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2012 ACP Rhode Island Chapter Scientific Meeting Presentations

Meeting will be held Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, Cranston, RI

Course handouts are available in Adobe PDF format. (If you need to download Adobe Acrobat, please see link at the bottom of the page.) When you browse through the listings, you will see only links for sessions that have handouts available. If you do not see the session you are looking for, we have not received it from the faculty.

11:00 a.m.–Noon: Catch up with colleagues/Poster Preview

Noon–12:30 p.m.: Luncheon/Networking

12:30–12:50: Welcome/Opening Remarks
Presentation of 2012 Laureate & Governor’s Awards
Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD, FACP, Governor, RI Chapter

12:50–1:00: Update from Rhode Island Medical Society
Nitin S. Damle, MD, FACP, Immediate Past Governor, RI Chapter President, Rhode Island Medical Society and Regent, American College of Physicians

1:00–2:30: CME Program
Diseases of the Age managed in the Practice of the Future: Obesity and Diabetes in the Patient Centered Medical Home Panel Discussion

1:00–1:15: An Advanced Primary Care Practice Brings Modern Patient-Centered Care to the Diabetic Patient
J. Russell Corcoran, MD, FACP

1:15–1:30: Change is Difficult/Change is Possible: Helping Your Patient to Prepare for Change
James O. Prochaska, PhD

1:30–1:45: Knowledge is Power: Dietary and Nutritional Approaches to Diabetes and Obesity
Mary M. Flynn, PhD, RD, LDN

1:45–2:00: The Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood: Calling in the Specialist–Surgical Alternatives in the Treatment of Obesity
G. Dean Roye, MD

2:00–2:15: The Patient-Centered Community: Public Health Strategies, Programs, and Resources for Diabetes and Obesity
Michael Fine, MD

2:15–2:30: Q&A

2:30–3:00: Networking time/Sponsor visitations/Refreshments

3:00–4:00: The Internal Medicine Glass: Half Empty or Half Full?
Yul D. Ejnes, MD, FACP, Chair, Board of Regents, American College of Physicians

4:00–5:30: Podium Presentations – Associates’ Forum Competition
Moderator: Sarita S. Warrier, MD

5:30–6:15: Reception and viewing of posters

6:15–6:30: Presentation of Awards and Closing Remarks
Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD, FACP


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