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The 2018-19 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.”

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    D.T, MD, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

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    CE, PhD, Urbandale, IA

  • Allan A. Anderson, MD, MMM, CMD, DFAPA (Cambridge, Maryland)

    is a board-certified psychiatrist with subspecialty certification in geriatric psychiatry. He is also a Certified Medical Director as well as Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Anderson served as President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and in 2014 received the “Clinician of the Year” award from AAGP.

    His practice centers around the evaluation and treatment of individuals with cognitive dysfunction including Alzheimer’s di­sease and other dementias. Dr. Anderson has researched, written, and spoken extensively on topics associated with geriatric psychiatry, Alzheimer’s di­sease in particular. He is also a speaker for Assurex Health.

    You may contact Dr. Anderson with any questions or comments at 410–253–9697 or by email at geropsych@comcast.net.

  • Daniel J. Clauw, MD (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

    is professor of anesthesio­logy, medicine and psychiatry at University of Michigan where he also directs the Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center. He is board certified in internal medicine, trained in rheumatology and has done extensive research in chronic pain. Dr. Clauw is the recipient of numerous professional awards including most recently the American Academy of Pain Medicine’s “Founders Award” and University of Michigan’s De­an’s Award Program’s “Clinical Research Award.” He is a frequent speaker nationally, widely published in his fields, and has served on numerous specialty journal’s e­ditorial boards.

    Dr. Clauw is a consultant for Abbott Pharmaceuti­cal, Aptinyx, Astellas Pharmaceuti­cal, Cerephex, Daiichi Sankyo, Pfizer Inc., Samumed, Theravance, Tonix and Zynerba.

    You may contact Dr. Clauw with any questions or comments at (764) 998–6939 or dclauw@umich.edu.

  • Thomas P. Cox, ARM (Richmond, Virginia)

    was COO, Director of Marketing, and a Litigation Stress Coach for Winning Focus, Inc. He has over 28 years’ experience in insurance and risk management, working almost exclusively with health care professionals. Mr. Cox has held top positions with a large medical center, major medical malpractice insurance companies, and insurance agencies where he dealt with a broad spectrum of personal and professional risk. Mr. Cox is certified in risk management by the Insurance Institute of America and is a frequent writer and speaker on insurance related topics.

    You may contact Mr. Cox with any questions or comments at (804) 221–4369 or by email at tpcox928@gmail.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.

  • 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.

  • Joel Kahn, MD, FACC (Detroit, Michigan)

    is a practicing cardiologist, a clinical professor of medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and an associate professor at Oakland University/Be­aumont Hospital medical schools. Known as “America’s Ho­listic Heart Doc”, Dr. Kahn is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and maintains subspecialty board certification in cardiovascular medicine.

    Dr. Kahn has authored scores of publications in his field including articles, book chapters, and monographs. He writes articles for Huffington Post, MindBodyGre­en, and Reader’s Di­gest and has five books in publication including Your Whole Heart Solution, Dead Execs Don’t Get Bonuses, and The Plant Based Solution. He has regular appearances on Dr. Phil, The Doctors TV Show, and Fox 2 News.

    You may contact Dr. Kahn with any questions or comments at www.drjoelkahn.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.

  • Daniel G. Pompa, DDS (Roslyn Heights, New York)

    is a fellow of both The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and The International Congress of Oral Implantolo­gists. He has been a guest lecturer at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Pompa is a guest lecturer at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, University of Maryland School of Dentistry and the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internatio­nally, and in 2013 became a Seminar Series Speaker/Con­sultant for the American Dental Association. Dr. Pompa has been published in such journals as JADA and NYSAGD Journal as well as Dentistry Today where he has been listed as a “Leader in Continuing Education.” He is also an inventor, having been issued a U.S. Patent for his innovative work in the field of dental implantology.

    You may contact Dr. Pompa with any questions or comments at (516) 287–0917 or by email at dpompaoms@gmail.com.

  • Cullen Ruff, MD (Fairfax, Virginia)

    is a board-certified radiologist. He is in private practice with Fairfax Radiologic Consultants and is an associate professor in Virginia Commonwealth University’s De­partment of Radiology. He has authored numerous publications and articles in his field, and is the recipient of several teaching awards.

    You may contact Dr. Ruff with any questions or comments at cullen.ruff@frcpc.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.

  • Robert P. Siemion, Esq. (Southfield, Michigan)

    is a senior partner at Siemion Huckabay, P.C. He has been a defense trial attorney for 44 years, with particular expertise in defending medical malpractice, professional liability, drug, and HMO claims. Mr. Siemion received the 2014 Michigan Defense Trial Counsel's “Excellence in Defense Award”, the State Bar of Michigan's 2¬0­15 “Outstanding Achievement Award”, is a past recipient of the State Bar of Michigan's “Respected Advocate Award”, is a past chairman of the State Bar Negligence Section, and has been affiliated with American Educational Institute for over 15 years. He was recently inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

    You may contact Mr. Siemion with any questions or comments at (248) 213–2010 or by email at rsiemion@siemion-huckabay.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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