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Delaware Chapter 2022 Virtual Meeting Hub

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


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

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 RUC
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


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.

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 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.


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


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