2021 Annual Clinical Conference of The Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

Conference Description:

This virtual conference will bring together ophthalmology and otolaryngology professionals to provide current evidence-based education including new techniques, technologies and changes in the field that is applicable to clinical practice.

Target Audience: KCSO&O members, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, LPNs, MAs, nurses and other healthcare professionals in the fields of ophthalmology and otolaryngology.

Paid Members: All live events will be recorded and available for viewing as an enduring CME material until December 31, 2021.

KCSO&O PRESIDENT: Thomas Whittaker, MD, JD, MS

Course Directors:
Ophthalmology: Thomas Whittaker, MD, JD, MS; Kenneth Goins, MD; Sean Gratton, MD
Otolaryngology: Clinton Humphrey, MD; Joseph Ursick, MD; Jason Showmaker, MD

Hosted by: The Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

Jointly provided by: The Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and the Institute for International Medicine (KCSO&O and INMED)

Commercial Support: No commercial support from an ACCME defined commercial interest was provided for this activity.

Exhibitor Highlight: Alcon

Learn more about The Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

To access enduring material, please click here

Ophthalmology Agenda

February 04, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Optic Neuritis. It’s Not Just Multiple Sclerosis Anymore Speaker: John Chen, MD

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Awards ceremony and business meeting

March 04, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

7:00pm – 8:00pm  Optic Neuritis. It’s Not Just Multiple Sclerosis Anymore Speaker: John Chen, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

April 01, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Microinvasive glaucoma surgery in clinical practice

Speaker: Alex Cohen, MD

7:00pm – 8:00pm Bumps on the eye.  To be or not be concerned

Speaker: Alex Cohen, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

May 06, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 8:00pm MISCS

Speaker: Scott Hickman, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

June 03, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Neurotrophic Keratopathy 

Speaker: Kenneth Kenyon, MD

7:00pm – 8:00pm Ocular Surface Reconstruction

Speaker: Kenneth Kenyon, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

Otolaryngology Agenda

February 04, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m Avoiding Disaster in Thyroid Surgery Speaker: David Terris, MD

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Awards ceremony and business meeting

March 04, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Lessons Learned After 2000 Parathyroidectomies Speaker: David Terris, MD

7:00pm – 8:00pm Endocrine Panel

Panel Presenters: David Terris, MD; Jason Bond, MD; Dr. Thompson; Jason Showmaker, MD (Moderator)

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

April 01, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

May 06, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 7:00pm Sinus Panel

Panel Presenters: Steven Ellis, MD; David Beahm, MD; Brent Senior, MD; Stan McClurg, MD (Moderator)

7:00pm – 8:00pm  Advanced Treatment Options for Bell’s Palsy

Speaker: Jeffrey Markey, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

June 03, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

6:00pm – 8:00pm What We Learned from a Global Pandemic and How to Prepare for the Next One

Speaker: Steven Simpson, MD

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

July 01, 2021 (All times are in Central Time)

Speaker: Brent Senior, MD

6:00pm – 8:00pm

8:00pm – 8:30pm Live Q&A

Membership Renewal: click here

*Membership in KCSO&O includes access to all presentations, up to 22 hours of CME and MOC, and a library of all presentations available for 12 months.

Conference Attendee Registration: click here

*Attendee registration is for those individuals who are NOT members of KCSO&O and includes access to all presentations, up to 22 hours of CME and MOC, and a library of all presentations available for 12 months.

Physician

KCSOO Active Member

 

Free

Allied Health Personnel

(Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, RN, LPNs, MAs, other healthcare professional)

$75
Fellow/Resident/Student $75
Industry Professional $175

Make checks payable to “Institute for International Medicine” and mail with registration form to:

Institute for International Medicine
ATTN: CE Department
2340 E. Meyer Blvd.
Building 1, Suite 338
Kansas City, MO 64132-1100

A $25 cancellation fee will apply for registrations cancelled within one week of the conference.

For additional information, contact the conference management/CME provider INMED at [email protected] or 816-444-6400 x3.

