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Innovations and New Practices in Internal Medicine 2018

Boston Park Plaza Hotel * | Massachusetts, USA
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Title: Innovations and New Practices in Internal Medicine 2018
Specialty: Immunology
Dates: From May, 7, 2018 to May, 11, 2018
Location: Massachusetts, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1495 to 1595 USD
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ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


MOC STATEMENT


Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 31.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.  It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

 


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS


This Live activity, Innovations and New Practices in Internal Medicine, with a beginning date of 05/07/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 31.50 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.

 


RISK MANAGEMENT


This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 3.00 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 3.00 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

 


NURSE PRACTITIONERS and REGISTERED NURSES


For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

 


PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS


The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.


 


CANADIAN ACCREDITATION


The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities


 


EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION


Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

 


ABMS/ACGME COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies: patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, and practice-based learning and improvement.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

This program provides a comprehensive update of the most important changes impacting Internal Medicine and guidance to incorporate these advances into everyday clinical practice to improve patient outcomes.


Practical, Fast-Paced, Case-Based Education

The educational experience is highly interactive and fast paced, and draws upon real-life cases. The course is designed and led by Harvard Medical School’s clinical faculty who are leaders in their respective fields, and are instrumental in bringing these novel developments to clinical medicine. It offers updates and advances in diagnostic and treatment approaches, covering the broad spectrum of internal medicine specialties: 


Cardiovascular Medicine

Gerontology

Neurology

Pulmonology

Oncology

Sleep Medicine

Critical Care

Rheumatology 

Infectious Diseases 

Renal Medicine

Women’s Health

Endocrinology

Guidance to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment and Clinical Outcomes

Highlights of this program include:


The latest developments in cancer screening

Comprehensive updates on new anticoagulants and diabetes medications

Practical and timely instruction on obesity management 

Up-to-date guidance for care of the LGBT patient

How to responsibly prescribe opiates and manage opiate addiction

Current guidelines for the management of hepatitis C 

Updates in the management of COPD and asthma

Instructive cases and images in dermatology 

Physician wellness—how to avoid burnout

Advances in percutaneous valve replacement 

The latest in C. difficile diagnosis and management

New treatments for heart failure

Best practices in responsible antibiotic use

A practical update of contraception options

The latest in inflammatory bowel disease management

Speakers/Faculty:

Kevin L. Ard, MD, MPH, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark M. Awad, MD, PhD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Rebecca M. Baron, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Carolyn B. Becker, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Kari P. Braaten, MD, MPH, Instructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School; Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Rebecca C. Burch, MD, Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Maria C. Castells, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Raymond T. Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jean M. Connors, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Charles Czeisler, MD, PhD, Frank Baldino, Jr., PhD Professor of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Charles Czeisler, MD, PhD, Frank Baldino, Jr., PhD Professor of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Paul F. Dellaripa, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sonia Friedman, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Stephen N. Gomperts, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Florencia Halperin, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Galen V. Henderson, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Elizabeth Hohmann, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Elliot Israel, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ann S. LaCasce, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Adam B. Landman, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ming Valerie Lin, MB, ChB, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Adam D. Lipworth, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School; Chair, Dermatology Department, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Robert J. Mayer, MD, Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Marie E. McDonnell, MD, Lecturer on Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Edward Michna, MD, JD, Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Molly L. Perencevich, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Gregory Piazza, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Suzanne E. Salamon, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Chief, Geriatric Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Paul E. Sax, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Adam C. Schaffer, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Scott L. Schissel, MD, DPhil, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Benjamin M. Scirica, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Pinak B. Shah, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jo Shapiro, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School; Division of Otolaryngology Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA, Senior Associate Dean of Global and Continuing Education, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Joji Suzuki, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Lori W. Tischler, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-time, Harvard Medical School; Vice President, Medical Affairs, Commonwealth Care Alliance

Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sushrut S. Waikar, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Aaron B. Waxman, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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Boston Park Plaza

50 Park Plaza at Arlington St.

Boston, MA  02116

617.426.2000


The historic charm and contemporary elegance of the iconic Boston Park Plaza has been fully restored and reimagined through a $100 million renovation. The Park Plaza is conveniently located near shopping, transportation, restaurants, Boston's Back Bay, the Public Garden, the theater district, and the Freedom Trail.


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A limited number of discounted rooms* have been reserved at Boston Park Plaza until 5:00 PM April 16, 2018. You can call the hotel reservation line to make a room reservation: 617-379-7129. Please specify that you are enrolled in this activity (Innovations and New Practices in Internal Medicine) in order to request the reduced room rate. To make your discounted reservation online before April 16, please click here.


*Please note that the discounted rooms may sell out before the deadline.


Please do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until you have received an email from our office confirming your paid registration. 

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