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Minnesota Chapter 2021 Scientific Meeting

Friday, October 29 (in-person) & Saturday, October 30 (virtual)

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2735

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Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

Join your colleagues in internal medicine at the In-Person and Virtual scientific meeting of the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Physicians, being held October 29-30, 2021. The meeting is a great way for you to recharge, rewind, and reflect with your peers, chapter leaders, and great speakers. Connect virtually with the Minnesota Chapter’s rich source of knowledge content.

Meeting Highlights
  • Updates in Diabetes, Valvular Heart Disease, Addiction Medicine, COVID care, Adrenal Insufficiency, Sarcoidosis, and Vaccines
  • Health Disparities
  • Dealing with Mental Health issues for in-patient and out-patient settings
  • What has Changed for Screening with Practical Cases
  • Tele-Hospitalist and Tele-ICU
Program Committee
  • Chris Aakre, MD, FACP - Planning Committee, Co-chair
  • John Bundrick, MD, FACP
  • Mary Cameron, MD, FACP
  • Sagar Dugani, MD, PhD, FACP
  • Katherine Helgen, MD, FACP
  • David Hilden, MD, FACP
  • Amy Holbrook, MD, FACP
  • Meltiady Issa, MD, FACP
  • Anya Jamrozy, MD, FACP
  • James Langland, MD, FACP
  • Kyle Lehenbauer, MD, FACP
  • Mary Miley, MD, FACP - Planning Committee, Co-chair
  • Keith Murphy, MD, FACP
  • Andrew Olson, MD, FACP - Planning Committee, Co-chair
  • Charles Reznikoff, MD, FACP
  • Claudia Thomas, MBBS, FACP
  • Katherine Cairns, MPH, MBA

15 CME/MOC Available

Release Date: October 30, 2021
Termination Date: October 30, 2022

Disclosure Information

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 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 Minnesota Chapter Scientific Meeting for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 15 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.


Friday, October 29 - In-person

Time Session
7:30 AM Hot Topics Internist Breakfast and Discussion
Anya Jamrozy, MD, FACP
8:00 AM Diabetes Update
Tom Martens, MD, FACP
Updates in Valvular Heart Disease
Ganesh Raveendran, M.D., M.B.A
8:30 AM Adrenal Insufficiency and Perioperative Management
Irina Bancos, MD
Perioperative Medicine/Co-Management
Khuong Vuong, MD
9:00 AM Sarcoidosis for the Practicing Clinician
Eva Carmona Porquera, MD
Management of Acute Behavioral Emergencies in the Hospital
Neel Shah, MBChB, FACP
9:30 AM How the Case of Robin Williams Informs Suicide Assessment
Michael Bostwick, MD
Tele-Hospitalist and Tele-ICU
Chrisanne Timpe, MD
Ameet Doshi, MD
10:00 AM What has Changed for Screening with Practical Cases
Tim Wilt, MD, MACP
De-Escalating Antibiotics
Dimitri Drekonja, MD, FACP
10:45 AM Health Disparities and Vaccines
Nathan Chomilo, MD, FAAP
11:30 AM COVID Update: Evidence-Based Review of COVID Care
Andrew Olson, MD, FACP
Alison Galdys, MD
12:15 PM Awards and Lunch
David Hilden, MD, MPH, FACP
1:00 PM Year in Review: Recent Research Important for our Patients
Amy Holbrook, MD, FACP
1:45 PM Voice of the Clinician Story Slam
Ben Trappey, MD
2:15 PM Hot Topics in Addiction Medicine
Brian Grahan, MD
2:45 PM Abstract Presentations
Andrew Olson, MD, FACP
3:15 PM Stump the Internist
John Bundrick, MD, MACP
4:15 PM Doctor's Dilemma
David Hilden, MD, MPH, FACP
5:15 PM Awards

Saturday, October 30 - Live Streamed

Time Session
8:30 AM SEP 1: 2021 Updates in Hospital Medicine
Ben Trappey, MD
Julia Lister, MD
10:30 AM SEP 2: 2021 Updates in Internal Medicine
Carina Himes, MD, FACP
Jill Huber, MD

Minnesota Chapter Registration

Categories Registration Rates
ACP Member $500
ACP Retired MACP, Fellow, or Member $200
ACP Allied Health Member (NP, PA, APRN) $300
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
Nonmember Physician $550
Nonmember Resident / Medical Student $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $350
Internist Abstract Judge and no CME/MOC $0
Exhibitor Friday only $950

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).


Have all your questions answered before you register. Don’t see what you need? Contact your Chapter for additional information.  

Which sessions will be held in-person and which will be virtual?

All sessions on Friday Oct. 29th will be held in person at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Saturday sessions on Oct. 30th will be virtual only. All Friday sessions will be livestreamed, recorded and available for enduring CME/MOC and available as a live-streaming option.

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” buttons 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 don't have an ACP account or 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. 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

For other questions about the virtual meeting, contact Katherine Cairns at 651.492.1994 or


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