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Alabama & Mississippi Chapters Scientific Meeting 2022

June 3-5, 2022

Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort
Hoover, Alabama

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Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

After a couple of unprecedented years for internists, the Alabama and Mississippi Chapters are pleased to offer a safe meeting space to learn, recharge, and facilitate face-to-face discussion with your peers, chapter leaders, and guest speakers!

Join your internal medicine colleagues at the next Alabama and Mississippi Chapters scientific meeting June 3-5:

  • Earn CME credits and MOC points and connect with other internists who know your challenges and can help you find solutions.
  • Experience top-notch education from expert faculty, meet new people and connect with old friends, and learn about ways to get involved with our Chapter.
  • This meeting will help you meet your needs as a physician and help you provide the best care for your patients using the latest information.

We look forward to seeing you in Hoover, Alabama!

William Curry, MD, MACP
Governor, Alabama Chapter
Otis Gowdy, Jr., MD, MBA, FACP
Governor, Mississippi Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • SEP Module: Update in Internal Medicine
  • Doctor's Dilemma
  • Well-Being & Professional Fulfillment Session
  • Updates in Primary Care and Internal Medicine
  • Thieves' Market
Program Committee
  • Lewis Aldred MD FACP, Mississippi Chapter
  • William Curry MD MACP, Governor, Alabama Chapter
  • Savannah Duckworth MD FACP, Mississippi Chapter
  • Otis Gowdy Jr MD FACP, Governor, Mississippi Chapter
  • Calvin Thigpen MD, FACP, Mississippi Chapter
  • Alonso Heudebert MD, Alabama Chapter
  • Jessica Lavender MD FACP, Mississippi Chapter
  • Allison Rogers MD FACP, Alabama Chapter
  • Rob Smola MD, FACP, Alabama Chapter

16 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: June 5, 2022
Termination Date: June 5, 2023

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

The ACP designates this live activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The Alabama/Mississippi Chapters Scientific Meeting for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

The SEP modules post-courses, for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Agenda

Thursday, June 2

Time Session
TBD Chapter Council Meetings

Friday, June 3

Time Session
7:00 AM Registration and Breakfast with Sponsors
7:45 AM Welcome
8:00 AM Update in Hospital Medicine
Erin Townsley, MD FACP
9:00 AM Rheumatology Pearls for the Internist
Robert McLean, MD MACP
ACP President Emeritus
10:00 AM Break with Sponsors, Student Poster Sessions, ECP Poster Session
11:00 AM Resident Oral Presentations
Noon Alabama and Mississippi Laureate Awards Luncheon
1:30 PM Thieves' Market
Ryan Kraemer, MD FACP
2:30 PM COVID-19 Aftermath: Lessons Learned & Where We Go From Here
Michael Burk, MD
3:30 PM Doctor's Dilemma - Round One
5:00 PM Adjourn
5:30 PM Reception on the Patio

Saturday, June 4

Time Session
7:00 AM Registration and Breakfast with Sponsors
8:00 AM Things We Do for No Reason
Winter Williams, MD FACP
9:00 AM Radiology for the Internist
Brandon Weatherly, MD
10:00 AM Break with Sponsors, Resident and Fellow Poster Sessions
11:00 State of the Chapters
William Curry, MD MACP - Alabama Chapter, Governor
Otis Gowdy, MD FACP - Mississippi Chapter, Governor
11:30 AM Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine
Jacqueline Fincher, MD MACP
ACP President Emeritus
12:30 PM Town Hall Luncheon
1:30 PM Update in Primary Care
William Brown, MD
2:30 PM Pediatric to Adult Medicine Transitions
Carlie Stein, MD
3:30 PM Doctor's Dilemma - Round Two
5:00 PM Adjourn

Sunday, June 5

Time Session
8:00 AM Well-Being and Professional Fulfillment
Allison Rogers, MD FACP
10:30 AM SEP Module: Update in Internal Medicine
Jasmine Kency Phillips, MD

Alabama and Mississippi Chapters Registration

Categories Registration By May 20 Registration After May 20
ACP Member $300 $400
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0 $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0 $0
Nonmember Physician $375 $425
Nonmember Resident* $0 $0
Nonmember Medical Student* $0 $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional* $150 $200
Guest Reception $50 $50

Members whose dues were not paid for the current fiscal year will receive the nonmember registration rate. Questions? If you have trouble registering online, please contact Member and Product Support at 800-ACP-1915 or direct at 215-351-2600 (M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET).

