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Massachusetts Chapter 2021 Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 16, 2021

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Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

Join ACP's Massachusetts Chapter at our upcoming virtual annual meeting, Saturday, October 16. 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.
Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Governor, Massachusetts Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Panel Discussion: Diverse Voices of ACP
  • ACP Update – Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine with our own ACP President, Dr. George Abraham
  • A Live Podcast – “The Last Breath; The Last Beat: Historical and Ethical Controversies in the Cardiopulmonary Determination of Death” with Drs. Adam Rodman and Tony Breu
  • Beyond Surviving the Day: Tips & Tricks to Support Your Well-being with Dr. Kerri Palamara
  • Legislative & Regulatory Update – Federal & State with Shari Ericksen, ACP and Brendan Abel, MMS
Program Committee
  • George Abraham, MD, FACP, FIDSA
  • Sarita Bajracharya, MD, FACP
  • Prarthna Bhardwaj, MD
  • Elisa Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA
  • Lauren Doctoroff, MD, FACP
  • Antonio Garcia, DO, FACP
  • Kathryn Jobbins, DO, FACP
  • Andrew Jorgensen, MD, FACP
  • Gene Lambert, MD, FACP
  • Judith Melin, MD, FACP
  • Adam Rodman, MD, FACP
  • Shakti Sabharwal, MD, FACP

5.25 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: October 16, 2021
Termination Date: October 16, 2022

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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 other activity (live component and enduring component) for a maximum 5.25 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 5.25 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

Agenda

 
Time Session
9:00 AM Welcome
Elisa I. Choi, MD FACP FIDSA
9:10 AM Panel Discussion - Diverse Voices of ACP
How do physicians regain the trust of their trainees and their patients? This panel will address how individual physicians can play a critical role in bending the arc of their institutions towards justice regardless of their role.
Moderator – Daniele Olveczky, MD, FACP
Panelists – Petal Elder, MD
Nicole Mushero, MD
Fidencio Saldana, MD FACP
Zoe Tseng, MD FACP
10:20 AM IM Bite
Use of DOACs in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Valvular Heart Disease
Mentor Ryan Quarles, MD
Resident Alyssa Cali, DO
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Medical Student & Resident / Fellow Oral Presentations
11:25 AM IM Bite
Hospital Medicine Hot Potpourri - ammonia levels in hepatic encephalopathy, inappropriate medications in older adults at discharge, and SGLT2 inhibitors in Heart Failure
Mentor Adam Rodman, MD FACP
Resident Robert Le, MD
11:35 AM Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine
George M. Abraham, MD MPH FACP FIDSA
Noon Lunch Break
12:30 PM MA ACP Business Mtg & Awards
1:00 PM Immunizations to Reduce Health Disparities
Elisa I. Choi, MD FACP FIDSA
1:45 PM IM Bite
Asthma—GINA guideline updates with ICS-Formoterol
Mentor Katie Jobbins, DO FACP
Fellow Asad Khan, MD
1:55 PM Short Break
2:05 PM Beyond Surviving the Day: Tips & Tricks to Support Your Well-being
Kerri Palamara, MD MACP
2:50 PM Podcast Presentation
"The Last Breath; The Last Beat: Historical and Ethical Controversies in the Cardiopulmonary Determination of Death"

Adam Rodman, MD MPH FACP
Anthony C. Breu, MD
3:40 PM IM Bite
USPSTF Updates—Colonoscopy, Hep C, Lung Cancer Screening
Mentor Andrew Jorgensen, MD FACP
Fellow Prarthna Bhardwaj, MBBS
3:50 PM Legislative Update
Shari M. Erickson, MPH
Brendan Abel, JD
4:30 PM Closing Comments
Elisa I. Choi, MD FACP FIDSA
4:35 PM Adjourn / Chapter Reception
   

Massachusetts Chapter Registration

Categories Registration
ACP Member $40
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $20
ACP Medical Student Member $0
ACP Affiliate Member $40
Nonmember Physician $65
Nonmember Resident* $25
Nonmember Medical Student* $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional* $65

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.

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 please contact Lynda Layer, CAE at 781-434-7317 or llayer@mms.org

 

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