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RACM 09 brochure

  1. 1. The University of Virginia Department of Medicine presentsThe 36th AnnualEDWARD W. HOOK, JR., M.D.Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine October 28 - 30, 2009 Omni Charlottesville Hotel Charlottesville, VirginiaSponsored by theOffice of Continuing Medical Education • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  2. 2. Dear Colleague: n behalf of the Department of Medicine at the University of Virginia, we would like toO invite you to attend the 36th annual Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine Conference. The Planning Committee has assembled a group of excellent lecturers who will addresscurrent issues in allergy and immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, generalmedicine, geriatrics, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, psychiatry, pulmonarymedicine and rheumatology. In addition, there will be interdisciplinary sessions featuring clinicaltoxicology, gender-specific health topics, and weight loss counseling. Each lecture will have directapplicability to practice now and in the immediate future.We have continued our popular “Meet the Professor” sessions over breakfast and lunch to provide youwith opportunities to broaden your medical knowledge and skills through case discussions, workshops,and interactive presentations. And we are again offering a dinner symposium in the University ofVirginia’s historic Rotunda, designed by Thomas Jefferson, where you can hear leading experts provideupdates on the status of health care reform and its implications for practicing cliniciansThe course will be particularly useful to generalists practicing in a variety of settings and should alsobe useful to nurse practitioners and physician assistants. We will provide a comprehensive coursesyllabus that will serve as a useful reference.Charlottesville is delightful in the fall. The foliage in the Blue Ridge Mountains will be at its peak,Thomas Jefferson’s University of Virginia and Monticello are within minutes of the conference hoteland there are many activities available for families. The meeting takes place on the historic DowntownMall, which boasts charming shops, numerous restaurants, art galleries, two movie theatres, and anindoor ice skating rink.We look forward to seeing you in October!Andrew M.D. Wolf, M.D. Robert M. Strieter, M.D.Associate Professor of Medicine Professor of MedicineCourse Director Chair, Department of Medicine
  3. 3. Course Director Planning Committee MembersAndrew M.D. Wolf, M.D. Gregory Clines, MD Endocrinology Eric R. Houpt, MD Infectious Disease Kambiz Kalantarinia, MD, MSc Nephrology B. Gail Macik, MD Hematology/Oncology J. Michael Mangrum, MD Cardiovascular Medicine John G. Leiner, MD General Medicine Bryan G. Sauer, MD, MSc Gastroenterology Tamara Eberly, PhD, RN CME CoordinatorUniversity of Virginia Course FacultyJoshua S. Barclay, MD General Medicine Frederick G. Hayden, MD Infectious Diseases Mary B. Preston, MD General MedicineBrian W. Behm, MD Gastroenterology Charles E. Hess, MD Hematology/ Christopher M. Rembold, MD CardiovascularJames D. Bergin, MD Cardiovascular Oncology Medicine Medicine Christopher P. Holstege, MD Emergency Preston P. Reynolds, MD General MedicineLarry Borish, MD Allergy and Medicine Bryan G. Sauer, MD, MSc Gastroenterology Immuniology Dearing W. Johns, MD Cardiovascular Katherine A. Schlag, NP General MedicineCharles H. Brooks, MD Nephrology Medicine Neeral L. Shah, MD GastroenterologyCynthia D. Brown, MD Pulmonary and Kambiz Kalantarinia, MD, MSc Nephrology Costi D. Sifri, MD Infectious Diseases Critical Care Douglas S. Keith, MD Nephrology Paul M. Suratt, MD Pulmonary andSue A. Brown, MD Endrocrinology Janet E. Lewis, MD Rheumatology Critical CareZachary M. Bush, MD Endrocrinology John M. MacKnight,MD General Medicine Jonathon D. Truwit, MD Pulmonary andRichard M. Cambareri, MD Hematology/ J. Michael Mangrum, MD Cardiovascular Critical Care Oncology Medicine John D. Voss, MD General MedicineRaymond A. Costabile, MD Urology Amy J. Mathers, MD Infectious Disease Cirle A. Warren, MD Infectious DiseasesCarolyn L. Engelhard, MPA Public Health Borna Mehrad, MBBS Pulmonary and Robert P. Wilder,MD Physical Medicine &William S. Evans, MD Endrocrinology Critical Care RehabilitationWilliam Fox, MD Psychiatry Mohan M. Nadkarni, MD General Medicine Mark E. Williams, MD GeriatricsRobert