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Vermont Chapter Scientific Meeting 2020

September 25, 2020

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Emergence of Innovation in Internal Medicine

Join your colleagues in internal medicine at the next scientific meeting of the Vermont Chapter of the American College of Physicians, being held Friday, September 25, 2020. 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 Vermont Chapter's rich source of knowledge content.

Meeting Highlights
  • Gain insightful understanding of current state and federal issues in healthcare;
  • Improve understanding of recent guidelines and best practices in COPD management;
  • Gain knowledge of recent guidelines and best practices in atrial fibrillation management;
  • Update on local public health issues. 
Program Committee
  • Allen Repp, MD, FACP, Chapter Governor
  • Colleen Magne, Chapter Staff

2.25 CME/MOC Available

Release Date: September 1, 2020
Termination Date: September 1, 2021

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 2.25 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 (point amount) 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.


September 25, 2020

Time Session
8:00 AM ACP VT Keynote Address and DoM Grand Rounds: Government at the Bedside – Current State and Federal Issues
Jacqueline Fincher, MD, MACP, President, Board of Regents, American College of Physicians
9:00 AM Break
9:15 PM Welcome & Orientation
Allen Repp, MD, FACP
Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind
9:20 AM COPD: Updating a GOLDen Oldie
David Kaminsky, MD
9:40 AM Update in General Internal Medicine
Alison Landrey, MD, FACP
10:00 AM What's New in Atrial Fibrillation?
Joe Winget, MD
10:20 AM Virtual Coffee Break
Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind
10:40 AM Public Health Highlights: Hot Topics in Vermont
Mark Levine, MD, FACP
11:00 AM Things We Do For No Reason
Lee-Anna Burgess, MD, and Mark Pasanen, MD, FACP
11:20 AM Student and Resident Research Winning Poster Presentations
11:40 AM Awards and Adjournment
Allen Repp, MD, FACP

Vermont Chapter Registration

Categories Registration Rates
ACP Member $20
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
ACP Affiliate Member $02
Nonmember Physician $30
Nonmember Resident $30
Nonmember Medical Student $30
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $30

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).


Due to rapidly escalating health concerns related to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), our chapter has come to the difficult decision to move to virtual for the 2020 meeting. In the spirit of our chapter values to “adapt and overcome,” we have decided to move to a virtual event.

How do I find and access which sessions will be virtual?

We will add a link for the audience to join virtual sessions in the online session gallery. Only registered attendees who are logged in will be able to access these links. If you have any difficulty accessing your ACP 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

Will attendees be able to ask questions or participate in the session, or is the session just going to consist of streamed presentations?

We are aiming to make options available that include attendee interaction options like a live chat window and/or polling. We would like for sessions to be interactive when possible and desired.

For other questions about the virtual meeting, contact Colleen Magne at 802-793-0493 or


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