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3rd Annual
Internal Medicine Spring Review

Course Brochure

Friday - Saturday, May 29-30, 2015

Friday - 7:30 am - 4:25 pm
Saturday - 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170

A block of rooms has been reserved at the course location, The Inn at St. John’s, at a special rate of $145 single or double occupancy. When making your hotel reservation, mention you are attending the University of Michigan Internal Medicine Spring Review course. The reservation deadline is Thursday, May 14, 2015.

The Inn at St. John’s
By phone: (734) 414-0600
Group code: 10G8LF

Target Audience
This is a clinically focused program designed for primary care health providers interested in the diagnosis and management of clinical problems encountered in primary care. This would include family physicians, general practitioners, internists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals involved in primary care.

Registration Fees
You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending, as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered and prepaid by Friday, May 22, 2015. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. Fees include continental breakfast, coffee service, lunch and course materials for participants.

Physician-in-Training, Retired Physician, RN & Allied Health
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course
One-Day Course Friday only
One-Day Course Saturday only

Registration Options

Online Register Here
Mail Brochure
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
Phone (734) 232-3469
Fax (734) 998-0085

Cancellation Policy
An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing one week prior to the course, no later than Friday, May 22, 2015. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Program Objectives
This course is sponsored by the U-M Department of Internal Medicine. The objective of this course is to provide a combination of comprehensive and brief reviews and updates in Internal Medicine across various specialties including General Medicine, Endocrinology, Genetics, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Gastroenterology, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology & Oncology, Rheumatology, Cardiovascular Medicine and Infectious Diseases. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to implement up-to-date strategies regarding the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management of many medical conditions commonly seen in the hospital or office.

Accreditation & Credit Designation
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians for credits. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.

Program Schedule

Friday, May 29, 2015

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome/Announcements
John Carethers, MD, Michael Shea, MD
8:20 Complex Care Management in Primary Care Practice
Brent Williams, MD, MPH
8:50 Food Allergy
Marilyn Karam, MD
9:20 Hymenoptera Allergy
James Baldwin, MD
9:50 Questions and Answers
10:05 Break
10:25 Osteoporosis
Palak Choksi, MD
10:55 Common Presentations of Pituitary Tumors
Eleni Dimaraki, MD, MS
11:25 Genetics Resources for Your Patients
Wendy Uhlmann, MS, CGC
11:55 Questions and Answers
12:10 pm Lunch
12:55 A Clinician’s Introduction to the Lung Microbiome
Robert Dickson, MD
1:25 Screening for Sleep Disturbances
Helena Schotland, MD
1:55 Hepatitis C Cure
Anna Lok, MD, FRCP
2:25 Questions and Answers
2:40 Inflammatory Bowel Disease for the Primary Practitioner
Peter Higgins, MD, PhD, MSc
3:10 Noncardiac Chest Pain from the GI Perspective
Joan Chen, MD
3:40 Advances in Translating Fall Risk Reduction for Older Adults to the Real World
Neil Alexander, MD, MS
4:10 Questions and Answers
4:25 Session Adjourns

Saturday, May 30, 2015

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:55 Welcome/Announcements
Michael Shea, MD
8:00 Lung Cancer Screening with CT:
Current Status and Clinical Recommendations

Ella Kazerooni, MD, MS
8:30 The Counts: A Little High, A Little Low, What Really Matters
Albert Quiery, MD, MS
9:00 Breast Cancer as a Chronic Disease: Curative Adjuvant Therapy, Palliative Metastatic Therapy, and an Update on Recently Approved Therapies
Jeffrey Smerage, MD, PhD
9:30 Questions and Answers
9:45 Break
10:05 Wiping the Slate Clean: An Update on Gout
Puja Khanna, MD, MPH
10:35 Raynaud Phenomenon: Etiology, Treatment and Diagnosis
Elena Schiopu, MD
11:05 Sports Medicine: Knee and Shoulder Disorders
Mark McQuillan, MD, FACP, SFHM
11:35 Questions and Answers
11:50 Lunch
12:45 pm Approach to Pulmonary Hypertension 2015
Vallerie McLaughlin, MD
1:15 Cardiovascular Disease in Women: 2015 Update
Claire Duvernoy, MD
1:45 Recent Changes in the Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension
J. Brian Byrd, MD, MS
2:15 Questions and Answers
2:30 Break
2:45 Management of Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection
Emily Shuman, MD
3:15 Ebola: What Happened?
Sandro Cinti, MD
3:45 Questions and Answers
4:00 Course Adjourns