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Greater Chicago Internal Medicine Board Review Course

Date: May 18-23, 2014
Course Code: PG1404
Course Schedule: Download the Course Schedule
Course Syllabus: The electronic syllabus will be available beginning May 5, 2014

Register Online

Fee Schedule

  Non-Member ACP Member,
Resident*, Research
Fellow*, Intern*
ACP Resident/Fellow
Before 4/24/14: $1,465 $1,065 $865
On/after 4/24/14: $1,540 $1,140 $940

* Verification letter required.

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Course Information

Learning Objectives:
  • Review internal medicine in preparation for the ABIM Certification Examination.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in internal medicine knowledge.
  • Integrate information from the many subspecialties of internal medicine.
  • Implement changes in clinical practice in accordance with recent advances and clinical guidelines.
Target Audience:

This course is intended for physicians preparing for the ABIM Certification Examination, general internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and internal medicine trainees. Other Healthcare professionals engaged in primary care will also find the subject matter relevant to their clinical practice.

CME Accreditation:

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Flash Cards:

Access to ACP's electronic flash cards will be provided at the conclusion of the course.

Electronic Syllabus*

All registrations include access to the electronic version of the course syllabus (e-syllabus), which will be available beginning May 5, 2014.

Important Points Regarding the E-Syllabus:

  • The e-syllabus is a full-color pdf document in excess of 2000 pages. It is not intended for printing. If printed in black and white it will not be readable.
  • You must download the syllabus to your laptop or tablet prior to attending the course, as there will not be internet access in the meeting room.
  • You will need to have software that enables you to take notes on a pdf document. Adobe Reader is a source for free versions of note-taking software.
  • You should make a back-up copy of the e-syllabus. It will only be available online until June 9, 2014.
  • There are a limited number of outlets in the meeting room. Your device should be fully charged before you arrive.

*A print copy of the syllabus can be ordered with your registration for an additional $75.00 (or purchased at the course for $100). If you would like to order a print copy, please check this option on the course page before adding the course to your cart. All print copies will be distributed at the course.

Course Director

Lynell W. Klassen, MD, MACP
Henry J. Lehnhoff Professor and Chairman,
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Faculty

William W. Barrington, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Marvin J. Bittner, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine,
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Creighton University
Adjunct Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Chief of Infectious Diseases, VA Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Rachel A. Bonnema, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine
Olson Center for Women’s Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Michael D. Brown, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Rush University Medical Center
Oak Park, Illinois

Ty B. Carroll, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Apar Kishor P. Ganti, MBBS, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Oncology & Hematology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Tricia L. Hultgren, MD
Dermatology Specialists of Omaha
Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Bryan T. Klassen, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Alissa S. Marr, MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Oncology & Hematology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

J. Scott Neumeister, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Troy J. Plumb, MD, FACP
Interim Chief, Department of Nephrology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Uriel S. Sandkovsky, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Kevin P. Simpson, MD, FACP, FCCP
Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Loyola University Chicago
Stritch School of Medicine
Maywood, Illinois

Chad W. Vokoun, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Rowen K. Zetterman, MD, MACP, MACG
Dean, School of Medicine
Creighton University School of Medicine
Omaha, Nebraska

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Location - Hotel Information

You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations. A sufficient number of rooms have been set aside for course registrants. In the event that the rooms have been sold out, please contact ACP Customer Service at 800-523-1546, ext. 2600 or 215-351-2600 (M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET) for alternative hotels.

Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
1551 Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
Phone: 847-303-4100
Fax: 847-303-4199
Group Rates: single or double room $164

The hotel reduced-rate cutoff date is May 2, 2014

All rates are per room, per day and do not include applicable taxes and gratuities. Reduced rates are available until May 2, 2014 or until the ACP contracted hotel block sells out. Please identify yourself with this course in order to benefit from the block of rooms set aside for course registrants.

Note: If you are flying to this course, please be aware that ground transportation from Midway International Airport is considerably more expensive than from Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

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