Annual Meeting Agenda


2018 MOA Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 3, 2018 

Noon – 6:00 p.m.

MA Medical Society

Waltham Woods Conference Center

860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA

The MOA is pleased to invite you to attend the MOA’s 2018 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 2018 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 2018 MOA members can register at the reduced rate of $75.00. Click here to register and pay with a credit card.

 Meeting Agenda (subject to change)




12:30 -12:50 p.m.

MOA Business Meeting
Samantha Spencer, MD - MOA President
In Memoriam – Richard Conway, MD
Election of MOA Officers & Board

12:50 -1:20 p.m.

History of Sports Medicine
Lyle Micheli, MD - Director Sports Medicine Division - Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts Clinical Professor Orthopaedic Surgery - Harvard Medical School

1:20 – 1:50 p.m.

AAOS Update
David Halsey, MDAAOS President - Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Massachusetts

1:50 – 2:10 p.m.

State Legislative Update
Ronna Wallace, MOA Lobbyist

2:10 – 2:25 p.m.


2:25 -2:45 p.m.

Resident Paper Presentation

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

In and Out Joint Replacements – Benefits & Downsides
Greg Deconciliis, PACASC Administrator – Boston Surgical Suites
Stephen Murphy, MD - Center for Computer Assisted and Reconstructive Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital and Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery- Tufts University

3:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Superior Patellar Nailing
Michael Weaver, MDChief of Orthopaedic Trauma - Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts Program Director - Harvard Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship

3:45 -4:00 p.m.


4:00 – 4:15 p.m. 

Orthopaedist of the Year Award
John Hall, MD (Presented in absentia & Received by Michael Millis, MD)

4:15 – 4:45 p.m. 

BORIM  - What Every MD Needs to Know About the Board
Candace Sloane, MD – Chair MA Board of Registration in Medicine
George Zachos - Executive Director MA Board of Registration in Medicine

4:45 – 5:15 p.m.

Potential Legal Issues with Your EMR - What You Need to Know
Eve Horwitz, Esq. - Partner, Archstone Law Group, Newtown, MA

5:15-6:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

MOA Orthopaedic Resident Forum –“The Nuts & Bolts of Nailing Your First Job”


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.


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