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The 2017-18 Medical-Dental-Legal Update

What Your Colleagues Say About Us

  • “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

  • “Outstanding and useful info”

    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) and 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 seven years in a row and is included in Arizona’s F­inest Lawyers among other distincti­ons.

    You may contact Mr. Devji with your 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 benefiting 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 off shoot 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 45 hospi­tals. Rabbi Goldberg is 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 addresses the overwhel­ming needs of children with illness.

    You may contact Rabbi Goldberg with your questions and 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 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 your questions and 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. He a clinical assistant professor emeritus in the Universi­ty of Florida's D­epartment of Family Medicine where he has twice received the Family Practice Residen­cy's Te­acher of the Year Award.

    Dr. Kuritzky has given over 1,000 p­resenta­tions to 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 Boehrin­ger Ingelhe­im, Sanofi, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly and Company.

    You may contact Dr. Kuritzky at (352) 377–3193, or by email at LKuritzky@aol.com.

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

    is a practicing attorney and a principal of the financial consulting firm OJM Group. He speciali­zes in risk managemen­t, asset protecti­on, 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 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 your questions and 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 your questions and comments at (316) 734–8096, or by email at DrJosh@Atlas.MD.

  • C. Wayne Weart, PharmD (Charleston, SC)

    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 Award 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 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 healthca­re management field for over 25 years and is a nationa­lly renowned speaker, consultant and author. Ms. Woodcock is a principal of Woodcock & Walker Consulting and has written dozens of books, chapters, articles and white papers including The Physician Billing Process: Avoiding Potholes in the Road to Getting Paid: Third Edition, 2015, and Mastering Patient Flow to Increase Efficien­cy and Earnings: Fourth Edition, 20­17.

    You may contact Ms. Woodcock with your questions and comments at 404–373–6195, or by email at Elizabeth@ElizabethWoodcock.com.

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