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This is the schedule vfor the 2018 course. 2019 program not yet available

Monday, March 05, 2018
6:30am to 7:50am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50am to 8:00am Welcome

Jane S. Sillman, MD

8:00am to 8:50am Approach to Obesity Management

Jane S. Sillman, MD

8:50am to 9:40am Hypertension 2018

John D. Goodson, MD

9:40am to 10:30am Diabetes Update

David M. Nathan, MD

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am Update on Anticoagulation

Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

11:35am to 12:25pm Cost-Effective Radiology

Ramin Khorasani, MD

12:25pm to 1:40pm Lunch Break
12:55pm to 1:35pm Bring Your Own Lunch: Physicians' Networking Lunch
1:40pm to 2:30pm Chronic Kidney Disease

J. Kevin Tucker, MD

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

A1 Diabetes: Non-Insulin Treatment
Marie McDonnell, MD
A2 Common Foot and Ankle Concerns
Jeremy T. Smith, MD
A3 B3 Mini-course in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(Attendees must sign up for both A3 and B3)
Gary A. Chinman, MD
A4 Eye-to-Eye Contact: Mastering Your Ophthalmoscope
Please bring your ophthalmoscope
Francisco Marty, 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 Paps and Cervical Cancer
Daniela A. Carusi, MD, MSc
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
A8 Updates in Pediatric Office Practice
Niraj Sharma, MD, MPH

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

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

B1 Diabetes: Update on Insulin Treatment
Marie McDonnell, 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 Peripheral, Aortic, and Carotid Disease
Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH
B5 Challenging Cases of Abdominal Pain
Stephen C. Wright, MD
B6 Treatment of Neuropathic Pain
Dr. Paragi Rana, MD
Meets criteria for Pain Management credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
B7 Challenging Cases in Dermatology
Arash Mostaghimi, MD
B8 BPH and Common Urology Problems
Graeme S. Steele, MD

Tuesday, March 06, 2018
6:00am to 7:00am Yoga

Cybele Leger

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

Ruth Ann Vleugels, MD, MPH

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

Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD

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

Rebecca Burch, 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 Solitary Pulmonary Nodules and Screening for Lung Cancer

Gerald L. Weinhouse, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

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

T1 Stroke
Galen V. Henderson, MD
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 C. difficile: What’s New for the PCP
Elizabeth Hohmann, MD
T5 Reflections on Staying Well in the Care of Patients
Charles J. Hatem, MD
T6 Dizziness and Vertigo: Practical Pointers
Jonathan A. Edlow, MD
T7 Health IT Policy and Using EHRs to Improve Care
David W. Bates, MD, MSc
T8 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Anthony L. Komaroff, MD

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

C1 Adolescent Contraception and Gynecology
Amy D. DiVasta, MD
C2 Valvular Heart Disease: Challenging Cases
Leonard S. Lilly, MD
C3 ECG Practicum (Beginners)
Fidencio Saldana, MD
C4 GERD, Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Peptic Ulcer Disease
Kunal Jajoo, MD
C5 Peripheral Neuropathy
Michael P. Bowley, MD, PhD
C6 Common Thyroid Conditions
Juan Carl Pallais, MD, MPH
C7 Hands-On Evaluation of Knee Pain
Rebecca Breslow, MD
C8 HIV for the Primary Care Physician
Mary W. Montgomery, MD

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

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

D1 Female Sexual Dysfunction
Jan L. Shifren, MD
D2 Psychiatry Cases in Primary Care: ADHD and Personality Disorders
David S. Kroll, MD
D3 ECG Practicum (Advanced)
Fidencio Saldana, MD
D4 Nutrition Counseling
Tara A. Mardigan, MS, MPH, RD/LDN
D5 Update on Office ENT Problems
Alicia Quesnel, MD and Stacey Gray, MD
D6 Adolescent Health
Holly C. Gooding, MD
D7 Common Shoulder Problems
Peter D. Asnis, MD
D8 Update on Pneumonia and Bronchitis
Mary W. Montgomery, MD

6:00pm to 7:30pm Networking Reception

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

Wednesday, March 07, 2018
6:00am to 7:00am Yoga

Cybele Leger

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

Mary W. Montgomery, MD

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

Andrew E. Budson, MD

9:40am to 10:30am Opioids and Chronic Pain

Nancy B. Kurtz, MD
Meets criteria for Pain Management credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am Menopause Management