J. Gardella, MD Psychiatry Yvonne G. Newberry, FNP Obstetrics & Andrew M. D. Wolf, MD General Medicine GynecolohyThomas A. Harris, MD Hematology/Oncology Anne M. Wolf, MS, RD Public Health Sciences Robert D. Powers, MD General Medicine I Educational Objectives I I Initiate the evaluation of patients with suspected interstitial lung disease Utilize a rational strategy in evaluating patients with pleural effusions Diagnose, evaluate, and manage patients with fibromyalgia By the end of the Recent Advances conference, attendees will be able to: I Recognize, evaluate, and initiate management of common running injuries I Evaluate and manage chronic kidney disease in the outpatient setting I Recognize, evaluate, and initiate management of common exercise-related musculoskeletal conditions I Recognize common clinical problems related to management of outpatients who have undergone kidney transplantation I Become more effective at counseling patients to lose weight I Discuss relative merits and disadvantages of combining ACE-inhibitors and I Recognize emerging patterns of drug abuse and diversion in the community ARB’s in managing diabetic nephropathy I Initiate evaluation for a possible immunodeficiency state I Employ a coherent strategy to evaluate patients who complain of chronic fatigue I Integrate emerging evidence into a rational strategy for detecting, treating I Counsel patients effectively regarding the benefits, risks, and uncertainties and preventing Vitamin D deficiency surrounding prostate cancer early detection I Discuss the deleterious metabolic consequences of PCOS and employ I Recognize emerging threats related to influenza and employ effective preventive strategies to prevent them and management strategies I Incorporate the most up-to-date evidence regarding pharmacotherapy for I Address challenges related to Clostridium difficile infections, including type 2 diabetes into a coherent management strategy prevention, treatment of severe cases, and treatment of recurrent infection I Discuss recent evidence regarding the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management I Develop an appropriate differential diagnosis in evaluating infectious of inflammatory bowel diseases complications in immunocompromised hosts I Use a rational strategy for evaluating patients found to have abnormal LFT’s I Discuss the emergence of organisms highly resistant to antibiotics I Adopt current evidence to avoid overuse of proton pump inhibitors I Weigh the evidence related to screening for lung cancer, and initiate an I Locate resources both domestically and internationally to provide volunteer appropriate work-up for solitary pulmonary nodules medical service I Initiate evaluation of patients discovered to have cancer of unknown primary I Better understand how to integrate quality improvement activities into clinical I Utilize a rational strategy to evaluate the anemic patient practice I Integrate recent developments regarding medication management and catheter I Discuss the current status of health care reform proposals and prospects for ablation into the management of patients with atrial fibrillation reform I Adopt an evidence-based strategy for the use of omega-3 fatty acid I Employ new strategies to increase smoking cessation rates in clinical practice supplementation in primary care patients I Integrate advanced physical diagnosis techniques into the evaluation of I Translate recent evidence regarding the use of high-sensitivity CRP and statin geriatric patients therapy in patients with normal lipid values into clinical practice I Use a more sophisticated approach to determining patients’ capacity to consent I Adopt recent advances in diagnosis and medical management of heart failure to or refuse treatment I Counsel patients and address commonly encountered issues in contraception I Better recognize opportunities and indications for genetic testing in primary care practice I Integrate new information regarding medical and surgical management of BPH into clinical practice I Discuss the current status of health care financing in the U.S., and prospects for reform I Incorporate recent evidence into the management of patients with asthma and COPD I Integrate current concepts regarding diagnosis and management into the care of patients with anxiety and depression I Better recognize and initiate evaluation of patients with suspected sleep apnea and related conditions
  4. 4. Agenda 3:55 4:20 Cancer of Unknown Primary: Evaluation and Management Richard Cambareri, MD Approach to Anemia Charles Hess, MDWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2009 AM SESSIONS 4:45 Panel7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast 5:05 Adjourn8:30 Welcoming Remarks: Steven T. DeKosky, MD - Dean, UVA School of Medicine 6:30-9:00 ROTUNDA DINNER Robert M. Strieter, MD - Chair, Department of Medicine Health Care Reform - Obama’s One Year Check-Up Andrew M. D. Wolf, MD - Course Director Preston Reynolds, MD & Carolyn Engelhard, MPA Advance Registration Required8:45-10:45 NEPHROLOGY8:45 Introduction Kambiz Kalantarinia, MD THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009 AM SESSIONS 7:15-8:15 Meet the Professor Breakfast Session8:50 Alternative Medicine and the Kidney Pre-registration Required Charles Brooks, MD B1 – Strategies for Smoking Cessation in9:15 Updates in Renal Transplantation for the Clinical Practice Primary Care Physician Andrew Wolf, MD Douglas Keith, MD 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast9:40 Is There a Role for Combining ACE Inhibitors 8:30-10:30 CARDIOLOGY and ARBs? 8:30 Introduction Kambiz Kalantarinia, MD Brian Annex, MD10:05 Panel 8:35 Atrial Fibrillation Update10:25 Morning Break Michael Mangrum, MD10:45- 12:00 GENERAL MEDICINE 9:00 Omega 3 Supplementation –10:45 Introduction Should We or Shouldn’t We? Margaret Plews-Ogan, MD Christopher Rembold, MD10:50 Approach to Chronic Fatigue 9:25 The JUPITER Trial & CRP Joshua Barclay, MD Should Everyone Be on a Statin?11:15 The Prostate Screening Controversy: Dearing Johns, MD Is It Finally Settled? 9:50 Heart Failure with Preserved Systolic Function Andrew Wolf, MD James Bergin, MD11:40 Panel 10:15 Panel12:00-1:00 LUNCH – On Your Own - OR 10:35 Morning Break12:05-12:55 Meet the Professor Lunch Session 10:55-12:10 INTERDISCIPLINARY: Gender-specific Health Pre-registration Required 10:55 Introduction Andrew Wolf, MD L1 – Recharging Your Batteries: Volunteering at Home & Abroad 11:00 What’s New in Contraception? Mohan Nadkarni, MD & Mary Preston, MD Yvonne Newberry, FNP 11:25 BPH/LUTS/ED – The Urology Alphabet Soup L2 – Quality & Safety – Integrating Performance Raymond Costabile, MD Improvement into Your Practice John Voss, MD & Katharine Schlag, NP 11:50 Panel 12:10-1:10 LUNCH –On Your Own -ORWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2009 PM SESSION 12:15-1:05 Meet the Professor Pre-registration Required1:00 – 3:05 INFECTIOUS DISEASES L3 - Pearls on the Geriatric Physical Examination1:00 Introduction Mark Williams, MD William Petri, MD L4 – Determining Capacity – Beyond the Reflex1:05 Influenza Threats and Responses Psychiatry Consult Frederick Hayden, MD Robert Gardella, MD1:30 Difficult Issues with C. Diff: Severe Cases, Recurrence, Probiotics, and Drug Treatment Updates Cirle Warren, MD THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009 PM SESSIONS1:55 Infectious Considerations in the 1:10-3:15 PULMONARY Immunocompromised Host 1:10 Introduction Costi Sifri, MD Jonathon Truwit, MD2:20 Nasty Resistant Bugs 1:15 Updates & Controversies in Asthma & COPD Amy Mathers, MD Cynthia Brown, MD2:45 Panel 1:40 What’s New in Obstructive Sleep Apnea3:05 - 3:25 Afternoon Break Paul Suratt, MD3:25 – 5:05 HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY 2:05 Approach to Interstitial Lung Disease3:25 Introduction Borna Mehrad, MBBS Geoffrey Weiss, MD 2:30 Evaluation of Pleural Effusions3:30 Screening Tests for Lung Cancer and Lung Nodule Jonathon Truwit, MD Management 2:55 Panel Thomas Harris, MD 3:15 Afternoon Break
  5. 5. 3:35-5:15 INTERDISCIPLINARY: Musculoskeletal Disorders 10:30-12:10 ENDOCRINOLOGY3:35 Introduction 10:30 Introduction Andrew Wolf, MD Alan Dalkin, MD3:40 Fibromyalgia 10:35 Vitamin D: Overlooked and Underdosed Janet Lewis, MD Sue Brown, MD 11:00 Reproductive and Metabolic Consequences of PCOS4:05 Running Injuries William Evans, MD Robert Wilder, MD 11:25 Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes:4:30 Sports Medicine MSK Update Are We Hurting the Patient? John MacKnight, MD Zachary Bush, MD4:55 Panel 11:50 Panel5:15 Adjourn 12:10-1:20 LUNCH – On Your Own - OR 12:15-1:15 Meet the ProfessorFRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009 AM SESSIONS Pre-registration Required7:15-8:15 Meet the Professor Breakfast Session L5 –Health Care Financing and Health Insurance: Pre-registration Required Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going Robert Powers, MD B2 – Genetic Testing in Primary Care Preston Reynolds, MD L6 – Updates in Anxiety & Depression William Fox, MD8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast8:30-10:10 INTERDISCIPLINARY8:30 Introduction FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009 PM SESSION Andrew Wolf, MD 1:20-3:00 GASTROENTEROLOGY8:35 Counseling for Weight Loss: What Works? 1:20 Introduction Anne Wolf, RD Carl Berg, MD9:00 Updates in Drug Abuse & Diversion: Misperceptions in 1:25 Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease a Growing Problem Brian Behm, MD Christopher Holstege, MD 1:50 Evaluation of Abnormal LFT’s9:25 “There’s Something Wrong with My Immune System” – Neeral Shah, MD Evaluating for Immunodeficiency 2:15 PPIs: Overuse and Potential Complications Larry Borish, MD Bryan Sauer, MD9:50 Panel 2:40 Panel10:10 Morning Break 3:00-3:25 Wrap-up, Complete Course Evaluations & Adjourn DISCLOSURE STATEMENTSDisclosure of faculty financial affiliations Disclosure of discussion of non-FDA approved uses for pharmaceutical The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as an ACCME accredited products and/or medical devicesprovider, endorses and strives to comply with the Accreditation Council for The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as an ACCME provider,Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards of Commercial Support, requires that all faculty presenters identify and disclose any off-label uses forCommonwealth of Virginia statutes, University of Virginia policies and pharmaceutical and medical device products. The University of Virginia Schoolprocedures, and associated federal and private regulations and guidelines on the of Medicine recommends that each physician fully review all the available data onneed for disclosure and monitoring of proprietary and financial interests that may new products or procedures prior to clinical use.affect the scientific integrity and balance of content delivered in continuing Disclosure for attendance records and certificate distributionmedical education activities under our auspices. The University of Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education The University of Virginia School of Medicine requires that all CME requires that all participants at live CME activities sign attendance sheets daily toactivities accredited through this institution be developed independently and be confirm participation in the CME activity for that day. Certificates of attendancescientifically rigorous, balanced and objective in the presentation/discussion of its designating the maximum number of hours of participation are distributed to eachcontent, theories and practices. participant at the CME activity. Participants are responsible for accurately tracking their actual participation at live events. All faculty presenters participating in an accredited CME activity areexpected to disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial entities Special Needsoccurring within the past 12 months (such as grants or research support, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requires that all individuals,employee, consultant, stock holder, member of speakers bureau, etc.). The regardless of their disabilities, have equal access. The Office of ContinuingUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine will employ appropriate mechanisms to Medical Education at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is pleased toresolve potential conflicts of interest to maintain the standards of fair and assist participants with special needs. Written requests must be received 30 daysbalanced education to the reader. Questions about specific strategies can be prior to the conference date. These should be mailed to UVA Office ofdirected to the Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia Continuing Medical Education, Box 800711, Charlottesville, VA 22908 or toSchool of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia. Some of the conference venues used by the University of The faculty and staff of the University of Virginia Office of Continuing Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education are registered historicMedical Education have no financial affiliations to disclose. properties and may not be fully ADA accessible. Please feel free to contact the facility if you have specific questions.
