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40th Annual Advances in Internal Medicine

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This course is also being offered on June 25-29, 2012.
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Department: Medicine
Course Number: MDM12M19
Start: Monday, May 21, 2012
End: Friday, May 25, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California
Stanford Court Renaissance San Francisco
Fees: Physician - $880
Allied Health Professional - $680
Resident/Fellow/Intern - $680
UC Faculty - $680 
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: 30.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Overview:

Now in its 40th year, this course reviews the most recent developments and current controversies in the field of internal medicine. Particular emphasis will be placed on topics of clinical relevance to the practicing physician. The course will include:

Didactic Lectures – Clinically active faculty from the Department of Medicine will emphasize recent clinical advances.

Year-in-Review Literature Reviews – Faculty will review major articles from the general medical specialty literature with immediate importance to clinical practice.

Clinical Dilemmas – In addition to case presentations to illustrate current management strategies, a special session on clinical problem-solving will be included.

Questions and Answers – Ample time will be provided for specific questions and discussions of problems commonly encountered by course participants.

Internal Medicine Topics – Areas to be covered include cardiology, hematology and oncology, general internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, nephrology and rheumatology.

Multidisciplinary Topics – Additional topics of interest to the practicing internist will include issues in women’s health, geriatrics, neurology, dermatology, and sports medicine.

Advances in Internal Medicine is presented by the Department of Medicine and is sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.

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Objectives:

An attendee completing this course should be able to:

  • Apply new knowledge to better manage commonly encountered medicallyrelated internal medicine problems such as congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation, chronic kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, outpatient infections, chronic anticoagulation, allergy, and obstructive lung disease;
  • Incorporate current evidence and guidelines with respect to the management of fatty liver disease, osteoporosis, menopause, cancer screening, preoperative cardiac evaluation, and HIV disease;
  • Improved management of common problems traditionally treated by non-medicine specialists, such as neuropathy, movement disorders, dermatologic disorders, musculoskeletal symptoms, as well as recognize
    the indications for referral to a specialist;
  • Apply the major recent advances in the fields of primary care, palliative care, women’s health, infectious disease, and rheumatology to foster improved patient outcomes.

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Accreditation:

This Live activity, 40th Annual Advances in Internal Medicine, with a beginning date of May 21, 2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 29.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Multi-Site certification is good for one year starting with the first presentation, 5/21/2012.


Physicians: 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.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Geriatric Medicine: The approved credits shown above include 1.50 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 1820, Geriatric Medicine

Nursing: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Pharmacy: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA category 1 credit for the PRA for organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Family Physicians: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
 

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Course Outline:
For course slides, please visit this link


Monday • May 21 and June 25
7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Welcome H. Quinny Cheng, MD

CARDIOLOGY • Moderator: Thomas A. Ports, MD
8:10 Update on Atrial Fibrillation: Antiarrhythmics, Anticoagulant and Ablation
Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD, MS

9:00 Advances in Management of Systolic/ Diastolic Heart Failure
Liviu Klein, MD, MS

9:50 Break

10:10 Preoperative Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiac Disease
Mary Gray, MD

11:00 KEYNOTE: Social Media & Your Practice, Ready or Not
Russ Cucina, MD, MS

11:50 Lunch on Own

GERIATRICS • Moderator: Eric Widera, MD
1:20 pm (G) Care of the Aging Patient
Anna Chang, MD

2:20 (G) Palliative Care: Year in Review
Lynn Flint, MD

2:50 Break

ENDOCRINOLOGY • Moderator: Umesh Masharani, MB, BS, MRCP
3:10 Evaluation & Management of the Patient with Hypercalcemia
Steven Harris, MD, FACP

4:00 Clinical Cases: Tailoring Glucose Lowering Therapy for Your Diabetic Patients
Martha S. Nolte Kennedy, MD &
Pooja Sherchan, MD

4:50 pm Adjourn


Tuesday • May 22 and June 26

7:30 am Continental Breakfast

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE • Moderator: Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

8:00 Vitamins and Supplements: An Evidence-Based Approach
Jeffrey A. Tice, MD

8:50 Every Patient is an Athlete
Carlin Senter, MD

9:40 Break

10:00 Chronic Kidney Disease: What the Generalist Needs to Know
Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH

10:50 Advances in Primary Care: The Year in Review
Jeffrey Kohlwes, MD, MPH

11:40 Lunch on Own

WOMEN'S HEALTH • Moderator: Katherine A. Julian, MD
1:10 pm Current Controversies in Hormone Therapy
Marcelle I. Cedars, MD

2:00 Advances in Women's Health: The Year in Review
Judith M.E.Walsh, MD, MPH

2:50 Break

3:10 Update in Hospital Medicine
Bradley A. Sharpe, MD

4:00 Dermatology Topics for the Primary Care Provider
Anna Haemel, MD

4:50 pm Adjourn

 

Wednesday • May 23 and June 27

7:30 am Continental Breakfast

INFECTIOUS DISEASES • Moderator: Lisa G. Winston, MD

8:00 Infections in Travelers
Brian S. Schwartz, MD

8:50 HIV for the Primary Care Provider
Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

9:40 Break

10:00 Emerging Infections in the Clinic
 Lisa G. Winston, MD

10:50 Infections in the News
Peter Chin-Hong, MD, MAS

11:40 Lunch on Own

1:10 pm Clinical Problem-Solving Session
Harry Hollander, MD

GASTROENTEROLOGY • Moderator: Christian Mathy, MD
2:00 Current Management of C. difficile
Justin Sewell, MD, MPH

