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Maintenance of Certification Exam Preparation Course Philadelphia, PA

Date: August 6-8, 2015
Course Code: PG1508
Course Schedule: Download the Course Schedule
Course Syllabus: Download the Syllabus

Register Online

Fee Schedule

  Non-Member ACP Member,
Resident*, Research
Fellow*, Intern*
Before 7/13/15: $905 $735
On/after 7/13/15: $980 $810

* Verification letter required.

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

MOC Information

This course provides preparation for the ABIM MOC examination, but does not qualify for ABIM MOC Points.

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 July 24, 2015.

Important Points Regarding the E-Syllabus:

  • The e-syllabus is a full-color pdf document in excess of 1400 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 August 21, 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

Howard H. Weitz, MD, MACP, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Senior Vice Chair, Academic Affairs
Director, Division of Cardiology
Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Jefferson Medical College
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Guest Faculty

Margaret Beliveau, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine Residency Faculty
Billings Clinic
Billings, MT

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD, MACP, FACR
Professor and Chairman Department of Academic Medicine
CCF Lerner College of Medicine of CWRU
Rheumatic and Immunologic Disease
Center for Vasculitis Care and Research
Editor-in-Chief, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Ronald N. Rubin, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Karna K. Sundsted, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD
Department of Dermatology
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH


Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Jurij R. Bilyk, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology

Phyllis Flomenberg, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases and Environmental Medicine

Kevin Furlong, DO
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases

Rakesh Gulati, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology

Daniel Kremens, MD, JD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Co-Director, Movement Disorders Center

Gregary D. Marhefka, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Stephanie Moleski, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Ross Summer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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.

Hyatt at The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
Telephone: 1-888-591-1234
Group Rates: Single or double rooms $154

The hotel reduced-rate cutoff date is July 17, 2015
All rates are per room, per day and do not include applicable taxes and gratuities. Reduced rates are available until July 17, 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.

The ACP contracted hotel block has sold out. Please check the internet for alternative hotels in the area.

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