  6. 6. LocationThis conference will be held at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel, 235 WestMain Street, Charlottesville, Virginia. **NOTE: If the Omni lot is full, do notpark across the street in the private lot without first checking in with the Omniparking lot attendant. The owner of that lot will tow cars without an Omnipass.**AccommodationsA block of rooms has been reserved for course participants at the conferencesite. Please identify yourself as a participant in the Recent Advances InClinical Medicine conference. Omni Charlottesville Hotel 235 West Main Street Charlottesville, Virginia 22902 (434-971-5500 or 1-800-THE-OMNI) Single occupancy: $139 plus tax Double occupancy: $154 plus taxCourse DescriptionNow in its 36th year, this course is designed for primary care and emergencyroom physicians and subspecialists who want to update their knowledge ofinternal medicine and related disciplines. The course will provide currentinformation on specific topics that will also benefit housestaff, nursepractitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals.AccreditationThe University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this continuingmedical education activity for a maximum of 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1Credits.TM for the main progam and an additional 1.0 credit for each breakoutsession and the Rotunda dinner.Conference Fees A DINNER SYMPOSIUM:The fee for the course is $535 and includes syllabus materials, continentalbreakfasts and breaks. Each Meet the Professor session is an additional $22and includes a deluxe breakfast or box lunch. A daily fee of $225 is availablefor those physicians unable to attend the entire conference. HEALTH CARE REFORM-RegistrationRegistration is available on-line at or can be completed byfax or mail using the registration form found in this brochure. Pre-registration OBAMA’S ONE YEARfor this conference will close two business days prior to the conference date.Please call to confirm that onsite registration will be available. CHECK-UPConfirmation and Cancellation PolicyUpon receipt of registration and payment, you will receive an email confirmation.If payment is not received 4 days prior to this activity, space will not be reserved.We recommend that you secure payment with your own funds, then seekreimbursement from your employer (as appropriate). October 28, 2009Registration fees will be refunded (less a $50 administration fee) for writtencancellations (emails and faxed requests are acceptable) received a minimum of 6:30PM - 9:00PM14 days prior to the activity date (October 15, 2009). No refunds will be grantedfor cancellations made within 13 days of the activity. You are encouraged to senda substitute if you are unable to attend In the HistoricThe University of Virginia School of Medicine reserves the right to cancel CME Rotunda Dome Roomactivities if necessary. In this case, reimbursement of registration fees will not beassessed the $50 administrative fee. All other expenses associated with this University of VirginiaCME activity are the sole responsibility of the participant.Information/Registration Featured Speakers:For more information about this course or its logistics, please contact TammyEberly in the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 434-924-1657. CAROLYN ENGELHARD, MPAPhysicians may also call toll free by using the Medical Information and Referral Assistant Professor of Public Health SciencesService line at 1-800-552-3723 or at P. PRESTON REYNOLDS, MDAIM Preceptors Professor of MedicineYou may be eligible for partial reimbursement of the RACM registration fee ifyou are scheduled to precept a 3rd year AIM Student in the 2009/2010academic year. The AIM Preceptors Dinner is Thursday, October 29, 2009,from 6:30-9:00PM at the Omni. Please contact the AIM Office 434-982-4329 Advance Registration Required - No on-site Registration Availablefor details. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
