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Oklahoma Chapter 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting

Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15, 2022
University of Oklahoma - Schusterman Center

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Cardiometabolic Health Update

After an unprecedented year for internists, the OK Chapter is pleased to offer a safe meeting space to learn, recharge, and facilitate face-to-face discussion with your peers, chapter leaders, and guest speakers!

Join your internal medicine colleagues at the next OK Chapter scientific meeting October 14 - 15, 2022:

  • Earn CME credits and MOC points and connect with other internists who know your challenges and can help you find solutions.
  • Experience top-notch education from expert faculty, meet new people and connect with old friends, and learn about ways to get involved with our 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 information.

We look forward to seeing you in University of Oklahoma - Schusterman Center, Tulsa Oklahoma!

Robert B. Hauger, MD, FACP
Governor, Oklahoma Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Updates on Bariatric Surgery for Treatment of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Updates on Cardiometabolic Health & HIV
  • Updates on Pregnancy & Cardiovascular Complications
  • Updates on Cario-Renal Syndrome and Inpatient Treatment
  • Updates on Dietary Counseling for Type 2 Diabetes
  • Updates on ACP & Oklahoma Chapter Activities
  • Student/Resident Live Poster Competition
  • Doctor's Dilemma ®
Program Committee
  • Audrey Corbett, MD, FACP
  • Matlock Jeffries, MD, FACP, FACR
  • Martina J. Jelley, MD, MSPH, FACP
  • Brian Lich, MD, FACP
  • Jesse R. Richards, DO (Chair)
  • Michael Weisz, MD, MACP

7.5 CME/MOC Available

Release Date: October 15, 2022
Termination Date: October 15, 2023

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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 7.5 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 7.5 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, October 14

Time Session
12:45-1:00 PM Welcome
Jesse Richards, DO
1:00-2:00 PM Bariatric Surgery For Treatment of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
Geoffrey Chow MD, FACS
2:00-3:00 PM Keynote: Cardiometabolic Health and HIV
George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA
3:00-3:15 PM Break with Exhibitors
3:15-4:15 PM Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Complications
Spenser Perloff, MD
4:15-4:30 PM Break with Exhibitors
4:30-5:30 PM The Medical Treatment of Obesity
Kevin Smith, DO
5:30-7:00 PM Reception
Schusterman Library
7:30-9:30 PM Early Career Physicians After-hours Gathering
McNellie's Downtown (409 E. 1st Street, Tulsa, OK 74120)
Please RSVP for the ECP event or send questions to Ryan Yarnall ( or Salar Faiazi (

Saturday, October 15

Time Session
7:30-8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:15 AM Welcome
Jesse Richards, DO
8:15-9:15 AM Cardio-Renal Syndrome: An Update
Pranay Kathuria, MBBS, FACP
9:15-9:30 AM Break with Exhibitors
9:30-10:30 AM Dietary Counseling for Type 2 Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease
Brett Wilkinson, LD
10:30-10:45 AM Break with Exhibitors
10:45-11:30 AM Physician Wellness Session
Jabraan Pasha, MD, FACP
11:30-Noon Lunch/Break with Exhibitors
Noon-12:30 PM Town Hall Meeting
Robert B. Hauger, MD, FACP
Residents Forum
Ryan Yarnall, MD
12:30-1:30 PM Poster Viewing & Judging
1:30-2:30 PM 4 Student & Resident Oral Presentations
2:30-2:45 PM Break
2:45-3:45 PM Doctor's Dilemma
3:45-4:15 PM Awards Presentation
4:15 PM Adjourn

Keynote Speaker: George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA, is Immediate Past President of the American College of Physicians (ACP) representing internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students.

A resident of Shrewsbury, MA, Dr. Abraham is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Chief of Medicine and Emeritus President of the Medical staff at Saint Vincent Hospital, and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services.

Dr. Abraham has served ACP in many capacities including his time on the Board of Governors as Governor of the Massachusetts Chapter, followed by election as Chair of the Board of Governors. The Board of Governors is an advisory board to the Board of Regents and implements national projects in addition to representing members at the national level. He continued on the Board of Regents where he was elected as President-elect for a one-year term prior to becoming President.

Dr. Abraham was elected to Mastership in 2021, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments and notable contributions to medicine. Prior to that he was a Fellow of ACP (FACP), an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He earned his medical degree from Christian Medical College in India and a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Dr. Abraham’s areas of professional interest and expertise include internal medicine and infectious disease.

Oklahoma Chapter Registration

Categories Registration Rates
ACP Member $175
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
ACP Affiliate Member $50
Nonmember Physician $200
Nonmember Resident $0
Nonmember Medical Student $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $75
Guest $0

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).


Registration Information

Registration fee includes attendance for all scientific sessions, Friday Reception, Saturday continental breakfast, Saturday lunch and CME documentation.

Members whose dues were not paid for the current fiscal year will receive the nonmember registration rate.

Meeting Handouts

There will be no meeting handouts.

Can I follow along on social media?

Yes, follow/like the OK Chapter through the meeting on social media! Use the hashtag #IMProud.

  • Facebook: @OklahomaACP

MyACP Account

If you have any difficulty accessing your MyACP 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

Participant Photography

As a participant in the chapter meeting, your photograph may to 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 Chapters 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 chapter meeting, contact Kathy Musson at


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