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ACP Maintenance of Certification Exam Preparation Course - Washington, DC

Date: March 13-15, 2014
Course Code: PG1402
Course Schedule: Download the Course Schedule
Course Syllabus: Download the Syllabus

Register Online

Fee Schedule

  Non-Member ACP Member,
Resident*, Research
Fellow*, Intern*
ACP Associate
Before 2/18/14: $845 $685 $525
On/after 2/18/14: $920 $760 $600

* Verification letter required.

Course Information

Learning Objectives:
  • Increase and refresh knowledge of core topics in internal medicine and the subspecialties through discussion of common and not-so-common clinical problems.
  • Become adept working through difficult test questions logically and successfully.
  • Implement changes in clinical practice in accordance with recent advances and clinical guidelines.
Target Audience:

Physicians preparing for the ABIM Maintenance of Certification examination, general internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and internal medicine trainees.

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

Electronic Syllabus*

All registrations include access to the electronic version of the course syllabus (e-syllabus), which will be available beginning February 28, 2014.

Important Points Regarding the E-Syllabus:

  • The e-syllabus is a full-color pdf document in excess of 1100 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 March 31, 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

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

Course Co-Director
Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MPH, MACP
Professor of Medicine, Georgetown
University School of Medicine Professor of Medicine, Anatomy,
Physiology, & GeneticsUniformed Services University of the Health
SciencesEditor-in-Chief, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &
MetabolismDepartment of Medicine MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Washington Hospital Center 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
Washington, DC

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

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

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

Pia M. Herbolsheimer, MD, MPH
Section of Medical Oncology
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Grishma Joy, MD
Section of Gastroenterology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

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

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

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

Abbie Miller, MD, ACP Member
Section of General Internal Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

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

Arrel Olano, MD, FACP
Section of General Internal Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Mitesh Patel, MD
Section of Gastroenterology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Gaby Weissman MD, FACC
Section of Cardiology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Cardiology) and Radiology
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Christian Woods, MD, FCCP, ACP Member
Sections of Infectious Disease and Pulmonary, Critical Care and Respiratory Services
Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency Program
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Glenn Wortmann, MD, FIDSA, FACP
Section Director of Infectious Disease
Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Professor of Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emerging/Infectious Diseases (Secondary)
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD

Hotel and Travel 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.

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
Telephone: 301-965-4000
Group Rates: Single or double rooms $244

The hotel reduced-rate cutoff date is February 20, 2014
All rates are per room, per day and do not include applicable taxes and gratuities. Reduced rates are available until February 20, 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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