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Hyatt Regency Hotel Boston * | Boston, USA
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Title: OFFICE PRACTICE OF PRIMARY CARE MEDICINE
Specialty: , Internal Medicine
Dates: From Mar, 17, 2014 to Mar, 21, 2014
Location: Boston, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1275 to 1575 USD
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The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 38.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. This activity meets the criteria of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 11.5 hours of Risk Management Study. This includes 4 Credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management training and 2.5 Credits of End-of-Life Care Studies. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

This Live activity, Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine, with a beginning date of 03/17/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 38.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet the following Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Professionalism
  • System-based practice
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Disclosure Policy

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is HMS’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g., planners, faculty, reviewers, and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Event Overview
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The comprehensive Harvard Medical School update on office-based primary care medicine

For internists, family practitioners, medical specialists, nurse practitioners & physician assistants

Close to 100 of Harvard Medical School’s finest teachers and master clinicians have come together to deliver a sweeping review of important, new changes and advances in general internal medicine:

  • New approaches to daily clinical problems
  • Updates for better diagnoses
  • Workshops to take physical examinations and office procedure skills to the next level
  • New screening protocols and controversies
  • Improved techniques for reading ECGs and chest x-rays
  • Best practices for high-risk patients
  • Strategies for adapting to new healthcare policies and technologies
  • Q&A with Harvard Medical School's leading clinicians
  • Networking forums for physicians, NPs, PAs, and RNs
  • Fulfill Massachusetts licensure requirements for opioids/pain management and end-of-life care

Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine is the renowned Harvard Medical School CME course for general internal medicine. It offers new and returning attendees the opportunity to stay current with annual advances across every major area of general medicine. Designed by and for clinicians, the curriculum focuses on state-of-the-art approaches to the clinical challenges we routinely face and the best ways to apply these approaches to your practice. Lectures, Q&A forums, and hands-on workshops at this course offer you the opportunity to exchange ideas and pose your questions to many of Harvard Medical School’s finest teachers and master clinicians.

This course is among the highest rated of Harvard Medical School CME courses.

New in 2014

Clinical updates and skills development

  • Physical examination of the eyes, hand, shoulder, knee, foot, ankle, and back
  • Controlling hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and addictions
  • Interpreting ECGs and chest x-rays
  • Office procedures, including: joint injections, simple dermatology and minor surgery procedures
  • Managing and coordinating care of high risk patients
  • Counseling, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Screening for breast, colon, cervical and prostate cancer
  • Achieving appropriate and effective pain management, including opioids for chronic pain
  • Conducting discussions about end-of-life care
  • Evaluating and managing common problems in rheumatology, dermatology, pulmonology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology and psychiatry

Practice management

  • Navigating the requirements and impact of the Affordable Care Act
  • Effecting meaningful use of electronic medical records to increase the efficiency and safety of medical ambulatory practice and to make it easier to track patient outcomes
  • Enhance your practice management: special sessions on the Medical Home and care coordination for high risk patients

Personal development and professional networking

  • Extended time for questions, interactive forums, and new hands-on workshops
  • Interact with colleagues from all over the world at special networking lunches and our reception
  • Participate in optional sunrise yoga sessions for attendees. Bring workout clothes!
Speakers/Faculty:

