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Monday, March 11, 2019
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 2019

Jane S. Sillman, MD

8:50am to 9:40am Hypertension 2019

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 Dizziness and Vertigo: Practical Pointers

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD

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

Ramin Khorasani, MD, MPH

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 Top Primary Care Articles

Jane S. Sillman, 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
Tomasz P. Stryjewski, 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
Mohini Daya, MD

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 Office Ophthalmology
Claudia U. Richter, MD
B5 HIV for the Primary Care Physician
Mary W. Montgomery, MD
B6 Treatment of Neuropathic Pain
Paragi Rana, MD
Meets criteria for Pain Management credit and Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
B7 Challenging Cases in Dermatology
Arash Mostaghimi, MD, MPA, MPH
B8 BPH and Common Urology Problems
Graeme S. Steele, MD

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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 Anticoagulation

Samuel Z. Goldhaber, 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 Psychiatry

David S. Kroll, MD

11:35am to 12:25pm Challenging Cases of Abdominal Pain

Stephen C. Wright, MD

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 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 The Exercise Prescription
Edward M. Phillips, MD
T5 Menopause Management
Robert L. Barbieri, MD
T6 Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
J. Kevin Tucker, MD
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 Adolescent Contraception and Gynecology
Amy D. DiVasta, MD, MMSc
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 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 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 Casting and Splinting Workshop
Jessica Meiley, OT
D2 NASH and Hepatitis C
Anna E. Rutherford, MD, MPH
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
Joshua Borus, MD, MPH
D7 Common Shoulder Problems
Thomas J. Gill IV, 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 13, 2019
6:00am to 7:00am Yoga

Cybele Leger

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

Paul E. Sax, MD

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

Andrew E. Budson, MD

9:40am to 10:30am Common Problems in Hematology

Nathan T. Connell, MD, MPH

10:30am to 10:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:35am Updates in Colon Cancer Screening

Ramona Lim, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

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

Charles A. Morris, MD, MPH

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

Benjamin Z. Leder, 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 Care of the LGBTQ Patient
Kevin L. Ard, MD, MPH and Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MBBCh BAO, MMSc
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 Care Coordination for High-Risk Patients
Rebecca J. Cunningham, MD and Lisa M. Wichmann, RN, MS, ACM, NC-BC
This session eligible for Patient Safety MOC credits

E8 Cardiac Auscultation
Yee-Ping Sun, MD

4:10pm to 4:30pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

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

F1 Low Back Pain
Zacharia Isaac, MD
F2 Peripheral, Aortic, and Carotid Disease
Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH
F3 Celiac Disease
Rupa Mukherjee, 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
Suzanne Michele Bertisch, MD, MPH and Carolyn D’Ambrosio, MD, MS 
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 14, 2019
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, FACC

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 Updates in COPD

Walter O'Donnell, MD

11:35am to 12:25pm The Neurologic Exam

Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc (hon)

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 Outpatient Management of Atrial Fibrillation
Paul C. Zei, MD, PhD
TH3 How Neurologists Think: What My Mistakes Taught Me
Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc (hon)
TH4 Managing Cirrhosis
Robert C. Lowe, MD
TH5 Smoking Cessation
Sara Kalkhoran, MD, MAS
TH6 Treatment of Movement Disorders
Albert Hung, MD, PhD
TH7 Kidney Stones
Brian Eisner, MD
TH8 Breast Cancer Screening
Susan L. Troyan, 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
Andetta Hunsaker, MD
G4 Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases
Daniel A. Solomon, MD
G5 Dermatology 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
Nathaniel S. Treister, DMD, DMSc

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 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 15, 2019
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 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 Challenging Renal Cases

Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH

11:35am to 12:25pm Challenging Cases in Pain Management

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

12:25pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
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

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