The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP) is hosting mildly-moderated learning sessions on the second Sunday of each month at 8 p.m. Members can join the conversation by logging on to the OAFP Facebook or YouTube page to watch live.
We open with a brief welcome and then turn it over to the moderator and presenter. Following the interview, we open it up for questions and answer through Facebook and YouTube comments before signing off. The sessions are 30 to 45 minutes of education and fun!
Financial support for this program is provided by the AAFP Foundation to the Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium (FMPC) and is funded by members like you! Help programs like this continue to support family medicine by giving to the AAFP Foundation. Select “Chapter Grants” when making your gift online. Thank you!
November 14, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP Past President Mike Sevilla, MD, FAAFP, this session features OAFP President Teresa Zryd, MD, MSPH, FAAFP.
Dr. Zryd walks us through her unique journey to family medicine, covering a variety of topics, lessons learned along the way, and the joys of a career in family medicine.
September 12, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP Past President Mike Sevilla, MD, FAAFP, this session features a recorded presentation by Justin Oldham, MD, MS, director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Program at the University of California at Davis.
Dr. Oldham discusses the complexity of interstitial lung disease recognition with a focus on diagnostic criteria and the importance of collaborating with specialists for a timely diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases.
This presentation is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a proud Partner in Health of the OAFP, and is intended for healthcare professionals only.
August 29, 2021
|This session is all about how you can claim American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) credit for work you are currently doing.
Moderated by OAFP Immediate Past President Mike Sevilla, MD, FAAFP, this session features a panel of OAFP members that have each utilized the ABFM’s new COVID-19 Self-Directed Performance Improvement activity option to turn the incredible work they accomplished delivering care during the COVID-19 pandemic into valuable ABFM credit. Resources and tools to help you navigate the process can be found on OAFP’s ABFM Family Medicine Certification webpage.
This session is part of the OAFP’s COVID-19 Self-Directed Clinical Pilot Campaign that is being supported by a grant provided by the AAFP Foundation Philanthropic Consortium (FMPC) which is funded by members like you! Help programs like this continue to support family medicine by giving to the FMPC. Select “Chapter Grants” when making your gift online.
August 8, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP President Mike Sevilla, MD, this session features Michael Holliday, MD, medical director of University Health Services and associate professor of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Holliday shares his own story of burnout, the actions he took to overcome it, and an overview of lessons he learned throughout his journey. From explaining how to not confuse system issues with what’s in an individual’s control and creating a positive interaction between these two, to figuring out how to stop blaming, Dr. Holliday covers it all.
July 11, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP President Mike Sevilla, MD, this session features Robert Ryu, MD, who gives a presentation titled The Aging Spine: Recognition and Treatment Options.
Dr. Robert Ryu is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon with Orthopedic ONE in Upper Arlington, OH. Dr. Ryu has extensive training in minimally invasive surgery, cervical and lumbar disc arthroplasty, motion preservation technology, and navigation-guided and robotic-assisted spinal surgery to treat degenerative spinal disorders, spinal deformity, and spinal trauma.
This session was sponsored by Orthopedic ONE.
June 13, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP President Mike Sevilla, MD, this session features Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP, Regional Medical Director, Growth Partnerships at Aledade (@KimYuMD) who dove into the important question of what’s next after CPC+, including how to transition to value based care.
After viewing this session, participants will:
During their discussion, they also reference a variety of informative resources created by Aledade. Here are a few mentioned:
This session was sponsored by Aledade, a proud OAFP Partner in Health.
May 9, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP President Mike Sevilla, MD, this session features Varun Gopinath, MPH, a medical student at NEOMED and participant of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation’s Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute. Also joining the session was Varun’s project mentor and OAFP Past President, Linda Stone, MD.
To address the health disparity found in the Fairfax neighborhood of Cleveland, OH, Varun’s project focuses on the aspects of loneliness amongst seniors and building clinician-patient partnership through meaningful conversation with StoryCorps Connect, an online platform designed for distanced interaction. The goal of the project is to utilize StoryCorps discussion led by open-ended questions to develop bi-directional understanding and to re-imagine solutions to current health disparities.
