Florida Chapter 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting

Friday, October 27 - Sunday, October 29, 2023
Grandy Hyatt Tampa Bay | Tampa, FL

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Florida Chapter 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting

Internal Medicine: Forging Forward Beyond the New Normal

The FL Chapter is pleased to offer a safe meeting space to learn, recharge, and facilitate face-to-face discussion with your peers, chapter leaders, and guest speakers!

Join your internal medicine colleagues at the next FL Chapter scientific meeting October 27 - 29, 2023:

  • Earn CME credits and MOC points and connect with other internists who know your challenges and can help you find solutions.
  • Experience top-notch education from expert faculty, meet new people and connect with old friends, and learn about 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 information.

We look forward to seeing you at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, in Tampa FL!

George D. Everett, MD, MACP
ACP Governor - Florida Chapter, Head of (c)(6)
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM
ACP Governor - Florida Chapter, Head of (c)(3)

Meeting Highlights
  • Doctor's Dilemma
  • Internal Medicine Pearls
  • Hospitalist Update
  • Pharmacogenomics for the Internist
  • Physician Well-Being
  • Updates in Cancer Therapeutics, Cardiology, Dermatology, Obesity Manangement, Rheumatology, and Women's Health
  • FL Controlled Substance Prescribing 
  • Prevention of Medical Errors
Program Committee
  • Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM
  • Matthew T. Calestino, MD, FACP
  • Elisa Sottile, MD, FACP
  • Nkemdilim Uzo, MD
  • J. Raul Valery, MD, FACP

21.5 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: October 29, 2023
Termination Date: October 29, 2024

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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.

The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 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 21.5 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.

Agenda

Friday, October 27

Time Session
7:15-8:10 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:10-8:15 AM Welcome
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM
George D. Everett, MD, MACP
Jose R. Valery, MD, FACP
8:15-9:15 AM Common Neoplasms in Dermatology: from Benign to Malignant
Catherine A. Degesys, MD
9:15-10:15 AM Introduction to Pharmacogenomics for the Internist
Razvan Chirila, MD, FACP
10:15-10:45 AM Networking Break with Exhibitors
10:45-11:45 AM Internal Medicine Pearls
Naresh Pathak, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
11:45 AM-12:45 PM Governors Luncheon: 2023 Florida Legislative and Regulatory Report
Christopher L. Nuland, Esq.
12:45-1:00 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors
1:00-2:00 PM The Impact of COVID-19 on Physician Mental Health and Well-Being
Almari Ginory, DO, DFAPA
2:00-3:00 PM Update in Hospital Medicine
Nila S. Radhakrishnan, MD, SFHM
3:00-4:00 PM Updates on New Cancer Therapeutics: Outcomes and Toxicity
Adam M. Kase, MD
4:00-4:15 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors
4:15-5:15 PM Women's Health: Updates in Menopause Management
Mary Ann S. Hedges, MD
5:15 PM Adjourn

Saturday, October 28

Time Session
7:25-7:30 AM Scientific Session Opening Remarks
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM
Elisa Sottile, MD, FACP
7:30-8:30 AM Updates and Advances in Cardiology: What the Internist Needs to Know
Gladys P. Velarde, MD, FACC, FAHA
8:30-9:30 AM Tomorrow's Hospital room is in Your Patient's Bedroom: Advanced Care at Home
Michael J. Maniaci, MD, FACP
9:30-10:00 AM Networking Break with Exhibitors
10:00-11:00 AM The Advances in the Field of Rheumatology
Gurjit S. Kaeley, MD
11:00 AM-Noon Social Media Guidelines, Pitfalls and Legalities for the Internal Medicine Practice
Natalia Solenkova, MD, PhD, FACP
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM
Christopher L. Nuland, Esq.
Noon-12:30 PM Annual Business Meeting and Town Hall
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM
George D. Everett, MD, MACP
Jason Goldman, MD, FACP
12:30-1:30 PM Humanism in Medicine Luncheon Lecture: Who Am I? The Doctor in Indentity Crisis
Naresh Pathak, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
1:30-2:30 PM Obesity Management and Challenges
Ghania Masri, MD
2:30-3:30 PM The Physician Well-Beling Landscape: How do We Change The View
Adam Perlman, MD, MPH, FACP
3:30-3:45 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors
3:45-5:45 PM FL Controlled Substance Prescribing (2.0 Hour State Mandated Session - CME provided by FMA)
Jason Goldman, MD, FACP
5:45-6:15 PM Adjourn, Judges Meeting
6:15-7:45 PM Formal Residents & Medical Students Finalist & Early Career Physicians Poster Competitions
7:45-9:00 PM Governor's Award Reception
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM
George D. Everett, MD, MACP

Sunday, October 29

Time Session
7:15-8:25 AM Breakfast Breakouts: Women in Medicine & Advancement to Fellowship
8:25-8:30 AM Scientific Session Opening Remarks
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM
8:30-10:30 AM Prevention of Medical Errors (2.0 Hour State Mandated Session)
Christopher L. Nuland, Esq.
10:30-11:30 AM Buprenorphine Prescribing Tips for the Internal Medicine Practice
Joshua D. Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM
11:30-11:45 AM Networking Break with Exhibitors
11:45-1:15 PM Doctor's Dilemma- Final Competition
Joshua D. Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM
1:15-1:20 PM Announcements and Adjournment
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM

Florida Chapter Registration

Categories By 9/29 By 10/13 After 10/13
ACP Member $169 $179 $189
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $75 $75 $95
ACP Medical Student Member $25 $25 $45
ACP Affiliate Member $169 $179 $189
Nonmember Physician $254 $264 $274
Nonmember Resident $95 $95 $115
Nonmember Medical Student $35 $35 $55
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $254 $264 $274

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).

FAQ

Registration Information

Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, all scientific sessions and materials, and CME documentation.

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

Meeting Handouts

There will be no meeting handouts.

Can I follow along on social media?

Yes, follow/like the FL Chapter through the meeting on social media! Use the hashtag #IMProud.

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 help@acponline.org

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 help@acponline.org

Hotel Accommodations

We have reserved a block of rooms at the following rates until October 5, 2023. When making your reservation, be sure to mention that you will be attending the ACP FL Chapter meeting. The rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make your reservation as early as possible by calling the hotel directly at 8138741234 or registering online.

Single/Double: $179.00
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607

MyACP Account

If you have any difficulty accessing your MyACP 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. 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 help@acponline.org

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 patients 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 Anti-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 acpevents@acponline.org or call 215 351-7750.

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 Dawn Moerings at (904) 355-0800 or dmoerings@floridachapteracp.org.

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