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Hawaii Chapter Virtual Meeting Hub

Saturday, February 20, 2021

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Progress Through the Pandemic: “Imua i ka Ma'i Nui”

Join your colleagues in internal medicine at the virtual scientific meeting of the Hawaii Chapter of the American College of Physicians, being held Saturday, February 20, 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 Hawaii Chapter’s rich source of knowledge content.

Meeting Highlights
  • Medicine in the era of COVID-19
  • Breakout sessions physician networking
  • Medical Student/Resident Abstract Competition
Program Committee
  • Camara, Lisa - Governor
  • Anegawa, Linda
  • Antonelli, Mary Ann
  • Brady, Kalani
  • Brown, Joel
  • Epure, James
  • Evans, Samuel
  • Furuike, Alvin
  • Hamahata, Natsumi
  • Helman, Donald
  • Katada, Jennifer
  • Kemble, Stephen
  • Lachar, Jatinder
  • Lian, Kuo
  • Miles, Daniel
  • Nakasone, Ryon
  • Oba, Hisami
  • Onopa, Janet
  • Sapp, Jason
  • Sattelmacher, Florian
  • Tam, Elizabeth
  • Ueoka, Miki
  • Verhoff, Phillip
  • Yess, James


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


Access the Virtual Meeting

Time Session
7:50 AM Governor's Welcome
Lisa A. Camara, MD
8:00 AM The New York COVID-19 Pandemic Experience
Maria Carney, MD, FACP
Alex C. Spyropoulous, MD, FACP, FCCP, FRCPC
9:00 AM Podium Presentation 1
9:15 AM Podium Presentation 2
9:30 AM Panel Discussion: Clinical Pandemic Response to COVID-19
Aimee Grace, MD
James Ireland, MD
Scott Miscovich, MD
10:15 AM Break / Poster Judging
10:45 AM Podium Presentation 3
11:00 AM Podium Presentation 4
11:15 AM COVID-19 Pandemic Response
Sarah Kemble, MD
Noon Dr. Irwin Schatz, MACP Lectureship – COVID-19 State of Hawaii Update
Joshua Green, MD – Lieutenant Governor, State of Hawaii
1:30 PM Podium Presentation 5
1:45 PM Podium Presentation 6
2:00 PM Research Update on Therapies for COVID-19
Stephanie Guo, MD
2:45 PM Break / Poster Judging
3:15 PM Podium Presentation 7
3:30 PM Podium Presentation 8
3:45 PM The Hawaii COVID-19 Testing Journey
Andrew Chris Whelan, PhD
Amy M. Woron, PhD
4:30 PM Awards
5:00 PM Doctors Dilemma
Chief Medical Residents
TAMC – 2


Release Date: February 20, 2021
Termination Date: February 20, 2022

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 (#) 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 (point amount) 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.


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.

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 Helen Victor at 808-223-9433 or .


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