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Su 12/3

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 9:50 AM Prostate Cancer: An Update
Marc B. Garnick, MD
9:50 AM 10:15 AM How We Think About and Manage Breast Cancer in 2017*
Steven E. Come, MD
Keynote Lecture
10:15 AM 10:55 AM Reverence for Life at the End of Life*
Lachlan Forrow, MD
10:55 AM 11:15 AM Refreshment Break
Oncology – Part II
11:15 AM 11:55 AM Update on Lung and Colorectal Cancer
Steven E. Come, 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 5:00 PM Rheumatology Q & A
Robert H. Shmerling, MD
5:00 PM 5:45 PM Rheumatology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Robert H. Shmerling, MD
Endocrinology
5:45 PM 6:30 PM Osteoporosis Management in the Era of Limited Resources
Harold N. Rosen, MD

M 12/4

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Endocrinology – Part I
7:00 AM 7:45 AM Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 2017: Advances, Challenges and Opportunities
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
7:45 AM 8:30 AM Advancing to Insulin Replacement Therapy: When, Why and How
Richard S. Beaser, MD
8:30 AM 9:10 AM Problems in Thyroid Disease
Anthony N. Hollenberg, MD
9:10 AM 9:30 AM Refreshment Break
Keynote Lecture
9:30 AM 11:00 AM Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind, Healthy Universe
Deepak Chopra, MD
Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD
Endocrinology – Part II
11:00 AM 11:15 AM Endocrinology Q & A
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Endocrinology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1:00 PM 1:40 PM Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Anthony Lembo, MD
1:40 PM 2:25 PM Inflammatory Bowel Disease: What Every Clinician Needs to Know
Adam S. Cheifetz, MD
2:25 PM 3:10 PM Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures in Liver Disease: Adventures in Liverland
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
3:10 PM 3:20 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:20 PM 3:40 PM Refreshment Break
3:40 PM 4:25 PM Celiac Sprue: Protean Manifestations
Ciarán P. Kelly, MD
4:25 PM 4:40 PM Gastroenterology and Hepatology Q & A
Ciarán P. Kelly, MD
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
4:40 PM 5:25 PM Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP

T 12/5

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Special Symposium: Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity: What the PCP Needs to Know
7:00 AM 7:40 AM Motivational Interviewing: A Proven Approach for Weight Loss
Frank Domino, MD
7:40 AM 8:15 AM Medical Management of Obesity: What the PCP Needs to Know*
Jody Dushay, MD, MMSc
8:15 AM 8:50 AM Exercise Prescription: Promoting Physical Activity in You and Your Patients*
Edward M. Phillips, MD
8:50 AM 9:25 AM Surgical Treatment of Obesity
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS
9:25 AM 9:45 AM Panel Discussion
Frank Domino, MD
Jody Dushay, MD, MMSc
Edward M. Phillips, MD
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS
Keynote Lecture
9:45 AM 10:30 AM Screening for Diabetes: Is It Ready for Primetime?*
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD
10:30 AM 10:50 AM Refreshment Break
Special Symposium: Hepatology
10:50 AM 11:35 AM Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Burgeoning Epidemic
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
11:35 AM 12:10 PM Complications of Cirrhosis*
Alan Bonder, MD
12:10 PM 1:10 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:10 PM 1:55 PM Chronic Hepatitis C: A Multifaceted Disease
Michael P. Curry, MD
1:55 PM 2:35 PM Hepatitis B: Recent Advances
Vilas R. Patwardhan, MD
2:35 PM 3:25 PM Don’t Miss Causes of Anemia*
Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP
3:25 PM 3:35 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:35 PM 3:55 PM Refreshment Break
Hematology
3:55 PM 4:50 PM Diagnosis and Management of Hypercoagulability and New Anti-coagulants: Interpreting the Data
Kenneth A. Bauer, MD
4:50 PM 5:05 PM Hematology Q & A
Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP
5:05 PM 5:50 PM Hematology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP
Neurology
5:50 PM 6:50 PM Ask the Experts: Neurology
Patricia E. Greenstein, MD
Daniel Press, MD