Ophthalmology Faculty

John Chen, MD, PhD                                                                                                                                                    

Dr. Chen has been at the Mayo Clinic since 2014 as an associate professor for the Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology. He co-chairs the Upper Midwest Neuro-Ophthalmology Group; is on multiple committees for AAO and NANOS; and serves as President Elect for MAO. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications.

 

 

Alex Cohen, MD, PhD                                                                                                                                                  

Dr. Alex Cohen completed his Ophthalmology Residency and Cornea and External Disease Fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.  He is a partner at the Eye Physicians and Surgeons, LLP in Iowa City, IA and a Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

 

Scott Hickman, MD                                                                                                                                                       

Dr. M. Scott Hickman was born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas and has been practicing ophthalmology since 2005.  He graduated from Lawrence High School, and attended the University of Kansas for his undergraduate degree. After college, he spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mauritania, West Africa in disease control and water sanitation. He attended the University of Hawaii School of Medicine and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York City for his internship. He received his ophthalmology training at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

In 2016, Dr. Hickman became the medical director of SEE International based out of Santa Barbara, California, a charity providing eye care throughout the world (https://www.seeintl.org/). From 2016 to 2017, he studied Public Health for Eye Care at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  He is a Clinical Assistant Professor (Volunteer), Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center since 2019.

Kenneth Kenyon, MD                                                                                                                                                    

Dr. Kenneth Kenyon is one of the world’s most experienced eye surgeons in the areas of corneal transplantation, trauma and refractive surgery. He practices, teaches, and conducts research continuously in the Greater Boston area as well as in Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean. He has performed thousands of corneal transplant and refractive surgical procedures and has trained more than 150 clinical and research fellows. He has authored over 300 scientific publications including a definitive text on ocular trauma.

 

Otolaryngology Faculty

page1image29437520David Beahm, MD
Dr. Beahm is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery with a joint appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Beahm graduated medical school at the University of Kansas and then completed residency at Louisiana State University in New Orleans.  Upon graduation, Dr. Beahm became faculty at LSU where he practiced for two years at the LSU University Hospital.  Following this Dr. Beahm entered fellowship as the inaugural fellow in Rhinology and Skull Base surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

Justin Bond, MD

Justin Bond, MD, FACS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.  He earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then completed residency training in the KU Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

After completing residency, Dr. Bond served as Clinical Assistant Professor and Chief of the Otolaryngology Section at the Kansas City VA Medical Center in Kansas City, MO from 2014-2017.  He then went on to pursue advanced fellowship training in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Bond’s clinical interests include the surgical management of benign and malignant conditions of the head and neck, including oral and throat cancers, thyroid, parathyroid, skin, and salivary gland tumors, transoral robotic surgery, and microvascular free flap reconstruction after major head and neck surgery.

Steven Ellis, MD

Justin Bond, MD, FACS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.  He earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then completed residency training in the KU Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

After completing residency, Dr. Bond served as Clinical Assistant Professor and Chief of the Otolaryngology Section at the Kansas City VA Medical Center in Kansas City, MO from 2014-2017.  He then went on to pursue advanced fellowship training in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Bond’s clinical interests include the surgical management of benign and malignant conditions of the head and neck, including oral and throat cancers, thyroid, parathyroid, skin, and salivary gland tumors, transoral robotic surgery, and microvascular free flap reconstruction after major head and neck surgery.

Jeffrey Markey, MD

Dr. Markey earned his undergraduate and medical diplomas in his home state of Kansas before traveling west to San Francisco to pursue surgical training at the University of California, San Francisco. He then further honed his surgical skills during a dedicated AAFPRS subspecialty fellowship at the Oregon Health & Science University, one of the oldest and most prestigious facial plastic training programs in the country. Dr. Markey then served as Assistant Professor in the division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at New York University Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, New York. Finally, Dr. Markey returned home to the Greater Kansas City area to continue to practice cutting edge rejuvenation and reconstructive techniques and top notch patient care.

 

 

 

Stanley McClurg, MD

Disclosure: Consultant: Aerin Medical, Intersect ENT, Stryker – All disclosures resolved

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Showmaker, MD

Jason Showmaker is a general otolaryngologist who is certi􀂦ed as an endocrine ultrasonographer. His practice includes general otolaryngology with an emphasis on treating disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.

