Physicians, Attorneys, Dentists & More Educated
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    The latest continuing medical, dental, & legal education at an unparalleled choice of travel destinations. That's been AEI's hallmark since 1982, and close to 98% of thousands of attendees surveyed said they'd recommend AEI to their colleagues.

  • Range of relevant clinical & legal topics
  • 13 seminar locations
  • The AEI Seminar is a unique, 20 hour exploration of the intersection of medicine and law, as well as selected clinical topics. In one course learn to respond to patients who are victims of domestic violence, optimize your revenue cycle, reduce malpractice and office-based risk, safeguard your practice against embezzlement and fraud, protect your assets against business and professional liability exposure, manage patients presenting with odontogenic infections, Type 2 Diabetes and neurologic emergencies, better deal with difficult patients, get updates on newly FDA approved drugs, and more.

    Course Content

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Risk Management
  • Healthcare Law
  • Practice Management
  • and More...
  • Produced in state-of-the-art production studios with broadcast-grade, HD digital technology, The 2017–18 Medical-Dental-Legal Update, is presented in structured classroom settings in 13 locations and is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ as well as extensive Continuing Legal Education, Continuing Dental Education credit, AAFP Prescribed credit.

    Seminar Perks

  • Begin any weekday of the year
  • Accredited CME, CDE, CLE, & CE credit – Category 1 for physicians
  • Discounted lodging & more
  • Liberal Cancellation Policy:Cancel any time prior to attendance and receive a full tuition refund minus a $25 administrative fee. Or, you may use your entire tuition as a credit toward a future registration.

The 2018 Medical-Dental-Legal Course


  • Recommend preventive lifestyle behaviors and protective pharmacothe­rapy.
  • Assess the appropriate­ness of the direct patient care model for your practice
  • Utilize a variety of clinically relevant but relatively unknown treatments.
  • Better recognize and respond to victims of child violence.
  • Better understand and deal with medical malpractice litigation.
  • More effectively reduce practice risk and protect assets exposed to it.
  • More effectively protect your practice against fraud and embezzlement.
  • Better diagnose and treat odontogenic infections.
  • Identify newly FDA approved drugs, CDC immunization updates, and drug safety guidelines.
  • Better manage Type 2 Diabetes in older adults.
  • More effectively communicate with unreasonable patients.
  • Better interpret liver function tests.
  • Utilize non-pharmacologic pain management techniques.
  • Evaluate and improve your practice’s re­venue cycle.
  • Better identify and treat neurologic emergencies.
  • More effectively engage patients in their own care


Excellent as always

A.S, MD, Sugarlo­af, PA

Excellent program – learned a lot!

A.H, MD, Morgantow­n, WV

I have been attending for the past 4 years and value this cou­rse

D.T, MD, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

This was an excellent course with timely informa­tion for my practice.

B.N, JD, Canton, OH

My first time attendin­g – I enjoyed the variety of topics

C.B., DDS, Saipan, MP

Thanks for providing CME at great location­s, year round. Great presenta­tions, practical, covering a wide range of topics.

C.K, MD, Corpus Christi, TX

Great seminar!

D.K, DDS, Bristol, TN

Gre­at info relevant to any special­ty!

D.L., MD, Ontario, Canada

Each year I learn something new to use in my practice

D.T, MD, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Gre­at quality presenta­tions. Would recommend it to others.

E.V, MD, Merritt, B.C.

Great program! Excellent balance in the syllabus which contains material for all speciali­ties.

J.P, MD, Bundaberg South, QLD

The course is enlighte­ning.

K.M, Brisbane City, QLD

AEI Seminar Locations

Presented Monday - Friday | Begin any weekday

Lake Tahoe 1029 Takela Drive, Suite 2 Open Until August 24, 2018
7:30 – 11:30 am
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Aruba Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino Open Until September 28, 2018
7:30 – 11:30 am
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Bahamas (Atlantis Resort) Atlantis, Paradise Island Open Until September 28, 2018
7:30 - 11:30 am
Aspen Lift One Condominiums Open: June 11 - August 24, 2018
7:30 – 11:30 am
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Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa Open Until September 28, 2018
8:15 - 12:15 pm
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Sanibel Island Sanibel Beach Resort and Spa Open Until August 31, 2018
8:00 - 12:00 pm
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Lahaina (Maui) Suite 215 Dickenson Square Open Until September 28, 2018
7:30 – 11:30 am
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Wailea (Maui) Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Open Until September 28, 2018
7:30 – 11:30 am
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Cancun Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Open Until September 28, 2018
8:00 - 12:00 pm
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Las Vegas The Park at 3900 Paradise Road, Suite 206 Open Until October 1, 2018
7:30 – 11:30 am Thursday - Monday
South Carolina
Hilton Head Island Harbour Town Yacht Club Open Until October 26, 2018
7:30 - 11:30am.
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Myrtle Beach Suite #7 of the Myrtle Beach Storage and Business Centre Open Until October 26, 2018
7:30 - 11:30am.
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Jackson Hole The Alpenhof Lodge Open Until August 24, 2018
7:30 – 11:30 am
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Standard Tuition: 610

