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Louisiana Chapter Hybrid Scientific Meeting

March 11 -12, 2022

Moving Medicine Forward

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 March 11-12, ACP's Louisiana 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 Louisiana Cancer Research Center 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.
Angela C. Johnson, MD FACP
Governor, Louisiana Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Updates in NASH, COPD and Dementia Management
  • Post Covid Long Haul Management Panel Discussion
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Wellness
  • Formularies and Drug Pricing Update
  • ACP Advocacy
Program Committee
  • Lauren Barfield, MD, Program Chair
  • Anne Carrere, MD
  • Vince Cataldo, MD FACP
  • William Davis, MD MACP
  • Lee Engel, MD FACP
  • Shane Guillory, MD FACP
  • Angela Johnson, MD FACP, ACP Governor
  • James Morris, MD FACP
  • Shane Sanne, DO FACP
  • Sarah Wardrop, Executive Director

11.25 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: March 13, 2022
Termination Date: March 13, 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 ACP designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 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 11.25 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.


March 11, 2022

Time Session
8:00 AM Advances in the Medical Treatment of Obesity
Frank L. Greenway, III, MD FACP
9:00 AM NASH Management and Treatment
Martin W. Moehlen, MD MPH
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Post Covid Long Haul Panel Discussion
Michele Longo, MD
David Janz, MD
Philip Denoux, MD
11:45 AM Break
Noon Business Meeting and Luncheon
1:30 PM Break
1:45 PM Addiction Medicine
Jennifer Creedon, MD
2:45 PM COPD: An Update on Inhaled Pharmacotherapy
Brad Vincent, MD
3:45 PM “You are plenty resilient, and deserve a workplace that helps you weather the storms”
Eileen Barrett, MD MPH MACP
4:45 PM Medical Jeopardy

March 12, 2022

Time Session
8:00 AM The Toxicities of Cancer Immunotherapy 
Vincent Cataldo, MD FACP
9:00 AM Formulary Construction and How it Contributes to Higher Prices
Madelaine Feldman, MD FACR
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM “A Pragmatic Approach to Preventing, Evaluating, and Managing Cognitive Decline and Dementia”
Demetrius Maraganore, MD
11:30 AM Lecture & Lunch
“ACP and Physician Advocacy: Why and Why Now”

Shari Erickson, MPH

Louisiana Chapter Registration

Categories Registration
ACP Member $250
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
Nonmember Physician $350
Nonmember Resident* $120
Nonmember Medical Student* $25
Nonmember Allied Health Professional* $125

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

In person registration for the Louisiana Chapter Meeting includes: full access to the scientific sessions, meal functions and the exhibitors. Virtual registration for the Louisiana Chapter Meeting includes: full access to the live stream of the scientific sessions. Registration is available until 3/7/2022. Members whose dues were not paid for the current fiscal year will receive the nonmember registration rate. Notice of cancellation must be made in writing (fax, mail, or e-mail). Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone. A processing fee of $25 will be deducted from the member’s refund. Individuals who fail to attend the course (no-shows) will not be entitled to any refund.

Vaccination Status

Proof of vaccination or a (-) PCR test within 72 hours of the event is required to attend the meeting in person. Masks are required in all indoor spaces, a kn95 is recommended by the LCRC at this time.

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?

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

Travel Information

Group room rates are available at The Springhill Suites New Orleans Downtown/Canal St, 1600 Canal Street, (504)702-6800. Be sure to mention the LA Chapter of ACP for the group room rate available through February 8, 2022

Complimentary Parking will be available at St. Joseph Catholic Church located next to the LCRCat 1802 Tulane Ave. A donation box is present in the church parking lot.

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 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 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 Sarah M. Wardrop at 225-364-9480 or


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