Wound Care Seminar
November 4, 2023
6 Hours Ohio Category I

2022 Wound Care Seminar Dr. Schilling


Course Overview

The third annual Wound Care Seminar will take place Saturday, November 4, 2023 at the Embassy Suites Columbus (Airport). The seminar, which offers 6 hours of Ohio Category 1 CME credits, will feature lectures on the hottest topics in Wound Care from leading experts in the field.


Registration Fee Schedule

OHFAMA Member - $100
APMA Member - Non-Ohio - $125
Non-Member Podiatric Physician- $200
Life Member, Resident or Student - $35
Assistant, Staff or Non-Podiatric Physician - $75


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Meeting Venue

Embassy Suites Columbus - Airport
2886 Airport Dr, Columbus, OH 43219

For hotel reservations please follow this link or call (614) 536-0500 and use Group Code 921

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Exhibitor and Sponsorship Information

The Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Foundation offers a unique opportunity to showcase your products and services to podiatry physicians and surgeons who have an interest in Wound Care.
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Exhibitor and Session Sponsor (4 available)

This sponsorship includes a half page advertisement in the winter OHFAMA newsletter, sponsorship announcement at the beginning of the session, a one-page flyer in all registration packets, logo recognition on the OHFAMA website, pre- and post-seminar registration list and a premium location for a 6-foot exhibit table.

Exhibitor Sponsor (16 available)

This sponsorship includes a 6’ exhibit table, a pre and post seminar registration list.

For more information, please contact Luci Ridolfo, CAE, OFAMF Executive Director at lridolfo@ohfama.org or call 614-457-6269

2023 Seminar Information - Schedule posted below

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Saturday, November 4, 2023
06:30 AM Registration
  Wound Care - Approaches and Options to Consider
07:00 AM - 07:45 PM

Introduction, Basics, and Ancillary Treatments/Techniques in Wound Care - Richard Schilling, DPM   
• The presentation will review basic wound care assessment and evaluation.
• Attendees will review ancillary wound care techniques with coordinating case presentations.             

07:45 AM - 08:30 AM Practical Guide to In-Office Wound Care Treatment - C. Graham  Frazier, DPM
• The presentation will discuss pathway guides to wounds with associated CPT codes.
• The audience will review what to consider when a foot is salvageable.
• The session will review complicated cases that have been successful.
08:30 AM - 09:15 AM Identifying the Arterial, Venous, and Lymphedema Patient for Podiatrists: When to Send to Vascular Tim Yates, MD
• The presentation will help in how to determine which arterial patients need urgent vascular care intervention and determine which do not.
• This will be a clinical presentation  of significant venous insufficiency or post-thrombotic syndrome.
• The session will discuss lymphedema and how to differentiate this from venous disease.
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM Panel Discussion and Questions   Moderator – Richard Schilling, DPM
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Break – Visit Exhibitors
  Wound Care - Understanding Scientific Data and Medical Evidence
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Stem Cell Therapy - Hype vs Reality –  Wenjay Sung, DPM
• Attendees will understand the definitions in this branch of medicine.
• Attendees will be able to distinguish products currently in the marketplace.
• The presentation will discuss how to learn about marketing and actual scientific evidence regarding stem cell research.
• The audience will be updated with the latest stem cell scientific finds and applications. 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    

Wound Care from an Infectious Disease Standpoint - Jane Emerick, MD
•The presentation will review factors impacting wound care in addition to dressings, debridement, and surgery.
• Attendees will discuss diseases or medications can cause wounds.
• The presentation will discuss how much leg edema, OSA and lymphedema affect care and compliance.

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM   Podiatry Folklore –  Wenjay Sung, DPM
• The session will casually open the audience up to understanding education versus bias.
• The session will humorously explore how certain habits for professionals develop.
•  The audience will discuss why to re-visit the evidence of certain podiatric "truths."
•  At the conclusion, attendees will have a healthy skepticism regarding newer methods and an appreciation for traditional pathways.
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM    Panel Discussion and Questions      Moderator – Richard Schilling, DPM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM  Lunch – Visit Exhibitors
  Wound Care - How to Evaluate Infection and Recent Changes
 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM  

Medical Mythology of the Infected Diabetic Foot – Andrew Crisologo, DPM
• What are the outcomes of implementing a diabetic limb salvage team?
• Is the IDSA classification useful for predicting outcomes?
• The session will evaluate current and upcoming methods of diabetic foot osteomyelitis diagnosis
• The session will evaluate the effect of antibiotics on osteomyelitis diagnosis via bone therapy.
• Attendees will understand how to evaluate monitoring diabetic foot osteomyelitis remission with current and potential biomarkers.     

01:15 PM  - 02:00 PM

Recent Coding Changes Including Updates on Skin Substitutes and CTPS - Sarah Abshier, DPM                                                                              
• The presentation will educate the audience on updates to skin substitutes.
• Attendees will review and discuss recent updates to coding.
• The session will discuss updates in coding changes coming in January 2024.


Who Should Attend
Podiatric Physicians, Residents, Students and Medical Professionals in the Wound Care Field

This Seminar has been accredited by the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Foundation Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Committee (the certifying agency in Ohio for podiatry). CME credit is established at 6 Category I contact hours for the State Medical Board of Ohio.

