Principles of Prevention in Primary Care Practice 2020

 

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May 17-19, 2020, The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 

Optimize Patient Care

Review updates, advances & best practices in all areas of primary care.

Among the Highest-Rate CME

Program is among the highest-rated CME courses at Harvard Medical School

22 hours of Continuing Education

  • Earn up to 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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Among the highest-rated CME courses at Harvard Medical School

Primary Care & Internal Medicine practitioners can rely on this program for an update on best practices and effective preventive medicine strategies

 

This CME course will address:

  • Genetic causes of cancer: what patients should be screened
  • Alcohol use and opioid patient management
  • Screening and treatment of depression
  • Strategies for smoking cessation
  • Nutrition counseling and healthy coaching to prevent chronic illnesses
  • Lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes, cardiac disease, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia
  • Preventing falls in the elderly
  • Evolving vaccine recommendations
  • Advice for the world traveler to prevent infections
  • Reducing medical errors
  • Updates from the scientific director of the USPSTF

Presenters will provide specific recommendations for optimal care. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest “best practices” and enhance your clinical skills. Both new and returning attendees will benefit from the comprehensive curriculum.

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Course Directors

Gerald W. Smetana, MD, MACP

Gerald W. Smetana, MD, MACP

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, General Internst in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 
Howard Libman, MD, FACP

Howard Libman, MD, FACP

Attending Physician, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical School (BIDMC), and Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, at Harvard Medical School

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Pricing

Registration rate: $799/$899 before/after Mar 22 2020.

5% discount applied during registration by using discount code SAVE5.

*Pricing in USD

Where is the course located?
The Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St James Ave
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-5300
Which sessions are included in the course?

May 17, 2020 (Day 1)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 7:45 AM Introduction and Welcome
Keynote Lecture
7:45 AM 8:45 AM The History of Oncology: Lessons Learned from Patients
Lowell E. Schnipper, MD
Special Lecture
8:45 AM 9:20 AM Evidence-Based Approach to Prevention*
Quyen Ngo-Metzger, MD, MPH
9:20 AM 9:30 AM Q&A
9:30 AM 9:45 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
Principles of Screening and Prevention
9:45 AM 10:20 AM Which Patients Should be Screened for Genetic Causes of Cancer?*
Nadine M. Tung, MD
10:20 AM 10:30 AM Q&A
10:30 AM 11:05 AM Screening and Treatment of Depression
Michael W. Kahn, MD
11:05 AM 11:15 AM Q&A
11:15 AM 12:15 PM Updates on USPSTF Recommendations: A Year-in-Review
Quyen Ngo-Metzger, MD, MPH
12:15 PM 1:30 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30 PM 2:05 PM Hypertension 2020: Recent Evidence that Will Change Your Practice 
Gerald W. Smetana, MD, MACP
2:05 PM 2:15 PM Q&A
Risk Management
2:15 PM 2:50 PM Preventing Common Infections in Ambulatory Practice
Howard Libman, MD
2:50 PM 3:00 PM Q&A
3:00 PM 3:20 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
3:20 PM 3:55 PM The Opioid Crisis: Patient Management and Public Health Considerations*
Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH
3:55 PM 4:05 PM Q&A
4:05 PM 4:40 PM New Preventative Therapies for Migraine
Gerald W. Smetana, MD, MACP
4:40 PM 4:50 PM Q&A
4:50 PM 5:25 PM Prevention of Colon Cancer: Does Anything Besides Aspirin Decrease the Risk of Colon Cancer?*
Helen M. Shields, MD, FACP, AGAF
5:25 PM 5:35 PM Q&A

* Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
updated on 7/11/19

May 18, 2020 (Day 2)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
Keynote Lecture
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Keynote: The Two Most Important Days – Reflections on Happiness, Joy and Living with Purpose
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
Special Lecture
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Preventing Malpractice: Complications and the Mistakes We Make*
Jane S. Sillman, MD
Gabriel W. Bell, Esq.
Healthy Lifestyles
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Exercise Prescription: Promoting Physical Activity in You and Your Patients*
Edward M. Phillips, MD
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
10:20 AM 10:50 AM Motivational Interviewing: A Proven Approach for Weight Loss*
Frank J. Domino, MD
10:50 AM 11:20 AM Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Diabetes*
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
11:20 AM 11:35 AM Ask the Experts: Answering Your Questions
Faculty
Special Lectures
11:35 AM 12:20 PM Errors that I Have Made
Martin A. Samuels MD, DSc(hon)
12:20 PM 1:30 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30 PM 2:05 PM Deprescribing Medication in Clinical Practice*
Molly S. Brett, MD
2:05 PM 2:15 PM Q&A
2:15 PM 2:50 PM Reflections on Renewal
Charles Hatem, MD
2:50 PM 3:00 PM Q&A
3:00 PM 3:20 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
Cancer Symposium
3:20 PM 4:00 PM Prostate Cancer – Screening and Beyond: Genetics, Prevention and Therapy*
Marc B. Garnick, MD
4:00 PM 4:40 PM Cervical Cancer Prevention: Is the Pap Smear Obsolete?
Kelly D. Ford, MD
4:40 PM 5:20 PM Breast Cancer Prevention and Screening: What We Know, What We Do and Does it Make Sense?*
Nadine M. Tung, MD
5:20 PM 5:45 PM Ask the Experts: Answering Your Cancer Questions
Faculty

* Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
updated on 7/11/19

May 19, 2020 (Day 3)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
Keynote Lecture
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Nutrition: Eat, Drink and Be Healthy
Walter C. Willet, MD, DrPH
Infectious Diseases
8:30 AM 9:05 AM Preventing Infections in the World Traveler
Mary T. LaSalvia, MD, MPH
9:05 AM 9:15 AM Q&A
9:15 AM 9:50 AM Vaccine Angst: A Paradigm for Prevention*
Kelly D. Ford, MD
9:50 AM 10:00 AM Q&A
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
10:30 AM 11:05 AM Treating Tobacco Users: Strategies and Controversies*
Nancy A. Rigotti, MD
11:05 AM 11:15 AM Q&A
Special Lecture
11:15 AM 11:50 AM New Developments in the Management of Hyperlipidemias
Murray A. Mittleman, MD, DrPH
11:50 AM 12:00 PM Q&A
12:00 PM 12:35 PM Screening, Prevention and Treatment of HCV: A Shifting Paradigm for Primary Care
Camilla S. Graham, MD, MPH
12:35 PM 12:45 PM Q&A
12:45 PM 1:20 PM HIV Prevention: What Else Works Besides Condoms?*
Howard Libman, MD, FACP
1:20 PM 1:30 PM Q&A
1:30 PM 1:35 PM Closing Remarks

* Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
updated on 7/11/19

Principles of Prevention in Primary Care Practice 2020

 

Discounted Pricing exclusively via QxMD

Use Discount Code SAVE5 to save 5%

May 17-19, 2020, The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center