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2019 AAOMS Basic Coding, OMS Billing, ICD-10-CM Online, Medicare 101 for OMS, and Medical Terminology and Oral Facial Anatomy 101 Faculty and Planner Disclosure

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is accredited as a provider of continuing medical education by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and is recognized as a provider of continuing dental education by the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP). AAOMS adheres to the ACCME Essentials and Guidelines, including the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, and AAOMS adheres to the ADA CERP Standards and Procedures in its development and delivery of continuing medical and continuing dental education activities.

It is the policy of AAOMS to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in scientific/educational activities. All faculty and others who participate in the planning and execution of an AAOMS activity are required to disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. A commercial interest refers to any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The principal intent of requiring disclosure information is not to prevent faculty with relevant financial relationships from the planning or delivery of content, but rather to ensure that AAOMS CDE/CME activities promote quality and safety, are effective in improving practice, are based on valid content and are independent of control from commercial interests and free of commercial bias. Disclosure is required so that course directors may reasonably decide whether to make adjustments in the activity and its faculty, and so that participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding commercial bias in the presentation in light of full disclosure of related information.

All faculty and others who participate in the planning and execution of an AAOMS educational activity have been informed of the AAOMS Policy on Disclosure of Relevant Conflicts of Interest. Faculty who have disclosed industry relationships have been counseled, in writing, of the necessity to deliver their presentations in a manner free of commercial bias. Written notification is made, in accordance with AAOMS Policy, to resolve relevant conflicts of interest.

Planning Committee Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME guidelines, the following disclosures are provided for members of the AAOMS Board of Trustees, AAOMS educational planning committees and AAOMS staff. Members of the groups identified below have participated in the planning, development and implementation of this educational activity. 

Board of Trustees

The following members of the Board of Trustees have reported the following industry relationship disclosures:

Clark, Robert S., DMD
Crago, Charles A., DMD, MD
Egbert, Mark A., DDS, FACS
Ferguson, Brett L., DDS, FACS
Indresano, A. Thomas, DMD, FACS
Johnson, J. David Jr., DDS
Morrison, J. David, DMD
Nannini, Victor, L., DDS, FACS
Nelson, Steven R., DDS, MS
Schwartz, Paul J., DMD
Shafer, David, DMD
Tiner, B.D., DDS, MD, FACS


Committee on Continuing Education and Professional Development (CCEPD)

The following members of the CCEPD have reported the following industry relationship disclosures:

Miloro, Michael, DMD, MD, FACS
Axogen: Consultant

Steinberg, Mark J., DDS, MD
Southern Implants: Speakers’ Bureau

The following members of the CCEPD have reported that they have no industry relationships to disclose:

Busino, Lawrence, DDS
Kademani, Deepak, DMD, MD, FACS
Kufta, Kenneth, DMD
Meara, Daniel, DMD, MD, MS, FACS
Park, Chan, DDS, MD
Peacock, Zachary, DMD, MD
Read-Fuller, Andrew, DDS, MD, MS
Vega, Luis G., DDS
Waite, Peter D., DDS, MD, MPH, FACS
Weber, Charles R., DMD
Woerner, Jennifer, DMD, MD

Committee on Health Care Policy, Coding, and Reimbursement (CHPCR)

The following members of the CHPCR have reported that they have no industry relationships to disclose:

Batal, Hussam, DMD
Boyle, James M., DDS, MS
Candelaria, Lionel M., DDS
Everts, Joshua E., DDS, MD
Gardner, Wendell, K., DDS
Hillgen, John J., DMD, MBA
Jui, Vivian, DMD
Mercer, James E., DDS
Nustad, Robert A., DDS, MS
Pietz, Wendy M., MS, DDS
Pitts, Adam S., DDS, MD
Plevnia, Julia, DDS, MD
Pulsipher, D. Allen, DDS, MD
Rentschler, Edward P., DDS
Startzell, James M., DMD, MS 

AAOMS Staff

The following members of AAOMS Staff have reported that they have no industry relationships to disclose:

Adams, Mark, JD 
Armour, Yolanda
Bonfield, Heidi
Farrell, Scott C., MBA, CPA
Hayson, Beth, MBA, CAE
Jones, Samantha E.
Kremer, Jolene
Molley, Kim, MBA, CPA
Motrenko, Marina
Murray, Shannon
Serpico, Patricia
Smith, Eric
Steuer, Becky
Swihart, Karin
Treccia, Bridget
Trotto, Sarah
Wittich, Karin K., CAE
Zak, Kelly

All reported relevant conflicts of interest have been resolved by the Committee on Continuing Education and Professional Development and other planning committees as of 2/11/2019.

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