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MAOFP 2020 Webinar Series

Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians is pleased to offer the MAOFP 2020 webinar series. This webinar series is complimentary for MAOFP members as part of your member benefits. Webinars will be offered live as well as recorded and be available as enduring continuing education for one year after the recording date.

Continuing Education:

The Michigan Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Michigan Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 6 of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. (1 credit each webinar plus 1 credit for completing an outcomes measurement survey for all 5 webinars.)


  • MAOFP Member: Complimentary as part of membership
  • Non-member: $50 per webinar

Not an active member? Join or renew your membership now to participate in these webinars free of charge. MAOFP is offering a 50% off membership dues for the remainder of 2020. Use the discount code MAOFP50 to claim the discounted rate.

Register for Webinar Series                    Watch Webinars On-Demand

If you are interested in only attending specific webinars, please use the registration links provided below to register for each webinar separately.

Upcoming Webinars:

November Webinar: Focusing on Physician Wellness

November 12 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm ET

This presentation will review the importance and need for physician wellness. It will discuss approaches and ideas to help improve overall well-being and self-care for physician attendees. By the end of the webinar, the attendee should come away with tools to approach their individual wellness with motivation to improve their self-care.

After this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Review the importance of physician wellness, and how well-being of doctors is a key ingredient to sustaining the medical system in our society.
  2. Discuss ways in which the wellness of physicians can be better supported, both on an individual level as well as within a system.
  3. Recognize tools for self-care that may be effective for each member’s own unique situation.

About the Presenter:

Tina Metropoulos, DO

Tina Metropoulos, DO, is a board-certified Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine physician who practices in Traverse City, MI, at West Front Primary Care.  She currently serves as President of the MAOFP.  Previously, she led the Physician Wellness and Membership Committees, and has taken an active role in the Education Committee.  She also sits on the Women’s Health & Leadership and Health & Wellness Committees within the ACOFP.  Dr. Metropoulos participates in teaching activities with the Family Medicine Residency in Traverse City.  She completed her own residency training at Metro Health in Grand Rapids, MI.  She enjoys giving back to the osteopathic profession through clinical practice, education, serving on her state and national societies, and being an active member of her local community.  Dr. Metropoulos is also a yoga instructor and has had the opportunity to lead sessions at conferences as well as within her local community. She has enjoyed planting roots in Northern Michigan with her husband, Kristian, and two awesome children, Eliana, and Alexander.  She loves exploring the outdoors and counts herself lucky to have found such a beautiful place to grow her family and her practice. 

January 2021 Webinar: Hospital Medicine

January 21 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm ET

Common hospital medicine topics will be covered including heart failure, COPD, pneumonia, and bacteremia treatments. Other topics include diarrheal illness, including Salmonella, Shigella, and C. diff.

After this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand optimal heart failure regimens post hospital discharge.
  2. Understand optimal COPD regimens post hospital discharge.
  3. Recognize treatments for pneumonia, bacteremia, and diarrheal illnesses.

About the Presenter:

Elizabeth Pionk, DO

Dr. Libby Pionk is a Board-Certified Family Medicine physician at McLaren Bay Region in Bay City, MI. Dr. Libby serves as the current Medical Director of Hospitalist Services at McLaren Bay Region where she provides care to hospitalized patients within a variety of units, intensive care, critical care, neuro-intensive care, and telemetry. Dr. Libby is a faculty member for the Family Medicine residency program at McLaren Bay Region, focusing instruction for residents and medical students in regards to LGBTQ health as well as care of the hospitalized, critically ill patient. Before joining the hospitalist program at McLaren Bay Region, Dr. Pionk completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Oakland University and her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. After living in eastern Kentucky (and loving it), she moved to Bay City for her clinical rotations in medical school and to live closer to family. Falling in love with the Great Lakes Bay Region community and McLaren Bay Region, she ultimately stayed in Bay City to continue her professional career. During her off-time, she enjoys golfing, bowling, and traveling with her partner, Maryanne, and caring for their 3 cats: Lucy, Louis, and Charmin.


Registrants will receive a reminder email two days prior to the live webinar with a link to download handouts and/or tools provided by the presenter.


The presenters do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.  No one on the education planning committee has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

To receive a certificate for this educational activity, learners must: attend full session and complete the session evaluation. Learners will be able to download a certificate after completing the session evaluation.

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