Schedule

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Tuesday, May 21

Time Event Location Speakers
8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

ABOM Board Exam, Part A

There is a one-hour lunch break and the exam end time is variable depending on attendance.

Bolden 2  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABOM Directors Meeting, Closed meeting Strand 7  
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Registration Opens Second-floor registration area  
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting, Closed Meeting Bolden 6   
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Academic Fellowship Meeting,
Closed Meeting
Bolden 4  


Wednesday, May 22

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Opens Second-floor registration area  
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

ABOM Exam, Part B 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

There is a one-hour lunch break and the exam end time is variable depending on attendance.

Bolden 1  
8:00 am - 12:00 pm  AAOM Academic Fellowship & Academic Affiliate Fellowship Exam Bolden 5  
8:00 am - 12:30 pm ABOM Board Review Course
Individuals who plan to take the ABOM Exam (Part A & B) are invited to attend this preparatory course. You must register to attend this session, which requires an additional fee.
Strand 7  
  Welcome & Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology   Speaker: Alessandro Villa, DDS, PhD, MPH
  Dental Management of the Medically Complex Patient   Speaker: Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD
  Pharmacology   Speaker: Joel Napeñas, DDS FDSRCS(Ed)
  Orofacial Pain    Speaker: Andres Pinto, DMD, MPH, MSCE, MBA, FDSRCS (Ed)
  Oral Medicine    Speaker: Eric Stoopler, DMD, FDSRCS, FDSRCPS
  Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology   Speaker: Sook Bin Woo, DMD
  Laboratory Medicine    Speaker: Kenataro Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd   
  Message from the American Board of Oral Medicine     
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Board of Trustees Meeting (closed meeting) Strand A/B  
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AAOM Scientific Committee Meeting (closed meeting) Strand 3  
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm  Welcome to the Conference and Overview of AAOM History Empire Ballroom B  Speaker: Martin Tyler, DDS, Med.
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm  Sol Silverman Memorial Lecture:
Reducing the Toxicity While Maintaining Efficacy: Emerging Advances in the Administration of Radiation Therapy
Empire Ballroom B

Moderator: John Robinson, DDS

Keynote Speaker: Sue. S. Yom, MD, PhD 

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Welcome to AAOM Annual Meeting and Reception

Kick off your conference experience by visiting with colleagues both old and new while enjoying the wonderful food and drink.
Empire Ballroom A  

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Thursday, May 23

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Opens Second-floor registration area  
7:00 am - 8:00 am Past President's Breakfast (closed meeting) Strand 2  
7:00 am - 8:00 am  All-Conference Breakfast Empire Foyer  
7:30 am - 8:00 am World Workshop on Oral Medicine Updates Empire Ballroom B Speaker: Ross Kerr, DDS, MSD
8:00 am - 9:30 am Plenary I Session: Integration of Oral Health into General Healthcare Empire Ballroom B Moderator: Bruce Donoff, DMD, MD
  The Role of Oral Medicine in Primary Care   Speaker: Peter B. Lockhart, DDS
  Integrating Oral & Medical Health Care:  Highlights in the Economic Perspective   Speaker: Bruce Donoff, DMD, MD
  Personalized/Precision Medicine: Implications for Oral Medicine   Speaker: Camile Farah, BDSc, W.Aust, MDSc, Ph.D., GCEd(HE), GCExLead, FRACDS, FOMAA FIAOO, FICD, FPFA, UQ
9:30 am - 9:50 am

Break

Network with colleagues and visit with conference exhibitors while taking a short break between sessions.

Sponsored by PCCA

Empire Foyer  
9:30 am - 4:45 pm

Poster Hanging

Poster presentations must be hung by 4:45 pm

Empire Ballroom A  
9:50 am - 10:40 am Jonathan Ship Lecture:
Global Burden of Orofacial Disorders: Prevalence, Disability, Solutions
Empire Ballroom B

Moderator: A. Ross Kerr DDS, MSD

Speaker: Mark Drangsholt, DDS, MPH, Ph.D.

10:40 am - 11:30 am 

Lester Burket Memorial Award Abstract Presentations
Each year, residents of the accredited US and Canadian oral medicine training programs compete to receive the Lester Burket Memorial Award for exemplary research. Awardees present their research during this session.

View & Download Abstracts

Empire Ballroom B

Moderators:
Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD

Ken Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd   

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch (on your own)    
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm ABOM Diplomates Luncheon
The American Board of Oral Medicine promotes and maintains the highest standards of teaching, research, and patient care in the discipline of oral medicine for the benefit of the public. This luncheon is for all Diplomates of ABOM, where they will receive a report from the Directors of ABOM.