2:50 Break

3:10 Update on Fatty Liver Disease
Bilal Hameed, MD

4:00 Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Hidden Cause of Dysphagia
Najwa El-Nachef, MD

4:50 pm Adjourn


Thursday • May 24 and June 28

7:30 am Continental Breakfast

HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY • Moderator: Hope Rugo, MD
8:00 Prostate Cancer Screening in 2012
Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD

8:50 What's New in Breast Cancer Screening
Judith A. Luce, MD

9:40 Break

10:00 New Oral Anticoagulants
Tracy Minichiello,MD, MPH

10:50 Topics in Allergy & Immunology
Katherine E. Gundling, MD

11:40 Lunch on Own

NEUROLOGY • Moderator: S. Andrew Josephson, MD
1:10 pm Peripheral Issues: Radiculopathy & Neuropathy
Jeffrey W. Ralph, MD

2:00 What's Shaking? Tremors & Movement Disorders
Jill L. Ostrem, MD

2:50 Break

RHEUMATOLOGY • Moderator: Jonathan Graf, MD
3:10 Overview & Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis
Jonathan Graf, MD

4:00 Year in Review: Advances in Rheumatology
Jonathan Graf, MD

4:50 pm Adjourn

 

Friday • May 25 and June 29

7:30 am Continental Breakfast

PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE • Moderator: Michelle M. Milic, MD
8:00 Update on Asthma & COPD
Steven C. Lazarus, MD

8:50 Occupational & Environmental Lung Disease: What the Generalist Needs to Know
Paul S. Blanc, MD, MSPH

9:40 Break

10:00 Lung Cancer: Is It Time to Start Screening?
Lorriana E. Leard, MD

10:50 Topics in Office Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Anthony Luke, MD, MPH

11:40 am Adjourn


(G) - Satisfies the California requirement for Geriatric CME

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Chairs:

H. Quinny Cheng, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco

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Faculty:

(All UCSF unless indicated)
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate and
Continuing Medical Education
Vice Chief, Division of General
Internal Medicine

Paul S. Blanc, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine
Endowed Chair and Division
Chief, Occupational and
Environmental Medicine

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

Anna Chang, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics

Peter Chin-Hong, MD, MAS
Associate Professor of Clinical
Medicine, Division of Infectious
Diseases; Director, Transplant
and Immunocompromised Host
Infectious Diseases Program

Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Urology

Russ Cucina, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Information
Technology, UCSF Medical
Center

Najwa El-Nachef, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Deputy Program Director of
Gastroenterology Fellowship

Lynn Flint, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics

Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Divisions of HIV/AIDS and
Infectious Disease; Director,
AIDS Consult Service, SFGH

Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MS, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief of Electrophysiology

Jonathan Graf, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Mary Gray, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiology Clinics
San Francisco General Hospital

Katherine E. Gundling, MD
Associate Professor of Allergy
and Immunology

Anna Haemel, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Dermatology

Bilal Hameed, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hepatology and Liver
Transplantation

Steven T. Harris, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and
Metabolism

Harry Hollander, MD
Professor of Medicine and
Infectious Diseases
Director, Internal Medicine
Residency Training Program

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

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

Liviu Klein, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Jeffrey Kohlwes, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, VAMC PRIME Program
Associate Program Director,
Internal Medicine Residency

Stephen C. Lazarus, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Training Program in
Pulmonary & Critical Care
Medicine; Associate Director of
the Adult Pulmonary Laboratory

Lorriana E. Leard, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Chief of Clinical Activities,
Pulmonary, Critical Care,
Allergy & Sleep Medicine;
Associate Director, Pulmonary &
Critical Care Fellowship Program

Judith A. Luce, MD
Professor of Medicine
Program Member, UCSF Helen
Diller Family Comprehensive
Cancer Center

Anthony Luke, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of
Orthosurgery; Director, Primary
Care Sports Medicine
UCSF Department of Family and
Community Medicine

Umesh Masharani, MB, BS, MRCP
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, UCSF
Diabetes Clinic

Christian Mathy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Michelle M. Milic, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and
Critical Care Medicine

Tracy Minichiello, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Anticoagulation and
Thrombosis Service
San Francisco VA Medical Center

Martha S. Nolte Kennedy, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Diabetes Teaching Center

Jill L. Ostrem, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Medical Director, Surgical
Movement Disorders Program

Thomas A. Ports, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Interventional Cardiology

Jeffrey W. Ralph, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of
Neurology

Hope Rugo, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Breast Oncology and
Clinical Trial Education
UCSF Helen Diller Family
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Carlin Senter, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
and Orthopaedics

Justin Sewell, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Brian S. Schwartz, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

Bradley A. Sharpe, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Service
Associate Program Director,
Internal Medicine Residency
Program

Pooja Sherchan, MD
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology
and Metabolism

Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of General
Internal Medicine, San Francisco
VA Medical Center; Professor of
Medicine, Epidemiology and
Biostatistics

Jeffrey A. Tice, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

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

Eric Widera, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Hospice & Palliative
Care, SFVAMC

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

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Travel & Lodging:
Stanford Court Renaissance
905 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Hotel Rate: $174/night
Group Booking Code: uucuuca

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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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