AAOMS 2021 Annual Meeting Preview, with Dr. B.D. Tiner, Karin Wittich, and Beth Hayson (Dental Business Radio, Episode 24)
Dr. B.D. Tiner, President of AAOMS, Karin Wittich, Executive Director, and Beth Hayson, Associate Executive Director of Continuing Education, Meetings & Exhibitions, were host Patrick O’Rourke’s special guests to preview the 2021 Annual Meeting of AAOMS set for Nashville, Tennessee beginning September 29, 2021. Dental Business Radio is underwritten and presented by Practice Quotient: PPO Negotiations & Analysis and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®.
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, supports its members’ ability to practice their specialty through education, research and advocacy. AAOMS members comply with rigorous continuing education requirements and submit to periodic office evaluations, assuring the public that office procedures and personnel meet stringent national standards.
2021 AAOMS Annual Meeting, Ensuring Our Future through Wellness and Diversity
103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition, held in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CAOMS), will be September 29th to October 2nd, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee.
The 2021 AAOMS Annual Meeting will be offered in-person and online. For professional staff this year, a limited number of in-person education sessions are planned with a more robust program online.
Dr. B.D. Tiner, President, AAOMS
Dr. Tiner is a surgeon with Alamo Maxillofacial Surgical Associates, a partner practice of U.S. Oral Surgery Management (USOSM). Dr. Tiner’s private practice encompasses all areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS), including the management of obstructive sleep apnea, orthognathic surgery, dental implants and maxillofacial pathology.
He is a diplomate and past president of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of both AAOMS and the American College of Surgeons. Additionally, Dr. Tiner is an active member and past president of the Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and serves as an ambassador for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation.
“Dr. B.D. Tiner is a dedicated and effective leader, and he’s one of the finest oral surgeons the industry has ever seen,” said Richard Hall, USOSM president and CEO. “It is a tremendous honor and responsibility to be named president of AAOMS, which is the industry’s largest professional organization dedicated to surgeon education and patient safety. Dr. Tiner will lead this organization and its people well, and we are excited to acknowledge his achievement and congratulate him by sharing this news.”
A former U.S. Navy Captain, and currently an adjunct clinical professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Tiner has served as a mentor and teacher to countless OMS students and professionals. In addition, he has authored or co-authored numerous scientific publications and book chapters.
Dr. Tiner holds a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Arkansas State University, a DDS from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, and his MD from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. Dr. Tiner’s post-graduate training included an internship in anesthesia and a residency in OMS at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Karin Wittich, Executive Director, AAOMS
Karin Wittich is Executive Director at AAOMS. Ms. Wittich has over thirty years of experience within the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and served as an administrator for all group practice types and sizes.
Ms. Wittich has extensive knowledge of the day-to-day operations of an OMS practice and oversees the development and implementation of practice management and coding educational activities at AAOMS. Additionally, Ms. Wittich has extensive knowledge of both federal and state government affairs activities and is a passionate advocate for the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery, and has been with the AAOMS for over twenty years.
Ms. Wittich is an Honorary Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Beth Hayson, Associate Executive Director, Continuing Education, Meetings & Exhibitions, AAOMS
Beth Hayson is Associate Executive director of Continuing Education, Meetings & Exhibition. She is responsible for the programs of all AAOMS continuing education meetings, conferences, programs, and special and joint meetings and events. Her office investigates and develops new ways to conduct educational programs at AAOMS. She provides guidance to AAOMS volunteers, members, and staff on ADA CERP and ACCME policy and requirements.
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