MSMS and MOA Collaborate on New Fall Wellness Conference

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In partnership with the Michigan Osteopathic Association, we are pleased to announce a new joint educational opportunity entitled “Updates on Wellness for Your Medical Practice” to be held Friday, October 4, 2024, from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm EST, at the Michigan Osteopathic Association Headquarters, 2112 University Park Dr., in Okemos.  This 7-hour conference will focus on bringing the concept of general wellness into the physician’s practice with an emphasis on lifestyle medicine in Michigan.

Preliminary topics and speakers include:

  • Billing/Insurance – Kristi Artz, MD, Spectrum Health
  • Microbiome and Lifestyle – Elizabeth Swenor, DO, Henry Ford Health
  • Overall Sleep Hygiene – Virginia Skiba, MD, Henry Ford Health
  • Cardiology/Healthy Diet – Joel Kahn, MD, Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity
  • Childhood Obesity – Christina Lucas-Vougiouklakis, DO, Henry Ford Health
  • Shared Medical Office Visits – Aarthi Chandarana, DO, Henry Ford Health
  • Lifestyle and Mental Health – Melissa Sundermann, DO, Trinity IHA

Watch for more details coming soon here or contact Brenda Marenich at