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The 50th Annual Year in Internal Medicine (YIM) Conference

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The 50th Annual Year in Internal Medicine (YIM) Conference

  1. 1. 50th Annual The Year in Internal Medicine January 15-17, 2014 50 Prentice Women’s Hospital 250 E. Superior Street 3rd Floor, Conference Room L Chicago, Illinois 60611 Sponsored by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine and The Office of Continuing Medical Education
  2. 2. GENERAL INFORMATION Learning Objectives | At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: 1. Compare the advantages of discussing resilience and engagement with physicians instead of just focusing on impairment and burnout. Identify common reasons for impairment in physicians and common strategies for increasing resilience. 2. Describe an innovative approach to emergency department care for Geriatric patients. This approach should help reduce preventable admissions and coordinate care optimally from the ED for patients 65 and older. 3. Become familiar with the CDC and USPTSF recommendations on universal HIV testing. Applying universal HIV testing into practice. Identify HCV risk groups and whom to screen. Review a comparison of Tuberculosis screening tests and identify which patient populations should undergo screening. 4. Review national efforts to decrease the use of low-value services, including the development of overuse measures, public reporting, and value-based purchasing. 5. Describe pharmacologic and behavioral treatments and assessment methods of insomnia for primary care patients. 6. Understand strengths and weaknesses of performance measurement in improving quality of care for cardiovascular disease including the issue of readmissions for congestive heart failure. 7. Describe the appropriate laboratory testing for a male partner in a couple with infertility. Discuss physical exam findings associated with impaired spermatogenesis. 8. Define the different subtypes of fecal incontinence. Understand when to order tests, which tests to order, and how to recommend appropriate treatments for this common disorder. 9. Recognize fibromyalgia and achieve a timely and cost effective diagnosis. Understand new knowledge of the pathophysiology of chronic central pain. 10. Identify those patients for whom genetic screening is appropriate and what actions to take. 11. Describe the relationship between trauma surgery and public health principles including motor vehicle collisions, gun violence, and health care disparities. 12. Become up-to-date with the diagnosis and treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome including when to refer, when to treat conservatively, and when to refer. 13. Distinguish what is (and what is not) a “Patient-Centered Medical Home”. Understand where the PCMH fits within the broader healthcare quality movement. Discuss possible pathways to go from the current fee-for-service (FFS) model to an accountable care (ACO) model. 14. Define the current state-of-the-art for optimal medical therapy for coronary artery disease (CAD). Understand the role and options for non-invasive testing for CAD. Clarify the benefits and drawbacks to a strategy of early coronary revascularization. Target Audience This continuing medical education program is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians in General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics, Family Practice and subspecialists who also practice Primary Care Medicine. Conference Location The program will be held in Prentice Women’s Hospital, 250 E. Superior St., 3rd Floor Conference Room L, Chicago, IL. For directions and parking information, please visit http://www.northwestern.edu/campus-life/chicago-campus/index.html. Accreditation Statement The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Statement Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Faculty Disclosure The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine requires course directors, speakers, instructors, planners and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant financial relationships. All identified potential conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by NUFSM for fair, balanced, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. 15. Review the evidence and guidelines in support of lung cancer screening. Gain an awareness and understanding of the pitfalls of low-dose CT screening for lung cancer. Discuss current management strategies for pulmonary nodules detected on screening scans. 16. Identify who to test for BRCA mutations. Understand the implications of a positive and negative test on the patient and their family. 17. Gain increased awareness of their negotiation personality (Self Assessment). Learn the 7 steps to preparing for a successful negotiation. Better understand how to conduct negotiations with confidence. Gain improved knowledge of how to deal with difficult negotiators (patients and payers). 18. Understand risk factors for macular degeneration, signs & symptoms, and gain familiarity with the latest management & treatment. 