Harvard Medical School Faculty

  • Kevin L. Ard, MD, MPH Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Peter D. Asnis, MD Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Rachel K. Ashby, MD Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology, Harvard Medical School
  • Robert L. Barbieri, MD Kate Macy Ladd Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Arthur J. Barsky, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • David W. Bates, MD, MSc Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Lauren R. Bayer, PA-C Clinical Director, Brigham and Women's Hospital Wound Care Center
  • Carolyn B. Becker, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Joshua A. Beckman, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Monica Bharel, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Philip Blazar, MD Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Susan D. Block, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Joanne P. Borg-Stein, MD Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
  • Kathryn A. Britton, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Rebecca Burch, MD Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
  • Elizabeth A. Buzney, MD Instructor in Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
  • Karen Carlson, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Daniela A. Carusi, MD Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Bartoleme R. Celli, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Julia F. Charles, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Gary A. Chinman, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Thomas I. Cochrane, MD, MBA Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
  • John J. Costa, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Rebecca J. Cunningham, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Jatin K. Dave, MD, BS Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Amy DiVasta, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
  • Jonathan Edlow, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Todd B. Ellerin, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Laurence M. Epstein, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Christopher H. Fanta, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Joseph P. Frolkis, MD, PhD Lecturer on Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Marc B. Garnick, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Allison B. Goldfine, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • John D. Goodson, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Charles J. Hatem, MD Harold Amos Academy Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Howard M. Heller, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Galen V. Henderson, MD Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
  • Anthony N. Hollenberg, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Francine L. Jacobson, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Kunal Jajoo, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Ashish Jha, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Joel T. Katz, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Scott Kinlay, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • James M. Kirshenbaum, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Anthony L. Komaroff, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Joshua R. Korzenik, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Tia R.M. Kostas, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • David B. Krieger, MD Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Nancy B. Kurtz, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Michael Kurtz, MD Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Michael J. Landzberg, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Daniel Leffler, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Donald B. Levy, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Leonard S. Lilly, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • James H. Maguire, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Tara Mardigan, MS, MPH, RD Nutritionist, Lown Cardiovascular Center
  • Francisco Marty, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Elena M. Massarotti, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Elizabeth Matzkin, MD Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Amy L. Miller, MD, PhD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Charles A. Morris, MD, MPH Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • David B. Mount, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • David M. Nathan, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Nora Y. Osman, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Reena L. Pande, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Claudia U. Richter, MD Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
  • Malcolm K. Robinson, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Rachel P. Rosovsky, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Anna E. Rutherford, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Fidencio Saldana, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Martin A. Samuels, MD Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
  • Paul E. Sax, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Kristen G. Schaefer, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Benjamin M. Scirica, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Julian L. Seifter, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Thomas D. Sequist, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Niraj Sharma, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
  • Jan L. Shifren, MD Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Jane S. Sillman, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Jeremy T. Smith, MD Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Benjamin Sommers, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Health Care Policy and Economics, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Graeme S. Steele, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Allen C. Steere, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Joji Suzuki, MD Instructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Susan L. Troyan, MD Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • J. Kevin Tucker, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Russell G. Vasile, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Ruth Ann Vleugels, MD Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
  • May M. Wakamatsu, MD Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harvard Medical School
  • David P. White, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Beverly Woo, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Sigal Yawetz, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Maria A. Yialamas, MD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Guest Faculty

  • Andrew E. Budson, MD Professor of Neurology, Boston University
  • David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, FACP Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts
  • Robert C. Lowe, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University
  • R. William Mason, MD Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, Boston University Attending, Faulkner Hospital
  • Daniel Mullin, PsyD Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts
  • Michael F. Murray, MD Director of Clinical Genomics, Geisinger Health System
  • Raymond O. Powrie, MD Professor of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University
  • Alan A. Wartenberg, MD, FACP, FASAM Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts
  • Susana Wishnia, MD Surgeon, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
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Accommodations

A limited number of specially priced, discounted rooms have been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Boston until February 24, 2014. The reduced room rate is $239 single/double occupancy.

Hyatt Regency Boston
One Avenue De Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111
Toll free within the U.S. at 888-421-1442 or outside the U.S. at 001 +402-592-6464.

When calling the hotel, be sure to specify that you are enrolled in the "Brigham and Women's Hospital Office Practice" course to receive the specially reduced room rate. Please do not purchase non-refundable ticket(s) until you have received an email from our office confirming your paid registration.

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Phone: 617-384-8600

Fax: 617-384-8686

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