May 20-21, 2022


Registration will remain open through June 1st and session videos can be viewed through June 5th.  Links to access the videos and evaluation will be sent late on Monday, May 23, 2022, as the IOA staff work on editing videos for upload and viewing.

If you are registered and did not get the links sent early this week OR in your confirmation email (for late registrants), please check your Spam/Junk folder then send an email to IOA staff at the email address above.  Thank you.



Our 2022 Virtual Annual Spring Update will take place on Friday/Saturday, May 20-21, 2022.  This Live conference will take place on Friday and Saturday starting at 7:00am ET each day.  Presenters will be available for live Q&A at the conclusion of the scheduled presentation time. Sessions will be recorded and available to registrants to watch up to two (2) weeks following the conference. 

Topics Include: Diabetes, Dermatology, OMT in the Hospital, OMT for in Primary Care, Down Syndrome, Physician Burnout & Suicide, Osteoarthritis, Anaphylaxis, Risk Management, Documentation, Pediatric Hospice/Palliative Care, 2022 Legislative Update, Pain Management, Cognitive Changes from COVID, Youth Vaping in Indiana, and More!

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Keynote: Kristina Box, MD, FACOG
Indiana State Health Commissioner
“Youth Vaping in Indiana”


AOA CME Credits: The IOA is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The IOA designates this program for a maximum of 20 AOA category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

AAFP CME Credits: The AAFP has reviewed 2022 Virtual Annual Spring Update and deemed it acceptable for up to 20.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 05/20/2022 to 05/21/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


                                                   EARLY REGISTRATION RATES:                  AFTER MAY 9, 2022

  Member Non-Member Member Non-Member
Physicians $532 $689 $632 $789
Interns/Resident/Fellows $200 $295 $300 $395
Retired Physicians $266 $345 $366 $445





*Registration rates increase on May 10


Virtual Exhibitors

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ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company

ISMIE is a national medical professional liability carrier supporting healthcare practices with effective risk mitigation programs, aggressive claims defense and tailored coverage options. ISMIE is a physician-led med-mal insurer with more than 45 years of experience protecting individual physicians, medical practices and physician groups of all shapes and sizes. ISMIE is honored to work with the IOA in providing professional and facility coverages for their members. Learn more about ISMIE's healthcare professionals and facility insurance products or email questions to [email protected].

Click here to learn more about "Surprise Billing: An Overview of the Federal No Surprises Act"
Contact Information:
Andrew Fincher
Marketing Manager
Email: [email protected]
Desk: (312) 580-6453
Mobile: (312) 848-9355
Ashley Tobin
Marketing Associate
Email:  [email protected]
Mobile: (773) 590-3130
Website: www.ismie.com


Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine's innovative curriculum blends teaching that is focused on the osteopathic tradition with the Franciscan values on which Marian University was founded.  Our vision is to prepare a new generation of healers and future physicians with the knowledge, skills, and experience to profoundly transform lives, families, and local and global communities. With a focus on primary care, our students explore the power of the osteopathic philosophy to promote a lifetime of human health and wellness while completing an integrated, experiential program delivered by dynamic nationally and internationally recognized faculty.
Contact Information:
Rhonda S. Garrison
Assistant Dean for the Continuum of Physician Education
Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 955-6260
Watch This Short Video: https://youtu.be/p4gB7ttH2OU 


Motyka Dannin Osteopathic Educational Foundation

The Motyka Dannin Osteopathic Educational Foundation, a 501(c) 3 charitable nonprofit, was formed as an initiative of the Indiana Osteopathic Association (IOA). Its mission is to raise and distribute funds primarily in support of the study of osteopathic medicine. This includes scholarships, grants for research, seminars, and similar programs. In 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, the foundation awarded forgivable loans in the amount of $10,000 each year.
Contact Information:
Tabitha Arnett, CAE
Executive Director
Motyka Dannin Osteopathic Educational Foundation
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (317) 926-3009



