Illinois Chapter Virtual Meeting Hub

Friday, October 7, 2022
Memorial Learning Center


Illinois Chapter Virtual Meeting Hub

Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

Live events are changing, and American College of Physicians is helping lead the way with the ability to learn, network, and engage like never before!

  • Presented both live and virtually October 7, 2022, ACP's ILN/ILS Chapter is pleased to offer a safe meeting space to earn CME/MOC, recharge, and engage with one another. Sessions will be held live at the Memorial Learning Center, Springfield IL as well as through exclusive virtual keynote and education sessions.
  • Learn, Connect, and Engage in Person or from Home or Office Attend or tune in to exclusive live, interactive sessions with your local Chapter colleagues. Regardless of location, you can engage with each other to discuss topics important to you and your community, both professionally and socially.
  • These flexible options provide access to top-notch education, help you connect with each other, and learn about ways to get involved with your 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.
Vidya Sundareshan, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA
Governor, Illinois Downstate
Anne Furey Schultz, MD, FACP
Governor, Illinois Northern

Meeting Highlights
  • Update in Clinical Ethics and Palliative Care
  • One Health & Connecting Planetary Health to Human Health
  • ACP Policy Papers: Update
  • Lightning Talks; Medical Care for LGBTQI Patients Panel
  • Updates in Internal Medicine
Program Committee
  • Sharjeel Ahmad, MD, FACP
  • Michael Alebich, DO, FACP
  • James Graumlich, MD, FACP
  • Jacqueline Ivey-Brown, MD, FACP
  • Holly Rozencranz, MD, FACP
  • Anne Schultz, MD, FACP
  • Vidya Sundareshan, MD, FACP


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

Time Session
8:30-8:45 AM Welcome Announcements
8:45-9:45 AM Update in Ethics and Palliative Care
Andrew J. Varney, MD, MACP
Jacob A. Varney, MD
9:45-10:00 AM Break
10:00-11:00 AM One Health & Connecting Planetary Health to Human Health
Japhia H. Jayasingh-Ramkumar, MBBS, FACP
11:00-11:15 AM Break
11:15-Noon ACP Policy Papers: Update
Janet A. Jokela, MD, MACP
Noon-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-1:30 PM Lightning Talks: Medical Care for LGBTQI Patients Panel
Jacqueline R. Ivey-Brown, MD, FACP
Rosanne Vasiloff, MD
Careyana Brenham, MD
Tabatha F. Wells, MD, FACP
1:30-1:45 PM Break
1:45-2:45 PM Best of IM 2022
Schuyler Stone, MD
Peter Phan, MD, FACP
2:45-3:30 PM Business Meeting and Closing

Meeting Evaluation and CME/MOC Credit

To claim CME & MOC credit or to generate a certificate of participation you will be asked to first complete an evaluation survey.

Release Date: October 7, 2022
Termination Date: October 7, 2023

View 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 ACP designates this other activity (live component and enduring component) for a maximum of 4.75 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 4.75 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.


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.

Can I follow along on social media?

Yes, follow/like the ILN/ILS Chapter through the meeting on social media! Use the hashtags #IMProud #ILIM2022.

  • Twitter: @IllinoisACP
  • Facebook: @IllinoisACP
  • Instagram: @illinoisacp

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, the meeting program, or have a disability or any special dietary needs, please contact Colleen Keeku at 312-618-5839 or


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