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122nd Annual Convention "What's Next?" - Thursday Lectures

Total Credits: 4.75 including 4.75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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OOA - Oklahoma
Tara Jackson, DrPh, MHA |  Cori Loomis, JD |  Jerry C. Childs, Jr, DO |  Ashton Clayborn, DO |  Rebecca D. Lewis, DO
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Project ECHO Update
Tara M. Jackson, DrPh, MHA
(Director, Project ECHO, Tulsa, OK)
• Overview of Project ECHO
• Importance of Project ECHO
• Next Steps: The Future of OSUCHS Project ECHO
Employment Agreements & Beyond
Cori H. Loomis, JD
(Director, Christensen Law Group, Oklahoma City, OK) 
• Understand importance of terms in employment agreements.
• Develop knowledge of the legal significance of certain terms in employment agreements and other physician agreements.
• Understand the need to negotiate certain provisions.
A Practical Approach to the Pre-Operative Evaluation
Ashton Clayborn, DO
(Certified family medicine, Talihina, OK)
• Understand the difference in clearance of a surgical patient and risk characterization and optimization of the patient
• Recognize common preoperative evaluation tools
• Describe a standardized approach to a preoperative evaluation and apply the knowledge to patient cases


OSU-COM Alumni Meeting
Dennis Blankenship, DO
(Interim Dean, OSU-COM, Tulsa, OK)
• Updates with the curriculum and philanthropic activities of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
• Updating fellow peers of the changes to specialty board certification/recertification policies and procedures 
When the DEA Calls!
Jerry C. Childs, Jr., DO
(certified emergency medicine, Edmond, OK)
• Drug and Alcohol addiction can happen to anyone
• Consequences of addiction for a physician
• How to get help and get your life and practice back
ACOFP Update
Bruce R. Williams, DO, FACOFP
(certified family medicine, Kansas City, MO)
• Update members on current activity of the ACOFP
• Understand implementation of the ACOFP Strategic Plan
• Demonstrate opportunities for members to become involved in ACOFP
Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
Rebecca D. Lewis, DO, FACOFP
(certified family medicine, Enid, OK)
• Updated on the severity of mood and anxiety disorders while pregnant
• Various medications available for perinatal and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders


Grievance Policy
Program grievances will be presented to the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees and dealt with appropriately. If this action did not resolve the problem to satisfaction, the person with the grievance will be directed to the American Osteopathic Association’s Division of Continuing Medical Education.
The OOA is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.
For any questions, comments, or concerns for the CME content, please contact Audrey Hendricks, OOA Director of CME Programs, at



Tara Jackson, DrPh, MHA Related seminars and products

Tara Jackson, DrPh, MHA, is the director for the Project ECHO which is a revolutionary guided-practice model that reduces health disparities in under-served and remote areas of the state, nation, and world. Through innovative telementoring, the ECHO model uses a hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing approach where expert teams lead virtual clinics, amplifying the capacity for providers to deliver best-in-practice care to the underserved in their own communities.

(Dr. Jackson has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose)

Cori Loomis, JD Related seminars and products

Cori Loomis, JD, is an attorney with the Christensen Law Group. Her primary focus is on the representation of health care providers with transactional, compliance, reimbursement, legislative and regulatory issues. She also represents other commercial entities in transactional and regulatory matters and advises clients regarding employee benefit and employment law issues. Cori graduated with special distinction from the University of Oklahoma in 1991 and with honors from the University Of Texas School Of Law in 1994. In addition to being in private practice, during the course of her career, Cori has served as the University of Oklahoma’s Compliance and HIPAA Privacy Officer and was General Counsel for the Oklahoma State Medical Association. Cori was named Best Lawyers® 2017 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Oklahoma City.   Cori has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2010 and for 2020, Cori was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in:  • Administrative / Regulatory Law      • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) • Corporate Law • Employment Law • Health Care Law Individuals • Nonprofit / Charities Law Cori also has been ranked by Chambers U.S.A. in Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare since 2011.  She has been recognized by the Journal Record as one of 50 Women Making a Difference in 2014, 2016 and 2017.   She also received a Leadership in the Law award from the Journal Record in 2010 and was accepted to the Oklahoma Bar Association Leadership Academy in 2011. Loomis was selected by Governor Mary Fallin to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, for a term from November 2011-2015. She is a member of the 34th Class of Leadership Oklahoma City.  Loomis is involved in charitable and civic activities. She currently serves as a board member of Crossings Christian School.  She joined the Downtown Rotary Club in June 2015.  Previously, Cori has served as a board member of the Children’s Center and Rehabilitation Hospital, Community Health Charities, Vizavance, Oklahoma Women’s Coalition and the Church of the Servant Administrative Council. 

(Mrs. Loomis has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose)

Jerry C. Childs, Jr, DO Related seminars and products

Jerry Childs, DO was born and raised in Oklahoma.  Graduated Berryhill High School 1973, Oklahoma University 1978 and the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine 1981.  Did rotating internship at Chicago Osteopathic Hospital and started practice of Emergency Medicine in 1982.  Became board certified in 1988 in Emergency Medicine. Practiced Emergency Medicine for 30 years, then took the position of Medical Director of the Oklahoma County Jail.  Have been involved in correctional medicine for the last 10 years. I am now semi-retired; my wife Nancy and I hope to do much traveling and spending time with 7 grandchildren.  I am continuing to do medical mission trips, working with Samaritan’s Purse medical missions. I am active in a faith based 12 step recovery program. Currently testing out the theory, one can only play so much golf.   

(Dr. Childs has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose)

Ashton Clayborn, DO Related seminars and products

Ashton Clayborn, DO, is the program director of Choctaw Nation Family Medicine Residency in Talihina, Oklahoma. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her family medicine residency training at Choctaw Nation. She is passionate about teaching, preventive medicine and care for all ages, advocacy and community involvement. Dr. Clayborn lives in Kinta, Oklahoma with her husband and four children who enjoy raising cattle on their small farm, spending time on Eufaula lake, and traveling around for various sporting events.

(Dr. Clayborn has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose)

Rebecca D. Lewis, DO Related seminars and products

Rebecca D. Lewis, DO, FACOFP, is a 2012 graduate of Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency at the St. Anthony Family Medicine Residency in 2015. 
Dr. Lewis is the current Vice President of the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association and is a Governor to the ACOFP Board of Governors. Dr. Lewis currently practices full-scope family medicine with obstetrics at St. Mary’s Hospital in Enid, OK. When not at work, Dr. Lewis occupies her time with her husband, Tyler, two children, Owen and Gianna, and her two dogs. 


(Dr. Lewis has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose)