1. Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta 45 CME credits Department of Medicine The 37th Annual Comprehensive Board Review in Internal Medicine is designed specifically for physicians who plan to take the ABIM exam. Most of the material presented will presents be in case-based format. A number of important topics, including ophthalmology, office orthopedics, gynecology, epidemiology and ethics will be included. Special “visual” sessions will be devoted to reviewing ECG’s, peripheral smears and cutaneous lesions. Presentations by expert faculty will present high yield boards oriented material as well as current updates. “Clinical pearls” sessions will highlight key concepts for the boards and are geared toward strengthening test-taking skills. The overall objective of this course is to successfully prepare physicians to take the American Board of Internal Medicine Certification and Re-Certification Exams. Internal Medicine physicians as well as all primary care physicians may elect to use this review as an efficient method to update their internal medicine knowledge. Application to patient care will be stressed. At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to: ▶ Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in general internal medicine through didactic and question and answer sessions with faculty. ▶ Recognize common presentations of uncommon conditions and uncommon presentations of common conditions encountered by internists. ▶ List approaches to the diagnosis and therapy of common internal medicine conditions. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This course is designed for all physicians preparing for the ABIM Certifying or Re- Certifying Exams. This course also serves as an excellent overview for practicing internists, family physicians, and others interested in refreshing their knowledge in internal medicine. ACCREDITATION The Emory University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 37 th Annual TUITION The tuition charge includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, course syllabus, and other amenities involved in making this a rewarding learning experience. A $750 registration fee has been established for physicians who complete training on or COMPREHENSIVE after June 30, 2012. Documentation of trainee status from the physician’s current training director MUST BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION. There are no exceptions. BOARD REVIEW IN Lunch and dinner are the responsibility of each participant. Cancellations prior July 6, 2012 will be refunded less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after this date. There are no exceptions.INTERNAL MEDICINE CONFERENCE LOCATION, LODGING AND TRANSPORTATION The conference and lodging will be held at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta, 3391 Peachtree Road, NE , Atlanta, Georgia, 30326. The hotel is located within walking distance of Lenox Mall and many restaurants. There is a $10 self parking rate per vehicle, per night with in and out privileges. As agent for the conference, Emory University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing July 28-August 1, 2012 Medical Education has secured a block of rooms at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta at a rate of $119 single/double occupancy, plus local and state taxes. To make reservations, please call (800) 937-8461 or (404) 365-0065, no later than 5pm EST, June 26, 2012 and reference the Emory Comprehensive Board Review in Internal Medicine meeting. The Westin Buckhead Atlanta Reservations made after this date will be based on space and rate availability. Ground Transportation - For a quick and easy commute to the Westin Buckhead Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia use Atlanta’s Rapid Rail Service (MARTA) for only $2.50 each way. Board the North/ South train departing from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport to the Buckhead Station, conveniently located one block from the hotel. In case of inclement weather, simply call the hotel (404) 365-0065 and they will send a car to pick you up. (Availability and length of wait varies.) For more information on MARTA, access http://www.itsmarta. com/rail-schedules-or-route.aspx. MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION ABIM Board Certification demonstrates that physicians have met rigorous standards through intensive study, self-assessment and evaluation. Additionally, certification encompasses the six general competencies established by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and sets the stage for continual professional development through values centered on lifelong learning. Following regulations established by the ABMS, in order to be certified, a physician must: • Complete the requisite predoctoral medical education • Meet the training requirements • Meet the licensure requirements and procedural requirements • Pass a secure board certification examination