Discounted Tuition:

  • Medical Resident: 510
  • RN, RNP, RDH or PA: 510
  • Doctor, Attorney, and Office Manager Spouses: 410
  • All other Spouses: 310
Note: Hawaii (4%) and Canada GST (5%) incur additional taxes.

Liberal Cancellation Policy: You may cancel any time prior to attendance and receive a full tuition refund less a $25 administrative fee. Or, if you like, you may use your entire tuition amount as a credit against a future registration.


“Your speakers are excellent!” -R.L., MD, PORTAGE, MI

Jeffrey O. Capes, DMD, MD

is an oral and maxillo­facial surgeon who holds doctorate degrees in both dentistry and medicine and is licensed to practice both. He heads Coastal Oral Surgery, is a frequent speaker, a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implanto­logy, and a fellow of the American Associa­tion of Oral and Maxillo­facial Surgeons.

Ike Z. Devji, Esq.

has been solely focused on asset protecti­on and wealth preserva­tion planning for the last 14 years. He and his colleagu­es have protected over $5 billion in personal assets for a national client base that includes thousands of successful physici­ans, as well as business owners and entrepre­neurs. Mr. Devji is a noted national educator (CME, CLE and CE) and author with over 300 nati­onally published bylines and a frequent speaker having taught thousands of doctors, lawyers and advisors on asset protecti­on and risk management in addition to being a contribu­ting author to multiple books and a dozen medical journals. He is AVVO rated 10.0 Su­perbfor seven years in a row and is included in Arizona’s F­inest Lawyersamong other distincti­ons.

Barry A. Franklin, PhD

is director of Preventi­ve Cardiolo­gy and Cardiac Rehabili­tation at William Beaumont Hospital which, during his tenure, has achieved national recogni­tion in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease. He served as president of the American Associa­tion of Cardiovas­cular and Pulmonary Rehabili­tation (1989–1990) and the American College of Sports Medicine (1999–2000).

Dr. Franklin is a past editor in chief of the Journal of Cardiopul­monary Rehabili­tation and currently holds formal editorial board appointmen­ts with 15 other scienti­fic and clinical journals. He has written or edited nearly 600 sci­entific and clinical publicti­ons, including 27 books includin­g, most recently, The Heart Health Handbook, and, since 1976, he has given over 1,000 in­vited presenta­tions to state, national and interna­tional audiences. In 2015 Dr. Franklin was listed by Thomson Reuters among The World’s M­ost Influen­tial Scienti­fic Minds (Clinical Medicine), something quite rare for a non-physici­an.

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg

is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics of Wayne State Universi­ty School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. His focus on teaching simple pain and stress reduction tools benefiting physician and patient alike is the subject of many medical grand rounds the Rabbi has presented in leading hospitals around the globe. This methodo­logy is an off shoot of his work as the founder and interna­tional director of Kids Kicking Cancer, an organiza­tion that lowers the pain of over 3,500 c­hildren a year in 45 hospi­tals. Rabbi Goldberg is a First Degree Black Belt in Choi Kwang-Do who, after losing his first child to leukemia at the age of two, merged modern integra­tive medicine with traditi­onal martial arts to addresses the overwhel­ming needs of children with illness.

Richard A. Honaker, MD, FAAFP

is a board certifi­ed, family practice physician who received his medical degree from Universi­ty of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Honaker has been listed in Best Doctors, D Magazine’s- Best Doctors in Dallas, Texas Monthly’s- Texas Super Doctors, and Consumer­s’ Research Council of America’s- Guide to America’s T­op Family Doctors. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, has been in practice for over 30 years and was the senior physician and president of a 10 provi­der group in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. Dr. Honaker was also co-founder of Jefferson Physician Group, a prominent primary care IPA in Dallas, and has been a contribu­ting medical columnist and commenta­tor for numerous publica­tions and televisi­on programs.

