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3rd Annual Clinical Issues in Primary Care Conference 2018

The Fairmont Orchid * | Hawaii, USA
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Title: 3rd Annual Clinical Issues in Primary Care Conference 2018
Specialty: Immunology
Dates: From May, 7, 2018 to May, 11, 2018
Location: Hawaii, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 650 to 725 USD
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Presented by Continuing Education Company for the past 25 years, our Primary Care CME Conference Series is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. Join us in May 2018 for our 3rd Annual Clinical Issues in Primary Care Conference at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii Resort on the Big Island


Program Objectives

As a result of this conference, participants will be able to:

Assess and provide patients with an accurate diagnosis and optimal care for a broad range of disorders seen in primary care.

Utilize current guidelines in the diagnosis and management of commonly encountered therapeutic issues.

Formulate comprehensive evidence-based interventions and treatment strategies that will lead to the reduction of modifiable risk factors and improved long term outcomes.


Target Audience

This course is intended for Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and other Health Care Professionals.


Jan N. Basile, MD , FACP, FASH

Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program

Professor of Medicine

Medical University of South Carolina

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center

Charleston, SC

Dr. Jan N. Basile is a professor of medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Medicine and former chief of Primary Care Service Line at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, both in Charleston, South Carolina. After 31 years at the VA, he retired from federal service in 2009 and is currently working in the Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program at MUSC, a consultative clinic, seeing high-risk patients with resistant hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes from throughout South Carolina and the southeast. Dr. Basile is currently President-elect for the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) for the 2018-2020 terms.

Dr. Basile, a past President of the Southern Medical Association, is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and is board certified in both medicine and geriatrics. He is also a clinical specialist in hypertension, a fellow of the American Society of Hypertension and was elected to their Board of Directors. A recipient of many honors and awards, including the Excellence in Teaching Award and the Golden Apple Award at the MUSC College of Medicine, in 2014 he was the first recipient of the SC DHEC Hypertension Champion of the Year Award.

Dr. Basile’s research interests include outcome-based studies involving hypertension, diabetes, and lipid disorders. He has been involved in many large trials evaluating the effect of pharmacologic therapy on improving patient outcome, including the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) and the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial, and is actively involved in the ongoing Systolic Prevention Intervention Trial (SPRINT), all under the auspices of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

In addition to his contribution to the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure, Dr. Basile has published more than 300 articles, monographs, and book chapters, including two review papers on the SGLT2 inhibitors and has co-authored a textbook, Hot Topics: Hypertension. He most enjoys interpreting the hypertension literature for the primary care clinician and started the column “Analysis of Recent Papers in Hypertension” for the Journal of Clinical Hypertension in 1999. He also is a contributing author for the hypertension section of “Up To Date”.

Alan Maisel, MD, FACC 

Alan Maisel, MD, FACC

Professor of Cardiology

University of California, San Diego

Director, Coronary Care Unit and Heart Failure Program

San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center

San Diego, CA

Dr. Alan Maisel graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School, received his internal medicine training at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, where he was chief resident, and completed a cardiology fellowship at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Maisel is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is the Director of the Coronary Care Unit and Heart Failure Program at the VA San Diego Healthcare System in La Jolla, California. Dr. Maisel is active on the faculty at UCSD where he has won numerous teaching awards. He just completed a ten-year stint as Associate Editor of the Journal of the American College Cardiology.

Dr. Alan Maisel is considered one of the world’s experts on cardiac biomarkers and has over 400 scientific publications. He has authored several ground-breaking manuscripts that have paved the way for development of diagnostic tools for patients with congestive heart failure. In particular, he was the leading investigator on studies that brought the use of BNP into clinical practice. He has been lead investigator on seven multicentre biomarker trials.

His recent work on cardiac biomarkers has led to a connection between diet, cardiovascular disease and breast cancer, and currently works on two biomarkers that predict the development of breast cancer. He recently co-founded the UCSD Biomarker Research Center, which among other things make data and a statistician available for research by residents and fellows.

Dr. Maisel is also a writer of medical fiction. His first novel, Bedside Manners, was optioned to Warner Brothers. His second novel, Brain Chicane, is about a young and idealistic physician working at the premier multiple-organ transplant hospital in Chicago where he investigates overdose cases that are not totally kosher. He is also co-founder of a mitochondrial drug company and a biomarker discovery company. He is founder of My Life Diagnostics. He helps raise five children and gave up on sleep five years ago.

Pamela B. Morris, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Medical University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

Dr. Pamela B. Morris is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at Duke Medical Center. She is currently Director of Preventive Cardiology and the Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program and Co-Director of Women’s Heart Care at MUSC. Dr. Morris is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiac Computed Tomography, and Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Morris is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Preventive Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Preventive Medicine, and the National Lipid Association. She serves the Chair of the American College of Cardiology Prevention Leadership Council and Section, as President-Elect of the Southeast Lipid Association, on the Advisory Boards of the Cardiometabolic Health Congress and the Lp(a) Foundation, on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Preventive Cardiology and the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. She is Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology and Reviewer for a number of cardiovascular journals.

