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32nd Annual
Internal Medicine Update

Course Brochure

Date
Friday - Sunday, July 25-27, 2014

Location
The Grand Hotel • PO Box 286, Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757
To reserve a room at the Grand Hotel please use this form.
Reservation form must be mailed or faxed to Grand Hotel.
All Grand Hotel reservations need to be made by Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Other Accommodations

Hotel Iroquois 906-847-3321
Island House Hotel 906-847-3347
Mission Point Resort 906-847-3312    

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 Monday, July 14, 2014. 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 lectures, continental breakfast, coffee service, course materials, Lunch on the Lawn and private reception. On-site registration will also be available.

Physician
Physician-in-Training, Retired Physician, RN & Allied Health
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course
$720
$550
$190
One-Day Course Friday only
$310
$240
$90
One-Day Course Saturday only
$310
$240
$90
One-Day Course Sunday only
$310
$240
$90

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 fee. Refund requests must be received in writing one week prior to the course, no later than Friday, July 18, 2014. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Objectives
The objective of this course is to update primary care practitioners in current thinking about various diagnostic and therapeutic challenges commonly encountered in clinical practice. Specifically, the subjects in the areas of allergy and immunology, cardiology, infectious diseases, general medicine, gastroenterology and rheumatology will be reviewed and attendees will be able to implement what they have learned into their daily practice.

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 11.5 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

Friday, July 25, 2014

7:45 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:15 Welcome and Announcements
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
8:20 Stress Testing Case Discussions:
What Tests and When?

James Froehlich, MD, MPH
9:00 What Does Good Follow-up Mean? Hospital to (Medical) Home Transitions in the 21st Century
Christopher Kim, MD
9:35 Hepatitis C: Testing and Treatment Today
Preeti Malani, MD
10:10 Break
10:25 The Microbiome and GI Tract Disease: New Paradigms for the 21st Century
John Carethers, MD
11:05 Joint Aspiration:
When to Do, and What to Do with Results

Joseph McCune, MD
11:40 Recognizing and Treating Contact Dermatitis
Georgiana Sanders, MD
12:15 pm Session Adjourns
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch on the Lawn & Children’s Games,
Tea Garden (Alt: Grand Luncheon Buffet, Main Dining Room)
6:00 - 7:00 Private Reception,
Front Porch (Alt: Terrace Room)


Saturday, July 26, 2014

7:45 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
(for those who have not already)
8:15 Announcements
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
8:20 Atrial Fibrillation:
What Do the New Guidelines Tell Us?

James Froehlich, MD, MPH
9:00 When and How to Screen for Auto-Immune Disease
Joseph McCune, MD
9:40 Infection Control in the
Immunocompromised Patient

Preeti Malani, MD
10:20 Break
10:35 Quality Improvement Programs and Concepts for Healthcare Providers: What Can We Learn from the Manufacturing Industry?
Christopher Kim, MD
11:10 Approaches to Chronic/Allergic Rhinitis
Georgiana Sanders, MD
11:50 Obstructive Abdominal Pain: Signs, Symptoms, Scenarios, and Approaches for General Practice
John Carethers, MD
12:30 pm Session Adjourns


Sunday, July 27, 2014

7:45 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
(for those who have not already)
8:15 Announcements
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
8:20 What’s Old is New Again: Non-Invasive Colon Cancer Screening Strategies: FOBT vs. FIT vs.
DNA Testing

John Carethers, MD
9:00 Vaccinations: Myths, Realities and Impact of
Vaccination Rates

Preeti Malani, MD
9:40 Gout Update
Joseph McCune, MD
10:20 Break
10:35 Interesting Cases in Allergy/Immunology
from U of M

Georgiana Sanders, MD
11:10 Patient Safety Improvement Strategies: Can We Make Health Care Safer?
Christopher Kim, MD
11:50 New and Old Anticoagulants:
When and How Do I Use?

James Froehlich, MD, MPH
12:30 pm Course Adjourns