June 20, 2017
Kevin Dillard and Sean Murphy, AAO’s general counsel and associate general counsel, join host Pam Paladin for two segments.
Segment 1 addresses online reviews, and best practices to avoid scrutiny by the Federal Trade Commission.
In Segment 2, members are introduced to some of the free releases and waivers available for download, and circumstances when their use can be beneficial for orthodontists and their patients.
June 15, 2017
This is the second in a series of conversations with AAO interim executive director Dr. DeWayne McCamish. He provides background on why members are asked to respond to the Economics of Orthodontics/Patient Census survey, then summarizes experiences at the recent European Orthodontic Society meeting, where AAO leaders met with counterparts, and where new international AAO members were enrolled. Dr. McCamish concludes his interview with a status report on the search for a permanent AAO executive director.
May 30, 2017
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and AAO associate general counsel Sean Murphy lead a discussion regarding how you can deal with a patient who has filed bankruptcy. Dr. DeWayne McCamish, an orthodontist, AAO past president and interim AAO executive director, joins the conversation, along with Brian Hockett, a bankruptcy lawyer and a partner with the St. Louis, Missouri law firm Thompson, Coburn.
The Segment 2 discussion examines how to handle situations that arise with parents who are divorced (or divorcing), with discussion by Dr. McCamish, Kevin Dillard and Sean Murphy.
May 25, 2017
Dr. DeWayne McCamish, past AAO president and interim executive director of the AAO, speaks with host Pam Paladin to update members on his current role, as well as the Board of Trustees’ search for a permanent executive director, and changes occurring within the organization. Dr. McCamish also shares recent results from the Consumer Awareness Program’s new digital campaign.
May 5, 2017
Kevin Dillard, AAO’s general counsel, and host Pam Paladin discuss the American Healthcare Act with Kevin O’Neill and Pary Mody from Arnold & Porter, AAO’s legislative counsel in Washington D.C. A bill which addresses issues for which the AAO has been advocating passed the House of Representatives on May 4, 2017; the Senate will next consider the bill.
March 16, 2017
The AAO's Sean Murphy discusses recent developments as of 3/16/2017 regarding the CBO score for the AHCA with the AAO's federal lobbyist, Pari Mody, with the DC firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.
March 8, 2017
The AAO's Sean Murphy discusses the Congressional Republican Plan to Repeal and Replace the ACA with the AAO's federal lobbyist, Pari Mody, with the DC firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.
February 27, 2017
AAO President Dr. DeWayne McCamish talks with host Pam Paladin about actions taken by the AAO Board of Trustees at its February 2017 meeting.
December 2, 2016
In Segment 1, host Pam Paladin is joined by AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard, AAO associate general counsel Sean Murphy and Kevin O’Neill from Arnold & Porter, the AAO’s legislative counsel in Washington, D.C. in a discussion about the results of the November 2016 U.S. election, and what the future may hold for the AAO’s federal agenda, AAO members, and the patients AAO members serve. In Segment 2, Dr. DeWayne McCamish, AAO president, reports on actions taken by the AAO Board of Trustees at its November 2016 meeting.
November 2, 2016
This three-segment podcast opens with Kevin Dillard, AAO's general counsel, explaining to host Pam Paladin what AAO members can do if they encounter non-orthodontists who advertise as orthodontists. Then Dr. Greg Jorgensen, general chair of the 2017 AAO Winter Conference, answers questions about that meeting's educational opportunities. In Segment 3, AAO 2016-17 president Dr. DeWayne McCamish describes the multitude of lectures, speakers and special events that are planned for doctors, staff and guests at the AAO's 2017 Annual Session in San Diego, Calif.