Summer Leadership Meeting 2020

Summer Leadership Meeting 2020:
Leadership in advocacy

WHO: Chapter Presidents, National Liaison Officers (NLO), and general members
WHERE: Virtual Platform! Link will be provided to those who register.
WHEN: Saturday, July 25th, 2020 (Chapter Leaders + General Members) and Sunday, July 26th, 2020 (Chapter Leaders only)

Register hereOnline Registration
  • Early registration: SOMA member = $40 | Non-member = $65
  • Late registration: SOMA member = $50 | Non-member = $75
    *Early pricing ends Sunday, July 19th, 2020 at 11:59 pm central!

Registered Attendees: Click here for more convention details!

FRIDAY, JULY 24
8:00-9:00pm CST Networking Happy Hour  
9:00-11:00pm CST SOMA Foundation Social: Game Night  
SATURDAY, JULY 25
9:00-9:45am CST Morning Wellness Session: Exercise Session  
Alison Markley, OMS IV, Parliamentarian  
10:30-11:20am CST The State of SOMA Address  
Clara Hofman, OMS IV, National President  
11:30-12:20pm CST Leadership that Gets Results  
Scott J. Allen, Ph.D.  
12:30-1:20pm CST Break  
1:30-2:20pm CST An AOA Welcome from the AOA President, CEO and VP of Affiliate Affairs  
Thomas L. Ely, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP  
AOA President  
Kevin M. Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP  
AOA Chief Executive Officer  
Nicole Blankenship, AOA VP of Affiliate Affairs  
2:30-3:30pm CST DO Students Combating the Opioid Use Disorder with MAT Training & Opioid Prevention Task Force Update  
Richard Jermyn, DO  
Shawn Antonio, OMS IV  
Giselle Irio, OMS IV  
3:30-4:00pm CST Break Community Outreach: Write to a Senior in Quarantine *sign up needed
4:00-4:50pm CST How to Choose a Specialty Residency Application & Virtual Interview Trial Panel
Poonam Desai, DO Scott Fuijmoto, DO
Emergency Medicine Deena Khamees, MD, EMRA
Vania Manipod, DO Sumanta Chaudhuri, MD
Psychiatry Chelsea Nickolson, DO
Bhavesh Joshi, DO Jordan Brown, DO
Sports & Family Medicine Laurie Curtin, Ph.D., NRMP
Priyanka Lauber, DO Richard Peng, ERAS Training Senior Specialist
Emergency Medicine  
5:00-5:50pm CST An SAAO & SOMA Collaboration: Learning about Touch Through Self Treatment in this Environment  
Charles J. Smutny, III, DO, FAAO  
6:00-7:00pm CST Keynote Address: Racism in Health  
Brookshield Laurent, DO  
7:00-7:15pm CST Closing Remarks  
8:00-9:00pm CST Networking Happy Hour  
9:00-11:00pm CST SOMA Social: Karaoke Night