Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Spring Regional Conference 2020


SAVE THE DATE | June 26, 2020 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Friday, June 26, 2020:

12:45 PM – 5:00 PM Registration/WebEx Enrollment
12:45 PM – 1:00 PM Opening Comments
Scott S. Cyrus, DO, Pediatric Division Chief, CME Director
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM The Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 the cause of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Deborah Bramblett, PhD and Michael Woods, PhD

  1. Describe the common molecular characteristics of Coronaviruses
  2. Compare the emergence of SARS-CoV2 to SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV
  3. Explain SARS-CoV replication and the role of the viral S protein and its cognate receptor there in
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM Osteopathic Clinical Approach to Disease
Adrienne Kania, DO

  1.  Demonstrate an understanding of osteopathic medicine, including its philosophy and application. 
  2. Be able to identify examples of the four tenets of osteopathic medicine.
  3. Recognize the 5 Models of Osteopathic care.
3:00 PM – 3:50 PM Native American Health and Healthcare
Adela Lente, MD

  1. Understand the history of Native American treaty agreements
  2. Understand the role of Indian Health Services in Native American Health care.
  3. Recognize the health disparities among Native Americans.
  4. Recognize the ways to address the health disparities in Native American populations.
4:00 PM – 4:50 PM Border Medicine in 2020: Challenges and Changes
Leah Swift, DO

  1. Describe the characteristics of our sector of the border
  2. Review health priorities at the border through the lens of the present day
  3. “What crisis?” Discuss recent geopolitical history affecting our region
  4. Looking ahead: challenges and change

Activity Description: This will be an online presentation with audience interaction lasting approximately 4 hours.

Financial Disclosure for Speakers and Planners: There is no financial support for this activity. Dr. Kania has been given a grant by the AOA and upon review there was found no commercial interest nor bias. All other presenters and planners do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Memorial Medical Center and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Burrell College is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.

Memorial Medical Center designates this interactive online activity for a maximum of 4 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Burrell College designates this interactive online program for a maximum of 4 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s).