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Maryland Chapter Virtual Scientific Meeting

January 28-29, 2022

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The Brief Intervention at the Internist’s Office


Join ACP's Maryland Chapter at our upcoming comprehensive virtual scientific meeting, January 28-29, 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.
Mangla Sood Gulati, MD, CPPS, FACP, SFHM
Governor, Maryland Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Immune Check Point Inhibitors
  • Online and Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety andDepression
  • Derm Updates for Your Practice
  • Substance Use Disorder and Impacts of COVID-19
  • Thieves’ Market
  • Doctor's Dilemma® and Iron Med Competitions
Program Committee
  • Ali J. Afrookteh, MD, FACP, Co-Chair
  • Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP, Co-Chair
  • Marie-Alberte Boursiquot, MD, FACP
  • R. Dobbin Chow, MD, MBA, MACP
  • Colleen Christmas, MD, FACP
  • Janaki Deepak, MBBS, FACP
  • Robert P. Ferguson, MD, MACP
  • Nidhi Goel, MD, FACP
  • Mangla S. Gulati, MD, CPPS, FACP, SFHM
  • Erica N. Johnson, MD, FACP
  • Steven J. Kravet, MD, MBA, FACP
  • Sapna P. Kuehl, MD, FACP
  • Philip A. Mackowiak, MD, MACP
  • Mary M. Newman, MD, MACP
  • Saba S. Sheikh, MD, FACP
  • Asha M. Thomas, MD, FACP
  • David S. Weisman, MD, FACP
  • Richard B. Williams, III, MD, FACP

8.75 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: January 29, 2022
Termination Date: January 29, 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 each live activity for the number of 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.

The Maryland Chapter Scientific Meeting for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

The SEP modules post course, for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Successful completion of this CME activity (the Maryland Chapter Scientific Meeting), which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8.75 medical knowledge MOC points 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.

Agenda

January 28

Time Session
11:20 AM ABIM Update on Certification - New Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment Pathway
Erica N. Johnson, MD, FACP
11:40 AM Business Meeting and Welcoming Remarks
Mangla S. Gulati, MD, CPPS, FACP, SFHM
ACP Governor, Maryland Chapter
Moderator: Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP
Noon Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: A Major Step Forward for Oncology
Eric J. Seifter, MD, FACP
12:40 PM Preventative Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients
Alyssa M. Parian, MD
1:20 PM Break
1:35 PM Valvular Heart Disease
Thomas A. Traill, B.M.B.Ch. , FRCP
2:15 PM Long Haulers COVID Syndrome - Tips to Help Your Patients
Andrea R. Levine, MD
Moderator: Aseem Sood, MD
2:55 PM What’s New In Parkinson’s Disease Management
Howard D. Weiss, MD, FAAN
3:35 PM Break
3:45 PM Weight Management
Mihir K. Patel, MD, MS, FACP
4:25 PM Substance Use Disorder and Impacts of COVID-19
Megan E. Buresh, MD, DFASAM
5:05 PM Online Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression (Does it Work?)
Michael J. Barry, MD, MACP
5:45 PM Adjourn
6:00 PM Chapter Awards Ceremony
  • Theodore E. Woodward Award for Medical Education
  • Samuel P. Asper Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine
  • Mary Betty Stevens Award for Clinical Research
  • Mackowiak Student Achievement Award
  • Hospitalist Award
  • Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • Early Career Physician Award
  • Governor's Service Award

January 29

Time Session
Moderator: Ali J. Afrookteh, MD, FACP
8:00 AM Story Slam
8:10 AM Derm Updates for Your Practice
Mark H. Lowitt, MD, FAAD
8:50 AM The Effect of JAK Inhibitors and Methotrexate Combination on the Risk of Malignancy in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Vinod Solipuram, MD
2021 First Place Poster Research Winner - Mulholland Mohler Meeting
9:00 AM Culture Negative Late Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Unmasking an Unusual Diagnosis
Rawan Amir, MD
2022 First Place Poster Clinical Vignette Winner – Mulholland Mohler Meeting
9:10 AM Instructive Cases from the Ambulatory Setting
Bimal H. Ashar, MD, MBA, FACP
9:50 AM Smell and Taste Dysfunction in the COVID Era, Who Nose What it Means and How to Treat it?
Nicholas R. Rowan, MD
10:30 AM Break
Moderator: Mary M. Newman, MD, MACP
10:40 AM Story Slam
10:45 AM Approach to Interstitial Lung Disease
Nevins W. Todd, III, MD
11:20 AM Thieves' Market
R. Dobbin Chow, MD, MPH, MACP
10:00 - 11:00 AM Student’s Corner
1:15 - 3:15 PM SEP Module: Internal Medicine Update
Sara Mixter, MD, MPH
Heather Sateia, MD, FACP
3:15 - 5:15 PM SEP Module: Hospital Medicine Update
Mangla S. Gulati, CPPS, FACP, SFHM
Anthea Nwandu, MD, MPH, FACP

Resident and Student Activities - Saturday

Time Medical Students Residents
8:00 AM Story Slam  
10 - 11:00 AM Student's Corner  
10:40 AM Story Slam  

Chapter Awards

We have so many talented and hard working physicians in our state and would love to honor those who are exceptional through our chapter awards. The Maryland ACP Awards Committee will be meeting the end of November. We are looking for nominations for our local Maryland awards to be given at our upcoming Virtual Chapter meeting on January 28-29, 2022.

These include:

  • Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • Theodore E Woodward Award for Medical Education
  • Samuel P. Asper Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine
  • Mary Betty Stevens Award for Clinical Research
  • Philip Mackowiak Student Achievement Award
  • Hospitalist Award
  • Early Career Physician Award

For a complete list of former winners, and a description of each award, please go to the chapter website. If you would like to nominate anyone for an award, please send your request to our Awards committee chair Dr. Dobbin Chow.

Maryland Chapter Registration

Categories Registration Fee
ACP Member - Attendance for both days $110
ACP Member - One Day Attendance Only (either day) $65
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
Nonmember Physician (One or two day attendance) $150
Nonmember Resident* $0
Nonmember Medical Student* $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional* $0

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.

Categories SEP Module: Internal Medicine Update SEP Module: Hospital Medicine Update
ACP Member $35 $35
Nonmember Physician $50 $50
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FAQs

Find answers to commonly asked questions here.

Registration Information

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 help@acponline.org

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 help@acponline.org

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 help@acponline.org

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 Maryellen Woodward at 410-332-8444 or mew4work@aol.com

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