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California Northern Chapter Virtual Meeting Hub

February 5, 2022

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Changing the Face of Medicine: From COVID to Nutrition to DEI: How to Make the Most of a Lifetime of Learning

Join ACP's California Northern Chapter at our upcoming comprehensive virtual scientific meeting, February 5, 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
Governor, California Northern Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Leading for Change, Advancing Equity in Healthcare
  • Efficacy of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Diabetic and Non-diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Culinary Medicine
  • Stump the Professor
  • Keeping the Passion in Medicine Alive in Mid-Later Career
  • Immunotherapy in Oncology
  • Update in Internal Medicine Panel
  • Chapter Awards
Program Committee
  • Chwen-Yuen "Angie" Chen, MD, FACP
  • Raminder S. Gill, MD, FACP
  • Carmelina Raffetto, Executive Director
  • Neeladri Misra, MD FACP


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

February 5

Time Session
7:45 AM Introduction
Chwen-Yuen "Angie" Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM, Governor
Raminder S. Gill, MD, FACP, Program Committee Chair
8:00 AM Keynote: Leading for Change, Advancing Equity in Healthcare
Benjamin Danielson, MD
9:00 AM Efficacy of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Kidney Disease: The Gifts that Keep on Giving
Nasim Weigley, MD
10:00 AM Break/What It Means to Be an ACP Early Career Member
Tiffany I. Leung, MD, MPH, FACP
10:15 AM Stump the Professor
Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD
Jamie Metcalfe, MD
11:15 AM Culinary Medicine
Linda W. Shiue, MD
12:15 PM Lunch: Awards, Advocacy, Announcements
Chwen-Yuen "Angie" Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM, Governor
Raminder S. Gill, MD, FACP, Program Committee Chair
1:00 PM How to Include the Patient in Patient-Centered Care at the Federal Level
Kermit Jones, MD, FACP
2:00 PM Landscape of Immunotherapy in Oncology
Rashmi Verma, MD, FACP
3:00 PM Break/What It Means to be an ACP Resident/Fellow Member
Pooja Jaeel, MD
3:15 PM Keeping the Passion in Medicine Alive in Your Mid-Later Career
Nidhi Rohtagi, MD, MS, SFHM
4:15 PM Update in Internal Medicine – Panel 1
Sharon W. Hung, MD
Maria G. Juarez-Reyes, MD
Kevin Kai Chi Chang, MD
5:15 PM Update in Internal Medicine – Panel 2
Amy R. Filsoof, MD
Justin Lotfi, MD
Jo-Anne Suffoletto, MD, Msc
6:15 PM What It Means to be a Medical Student Member
Emily Siegel
6:30 PM Closing Comments
Chwen-Yuen "Angie" Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM, Governor
Raminder S. Gill, MD, FACP, Program Committee Chair


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

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 ACP designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 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.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8 medical knowledge MOC point 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.


Find answers to your questions below. 

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.

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.

If you have questions about the chapter, the meeting program, or have a disability or any special dietary needs, please contact Carmelina Raffetto at 916-358-0772 or

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