2019 Rhode Island ACP Chapter Scientific Meeting

Providence, RI US
March 20, 2019

Join your colleagues in internal medicine at the next scientific meeting of the Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP), being held March 20, 2019 at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

This is a place for you to recharge, rewind, reflect, and reconnect with your peers, chapter leaders, and great speakers. Make your connection to the Rhode Island Chapter's rich source of knowledge content and networking by attending our premier meeting for general internists, sub-specialty internists, allied health practitioners, residents and medical students.In addition to enhancing your knowledge in a variety of medical topics, this conference is about making personal connections with peer physicians in Rhode Island and getting involved in your chapter. The opportunities available at this meeting will help you meet not only your needs as a physician, but also the needs of patients you serve.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, physician assistants, all internists, medical students, residents, and fellows.

Learning Objectives

• Select appropriate molecular testing modalities for infectious diseases and tuberculosis. 
• Appropriately use novel cancer therapies for applicable populations.
• Interpret results of commercial genetic testing and counsel patients appropriately.
• Describe Rhode Island’s public health approach to opioid use disorder and treatment.
• Apply appropriate guidelines to minimize coprescribing of benzodiazepines and opioids.
• Identify resources for system-based and personal strategies to counter burnout.
• Discuss considerations for applying guidelines for aggressive or permissive treatment of hypertension and diabetes.
• Discuss considerations for applying guidelines for aggressive or permissive screening of cancer in women.
• Describe updates in the evaluation and management of common internal medicine conditions (MOC module—Update in Hospitalist Medicine 2018).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.25 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
03/13/2019
Course expires: 
03/13/2021
Event starts: 
03/20/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
03/20/2019 - 7:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
8:30–9:30 amRegistration and Light Breakfast
9:30–11:30SEP Module: 2018–2019 Update in Hospitalist Medicine
Louis Rubenstein, MD, FACP and
Iris Tong, MD, FACP
Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind

What’s new in diagnostic testing for infectious disease
Angela M. Caliendo, MD, PhD, FIDSA, FAAM, FACP

Precision medicine and novel cancer therapies
John L. Reagan, MD

Updates in Genetic Testing for Adults
Lauren Massingham, MD

The Opioid Epidemic and Response in Rhode Island
Josiah “Jody” D. Rich, MD, MPH, FACP

Rational prescribing of benzodiazepines–assessing risks/benefits and exit strategies
Alan A. Wartenberg, MD, FACP, DFASAM
11:40–12:00 pmYoga and Meditation for renewal and relaxation
Networking
12:00–12:45ACP Business Meeting
Presentation of Awards
ACP College Update
George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, Chair, Board of Governors and Regent, ACP
Luncheon
12:45–1:30Keynote: A Medical Mid-Life “Crisis”... and Gift
Angela C. Anderson MD, FAAP
1:45–3:35Controversies in Treatment Strategies:
Aggressive vs. Permissive Therapy

Hypertension Update: Which Guideline to Follow?
Richard A. Cottiero, MD, FACP, FASH

Diabetes Control: So What Are We Trying to Control?
Harikrashna B. Bhatt, MD

Controversies in breast and cervical cancer screening
Iris Tong, MD, FACP
Update on Wellness and Burnout

Burnout Is Not Just Personal: Addressing Burnout on the Individual and System Level
Jennifer Jeremiah, MD, FACP

Caring for You: Mindfulness to Beat Burnout
Terra D.S. Thorndike, MD

Update in the Wellness Initiative of the American College of Physicians
George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, Chair,
Board of Governors and Regent, ACP

How Do They Do That? Practice Innovations to
Decrease Provider Burnout
Dana Chofay, MD; Pamela Harrop, MD, FACP;
Edward McGookin, MD, MHCDS, FAAP;
Paul Pirraglia, MD, MPH
4:00–4:30Poster Competition and Viewing of Posters
4:30–6:00Podium Presentations–Resident/Fellow Members Forum Competition
6:00–6:30Reception
6:30–7:00Presentation of Awards and Closing Remarks
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI 02912
United States

Directions/Parking
Complimentary parking will be available in the parking garage connected to the Medical Building, located on the corner of Richmond and Elm Streets. Enter through the Elm Street entrance. There is a sandwich board that says the garage is full, but that is NOT for meeting participants; there is space for ACP. Your ticket will be validated.