  7. 7. RECENT ADVANCES IN CLINICAL MEDICINERegistration Form REGISTRATION FORM THE 36TH ANNUAL EDWARD W. HOOK, JR., MD RECENT ADVANCES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE OCTOBER 28-30, 2009 Omni Hotel Charlottesville Please PRINT legibly to ensure accuracy. *** Please visit our website,, to see if online registration is available for this conference.*** Pre-registration for this conference will close two business days (three days for online registrations) prior to the conference date. Please call to confirm that onsite registration will be available. K Mr. K Mrs. K Ms. K Dr. First Name: _________________________M.I.: ____ Last Name: ______________________________ Credentials: (MD, PhD, RN, etc.): _____________________Specialty: ___________________________________________________ Affiliation/Business./Organization:_________________________________________________________________________________ Primary Address: This is: K home K work Street: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City: _______________________________________________State/Province: ______________________ Zip: ___________________ Country: _________________________________________Phone: ______________________ Fax: __________________________ Email: _________________________________________ Please print clearly for successful email delivery of your confirmation letter. Are you an employee of the University of Virginia? K Yes K No Are you a resident physician? K Yes K No Are you a fellow? K Yes K No Do you require special assistance because of a disability, or have any dietary restrictions? If so, please describe: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Birth date (required for tracking CME credits/CEU): _________/________/_________ REGISTRATION FEES K Entire Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$535 or K Daily Registration Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$225/day (Please select day(s) K Wed K Thu K Fri ) Meet the Professor Session $22 X ________ Sessions = . . . . . . .$__________ (Select Sessions Below) K Dinner Symposium $75 /person X ________ Persons = . . . . . . .$__________ (Guest Name_______________________) (Guest registration limited to 1 guest/conference registrant. Only advanced registration for the Rotunda Dinner – No onsite registration) Total Fees = $__________ MEET THE PROFESSOR SESSIONS Check desired sessions and insert total fee above. $22/Session includes Deluxe Breakfast or Box Lunch Wednesday Lunch Sessions K L1 – Volunteerism at Home & Abroad (Limit 40 participants) K L2 – Quality & safety – Integrating Performance Improvement into Your Practice (Limit 60 participants) Thursday Breakfast Session K B1 – Strategies for Smoking Cessation in Clinical Practice (Limit 60 participants) Thursday Lunch Sessions K L3 – Pearls on the Geriatric Physical Examination (Limit 60 participants) K L4 – Determining Capacity – Beyond the Reflex Psychiatry Consult (Limit 40 participants) Friday Breakfast Session K B2 – Genetic Testing in Primary Care Practice (Limit 60 participants) Friday Lunch Session K L5 – Health Care Financing & Health Insurance (Limit 60 participants) K L6 – Updates in Anxiety & Depression (Limit 40 participants) Payment is required with registration. An exception is made for institutional checks; however, these must be received at least 4 days prior to the scheduled CME activity. If payment is not received by the deadline, you will NOT be registered for the conference. You will receive written confirmation (by email) upon receipt of your payment. PAYMENT OPTIONS K Check or money order made payable to “UVA-CME.” Please indicate the name of the conference on your check. K Charge payment to: K Visa K MasterCard K Discover K American Express Your credit card number:______________—______________—______________—____________ Expiration date_____/_______ Signature:_____________________________________________ SEND REGISTRATIONS TO: Bebe Moore, Registrar *** RACM*** Office of Continuing Medical Education, P.O. Box 800711 University of Virginia School of Medicine, McKim Hall Charlottesville, VA 22908 Tel: (434) 924-5310, Fax: (434) 243-6393, MIRS Tel: 1-800-552-3723
  8. 8. NONPROFIT University of Virgina U.S. POSTAGE School of Medicine PAID The Office of Continuing Medical Education PERMIT #164 P.O. Box 800711 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA Charlottesville, Virginia 22908-0711The 36th AnnualEDWARD W. HOOK, JR., M.D.Recent Advances in Clinical MedicineThe 36th AnnualEDWARD W. HOOK, JR., M.D.Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine "This was a great conference!! Much practical information that I can use in my everyday practice. Wow! Im glad I came back." -- 2008 Course Participant