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Monday, March 09, 2020
6:30am to 7:50am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50am to 8:00am Welcome

David W. Bates, MD, MSc and Jane S. Sillman, MD

8:00am to 8:50am Treating Obesity 2020

Jane S. Sillman, MD

8:50am to 9:40am Hypertension 2020

John D. Goodson, MD

9:40am to 10:30am Update on Hyperlipidemia

Scott Kinlay, MBBS, PhD

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am Managing Chronic Kidney Disease

J. Kevin Tucker, MD

11:35am to 12:25pm New Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agents

Rachel Rosovsky, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

12:25pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
12:55pm to 1:35pm Bring Your Own Lunch: Physicians' Networking Lunch
1:40pm to 2:30pm New Diabetes Medications

Marie McDonnell, MD

2:40pm to 4:10pm Workshops A1 - A8

A1 Challenging Diabetes Cases
Marie McDonnell, MD
A2 Evaluation of Hip Pain
Michael Beasley, MD
A3 B3 Mini-course in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(Attendees must sign up for both A3 and B3)
Gary A. Chinman, MD
A4 BPH and Common Urology Problems
Graeme S. Steele, MD
A5 Pre-op Cardiac and Pulmonary Consultation
Adam C. Schaffer, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
A6 Diseases of the Colon: IBS and IBD
Molly Perencevich, MD
A7 Adolescent Health
Joshua Borus, MD, MPH
A8 Updates in Pediatric Office Practice
Mohini Daya, MD

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

4:30pm to 6:00pm Workshops B1 - B8

B1 Challenging Women’s Health Cases
Cristina B. Alexander, MD and Sonja Solomon, MD
B2 Travel Medicine
James H. Maguire, MD
B3 A3 Mini-course in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(Attendees must sign up for both A3 and B3)
Gary A. Chinman, MD
B4 Office Ophthalmology
Claudia U. Richter, MD
B5 Adolescent Contraception and Gynecology
Amy D. DiVasta, MD, MMSc
B6 Celiac Disease
Rupa Mukherjee, MD
B7 Challenging Cases in Dermatology
Arash Mostaghimi, MD, MPA, MPH
B8 Common Foot and Ankle Concerns
Jeremy T. Smith, MD

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
6:00am to 7:00am Yoga

Cybele Leger

7:30am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:50am Dermatology Update

Avery LaChance, MD, MPH

8:50am to 9:40am Challenging Cases in Rheumatology

Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD

9:40am to 10:30am Top Primary Care Articles

Jane S. Sillman, MD

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am Managing Depression

David S. Kroll, MD

11:35am to 12:25pm Update on Breast Cancer Screening

Lydia Pace, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

12:25pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
12:55pm to 1:35pm Bring Your Own Lunch: NPs, Nurses and PAs Networking Lunch
1:40pm to 2:30pm Meet Our Master Clinicians: Forums T1 - T8

T1 Chronic Cough
Scott Schissel, MD, PhD 
T2 Depression and Bipolar Illness: Challenging Cases
Russell G. Vasile, MD
T3 Concussions and Head Trauma
William J. Mullally, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
T4 Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine
Edward M. Phillips, MD
T5 Update on Prostate Cancer Screening
Marc B. Garnick, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
T6 Smoking Cessation
Sara Kalkhoran, MD, MAS
T7 Getting the Most Out of Your EHR
David W. Bates, MD, MSc
T8 Updates in Hospice and Palliative Care
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Meets criteria for End-of-Life Care credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

2:40pm to 4:10pm Workshops C1 - C8

C1 HIV for the Primary Care Physician
Mary W. Montgomery, MD
C2 Valvular Heart Disease: Challenging Cases
Leonard S. Lilly, MD
C3 ECG Practicum (Beginners)
Fidencio Saldana, MD
C4 GERD and Peptic Ulcer Disease
Kunal Jajoo, MD
C5 Evaluation of Peripheral Neuropathy
Michael P. Bowley, MD, PhD
C6 Common Thyroid Conditions
Juan Carl Pallais, MD, MPH
C7 Joint Aspirations and Injections for Beginners
Elizabeth Matzkin, MD
C8 Updates in Men’s Health
Martin Kathrins, MD and Nancy B. Kurtz, MD

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

4:30pm to 6:00pm Workshops D1 - D8

D1 Common Shoulder Problems
Thomas J. Gill IV, MD
D2 Challenging Cases of Abdominal Pain
Stephen C. Wright, MD
D3 ECG Practicum (Advanced)
Fidencio Saldana, MD
D4 Nutrition Counseling
Tara A. Mardigan, MS, MPH, RD, LDN
D5 Treatment of Neuropathic Pain
Paragi Rana, MD
Meets criteria for Pain Management credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
D6 Paps and Cervical Cancer
Daniela A. Carusi, MD, MSc
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
D7 Casting and Splinting Workshop
Jessica Meiley, ATC 
D8 Challenging Renal Cases
Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH

6:00pm to 7:30pm Networking Reception

Be our guest at an evening reception - meet the course faculty and your colleagues.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6:00am to 7:00am Yoga

Cybele Leger

7:30am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:50am Antibiotics in Office Practice

Jacob H. Johnson, MD

8:50am to 9:40am Diagnosis and Treatment of Cognitive Impairment

Andrew E. Budson, MD

9:40am to 10:30am Current Approaches to Anemia

Lisa B. Weissmann, MD

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am Dizziness and Vertigo: Practical Pointers

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD

11:35am to 12:25pm Reflections on Staying Well in the Care of Patients

Charles Hatem, MD

12:25pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
1:40pm to 2:30pm Update on Osteoporosis