2. DAY 1: Saturday, July 28, 2012 Nephrology Section Leader: James L. Bailey, MD – Professor of Medicine6:30 A Continental Breakfast and Registration Director of Renal Fellowship Program7:00 A Welcome: 7:45 A ACUTE RENAL FAILURE Dominique L. Cosco, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine James Someren, MD – Assistant Professor of MedicineCardiology 8:10 A CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASESection Leader: S. Raja Laskar, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Jose Navarrete, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine7:15 A VALVULAR HEART DISEASE 8:40 A GLOMERULONEPHRITIS AND NEPHROTIC SYNDROME Sonjoy Raja Laskar, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Jose Navarrete, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine7:45 A HEART FAILURE 9:10 A BREAK Sonjoy Raja Laskar, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 9:25 A ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS8:15 A ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES James L. Bailey, MD – Professor of Medicine Michael McDaniel, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 10:05 A HYPERTENSION8:45 A STABLE CHRONIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE Janice Lea, MD – Professor of Medicine Allen L. Dollar, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Chief of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital 10:35 A ACID-BASE DISORDERS Harold Franch, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine9:10 A AORTIC AND PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE Gregory C. Robertson, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 11:15 A PREVENTIVE MEDICINE William T. Branch, Jr., MD – Carter Smith, Sr. Professor of Medicine9:40 A BREAK Director, Division of General Medicine9:55 A EKG “SHOW AND TELL” 11:45 A PEARLS Michael Shane Lloyd, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Dustin Smith, MD – Clinical Instructor of Medicine Assistant Program Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program 12:15 P LUNCH (on your own)10:45 A ARRHYTHMIAS Michael Shane Lloyd, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Rheumatology Assistant Program Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program Section Leader: Karen V. Atkinson, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine10:55 A CRITICAL CARE CARDIOLOGY 1:15 P CRYSTAL ARTHROPATHIES Danny Sims, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Ayesha Iqbal, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 11:20 A MISCELLANEOUS CARDIOLOGY TOPICS 1:45 P RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS Wendy M. Book, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine Athan Tiliakos, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Director, Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center 2:10 P SPONDYLARTHROPATHIES11:45 A CARDIOLOGY “PEARLS” Karen Law, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Robert T. Cole, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 2:35 P SLE12:15 P LUNCH (on your own) Karen V. Atkinson, MD – Assistant Professor of MedicineDigestive Diseases 3:00 P SCLERODERMA Karen V. Atkinson, MD – Assistant Professor of MedicineSection Leader: Tanvi Dhere, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 3:25 P BREAK1:15 P ESOPHAGEAL DISORDERS Julia F. Massaad, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 3:40 P MYOSITIS Aliza Lipson, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine1:45 P PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE Stephan Goebel – Assistant Professor of Medicine 4:05 P VASCULITIS Karen V. Atkinson, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine2:10 P CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND ITS COMPLICATIONS Steven A. Keilin, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 4:30 P OPHTHALMOLOGY FOR THE INTERNIST Maria Aaron, MD – Associate Professor of Ophthalmology2:35 P INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE Program Director, Emory Ophthalmology Residency Program Melanie Harrison, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 5:00 P PEARLS3:00 P DIARRHEA Bhavin Adhyaru, MD – Clinical Instructor of Medicine Robin E. Rutherford, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine Clinical Director, Digestive Diseases, The Emory Clinic 5:30 P ADJOURN3:25 P BREAK DAY 3: Monday, July 30, 20123:40 P HEPATITIS B AND C Samir Parekh, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 6:30 A Continental Breakfast4:05 P BILIARY DISEASE Mohammed Wehbi, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Hematology Section Leader: James