range of mental disorders, he has appeared on several television programs including CBS’ Morning Show and PBS: Viewpoint. Dr. Shannon has developed and presented training programs for medical, allied medical, mental health, and substance abuse professionals in the United States and Canada, consistently earning exemplary ratings for presenting key insights and practical approaches with clarity, enthusiasm, and humor.

    You may contact Dr. Shannon with any questions or comments at (614) 297–0422 or by email at jshannon@insight.rr.com.

  • Josh Umbehr, MD (Wichita, Kansas)

    is a practicing, board-certified family physician. He is the founder and principal of Atlas MD, a medical practice utilizing a direct patient care model, a subject on which Dr. Umbehr is a nationally recognized thought leader and presenter having spoken and testified numerous times across the country.

    You may contact Dr. Umbehr with any questions or comments at (316) 734–8096 or by email at drjosh@atlas.md.

  • C. Wayne Weart, PharmD (Charleston, South Carolina)

    is professor of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences in the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), as well as professor of Family Medicine in the College of Medicine, MUSC. Prior to MUSC he instructed at West Virginia University.

    Dr. Weart has authored more than 100 publica­tions and he has presented hundreds of hours of lectures to numerous professional groups and societies, medical and house staffs at both West Virginia University and MUSC, and national pharmacy and medical seminars across the country. He has received numerous awards and honors in his field including: “Outstanding Teacher” awards at both West Virginia University and MUSC; “Hospital Pharmacist of the Year” in both South Carolina and West Virginia; and designation as a Fellow of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists. In 1991 Dr. Weart was among the first pharmacists to become a board-certified pharmacothe­rapy specialist.

    You may contact Dr. Weart with any questions or comments at (843) 792–3606 or by email at weartcw@musc.edu.

  • Elizabeth W. Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC (Atlanta, Georgia)

    received her bachelor’s de­gree, summa cum laude, from Duke University and earned an MBA from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania. She has worked professionally in the practice management field for over 25 years and is a nationally renowned speaker, consultant, and author. Ms. Woodcock is a principal of Woodcock & Associates and has written dozens of books, chapters, articles, and white papers including co-authoring The Physician Billing Process: Avoiding Potholes in the Road to Getting Paid and authoring Mastering Patient Flow.

    You may contact Ms. Woodcock with any questions or comments at 404–373–6195 or by email at elizabeth@elizabethwoodcock.com.

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