LMU-DCOM and Farragaut ENT & Allergy to Host Continuing Medical Education Workshop in Knoxville

3rd Annual Essentials of Clinical Medicine

Harrogate, Tennessee, May 20, 2019 – The third annual Essentials of Clinical Medicine Continuing Medical Education (CME) Conference sponsored by the Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) Alumni Association will take place June 7-9, 2019, at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  The event is open to physicians (both DOs and MDs), physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physician and physician assistant students.


This year’s theme is “Hot Topics in Primary Care,” and presentations will cover a variety of topics useful to the busy health care practitioner. New this year is a pre-conference splinting workshop. Up to eleven hours of CME credit are available. Presenters and topics include:


  • Stanley Marlowe, DO’13: “Obstructive Sleep Apnea”
  • Justin Fraser, MD: “Brain Aneurysms: A Primer”
  • Tyler McCurry, DO’13: “Wound Care”
  • Warren Wisnoff, DO: “End of Life Care”
  • Michael Douglas, DO’12: “Updates in Urology and Urology for the Busy Primary Care Physician”
  • Anthony Mattox, DO’14: “Updates in Asthma”
  • Abigail DeBusk, DO’11: “Concussion Update”
  • Haley Henard Debusk, MMS’16: “2019 Diabetes Update”
  • Britton Jewell, DO’12: “Current and Future Trends in the Business of Medicine”
  • Leah Snodgrass, MD: “ADHD Updates and Management”
  • David Heath, DO’11: “Congestive Heart Failure”


This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Bill Bass, professor emeritus of anthropology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Bass and his students built the Anthropology Research Facility at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville – more popularly known as the Body Farm – and began work with donated bodies in 1981. The facility is home to research on the effects of weather, water, trauma and numerous kinds of burial, along with changes to the bodies themselves. Bass’s work has revolutionized forensic science – particularly for determining the time since a person’s death – and inspired several television dramas.


Registration rates are $150 for attending physicians; $100 for physician assistants and nurse practitioners; $75 for resident physicians; and $25 for students. Register online at dcomalumni.LMUnet.edu/2019CME. Questions may be directed to Amy Drittler, LMU-DCOM director of alumni services, at amy.drittler@LMUnet.edu.


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