19. Review common skin findings seen in the primary care office and enhance the primary care physician’s ability to accurately identify and manage these conditions. 20. Define bronchiectasis and identify the possible etiologies. Review diagnostic work-up strategies. Consider therapeutic interventions for patient populations. 21. Learn to distinguish inflammatory back pain from mechanical back pain. Understand the disease spectrum of inflammatory spondyloarthropathies. Review the treatment options for inflammatory spondyloathropathies. 22. Discuss the reality of a malpractice suit produces significant distress for physicians. Bring awareness to the need for physicians to be more open in discussing their mistakes and the impact legal action has had on their careers and practice of medicine. 23. Identify components of an interdisciplinary pain program and the specific focus of disciplines involved, including physical and occupational therapy, pain psychology, relaxation training, and vocational rehabilitation. Familiarize oneself to the psychological factors beyond depression, including anxiety, catastrophizing, fear and anger, that many patients with chronic pain may present with. Understand how the use of rationalize polypharmacy may help to improve patients’ pain, affective distress, and sleep in implementing an improved medication treatment plan. 24. Understand diagnostic features, pathophysiology, and future treatment strategies for the anemia of inflammation. 25. Understand basic principles of use of both non-insulin and insulin therapies in diabetes management. 26. Demonstrate the importance of critical thinking and how to start to appraise evidence. Provide key indicators that help evaluate the quality of information and provide a practical guide to quickly move beyond an abstract. The faculty disclosures and the discussion of off-label usage will be indicated in the course syllabus. Registration You may register on-line at: www.cme.northwestern.edu/ conferences. An email confirmation will be sent once your registration is complete. If you do not receive a confirmation once registration is complete, please contact the Office of CME at 312503-8533. Registrations can also be mailed with a check made payable to Northwestern University, CME. Registrations will not be accepted by telephone. Cancellation Policy Cancellations must be made in writing to the Office of Continuing Cancellations must be made in writing to The Office of Continuing Medical Education. The paid registration fee, minus $50 administrative charge, will be refunded if cancellation is received by January 3, 2014. Special Needs The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any participant of this conference is in need of accommodations, please indicate those needs on the registration form or submit written requests to The Office of CME at least one month prior to the conference date. Additional Information Contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine at phone: 312-503-8533, fax: 312-503-4531, email: nums-cme@northwestern.edu or visit our website at: www.cme.northwestern.edu.
  3. 3. PROGRAM Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Thursday, January 16, 2014 7:15 am 7:45 am Registration and Breakfast 8:00 am What an Internist Needs to Know about Insomnia, Common Pitfalls and Best Practices Kelly Glazer Baron, PhD, MPH 8:40 am Common Skin Pitfalls in Primary Care: A Dermatologist’s Perspective Stavonnie Patterson, MD 9:20 am Update on Screening Tests in Infectious Disease: Universal HIV Testing, HCV Testing in “Baby Boomers” and Tuberculosis Screening Michael Angarone, DO 10:00 am Break 10:20 am Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Gregory A. Dumanian, MD, FACS Registration and Breakfast 8:30 am Quality of Cardiac Care, USA: Can We Do Better? Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS 9:10 am Lung Cancer Screening Keenan A. Hawkins, MD 9:50 am Choosing Wisely: How We Can Improve Value in Health Care David Baker, MD, MPH 10:30 am Break 10:50 am Age Related Macular Degeneration: An Update on Management and Treatment Rukhsana G. Mirza, MD 11:30 am Identifying Inflammatory Spondyloarthropathies Eric Ruderman, MD 12:10 pm Luncheon 11:00 am Genetic Screening in Your Practice Joel Charrow, MD 1:20 pm Evidence Based Medicine Eric Terman, MD 11:40 am Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations Amer Z. Aldeen, MD 2:00 pm Male Infertility Robert E. Brannigan, MD 12.20 pm 2:50 pm Trauma and Public Health Marie Crandall, MD, MPH Luncheon 1:30 pm Fibromyalgia Update 2014 Calvin R. Brown, Jr., MD 2:10 pm To Err is Human, Even for Physicians James R. Spindler, MD 2:50 pm Break Concurrent Workshops 3:00 pm Engagement and Burnout in Physicians: Increasing Resilience and Decreasing Impairment Gaurava Agarwal, MD Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: The Role of Noninvasive and Invasive Management in the Era of Optimal Medical Therapy James D. Flaherty, MD, MS, BS 2:40 pm Break 3:30 pm Current Concepts in Diabetes Management Emily Szmuilowicz, MD, MS 4:10 pm Genetics of Breast Cancer Virgina Kaklamani, MD 4:50 pm Adjourn Friday, January 17, 2014 7:45 am Registration and Breakfast 8:30 am Fecal Incontinence: Who, Why and What to do About Treating It Darren M. Brenner, MD 9:10 am Bronchiectasis: From Persistent Cough to Chronic Infections Michelle Prickett, MD, MS 3:50 pm Break 9:50 am Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA) in the changing Healthcare Arena: Examples and answers for the general internist June M. McKoy, MD, MPH, JD, MBA 4:00 pm All Workshops Repeated 10:30 am 4:50 pm Adjourn Patient-Centered Medical Home Model: A Guide for the Internist Daniel Evans, MD Break 10:50 am The Anemia of Inflammation Brady L. Stein, MD, MHS 11:30 am Comprehensive Approach to Assessing and Managing Chronic Pain Steven Stanos, DO 12:10 pm Adjourn
