The Rocky Mountain Academy of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (RMAOEM), one of ACOEM's 30 component societies, will hold its annual conference on January 19–20, 2007, at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The theme is “Occupational Medicine: The Aging Workforce.”
Attendees will gain specific clinical and systems knowledge to meet the needs of the working population in the Rocky Mountain region. Topics will include Current Issues in Workers' Compensation; DOT Medical Screening; Managing the Aging Workforce: The Latest Evidence; Treatment and Variations by Region, Race, Ethnicity and Geography; Prevention of Injuries and Best Practices for Health and Safety; Orthopedic Considerations for the Aging Workforce; and Medical and Legal Aspects of the Aging Workforce. Robert K. McLellan, MD, MPH, FACOEM, ACOEM President-Elect, will be a featured speaker.
For more information, contact RMAOEM at 9137 East Mineral Circle, Suite 250, Centennial, CO 80112; telephone: 303-798-0601; e-mail: Kathleen@hughesstuart.com; Web site: www.rmaoem.org.
The Central States Occupational Medical Association (CSOMA), an ACOEM component society, has announced the election of the following officers and directors. Elected to a one-year term (2006–2007) were President, Dennis B. Phillips, DO; President-Elect, William S. Scott, MD; Vice President, Stephen Wintermeyer, MD; and Secretary-Treasurer, Brian C. Svazas, MD.
Elected to a three-year term (2006– 2009) on the Board of Governors were: Mary Jo Capodice, DO; Paul Hodgins, MD; Muhammad Jamil, MD; Brian A. Johns, MD; David S. Katz, MD.
CSOMA will hold its 83rd Annual Spring Seminar, March 15–17, 2007, at the Hilton Lisle-Naperville Hotel, Lisle, Ill. For more information visit their web site at www.csoma.org.
The Global Health Council's 34th Annual International Conference, “Partnerships: Working Together for Global Health,” will be held May 29–June 1, 2007, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The meeting will be dedicated to exploring partnerships that draw on differing perspectives, knowledge, experience, and priorities, such as between the private sector and governments, between and among service delivery, advocacy, research and academic organizations, among institutions in the developing world and those based in industrialized countries, and between bilateral donors, multilateral institutions, and foundations and those who implement programs. It will address the mobilization of such partnerships to make them an effective tool to improve overall health status and reduce health inequities in the world. More information can be found on line at www.globalhealth.org.