28th Annual RI AFP Primary Care Conference

Providence, RI US
March 27, 2020 to March 28, 2020

This two-day meeting of the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians 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  and Kent/Thundermist Residency Programs. 

The RIAFP 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

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

Registration Fees

 2-Day Conference
Plus Fri. Reception & Gala,
Sat. Bowl Networking
2-Day Conference
Plus Sat. Bowl Networking
Friday, March 27th
Includes Conference and Gala
Saturday, March 28th
Includes Conference and
Bowl Networking
Physicians$550$450$350$225
Residents$350$250$200$175

 

 2-Day Conference
Conference Only
Friday, March 27th
Conference Only
Saturday, March 28th
Conference Only
Other Medical Professionals$325$175$175
Medical Students
(Registration is required, space is limited)
$25$25$0

Please notify the Brown CME Office in writing at least two weeks prior to the conference to request reasonable accommodations.

 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.50 AAFP
    This live activity, 28th Annual RI AFP Primary Care Conference , with a beginning date of March 27, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to Prescribed/Elective 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.
  • 14.25 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.
  • 14.25 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: 
12/13/2019
Course expires: 
03/27/2021
Event starts: 
03/27/2020 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/28/2020 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$550.00
Rating: 
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Friday, March 27, 2020

7:30–8:30 amRegistration, Breakfast and Visit Exhibitors
8:00–9:00Topics in Evidence-Based Family Medicine
David C. Anthony, MD, MSc
9:00–10:00An Update on Fertility Preservation and it’s Access in the State of Rhode Island
May-Tal Sauerbrun-Cutler, MD
10:00–10:30Break and Visit Exhibitors
10:30–11:00Latent TB Infection Testing and Treatment in Primary Care
Daria A. Szkwarko, DO, MPH
11:00–11:30 Update in Migraine Management
Kara Stavros, MD
11:30–12:30 pmUpdates on Preconception and Postpartum Care
Jennifer Buckley, MD; Ashley M. Lakin, DO; Katherine D. McCleary, MD; Mary Beth Sutter, MD
12:30–2:00Networking Lunch, Posters, and Visit Exhibitors 
2:00–2:30Resident Podium Presentations
2:30–4:00Concurrent Workshop Session

        I. Advanced Directives/MOLST/End-of-Life Care
        Christine Nevins-Herbert, MD

        II. Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM)
        Jessica C. Manyan, DO, FAAFP; Meghan E. Grant, DO; 
        Amity Rubeor, DO, CAQSM

        III. Transsgender Workshop: Challenges in Gender Affirmation
        Timothy P. Cavanaugh, MD
4:00-5:00 pm

Elise Coletta Education Seminar
The Continuum of Age-Related Cognitive Impairment: From MCI to Alzheimer’s Dementia
Timothy W. Farrell, MD, AGSF

6:00-7:00 pmReception held at The Graduate Hotel
Sponsored by the Elise Coletta Foundation 
7:00-10:00 pmGala Reunion held at The Graduate Hotel

Saturday, March 28, 2020

8:30–9:00 amRegistration and Breakfast
9:00–10:00Top 10 Updates From the Medical Literature
Frank J. Domino, MD
10:00–10:30Management of Early Pregnancy Loss and Abortion with Mifespristone and Misoprostol
Melissa B. Nothnagle, MD, MSc
10:30–11:00 pmUpdate in Cholesterol Management for the Primary Care Physician
Charles B. Eaton, MD, MS
11:00–12:00 pm 60 Minutes of Pediatrics
Marjorie Carges, MD
12:00–12:30Lunch Break
12:30–1:30An Introduction to the Reproductive Justice Framework: Issues in Primary Care
Tara B. Stein, MD, MPH
1:30–2:15AAFP Update
Alan I. Schwartzstein, MD, FAAFP
2:15–3:15Precepting “Superpowers”: Practical and Inspirational Qualities
Suki Tepperberg, MD, MPH
3:15–3:30Break
3:30-5:00Concurrent Workshop Session 

        II. Telemedicine
        Elisabeth K. Farnum, MD, FAAFP; David W. Ashley, MD, MBA;
        Jonathan M. Bertman, MD, FAAFP

        II. Health Policy Updates & Question & Answer
        Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD
        Michael D. Fine, MD

        III. Orthopedic Procedures & MSK Ultrasound
        David Bica, DO & Philip Salko, MD
5:00 pmAdjourn
7:00-11:00 pm

Networking Event held at Breaktime Bowl & Bar
999 Main St #1330, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI 02912
United States
+1 (401) 863-2871

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

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations/substitutions must be made in writing to the Brown CME Office at least two weeks prior to the conference, no later than March 13, 2020. A $25.00 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds (no refunds for “no shows”). There will be no additional charge for substitutions. This conference is subject to change or cancellation.
 

