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Kansas Chapter 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting & Hospitalist Day Hub

Wednesday, October 26-Friday, October 28
Marriott Kansas City Overland Park

Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

The KS 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 KS Chapter scientific meeting October 26 - 28, 2022:

  • 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 in Marriott Kansas City Overland Park!

Ky B. Stoltzfus, MD, FACP
ACP Governor, Kansas Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Hospitalist Day - Atrial Fibrillation, Pain Management, Journal Club, Neurology, Radiology, POCUS
  • Updates in Atrial Fibrillation, Hematology/Oncology, Buprenorphine, and Health Policy
  • NAFLD, IRTR, Patient Transfer Logistics, GDMT: Heart Failure, and Population Management
  • Doc Dilemma
  • Panel - Obesity Research/Management
Program Committee
  • Branden Comfort, MD, FACP
  • Jeffery Curtis, MD, FACP
  • Kenna Fischman, MD
  • Alana Longwell, DO, FACP
  • Sidra Raza, MBBS, FACP
  • Kimberly Richardson, MD, FACP
  • Segen Smith Chase, MD, FACP
  • Ky Stoltzfus, MD, FACP
  • Joy-Ann Tabanor-Gayle, MBBS
  • Andrew Weaver, MD 


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

Wednesday, October 26 

Time Session
7:30-7:50 AM Registration
7:50-8:00 AM Welcome
Ky Stoltzfus, MD, FACP
8:00-9:00 AM Problems with Atrial Fibrillation in the Hospitalized Patient
Dak Burnett, MD, FACP
9:00-10:00 AM Inpatients in Pain: Navigating Acute-On-Chronic Pain
Andrew Sack, MD
10:00-10:15 AM Break/Sponsors
10:15-11:45 AM Journal Club
Mohamad Alhoda Mohamad Alahmad, MD, FACP
Sidra Raza, MD FACP
11:45-Noon Break/Sponsors/Transition to Lunch
Noon-1:00 PM Networking Lunch
1:00-1:15 PM Break/Sponsors/Transition to Meeting
1:15-2:15 PM Altered Mental Status: a Comprehensive Approach to Encephalopathy
Muhammad Mahdi Nashatizadeh, MD
2:15-3:15 PM Radiology Pearls for Internists
Daniel C Davis, MD, FACR
3:15-3:30 PM Break/Sponsors
3:30-4:30 PM POCUS - Inpatient Rheumatology Applications
Joy-Ann Tabanor-Gayle, MD, RhMSUS
4:30-5:30 PM POCUS - Bedside Evaluation of the Heart, Lungs, Kidneys
Armand Heyns, MD

Thursday, October 27 

Time Session
7:00-7:30 AM Registration
7:30-7:40 AM Welcome
Ky Stoltzfus, MD, FACP
7:40-8:40 AM Stroke Prophylaxis in Atrial Fibrillation - Advances in Left Atrial Appendage Management & Oral Anticoagulation
Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, MD, MBA, FACC, FHRS, FAHA
8:40-9:40 AM Vaccinate - Don't Hesitate
Valerie Creswell, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA
9:40-10:00 AM Break/Sponsors
10:00-11:00 AM Resident Poster Session #1/Student Poster Session
11:00-Noon Doctors Dilemma
Noon-12:15 Break/Sponsors/Transition to Lunch
12:15-1:00 PM Delp Luncheon - ACP National Update
Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, MACP
Chair-elect, ACP Board of Regents
1:00-1:15 PM Break/Sponsors/Transition to Meeting
1:15-2:15 PM Poster Session #2
2:15-3:15 PM General Hematology/Oncology Update
Anthony Accurso, MD
3:15-3:30 PM Break/Sponsors
3:30-4:30 PM Health Inequality
Naiomi Jamal, MD, MPH, CMQ
4:30-5:30 PM Panel: Obesity Research/Management
Cathy Beaver, MD
Sarah Stolte, MD
Kristine K Grdinovac, MD

Friday, October 28 

Time Session
7:30-7:50 AM Registration
7:50-8:00 AM Welcome
Ky Stoltzfus, MD, FACP
8:00-9:00 AM You Don't Need All the Answers! Three Steps to Better Connect with a Colleague Who Needs You
Geetha Kamath, MD, FACP, DABOM, DABLM
Segen Chace, MD, FACP
9:00-10:00 AM Washington Update
Shari M. Erickson, MPH
10:00-10:15 AM Break/Sponsors
10:15-11:15 AM GDMT: Heart Failure
Brian C Weiford, MD, FACC
11:15-12:15 PM Buprenorphine for the Internist
Ashley Haynes, MD, FACEP
12:15-12:30 PM Break/Sponsors/Transition to Lunch
12:30-1:30 PM Awards Luncheon/Town Hall
1:30-2:30 PM Understanding the Kansas Ecosystem Through the Lens of the COVID Pandemic
Richard Watson, MD, FAAFP
2:30-2:45 PM Break/Sponsors
2:45-3:45 PM Population Health in Clinical Practice
Eyad Al-hihi, MD, MBA, FACP
3:45-4:45 PM NAFLD
Winston Dunn, MD


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 28, 2022
Termination Date: October 28, 2023

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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 other activity (live component and enduring component) for a maximum of 21 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 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.


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 KS Chapter through the meeting on social media! Use the hashtag #IMProud.

  • Twitter: @AcpKansas
  • Facebook: ACP-Kansas
  • Instagram: @kansasacp

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.

For other questions about the chapter meeting, contact Denise Lantz at 785-235-2383 or


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