Faculty

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, Chief, Department of Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital; Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School; Chair, Board of Governors and Regent, American College of Physicians (ACP); Chair, Infectious Disease Subspecialty Board, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM); Vice-Chair, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (BORIM), Worchester, Massachusetts

Angela C. Anderson, MD, FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Director, Division of Children’s Integrative Therapies, Pain Management and Supportive Care, (ChIPS), Hasbro Children’s Hospital CHIPS Clinic, Providence

Harikrashna B. Bhatt, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Chief of Endocrinology, Providence VA Medical Center; Rhode Island Hospital,The Miriam Hospital; University Medicine, East Providence

Angela M. Caliendo, MD, PhD, FIDSA, FAAM, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Infectious Diseases Consultant, Rhode Island Hospital; Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians Inc., Providence

Dana R. Chofay, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Women’s Internal Medicine, East Greenwich

Richard A. Cottiero, MD, FACP, FASH, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Chief of Nephrology Education, Dialysis, and Research, Roger Williams Medical Center; President,
Hypertension and Nephrology, Inc., Providence

Pamela A. Harrop, MD, FACP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Rhode Island Hospital; President, Medical Associates of RI, Inc., Bristol

Jennifer Jeremiah, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Residency Director, Director of Faculty Development in Clinical Education, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians Inc., Providence

Lauren Massingham, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Clinical Geneticist, Hasbro Children’s Hospital & Rhode Island Hospital; Director, Cancer Genetics Program, Children’s Neurodevelopment Center, Lifespan Cancer Institute, Providence

Edward McGookin, MD, MHCDS, FAAP, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Chief Medical Officer, Coastal Medical, Inc., Providence

Morgan O’Connell, MSW, Teaching Associate in Medical Science, Faculty Advisor, Yoga Club, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence 

Paul A. Pirraglia, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Associate Chief of Staff for Primary Care, Providence VA Medical Center, Providence 

John L. Reagan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Director of Hematology, Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital; Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians Inc., Providence

Josiah “Jody” D. Rich, MD, MPH, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Epidemiology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Director, The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians, Inc., Providence

Louis J. Rubenstein, MD, FACP, Hospitalist, Department of Medicine, South County Medical Group, Wakefield

Terra D.S. Thorndike, MD; Palliative Care Fellow, Rhode Island Hospital, Lifespan, Providence

Iris L. Tong, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Women’s Medicine Collaborative, Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital, Providence

Alan A. Wartenberg, MD, FACP, DFASAM, Affiliated Faculty, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence; Former Medical Director, Addiction Recovery Program, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA; Former Staff Physician, Meadows Edge Recovery Center, North Kingstown

Program Committee

Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD, FACP, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Rhode Island Hospital; Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians, Inc., Providence

Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD, MBA, FACP, SFHM, Co-Chair, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Director, Hospital Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence

Yul D. Ejnes, MD, MACP, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Rhode Island Hospital; Coastal Medical Inc., Cranston; Member, Board of Directors, American Board of
Internal Medicine

Rebekah L. Gardner, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Rhode Island Hospital, Senior Medical Scientist; Healthcentric Advisors; Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians, Inc., Providence

Ross Hilliard, MD, FACP, Co-Chair, Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator; Director, Medical Informatics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital; Brown Medicine,
Brown Physicians, Inc., Providence

Jennifer Jeremiah, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Residency Director, Director of Faculty Development in Clinical Education, Chair, Brown Internal Medicine Residency Clinical Competence
Committee, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Rhode Island Hospital; Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians, Inc., East Providence

Audrey R. Kupchan, MD, FACP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Coastal Medical, Inc., East Providence; Governor, ACP Rhode Island Chapter

Kelly McGarry, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Program Director, General Internal Medicine Residency, Rhode Island Hospital; Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians, Inc.,
Providence, RI

Fred Schiffman, MD, MACP, Poster and Podium Competition Chair, Sigal Family Professor of Humanistic Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Associate
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program; Associate Physician-in-Chief, The Miriam Hospital; Medical Director, Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Sarita Warrier, MD, FACP, Co-Chair, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Assistant Dean of Medical Education, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Rhode Island Hospital; Brown Medicine, Brown Physicians, Inc., Providence, RI 

Alan A. Wartenberg, MD, FACP, DFASAM, Affiliated Faculty, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence; Former Medical Director, Addiction Recovery Program, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA; Former Staff Physician, Meadows Edge Recovery Center, North Kingstown

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the American College of Physicians, Rhode Island Chapter. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Points

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4.5 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.25 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/13/2019
Course expires: 
03/13/2021

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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