This ticketed event is open to ABOM Diplomates only. Pre-registration is required. Tickets will be available for purchase onsite.  
Empire Ballroom C  
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

AAOM Program Directors Committee Meeting (closed meeting)

Strand 2  
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 

Oral Abstracts Session I

View & Download Abstracts
Empire Ballroom B Moderators:

Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD

Ken Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd 

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

Break

Network with colleagues and visit with conference exhibitors while taking a short break between sessions.

Sponsored by PCCA

Empire Foyer  
2:50 pm - 3:30 pm  Honorary Member Lecture:
Clonidine: A Novel Way for Managing Hypertension in the Dental Office
Empire Ballroom B

Moderator: Craig Miller, DMD, MS

Speaker: Robert Henry, DMD, MPH

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 

Oral Medicine Practice Session I:  
Pharmacotherapeutics and Beyond 

Empire Ballroom B Moderator: James Cade, DDS
  Update on the Opioid Crises: What Can We Do About It    

Speaker: James Cade, DDS

  New Generation Anticoagulant in Dental Practice: Guidelines and Precautions   Speaker: Cindy Leissinger, MD
  Integrative Medicine: How to Complement your Patients' Care?  

Speakers: Dharti Patel, DMD, ND, FDS RCSEd

 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Academic Fellowship Business Meeting Strand 2  
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Meet & Greet AAOM: Who We Are and What We're Doing For You
Meet the AAOM leadership in an informal setting to learn more about AAOM.

Hosted by AAOM President Lauren Patton, DDS, and Immediate Past President Eric Stoopler, DMD, FDSRCS, FDSRCPS

Empire Ballroom A  
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  Posters Session

Poster abstracts are visual representations that summarize recent work and encourage collaboration and discussion. Come see the selected poster abstracts and have a drink and network with your colleagues.

View & Download Abstracts

Sponsored by PCCA

Empire Ballroom A  
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Poster Removal Empire Ballroom A  
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UPenn Reception (private event)    

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Friday, May 24

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Opens  Second-floor registration area  
7:00 am - 8:00 am

All-Conference Breakfast 

Empire Ballroom B  
7:15 am - 8:00 am

General Assembly Meeting
AAOM will hold its general membership meeting to brief members on the state of the Academy and to conduct general business.

Empire Ballroom B  
8:00 am - 9:30 am 

Multidisciplinary Expert Panel in Orofacial Pain: How to Solve the Dilemma in Facial Pain: An Interactive Case-Based Discussion

Empire Ballroom B

Moderator:
Gary D. Klasser, DMD, Cert. Orofacial Pain

Speakers: Henry Gremillion, DDS, MAGD (Orofacial Pain); Maria-Carmen Wilson, MD (Neurology & Headache); Dennis Paul, PhD (Pharmacology); Eric Cedor, PT, DPT, ScD, COMT (Physical Therapy)

9:30 am - 9:50 am 

Break

Network with colleagues and visit with conference exhibitors while taking a short break between sessions.

Empire Foyer  
9:50 am - 10:40 am

Samuel Charles Miller Lecture:
Oral Complications of Cancer Therapy: Findings from OraStem and OraRad

Empire Ballroom B

Moderators: Thomas Sollecito, DMD

Speaker: Mike Brennan, DDS

10:40 am - 11:40 am

OTOD Session: Resident Case Report Presentations

View & Download Abstracts

Empire Ballroom B Moderators

Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD

Ken Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Product Theater Luncheon

Using Powerful Tools to: Protect Assets from Lawsuits, Protect Your Medical License & Protect from Overpaying Taxes.

Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Register Now

Sponsored by Legally Mine

Empire Ballroom C Speaker: Art McOmber
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

OOOO Journal Editor's Luncheon

This is a closed luncheon for AAOM’s OOOO Journal editors.

Sponsored by Elsevier

Strand 2  
12:00 pm - 1:10 pm

Lunch (on your own)

Take this opportunity to network with colleagues over lunch at the hotel or at local restaurants. Eat well while you’re in New Orleans: View top recommended nearby restaurants.

   
1:00 pm - 3:10 pm

Oral Abstracts Session II

View & Download Abstracts
Empire Ballroom B

Moderator: Bhavik Desai, PhD, DMD

Ken Ikeda, DDS, MPh, FDS RCSEd 

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

Break

Network with colleagues and visit with conference exhibitors while taking a short break between sessions.

