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2021 South Dakota ACP Annual Scientific Meeting Hub

March 2-4, 2022

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Emergence of Innovation in Internal Medicine

Join ACP's South Dakota Chapter at our upcoming comprehensive virtual scientific meeting, March 2-4, 2022. Refresh your knowledge, earn CME/MOC, and connect with your chapter colleagues in a new, convenient virtual platform.

Learn, Connect, and Engage from Your Own Space

  • Attend exclusive live, interactive learning sessions with your Chapter colleagues from the comfort and safety of your home or office.
  • Engage with other attendees to discuss topics important to you and your community, both professionally and socially.
  • Receive top-notch education from expert faculty, connect with one another, and learn new 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 knowledge.
Rob Allison, MD MACP
Governor, South Dakota Chapter


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Meeting Highlights
  • ACP Advocacy Update from Bob Doherty
  • Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine from William Fox, MD FACP
  • Session from Adam Rodman, MD FACP from the Bedside Rounds Podcast
  • Student and Resident Poster Session
Program Committee
  • Kelly Stacey, MD FACP
  • Rob Allison, MD MACP
  • Michael Davies, MD FACP
  • Eric Larson, MD FACP
  • Kris Rahm, SD ACP Executive Director
  • Jennifer Williamson, MBBS FACP


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

Wednesday, March 2

Time (Central Time) Session
4:00 - 5:30 PM South Dakota ACP Council Meeting
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Thursday, March 3

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Time (Central Time) Session
7:55 AM Welcome
Rob Allison, MD MACP, SDACP Governor
8:00 AM Morning Session Begins
Jennifer Williamson MBBS FACP, Moderator
8:00 AM 10 COVID-19 Disease and Vaccine Myths Debunked
Shankar Kurra, MD MBBS
8:45 AM Adjust Your Lens -- It Is Never Too Late To Refocus
Sandra Ogunrami, DHA DCM
9:30 AM Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine
William Fox, MD FACP, ACP Regent
10:15 AM Break
Visit Vendor Space for a Chance to Win
10:45 AM Palliative Care In The Time Of Covid - A Look At Resource Management And Triage Protocols During The Pandemic
Andrea Baier, MD
11:30 AM What the RUC?! Coding and Payment Changes for 2021
William Fox, MD FACP, ACP Regent
12:15 PM Grab Your Lunch
12:30 PM Physician and ACP Advocacy: Why and Why NOW
Bob Doherty, SVP American College of Physicians
1:00 PM Town Hall
Rob Allison, MD MACP, SDACP Governor
1:30 PM Afternoon Session Begins
Jennifer Hasvold, MD FACP, Moderator
1:30 PM The State of Physician Wellness Post COVID: How To Create A Career You Love
Clarissa Barnes, MD FACP
2:15 PM Pulmonary Manifestations of Long Covid-19
Michael Pietila, MD FACP
3:00 PM Colon Cancer Screening - No Ands, Ifs or Butts
Cristina Hill Jensen, MD
3:45 PM Grab a Beverage and Join Us for Awards!
4:15 PM Chapter Award Celebration & Social

Friday, March 4

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Time (Central Time) Session
8:00 AM Morning Session Begins
Mike Davies, MD FACP, Moderator
8:00 AM Drugs, Are You Old Enough To Remember....
Dana Darger, RPh
8:45 AM

Resident and Student Poster Session
Randall Lamfers, MD FACP

  • 8:45 – Welcome
  • 8:50 – Colton Powers
  • 9:00 – Jackson Shriver
  • 9:10 – Mamoon Ahmed
  • 9:20 – Mashood Badshah
  • 9:30 – Khizar Hamid
  • 9:40 – Fouad Khalil
  • 9:50 – Ugur Kucuk
  • 10:00 – Touba Naim
  • 10:10 – Swaminathan Perinkulam
  • 10:20 – Wrap-Up
10:15 AM Break
10:45 AM Fever on the Frontier
Adam Rodman, MD FACP
11:30 AM Practical Psychiatric Pearls for the Internist
Kirsten Butz, MD
12:15 PM Meeting Adjourned


Release Date: March 4, 2022
Termination Date: March 4, 2023

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.

In order to claim CME you must complete a meeting survey. This link will direct you to the survey and then the CME claim form. CME cannot be claimed until the last session of the meeting has been held.

The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.75 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 8.75 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.



Find answers to your questions below. 

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.

Participant Photography

As a participant in the South Dakota 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 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 Kris Rahm.

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 Kris Rahm at


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