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Virginia Chapter 2021 Meeting Hub

November 12 & 13, 2021

Access the Virtual Meeting  

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

Agenda

Join the presenters at the times listed below for a “live” viewing and Q&A sessions. After the conference dates, these recorded presentations will be available to watch for those registered for one year.

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

CME & MOC

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.

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 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.

FAQ

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 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 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 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 virtual meeting, contact Ann Tennett at 540-631-0426 or astacp@hotmail.com

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