The 27th Annual RIAFP Primary Care Conference

Providence, RI US
March 29, 2019 to March 30, 2019

This two-day meeting is designed to provide an interesting, up-to-date educational experience, highlighted by the gathering of the regional membership of the AAFP and the graduates of the Brown University Family Medicine Residency Program.

The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians Primary Care Conference is more than just an educational experience, it is a chance to network with colleagues in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Target Audience

Primary care providers specializing in family medicine.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this meeting, participants should be able to:

1. Identify relevant, evidence-based principles & medical guidelines.
2. Explain diagnostic procedures and treatment plans.
3. Assess medical conditions/treatment options.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.25 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.
  • 13.25 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.
  • 13.50 Participation
Course opens: 
03/26/2019
Course expires: 
03/28/2020
Event starts: 
03/29/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/30/2019 - 4:15pm
Cost:
$380.00
Rating: 
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Friday, March 29, 2019

7:30–7:45 am Registration & Breakfast
7:45–8:45CVD and Renal Disease in T2DM: Individualizing Therapeutic Options to Reduce Comorbid Risk* 
Prakash Deedwania, MD, FACC 
8:45–9:15Updates on Contraception
Emily C. Harrison, MD, MPH 
9:15–9:45Buprenorphine for the Primary Care Provider 
Catherine DeGood, DO
10:15–10:30Break
10:30–11:30Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients 
Timothy P. Cavanaugh, MD
11:30–12:30 pmPA Practice and Myths
Jim Carney, PA, DFAAPA & Robert Jay Amrien, MPAS, PA-C
12:30–1:30Lunch
1:30–2:00Menopause: Hormone Replacement 
D. Audoen Maddock, MD
2:00–3:00 Expanding the Public Health Roles of Pharmacists
Anita N. Jacobson, PharmD & Jeffrey Bratberg, PharmD
3:00–4:30Concurrent Workshop Sessions
I. Orthopedic Procedures & MSK Ultrasound
David Bica, DO & Philip Salko, MD  
II. Importance of Family Physician Leadership
Alan I. Schwartzstein, MD, FAAFP  
III. Wellness
Elisabeth K. Farnum, MD, FAAFP
4:30–4:45 pmBreak
4:45–6:30 pm Poster Presentations & Networking Reception

Saturday, March 30, 2019

7:00–7:30 amRegistration & Breakfast 
7:30–8:15Welcome & AAFP Update 
Alan I. Schwartzstein, MD, FAAFP 
8:15–9:15What’s New For You With the Opioid Epidemic 
James V. McDonald, MD, MPH & Luke A. Barré, MD, MPH
9:15–10:45Concurrent Workshop Sessions
I. Balint Groups: A Method for Understanding the    Doctor/Patient Relationship
Arnold Goldberg, MD & Kim S. Rickler, MSW, LICSW
II. Case Studies: Contraception Challenges
Emily C. Harrison, MD, MPH
III. OMM: A Hands-on Tool for Your Primary Care Tool Belt
Jessica C. Manyan, DO & Meghan E. Grant, DO
10:45-11:15Break & Visit Exhibitors
11:15–12:15 pmElise Coletta Education Seminar: What Can We Learn from Oscar the Cat about Dementia and End of Life Care
David M. Dosa, MD, MPH 
12:15–1:15Lunch & Visit Exhibits
1:15–2:15Examining the Role of Family Physicians in the Early Recognition and Management of Chronic Heart Failure
Garrick C. Stewart, MD, MPH
2:15–2:45Break & Visit Exhibitors 
2:45–3:30Diabetes Prevention: Bending the Diabetes Curve
Arnold Goldberg, MD
3:30–4:15 pm

Value of DPP in Population Health Management
Matthew J. Collins, MD, MBA

*Note this session is jointly provided by Boston University School of Medicine and Rockpointe. 

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI 02912
United States

Parking will be available in the parking garage connected to the Medical Building, located on the corner of Richmond & Elm Streets.