 

 

 

Steven Simpson, MD

Dr. Simpson is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kansas. He is President of the American College of Chest Physicians and a member of the NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel and of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines Panel.

 

 

 

 

David Terris, MD

Dr. Terris is Regents Professor of Otolaryngology and Endocrinology at Augusta University. He went to college at Cornell, medical school at Duke, and did residency and fellowship at Stanford. He has a busy clinical practice limited to endocrine surgery and has edited 6 books and authored more than 200 publications.

 

 

 


Robert Thompson, MD

Dr. Robert Thompson graduated magna cum laude in 1981 from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree with high honors in 1985 from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, a prestigious medical honor society. Dr. Thompson completed internship in General Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in 1986 and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the nationally recognized Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in 1990. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital operates the busiest pediatric ENT program in the country. Dr. Thompson entered professional practice in Overland Park, Kansas in July 1990. In 1991 Dr. Thompson founded Head and Neck Surgery of Kansas City, P.A. He feels fortunate to have had accomplished and gifted physicians join him in the practice. He is a past Chairman of Surgery at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He has had committee and leadership positions at area hospitals and surgery centers. Dr. Thompson is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and licensed by both the Kansas and Missouri State Boards of Healing Arts. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Brent A. Senior, MD

Dr. Brent A. Senior is Nat and Sheila Harris Distinguished Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He has authored over 150 papers and presented over 450 national and international lectures. He is currently Vice President for Development of the ARS and President of the IRS.

Faculty

Disclosure information can be found on CME/CE tab.

 

Check back soon for bios of our distinguished faculty.

No commercial support was provided

Planning Committee

Sean Gratton, MD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose

Kenneth Goins, MD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose

Micah C. Flint, MPA, RN, DINPH (INMED): Nothing to Disclose

Clinton Humphrey, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

Joseph Ursick, MD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose                                                                                                                                                                                        

Jason Showmaker, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

Thomas Whittaker, MS, JD, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

Global Objectives

After attending this conference, I am able to:

(Otolaryngology)

(Ophthalmology)

Faculty

John Chen, MD, PhD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose

Alex Cohen Goins, MD, PhD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose

Scott Hickman, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

David Beam, MD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose                                                                                                                                                                                        

Justin Bond, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

Steven Ellis, MD (KCSOO): Sano/Genzyme

Jeffrey Markey, MD (KSCOO): Nothing to Disclose                                                                                                                                                                                        

Stanley McClurg, MD (KCSOO): Consultant: Aerin Medical, Intersect ENT, Stryker – All disclosures resolved

Jason Showmaker, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

Steven Simpson, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

David Terris, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

Robert Thompson, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

Kenneth Kenyon, MD (KCSOO): Disclosures: Consultant: Oxervate Clinical Trial (Dompe Pharma), Uncompensated Clinical Investigator, BioTissue/TissueTech (minor stockholder)

Sean Simpson, MD (KCSOO): Nothing to Disclose

Planning committee members, faculty, staff, peer reviewers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with commercial interests. All conflicts of interest that are identified are vetted and resolved through a resolution process to ensure the content is fair and balanced. Disclosures will be provided in the educational materials.

Accreditation Statements:

Physician

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Missouri State Medical Association through the joint providership of Institute for International Medicine (INMED) and Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. The Institute for International Medicine is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Institute for International Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.

Continuing Certification (formerly known as Maintenance of Certification – MOC): American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)

“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to satisfy the Lifelong Learning, Self-Assessment, Improvement in Medical Practice and/or Patient Safety requirements for the American Board of Ophthalmology’s Maintenance of Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting Continuing Certification credit.”

American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOHNS)

“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to meet the expectations of the American Board of Otolaryngology’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of recognizing participation.”