Faculty

David C. Anthony, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Assistant Director
Predoctoral Education in Family Medicine
Course Director, Family Medicine Elective
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Kent Hospital | Warwick, RI

David W. Ashley, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Medical Director, Rhode Island-PopHealthCare
Associate Medical Director
Global Rescue | Elite Medical Group
Consulting Medical Director |Zipongo, Inc
State Air Surgeon, Colonel | RI Air National Guard

Jonathan M. Bertman, MD, FAAFP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Chief Medical Officer | MTBC, Inc. | Somerset, NJ
Founder/Past President
Amazing Charts EHR | North Kingstown, RI

David P. Bica, DO, CAQSM, FAAFP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Newport Hospital | Newport, RI

Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD
Chair—Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean, Primary Care-Population Health
Professor of Family Medicine
Professor of Medical Science
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI

Jennifer Buckley, MD
Maternal Child Health Director
Kent Family Medicine Residency
Kent Hospital | Warwick, RI
Thundermist Health Center | West Warwick, RI
RHAP RI Liaison

Marjorie Carges, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Coastal Medical Inc.
Lead Physician, Bald Hill Pediatrics | Warwick, RI

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

Frank J. Domino, MD
Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Director, Family Medicine Clerkship
Pre-Doctoral Education Director
University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMass Memorial Medical Center 
Shrewsbury, MA

Charles B. Eaton, MD, MS
Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology
Brown University School of Public Health
Director of Primary Care and Prevention
Kent County Memorial Hospital | Warwick, RI
The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

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

Timothy W. Farrell, MD, AGSF
Associate Professor of Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor of Family Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Physician Investigator, VA SLC GRECC
Director, University of Utah Health Interprofessional Education Program
Salt Lake City, UT

Michael D. Fine, MD
Senior Population Health and Clinical Officer
Blackstone Valley Community Health Center 
Pawtucket and Central Falls, RI

Meghan E. Grant, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Core Osteopathic Faculty at UNECOM
Kent Family Medicine Residency
Thundermist Health Center | West Warwick, RI

Ashley M. Lakin, DO
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Landmark Medical Center | Woonsocket, RI

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

Katherine D. McCleary, MD
Medical Director
Care New England Medical Group Family Medicine | Lincoln, RI
Women & Infants Hospital | Providence, RI

Christine Nevins-Herbert, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School
Hope Health Hospice and Palliative Care | Providence, RI
Thundermist Health Center | Woonsocket, RI

Melissa B. Nothnagle, MD, MSc
Clinical Professor of Family and 
Community Medicine–Voluntary
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Amity Rubeor, DO, CAQSM
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Kent Hospital | Warwick, RI
Family Health & Sports Medicine | Cranston, RI

Philip A. Salko, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Head Team Physician, Salve Regina University
Team Physician, Brown University
University Orthopedics East Greenwich RI
Newport Hospital | Newport, RI

May-Tal Sauerbrun-Cutler, MD
Teaching Fellow in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Warren Alpert Medical School
Fellow, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Women & Infants Hospital | Providence, RI

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

Kara Stavros, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI

Tara B. Stein, MD, MPH
Assistant Profesor
Department of Family and Social Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Group, Fordham Health Center | Bronx, NY

Mary Beth Sutter, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
Director of Maternal Child Health
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Kent Hospital | Warwick, RI
Care New England Medical Group 
Family Care Center | Pawtucket, RI

Daria A. Szkwarko, DO, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School
The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Suki Tepperberg, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Associate Residency Director
Boston Medical Center | Boston, M

Planning Committee

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

Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD
Governing Board Member, RI Academy of Family Physicians

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

Christine Nevins-Herbert, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School
Home and Hospice Care of RI
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

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

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

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 Designation

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 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 28th Annual RIAFP Primary Care Conference, with a beginning date of 03/27/2020, 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.

Other Healthcare Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 14.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Many other disciplines accept AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM towards re-licensure or recertification. Check with your state licensing board to verify.

Available Credit

  • 13.50 AAFP
    This live activity, 28th Annual RI AFP Primary Care Conference , with a beginning date of March 27, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to Prescribed/Elective 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.
  • 14.25 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.
  • 14.25 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: 
12/13/2019
Course expires: 
03/27/2021

Price

Cost:
$550.00
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