R. Eckman, MD – Professor of Hematology Oncology, WCI Section Chief of GI, Atlanta VA Medical Center Medical Director, Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Grady Memorial Hospital4:30 P ACUTE AND CHRONIC PANCREATITIS 7:00 A HEMATOLOGY FOR THE BOARDS – “THE ’- CYTOPENIAS” – ANEMIA, Field F. Willingham, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine LEUKOPENIA, THROMBOCYTOPENIA Director of Endoscopy, Emory University Hospital James R. Eckman, MD – Professor of Hematology and Oncology5:00 P PEARLS 7:45 A CASES IN HEMATOPATHOLOGY Eva Rimler, MD – Instructor of Medicine James R. Eckman, MD – Professor of Hematology and Oncology5:30 P ADJOURN 8:15 A COAGULATION AND BLEEDING DISORDERS Christine Kempton, MD, MSc – Assistant Professor of Hematology and OncologyDAY 2: Sunday, July 29, 2012 9:00 A BREAK6:30 A Continental Breakfast Oncology Section Leader: Nabil Saba, MD, FACP – Associate Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology, 7:00 A COMMON MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS Chief of Head and Neck Oncology Murtaza Cassoobhoy, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Medical Education, Winship Cancer Institute
3. 9:15 A HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES 2:30 P MAKING THE DIAGNOSIS: WHAT DOES A NEGATIVE TEST REALLY MEAN? Elliott Winton, MD – Associate Professor of Hematology and Oncology Michael S. Saenger, MD, FACP – Assistant Professor of Medicine10:00 A ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES 3:15 P BREAK Natalyn N. Hawk, MD, PhD – Assistant Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory Winship Cancer Institute 3:30 P HOSPITAL MEDICINE Neil Winawer, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine10:30 A AERODIGESTIVE MALIGNANCIES Director, Hospital Medicine Unit, Grady Memorial Hospital Nabil Saba, MD, FACP – Associate Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Chief of Head and Neck Oncology, Director Medical Education, WCI 4:15 P MEDICAL CONSULTATION, PRE-OP ASSESSMENT Danielle Jones, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine11:00 A GASTROINTESTINAL AND GENITOURINARY MALIGNANCIES 5:00 P PEARLS John Kauh, MD – Associate Professor, Gastrointestinal Malignancies, WCI Schuyler Livingston, MD – Clinical Instructor of Medicine11:30 A BREAST CANCER 5:30 P ADJOURN Amelia Zelnak, MD – Assistant Professor of Hematology and Oncology12:00 P PEARLS Julie Jackson-Murphy, MD DAY 5: Wednesday, August 1, 201212:30 P LUNCH (on your own) 6:30 A Continental Breakfast1:30 P GERIATRICS Manual Eskildsen, MD, MPH, CMD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Medical Director of Long-Term Care, Wesley Woods Center Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Section Leader: Alvaro Velasquez, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine2:30 P ETHICS Kathy Kinlaw, MDiv – Associate Director of the Emory University Center for Ethics 7:00 A ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Theodore M. Lee, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine3:00 P PSYCHIATRY FOR THE INTERNIST Jason Schneider, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 7:25 A SLEEP MEDICINE Associate Program Director – J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Octavian Ioachimescu, MD, PhD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Medical Director, Sleep Disorders Center3:45 P BREAK 7:50 A INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE Srihari Veeraraghavan, MD, FCCP – Assistant Professor of Medicine,4:00 P HIGH YIELD PEARLS FOR PREGNANCY Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program Lisa Bernstein, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine 8:20 A OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE4:30 P BASICS OF GYNECOLOGY Alvaro Velasquez, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Penny Z. Castellano, MD, FACOG – Associate Professor of Gynecology Chief Medical Officer / Chief Quality Officer, The Emory Clinic 8:55 A PULMONARY HYPERTENSION Micah Fisher, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine5:00 P PEARLS Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Emory University Hospital Stacie Schmidt, MD – Clinical Instructor of Medicine 9:20 A BREAK5:30 P ADJOURN 9:35 A CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE Annette Esper, MD – Assistant Professor of MedicineDAY 4: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 10:10 A PULMONARY DIAGNOSTICS6:30 A Continental Breakfast Sushma Cribbs, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Medical Director, Grady Pulmonary Clinic7:00 A NEUROLOGY FOR THE INTERNIST Mehul Tejani, MD – Clinical Instructor of Medicine 10:35 A THROMBOEMBOLIC DISEASE Seth Clemens, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine7:55 A MORE NEUROLOGY FOR THE INTERNIST Kimberly