No person shall be denied registration or participation in any continuing education program provided by this Association for reasons of race, religion, sex, national origin or physical ability. This program is ADA Compliant. Please notify OFAMF if you require special accommodation for training or attendance at (614) 457-6269 or email lridolfo@ohfama.org.

For paid registrations, a $25 administration fee will be charged. Cancellations must be received in writing to OFAMF prior to October 31, 2023. No refunds for cancellations will be honored after that date.

Changes to Lectures or Schedules
OFAMF reserves the right to adjust or change any lecture or schedule due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts. Note: There are limited spaces and registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Commercial Financial Support
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Faculty Disclosure
Each speaker is required to disclose the existence of any financial and/or other relationships (i.e., employee, consultant, speaker’s bureau, grant recipient, research support) she or he might have with (a) manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during his/her presentation and/or (b) the commercial contributor(s) of the activity. Any such conflict will be announced by the individual introducing the speaker or by the speaker immediately preceding the lecture.

About the Faculty:

Richard Schilling, DPM - Chairman
Dr. Schilling is an esteemed podiatric physician with 20 years of experience. He is licensed in Ohio and is board certified in foot surgery. Dr. Schilling graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 2002 with a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine and completed a residency at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, as well as a Fellowship training in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Weil Foot and Ankle Institute in Des Plaines, IL. Through his education and years of experience, Dr. Schilling has developed specializations in diabetic foot care, sports medicine, reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, and wound care. Dr. Schilling is affiliated with several hospitals in his hometown of Columbus, OH, including Mount Carmel East Hospital. Dr. Schilling is a past president of the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association and is on the Board of Directors for the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Foundation.

Sarah Abshier, DPM
Dr. Abshier is in a multispecialty practice in Columbus Ohio. She is a board certified podiatrist and certified wound care specialist. She is past President of OHFAMA and member of the OHFAMA Foundation board of directors. She is Ohio's current private insurance advisory committee (PIAC) representative to APMA. Dr. Abshier is APMAs alternative representative to the AMA CPT Editorial Panel where procedure codes are created and reworked.  She has been a member of the APMA coding committee leadership since 2017 and has served as an expert on wound care patent cases. 

Andrew Crisologo, DPM
Dr. Andrew Crisologo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in diabetic limb salvage and serves as Medical Director of Diabetic Limb Salvage for Parkland Memorial Hospital and is the associate director of the Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Crisologo earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University. He completed a residency at the Ohio State University Medical Center and later completed a fellowship in both diabetic limb salvage and diabetic limb salvage clinical research at UT Southwestern. He is board certified by the ABPM, with additional Certificates of Added Qualification in Amputation Prevention and Wound Care, and Podiatric Surgery. He was inducted as Fellow Faculty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2021.

Jane Emerick, MD
Dr. Emerick has been on the medical staff of Mount Carel St Ann’s, East since 1989. She is a board-certified Infectious Disease physician working with COPC, Mt Carmel St Ann’s and East and the wound centers at St Ann’s and East. She graduated from MCO in Toledo and did her Infectious Disease fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical Center. She is involved in leadership at Mt Carmel St Ann’s including Chairman, Infection Control Committee; Medical Director of the Wound Care Center; Physician Leader of Antibiotics Stewardship Committee and Member at Large on the Medical Executive Committee. In addition, she is a member of the Mt Carel Credentials Committee and Physician Advisor for the Employee Health for Met Carmel System.

C. Graham Frazier, DPM
Dr. C. Graham Frazier completed his undergraduate degree at the University of TN in Knoxville, then studied for his doctorate in podiatric medicine at KSCUPM in Ohio. After graduation, he undertook his residency at the Ohio State University College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedics, where he became chief resident. Since 2007, Dr. Frazier has been providing specialized wound care at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, TN. In 2009 he started his family-run practice, Frazier Foot & Ankle, and currently practices with Highpoint Foot and Ankle, a division of the Department of Orthopedics, as the sole inpatient provider of lower extremity wound care services for Sumner Regional Medical Center, a 167 bed, level 2 trauma center based out of Gallatin, TN.                                                                        

Wenjay Sung, DPM
Dr. Wenjay Sung is an active managing investor, comic book creator, and practicing physician.  A native of Cincinnati, Dr. Sung completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and his fellowship at the Weil Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Institute in Chicago. Having since lectured nationally and internationally, Dr. Sung was awarded the ACFAS Clinical and Scientific Research Grant, published numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and achieved several recognitions in his career including the Rising Star Award from the California Podiatric Medical Association, Top Doctor from Pasadena Magazine and America's Most Influential Podiatrist from Podiatry Management Magazine.

Timothy Yates, MD                                                                                                                                                  
Dr. Yates is a Nebraska native who completed his undergraduate BA in Spanish with a minor in music (voice/guitar). Of note, he spent his senior year of college at the University of Málaga, Spain, where he became fluent in Spanish language and interpretation, as well as studied classical and flamenco guitar. He then completed the premedical program at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. He then completed medical school at the NE College of Medicine where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha with high distinction. He completed radiology training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and his Vascular & Interventional Radiology fellowship at the Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute at Baptist Hospital in Miami. In practice, he specializes in critical limb ischemia and limb salvage in the diabetic foot. He also specializes in the management of deep vein thrombosis and Interventional oncology for the management of hepatic tumors. He has been active in medical societies through talks and social media and advocates using these platforms for improving medical education.


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