Rebecca Jaffe, MD, MPH

heads a private practice speciali­zing in family and sports medicine and maintains her family medicine board certifi­cation. She served on the boards of directors for the AAFP, the AAFP Foundati­on and Christi­ana Care Health System, and is a past chair of the AAFP's Wo­men’s H­ealth Conferen­ce CME. Dr. Jaffe is a past president of Delaware Academy of Family Physici­ans and is an instruc­tor in Jefferson Medical College’s D­epartment of Family Medicine. She has authored numerous professi­onal publica­tions and is a frequent speaker to regional, national and interna­tional conferen­ces.

Natan Khishchenko, MD, MBA

is attending neurolo­gist and Neurophy­siology Services director for Rochester Regional Health System. In 1999 he received a Master of Business Adminis­tration with a concentra­tion in healthca­re management from Universi­ty of Rochester. Dr. Khishch­enko is certified in Basic Life Support and a member of the American Academy of Neurolo­gy. He frequen­tly speaks on neurolo­gic issues to both neurolo­gists and non-specialis­ts.

Andrew M. Knoll, MD, JD

Co-Founder & CEO

s a partner and co-founder of Cohen Compagni Beckman Appler & Knoll, PLLC, a boutique, nationa­lly recogni­zed healthca­re firm. He is a 2003 sum­ma cum laude graduate of Syracuse Universi­ty College of Law, where he was an editor of Syracuse Universi­ty Law Review and received the Justini­an Society Award for Highest Academic Average. A former emergency physician and hospita­list, Dr. Knoll was board certified in internal medicine for twenty years and previou­sly a Fellow of the American College of Physici­ans. He is also a Persian Gulf veteran and former Navy flight surgeon achieving the rank of commander in the United States Naval Reserve.

Louis Kuritzky, MD

is a board-certifi­ed, family practiti­oner. He a clinical assistant professor emeritus in the Universi­ty of Florida's D­epartment of Family Medicine where he has twice received the Family Practice Residen­cy's Te­acher of the Year Award.

Dr. Kuritzky has given over 1,000 p­resenta­tions to medical audiences on dozens of clinical topics and has authored over 150 arti­cles in journals including New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Comprehen­sive Therapy, Hospital Practice, Consultan­t, Postgra­duate Medicine, Journal of Pain and Palliati­ve Care, and Patient Care. He is a consultant for Boehrin­ger Ingelhe­im, Sanofi, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly and Company.

David B. Mandell, JD, MBA

Co-Founder & CEO

is a practicing attorney and a principal of the financial consulting firm OJM Group. He speciali­zes in risk managemen­t, asset protecti­on, financial planning and has authored a number of books for doctors includin­g, For Doctors Only: A Guide to Working Less and Building More. Mr. Mandell also created the Category 1 CME monograp­h, Risk Management for the Practicing Physici­an. His articles have appeared in over 100 publi­cations, including over 30 medi­cal specialty journals, and he has addressed many of the nation's l­eading medical conferen­ces.

Mr. Mandell holds a bachelor's d­egree from Harvard Universi­ty from which he graduated with honors, a law degree from the UCLA School of Law where he was awarded the American Jurispru­dence Awardfor achieve­ment in legal ethics, and earned his MBA from UCLA'S An­derson School of Managemen­t.

Dilip K. Moonka, MD, FAST, FAASLD

is the medical director of Liver Transplan­tation at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Moonka received his medical degree from Stanford Universi­ty where he also completed his residency in internal medicine. He received his training in gastroen­terology and hepatolo­gy at the Universi­ty of Pennsyl­vania and is board certified in internal medicine, gastroen­terology and transplant hepatolo­gy. Dr. Moonka has won numerous teaching awards in both the Department of Medicine and the Division of Gastroen­terology and he conducts clinical research in both liver transplan­tation and viral hepatitis with numerous publica­tions in both areas. Dr. Moonka is a Fellow of the American Associa­tion for the Study of Liver Disease (FAASLD) as well as the American Society of Transplan­tation (FAST), and he speaks or consults for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead, Intercept and Mer­ck.

Joseph W. Shannon, PhD

Co-Founder & CEO

has a doctorate in counseling psycholo­gy and over 30 years of clinical experien­ce as a psycholo­gist, consultant and trainer. An expert in understan­ding and treating a broad range of mental disorder­s, he has appeared on several televisi­on programs including CBS’, Morning Show, and PBS: Viewpoin­t. Dr. Shannon has developed and presented training programs for medical, allied medical, mental health and substance abuse professi­onals in the United States and Canada consisten­tly earning exemplary ratings for presenting key insights and practical approaches with clarity, enthusi­asm and humor.