David Koronkiwicz  

Dr. Koronkiewicz is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Goshen Health. He has been a member of the IOA since 1994. He has been a trustee on the IOA board since 2002 and has served as president from 2007-2008. In 2010, he received the J.B. Kinsinger Plaque, the IOA’s highest honor for outstanding service to the osteopathic profession and his community.  Currently, he serves as a delegate to the AOA, Board Examiner for the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a frequent speaker at the IOA’s bi-annual continuing medical education seminars.  In his current position with Goshen Health, he serves as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery, sports medicine, arthritic conditions, and general orthopedic problems.  He has served in USAF during Desert storm before arriving in Goshen. He has served on numerous hospital committees during his nearly 30 years at Goshen Health. He has completed a master’s in healthcare quality and Safety Management. He is certified in Patient Safety and Risk Management with a subspecialty designation of Physician Advisor from the American Board of Quality Assurance & Utilization Review Physicians.

Brian Skinner           

Brian Skinner, PharmD, BCPS is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Skinner earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree with an emphasis in Medical Spanish from Butler University in 2015.  Subsequently, Dr. Skinner completed his residency training at Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis.  After completion of his residency, Dr. Skinner worked at Manchester University’s College of Pharmacy where he concurrently served as one of the Internal Medicine Pharmacy Clinical Specialists at Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis.  Dr. Skinner is certified by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Dr. Skinner’s personal hobbies include collecting pharmacy antiques, playing piano, and spending time with his wife, 4 cats, 2 dogs, and daughter.  

Elizabeth Petsche     

My name is Elizabeth Petsche, and I am an attorney who has worked in the area of medical education since 2010.  I currently serve Marian University as Assistant General Counsel, Senior Advisor to the Senior Vice President of Health Professions and Associate Professor of Family Medicine.  This role allows me the great privilege of working with leadership of the University’s health professional programs and teaching future health care providers.  From teaching classes on policy development to healthcare law, there aren’t many aspects of healthcare that I’m not willing to explore.  In addition, I am a regular presenter at state and national events on the topics ranging from medical ethics to liability in graduate medical education.

Jonathan Cleaver     

Dr. Jonathan Cleaver attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine/ A.T. Still University in 2008.  He completed his residency training and Mohs surgical fellowship at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.   Dr. Cleaver is currently serving as the president for the Missouri Dermatological Society, a member of the Board of Trustees for A.T. Still University,  President of the Heartland Physician Corporation, and the Vice-Chair for the IPN network. He is also on the faculty for the dermatology residency training program at Northeast Regional Medical Center. Dr. Cleaver is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology in Dermatology. He practices general dermatology and dermatological surgery in Kirksville, MO.

Matthew "Matt" Misner     

General Pediatrician establishing Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice services for current employer. Earning a MS in Bioethics while  participating in the teaching of Bioethics to both medical students and residents at IU South Bend near Notre Dame. Passion for over-seas medical work and recently returned from spending 1 month in Santa Clotilde, Peru, in the Amazon region. Goal is to earn a PhD in Bioethics and to eventually teach at a university. Very proud of my wife's accomplishments and all they our 3 children are accomplishing as well.

Sharde Woods          

Sharde Woods, RDH, CPHRM has been employed by ISMIE since 2017, serving as Assistant Director of MPL & New Segments. She utilizes her experience in the fields of patient safety and risk management, healthcare, and education to provide comprehensive consultations to ISMIE insureds, their employed staff, and brokers. She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management through the American Hospital Association.

Mary Ciccarelli        

Dr. Mary Ciccarelli is a Professor of Clinical Medicine and Clinical Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is a Med-Peds physician who has provided primary care for children and adults for over 30 years at the Eskenazi Health North Arlington Health Center. She is the founding Director of the Center for Youth and Adults with Conditions of Childhood. She is the lead clinician in a national collaborative network to improve care for children with medical complexity as well as the co-director of the Three Wishes Early Action for Autism project. She is a devoted medical educator, having served as both residency director and vice chair for education.  She is now focused on improving care for persons with disabilities across their life course.