Empire Ballroom Foyer  
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 

Plenary II Session: Oral Medicine and Oncology Care

Empire Ballroom B Moderator: Jonelyn Langenstein, MM, MS, CCC-SLP
  The Reciprocal Interaction Between Oral Medicine and Hematology-Oncology   Speaker: Stephen Sonis, DMD, DMSc
  Quality of Life Improvement in Head and Neck Cancer Patients: The Role of the Nutritionist   Speaker: Michele Fradella, RD, CSO, LDN
  Reversing Negative Outcomes of Cancer Therapy: Collaboration Between Oral Medicine and Speech Therapy   Speaker: Jonelyn Langenstein, MM, MS, CCC-SLP
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Oral Medicine Residents and New Graduates Meeting: Facing the Future - Together

Welcoming recent graduates and oral medicine residents.

Foster 1

Moderator: Lina Mejia, DDS, MPA, DABOM

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

President's Awards Banquet

Join us for an evening of recognition and celebration. This is a formal event and cocktail attire is encouraged. Pre-registration is required to attend. (*This is a ticketed event, you must RSVP and pay during registration to attend this banquet)

Empire Ballroom A  

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Saturday, May 25

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 am - 8:00 am All-Conference Breakfast  Empire Ballroom Foyer  
7:30 am - 2:00 pm 

Registration Opens

Second-floor registration area  
8:00 am - 9:30 am 

Plenary III Session: Interdisciplinary Innovations: The Mission of Combating Autoimmune and Immune Derived Disease

Empire Ballroom B  Moderator: Alan Nathaniel Baer, MD
  Innovative Collaborations in Oral Medicine and Dermatology    Speaker:
Nicole Renee Leboeuf, MD
  Sjӧgren Syndrome Research: A Model of Interprofessional Interaction   Speaker:
Alan Nathaniel Baer, MD
9:30 am - 9:50 am

Break

Network with colleagues and visit with conference exhibitors while taking a short break between sessions.

   
9:50 am - 11:50 am Meet the Expert Sessions
The Meet the Expert session is designed to allow an open discussion with experts in areas within the field of Oral Medicine. Conference attendees will pre-register for two 45-minute sessions, with final session assignments provided upon checking in on-site at the conference. As space for each Expert session is limited, please only attend the sessions for which you are assigned. This is a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field so please come prepared with questions! 
 

 

  Critical Issues in Systematic Reviews Foster 1 Speaker
Craig Miller, DMD, MS
  Industry Supported Trials for New Practitioners Foster 2 Speaker: Arwa M. Farag, BDS, DMSc, Dip ABOM, Dip ABOP, FDS RCSEd.
  Challenges in Orofacial Pain Diagnosis Strand 10B

Speaker:
Henry Gremillion, DDS, MAGD

Gary D. Klasser, DMD, Cert. Orofacial Pain

  Utilization of Social Media in Oral Medicine  Strand 11A

Speaker:
Jaisri R. Thoppay, DDS, MBA, MS

  Navigating the Red Tape of Oral Medicine Practice  Strand 12A

Speaker:
Andres Pinto, DMD, MPH, MSCE, MBA, FDSRCS (Ed)

  How to Personalize your Patient Care: Insights on the Future of Clinical Practice Strand 12B

Speaker: Camile Farah, BDSc W.Aust, MDSc, Ph.D., GCEd(HE), GCExLead, FRACDS, FOMAA FIAOO, FICD, FPFA, UQ

11:50 am - 1:10 pm

Lunch (on your own)

Take this opportunity to network with colleagues over lunch at the hotel or at local restaurants. Eat well while you’re in New Orleans: View top recommended nearby restaurants.

   
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

AAOM Executive Committee Meeting

This is a closed meeting for the AAOM Executive Committee.

Strand 10A  
1:10 pm - 3:10 pm Oral Medicine Practice Session II: Empowering the future of Oral Medicine Empire Ballroom B Moderator:
Scott DeRossi, DMD
  Clinical Oral Medicine: From Academia to Private Practice   Speaker:
Mike Brennan, DDS
  Clinical Leadership in Oral Medicine    Speaker
Scott DeRossi, DMD
  Mid-Level Providers in Oral Medicine   Speaker:
Michelle Baxter, APRN
  The Role of Forensic Odontology in Catastrophic Emergencies & Natural Disasters   Speaker:
Robin Ainsworth, DDS
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Closing the Conference Happy Hour 8 Block Kitchen & Bar  

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