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Oct. 13-15, 2022: AAPS 79th Annual Meeting

The AAPS 79th Annual Meeting is co-sponsored by the AAPS Educational Foundation.

All events will be held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 2431 N. Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO, 65803.

Earn up to 10 hours Category I CME.*

REGISTER TODAY AT: https://aaps.wufoo.com/forms/q1do30ka0rpb4rm/

(Scholarships to help medical students and residents attend the meeting are available thank you to support from the AAPS Educational Foundation. Donations to the foundation can be made at https://aapsonline.org/scholarships.)

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: book your hotel room online at https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/sgfdtdt-aps-cf751b79-0536-48da-b1b8-f9973fe6674b/ (NOTE our group hotel room block is currently full. CLICK HERE for availability at other hotels within walking distance. )

Or call DoubleTree Springfield at 417-831-3131, refer to “Association of American Physicians and Surgeons”.

The discounted rate of $114 / night is available until the cut-off date of 9/13/22 or until our room block is full.


Thursday, OCTOBER 13, 2022

8am–5pm – AAPS Board of Directors Meeting

7pm–9pm – President’s Reception


7am–8am  Working Breakfast

Opening Ceremonies 7:30am to 7:45am

  • Invocation
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Welcome Medical Students

Business Meeting (7:45am to 8am)

  • Introduction of Candidates for AAPS Leadership Positions (Board and Officers)
  • Introduction of Resolution(s)

8am–9am        Morning Medical Keynote

COVID & Cancer

  • Ray Page, DO, PhD

The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

9am–10am      Module I

Legal Challenges Facing Physicians in 2022 and Beyond

  • Andrew Schlafly, JD

AAPS General Counsel

  • Lawrence Huntoon, MD, PhD

Chair, AAPS Committee to Combat Sham Peer Review

10:15am –12:15 pm     Module II

Lessons from the Front Lines of COVID Patient Care: advocacy for preserving patient and physician rights during a pandemic

  • Craig M. Wax, DO (moderator)
  • Steve LaTulippe, MD
  • David Hartsuch, MD
  • Martin Dubravec, MD

12:15pm to 1:45pm Luncheon & Keynote

  • Restoring the Art and Science of Medicine – Jane M. Orient, MD

2:00pm to 3:30pmModule III

Opioid Policy Mistakes & Impacts on Patients & Physicians – erosion of medical freedom that preceded COVID and foreshadowed the failure of COVID-era overregulation

  • The Opioid Prohibition Crisis & What States Can Do About It. Jeff Singer, MD
  • The Failure of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and Its Unintended and Intended Consequences John Lilly, MBA, DO

3:45pm to 5:15pm            Module IV

Innovative Solutions to Break the Corporate-Government Stranglehold on Post-Graduate Training: expanding opportunities for and patient access to care from medical School Graduates

  • Keith Frederick, DO
  • Ranbir Sandhu, MD
  • Jenny Powell, MD

6:15pm to 9:00pm Reception & Dinner

President’s Address

  • Jenny Powell, MD

Symposium on Human Trafficking

  • Sheila Page, DO (moderator)
  • April Rothweiler, Stop Human Trafficking Coalition
  • Sharmayne Brooks, DO. Upstream International


7am to 8am Networking Breakfast

8am to 9am      Morning Medical Keynote

Eastern Medicine for the Modern World

  • Elizabeth Barrett, Lac

Qi Wiz Eastern Medicine

9am Business Meeting & Election

(in-person voting only)

9:15am–11:30am         Module V

De-corporatizing American Medicine: How Physicians and Patients Lost Control and Solutions to Restore the Roots of American Medicine

Corporatization: exploring the problem and identifying solutions – Sheila Page, DO

Building Physician-Led, Patient-Centered, Independent Options for Medical Care

Twila Brase, RN, Citizens’ Counsel for Health Freedom, JoinTheWedge.com

Mollie James, DO, MPH The James Clinic

Michael Bauer, MD & Kelbie Bauer, PA-C, Freedom Health Systems

Bryana Gregory, PharmD, RPH – Physicians Preference Pharmacy

11:30am-Noon Wrap Up & For Good of Order

Noon     Adjourn ,

1pm–5pm – AAPS Board of Directors Meeting

* CME ACCREDITATION STATEMENT This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) through the joint providership of MNI Great Lakes ECHO, LLC (MGLE) and (name of program sponsor). MGLE is accredited by MSMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MGLE designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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