Annual Meeting Agenda


2019 MOA Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 2, 2019 

Noon – 5:30 p.m.

MA Medical Society

Waltham Woods Conference Center

860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA

The MOA is pleased to invite you to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting. Please join us and be a part of the event. Don’t miss this opportunity to join your colleagues from throughout the Commonwealth for an afternoon of relevant clinical topics, regulatory matters and legislative news, Resident Paper presentations and the presentation of the 2019 Orthopaedist of the Year award. The afternoon includes lunch, exhibitors, and a cocktail reception and all attendees will receive CME and Risk Management credits. All 2019 MOA members can register at the reduced rate of $75.00. Click here to register and pay with a credit card.

 Preliminary Meeting Agenda (subject to change)




12:30 -12:45 p.m.

Welcome & MOA Business Meeting
Samantha Spencer, MD - MOA President
Outgoing President's Remarks 
Election of MOA Officers & Board Members 
Incoming President's Remarks - Walter Standwood, MD

12:45 -1:15 p.m.

Placebo Effect and Pain Management
David Ring, MD - Associate Dean for Comprehensive Care, Professor of Surgery and Psychiatry at Dell Medical School, TX

1:15 -1:45 p.m.

AAOS Update
Kristy Weber, MDAAOS President effective March 2019 - Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology at Penn Medicine and Director of the Sarcoma Program in the Abramson Cancer Center, PA

1:45 – 2:05 p.m.

State Legislative Update
Ronna Wallace, MOA Lobbyist

2:05 – 2:20 p.m.


2:20 -2:50 p.m.

Resident Paper Presentation

2:50 – 3:20 p.m.

Stem Cell and PRP for Orthopaedic Conditions
Speaker TBA

3:20 - 3:30 p.m.

2019 Orthopaedist of the Year Award
Winner to be announced

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. 

Medical Liability - How Juries Really Decide
Speaker TBA

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. 

Topic TBA
Speaker TBA

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception


Med-IQ designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Med-IQ and the Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association. Med-IQ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Click here to register and pay with a credit card.


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