RIAFP 2019 Faculty

Robert Jay Amrien, MPAS, PA-C
Program Director
Bryant University Physician Assistant Program | Smithfield, RI

Luke A. Barré, MD, MPH
Rheumatologist, CharterCare Medical Associates
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI

David P. Bica, DO, CAQSM, FAAFP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University | Providence, RI
Newport Hospital | Newport, RI
President & Education Committee Chairman
Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians

Jeffrey Bratberg, PharmD
Clinical Professor of Pharmacy
University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy | Kingston, RI

Jennifer Buckley, MD
Kent Hospital Family Medicine Residency
Thundermist Health Center | Warwick, RI

Timothy P. Cavanaugh, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Thundermist Health Center | Woonsocket, RI

Jim Carney, PA, DFAAPA
Director of Advocacy & Government Relations
Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants | Providence, RI

Matthew J. Collins, MD, MBA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University 
Vice President, Clinical Integration
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island| Providence, RI

Prakash Deedwania, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FASH, FHFSA, FESC
Professor of Medicine
University of California–San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Research
UCSF Fresno–Central San Joaquin Valley Medical Education Program | Fresno, CA
Clinical Professor of Medicine | Stanford University | Palo Alto, CA

Catherine DeGood, DO
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University | Providence, RI
Medical Director, Meadows Edge Recovery Center
Butler Behavioral Health | Care New England Medical Group  
North Kingstown, RI

Sara E. Delaporta, MD
Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Kent Hospital | Warwick, RI
Thundermist Health Center | West Warwick, RI

David M. Dosa, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
Brown University School of Public Health
Associate Director Center of Innovation for Long Term Services and Supports
Providence VA Medical Center | Providence, RI

Elisabeth K. Farnum, MD, FAAFP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University | Providence, RI
Assistant Medical Director, Doctor On Demand

Meghan E. Grant, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Thundermist Health Associates | West Warwick, RI

Arnold Goldberg, MD
Assistant Residency Director, Family Medicine
Kent Family Medicine Program | Warwick, RI
Thundermist Health Associates | West Warwick, RI

Emily C. Harrison, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI
Women’s Primary Care, Inc. | Pawtucket, RI

Anita N. Jacobson, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy
University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy | Kingston, RI
Eleanor Slater Hospital | Cranston, RI

D. Audoen Maddock, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Bayside Obstetrics and Gynecology
Women & Infants Hospital | Providence, RI

Jessica C. Manyan, DO
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University | Providence, RI
Program Director Kent Hospital Family Medicine Residency | Warwick, RI
Thundermist Health Center | West Warwick, RI

James V. McDonald, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Health Services,  Policy and Practice
Brown University School of Public Health
Chief Administrative Officer, Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline
Rhode Island Department of Health | Providence, RI

Kim S. Rickler, MSW, LICSW
Senior Teaching Associate in Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University | Providence, RI
Care New England – Kent Hospital | West Warwick, RI

Philip A. Salko, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Head Team Physician | Salve Regina University
Newport Hospital | Newport, RI
President, Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians

Alan I. Schwartzstein, MD, FAAFP
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
Madison, WI
Family Physician, SSM/Health Dean Medical Group | Oregon, WI
Congress of Delegates, American Academy of Family Physicians

Garrick C. Stewart, MD, MPH
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School | Boston, MA
Director, Care New England’s Advanced Heart Failure Program
Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cardiovascular Associates
Kent Hospital | Warwick, RI

Planning Committee

Marc Bialek, MBA, BA
Executive Director, Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians

David P. Bica, DO, CAQSM, FAAFP
Board Chair, Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians

Jennifer Buckley, MD
Secretary/Treasurer, Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians

Philip A. Salko, MD
President, Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians

Maria Sullivan, BS
Director of Continuing Medical Education Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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 Rhode Island American Academy of Family Physicians. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designations

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: This Live activity, The 27th Annual RIAFP Primary Care Conference, with a beginning date of 03/29/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  13.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 13.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Available Credit

  • 13.25 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.
  • 13.25 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.
  • 13.50 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/26/2019
Course expires: 
03/28/2020

Price

Cost:
$380.00
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