Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

30th Annual CME Spring Fling

May 20-21, 2016
The DoubleTree Hotel Tulsa Downtown
616 West 7th Street
Tulsa, Okla.
918-587-8000 or 800-838-7914

Presented by
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
OSU-COM Alumni Association

View brochure with Conference Schedule and Hotel Information

Conference Objectives

The 30th Annual CME Spring Fling Conference is planned for physicians with emphasis on providing information through demonstration and technique to develop a more accurate clinical diagnostic ability and understanding of various medical conditions and the most effective treatments. Participants will learn to foster a closer relationship between doctor and patient and to improve outcomes.



Conference Schedule

Friday, May 20

  • 7:30 a.m. Registration with Continental Breakfast (provided)
    Sign-in is required once only for the entire conference
  • 7:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 8 a.m. Providing Lenses for Looking at the Intergenerational  Impact of Maternal Mental Illness
    Tessa Chesher, D.O.
    Certified: Child Psychiatry
    Owasso, Okla.
  • 9 a.m. Practical Approaches to Reducing Weight Bias in the Outpatient Setting
    Colony Fugate, D.O.
    Certified: Pediatrics, Obesity Medicine
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 10 a.m. Diabetes Update – New Drugs, New Methods of Care
    Kelly Murray, Pharm.D., BCACP
    Certified: Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 11 a.m. Genetic Disorders – Di George Syndrome/22 Q Deletion
    Michael Kayser, D.O.
    Certified: Pediatrics
    Tulsa, Okla.
  •  Noon Lunch Buffet (provided)
  • 12:30 p.m. The Secrets of Whole Life Insurance
    Kyle Christensen, B.A.
    Certified: Financial Planner Unique Advantage
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 1:30 p.m. Medical Liabilities Through Volunteering – Physicals, Games, Assistance in Emergencies
    Scott Ghere, D.O.
    Certified: Family Medicine
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 2:30 p.m. Requirements and Operations of Preceptorship
    Lora Cotton, D.O.
    Certified: Family Medicine
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 3:30 p.m. Treating Pregnancy in a Primary Care Practice
    Cory Babb, D.O.
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Tulsa, Okla.
  • 4:30 p.m. Break
  • 4:45 p.m. Proper Prescribing Lecture - Opioid prescribing 2016: Understanding the Guidelines
    Scott Anthony, D.O.
    Certified: Anesthesiology
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 5:45 p.m. Adjourn

Saturday, May 21

  • 7:30 a.m. Registration with Continental Breakfast (provided)
    No sign-in required on this day
  • 8 a.m. Acute MI and Stroke Treatment in the Rural Setting
    Jason McElyea, D.O.
    Certified: Family Medicine
    McAlester, Okla.
  • 9 a.m. Osteopathic Continuous Certification Requirements
    Gary Slick, D.O.
    Certified: Nephrology, Internal Medicine
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 10 a.m. End of Life Planning and Care
    Terry Grewe, D.O.
    Certified: Family Medicine
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 11 a.m. Dermatology in Family Medicine – What to Look For/When to Refer
    Miranda Smith, M.D.
    Certified: Dermatology/ Family Practice
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • Noon Lunch Buffet (provided)
  • 1 p.m. Hypertension JNC 8 Guidelines
    Ken Calabrese, D.O.
    Certified: Nephrology/ Internal Medicine
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 2 p.m. Integrative Medicine
    Michele Neil, D.O.
    Certified: Internal Medicine
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 3 p.m. TBI/Concussion Panel – Management of Sport Related Concussions
    Stephanie Aldret, DO
    Certified: Family Medicine/ Sports Medicine
    Lafayette, La.
  • 3 p.m. TBI/Concussion Panel – Return to Play After Concussions: What Are the Best Practices?
    Jennifer Volberding, Ph.D.
    Certified: Athletic Training
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 3 p.m. TBI/Concussion Panel – Implementation of New Screenings, Computer Programs and Evaluations
    David Jackson
    Associate Director, Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association
    Tulsa, Okla.
  • 5 p.m. Adjourn


Includes course material, CME credits,continental breakfast and lunch on Friday and Saturday. One parking pass will be provided to each participant. Lunch can be provided for additional guests at $20 per person.

Students, interns and residents

Attendance to all lecture sessions is provided at no cost. Lunch and continental breakfast will be provided.

Hotel room reservations

Room reservations can be made at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa Downtown, 616 West 7th Street, Tulsa, Okla.

  • To reserve your room, visit this link.
  • Complete the dates and preference section.
  • Click Add Special Rate Codes—enter the Group ID Code in the box next to “Group Code”.
  • Your group ID is OSF.
  • Then click Check Availability.
  • Finish remaining steps and your confirmation number will be e-mailed to you.
  • If you prefer to phone in your reservations, call 800-838-7914 and identify yourself with the Code OSF.
  • Hotel reservations should be made no later than Monday, May 2, 2016.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa Downtown provides shuttle service to and from the airport. The airport shuttle hours are 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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