Manning, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine 11:05 A DERMATOLOGY FOR INTERNAL MEDICINE Lesley Miller, MD – Assistant Professor of MedicineInfectious Diseases 11:35 A PEARLSSection Leader: Jay B. Varkey, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Girish Kalra, MD – Clinical Instructor of Medicine Director, Antimicrobial Assistance Program, Emory University Hospital 12:00 P LUNCH (on your own)8:50 A ANTIBIOTICS Jay B. Varkey, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine9:20 A BREAK Endocrinology Section Leader: Stephen Brandt, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine9:35 A PNEUMONIA David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH – Associate Professor of Medicine 1:00 P LIPIDS DISORDERS Jefferson Baer, MD, MPH – Assistant Professor of Medicine10:05 A BACTERIAL INFECTION SYNDROMES I – THE “-ITIS’S” Director, Preventive Cardiology, Emory University Hospital, Midtown Susan M. Ray, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine Hospital Epidemiologist, Grady Memorial Hospital 1:30 P DIABETES FOR THE BOARDS Sol Jacobs, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine10:45 A BACTERIAL INFECTION SYNDROMES II – TICK BORNE DISEASES, TUBERCULOSIS 2:00 P PITUITARY AND ADRENAL DISORDERS Susan M. Ray, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine Adriana Ioachimescu, MD, PhD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Hospital Epidemiologist, Grady Memorial Hospital 3:00 P CALCIUM DISORDERS11:15 A STI’s Patrick Bowen, MD, PhD – Assistant Professor of Medicine Kimberly A. Workowski, MD – Professor of Medicine Chief of Endocrinology, The Emory Clinic Team Lead, Guidelines Unit Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control 3:30 P BREAK 3:45 P THYROID DISORDERS12:00 P LUNCH (on your own) Stephen Brandt, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine1:00 P VIRAL DISEASES 4:20 P ENDOCRINE POTPOURRI Wendy Armstrong, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine Farnoosh Farrokhi – Assistant Professor of Medicine Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship Medical Director, Infectious Disease Center on Ponce 4:50 P PEARLS Shelly-Ann Fluker, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine1:45 P HIV / AIDS Carlos Del Rio, MD – Professor of Medicine and Public Health 5:30 P ADJOURN Chair, Hubert Department of Global Health
4. Registration 45 CME credits 37th ANNUAL COMPREHENSIVE BOARD REVIEW IN INTERNAL MEDICINE July 28 – August 1, 2012 The Westin Buckhead Atlanta Atlanta, GeorgiaNameSpecialty/TitleMailing AddressCity/ State/ ZipPhone: Fax:E-Mail:Last Four Number of Social Security No.(Required for CME Credit Tracking)Special NeedsTUITION: $1250 Practicing Physicians $750 Physicians Qualified by their Training Status Registrants will receive a written confirmation within two weeks of receiptof registration application.Make checks payable to: EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINEOr pay by credit card (Complete form below.)Meeting Materials - YOUR SELECTION IS REQUIRED!We are offering registrants a choice of either a printed version of the syllabus OR asyllabus on CD (non audio, slide pdfs only). One choice is included in your registrationfee. If you would like to have both versions, this can be purchased for an additional fee of$40 US. If you fail to make a choice we will provide you with the printed version. Pleasemake your selection below.I choose: Printed Syllabus CD Syllabus Both Printed and CD Syllabus at $40 US American Express Discover Card Master Card VISA Name (as it appears on card)Card Number Expiration Date SignaturePrint form and mail or fax to:CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATIONEmory University School of Medicine1462 Clifton Road, N.E., Suite 276Atlanta, Georgia 30322Phone: (404) 727-5695 (local) Fax:(404) 727-5667 Outside Atlanta:(888) 727-5695 E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org FACULTY COURSE DIRECTORS Dominique L. Cosco, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Associate Program Director, Grady Memorial Hospital J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program William T. Branch, Jr., MD R. Wayne Alexander, MD, PhD Carter Smith, Sr., Professor of Medicine R. Bruce Logue Professor of Medicine Director, Division of General Medicine Chairman, Department of MedicineEmory University School of Medicine FacultyWe gratefully acknowledge and appreciate all Emory University faculty and affiliate staff for theircontinued support of and participation in the Annual Internal Medicine Board Review course.SPONSORSHIPThis program is sponsored by the Emory University School of Medicine. The EmoryUniversity School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for ContinuingMedical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.