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Hawaii Chapter 2022 Virtual Scientific Meeting

Saturday, February 26, 2022

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Changes in Life - “Ho'ololi i ka wā”

Join ACP's Hawaii Chapter at our upcoming comprehensive virtual scientific meeting, February 26, 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.
Samuel J. Evans, MD, MS, FACP, FCCP
Governor, Hawaii Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Updates on COVID-19
  • Diversity/Advocacy
  • Post-Acute and Long Term COVID
  • Transition in Gender:  Female/Male and Male/Female
  • Medical Student/Resident Abstract Competition
Program Committee


  • Kuo-Chiang Lian, MD
  • Serene Del Mundo, MD


  • Michael Abdo, MD
  • Mary Ann Antonelli, MD, FACP
  • S. Kalani Brady, MD, MACP
  • Joel Brown, MD, FACP
  • Matthew Byrne, MD
  • Lisa Camara, MD, FACP
  • Serene Del Mundo, MD
  • James Epure, MD, FACP
  • Yue Fang, MD
  • Alvin Furuike, MD, FACP
  • Donald Helman, MD, FACP
  • Win Kanitsoraphan, MD
  • Jennifer Katada, MD
  • Stephen Kemble, MD, FACP
  • Diana Kim, MD
  • Dane Kurohara, MD
  • Kuo Lian, MD, FACP
  • Janet Onopa, MD, FACP
  • Abby Pandula, MD
  • Jason Sapp, MD, FACP
  • Florian Sattlemachier, MD
  • Jarren Takaki, MS3
  • Elizabeth Tam, MD, FACP – Deceased October 8, 2021
  • Malu Tang, MS3
  • Eric Wein, MD
  • Philip Verhoef, MD, FACP
  • James Yess, MD, FACP

5.50 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: February 26, 2022
Termination Date: February 26, 2022

View Disclosure Information (PDF LINK)

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 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 5.50 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.


Saturday, February 26

PDF Agenda

Time Session
7:50 AM Governor's Welcome
Samuel J. Evans, MD FACP
Program Co-Chairs
Kuo-Chiang Lian, MD, FACP
Serena Del Mundo, MD
8:00 - 8:45 AM Session #1: Transition in Care to Geriatrics
Brita Aramaka, MD
Monica Cheung-Katz, MD
Marina Hitosugi-Levesque, MD
Jennifer Nakamatsu, MD
Cody Takenaka, MD
8:45 AM Podium Presentation: Genetic Profile of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Using Liquid Biopsy
Edward Nguyen, BA
9:00 AM Podium Presentation: Pretreatment monocyte-lymphocyte ratio predicts overall survival in patients with advanced biliary tract cancer
Horyun Choi, MD
9:15 - 10:00 AM Session #2: Post-Acute/Long-Term COVID
Dominic Chow, MD
Fritzie Igno, MD, FACP
10:00 - 10:15 AM Break/Poster Viewing Online
10:15 AM Podium Presentation: Screening for Cognitive Impairment in the Emergency Department
Chloe Asato, BA
10:30 AM Podium Presentation: Healthcare Costs and Utilization Associated with Delirium among Medicare Beneficiaries in a Nationally Representative Cohort
Katyi Luu, BS
10:45 - 11:15 AM Session #3: ChinaTown Wound Team
Ajay Bhatt, MD
Craig Nakatsuka, MD
11:15 - 11:45 AM Session #4: Transition in Gender: Male/Female and Female/Male
Scott A. Denny, MSPA, PA-C
11:45 - 12:30 PM Session #5: Dr. Irwin Schatz, MD MACP Lectureship: Transition in Climate
Elizabeth Kiefer, MD
12:30 - 1:15 PM Business Meeting/Lunch/Poster Viewing Onlnie
1:15 PM Podium Presentation: Tea is the Key! Green Tea Consumption and All-Cause Mortality Over Five Decades in Japanese-American Men: The Kuakini Honolulu
Angelo Lo, MD
1:30 PM Podium Presentation: Self-Reported Health and Risk of Ten-Year Incident Disability: The Kuakini Honolulu Heart Program
Susan Christensen, MD
1:45 - 2:15 PM Session #6: Transition from Pediatrics to IM
Nadine Tenn-Salle, MD
2:15 - 2:30 PM Break/Poster Viewing Online
2:30 PM Podium Presentation: PDGFRα as an Inflammatory Mediator in the Process of Cardiac Fibrosis
Anson Lee, BA
2:45 PM Podium Presentation: Aspirin use and hepatic fibrosis in NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) patients in Hawai‘i
Eric Wien, MD
3:00 - 3:45 PM Diversity Advocacy
Elisa Choi, MD, FACP
3:45 - 4:15 PM Break/Poster Viewing Online
4:15 - 4:45 PM Abstract Winners/Awards Presentation/Networking
5:00 PM Doctor's Dilemma
Michael Abdo, MD
Matthew Byrne, MD
Yue Fang, MD
Win Kanitsoraphan, MD
Diane Kim, MD
Dane Kurohara, MD
Eric Wien, MD

Hawaii Chapter Registration

Categories Registration
ACP Member $150
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
Nonmember Physician $175
Nonmember Resident* $0
Nonmember Medical Student* $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional* $175

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.


Find answers to commonly asked questions here.

Registration Information

Registration is available until 02/23/2022. 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 to 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, the meeting program, or have a disability or any special dietary needs, please contact Helen Victor at 808-223-9433; or


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