AAOM 2020 Schedule

The AAOM 2020 Annual Conference schedule runs from April 29 – May 2. See the full schedule below, or find sessions by speakers.

Please Note: The American Board of Oral Medicine timeline is built into the AAOM 2020 schedule below. For those exclusively attending ABOM events and exams, a stand-alone ABOM schedule is available.


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Tuesday, April 28

Time Event Location
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM ABOM Examinees' Breakfast  
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

ABOM Board Exam, Part A

There is a one-hour lunch break and the exam end time is variable depending on attendance.

 
12:00 PM  ABOM Examinee's Lunch  
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM AAOM Executive Committee Meeting (closed)  
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Academic Fellowship Business Meeting (closed)

 

Wednesday, April 29

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM ABOM and AAOM Examinees' Breakfast    
8:00 AM – 5:05 PM AAOM Board Review Course    
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ABOM Board Exam, Part B    
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM AAOM Fellowship and Affiliate Fellowship Exams    
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ABOM Examinees' Lunch    
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM AAOM Board of Trustees Meeting (closed)    
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM AAOM Board Review Lunch    
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Scientific Committee Meeting (closed)    
5:00 PM – 5:15 PM Welcome to the 2020 Annual Meeting   Dr. Lauren Patton
5:15 PM – 5:30 PM Overview of Sol Silverman Legacy   Dr. Caroline Shibosky
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Sol Silverman Keynote Lecture: Location Location Location: Influence of Local Factors in the Outcome of Mucosal HPV Infection

  Joel Palefsky, MD
6:30 PM – 7:15 PM AAOM Meet & Greet    
7:15 PM – 9:30 PM Welcome Reception and Poster Session    

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Thursday, April 30

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM All-Conference Breakfast    
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM AAOM General Assembly Meeting    
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Plenary 1 Session Neoplasia: Extending the Frontiers of Knowledge   Moderator:
Alessandro Villa, DDS, PhD, MPH
 

Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy: The Current Success and the Future Promises in Combating Cancer

  Marco L. Davila, MD, PhD
 

Beyond the Phenotypic Characteristics of Dysplasia: Insights into the Future

  Miriam Rosin, PhD
 

Oral Neoplasia in People Living with HIV: Divide and Conquer

  Joel Palefsky, MD
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Morning Break    
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Samuel Charles Miller Lecture: Pathway to Discovery – 16 Years and Counting!

  Cesar Migliorati, DDS, MS, PhD
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Lester Burket Awards   Moderator:
Abstract committee
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Academic Fellowship Business Meeting    
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch on your own    
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ABOM Diplomates Lunch    
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM AAOM Program Directors Committee Meeting (closed)    
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Oral Medicine Practice Session 1: Clinical "Red Flags" in Oral Medicine   Moderator:
Joel Napenas, DDS
 

Alarming Findings in Head and Neck Imaging: Never Turn a Blind Eye

  Dania Tamimi, BDS, DMSc
 

Pharmacotoxicity: How and When to Stop

  Lori Reisner, PharmD, FCSHP
 

Identifying the Red Flags in Your Patient's Behavior

  Kristine A. Donovan, PhD, MBA
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Afternoon Break    
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM  Oral Abstract 1   Moderator:
Abstract Committee
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Oral Medicine Residents and New Graduates Meeting    
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM President's Reception and Awards Banquet    

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Friday, May 1

Time Event Location Speakers
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM All-Conference Breakfast    
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Past Presidents' Breakfast (closed)    
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Clinicopathologic Expert Panel – New Oral Complications with Immune Check-Point Inhibitors in Cancer Care: An Interactive Case-Based Discussion

With speakers on three separate topics: Oral Medicine, Radiation Oncology, and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

 

Moderators:
Awa Farag, BDS, DMSc
Cesar Migliorati, DDS, MS, PhD

Speakers:
Cesar Migliorati, DDS, MS, PhD

Allison Grow, MD, PhD

Indraneel Bhattacharyya, BDS, DDS, MS

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Morning Break
 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Jonathon Ship Lecture     
 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM OTOD/Resident Cases    Moderator:
Abstract Committee 
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch on your own
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM OOOO Lunch
 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Plenary 2 Session – Saliva in the Age of High-Throughput Technology   Moderator:
Chelsia Sim, BDS, MSc 
 

The Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease

  Bruce Paster
 

The Oral Microbiome and Oral Cancer

  Jorge Frias-Lopez, PhD
 

Restoring Salivary Glands Function with Gene Transfer Therapy: Turning the Impossible into Reality

  Michael Passineau, PhD 
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Afternoon Break    
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Meet the Experts Session   Moderator/Liaison:
Jennifer Frustino, DMD, PhD
 

Practice Management in OM

  Rose Nierman, RDH
  Practice Pearls in Management of Patients with Orofacial Pain   Robert Merrill, DDS, MS
  Pediatric Oral Medicine: A Whole New World   Catherine Hong
  Oral Care for Hematology/Oncology Patients   Sharon Elad, DMD, MSc
  Pharmaco-Therapeutics in Oral Medicine: Practicalities and Precautions   Lori Reisner, PharmD, FCSHP
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM 75th Anniversary Celebration    

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Saturday, May 2

Time Event Location Speakers
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM All-Conference Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Plenary 3 Session  Oral Medicine and Technology: Back to the Future

 

Moderator:
Milda Chmieliauskaite, DMD, MP

 

Dental Bioinformatics in Oral Medicine

  Srikar Chamala, PhD
 

Artificial Intelligence: Revolutionizing Healthcare Delivery

  Tarik Alkasab, MD, PhD
 

Advances in the Diagnosis of Neuropathic Orofacial Pain

  Robert Merrill, DDS, MS
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Morning Break
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Oral Medicine Practice Session 2: Controversies on the Impact of Oral Health and Dental Procedures on Infectious Cardiovascular Conditions

Featuring three unique perspectives from a dentist researcher, a cardiologist, and a hospital dentist.

 

Moderator:
David Dean, DDS, MSD

Speakers:
Martin Thornhill, MBBS, BDS, PhD, MSc, FDRCS(Edin), FDSRCSI, FDSRCS(Eng)

Elise Riddle, MD, FAAP, FACC

Miriam Robbins, DDS, MS

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Executive Committee Meeting (closed)

   
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch on your own

   
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Oral Abstracts 2

   
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Closing the Conference Happy Hour

   

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