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Washington DC - Internal Medicine Board Review Course

Date: July 13-17, 2015
Course Code: PG1506
Course Schedule: Download the Course Schedule
Course Syllabus: Download the Syllabus

Register Online

Fee Schedule

  Non-Member ACP Member, Resident*, Research
Fellow*, Intern*
ACP Resident/Fellow Members
Before 6/19/15 $1,245 $965 $765
On/after 6/19/15 $1,320 $1,040 $840

* Verification letter required.

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Course Information

Learning Objectives:
  • Increase and refresh knowledge of core topics in internal medicine and the subspecialties through discussion of common and not-so-common clinical problems.
  • Become adept working through difficult test questions logically and successfully.
  • Implement changes in clinical practice in accordance with recent advances and clinical guidelines.
Target Audience:

Physicians preparing for the ABIM Maintenance of Certification examination in internal medicine, general internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and internal medicine trainees.

CME Accreditation:

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 41.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACP IMBR Flashcards App

Access to the ACP IMBR Flashcards App loaded with 200 IM Board Review flashcards will be available to participants 24 hours after the course concludes.

Electronic Syllabus*

All registrations include access to the electronic version of the course syllabus (e-syllabus), which will be available beginning June 29, 2015.

Important Points Regarding the E-Syllabus:

  • The e-syllabus is a full-color pdf document in excess of 1800 pages. It is not intended for printing. If printed in black and white it will not be readable.
  • You must download the syllabus to your laptop or tablet prior to attending the course, as there will not be internet access in the meeting room.
  • You will need to have software that enables you to take notes on a pdf document. Adobe Reader is a source for free versions of note-taking software.
  • You should make a back-up copy of the e-syllabus. It will only be available online until July 31, 2015.
  • There are a limited number of outlets in the meeting room. Your device should be fully charged before you arrive.

*A print copy of the syllabus can be ordered with your registration for an additional $75.00 (or purchased at the course for $100). If you would like to order a print copy, please check this option on the course page before adding the course to your cart. All print copies will be distributed at the course.

Course Directors

Carmella A. Cole, MD, FACP
Director, Section of General Internal Medicine
Interim Chair Department of Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Sailaja Pindiprolu, MD, FACP
Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center

Faculty

Federico M. Asch, MD, FACC, FASE
Associate Director, Echocardiography Core Lab MedStar Health Research Institute at
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Georgetown University

Kenneth D. Burman, MD, MACP
Director, Section of Endocrinology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Professor, Department of Medicine
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Professor, Department of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Christopher Collins, MD
Program Director, Section of Rheumatology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University Medical School
Washington, DC

Chee Chan, MD
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and
Respiratory Services
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Brian Cuneo, MD, FACP
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and
Respiratory Services
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Program Director
Primary Care Residency Program
Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

K. Eric De Jonge, MD, ACP Member
Director
Section of Geriatrics and Long Term Care
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Cynthia C. Deklotz, MD
Department of Dermatology
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

Zayd A. Eldadah, MD, PhD, FACC
Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Research
Co-Director
Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Christopher M. Gallagher, MD
Section of Medical Oncology
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

J. Hunter Groninger, MD, FAAHPM, ACP Member
Director, Section of Palliative Care
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Zone-En Lee, MD
Section of Gastroenterology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Leon L. Lai, MD, ACP Member
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Georgetown University at
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Alexander Lalos, MD
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Washington, DC

Robert Laureno, MD, FACP
Chair, Department of Neurology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Professor of Neurology
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Vera Malkovska, MD, MRCP, FRCPath
Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics
George Washington University
Director of Hematology
Washington Cancer Institute at
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Abbie Miller, MD
Section of General Internal Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Jack Moore, MD, FACP
Director, Section of Nephrology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Raquel Nunes, MD
Section of Medical Oncology
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

John Reyes-Castano, MD
Section of Endocrinology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

George Ruiz, MD
Section of Cardiology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Maria Elena Ruiz, MD
Section of Infectious Disease
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Meeta Sharma, MD
Director, Diabetes Team
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Chief, Division of Endocrinology, WHC
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

Michael J. Sherman, DO, ACP Member
Section of Nephrology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Andrew F. Shorr, MD, MPH
Interim Director, Pulmonary, Critical Care and
Respiratory Services
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Shannon Sullivan, MD
Section of Endocrinology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Deborah A. Topol, MD, FACP
Assistant Dean for Medical Education
Georgetown University at
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Judith H. Veis, MD, FACP
Associate Director, Section of Nephrology
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Wm. Guy Weigold, MD
Director, Cardiac CT
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Jared M. Widell, MD
Director, Stress Echocardiograph Laboratory
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Christian J. Woods, MD, FACP
Sections of Infectious Disease and Pulmonary,
Critical Care and Respiratory Services
Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency Program
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Hotel and Travel Information

You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations. A sufficient number of rooms have been set aside for course registrants. In the event that the rooms have been sold out, please check the internet for alternative hotels in the area.

Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City*
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202
Telephone: 703-415-5000
Group Rates: Single or double rooms $215

The hotel reduced-rate cutoff date is June 22, 2015
All rates are per room, per day and do not include applicable taxes and gratuities. Reduced rates are available until June 22, 2015 or until the ACP contracted hotel block sells out. Please identify yourself with this course in order to benefit from the block of rooms set aside for course registrants.

*When booking online, please use group code: PTMPTMA. When booking by phone, please use group name: ACP Internal Medicine.

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