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California Chapters Meeting Hub

Saturday, October 29, 2022

SEP Pre-Course Modules are held on Friday, October 28

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Moving Forward Together: New Tools and New Directions

Join ACP's California Chapter at our upcoming comprehensive virtual scientific meeting, October 29, 2022. Refresh your knowledge, earn CME/MOC, and connect with your chapter colleagues in a new, convenient virtual platform.

Learn, Connect, and Engage from Your Own Space

  • Attend exclusive live, interactive learning sessions with your Chapter colleagues from the comfort and safety of your home or office.
  • Engage with other attendees to discuss topics important to you and your community, both professionally and socially.
  • Receive top-notch education from expert faculty, connect with one another, and learn new 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 knowledge.
Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM
ACP Governor, California Northern
Michael E. Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP, FRCP (London)
ACP Governor, California Southern Region 1
Daniel I. Kim, MD, MBA, FACP
ACP Governor, California Southern Region 2
Tammy L. Lin, MD, MPH, FACP
ACP Governor, California Southern Region 3

Meeting Highlights
  • Two SEP Modules
  • Updates in General Internal Medicine and Hospital Medicine
  • Advances in Psychiatry, Infectious Diseases, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Health Equity and Inclusion
  • Inaugural Faith T. Fitzgerald Lecture
Program Committee
  • Gus Chavez
  • Emily Chong
  • Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM, Chair
  • Daniel I. Kim, MD, MBA, FACP, Chair
  • Michael Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP, Chair
  • Tammy Lin, MD, MPH, FACP, Chair
  • Carmelina Raffetto
  • Teresa Roth
  • Special thanks to Julie Lake, Morgan Torres, and Debra Kuhl


Access the live feeds by clicking the 'Access the Virtual Meeting' buttons within the Agenda below.

SEP Pre-Course Modules - October 28

Time Session
1:00-3:30 PM SEP: Update in Internal Medicine
Moderator: Raminder Gill, MD, FACP
Voltaire R. Sinigayan, MD, FACP
Rashimi Manjunath, MD
Maha Sami, MD
3:30-5:30 PM SEP: Update in Hospital Medicine
Moderator: Raminder Gill, MD, FACP
Shaheen T. Najafi, MD, FACP
Eric Signoff, MD, FACP
Theresa Duong, MD

Saturday, October 29

Time Session
8:30-8:45 AM Welcome and Overview from California ACP Governors
Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM
Governor, California Northern
Michael Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP
Governor, California Southern Region 1
Daniel Kim, MD, MBA, FACP
Governor, California Southern Region 2
Tammy Lin, MD, MPH, FACP
Governor, California Southern Region 3
8:45-9:45 AM General Internal Medicine Update
Joel Diamant, MD, FACP
9:45-10:45 AM Hospital Medicine Update
Rachel Brook, MD
Michael Ayoub, MD
10:45-11:00 AM Break
11:00-11:45 AM Faith Fitzgerald Memorial Lecture
Phyllis Guze, MD, MACP
11:45-Noon ACP California Services Update
Raminder Gill, MD, FACP
President, California ACP Services
Noon-12:30 PM Lunch and Awards
12:30-1:15 PM Health Equity
Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, FRCP, FIDSA, FAMWA
Kermit Jones, MD, JD
1:15-2:00 PM Management of Long Covid
Aarti Mittal, DO
2:00-2:15 PM Break
2:15-3:00 PM Innovations in Psychiatry: Treatment-Resistant Depression and Anxiety
Manish Sheth, MD, PhD
Shashita Inamdar, MD, PHD, DABPN, DABCAP
3:00-3:45 PM Innovations in Phage Therapy
Robert Schooley, MD
3:45-3:50 PM Break
3:50-4:35 PM AI and Machine Learning in Medicine - Why, What and How?
Jonathan Chen, MD, PhD
4:35-4:55 PM Invited Closing Speaker on "Curiosity"
Eric Topol, MD, FACP
4:55-5:00 PM Wrap Up
Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM
Governor, California Northern
Michael Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP
Governor, California Southern Region 1
Daniel Kim, MD, MBA, FACP
Governor, California Southern Region 2
Tammy Lin, MD, MPH, FACP
Governor, California Southern Region 3


Release Date: October 29, 2022
Termination Date: October 29, 2022

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

In order to claim CME you must complete a meeting survey. This link will direct you to the survey and then the CME claim form. CME cannot be claimed until the last session of the meeting has been held.

The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10.5 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credit claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Equipment and Materials

Create a Zoom Account!

Our meeting will be conducted on the Zoom platform and all registered attendees will be have links to the Zoom meeting through this page. If you do not have a Zoom account, we recommend you sign up for one before the meeting. Sign up is free. Click here to sign up.

Test Your Equipment in Advance

  • Please test and check your system at least 15 minutes prior to meeting. This includes your network connection, device battery life, and speakers.
  • We recommend you use a computer or a tablet for the best experience. The system is not responsive on a cell phone.

Control Your Environment as Best You Can

  • Mute other devices that might interfere with your computer audio.
  • Create a learning-conducive environment, eliminating as many distractions as possible. Close out of other tabs and mute notifications, if possible.
  • Prepare your space with anything you may need during the virtual program (appropriate chargers, note-taking materials, water, etc.).

Troubleshooting Technical Difficulties

  • Some networks cause slides to advance more slowly than others. If your slides are behind or you are having audio issues, please try to refresh the page.

Can I follow along on social media?

Yes, follow/like the CANO/CAS1/CAS2/CAS3 Chapter through the meeting on social media! Use the hashtags #IMProud #ForwardTogether #CalACP.

  • Twitter: @ACP_SoCal, @SoCalACP1
  • Instagram: @socalacp1, @acpsocalregion2, @acpsocalregion3

Participant Photography

As a participant in the chapter meeting, your photograph may be 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 Chapter's Virtual 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.

For other questions about the chapter meeting, contact Carmelina Raffetto or Teresa Roth.


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