Successful Completion to Receive CME and/or MOC:

• Participate during the live internet activity

• Complete the evaluation and credit claims form

Desirable Physician Attributes/Core Competencies:

Patient Care & Procedural (ACGME/ABMS)                     Interpersonal and Communication Skills (ACGME/ABMS)

Professionalism (ACGME/ABMS)                                       Provide Patient Centered Care (IOM)

Employ Evidence-Based Practice (IOM)                            System Based Practice (ACGME/ABMS)

The  virtual conference will be held on KCSOO Conference Page

Current Exhibitors:

Gold Exhibitor:Alcon

Silver Exhibitor: Allergan

$1,500 Gold Exhibitors Benefits:

  • Recognized as Gold Level Exhibitor on Website and in Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to all exhibit booth features
  • Live chat with attendees
  • 12 months of exhibiting

$1,000 Silver Exhibitor Benefits:

  • Recognized as Silver Level Exhibitor on Website and in Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to all exhibit booth features
  • 12 months of exhibiting

$500 Standard Exhibitor Benefits;

  • Recognized as Standard Level Exhibitor on Website and in Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to all exhibit booth features
  • 6 months of exhibiting

For additional information, contact the conference management/CME provider INMED at [email protected] or 816-444-6400 x3; you can also visit the exhibitor registration site.

Hal Foster Award

Click here to learn more about the Hal Foster Award

2021 Hal Foster Award: Ophthalmology

Deloris Bell, MD

Dr. Bell graduated medical school and completed her ophthalmology residency and ocular pathology at KU Medical Center.  She entered private practice in Overland Park and joined the KU faculty, teaching medical students and residents for twelve years.  Dr. Bell recently retired after 40 plus years of private practice.  She has served the profession of Ophthalmology through her membership, service, and leadership in numerous medical societies.  These include leadership and Board positions with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology, Kansas Medical Society, Kansas State Ophthalmology Society, and Johnson County Medical Society.  Dr. Bell has been a tireless advocate for the Ophthalmology profession and patients.  With all her accomplishments and leadership in Ophthalmology, Dr. Bell is best known for the compassionate care she gave to her patients.

2021 Hal Foster Award: Otolaryngology

Andrew Pavlovich, MD

Dr. Pavlovich graduated magna cum laude from Wabash College in Indiana.  He completed his medical degree at the University of Indiana.  He spent two years as a surgical resident at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and completed hist ENT residency at the University of Oklahoma.  He served as the Chief Resident during his last year of residency and published numerous articles during this time.   In 1989, he joined the Jackson County Head and Neck Group.  He was the first formally trained endoscopic sinus surgeon in the group.  Dr. Pavlovich served as the President of Lee’s Summit Hospital, President of Saint Luke’s Surgery Center, and the President of Kansas City Society Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Because of the changes to this year’s conference, we have compiled a list of FAQ
If you have further questions, please contact INMED at [email protected]
WATCH LIVE TO CLAIM BOTH CME AND MOC CREDIT 

1. What is the format for this year’s event?
Because of the pandemic, this year’s event will be virtual.

2. What are the dates for this year’s event?
March 4
April 1
May 6
June 3

3. What time will the events start?
6:00 p.m. CST.

4. What is the agenda for each night?
Each night will include an Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology track.
Each track typically includes 2 pre-recorded lectures followed by live Q & A       sessions with the speaker.
For a more detailed agenda, visit: INMED’s Event Page.

5. How do I join each session?
On the day of the event, this LINK will be sent to participants.
OR
Visit INMED’s Event Page and click on the “Join Conference” button.

6. Do I need a username and password?
No. The first time you visit the event site (see #5 above), you will be asked
to enter your name and email. That’s all you need to enter the conference.

7. What if I’m not receiving emails from INMED?
Check your junk folder.
If the emails are not in your junk folder, please contact INMED for
assistance at [email protected]

8. What if I’m unable to view the presentation at 6:00 on the night of the    event?
Each session will be available as part of a library of enduring material, which     will be accessible HERE until December 31, 2021.

9. How do I claim CME credit?
Links to credit claim forms will be emailed to members at the conclusion of
each live event.
AND
Links to credit claim forms will be available HERE until December 31, 2021.

10. I have renewed my KCSO&O membership and paid my dues. Do I need to register for these events?
No. Your membership is your registration for these events. The first time
you visit the event website, you’ll need to sign in with your name and email.
After that, you’ll be able to enter the site and view the presentations.

Thank you,KCSO&O and INMED

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