Michigan Chapter 2023 Meeting Hub

Thursday, October 19-Sunday, October 22, 2023
Shanty Creek Resort | Bellaire, MI

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Michigan Chapter 2023 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 19 - 22, 2023, ACP's MI 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 Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire MI 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.
Sarah Hartley, MD, MHPE, FACP, FHM
ACP Governor, Michigan Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • SPARK and MKSAP Modules
  • Professors In Action
  • Thieves Market
  • Doctor’s Dilemma™
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind
  • Advocacy Session
  • Resident and Medical Student Abstract Competitions
  • Meet the Professor
  • Patient Safety Through an Equity Lens
  • Gender Bias in Resident Evaluations
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Professional Fulfillment
Program Committee
  • Staci Blackburn, MD, FACP – Lead Co-Chair
  • Eric Edewaard, MD – Co-Chair
  • Rimma Polevoy-Davis, MD – Co-Chair
  • Andrew P. Jameson, MD, FACP, FIDSA, AAHIVS – Medical Student Program Chair
  • Patrick Alguire, MD, MACP
  • Joanne K. Baker, DO, FACOI, FACP, FAODME, FHM
  • Stephanie Czarnik, MD, FACP
  • Corey R. Dean, MD, FAAP, FACP
  • Veronica DeMore (Staff)
  • Aimee Espinosa, MD, FACP
  • Paul Grant, MD, FACP
  • Alexis Haftka-George, MD, FACP
  • Sarah E. Hartley, MD, MHPE, FACP, FHM (ex-officio)
  • Raymond Hilu, MD, FACP
  • Scott Kaatz, DO, FACP
  • Jenni Kilpatrick (Staff)
  • Patricia McNally, MD, FACP
  • David Paje, MD, FACP
  • Allison Ruff, MD, FACP
  • Louis Saravolatz, MD, MACP


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

Thursday, October 19

Time Session
4:00-9:00 PM Registration
6:00-8:30 PM Governor's Council Meeting

Friday, October 20

Time Session
6:30-9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
6:30 AM-5:00 PM Registration
7:00-8:00 AM Michigan Chapter, Society of Hospital Medicine Business Meeting
7:30 AM-5:15 PM Educational Exhibits
8:00-9:00 AM Meet the Professor: Chronic Pain/Buprenorphine
David A. Cooke, MD
9:00-10:00 AM Boy Frame Lecture: Patient Safety Through an Equity Lens
Diane L. Levine, MD, FACP
10:00-10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM-Noon Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Sports Medicine
Robert J. Baker, MD, PhD
Corey R. Dean, MD, FAAP, FACP
Katheryn Herrera-Theut, MD
Lynn Kriengkrairut, MD
Michael Matthews, MD
Rebecca M. Northway, MD
Nicolas Smith, MD
Noon-1:30 PM Lunch and Poster Reviewing/Judging Session 1
1:30-3:00 PM Oral Abstract Presentations and Judging SPARK Module
David G. Paje, MD, MPH, FACP
David A. Fried, MD
Matthew Luzum, MD, MPHP
Virginia Sheffield, MD
MKSAP Module
Rimma Polevoy-Davis, MD
Sara A. Aguinaga, MD
Sarah Hartkop, MD
Lynda Misra, DO
Medical Student Program
3:00-3:15 PM Break
3:15-4:15 PM The State of Hospital Medicine
Eric E. Howell, MD, MHM
4:15-5:15 PM Gender Bias in Resident Evaluations
Mary Finta, MD
Virginia Sheffield, MD
5:15-5:30 PM Break
5:30-7:30 PM

Bat Away the Burnout - Take a Swing at the Piñata!

Early Career Physicians Happy Hour and Pub Trivia

Saturday, October 21

Time Session
7:00-9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00-8:00 AM Program Directors Meeting
8:00-9:00 AM Meet the Professor: Street Medicine
Sravani Alluri, MD, MS
Nicholas J. Helmstetter, MD, FACP, FAAP
7:30 AM-5:30 PM Educational Exhibits
9:00-10:00 AM Professional Fulfillment
Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, MACP, SFHM
10:00-10:15 AM Break
10:15-11:45 AM Thieves Market
David M. Scrase, MD, MACP
11:45 AM-Noon Break
Noon-1:30 PM Lunch and Chapter Awards
1:30-2:30 PM Advocacy Session
Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, MACP, SFHM
Jayne E. Courts, MD, FACP
Eric E. Howell, MD, MHM
Tudor Moldovan, MD
Wellness Walk
1:30-3:00 PM Medical Student Program
Andrew P. Jameson, MD, FACP, FIDSA, AAHIVS
2:30-3:30 PM James Hall Lecture: Social Determinants of Health
Natasha Bagdasarian, MD, MPH
3:30-3:45 PM Break
3:45-5:30 PM Professors in Action
Odaliz Abreu Lanfranco, MD, FACP
Joshua Collins, MD
Jeremy Gentile, DO, FACP
David E. Willens, MD, MPH, FACP
5:30-5:45 PM Break
5:45-7:45 PM Poster Reviewing/Judging Session 2

Sunday, October 22

Time Session
7:00-9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00-8:00 AM MI-ACP Business Meeting
8:00-9:00 AM Park Willis Lecture
Park Willis Lecture: Updates in the Management of Valvular Disease

Megan Joseph, MD
9:00-10:00 AM PACE 101
Gwendolyn Graddy, MD
Mary Kummer Naber
Marjorie Almeda, MD
10:00-10:15 AM Break
10:15-11:00 AM Doctor’s DilemmaTM: Resident Championship Round
Abigail Entz, MD
11:00-11:30 AM Doctor’s DilemmaTM: Winning Resident Team vs. Faculty Panel
Abigail Entz, MD
11:30-11:45 AM Resident & Medical Student Abstract Awards

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 22, 2023
Termination Date: October 22, 2024

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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 live activity for a maximum of 17.5 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 17.5 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 MI Chapter through the meeting on social media! Use the hashtags #IMProud #MIACP23.

  • Twitter: @MIChapterACP
  • Facebook: @
  • Instagram: @michiganacp

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 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 Anti-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 Jenni Kilpatrick, Executive Director at 414-499-3917 or info@acpmichigan.org.

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