2023 Tennessee Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting

Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21, 2023
Franklin Marriott Cool Springs | Franklin, TN

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2023 Tennessee Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting

2023 Update 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!

Join your internal medicine colleagues at the next TN Chapter scientific meeting October 20 - 21, 2023:

  • 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 Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Franklin TN!

Catherine Womack, MD, FACP
ACP Governor, Tennessee Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • Opioid-prescribing guidelines
  • Update on Stroke
  • Update on Asthma
  • New This Year - Thieves Market
  • Doctor’s Dilemma®
Program Committee
  • Parul Goyal MD FACP (Co-Chair)
  • Steve Hegedus MD FACP
  • Daphne Norwood MD FACP
  • Mukta Panda MD MACP
  • Melissa Scalise MD FACP (Co-Chair)

9.5 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: October 21, 2023
Termination Date: October 21, 2024

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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 the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Tennessee Chapter Scientific Meeting for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.

The Two-Hour Opioid Prescribing Courses, for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM .

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9.5 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 20

Time Session
8:00-8:50 AM Update in Rheumatology with Rheumatologic Testing, Interpretation, and Phenotypic Correlation
Suzanne Moore, MD
8:50-9:40 AM Update in Stroke
Bala Krishnaiah, MD
10:10-11:00 AM Hip Joint and Its Common Injuries
Ashley Karpinos, MD, FACR
11:00-11:50 AM Update in Asthma
Julio Lanfranco, MD
11:50-1:15 PM ACP Townhall
1:00-3:00 PM Resident Track
Bob Vegors
Hospitalist/PCP Panel
Steve Hegedus
Kaylin Craig, MD
Dan Carmody, MD
Monica Jimenez, MD
Michele McAmis, MD
Mark Owusu
Resident Facilitator: Alyssa Ferrell
1:15-2:05 PM Your Self-Care Can’t Wait (and it doesn’t have to): Strategies for Protecting your Health and Well-Being During Work Periods
Mukta Panda, MD, MACP
Chris Cunningham, PhD
2:10-3:00 PM Update in Outpatient Medicine
Tracy Doering, MD, MACP
Update in Hospital Medicine/ PEARLS
Peter Liu, MD
3:05-3:55 PM Repeat Concurrent Breakout Sessions
4:20-5:10 PM Thieves Market
Emily Brown, MD, FACP

Saturday, October 21

Time Session
9:00-9:50 AM Recognizing and Addressing Health Care Disparities in the LGBTQ Population
Anthony Wilson, MD
10:10-11:10 AM Narcotic Prescribing - Part 1
Tyler Dougherty, Pharm D
11:10-12:10 PM Narcotic Prescribing - Part 2
Tyler Dougherty, Pharm D

Tennessee Chapter Registration

Categories Registration Rates
ACP Member $175
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
ACP Affiliate Member $175
Nonmember Physician $225
Nonmember Resident $50
Nonmember Medical Student $50
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $200
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 continental breakfast, lunch, all scientific sessions and materials, and CME documentation.

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 help@acponline.org

Can I follow along on social media?

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

Participant Photography

As a participant in the chapter meeting, your photograph may be 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 patients 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 Anti-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 acpevents@acponline.org or call 215 351-7750.

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 Renee Arnott, Executive Director at 615-829-3733 or renee.arnott@tnmed.org.

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