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Su 12/4

7:00 AM 8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM 8:15 AM Introduction and Welcome
Oncology – Part I
8:15 AM 9:10 AM Assessment and Management of Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk: An Update*
Nadine M. Tung, MD
9:10 AM 9:35 AM How We Think About and Manage Breast Cancer in 2016*
Steven E. Come, MD
9:35 AM 10:15 AM Update on Lung and Colorectal Cancer
Steven E. Come, MD
10:15 AM 10:35 AM Refreshment Break
Keynote Lecture
10:35 AM 11:15 AM Ethics, Skills and Professional Satisfaction*
Lachlan Forrow, MD
Oncology – Part II
11:15 AM 11:55 AM Prostate Cancer: An Update
Marc B. Garnick, MD
11:55 AM 12:35 PM Cancer: Progress One Patient at a Time*
Lowell E. Schnipper, MD
12:35 PM 1:35 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:35 PM 1:50 PM Oncology Q & A
Lowell E. Schnipper, MD
1:50 PM 2:30 PM Oncology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Lowell E. Schnipper, MD
Rheumatology
2:30 PM 3:05 PM Gout: The King of Diseases
Fadi Badlissi, MD, MSc
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:15 PM 3:35 PM Refreshment Break
3:35 PM 4:10 PM Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lisa M. Fitzgerald, MD
4:10 PM 4:45 PM Diagnostic Tests in Rheumatic Disease: What’s Old, What’s New and What’s Useful
Robert H. Shmerling, MD
4:45 PM 5:30 PM Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 
George Stojan, MD
5:30 PM 5:45 PM Rheumatology Q & A
Robert H. Shmerling, MD
5:45 PM 6:30 PM Rheumatology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Robert H. Shmerling, MD

M 12/5

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Gastroenterology and Hepatology – Part I
7:00 AM 7:40 AM GI Bleeding
Simon C. Robson, MD, PhD
7:40 AM 8:25 AM Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures in Liver Disease: Adventures in Liverland
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
Nephrology – Part I
8:25 AM 9:10 AM Acute Renal Failure
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
9:10 AM 9:30 AM Refreshment Break
Keynote Lecture
9:30 AM 11:10 AM Super Genes & Super Brain
Deepak Chopra, MD
Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology – Part II
11:10 AM 11:55 AM Inflammatory Bowel Disease: What Every Clinician Needs to Know
Adam S. Cheifetz, MD
11:55 AM 12:50 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
12:50 PM 1:05 PM Gastroenterology and Hepatology Q & A
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
1:05 PM 1:50 PM Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
Endocrinology
1:50 PM 2:35 PM Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 2016: Advances, Challenges and Opportunities
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
2:35 PM 2:45 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
2:45 PM 3:05 PM Refreshment Break
3:05 PM 3:50 PM Advancing to Insulin Replacement Therapy: When, Why and How
Richard S. Beaser, MD
3:50 PM 4:30 PM Osteoporosis Management in the Era of Limited Resources
Harold N. Rosen, MD
4:30 PM 5:15 PM Problems in Thyroid Disease
Anthony N. Hollenberg, MD
5:15 PM 5:30 PM Endocrinology Q & A
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
5:30 PM 6:15 PM Endocrinology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP

T 12/6

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Special Symposium: Hepatology
7:00 AM 7:45 AM Chronic Hepatitis C: A Multifaceted Disease
Michael Curry, MD
7:45 AM 8:20 AM Complications of Cirrhosis*
Alan Bonder, MD
8:20 AM 9:05 AM Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Burgeoning Epidemic
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
9:05 AM 9:25 AM Refreshment Break
9:25 AM 10:05 AM Hepatitis B: Recent Advances
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
Keynote Lecture
10:05 AM 10:50 AM Yesterday’s Medicines, Today’s Insights, Tomorrow’s Cures
Vikas P. Sukhatme, MD, PhD
Infectious Diseases
10:50 AM 11:35 AM Vaccine Update
Lindsey Baden, MD
11:35 AM 12:10 PM Special Lecture: Zika Virus – An Emerging Global Health Crisis*
Andrew J. Hale, MD
12:10 PM 1:10 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:10 PM 1:45 PM Fever in the Returning Traveler
Wendy Stead, MD
1:45 PM 2:30 PM Infectious Diseases: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Andrew J. Hale, MD
2:30 PM 2:40 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
2:40 PM 3:00 PM Refreshment Break
Keynote Lecture
3:00 PM 3:45 PM Brainstem Medicine: A New Paradigm*
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
Ask-the-Experts
3:45 PM 4:45 PM Ask the Experts: Neurology
Patricia E. Greenstein, MD
Daniel Press, MD
Special Symposium: Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know
4:45 PM 5:10 PM Medical Management of Obesity: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know*
Jody Dushay, MD, MMSc
5:10 PM 5:35 PM Exercise Prescription: Promoting Physical Activity in You and Your Patients*
Edward M. Phillips, MD
5:35 PM 6:00 PM Surgical Treatment of Obesity
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS
6:00 PM 6:20 PM Panel Discussion
Jody Dushay, MD, MMSc
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS
Edward M. Phillips, MD

