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Controversies in Women's Health

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Department: Medicine
Course Number: MDM12M05
Start: Thursday, December 08, 2011
End: Friday, December 09, 2011
Location: San Francisco, California
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Fees: Physician - $415
Allied Health Professional - $310
Intern/Resident/Fellow - $310
UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty Vouchers are accepted for this course. For more information please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 415-476-4251. 
Credit: 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Overview:
Increasing appreciation of the unique needs of women patients and women health care providers has created a need for innovative educational programs on women’s health. This program will provide a practical update on a full range of common but controversial issues in women’s health. Emphasis will be placed on new developments in preventive care for women, issues in reproductive health, and clinical strategies in the diagnosis and treatment of common gynecologic and medical disorders of women. An audience response system will be used and ample time will be provided for questions and discussion. A complete course syllabus will be provided for all participants. This course is presented by the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, in close collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and is sponsored by the University of California, San Francisco.

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is designed for family physicians, internists, gynecologists, nurses, pharmacists, and all others involved in providing quality health care for women.

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Objectives:
The purpose of this course is to increase competence and improve clinician practice in primary care and women’s health. We specifically anticipate improvements in skills and strategies:

  • to discuss and implement new guidelines in office-based preventive medicine for women for prevention and early detection of cancer with clinical exam, pap tests, diagnostic imaging, and the HPV and influenza vaccines;
  • to discuss and implement new guidelines for prevention and treatment of heart disease and cerebrovascular disease in women;
  • to diagnose and treat common problems in women's health including osteoporosis, menopause, breast complaints, sexually transmitted infections, stroke, and depression;
  • to counsel patients about treatment options in contraception and therapeutic abortion;
  • to diagnose and treat common skin problems in women and to discuss options in cosmetic dermatology;
  • to assess and treat common sports injuries and musculoskeletal complaints in women;
  • to better care for older patients presenting with dementia, osteoporosis, and chronic medical illnesses;
  • to better care for lesbian, gay and transgender patients;
  • to counsel patients about the risks and benefits of diagnostic imaging.

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Accreditation:
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Course Outline:
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011

7:30 am Course Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20 Welcome
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
8:30 G Diagnostic Imaging in Women’s Health: What is the Risk of Radiation?
Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE FOR WOMEN
Moderator: Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

9:10 Q and A

9:20 G Cancer Screening 2011: Using the Best Evidence to Guide Practice
Judith M. E. Walsh, MD, MPH

10:00 Q and A

10:10 Break

10:30 G Cervical Cancer Prevention Update: 2011 and Beyond
George F. Sawaya, MD

11:10 Q and A

11:20 G Vaccinations for Adult and Adolescent Women
Lisa G. Winston, MD

12:00 pm Q and A

12:10 Lunch (On Own)

CLINICAL STRATEGIES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH I
Moderator: Katherine A. Julian, MD

1:30 Lumps, Bumps, and Pain: Management of Common Breast Disorders
Rebecca Jackson, MD

2:10 Q and A

2:20 Current Issues in LGBT Health
Shane Snowdon

3:00 Q and A

3:10 Break

3:30 G Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

4:10 Q and A

4:20 G Prevention and Treatment of Dementia
Katherine A. Julian, MD

5:00 Q and A

5:10 pm Adjourn

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

CLINICAL STRATEGIES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH II
Moderator: Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

8:30 Best Practices in Contraception: Preventing the Unintended
Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS

9:10 Q and A

9:20 G New and Emerging Therapies for Osteoporosis
Douglas C. Bauer, MD

10:00 Q and A

10:10 Break

10:30 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Implications of the New CDC Guidelines
Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH

11:10 Q and A

11:20 Current Controversies in Hormone Replacement Therapy
Marcelle I. Cedars, MD

12:00 pm Q and A

12:10 Lunch (On Own)

CLINICAL STRATEGIES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH III
Moderator: Nancy Milliken, MD

1:30 G Dermatology in Women’s Health
Toby A. Maurer, MD

2:10 Q and A

2:20 Managing Musculoskeletal Mysteries in the Female Athlete
Anthony Luke, MD, MPH

3:00 Q and A

3:10 Break

3:30 G Managing Depression in Primary Care
Descartes Li, MD

4:10 Q and A

4:20 G Advances in Prevention and Treatment of Stroke: What Every Clinician Needs to Know
S. Andrew Josephson, MD

5:00 Q and A

5:10 pm Adjourn

G - Geriatric Credit

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Chairs:
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate and
Continuing Medical Education

COURSE CO-CHAIRS

Katherine A. Julian, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine;
Director, Primary Care Internal
Medicine Residency

Nancy Milliken, MD
Professor of Obstetrics,
Gynecology, and Reproductive
Sciences; Vice Dean, UCSF
School of Medicine; Director,
UCSF National Center of
Excellence in Women’s Health

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Faculty:
(University of California, San Francisco)

Douglas C. Bauer, MD
Professor of Medicine, and of
Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Marcelle I. Cedars, MD
Professor, Department of
Obstetrics, Gynecology and
Reproductive Sciences;
Director, Division of Reproductive
Endocrinology

Rebecca Jackson, MD
Chief, SFGH Division;
Associate Professor, Departments
of Obstretrics, Gynecology &
Reproductive Sciences,
Epidemiology & Biostatistics

S. Andrew Josephson, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology;
Director, Neurohospitalist Program

Descartes Li, MD
Associate Clinical Professor;
Director, Bipolar Disorder
Program; Co-Director,
Electroconvulsive Therapy Service,
Department of Psychiatry

Anthony Luke, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine;
Director, Primary Care Sports
Medicine, Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery;
Department of Family and
Community Medicine

Toby A. Maurer, MD
Professor of Dermatology;
Chief, Department of
Dermatology, San Francisco
General Hospital

Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of
Obstetrics, Gynecology and
Reproductive Sciences; Medical
Director, UCSF/ Family PACT
Program Support and Evaluation,
CA Office of Family Planning,
Sacramento, CA

George F. Sawaya, MD
Professor, Department of
Obstetrics, Gynecology and
Reproductive Sciences and
Department of Epidemiology
and Biostatistics

Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD
Professor, Departments of
Radiology, Epidemiology/
Biostatistics, and Obstetrics,
Gynecology, and Reproductive
Medicine

Shane Snowdon
Director, UCSF Center for LGBT
Health & Equity

Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS
Associate Professor, Department
of Obstetrics, Gynecology and
Reproductive Sciences; Assistant
Director, Family Planning
Fellowship

Judith M. E. Walsh, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Women’s
Health Clinical Research Center

Lisa G. Winston, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Infectious Diseases;
Vice Chief, Inpatient Medical
Services and Hospital
Epidemiologist, San Francisco
General Hospital

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Travel & Lodging:
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
800-248-3308
$192/night

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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