Mitchell Smith          

Mitchell Smith is an Indianapolis native and is a Shareholder of Allergy Partners.  He attended medical school at LECOM Bradenton and completed his Internal Medicine residency at St Vincents in Indianapolis.  He then attended Allergy and Clinical Immunology Fellowship at Henry Ford Health System.  He is currently in private practice, with offices in Greenwood, Mooresville, and Shelbyville

David Eland  

Dr. Eland has been an educator and clinician for over twenty-five years.  Clinical practice has brought home the need for effective efficient Osteopathic diagnosis and treatment as an integral part of patient care.  He has taught nationally and internationally.  Osteopathic research has been an integral part of his academic life.  He enjoys bicycling and is learning to play the piano and dance Argentine Tango.

Lisa Falotico 

Dr Lisa Falotico is currently a family practice physician who also practices sports medicine and performs OMT on a regular basis in the office. she went to KCOM and completed a fellowship in OMT at KCOM. she did her residency at Bostford Hospital and completed sports medicine fellowship at Michigan State University.

Vinay Belamkar       

Dr. Belamkar is an Interventional Pain Physician and Founder of Apollo Pain Center, Indianapolis, IN. He Specializes in all aspects of chronic pain. He is focused on a patient-centric approach to pain relief and functional improvement. He graduated from the Bangalore Medical College in India. His training includes a year of Surgical internship in University of North Dakota and an Internal Medicine residency at Indiana University. After working as a hospitalist for about 5 years, he completed a residency in Anesthesia and fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Indiana University. He has practiced comprehensive pain management for about 10 years with the last 8 years at Lebanon and Zionsville locations of Witham Hospital. He also continues to work as PRN and Locums Anesthesiologist in Central Indiana.

Sophia Wang

Dr. Wang is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Indiana University (IU) and a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist. She serves as the Outreach, Recruitment, and Engagement Core (OREC) Leader for the National Institute on Aging (NIA)-designated Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (IADRC), and the medical director of the Older Adult Mental Health Clinic at the Richard L. Roudebush VAMC. She is the PI for on an NIA-funded K23 focuses on the relationship between delirium and ADRD, whose cohort is nearly half African Americans, an NIA-funded R21 focused on ADRD mechanisms in COVID-19 ICU survivors, and an Alzheimer’s Association funded LEADS diversity supplement. Dr. Wang is also co-investigator on an NIA-funded National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center (NACC) supplement focused on COVID-19. 

David Blank  

Dr. Blank is an emergency physician practicing at Saint Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. He is currently serving as chairman of the IOA legislative committee. He ran for the office of State Representative for Indiana in 2010 and 2012.

Sydney Moulton       

Sydney Moulton joined the Corydon Group as an associate in 2016. Sydney comes to TCG with diverse experience in legislative affairs, political campaigns, and government relations. Sydney began her career with the House Republican Caucus where she started as an intern and rose to the position of Senior Legislative Assistant. During this time, she worked closely with the House Public Health Committee. Sydney has worked on both federal and state legislative campaigns and is a graduate of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University. Most recently prior to joining TCG, Sydney served as the legislative coordinator for the Indiana State Medical Association, where she worked with physicians on a wide range of issues affecting the medical community. Sydney is an asset to the firm health care practice by bringing her knowledge of Indiana’s health landscape and the legislative process.

Peter Karalis

Peter G. Karalis, M.D. earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago-Rockford. Dr. Karalis then joined Community Health Networks Psychiatry Residency Program where he is expected to graduate in June 2022. He plans to continue his post-residency practice at Community Health Network as a core faculty member of the Psychiatry residency program.

Kristina Box 

Kristina Box. MD, FACOG State Health Commissioner Dr. Box was named Indiana State Health Commissioner by Governor Eric J. Holcomb on September 18, 2017.  She brings to the role a passion for improving the health of Hoosiers, beginning before birth.   Dr. Box has been a practicing obstetrician and gynecologist in Indianapolis for 30 years.  She served on the Indiana Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative (IPQIC), an advisory council to the Indiana State Department of Health that is comprised of more than 300 statewide community professionals working to reduce infant mortality. Her work with IPQIC included serving on a state task force to address neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), which established standards for the diagnosis of NAS and developed a hospital study to determine the prevalence of drug exposed newborns.   Dr. Box earned her undergraduate degree at Indiana University in Bloomington and her medical doctorate at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.  She and her husband of 35 years, David, a retired ophthalmologist, live in Indianapolis. They have four adult children.