John E. Pandolfino, MD

John E. Pandolfino, MD

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Northwestern Medicine

Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, IL

Dr. John E. Pandolfino is the Hans Popper Professor of Medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. His career has focused primarily on studying the biomechanics of bolus transport and gastrointestinal motility as it pertains to gastroesophageal reflux and swallowing disorders. He currently is funded by the NIH to study GERD and Dysphagia pathogenesis and also receives funding from industry focused on the development of new technologies to investigate and treat gastrointestinal disorders. He also maintains a strong clinical practice and in the Esophageal Center at Northwestern which serves as the nation’s top referral center for complicated esophageal diseases. He is active in multiple professional organizations and has a strong commitment to the editorial process serving as Editor in Chief of Diseases of the Esophagus and as a member of the editorial board of multiple high-level Gastroenterology and Hepatology journals.

Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP

Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP

Professor, Director of Clinical Research

Touro University California

Vallejo, CA

Dr. Jay Shubrook is a Family Physician and Fellowship trained Diabetologist. He is currently a Professor at Touro University California. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Research and the Director of Diabetes Services. He is the Chair of the Primary Care Advisory Board of the American Diabetes Association and is on the Global Advisory Board for Springer/Nature Diabetes website called Medicine Matters - Diabetes. He is the Associate Editor for the JAOA and Clinical Diabetes Journal. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the American Family Physician. He oversees a large Diabetes Prevention Program network. His research interests focus on early intervention for type 2 diabetes. His professional goals are to better train the primary care workforce to manage diabetes

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Where white sands drift into blue-green lagoons, the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii Resort serves as a retreat for the mind, the body, and the spirit. This luxurious 540-room resort will cater to your every whim, inside and outside its walls. Just choose your escape. Conquer a volcano, or a championship golf course. And when you return, nourish your soul with an invigorating massage at the Spa Without Walls, or simply relax and unwind in one of the resort’s renowned restaurants. No matter where you look, there’s an unexpected treasure waiting for you!

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is located just a short drive from many exciting destinations on the Big Island, including: an active volcano, island waterfalls, Puako Petroglyph Preserve, Puukohola Heiau (temple), Parker Ranch, Mauna Kea Observatories, and Marine sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay. Additionally, the resort is just 30 minutes from the Kona International Airport.

Resort highlights:

Located on the Kohala Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii

486 rooms and 54 suites; Fairmont Gold floor

Superb dining in six restaurants, including the AAA Four Diamond–award winning Brown’s Beach House

The spectacular Spa Without Walls, featuring oceanside massage cabanas and private hale near garden waterfalls

White-sand beach, swimming lagoon and 10,000-square-foot (930-square-meter) oceanside pool

Fitness center and award-winning tennis pavilion

Over 100,000 square feet (9,000 square meters) of indoor/outdoor meeting space

Adjacent to the award-winning 36-hole Francis H. l’i Brown Golf Course

Further Details:

Individual reservations must guarantee each reservation with a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax made by personal check, money order or a major credit card. Cancellation of individual reservations made up to 30 days prior to arrival will be accepted, and the deposit refunded for those rooms for the full night’s stay. For reservations cancelled within 30 days prior to arrival, individuals will be responsible for 100% of room revenue to be billed to the individual credit card on file.

Check-in/Check-out Times:

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Every effort is made to accommodate guests arriving before the check-in time, however, rooms may not be immediately available. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Requests to retain rooms beyond that hour should be directed to the Front Desk once the delegate is registered. Should it be possible to extend a late check-out, a late departure charge may be applicable.

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Our attendees are family medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners from all over the nation.


Why Continuing Education Company?

Exhibiting at a CEC event brings you face-to-face with key decision-makers who evaluate your products and services and utilize them in daily practice in primary care clinical settings across the nation. The intimate setting and the number of exhibits capped at 8 allows great access to the attendees. You will never be isolated in a separate exhibit hall and we ensure that all attendees know that you are there.


Where are the Exhibits Set Up?

You will be either right by the breakfast buffet or by the doors leading in and out of the conference.


Meeting Formats

5-day meetings are scheduled Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 12:15 pm. There is a breakfast beginning at 7:15 am and a break from 10:00 am - 10:15 am.

3-day meetings are scheduled Friday from 7:30 am - 1:00 pm, Saturday 7:30 am - 2:30 pm, and Sunday 7:30 am - 12:30 pm.


What’s Included

One six-foot table (draped if requested), wastebasket and a chair. Banners or signs that can fit on the table or directly behind are the only allowable signage.

One exhibitor registration and badge (additional badges $125).

A paragraph describing your company and products in our welcome letter emailed to attendees. (deadline dates apply).

Electricity (upon request, please indicate on application).

Access to any food served during the conference hours.

Wireless internet access (if available).


Other Sponsorship Opportunities

Let’s get creative! Sponsorships can be tailored to what will work best for you and our attendees. Some have sponsored a lunch and made the gathering into a focus group for feedback on a product or service. Other sponsorships can include lunch for the 3-day meetings, breakfast for the 5-day meetings, welcome reception for the attendees and their families, totebags etc. Call Barbara Lyons at (386) 490-8010, x101 so we can discuss your ideas.


Organising Agency

Continuing Education Company

Phone: (800) 327-4502 or (386) 490-8010


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