General Information



2017 Joint Program

Ward E. Perrin, D.O. Clinical Refresher Course and Alumni Reunion Weekend  
Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar

Thursday - Sunday | November 9 - 12, 2017

Conference Location

Hilton Chicago, Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center
3500 Midwest Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523


CME/Reunion Online Registration or 312/202-8174 
Reunion Only Online Registration or 630/515-6123



MWUCCOM and IOMS designate this program for a maximum of 30 AOA Category 1-A credits and report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Course Schedule
Conference Details
Reunion Information
Fees and Registration 

Hot Topics in Medicine Program Objectives
Hot Topics in Medicine will offer 30 hours of AOA Category 1-A CME credit for physicians through: interactive sessions; case lectures; incorporating osteopathic principles into practice; and hands-on osteopathic manipulation lab training.

Addiction Medicine

  • Recognize the need to address comorbid conditions
  • Increase communication skills when working with opioidpatients
  • Discuss unique addiction aspects of the LGBTQ community

Internal Medicine Update

  • Evaluate and manage psoriasis
  • Identify strategies for treating osteoarthritis
  • Assess patterns of social role models in the development of diabetes

Neurology Update

  • Diagnose and manage Alzheimer's disease
  • Explore non-narcotic headache treatments
  • Develop a treatment plan to address peripheral neuropathy
  • Define and discuss the pathophysiology, risk factors, evaluation, and strategies of a stroke

Obesity Medicine

  • Review obesity, health effects, and bariatric surgery options for morbidly obese patients and their families
  • Recognize, identify, and compare mechanisms and benefits of bariatric bypass, banding, and sleeve surgeries
  • Summarize and assess the bariatric patient for nutrition support therapy
  • Explain the role and benefit of physical activity and exercise

Osteopathic Principles and Manipulative Therapy

  • Enhance documentation skills to facilitate billing and coding for OMT
  • Discuss strategies to incorporate osteopathic philosophy and  OMT into a busy clinical practice
  • Perform OMT on the obese patient more effectively and with optimal ergonomics
  • Incorporate OMT into the management of sports-related injuries

Sports Medicine

  • Discuss indications for pre-participation physical examination
  • Discuss current concepts and treatment options for concussions as well as recommendations for return to play/learn
  • Utilize orthobiologics and integrate injection techniques
  • Review drugs andsupplements used to boost athletic performance
  • Recognize common injuries in pediatric athletes
  • Summarize non-surgical management of shoulder injuries
  • Discuss the impact of chronic disease on athletic performance and strategies to manage athletes with chronic disease

More Information and Contact


CME Questions: 630/515-7355 or 
Alumni Reunion Questions: 630/515-6123 or

Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society
142 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611