ACOEM Legislative and Government Affairs Update: Recent Wins and Ongoing Challenges for the Public Affairs Council

1 Hour 1 Minute
SKU: 17ACOEM-204

CME/MOC: 1.0
TRACK: Regulatory, Legal, Military, and Governmental OEM

Pamela Hymel, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Anaheim, CA
Robert K. McLellan, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Patrick O’Connor, Kent & O’Connor, Inc., Washington, DC
Paul J. Papanek, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Cal/OSHA, Long Beach, CA

This session will cover ACOEM’s recent activities in government affairs including what ACOEM is doing about health care reform, opioid policy, OEM residency funding, TSCA, lead poisoning, DOT and sleep apnea, OSHA regulations, GINA; and other topics of current interest. The session will also highlight a number of difficult policy issues that ACOEM faces as a nationally recognized policy leader in OEM and preventive medicine, including controversies about gun safety legislation, global climate change, and credentialing of health care providers. Lastly, the session will help the attendee understand the political climate in Washington as it relates to the house of medicine.