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Nebraska Chapter 2021 Meeting Hub

Saturday, October 30 | 9:00 - 1:30 PM

Access the Virtual Meeting

Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

Live Events Reimagined - 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 October 30th, ACP’s Nebraska 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 Truhlsen Campus Events Center At UNMC as well as through networking and education sessions.

Micah Beachy, DO FACP​
ACP Governor, Nebraska Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Hear from Nebraska State Epidemiologist Dr. Matthew Donahue
  • Abstract Competition Finalist Presentations
  • Medicine in the era of COVID-19
  • Coffee and Roundtables – connect with fellow members!
  • Doctor’s Dilemma
  • Business Meeting with Chapter Updates
  • Town Hall
    Program Committee
    • Dr. Nathan Anderson, Chair
    • Dr. Suzette Clarke
    • Dr. Paul Millner
    • Dr. Renuga Vivekanandan
    • Dr. Lindsay Northam, Vice President
    • Dr. Micah Beachy, Governor

    Agenda

    Access the live feeds by clicking the 'Access the Virtual Session' links within the Agenda below.

    Saturday, October 30

    Time Session
    9:00 AM Welcome
    Micah Beachy, DO, FACP
    9:15 - 9:45 AM Student Abstract Finalist Presentations & Winner Selection
    9:45 - 10:15 AM Educational Presentation
    Matthew Donahue, MD; State Epidemiologist, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
    10:15 - 11:00 AM Coffee & Roundtables
    11:00 - 11:30 AM Resident Abstract Finalist Presentations & Winner Selection
    11:30 - 12:15 PM Lunch, Awards, Business Meeting & Town Hall
    Micah Beachy, DO, FACP
    Regan Taylor, MD
    12:15 - 12:45 PM Educational Presentations
    Andrew Vasey, MD; Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Division of General Medicine-Academic
    12:45 - 1:30 PM Doctor’s Dilemma
    Devin Fox, MD FACP
    1:30 PM Adjourn
    Micah Beachy, DO, FACP

    CME & MOC

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

    The Metro Omaha Medical Society is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Metro Omaha Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Nebraska Medical Association (NMA) through the joint providership of the Metro Omaha Medical Society and the Nebraska Chapter American College of Physicians.

    FAQ

    Tools & Tips for Attendees

    Before attending the chapter's virtual meeting, be sure to read through these tools & tips to make the most out of your experience.

    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.

    Engagement Through the CHAT Feature

    • Take note of how the presenter intends to utilize the chat feature as well as the Q&A field. Participate in questions and polls to stay engaged with the session.
    • Questions for the presenters can be submitted through the Q&A function or within the chat. CHAT can also be a great way to engage and connect with other attendees.

    ACP Chapter's Virtual 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. 

    For other questions about the virtual meeting, contact Colleen Keeku at 312-618-5839 or colleenkeekuacp@gmail.com.

     

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