Robert L. Barbieri, MD

11:35am to 12:40pm "Can't Miss" Diagnoses

Charles A. Morris, MD, MPH

12:40pm to 1:40pm Lunch Break
1:40pm to 2:30pm Osteoporosis

Carolyn B. Becker, MD

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

E1 Joint Aspirations and Injections for Beginners
Susan Y. Ritter, 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 Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases
Howard M. Heller, MD, MPH
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 Challenging Cases in Office-Based Gynecology
Kari Braaten, MD
E8 Cardiac Auscultation
Benjamin M. Scirica, MD, MPH

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

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

F1 Care Coordination for High-Risk Patients
Rebecca J. Cunningham, MD; Rose M. Kakoza, MD; Lisa M. Wichmann, RN, MS, ACM, NC-BC
F2 Office Ophthalmology
Claudia U. Richter, MD
F3 Evaluation of Patients with Chest Pain
Yee-Ping Sun, MD
F4 Sexually Transmitted Diseases and UTIs
Kevin L. Ard, MD, MPH
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 W. Winkelman, MD, PhD and Carolyn D’Ambrosio, MD
F7 Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MBBCh BAO, MMSc
F8 Cases in Chronic Pain Management
Nancy B. Kurtz, MD
Meets criteria for Pain Management credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

Thursday, March 08, 2018
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 Current Management of Coronary Artery Disease

James M. Kirshenbaum, 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 Common Problems in Hematology

Elisabeth M. Battinelli, MD, PhD

11:35am to 12:25pm Movement Disorders

Martin A. Samuels, MD

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

TH1 Updates in Colon Cancer Screening
Ramona M. Lim, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
TH2 Outpatient Management of Atrial Fibrillation
Paul C. Zei, MD, PhD
TH3 How Neurologists Think: What My Mistakes Taught Me
Martin A. Samuels, MD
TH4 Managing Cirrhosis
Robert C. Lowe, MD
TH5 The Patient-Centered Medical Home
Stuart Pollack, MD
TH6 The Exercise Prescription
Edward M. Phillips, MD
TH7 Kidney Stones
Brian Eisner, MD
TH8 The Relaxation Response
Herbert Benson, MD and Gregory Fricchione, MD

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

G1 Common Hand and Elbow Concerns
Simon G. Talbot, MD
G2 Low Back Pain
Joanne P. Borg-Stein, MD
G3 Reading Chest X-Rays
Andetta Hunsaker, MD
G4 Top 10 Articles That Will Change Your Practice
Geoff A. Modest, MD
G5 Dermatology Procedures for Beginners
Elizabeth A. Buzney, MD and Michael Kurtz, MD
G6 Update in Health Policy
Michael L. Barnett, MD
G7 Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Medical Marijuana
Donald B. Levy, MD
Please note that AAFP credit is not available for this workshop.
G8 Alcohol Abuse: Assessment and Treatment
Carol V. Garner, MD

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

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

H1 Evaluation of Hip Pain
Michael Beasley, MD
H2 Wound Care
Lauren R. Bayer, PA-C
H3 Bariatric Surgery
Malcolm K. Robinson, MD
H4 Challenging Nephrology Cases
Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH
H5 Minor Surgical Procedures for Beginners
Susana C. Wishnia, MD and Michael Kurtz, MD
H6 Common Allergy Problems
John J. Costa, MD
H7 Celiac Disease
Rupa Mukherjee, MD
H8 Anxiety Disorders
Jane L. Erb, MD

Friday, March 09, 2018
6:00am to 7:00am Yoga

Cybele Leger

7:30am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:50am Challenging Endocrine Cases

Maria A. Yialamas, MD

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

Christopher H. Fanta, MD

9:40am to 10:30am Breast Cancer Screening

Susan L. Troyan, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am Updates in Hospice and Palliative Care

Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Meets criteria for End-of-Life Care credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

11:35am to 12:25pm Evaluating Abnormal Liver Function Tests

Anna E. Rutherford, MD, MPH

12:25pm to 1:40pm Lunch Break
1:40pm to 2:30pm Update on Prostate Cancer Screening

Marc B. Garnick, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

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 Management credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
I3 Suboxone/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