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Virginia Chapter 2021 Annual Meeting and Clinical Update

November 12 & 13, 2021

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Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

Join ACP's Virginia Chapter at our upcoming comprehensive virtual scientific meeting, November 12th and 13th, 2021. 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.
Stuart I. Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP
Governor, Virginia Chapter
Meeting Highlights
  • Addressing long-term COVID symptoms
  • Update in PAD and in managing headache
  • Join National and state leadership in a Town Hall and Advocacy Update
  • Challenging cases in hypertension and sexual dysfunction
  • Clinical Pearls in Sleep Disorders
Program Committee
  • Dana Buchanan MD FACP
  • Lisa Ellis MD MACP
  • Robert Enelow MD FACP
  • Stuart Henochowicz MD MBA FACP
  • Simon Lehtinen MD FACP
  • Ann Tennett, Executive Director, Virginia Chapter
  • Eileen West MD FACP

11.75 CME/MOC Available

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

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 11.75 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 11.75 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.

Agenda

Friday, November 12

Time Session
8:00 AM COVID-19: Lessons Learned
Henry Masur MD MACP
9:00 AM The Basics and Beyond of IBS
John G McCarthy MD MAJ MC
9:45 AM Clinical Pearls: Sleep Disorders
Eric Davis MD
10:15 AM Break
10:45 AM Work-Life Balance: The Elusive Unicorn
Jacqueline Fincher MD MACP
11:30 AM Physician and ACP Advocacy and Engagement in Politics: Why and Why Now?
Robert Doherty
12:15 PM Lunch / Sponsor Break
12:30 PM Town Hall
Stuart Henochowicz MD MBA FACP
William Fox MD FACP
John Paul Verderese MD FACP
Robert Doherty
1:30 PM PAD: What's New?
Deepak Talreja MD FACC
2:15 PM Emerging Concepts in the Management of COVID-19 "Long Haulers"
Alexandra Kadl MD
3:00 PM Break
3:30 PM Treating Migraine Headache in 2021
Jessica Ailani MD FAHS FAAN FANA
4:15 PM Best Papers that Changed My Practice in 2020
Alan Dow MD MSHA FACP
Simon Lehtinen MD FACP
5:15 PM Closing Remarks for Day 1

Saturday, November 13

Time Session
7:00 AM Early Career Physicians / Advancement to Fellowship
7:30 AM HTN: Challenging Cases
Phoebe Ashley MS MD
8:15 AM Substance and Alcohol Use Disorder - From COVID and Beyond
Stephanie Peglow DO MPH
9:00 AM Sexual Dysfunction: Do Ask, Do Tell
Rachel Rubin MD
9:45 AM Break
10:15 AM Tele-us All About It: Expert Guidance in Telehealth
Vimal Mishra MD
Karen Rheuban MD
11:15 AM Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Rheumatology
Adam Carlson MD
Noon Seeing the Patient Through the Eyes of the Geriatrician
Justin Mutter MD
12:45 PM Adjourn

Call for Chapter Awards Nominations

Each year the ACP Virginia Chapter recognizes our outstanding members with awards. Below are descriptions of the various awards. We invite you to nominate anyone you feel may be worthy of such an honor. Please submit the nominee's CV, a letter of nomination and a short bio (250 words or less) to Sami Tahhan MD FACP by September 30, 2021.

  • Community Teaching Award -- For a Virginia Chapter ACP member in good standing who exemplifies teaching excellence in a non-academic practice setting.
  • DEI Award -- The award is given to an ACP member with outstanding accomplishments in advancing diversity in clinical medicine or research and/or access to care in relation to diverse populations.
  • Early Career Physician Award –- An ACP member in good standing who falls within the description of the ECP category (16 years within graduation of medical school) and who demonstrates leadership and excellence in the field of internal medicine.
  • Inpatient Internal Medicine Teaching Award -- for a Virginia ACP member in good standing who exemplifies teaching excellence in internal medicine in an inpatient academic hospital setting.
  • Inpatient Subspecialist Teaching Award -- for a Virginia ACP member in good standing who exemplifies teaching excellence in an internal medicine subspecialty in an inpatient academic hospital setting.
  • Mentorship Award -- for a Virginia ACP member in good standing who exemplifies commitment to and involvement in the mentoring of young faculty/fellows/residents/students while enhancing their career development through advising, counseling, and serving as a professional role model.
  • Outpatient Internal Medicine Teaching Award -- for a Virginia ACP member in good standing who exemplifies teaching excellence in internal medicine in an outpatient academic setting.
  • Outpatient Subspecialist Teaching Award -- for a Virginia ACP member in good standing who exemplifies teaching excellence in an internal medicine subspecialty in an outpatient academic setting.
  • Paul Florentino Volunteerism Award -- To be presented to a Virginia Chapter ACP member in good standing who demonstrates significant service contributions to the field of medicine in a non-compensated position and not in a position required for training.
  • The Virginia ACP Laureate Award -- Given to a Fellow of the Chapter for distinguished achievement in the field of medicine in research, medical service, mentoring, teaching, and service to the chapter. The recipient is usually a senior member of the Chapter.
  • Women in Medicine Award -- Honors an outstanding woman physician with a distinguished career in areas of exceptional patient care, medical education and/or research.

Thank you for your time and consideration in our nomination process.

Virginia Chapter Registration

Categories Registration Rates
ACP Member $160
ACP Resident/Fellow Member $0
ACP Medical Student Member $0
Nonmember Physician $200
Nonmember Resident $0
Nonmember Medical Student $0
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $200

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).

FAQs

Find answers to commonly asked questions here.

Registration Information

Registration for the Virginia chapter meeting includes CME/MOC, recorded presentations with live Q&A, presentations available after the meeting. Members whose dues were not paid for the current fiscal year will receive the nonmember registration rate.

Where can I find meeting handouts?

To help us go "green" we are making our presentations available online only on the Chapter Web site prior to the meeting.

How do I access the virtual meeting?

Sessions are accessible through the Virtual Meeting Hub and on your chapter website. Click the “join virtual session” links in the agenda. If you have just purchased the meeting and get an access denied message, please log-out of your ACPonline account and log back in. This will refresh the purchases on your account. 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

I cannot access my account.

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. 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

I do not have an ACPonline account

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

Will this meeting be recorded?

The meeting will be recorded and available for playback for one year.

Participant Photography

As a participant in the Virginia 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 Ann Tennent.

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 Ann Tennett at 540-631-0426 or astacp@hotmail.com.

 

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