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34th Annual
Internal Medicine Update

Course Brochure

Date
Friday - Sunday, July 29 - July 31, 2016

Location
Grand Hotel • PO Box 286, Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757

Lodging
To reserve a room at the Grand Hotel please use this form.
Grand Hotel reservation form must be mailed or faxed to Grand Hotel.
All Grand Hotel reservations need to be made by Tuesday, June 28, 2016

See the hotel reservation form for room guarantees. Lodging rates at Grand Hotel are based on the Modified American Plan – breakfast and dinner are included.

Additional Nearby Accommodations

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

For additional information on other hotels, please call the Mackinac Island Chamber of Commerce at 800-4LILACS.

Transportation
Motor vehicles are prohibited on the island and all travel is by carriage, bicycle, horseback or foot. Mackinaw City and St. Ignace are easily accessible by car. Transportation is available from either location to Mackinac Island by ferry or charter flight to the Island’s airstrip. Discount ferry coupons for transportation to Mackinac Island will be emailed several weeks prior to the course. Pellston Regional Airport serves Mackinaw City and is located 16 miles south off I-75. You must pre-arrange your ground transportation to Mackinaw City.

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, July 15, 2016. 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. The course fee includes educational materials, continental breakfast, coffee service, Lunch on the Lawn, and private reception for participants, faculty and families. Please RSVP for the Lunch on the Lawn when registering for the course. On-site registration will also be available.

*A private, evening reception at the Grand Hotel on Saturday, July 30, 2016 is included in your registration fee. Please see the hotel's dress code.

Physician
Physician-in-Training, Retired Physician, RN & Allied Health
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course
$730
$560
$200
One-Day Course Friday only
$320
$250
$100
One-Day Course Saturday only
$320
$250
$100
One-Day Course Sunday only
$320
$250
$100

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
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, July 22, 2016. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Objectives
The objective of this course is to update primary care providers in their current thinking about various diagnostic and therapeutic challenges commonly encountered in clinical practice. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to implement:

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 12 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, July 29, 2016
7:45 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:15 Welcome and Announcements
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
8:20 New Anticoagulants: How to Start, Stop, and Reverse
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
9:00 Your Patient is Going to the OR: Some Things Old and New
Kevin Tremper, MD, PhD
9:35 The Right Vaccines for the Right Patients: Approaches to Mythbusting
Daniel Kaul, MD
10:10 Break
10:25 Hepatitis C: Whom to Screen and Whom to Treat?
John Carethers, MD
11:05 Low T: Fact, Fiction, and Your Patients
Robert Lash, MD
11:40 Menopause: Fact and Fiction
Amy Tremper, 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)

Saturday, July 30, 2016
7:45 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
(for those who have not already)
8:15 Announcements
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
8:20 Peripheral Arterial Disease for the Primary Care Provider
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
9:00 What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know About Tick-Borne Illnesses
Daniel Kaul, MD
9:40 The Finer Points of Interpreting Pulmonary Function Tests
Eric White, MD
10:20 Break
10:35 Hyperaldosteronism: More Common Than We Think?
Robert Lash, MD
11:10 Your Microbiome and You
John Carethers, MD
11:50 What the PCP Needs to Know about Sarcoidosis and Interstitial Lung Disease
Eric White, MD
12:30 pm Session Adjourns
6:00 - 7:00 Private Reception,
Front Porch (Alt: Terrace Room)

Sunday, July 31, 2016
7:45 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
(for those who have not already)
8:15 Announcements
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
8:20 Racial Differences in Colon Cancer: Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment
John Carethers, MD
9:00 Updates on Contraception
Amy Tremper, MD
9:40 Decreasing Complications in Diabetes: Are SGLT-2 Inhibitors the Answer?
Robert Lash, MD
10:20 Break
10:35 Zika Virus: The Known Knowns, and Unknown Unknowns
Daniel Kaul, MD
11:10 Evaluation and Treatment of Chronic Cough
Eric White, MD
11:50 What is Resistant Hypertension? How Do I Manage It?
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
12:30 pm Course Adjourns