Here We Come, Oshkosh!
WISCONSIN SOCIETY OF ACUPUNCTURISTS (WISCA) 2022 ANNUAL MEETING (incl 4 NCCAOM PDAs – 2 AOM-ABT and 2 AOM-BIO, for properly registered, in-person attendees of AM live demonstration CEU course)
Date: Sunday, October 9, 2022
Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm (CDT) Meeting Room opens at 8:00am, Check-ins at the door begins at 8:15am
Venue: 1 North Main Street, Oshkosh, WI 54903. Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center
The AM 4-PDA seminar and PM WISCA Members General Meeting will be held at Room Athearn AB, a Vegan Lunch Buffet will be served at adjacent Room Athearn C around 1:15p CDT. Sponsors will be available virually throughout the meeting, we encourage you support them whenever you have time. Free parking and wifi on-site. Virtual options available (via Zoom, require pre-registrations, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org after payment).
**Please note, per the NCCAOM new rule, all VIRTUAL attendees will NOT receive CEU’s. CEU’s are only granted to in-person attendees due to the hands-on nature of the demonstration portion of the class.
Hotel Reservations Discount: Call (920-230-1900) to reserve your room(s) and mention for the WI Society of Acupuncturists to receive a special discount rate for up to two adults in a king or double queen room ($129.99 for Saturday 10/8/22 and $89.99 for Sunday 10/9/22).
About the CEU provider: Dr Young K Park, DO (Indianapolis, IN)
Learn hands-on skills of advanced cupping (dry/wet cupping, etc) from an integrative medical expert with WISCA while exploring the beauty of Oshkosh WI this fall!
Dr. Park is a family physician who is experienced in integrative medicine for cancer care. He combines eastern and western medicine practices, including Chinese medicine and acupuncture. He believes in the natural healing power of the human body, doing no harm to the patient, and treating the whole person. He received a bachelor of science degree in biology from Indiana University. He received a doctor of osteopathy from the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed a family practice residency at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio.
He has experience in family practice and emergency medicine, as well as integrative medicine and integrative oncology. He has a special interest in preventive medicine, Eastern medicine (acupuncture, cupping, Chinese herbs), osteopathic manipulation and functional medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys tai chi, tennis, golf, traveling, and spending time with his family, including his four children.
8:30a – 8:45a: Check-in, Pickup tags & Networking (Room open at 8:00a )
8:45a – 9:00a: Welcome & Introduction (Megan Bielinski, WISCA President)
9:00a – 11:00a: Part 1 of 2 Dr Young K Park’s [Introduction to modern and ancient cupping therapy and integrative medicine ] (2 NCCAOM PDAs)
11:00a – 11:15a: BREAK / INTERMISSION
11:15a – 13:15p: Part 2 of 2 Dr Young K Park’s (Hands on demonstrations, case studies discussion and Q&As] (2 NCCAOM PDAs)
13:15a – 14:15p: LUNCHEON BREAK / Networking
Artisan vegan buffet.
Fresh melons and berries
Fresh vegetable tray with dip
Caprese and avocado pasta salad
Artisanal romaine salad garnished with fresh fruit and/or
vegetables with mango vinaigrette
Classic hummus with warm olive oil rubbed flatbread
Beverage station of coffee, herbal tea and iced tea
WISCA Members General Meeting (Open to all attendees)
14:15p – 14:30p: State of WISCA Address (by Megan) & Brief Introduction on ASA initiatives (by Rui Weng, WISCA Delegate to ASA)
14:30p – 14:50p: Brief Recaps from Current WISCA Committee Chairs:
*Carolyn Micek, Chair of Membership Committee
*Steven Mui, Chair of Advocacy Committee
*Rui Weng, Chair of Education / Insurance Committee
*Morgan Dillman, Student Liaison to the BOD
14:50p – 15:15p: WISCA 2022 Financial Report & 2023 Budget Outlook (Michelle Meramour, WISCA Treasurer)
15:15p – 15:30p: Review of Upcoming WISCA BOD Election via Election-Buddy & Brief Intros of New Candidates
15:30p – 16:00p: Q&As, Open Mic on Interested Topics for WI Acupuncturists: Advocacy/Insurance/Medicaid/Medicare/VA, etc.
Bookings are closed for this event.