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AADEP is the premiere society serving physicians involved in disability management. Our activities include ongoing teaching of the management of disabled patients as well as impairment and disability evaluation to physicians, other health care providers, attorneys, regulators, legislators and others involved in the care of the disabled. AADEP also coordinates research in the area of disability management. Our multi-disciplinary and comprehensive approach makes us unique in this arena.
SOCIETY FOR DISABILITY PREVENTION & MANAGEMENT
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Join us in congratulating the AADEP Fellows Class of 2013!
Carl L. Cannon, MD
Edward I. Dagher, MD
Michael H. Gordon, MD
Gary J. Kelman, MD
Eva C. Pacheco, MD
Daniel S. Rich, MD
Robert P. Shackelford, MD
Joan M. Watkins, DO, MPH
Bradley D. Wiener, MD
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed four members to the Texas Medical Board District Two Review Committee. Commitee members evaluate medical practice and professional competency, and make recommendations on investigations conducted by the board.
Appointee Melissa Tonn of Dallas, Fellow and Board Chair of AADEP, is a board certified occupational medicine physician as well as president and chief medical officer of OccMD Group. She is a member of the American and Texas Medical Associations and Dallas County Medical Society. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, a member of the Texas Woman's University Board of Regents, an advisory board member of Christ's Clinic at Preston Road Church of Christ and past president of the Texas College of Occupational Environmental Medicine. Tonn received bachelor's degrees from Rice University, a medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, a master's degree in public health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University. She is being reappointed for a term to expire January 15, 2018.
SIXTH EDITION GUIDES SPINE WORKBOOK REVIEW
David Fetter, MD has provided AADEP with a book review of The Guides Sixth Impairment Training Workbook/Spine.
Click HERE to read the review.
THIRD EDITION CASEBOOK - BOOK REVIEW
David Fetter, MD has provided AADEP with a book review of The Guides Casebook, Third Edition.
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has become aware of a scam where perpetrators are sending faxes to physician offices posing as the Medicare carrier or Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC). Click here to read more.
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Designated Doctor and Physician Training Courses
For registration or information on Designated Doctor courses and testing, contact the Texas Department of Insurance-Division of Workers' Compensation directly at 800.372.7713.
2013 CURRICULUM HIGHLIGHTS
Don't miss these exciting and controversial AADEP courses!!
This program (Crisis in Opioid Management) has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).
Are you concerned about the effects of excessive treatment? You have another chance to hear the experts guide you to better outcomes.
AMA GUIDES SIXTH EDITION IMPAIRMENT RATING COURSE ON DVD!! LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS AND EARN 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. CLICK HERE TO ORDER!
Are your AADEP credentials all they can be?
Test them at the next meeting to earn a certification in evaluation of disability and impariment rating (CEDIR).
Click HERE for CEDIR application (CEDIR VI Exam Content Outline)
AMA DELEGATES REPORT
Click HERE for the AADEP delegates report from AMA Annual and Interim meetings
AMA ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT
Click here to read a letter appointing Douglas Martin, MD to the AMA CPT Advisory Committee