2020 AAOMPT Annual Conference - Virtual

*Please note schedule is subject to change and a finalized schedule with session titles & presenter names will be uploaded soon.

Times are listed as Eastern Time Zone.

Thursday, November 5th, 2020

11:00 am —11:15 am Introduction
Megan Donaldson
11:15 am — 11:45 am Opening Remarks
Elaine Lonnemann
11:45 am — 12:00 pm
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm Live Keynote Address - Title TBD
Leonardo Costa
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm Breakout Session 1

Track: Clinical
Bridging the Gap Between Pelvic Health and Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Presenter(s): Kimberly Durant, Ashlie Crewe

Track: Translational Knowledge
Evaluating Research is > P-Values Alone: A Clinician’s Guide to Interpreting Statistical Influence
Presenter(s): Bradley Myers 

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
Coaching, Mentoring and Sponsoring: Professional Development in Physical Therapy Practice and Education
Presenter(s): Bryan Pickens, Chris Allen, Jon Umlauf
3:00 pm — 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm — 4:30 pm  Live 5x5 Research Presentations & Presentation of 2019 Award Winners
4:30 pm — 4:45 pm Break
4:45 pm — 5:45 pm Live Keynote Address - Title TBD
Louie Puentedura
6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
Committee Meetings (Committee Members Only)

Friday, November 6th, 2020

11:00 am — 12:00 pm Breakout Session 2

Track: Clinical
A Breath of Fresh Air: Manual Therapy for Dyspnea
Presenter(s): Steven KinneyJeremy Houser

Track: Professional Issues
That's not my brand, is It? How to market your OMPT in 2020
Presenter(s): Matthew Daugherty 

Track: Translational Knowledge
Chronic Spinal Pain: A Proposed Physical Therapy Model for Evaluation and Management
Presenter(s): Ronald SchenkJoseph Lorenzetti
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Live PTI Lectures
Rob Tillman, Leonardo Costa, Louie Puentedura
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm Breakout Session 3

Track: Clinical
Byproducts of Lumbar Disc Degeneration; Oscillatory Manual and Exercise Intervention
Presenter(s): Doug Creighton

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
So, You’re Interested in Academia? A roadmap to prepare OMPTs in their transition
Presenter(s): Michael Bourassa, Jodi Young 

Track: Translational Knowledge
Implement Therapeutic Alliance Assessment to Redefine Your Patient’s Musculoskeletal Health
Presenter(s): Christina MyersLindsey HugheyGlenn Thompson
3:00 pm — 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm — 4:00 pm Lessons from 2020 - Challenges and Opportunities for OMPT
Rob Tillman, Leonardo Costa, Louie Puentedura
4:15 pm — 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm — 5:30 pm Live Poster Presentation Chat
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm sSIG Session: Bring the "Confidence Back" to Lower Extremity Mobilization and Manipulation: The Last Leg
Kyle Feldman
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm Virtual Social Event

Saturday, November 7th, 2020

11:00 am — 11:45 am First Timers/New Member Social
11:45 am — 12:00 pm
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm Breakout Session 4

Track: Clinical
The Utility of Non-Traditional Physical Therapy Interventions As A Means Of Holistic Management & Treatment Of Chronic Pain
Presenter(s): Chase Edwards

Track: Professional Issues
Are we at the table? Maximizing collaborations to impact the care of those with arthritis
Presenter(s): Emily Slaven

Track: Translational Knowledge
What does the evidence suggest? Exercise therapy (ET) and targeted dosage in the management of individuals presenting with chronic NP
Presenter(s): Mark WilhelmMegan DonaldsonJosh ClelandKen LearmanDavid Griswold
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm Breakout Session 5

Track: Clinical
Modern management of the stiff and painful shoulder
Presenter(s): Eric ChaconasMark Shepherd

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
Systematic Clinical Reasoning: From Novice to Expert in No Time
Presenter(s): Evan PetersenStephanie Thurmond 

Track: Translational Knowledge
Multi-modal Approach in the Treatment of the Hypermobile Patient
Presenter(s): Laura FisherDavid Johnson
3:00 pm — 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm — 4:30 pm Breakout Session 6

Track: Teaching/Mentoring
What PT’s need to know about Regenerative Medicine and Orthobiologic Injections
Presenter(s): Gregory JohnsonChristopher Centeno

Track: Translational Knowledge
Shared Decision Making in Physical Therapy: A case series focusing on feasibility in the rehabilitation setting
Presenter(s): Laura ThorntonJackson McNealDominique Tull 

Track: Translational Knowledge
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing in Physical Therapy
Presenter(s): John Seivert
5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
AAOMPT Business Meeting

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

11:00 am — 5:00 pm Live Post-Conference Session (Separate Registration Required)

Directional preference, load progression, and repeated movements for the management of lower quarter impairments
Presenter(s): Joshua Kidd

*Schedule is tentative. Times and sessions are subject to change.