*Nonmember Residents, Medical Students, and Allied Health Professionals cannot register online and must register by contacting Customer Service at 800-523-1546, ext. 2600 in order to get the correct registration rate.

FAQs

Find answers to commonly asked questions here.

Registration Information

Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, all scientific sessions and materials, and CME documentation.

Members whose dues were not paid for the current fiscal year will receive the nonmember registration rate. Questions? If you have trouble registering online, please contact Member and Product Support at 800-ACP-1915 or direct at 215-351-2600 (M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET).

*Nonmember Residents, Medical Students, and Allied Health Professionals cannot register online and must register by contacting Customer Service at 800-523-1546, ext. 2600 in order to get the correct registration rate

Members whose dues were not paid for the current fiscal year will receive the nonmember registration rate.

Meeting Handouts

There will be no meeting handouts.

Can I follow along on social media?

Yes, follow/like the Alabama Chapter through the meeting on social media! Twitter and Facebook. Use the hashtags #IMProud #ALMSACP22.

Cancellations and Refunds

Notice of cancellation must be made in writing (fax, mail, or e-mail). Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone. Cancellations made after May 20, 2022 will result in a processing fee of $50.
Individuals who fail to attend the course (no-shows) will not be entitled to any refund.

I cannot access my account

If you have any difficulty accessing your ACP account, you can reset your username and password. You can do so by clicking on the MyACP link at the top of the ACP web site. If you require additional assistance, please contact us (M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET) via web chat or call 800-ACP-1915 or 215-351-2600 or via e-mail at help@acponline.org

I do not have an ACPonline account

Nonmembers are advised to use their e-mail address as their username when creating a password. If you require additional assistance, please contact us (M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET) via web chat or call 800-ACP-1915 or 215-351-2600 or via e-mail at help@acponline.org

Hotel Accommodations

Renaissance Ross Bridge Resort
4000 Grand Ave
Birmingham, AL 35226

Room Rate: $209.00
Rate Deadline: May 9, 2022 - 12:00am

The rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make your reservation early.

Book your group rate for AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, AL & MS CHAPTER

Participant Photography

As a participant in the chapter meeting, your photograph may to taken as a focus or background subject, to be used in chapter communications. If you would not like your photo taken, please inform chapter staff.

ACP Chapters Meeting Code of Conduct

ACP is a community that values collegiality, respect for patents and each other, and medicine’s standards of ethics and professionalism. ACP members are guided by the content and spirit of the ACP Pledge and by their commitment to the ethics of medicine, including those in the ACP Ethics Manual. “Physicians’ conduct as professionals and as individuals should merit the respect of the community.”

ACP expects members, staff, and others who participate in events and activities involving ACP to treat others as you would like to be treated – with courtesy, respect for differences, and in ways that appropriately represent the profession of internal medicine. As set forth in ACP’s An-Harassment Policy, ACP does not tolerate any form of harassment, including intimidation, hostility, or other unwelcome and offensive communication or treatment.

If you experience or observe harassing, inappropriate or otherwise unprofessional behavior, or you have concerns about how you have been treated by an ACP member or staff or anyone else at an ACP meeting or event, you may report the incident to Chapter Staff.

The chapter reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate; including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and the chapter reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.

If you have questions about the chapter, the meeting program, or have a disability or any special dietary needs, please contact Christi Long at 334-954-2575 or alamedgroups@gmail.com.

 

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