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The Oregon DO - August 14, 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: David Walls
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Upcoming Events

Primary Care CME Conference | Sep 17-20 | Embassy Suites, Portland


OMT Seminar-An Osteopathic Paradigm of Ideal Muscle Function | Sep 18-20 | Embassy Suites, Portland


The OPSO Open-Golf Fundraiser | Sep 18 1:30pm | Charbonneau Golf Course


OPSO Annual Meeting | Sep 20 9am | Embassy Suites Portland


Nutrition & Cooking Demonstration | Sep 17 | Embassy Suites Portland | Open to the Public - Physicians are encouraged to invite patients ​to this nutrition seminar just prior to the OPSO conference. Chef Curtis Aikens and registered dietitian Teresa Martin will discuss healthy eating.

OPSO Holiday Social & Preceptor Celebration | December 6 | Location TBD



DO of the Year | Help us recognize outstanding physicians


OPSO Board & Committees | Submit your letter of interest by August 30


Rural Health Coordinating Council | Submit your letter of interest by September 4

OPSO Board

Derrick Sorweide, DO | President

Bill Koenig, DO | President-Elect

Robyn Dreibelbis, DO | Past-President

Mike Jaczko, DO | Vice-President

Vincent Mesa, DO | Secretary/Treasurer

Orestes Gutierrez, DO

Jennifer LeTourneau, DO

Kevin Miller, DO | ACOFP Representative

Eric Sharp, DO

John Shonerd, DO

Bryan Walls, DO

Andrew Nelson, DO | Resident Representative

Sarah Wolff, OMS IV | Student Representative

August 14, 2015
All things CME

As the AOA CME Cycle ends this year we encourage you to check your reports early so we may assist in addressing any issues before the end of they year.


AOA Report: Members should have received an email from the AOA earlier this week indicating the number of CME credits that have been reported to the AOA. If you have attended an OPSO program that does not show up on your report, please contact us at You may view your AOA CME report through this link.

AOA CME Cycle: The AOA 3-Year CME Cycle ends on December 31, 2015. AOA membership requires a total of 120 credits per 3-year cycle. 30 credits of the 120 total must be in Category 1-A. ​Please note Family Medicine (AOBFP) requires 150.

Oregon Medical Board Requirements: The OMB requires physicians to earn 30 CME credit per year to maintain an active license. These credits may be earned in AOA Category 1-A or 2-A, or AMA Category 1.


Specialty CME Requirements: Specialty CME credits vary per Board as outlined in Osteopathic Continuous Certification or Maintenance of Certification.


OPSO CME programs are designed to meet your needs regardless of Board certification. OPSO applies for both AOA and AMA credit (through the AAFP). Additionally OPSO offers online streaming for your convenience. View the upcoming OPSO CME programs through this link.
Practice Management Webinars: The AOA is offering a series of webinars on a variety of practice management topics including cash practices, the ideal medical practice, the concierge practice, merging practices and more.
 HIPAA Tips-Document Disposal: The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently opened a compliance review and investigation regarding the disposal of unsecured documents containing protected health information. MORE

Monitoring Your Online Reputation: offers some quick tips to help physicians manage their online reputation. MORE

50th Anniversary of Medicare: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) marked its 50th anniversary by releasing updated Medicare state-by-state enrollment numbers, showing the growth of the program from 19.1 million Americans in 1966 to over 55 million today. MORE

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