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New Jersey Chapter Virtual Meeting Hub

March 11 - 13, 2021

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Humanistic Care in Turbulent Times

Join your colleagues in internal medicine at the virtual scientific meeting of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians, being held March 11 to 13, 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 New Jersey’s Chapter’s rich source of knowledge content.

Meeting Highlights
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine
  • Medication Assisted Treatment Myths
  • AI and its Impact on Social Justice
  • Physician Wellness, Communication Challenges, POLST
  • Resident Abstract Competition
  • Internal Medicine and Hospital Medicine SEP Modules
Program Committee
  • Mirela Feurdean, MD, FACP - Scientific Meeting Chair
  • Nayan Kothari, MD, MACP – Southern Region Governor
  • David Kuo, MD, FACP
  • Steven Peskin, MD, MACP
  • Tamie Proscia-Lieto, MD, FACP - Scientific Meeting Vice Chair
  • Jonathan Shammash, MD, FACP - Northern Region Governor
  • Sarah Wallach, MD, MACP
  • Theresa Barrett, PhD, CMP, CAE – Staff Liaison

Agenda

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

March 11

Time Session
10:00 - 1:00 PM Internal Medicine SEP Module
Nayan K. Kothari, MD, MACP
Sunil Sapru, MD, FACP
Sara L. Wallach, MD, MACP
2:00 - 5:00 PM Hospitalist Medicine SEP Module
Nayan K. Kothari, MD, MACP
Sunil Sapru, MD, FACP
Sara L. Wallach, MD, MACP

March 12

Time Session
8:00 - 8:15 AM Welcome from the Chairs and Update from the Governors
Mirela C. Feurdean, MD, FACP
Tamie Proscia-Lieto, MD, FACP
Nayan K. Kothari, MD, MACP
Jonathan B. Shammash, MD, FACP
8:15 - 9:00 AM Goals of Care/POLST
David R. Barile, MD
9:00 - 9:45 AM MAT MythBusters
Lee Radosh, MD
9:45 - 10:05 AM Break
10:05 - 11:05 AM Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine
Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, FRCP, FIDSA
11:05 - 11:50 AM Artificial Intelligence and Social Justice 
Kent Bottles, MD
11:50 - 12:50 PM Awards and Town Hall
Nayan K. Kothari, MD, MACP
Jonathan B. Shammash, MD, FACP 
12:50 PM Adjourn for the day

March 13

Time Session
8:00 - 8:05 AM Welcome
8:05 - 8:50 AM Physician Wellness During the Pandemic 
Chantal Brazeau, MD
8:50 - 9:50 AM Keynote Speaker: New Jersey's Response to COVID-19
Judith Persichilli, RN, BSN, MA
9:50 - 10:10 AM Break
10:10 - 10:55 AM Overcoming Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Axial Spondyloarthritis: New Insights and Implications for Clinical Practice
Abhijeet Danve, MBBS, MD, FACP, FACR
10:55 - 11:40 AM Primary Care/Pharmacist Partnerships  
Elise Barry, MS, CFRE, RCE
11:40 - Noon Break
Noon - 1:15 PM Resident Oral Presentations  
Tamie Proscia-Lieto, MD, FACP
1:15 - 1:20 PM Transition  
1:20 - 2:05 PM Improving Immunization Rates: A Quality Improvement Approach  
Fran Griffin, RRT, MPA
2:05 - 2:15 PM Oral Abstract Award Presentation
Poster Award Presentation
Closing Comments

Tamie Proscia-Leito, MD, FACP
2:15 PM Meeting ends

CME & MOC

Release Date: March 13, 2021
Termination Date: March 13, 2022

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the New Jersey of Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians New Jersey Chapter. The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.50 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 6.0 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 credits 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.

Internal Medicine SEP Module

CME accreditation statement This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the New Jersey of Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians New Jersey Chapter. The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hospital Medicine SEP Module

CME accreditation statement This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the New Jersey of Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians New Jersey Chapter. The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FAQ

Tools & Tips for Attendees

Before attending the chapter's virtual meeting, be sure to read through these tools & tips to make the most our 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 Sheri Campbell.

For other questions about the virtual meeting, contact Theresa Barrett at 609/454-8517 or theresa@acpnj.org .

 

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