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 -1:05 p.m.

State Legislative Update
Ronna Wallace - MOA Lobbyist

1:05 -1:35 p.m.

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons - An 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

1:35 – 2:05 p.m.

The Study of Placebo Phenomenon - What Can We Learn
David Ring, MD
Associate Dean for Comprehensive Care, Professor of Surgery and Psychiatry at Dell Medical School in Austin, TX.

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
Presented to Murray Goodman, MD

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. 

Surgical Malpractice Claims: Data, Top Contributing Factors, Case Study & Resolutions
Penny Greenburg, MS, RN, CPPS
CIRCO Strategies, Boston, MA

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. 

Concussion Prevention, Management and Return to Play
Robert Cantu, MD
Concussion Legacy Foundation, Co-Director of the Neurological Sports Injury Center at Bringham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception


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