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Colorado Chapter Virtual Meeting Hub

February 4 - 6, 2021

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Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

Join your colleagues in internal medicine at the virtual scientific meeting of the Colorado Chapter of the American College of Physicians, being held February 4, 2021 thru February 6, 2021. The meeting is a great way for you to recharge, rewind, and reflect with your peers, chapter leaders, and great speakers. Connect virtually with the Colorado Chapter’s rich source of knowledge content.

Meeting Highlights
  • SEP Pre-Course in Internal Medicine and Hospital Medicine;
  • Resident/Fellow Oral and Poster Presentations;
  • Clinical Pearls: Genetic Testing for the Internist and Pain and Opioids in Primary Care;
  • I Workshops: Dermatology and Genetics Cases;
  • Forest for the Trees Presentations;
  • Special Interest Groups: Advancement to Fellowship and Early Career Physicians Presentation.
Program Committee
  • Dave Downs, MD, FACP
  • Gail Mizner, MD, FACP -Co-Chair
  • Matthew Moles, MD
  • Edward Murphy, MD, FACP
  • Lisa Price, MD, FACP
  • Alwin Steinmann, MD, FACP, Governor
  • Jennifer Stichman, MD – Co-Chair

Agenda

Access the live feeds by clicking the 'Access the Virtual Session' links within the Agenda below.

February 4

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Time Session
12:30 PM

2020 Internal Medicine Update
Larry Feinberg, MD, MACP

This session will not be recorded and requires separate registration

2:45 PM

2020 Hospital Medicine Update
Darlene Tad-y

Samuel Porter, MD

This session will not be recorded and requires separate registration

February 5

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Time Session
8:15 AM Is There More to Health Than Healthcare?
Patricia Gabow, MD
9:15 AM Resident/Felllow Presentations
TBD
9:25 AM Update in Diabetes
Michael McDermott, MD
10:25 AM Forest for the Trees
TBD
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Management of Obesity
Daniel Bessesen, MD
11:45 AM Resident/Fellow Presentations
TBD
11:55 AM Lunch, Business Meeting, Awards, Committee Updates, College Update, Town Hall
Al Steinman, MD, FACP, Governor
1:30 PM Evidence Based Approach to Alcohol Use Disorder
Patrick Fehling, MD
2:30 PM Resident/Fellow Presentations
TBD
2:40 PM Pain and Opioids in Primary Care
Joshua Blum, MD
3:40 PM Forest for the Trees
TBD
3:45 PM Genetic Testing for the Internist
Matthew Taylor, MD
4:45 PM Resident/Fellow Presentations
TBD

February 6

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Time Session
7:00 AM Colorado Early Career Physicians Meeting: Dialyzing the Undocumented: Unpacking the Steps to Successful Policy Change
Lily Cervantes, MD
7:30 AM Advancement to Fellowship
Alwin Steinman, MD, FACP, Governor
Medical Volunteerism:
Rekindling the Passion and Purpose in Our Hectic Lives
Duane Spaulding, MD, FACP
8:15 AM Survey/Opening Remarks
Alwin Steinman, MD, FACP
8:25 AM Women in American Healthcare
Patricia Gabow, MD
9:25 AM Forest for the Trees
TBD
9:30 AM Workshop 1: Genetic Cases
Matthew Taylor, MD
10:30 PM Break
10:45 AM Workshop II: Dermatology
Meg Lemon, MD
11:45 AM Top Ten Articles of 2020
Melver Anderson, III, MD, FACP
12:45 PM Adjourn

Maintenance of Certification

February 4, 2021 | 12:30 & 2:45 PM
ABIM SEP Modules Session for Maintenance of Certification

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SEP Faculty

Larry Feinberg, MD, MACP

Assistant Professor Course Director Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI

Darlene Tad-y, MD

Assistant Professor Course Director Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI

SEP LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  1. Participate in group discussion to determine answers to multiple-choice questions.
  2. Apply updated knowledge of internal medicine to clinical practice.
  3. Understand recent advances in internal medicine.
  4. Complete an ABIM SEP Module toward partial fulfillment of the ABIM’s Maintenance of Certification.
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

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

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE SEP POST-COURSE
  • Internists participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Program
  • General Internists
  • Family Practitioners 
  • Subspecialty Physicians

Chapter Awards

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Resident/Fellow Presentations

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Poster Presentation Name
Shirley Fakedoctor, MD, MSCE, FAAP, FACP
Poster Presentation Name
Shirley Fakedoctor, MD, MSCE, FAAP, FACP

CME & MOC

Release Date: February 6, 2021
Termination Date: February 6, 2022

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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 Other activity (live activity component and enduring material component) for a maximum of 11 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 15 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.

FAQ

Tools & Tips for Attendees

Before attending the chapter's virtual meeting, be sure to read through these tools & tips to make the most our of your experience.

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.

Firefox is considered to be the best web-browser for use with Zoom.  It uses the least amount of CPU.  Please consider installing it for use during the meeting and your presentation.

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.

Engagement Through the CHAT Feature

  • Take note of how the presenter intends to utilize the chat feature as well as the Q&A field. Participate in questions and polls to stay engaged with the session.
  • Questions for the presenters can be submitted through the Q&A function or within the chat. CHAT can also be a great way to engage and connect with other attendees.

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.

For other questions about the virtual meeting, contact Christine Westbrook at 720-301-3184 or cochapteracp@msn.com.

 

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