W 12/6

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
ENT/Ophthalmology
7:00 AM 8:05 AM Ask-the-Experts: ENT/Ophthalmology
Ralph Metson, MD
Mark C. Kuperwaser, MD
Keynote Lecture
8:05 AM 8:55 AM Yesterday’s Medicines, Today’s Insights, Tomorrow’s Cures
Vikas P. Sukhatme, MD, ScD
8:55 AM 9:15 AM Refreshment Break
Special Symposium: An Orthopedics Primer – Live Patient Demonstration
9:15 AM 10:00 AM The Evaluation and Management of Common Disorders of the Shoulder
Arun J. Ramappa, MD
10:00 AM 10:45 AM The Evaluation and Management of Common Disorders of the Knee
C. Christopher Smith, MD
10:45 AM 11:30 AM The Evaluation and Management of Common Disorders of the Back
James J. Heffernan, MD
Keynote Lecture
11:30 AM 12:15 PM Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
David T. Scadden, MD
Miscellaneous
12:15 PM 1:00 PM Vaccine Update
Raphael Dolin, MD

Th 12/7

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 9:45 AM Dharma, Happiness and Living with Purpose
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
9:45 AM 10:05 AM Refreshment Break
Cardiology – Part II
10:05 AM 10:45 AM Valvular Heart Disease
Eli V. Gelfand, MD, FACC
10:45 AM 11:25 AM The Current Cholesterol Guidelines and Treating Residual Risk*
Peter Oettgen, MD
11:25 AM 12:10 PM Acute Coronary Syndromes
Duane S. Pinto, MD, MPH
12:10 PM 1:10 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:10 PM 1:50 PM Peripheral Arterial Disease: Journey of 1,000 Steps
Duane S. Pinto, MD, MPH
1:50 PM 2:30 PM Congestive Heart Failure
James D. Chang, MD
2:30 PM 2:40 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
2:40 PM 3:00 PM Refreshment Break
Keynote Lecture
3:00 PM 3:40 PM New Frontiers in Radiology: From the First X-ray to Molecular Radiology
Jonathan B. Kruskal, MD, PhD
Cardiology – Part III
3:40 PM 4:05 PM Noninvasive Valve Replacement
Jeffrey J. Popma, MD
4:05 PM 4:45 PM Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging: So Many Tools to Choose From!
Warren J. Manning, MD
4:45 PM 5:00 PM Cardiology Q & A
Joseph P. Kannam, MD
5:00 PM 5:45 PM Cardiology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Joseph P. Kannam, MD

F 12/8

6:30 AM 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Infectious Diseases
7:00 AM 7:45 AM Fever in the Returning Traveler
Wendy Stead, MD
7:45 AM 8:15 AM Attack of the Cocci: New Defenses and Treatment Strategies
Adolf W. Karchmer, MD
8:15 AM 8:30 AM Infectious Diseases Q & A
Adolf W. Karchmer, MD
8:30 AM 9:15 AM Infectious Diseases: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Adolf W. Karchmer, MD
Keynote Lecture
9:15 AM 10:00 AM Leadership: Lessons Learned from the Life and Legacy of Abraham Lincoln*
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break
Nephrology
10:20 AM 11:00 AM Acute Renal Failure
Mark L. Zeidel, MD
11:00 AM 11:45 AM Approach to the Patient with Proteinuria and Hematuria
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
11:45 AM 12:25 PM Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease: Early Diagnosis and Aggressive Treatment
Robert C. Stanton, MD
12:25 PM 1:25 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:25 PM 1:40 PM Nephrology Q & A
Robert S. Brown, MD
1:40 PM 2:25 PM Nephrology: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Robert S. Brown, MD
Pulmonary Diseases
2:25 PM 3:00 PM Update on Venous Thromboembolism
Margaret M. Hayes, MD
3:00 PM 3:10 PM Rejuvenation Exercises
3:10 PM 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 PM 4:10 PM Fresh Air: What’s New with Asthma in 2017
Asha Anandaiah, MD
4:10 PM 4:50 PM From Copy Cats to Birds of a Feather: Decoding Interstitial Lung Disease
Robert Hallowell, MD
4:50 PM 5:30 PM Understanding COPD: Going Beyond the Wheeze
Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD
5:30 PM 5:45 PM Pulmonary Diseases Q & A
Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD
5:45 PM 6:30 PM Pulmonary Diseases: Challenging Cases with Your Participation
Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD

S 12/9

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
Risk Management: Special Lecture
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, MD
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 Stroke: What You Really Need to Know
Louis R. Caplan, MD
11:00 AM 11:45 AM Telepsychiatry: A New Frontier in Psychiatry
John R. Sharp, MD, FAPA, FAPM

* Qualifies for Risk Management Credits

Schedule updated 8/1/17