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Washington DC Internal Medicine Board Review Course

Date: July 14-18, 2014
Course Code: PG1406
Course Schedule: Download the Course Schedule
Course Syllabus: Download the Syllabus

Register Online

Fee Schedule

  Non-Member ACP Member,
Resident*, Research
Fellow*, Intern*
ACP Resident/Fellow
Before 6/19/14: $1,245 $965 $765
On/after 6/19/14: $1,320 $1,040 $840

* 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 41 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACP Flashcards App

Access to the ACP Flashcards App loaded with 200 IM Board Review flashcards 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 June 30, 2014.

Important Points Regarding the E-Syllabus:

  • The e-syllabus is a full-color pdf document in excess of 1800 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 August 4, 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 Directors

Carmella A. Cole, MD, FACP
Director, Section of General Internal Medicine
Interim Chair Department of Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Sailaja Pindiprolu, MD, FACP
Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Faculty

Federico M. Asch, MD, FACC, FASE
Associate Director, Echocardiography Core Lab
MedStar Health Research Institute at MedStar
Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Georgetown University

Kenneth D. Burman, MD, MACP
Director, Section of Endocrinology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Professor, Department of Medicine
Georgetown University
Professor, Department of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Christopher Collins, MD
Program Director, Section of Rheumatology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University Medical School

Chee Chan, MD
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Respiratory Services
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University

Brian Cuneo, MD, FACP
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Respiratory Services
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Program Director, Primary Care Residency Program
Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center

K. Eric De Jonge, MD, ACP Member
Director, Section of Geriatrics and Long Term Care
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Abbie Mae B. Miller, MD, ACP Member
Section of General Internal Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Lynn J. McKinley-Grant, MD
Department of Dermatology
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Jack Moore, MD, FACP
Director, Section of Nephrology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Samer S. Najjar, MD
Section of Cardiology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Mitesh Patel, MD
Section of Gastroenterology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Maria Elena Ruiz, MD
Section of Infectious Disease
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The George Washington University

Meeta Sharma, MD
Director, Diabetes Team
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Chief, Division of Endocrinology, WHC
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital

Michael J. Sherman, DO, ACP Member
Section of Nephrology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Andrew F. Shorr, MD, MPH, FACP
Associate Director, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Respiratory Services
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
The George Washington University
School of Medicine

Zayd A. Eldadah, MD, PhD, FACC
Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Research
Co-Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Pia Herbolsheimer, MD
Section of Medical Oncology
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University

Sekwon Jang, MD
Section of Medical Oncology
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Grishma Joy, MD
Section of Gastroenterology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Leon L. Lai, MD, ACP Member
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Georgetown University at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Robert Laureno, MD, FACP
Chair, Department of Neurology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Professor of Neurology
Georgetown University

Vera Malkovska, MD, MRCP, FRCPath
Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics
George Washington University
Director of Hematology
Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Shannon Sullivan, MD
Section of Endocrinology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Deborah A. Topol, MD, FACP
Assistant Dean for Medical Education
Georgetown University at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Judith H. Veis, MD, FACP
Associate Director, Section of Nephrology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MACP
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Clinical
Endocrinology & Metabolism
Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Wm. Guy Weigold, MD
Director, Cardiac CT
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Jason A. Wexler, MD, ACP Member
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University
Section of Endocrinology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Jared M. Widell, MD
Director, Stress Echocardiograph Laboratory
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University

Christian J. Woods, MD, FACP
Sections of Infectious Disease and Pulmonary, Critical Care and Respiratory Services
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

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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.

Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202
Telephone: 703-415-5000
Group Rates: Single or double rooms $209

The hotel reduced-rate cutoff date is June 22, 2014
All rates are per room, per day and do not include applicable taxes and gratuities. Reduced rates are available until June 22, 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.

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