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2013 ACP Rhode Island Chapter Scientific Meeting Presentations

Meeting was held Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, Cranston, RI

Course handouts are available in Adobe PDF format. (If you need to download Adobe Acrobat, please see link at the bottom of the page.) When you browse through the listings, you will see only links for sessions that have handouts available. If you do not see the session you are looking for, we have not received it from the faculty.

11:00 a.m.–Noon: Catch up with colleagues/Poster Preview

Noon–12:30 p.m.: Luncheon/Networking

12:30–1:00 p.m.: Welcome/Opening Remarks
Presentation of 2013 Laureate & Governor’s Awards
Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD, FACP, Governor, RI Chapter

1:00–1:45 p.m.: Keynote Address: Beyond Meaningful Use: How EHR Use Should Improve Care
Peter Basch, MD, FACP

2:00-2:45 p.m.: Breakout Sessions
Controversies in Testing and Screening for Prostate Cancer
Anthony E. Mega, MD

Antibiotic Use and Resistance
Louis B. Rice, MD, FACP

Hepatitis C: Screening and Treatment
Jack R. Wands, MD

3:00-3:45 p.m.: Breakout Sessions
Sepsis: New Advances in Therapy
Mitchell M. Levy, MD

Update on Clostridium difficile Diagnosis and Therapy, Including Fecal Transplant
Colleen Kelly, MD

Update on Celiac Disease
Alan Epstein, MD

4:00–5:30 p.m.: Podium Presentations – Associates’ Forum Competition

5:30–6:15 p.m.: Reception and viewing of posters

6:15–6:30 p.m.: Presentation of Awards and Closing Remarks
Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD, FACP


Page updated: 5/20/13

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