Josh Umbehr, MD

is a practicin­g, board-certified family physici­an. He is the founder and principal of Atlas MD a medical practice utilizing a direct patient care model, a subject on which Dr. Umbehr is a nationa­lly recogni­zed thought leader and presenter having spoken and testified numerous times across the country.

C. Wayne Weart, PharmD

Co-Founder & CEO

is professor of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences in the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical Universi­ty of South Carolina (MUSC), as well as professor of Family Medicine in the College of Medicine, MUSC. Prior to MUSC he instruc­ted at West Virginia Universi­ty.

Dr. Weart has authored more than 100 publi­cations and he has presented hundreds of hours of lectures to numerous professi­onal groups and societi­es, medical and house staffs at both West Virginia Universi­ty and MUSC, and national pharmacy and medical seminars across the country. He has received numerous awards and honors in his field includin­g: Outstan­ding Teacher Award at both West Virginia Universi­ty and MUSC; Hospital Pharmacist of the Yearin both South Carolina and West Virginia; and designa­tion as a Fellow of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacis­ts. In 1991 Dr. Weart was among the first pharmacis­ts to become a Board-Certified Pharmacot­herapy Specialis­t.

Elizabeth W Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC

received her bachelor’s d­egree, summa cum laude, from Duke Universi­ty, and earned an MBA from The Wharton School of Business at the Universi­ty of Pennsyl­vania. She has worked professi­onally in the healthca­re management field for over 25 years and is a nationa­lly renowned speaker, consultant and author. Ms. Woodcock is a principal of Woodcock & Walker Consulting and has written dozens of books, chapters, articles and white papers including The Physician Billing Process: Avoiding Potholes in the Road to Getting Paid: Third Edition, 2015, and Mastering Patient Flow to Increase Efficien­cy and Earnings: Fourth Edition, 20­17.

About American Educational Institute (AEI)

Important continu­ing medical, dental & legal education at an unparalle­led choice of destina­tions has b­een our hallmark since 1982. Now, close to 98% of thousands of students surveyed say they'd recommend AEI to their colleagu­es.

Produced in state-of-the-art producti­on studios with broadcast-grade, HD digital technolo­gy, The 2017–18 Medical-Dental-Legal Update, is presented in structu­red classroom settings in 10+ locations and is approved for up to 20 hours AMA PRA Category 1 credit­s™ as well as extensive Continu­ing Legal Education, Continu­ing Dental Education credit, and 17.75 AAFP Prescri­bed credit

On offer is a unique, 20 hour explora­tion of the intersec­tion of medicine and law, as well as selected clinical topics. In one course learn to respond to patients who are victims of domestic violence, optimize your revenue cycle, reduce malprac­tice and office-based risk, safeguard your practice against embezzle­ment and fraud, protect your assets against business and professi­onal liability exposure, manage patients presenting with odontoge­nic infecti­ons, Type 2 Diabe­tes and neurolo­gic emergen­cies, better deal with unreaso­nable patients and get updated on newly FDA approved drugs. Remarka­bly, this is just a sampling.

So choose your location and receive in-depth instruc­tion on important topics you'll be hard pressed to find taught elsewhe­re.


What accreditation does AEI have?

AEI is an ACCME accredited sponsor and all courses are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. In addition, AEI courses are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and Continuing Dental Education (CDE) credit in many states. Click here for full details.

How is the ACEA involved in this course?

The ACEA has partnered with AEI to facilitate registrations for The 2017–18 Medical-Dental-Legal Update at no extra cost to you. Whether you are a member of the ACEA or not, you can securely register for the course through the ACEA on this website to gain free access to the CE App and unlock exclusive discounts.

What are the objectives of the course?

You can view the full course description and objectives here.

Where exactly is this course offered?

The Medical-Dental-Legal Update is offered in 10 beautiful locations across the U.S. and internationally. View locations above.

Can I take the course twice if needed?

Yes! you can retake the course at no charge. Your registra­tion for The Medical-Dental-Legal Update entitles you to retake or complete the course as our guest through September 28, 2018 at any of our open classro­oms, anytime you choose. And there's no need to re-regis­ter. Simply present your original registra­tion confirma­tion email when you arrive and you will be issued a full set of new documen­tation and course material­s.

What is included with my registration(s)?

By purchasing a registration to The Medical-Dental-Legal Update, you have access to attend the course in-person at any of the locations where it is offered through September 28, 2018. You may also retake the course (see FAQ above) if you wish. For your separate travel and accomodation arrangements, you may obtain discounts through the lodging codes mentioned above for each location. Spouse registrations allow your spouses to attend the course with you if they wish.

* = $40 refund will be received following successful registration and attendance confirmation