W 12/7

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Ask-the-Experts Session
7:00 AM 8:05 AM Ask-the-Experts: ENT/Ophthalmology
Ralph Metson, MD
Mark C. Kuperwaser, MD
Special Symposium: An Orthopedics Primer and Live Patient Demonstration
8:05 AM 8:40 AM The Evaluation and Management of Common Disorders of the Shoulder
Arun J. Ramappa, MD
8:40 AM 9:20 AM The Evaluation and Management of Common Disorders of the Knee
C. Christopher Smith, MD
9:20 AM 10:05 AM The Evaluation and Management of Common Disorders of the Back
James Heffernan, MD
10:05 AM 10:25 AM Refreshment Break
Keynote Lecture
10:25 AM 11:15 AM Dharma, Happiness and Living with Purpose
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
Neurology
11:15 AM 11:55 AM Concussion
Michael Alexander, MD

Th 12/8

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Cardiology – Part I
7:00 AM 7:40 AM Heart Disease in Women
Loryn S. Feinberg, MD, FACC
7:40 AM 8:20 AM Syncope
Peter J. Zimetbaum, MD
8:20 AM 9:00 AM Atrial Fibrilation
Peter J. Zimetbaum, MD
Keynote Lecture
9:00 AM 9:40 AM Integrating Metabolite Profiles for Less Impersonal Medicine
Robert E. Gerszten, MD
9:40 AM 10:00 AM Refreshment Break
Cardiology – Part II
10:00 AM 10:40 AM Valvular Heart Disease
Eli V. Gelfand, MD, FACC
10:40 AM 11:20 AM The Current Cholesterol Guidelines and Treating Residual Risk*
Peter Oettgen, MD
11:20 AM 12:05 PM Acute Coronary Syndromes
Duane S. Pinto, MD, MPH
12:05 PM 1:05 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:05 PM 1:45 PM Peripheral Arterial Disease: Journey of 1,000 Steps
Amjad T. Almahameed, MD, MPH
1:45 PM 2:25 PM Congestive Heart Failure
James D. Chang, MD
2:25 PM 2:35 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
2:35 PM 2:55 PM Refreshment Break
Keynote Lecture
2:55 PM 3:40 PM Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
David T. Scadden, MD
Cardiology – Part III
3:40 PM 4:05 PM Interventional Cardiology
Donald E. Cutlip, MD
4:05 PM 4:45 PM Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging: So Many Tools to Choose From!
Warren J. Manning, MD
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5:45 PM

Cardiology Q & A
Joseph P. Kannam, MDCardiology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Joseph P. Kannam, MD
Miscellaneous
5:45 PM 6:30 PM Vitamin D: Myth or Miracle?
Frank Domino, MD

F 12/9

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Hematology
7:00 AM 7:50 AM Don’t-Miss Causes of Anemia*
Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP
7:50 AM 8:45 AM Diagnosis and Management of Hypercoagulability and New Anti-coagulants: Interpreting the Data
Kenneth A. Bauer, MD
8:45 AM 9:00 AM Hematology Q & A
Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP
9:00 AM 9:45 AM Hematology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP
9:45 AM 10:05 AM Refreshment Break
Keynote Lecture
10:05 AM 10:50 PM Patients as Teachers*
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD
Neurology
10:50 AM 11:30 AM Stroke: What You Really Need to Know
Louis R. Caplan, MD
11:30 AM 12:15 PM Approach to the Patient With Proteinuria and Hematuria
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
12:15 PM 1:15 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:15 PM 1:55 PM Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease: Early Diagnosis and Aggressive Treatment
Robert C. Stanton, MD
1:55 PM 2:10 PM Nephrology Q & A
Robert S. Brown, MD
2:10 PM 2:55 PM Nephrology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Robert S. Brown, MD
2:55 PM 3:05 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:05 PM 3:20 PM Refreshment Break
Pulmonary Diseases
3:20 PM 3:55 PM Update on Venous Thromboembolism
Barbara LeVarge, MD
3:55 PM 4:35 PM Fresh Air: What’s New With Asthma in 2016
Asha Anandaiah, MD
4:35 PM 5:15 PM Beyond the “Hype”: Pulmonary Hypertension in 2016
Barbara LeVarge, MD
5:15 PM 5:55 PM Understanding COPD: Going Beyond the Wheeze
Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD
5:55 PM 6:10 PM Pulmonary Diseases Q & A
Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD
6:10 PM 6:55 PM Pulmonary Diseases: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD

S 12/10

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
Risk Management
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Opiates for Chronic Pain: An Approach to Decision Making, Risk Management and Monitoring*
Marc L. Cohen, MD
Julia H. Lindenberg, MFD
Miscellaneous
8:30 AM 9:10 AM Cutaneous Malignancies: A Primer
Marissa Heller, MD
9:10 AM 9:30 AM Refreshment Break
9:30 AM 10:15 AM Sleep Apnea: Review and Update
Melanie S. Pogach, MD, MMSc
10:15 AM 11:00 AM Celiac Sprue: Protean Manifestations
Daniel A. Leffler, MD
11:00 AM 11:45 PM Psychiatry Primer for the PCP
Carl Salzman, MD

* Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

Schedule updated 9/28/17