Richard Geshel        

Dr. Geshel is a Board Certified Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Specialist. Dr. Geshel transplanted from sunny California after his Phoenix, Arizona, medical practice closed due to COVID. Dr. Geshel thoroughly enjoys spending time with the three blessings: Quinn, Daniel, and Kassia. Dr. Geshel is extremely passionate about Osteopathic Medicine and is an avid practitioner of Still Technique. He loves to learn, studies military history, archeology, and is learning the Bible from the original language that wrote it: Paleo Hebrew. 

Rachel Shockley      

Dr. Rachel Shockley is a graduate of the A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, IN.  She currently is the program director at Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency in Greenwood, Indiana.  She is also the committee chair on the IOA CME committee and current president of the IOA. 

Brittany Simpson

Dr. Brittany Simpson is a graduate of Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio and completed her residency at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She currently is an assistant director at Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency in Greenwood, Indiana. She is also a committee member on the IOA CME committee.

Nicholas DeFauw     

Dr. Nicholas DeFauw is a board-certified primary care sports medicine doctor. He plays an important nonsurgical role on the care team at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Dr. DeFauw treats patients of all ages, from young athletes and adult exercise enthusiasts to weekend warriors and others with muscle or bone injuries or pain. He appreciates opportunities to serve as a team physician or medical director for high school athletes, national sports leagues and conferences. Dr. DeFauw is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his undergraduate training he also attended Michigan State University where he competed as a member of the Swimming and Diving team.

Stephanie Macke     

A skilled family physician, Dr. Stephanie Macke is in practice at Community Physician Network Family and Internal Medicine Care in Speedway, Indiana. Dr. Macke believes in a holistic approach to caring for her patients and routinely evaluates the patient’s physiological, psychological, and social health. Her practice style incorporates integrative approaches to medicine. To help patients achieve optimal wellbeing, she utilizes vitamin supplementation, hormone therapy, acupuncture, manual treatment, and animal therapy in addition to traditional medicine. Dr. Macke attended Michigan state University in East Lansing, Michigan, where she earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. After college, she selected Indianapolis to complete her residency at Westview Hospital and was co-chief resident of her Family Medicine program. In pursuit of clinical excellence, Dr. Macke became board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (AOBFM) and completed certification in acupuncture through Helms Medical Institute. She was featured in Top Doctors in 2019, 2021, and 2022. Dr. Macke is loyal to the osteopathic philosophy of care and passionate about outreach initiatives that improve the health and wellness of the community. She currently serves on several hospital committees for quality and primary care redesign. She is listed as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has participated in global outreach programs to El Salvador, Guatemala, and India. She also served on the Board of Trustees for the Indiana Osteopathic Association from May 2011 until December 2019 and currently brings an osteopathic perspective as chairman of the Community Physician Network Board.

Jeremy Jones

Jeremy Jones, DO joined as an assistant professor of primary care at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MUCOM) in August 2020.  Dr. Jones earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering at the University of Oklahoma in 2003.  He then completed his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS) College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008.  He completed his pediatric residency training at Oklahoma State University Medical Center (OSUMC) in Tulsa in 2011.  Dr. Jones is board certified in pediatrics. Dr. Jones has clinical interests in asthma education and spirometry; medical knowledge acquisition through illness scripts; and clinical decision-making through train-of-thought processes.  His academic interests include integrated lecture design and game-based learning.  Dr. Jones has personal interests in his Catholic faith, daily Mass, St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Carmelite spirituality, cooking, and chess. Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with his wife, Maria Kayla, and their three daughters: Gemma Rose, Mary Agnes, and Lucy Cecilia.