Benjamin Z. Leder, MD

2:40pm to 4:10pm Workshops E1 - E8

E1 Rheumatoid Arthritis, GCA and PMR
Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD
E2 Curbside Consults in Infectious Disease
Jennifer Johnson, MD
E3 Medical Problems in Pregnancy
Raymond O. Powrie, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
E4 Care of the LGBTQ Patient
Robert H. Goldstein, MD, PhD
E5 F5 Mini-course in Motivational Interviewing
(Attendees must sign up for both E5 and F5)
Joji Suzuki, MD
E6 Update on Female Urinary Incontinence
Milena Weinstein, MD
E7 Does My Patient Have Cancer? Cases from the Cancer Diagnosis Clinic
Lindsay Carter, MD
E8 Cardiac Auscultation
Mark S. Weinfeld, MD

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

4:30pm to 6:00pm Workshops F1 - F8

F1 Low Back Pain
Joanne Borg-Stein, MD
F2 Peripheral, Aortic and Carotid Disease
Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH
F3 Update on Office ENT Problems
Alicia Quesnel, MD and Stacey Gray, MD
F4 Sexually Transmitted Diseases and UTIs
Jacob H. Johnson, MD
F5 E5 Mini-course in Motivational Interviewing
(Attendees must sign up for both E5 and F5)
Joji Suzuki, MD
F6 Sleep Disorders: Insomnia and Sleep Apnea
John Winkelman, MD, PhD and Rohit Budhiraja, MD
F7 Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MBBCh BAO, MMSc
F8 Opioids for Chronic Pain
Nancy B. Kurtz, MD
Meets criteria for Pain Management credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

Thursday, March 12, 2020
6:00am to 7:00am Yoga

Cybele Leger

7:30am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:50am Congestive Heart Failure

Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH

8:50am to 9:40am Outpatient Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Paul C. Zei, MD, PhD

9:40am to 10:30am Stroke

Galen V. Henderson, MD

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am Updates in COPD

Walter O'Donnell, MD

11:35am to 12:25pm Updates in Colon Cancer Screening

Robert C. Lowe, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

12:25pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
1:40pm to 2:30pm Meet Our Master Clinicians: Forums TH1 - TH8

TH1 Solitary Pulmonary Nodules and Screening for Lung Cancer
Gerald L. Weinhouse, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
TH2 Current Management of Coronary Artery Disease
James M. Kirshenbaum, MD, FACC
TH3 How Clinicians Think: What My Mistakes Taught Me
Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc (hon)
TH4 Managing Cirrhosis
Robert C. Lowe, MD
TH5 Tools for Efficient and Effective Patient-Clinician Communication
Amy Ship, MD
TH6 Evaluation and Treatment of Movement Disorders
Albert Hung, MD, PhD
TH7 Kidney Stones
George E. Haleblian, MD
TH8 Menopause Management
Robert L. Barbieri, MD

2:40pm to 4:10pm Workshops G1 - G8

G1 Common Hand and Elbow Concerns
Simon G. Talbot, MD
G2 Challenging Cases in Office-Based Gynecology
Kari Braaten, MD, MPH
G3 Reading Chest X-Rays
Suzanne C. Byrne, MD
G4 Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases
Daniel A. Solomon, MD
G5Dermatology Procedures for Beginners
Elizabeth A. Buzney, MD and Michael Kurtz, MD, MPH
G6 Common Allergy Problems
David Sloane, MD
G7 Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Medical Marijuana
Donald B. Levy, MD
G8 Common Oral Medicine Problems
Vidya Sankar, DMD, MHS

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

4:30pm to 6:00pm Workshops H1 - H8

H1 Hands-On Evaluation of Knee Pain
Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA
H2 Wound Care
Lauren Bayer, PA-C
H3 Bariatric Surgery
Malcolm K. Robinson, MD
H4 Alcohol Use Disorder: Assessment and Treatment
Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM
H5 Minor Surgical Procedures and Suturing
Susana C. Wishnia, MD and Michael Kurtz, MD, MPH
H6 Female Sexual Dysfunction
Jan L. Shifren, MD
H7 Evaluation of Patients with Chest Pain
Yee-Ping Sun, MD
H8 Anxiety Disorders
Jane L. Erb, MD

Friday, March 13, 2020
6:00am to 7:00am Yoga

Cybele Leger

7:30am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:50am Update on Pneumonia and Bronchitis

Mary W. Montgomery, MD

8:50am to 9:40am Update on Asthma

Christopher H. Fanta, MD

9:40am to 10:30am Update on Treating Headaches

Rebecca Burch, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am NASH and Hepatitis C

Anna E. Rutherford, MD, MPH

11:35am to 12:25pm Challenging Endocrine Cases

Maria A. Yialamas, MD

12:25pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
1:40pm to 2:30pm Update on Adult Immunizations

Daniel A. Solomon, MD

2:40pm to 4:10pm Workshops I1 - I7

I1 Resistant Hypertension
Jane S. Sillman, MD
I2 Challenging Cases in End-of-Life Care
Lida Nabati, MD
Meets criteria for End-of-Life Care credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
I3 Buprenorphine Treatment
Claudia P. Rodriguez, MD
I4 Challenging Outpatient Cases of Electrolyte Abnormalities
Bradley M. Denker, MD
I5 Primary Care for the Patient Experiencing Homelessness
Jennifer K. Brody, MD, MPH
I6 Functional Assessment of the Geriatric Patient
Laura N. Frain, MD, MPH
I7 Using Genetic Testing in Primary Care
Joel B. Krier, MD, MMSc

*There are many convenient and varied lunch options within a short walking distance of the course.