May 9, 2021
The Asthma Resource Center, offered by PRECISION, is an unbranded initiative of AstraZeneca Medical Affairs, dedicated to improving the identification and management of patients with uncontrolled asthma and accelerating the journey toward precision medicine in practice. PRECISION resources include a checklist for physicians to use with patients during clinic visits to help assess and manage asthma, patient resources, and short videos for use with patients or caregivers, and in-depth physician tools for self-directed review.
|Moderated by OAFP President Mike Sevilla, MD, this session features Shyam Subramanian, MD, FCCP, section chief, pulmonary and critical care, Sutter Gould Medical Foundation in Northern California, and chief of specialty clinics.
Asthma is one of the most prevalent, lifelong chronic disease, which afflicts more than 25 million Americans – that’s one in every 13 people. Hear this expert speaker discuss innovative, validated tools to improve the identification and management of uncontrolled asthma.
After viewing this session, participants will:
This session was sponsored by AstraZeneca, a proud OAFP Partner in Health.
April 11, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP President Mike Sevilla, MD, this session features Graham Pallante, MD, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip & knee reconstruction with Orthopedic ONE in Columbus, OH.
Dr. Pallante discusses common questions related to total hip and knee replacement such as:
*This session was sponsored by Orthopedic ONE. For more information about Orthopedic ONE, including referrals, visit its website.
March 14, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP President Mike Sevilla, MD, this session features David O’Gurek, MD, FAAFP, a family physician from Pennsylvania. Dr. O’Gurek practices comprehensive outpatient family medicine, as well as medical director of the TRUST Clinic, an office-based opioid treatment (OBOT) program for patients who have opioid use disorder (OUD). He also serves as director of Begin the Turn, a community-based, multidisciplinary mobile care unit serving patients with OUD and homelessness in North Philadelphia.
Dr. O’Gurek provides insights and information on the national overdose crisis, guidelines on prescribing, and valuable explanations on information from the American Academy of Family Physicians’ (AAFP) new Chronic Pain Management Toolkit.
The AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit, developed by the Academy with partial funding from a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant and published online in February, provides family physicians with an assortment of items to aid in the effective assessment, diagnosis, and management of chronic pain.
February 28, 2021
|This session features Jake Brock, a medical student at NEOMED and participant of the AAFP Foundation’s Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute. Mr. Brock joined our Bite-Sized session in October 2020 to share more about his plans for his project and to ask physicians to complete his survey. During this session, his mentor, Beth Oller, MD, joins the discussion as they share the project’s results. Listen in as the speakers discuss physician burnout, strategies to combat it, why family medicine is the best specialty, and so much more!
For more information about the AAFP Foundation’s Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute, visit www.aafpfoundation.org.
February 23, 2021
|In conjunction with Black History Month, this session was created to serve as a space to celebrate and highlight the experiences of a panel of Black family physicians and medical students. The panel of leaders share their stories, passion, and contributions to the Academy, the specialty of family medicine, and the practice of healing. Listen in as the panelists discuss the importance of mentorship, health equity, and advocacy. Their message is powerful!
Panel of leaders include:
February 14, 2021
|Moderated by OAFP President Mike Sevilla, MD, this session features Alex McDonald, MD, and Mary Krebs, MD, discussing the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr. McDonald is a family medicine and sports medicine certified family physician at Kaiser Permanente in Fontana, CA. He is very active on social media and helped to start the #ThisIsOurShot campaign. Dr. Krebs is the medical director of primary care at Cohere Health and provides insight into her experience receiving the vaccine and what Ohioans can expect.
#ThisIsOurShot is a grassroots coalition of healthcare workers whose mission is to elevate voices of healthcare heroes to build vaccine-trusts towards a COIVD-free world. They are mobilizing physicians and healthcare workers in a national grassroots campaign as trusted vaccine messengers with fidelity to science and evidence. The goal is to catalyze critical public confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine, especially amongst communities of color, younger individuals, and lower socioeconomic populations.
You can join the movement by:
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