Virginia Chapter 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting

Friday, November 11 & Saturday, November 12, 2022
Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

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Virginia Chapter 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting

Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

From Zoom to Live! The VA Chapter is pleased to offer a safe meeting space to learn, recharge, and facilitate face-to-face discussion with your peers, chapter leaders, and guest speakers!

Join your internal medicine colleagues at the next VA Chapter scientific meeting November 11 - 12, 2022:

  • 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 at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke VA!

Stuart I. Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP
ACP Governor, Virginia Chapter

Meeting Highlights

News and Updates

  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • COPD      

"Expect the Unexpected"

  • In-Flight Emergencies
  • Challenging Legal cases for Virginia Docs

"Best Practices"

  • Stroke Management
  • Medication Management in Diabetes
  • Lupus                   

Brush Up on Your Skills

  • Joint Exams
  • Dermatology

"Cases and Curbsides"

  • Expert advice with complex test results in Cardiology, Rheumatology, and Women's Health
  • Pertinent Cases in Infectious Disease
  • Risk assessment in Mammography
Program Committee
  • Dana Buchanan, MD, MPF, FACP
  • Lisa Ellis MD, MS, MACP, Co-Chair
  • Robert Enelow, MD, FACP
  • Simon Lehtinen MD FACP, Co-Chair
  • Eileen West MD FACP

11.5 CME & MOC Available

Release Date: November 12, 2022
Termination Date: November 12, 2023

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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 a maximum of 11.5 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 11.5 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, November 11

Time Session
7:45-8:00 AM Welcome
Stuart Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP
Simon Lehtinen, MD, FACP
8:00-9:00 AM Moss Lecture: "Under The Plane Tree: Wisdom For The Ages"
A. Paul Dallas, MD, MACP
9:00-9:45 AM "It's a Joint Effort"- Expert Advice From Orthopedics"
Steven Kates, MD
9:45-10:15 AM Break
10:15-11:00 AM "Skin In the Game for the Internist"
Mariana Phillips, MD
11:00-11:45 AM "Advances in Management of Congestive Heart Failure"
Steven Philips, MD
11:45-12:15 PM "News You Can Use" from Virginia and National ACP
Stuart Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP
John Paul Verderese, MD, FACP
12:15-12:30 PM Break
12:30-1:15 PM Town Hall
Stuart Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP
1:15-1:30 PM Break
1:30-2:30 PM "What Do I do with this Report?" - A Clinical Triad of Women's Health, Cardiology and Rheumatology
Lisa Larkin, MD, FACP, NCMP
Adegbenga Bankole, MD
Steven Philips, MD, Ph.D.
2:30-3:15 PM "Fine Tuning Risk Assessment for Breast Health"
Lisa Larkin, MD, FACP, NCMP
3:15-3:45 PM Break
3:45-4:30 PM "The Expert's Guide to Lupus"
Adegbenga Bankole, MD
4:30-5:15 PM "Challenging Legal Scenarios for Virginia Physicians"
Michael L. Goodman, JD
5:15-5:30 PM Closing Remarks - Day 1
Stuart Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP
5:30-7:00 PM Awards Reception
Hotel Roanoke
7:30-9:00 PM Early Career Physician Social
Three Notch’d Brewery - walk across Skyway from the Hotel Roanoke

Saturday, November 12

Time Session
7:30-8:15 AM Infectious Disease- "Hindsight is 2020"
Mike Stevens, MD, MPH, FACP
8:15-9:00 AM "Insight in Stroke Management"
Andrew Stemer, MD
9:00-9:45 AM "Guidelines in Lung Cancer Screening"
Andrew Wolf, MD, MACP
9:45-10:15 AM Break
10:15-11:00 AM "Clinical Pearls in Diabetes"
Elias Siraj, MD, FACP
11:00-11:45 AM COPD: "What’s New in 2022?"
Eric Libre, MD, FACP
11:45-12:30 PM "Is there a doctor on board?" - Practical Tips for In-Flight Emergencies
William Brady, MD
12:30-12:45 PM Wrap Up and Adjourn
Stuart Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP

Virginia Chapter Registration

Categories By 11/4/22 After 11/4/22
ACP Member $325 $350
ACP Resident/Fellow Member* $25 $25
ACP Medical Student Member* $25 $25
ACP Affiliate Member $325 $350
Nonmember Physician $380 $405
Nonmember Resident $75 $100
Nonmember Medical Student $75 $100
Nonmember Allied Health Professional $380 $405

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).
*$25 fee for students and residents will be refunded on site at the registration desk. 


Registration Information

Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, all scientific sessions and materials, and CME documentation.

Members whose dues were not paid for the current fiscal year will receive the nonmember registration rate.

Meeting Handouts

There will be no meeting handouts.

Hotel Accommodations

We have reserved a block of rooms at the following rates until October 14, 2022. When making your reservation, be sure to mention that you will be attending the ACP VA Chapter meeting. The rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make your reservation as early as possible by calling the hotel directly at 540-985-5900 or 866-594-4722 or booking online.

Single/Double: $189.00
The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016

We have reserved an overflow block of rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown with following rates until October 14, 2022. When making your reservation, be sure to mention that you will be attending the ACP VA Chapter meeting. The rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make your reservation as early as possible by calling the hotel directly at 540-400-6000 or book online (link below)

King/2 Queen - $219/night
Hampton Inn and Suite - Roanoke Downtown
27 Church Ave SE
Roanoke, VA 24011



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

Participant Photography

As a participant in the 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 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 chapter meeting, contact Sarah Wardrop at 225-364-9480 or


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