  4. 4. FACULTY Aashish Didwania, MD Co-Course Director Program Director Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics Daniel Evans, MD Co-Course Director Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics Gaurava Agarwal, MD Instructor of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Amer Z. Aldeen, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine Michael Angarone, DO Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine Division of Infectious Disease David Baker, MD, MPH Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine Chief, General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics Kelly Glazer Baron, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Neurology Division of Circadian Rhythms and Sleep Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology Robert E. Brannigan, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Andrology Fellowship Director Department of Urology Darren M. Brenner, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery Department of Internal Medicine Division of Gastroenterology Calvin R. Brown, Jr., MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Rheumatology Joel Charrow, MD Professor of Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics Division of Genetics, Birth Defects & Metabolism Marie Crandall, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Surgery Department of Surgery Division of Trauma & Critical Care Gregory A. Dumanian, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Neurosurgery and Orthopedics Department of Surgery Division of Plastic Surgery James D. Flaherty, MD, MS, BS Associate Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology Keenan A. Hawkins, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Virginia Kaklamani, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Hematology & Oncology June M. McKoy, MD, MPH, JD, MBA Associate Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics Rukhsana G. Mirza, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology Division of Retina Stavonnie Patterson, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Dermatology Michelle Prickett, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Eric Ruderman, MD Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Rheumatology James R. Spindler, MD Grand Rapids Family Practice Residency Faculty and Clinical Professor of Family Medicine (Retired) College of Human Medicine Michigan State University Steven Stanos, DO Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brady L. Stein, MD, MHS Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Department of Hematology & Oncology Emily Szmuilowicz, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Endocrinology Eric Terman, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine
  5. 5. REGISTRATION 50th Annual The Year in Internal Medicine January 15-17, 2014 Physicians $ 495 Residents, Fellows, Nurses $ 250 (Residents and Fellows must enclose letters from their Chiefs of Service) How to register: You may register online at: www.cme.northwestern.edu/conferences. Registrations can also be mailed with a check made payable to Northwestern University, to the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Arthur J. Rubloff Building, 420 E. Superior Street, Office of Continuing Medical Education, McGaw Medical Center, 240 East Huron Street, Suite 1-200, Chicago, IL 60611. Registrations will not be accepted by telephone. PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT: Last Name ____________________________________________________ First Name ____________________________________________________ q M.D. q R.N. q __________ Institution ____________________________________________________________________ Address _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ City ____________________________________________State _____ Zip Code __________ Daytime Phone __________________________________ Fax _________________________ Email ________________________________________________________________________ (Required—Your registration confirmation will be emailed) Specialty _____________________________________________________________________ Please indicate any special needs: ______________________________________________ w Dietary Preferences: _________________________________________________________

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