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Montana Chapter 2021 Scientific Meeting

September 10-11, 2021

SpringHill Suites or Virtual
1601 Baxter Lane
Bozeman, MT 59715

Updates 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 this September 10 - 11, 2021, ACP’s Montana 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 SpringHill Suites as well as through exclusive virtual keynote and education sessions.

Meeting Highlights
  • Atrial Fibrillation in 2021
  • Update in Sleep Medicine
  • GI Update
  • Medicolegal Challenges
  • Managing Chronic Pain in Primary Care
  • Doctor’s Dilemma
  • Wellness Walk & Talk
  • MSU Bobcat Goldrush Football Game and Tailgate Party
Program Committee
  • Christopher Dietrich, MD
  • Elizabeth Schiedermayer, MD

13.5 CME/MOC Available

Release Date: September 11, 2021
Termination Date: September 11, 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 American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 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 13.5 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.


Friday, September 10

Time Session
7:45 AM Welcome
Steve Gerstner, MD, FACP
8:00 AM Immunization Update
Amy Consson, MD, MBA
9:00 AM Atrial Fibrillation in 2021 – we burn, we freeze, we thin, but are we understanding it?
Simone Musco, MD
10:00 AM Break/Visit Exhibits
10:15 AM Updates in Health Policy and Why Advocacy Is Important
Heidi Duncan, MD, FAAFP
11:15 AM Age Friendly Care – using the 4 Ms in Primay Care
Kathryn Borgenich, MD, FACP
12:15 PM Lunch/Virtual Poster Presentations
1:15 PM Town Hall
Steve Gerstner, MD, FACP
1:45 PM Thieves Market
Steve Gerstner, MD, FACP
2:15 PM Managing Chronic Pain in Primary Care – The Biopsychosocial Approach
Phil Bain, MD, FACP
3:15 PM Break/Visit Exhibits
3:30 PM Prostate Cancer Screening for the PCP
Morris Jessop, MD
4:30 PM Doctor’s Dilemma
Chris Dietrich, MD
5:30 PM Reception/Awards Presentation

Saturday, September 11

Time Session
8:00 AM Wellness Walk & Talk
Pam Hiebert, MD, FACP
Ellie Schiedermayer, MD
9:00 AM GI Update
Andrew Gentry, MD
10:00 AM Update in Sleep Medicine
Deborah Hoffman, MD
11:00 AM Break/Visit Exhibits
11:15 AM Case Presentation
11:45 AM Case Presentation

On Demand

Perioperative Medicine
Kylie Ebner, DO
Medicolegal Challenges
Megan McMillan
Liver Decompensations
CAPT John Bassett, MC, USN, FACP

MSU Bobcat Goldrush Football Game and Tailgate Party

Tailgate at 4:00 PM | Game starts at 6:00 P.M.

Contact Carrie at to purchase game tickets.

Montana Chapter Registration

Categories Registration Rates
ACP Member $225
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
Nonmember Physician $290
Nonmember Resident $0
Nonmember Medical Student $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $175
Retired Members $75

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 Chapter Staff for additional information.  

Hotel Information

The hotel is SpringHill Suites Bozeman, 1601 Baxter Lane, Bozeman, MT. Click here for the booking link. Room block expires on August 9th. Book your group rate for MT Chapter of American College Physicians

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

Will attendees be able to ask questions or participate in the session, or is the session just going to consist of streamed presentations?

We are aiming to make options available that include attendee interaction options like a live chat window and/or polling. We would like for sessions to be interactive when possible and desired.

Will sessions be recorded and archived for later consumption?

These sessions will be recorded and available for playback for one year.

For other questions about the virtual meeting, contact Carrie Reisig at 406-899-8765 or


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