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Delaware Chapter 2022 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting

Saturday, February 5, 2022
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

Join ACP's Delaware Chapter at our upcoming comprehensive virtual scientific meeting, Saturday, 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.
Daniel J. Elliott, MD FACP
Governor, Delaware Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Environmental Injustice/Social Determinants of Health
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind Session
  • Virtual Poster Session
  • Changes in Payment Structures
  • Resident/Student Oral Abstracts
  • Chapter Awards
Program Committee
  • Melissa Morgan-Gouveia MD FACP
  • Bhavin Dave, MD Member
  • Matt Burday, DO FACP
  • Joe Deutsch, MD, Member
  • Justin Eldridge, MD FACP
  • Selvam Mascarenhas, MD FACP
  • John O'Neill, DO MACP
  • Gretchen Rickards, MD FACP
  • Tabassum Salam, MD FACP
  • Maritza Harper, MD, Member
  • Karla Testa, MD FACP
  • Mary Blumenfeld, Medical Student, Member
  • Sarah Coughlan, Medical Student, Member
  • Daniel Elliott, MD FACP
  • Christine Gallati, MD, Member
  • Sandi Selzer, MSHQ, non-member
  • Theresa Barrett, PhD, non-member

3.25 CME/MOC Available

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

Disclosure 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 3.25 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 3.25 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.


February 5, 2022

Time Session
8:00 - 8:10 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
Melissa Morgan-Gouveia, MD FACP
Daniel Elliott, MD FACP
8:10 - 8:40 AM Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
Stuart Prenner, MD
8:40 - 9:10 AM Environmental Injustice and Social Determinants of Health
David Chen, MD MPH
9:10 - 10:10 AM Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind Session
Oncology: Rishi Sawhney, MD
Endocrine: Amy Wachter, MD
ID: Ramesh Vemulapalli, MD
10:10 - 10:40 AM Virtual Poster Session
10:40 - 11:25 AM Why are Physicians Paid What They are Paid? A View from the RUCs
William Fox, MD FACP
11:25 - 11:35 AM ACP Update
William Fox, MD FACP
11:35 - 12:05 PM Literature Update
Katie Drago, MD
12:05 - 12:40 PM

Resident/Student Oral Abstracts Winners of Abstract Competition

The Copycat Disease: A Case of Lupus Podocytopathy
Rina Joshi, DO

Neuroretinitis associated with Cat Scratch Disease
Nichol Kushner

12:40 - 12:55 PM Chapter Awards
Matthew Burday, DO FACP
12:55 - 1:00 PM Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Melissa Morgan-Gouveia, MD FACP

Delaware Chapter Registration

Categories Registration
ACP Member $40
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
Nonmember Physician $50
Nonmember Resident* $0
Nonmember Medical Student* $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional* $50
Guest $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.

If paying by check, please make your check payable to ACP Delaware Chapter and mail to: 224 W. State Street Trenton, NJ 08608.


Find answers to commonly asked questions here.

Registration Information

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

Where can I find meeting handouts?

To help us go "green" we are making our presentations available online only on the Chapter Web site prior to the meeting.

How do I access the virtual meeting?

Sessions are accessible through the Virtual Meeting Hub and on your chapter website. Click the “join virtual session” links in the agenda. If you have just purchased the meeting and get an access denied message, please log-out of your ACPonline account and log back in. This will refresh the purchases on your account. 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

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

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

Will this meeting be recorded?

The meeting will be recorded and available for playback for one year.

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 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 or the meeting program please contact Kat Cavallo by telephone at 609-362-6513 or e-mail to


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