2024 Hot Topics in Internal Medicine Conference

Middleton, WI US
June 6, 2024 to June 7, 2024

Conference Format (In-Person OR Virtual)

Please Note: The Hot Topics in Internal Medicine conference (June 6-7, 2024) is scheduled to be in-person at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, WI and also live-streamed. 
This conference will not be recorded for post-conference viewing.

Conference Overview

This activity enhances participants' knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors, with a focus on recent advances in preventive care, acute and chronic disease management, and enhancement of practitioner application of national priorities in health systems improvement. Topics and speakers were carefully considered to be sure that we addressed current challenges for health care issues routinely encountered by primary care providers and their health professional teams. The overall objective of this activity is to provide a comprehensive review of the most important advances in internal medicine and its sub-specialties essential for all medical professionals who care for adults in the following areas:

General Internal Medicine and relevant topics in:

  • Endoscopic Management of Weight Loss
  • Connective Tissue Disease 
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Update on Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • POTS
  • Emerging Infections
  • Updates in HIV
  • When to Stop Medications in the Elderly
  • Elderly Care: POA's and Living Wills
  • Preoperative Assessment
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Interpreting TFTs
  • And more.....

In addition, participants will explore challenging cases and recent research.

Provided By

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

  • Department of Medicine
  • UW Health Internal Medicine

University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP)

Elements of Competence

This activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care and procedural skills and medical knowledge. This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles and responsibilities.

Intended Audience

This activity is designed to meet the needs of primary care physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and other health care professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge and improving their care of patients.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participation in this educational series, members of the healthcare team will be able to:

  • Describe recent advances in preventive care, acute and chronic disease management, and practitioner application of national priorities in health systems improvement
  • Identify current challenges for health care issues routinely encountered by primary care teams
  • Identify health disparities that may impact access to care and/or the management of patients
  • Manage the impact of bias, class, and power on the clinical encounter and strategize ways to counteract bias in the clinical encounter
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.00 AAPA Category 1 CME
  • 13.00 MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 13.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 13.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
03/05/2024
Course expires: 
07/22/2024
Event starts: 
06/06/2024 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/07/2024 - 3:30pm CDT
Cost:
$450.00
Rating: 
0

Hot Topics in Internal Medicine Conference - Thursday & Friday, June 6-7, 2024

THURSDAY, June 6, 2024
Morning Sessions
7:00Registration/Check-in and Continental Breakfast
7:50 - 8:00Welcome and Introductions - Dr. Jeremy Smith
8:00 - 8:30POAs, Living Wills and and the Nuances of Activating Patients Without These Documents  - Mara Terras, MD
8:30 - 9:00Dementia: Evaluation and Treatment - Nathaniel Chin, MD
9:00 - 9:30When to Stop Medications in the Elderly - Alexis Eastman, MD
9:30 - 10:00Q&A Session - Terras, Chin, and Eastman
10:00 - 10:30Break
10:30 - 11:00Preoperative Assessment - Caitlin Weitzel, NP
11:00 - 11:30Why We Do What We Do - Samantha Murray-Bainer, MD
11:30-12:00Update on Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis & Management, Joshua Lang, MD
12:00 - 12:30Q&A Session - Weitzel, Murray-Bainer, Lang
12:30 - 1:30Lunch
Afternoon Sessions
1:30 - 2:00Refractory Hypertension/Resistant Hypertension, Adam Gepner, MD
2:00 - 2:30Pulmonary Hypertension, Amy Chybowski, NP  
2:30 - 2:45Q&A Session - Gepner, Chybowski
2:45 - 3:00Break
3:00 - 4:00Rheumatology Series: Connective Tissues in Review - Christine Sharkey, MD, Sarah Donohue, MD
4:00 - 4:30Preventive Exams, Kelly Lavin, MD
4:30-5:00Q&A - Sharkey, Donohue, Lavin
5:00Adjourn Day 1
FRIDAY, June 7, 2024
Morning Sessions
7:00Registration/Check-in and Continental Breakfast
7:50 - 8:00Welcome and Introductions - Dr. Jeremy Smith
8:00 - 8:30Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome - Jennifer Marks, NP
8:30 - 9:00Updates in HIV: Diagnosis & Treatment - Robert Striker, MD
9:00 - 9:30When to Consider Immunodeficiency - Daniel Rosenberg, MD
9:30 - 10:00Q&A - Marks, Striker, Rosenberg
10:00 - 10:30Break
10:30 - 11:00Update on Multiple Myeloma for the Primary Provider - Matthew Brunner, MD
11:00 - 11:30

Endoscopic Management of Weight Loss - Andrew Spiel, MD

11:30 - 12:00

Interpreting TFTs - Samantha Pabich, MD

12:00 - 12:30Q&A - Brunner, Spiel, Pabich
12:30 - 1:30Lunch
Afternoon Sessions
1:30 - 2:00Emerging Infections: Should I Build a Doomsday Bunker? - Daniel Shirley, MD
2:00 - 3:00Greatest Hits - Jeremy Smith, MD
3:00 - 3:15Q&A - Shirley and Smith
3:15Adjourn Day 2

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

Madison Marriott West
1313 John Q. Hammons Drive
Middleton, WI 53562
United States
+1 (608) 831-2000

Conference Attire

Casual attire is appropriate for this conference.. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, dressing in layers is recommended.

Conference Housing

A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference site, The Madison Marriott West. Please contact the hotel directly (1-888-745-2032) or click on the following link Hot Topics in Internal Medicine 2024 to arrange your accommodation. Please mention “Hot Topics in Internal Medicine 2024 Conference” to the hotel staff when making your reservation to receive the special block room rate of $142, plus tax (for a general standard guest room). The block of rooms will be held on a first-come, first-served basis and any available rooms that have not been reserved by 5:00 PM, May 14, 2024, will be released to the general public.

The Marriott, as part of Atrium Hospitality, is well prepared to welcome you to the hotel. Cleanliness Assured is their enhanced safety standards and protocols for the hotel. Cleanliness Assured meets the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) Safe Stay initiative launched in response to COVID-19. Developed by specialists in keeping you healthy and safe, the program emphasizes higher safety standards through:

  • Team member training
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Proper hygiene
  • Food safety
  • Physical distancing

Virtual Attendees

Program links to the event will be sent to you prior to the conference.

Travel

Madison, Wisconsin has one major airport (MSN), the Dane County Regional Airport.

Driving directions are available here.

Planning Committee:

Brian Bruno, PA, LAT,  Department of Orthopedics, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Samantha Murray-Bainer, MDAssistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Kristen L. Panther, ANP, RNAdvanced Practice Nurse Prescriber, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Jeremy P. Smith, MDAssociate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Adrienne Hampton, MDAssociate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Kristen Lucas, MS, Accreditation Specialist, Interprofressional Continuing Professional Development, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 

Presenters:

Matthew Brunner, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Nathaniel Chin, MD,  Associate Professor, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Amy Chybowski, NPDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Sarah Donohue, MD,  Division of Rheumatology and Arthritis, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Alexis Eastman, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Adam D. Gepner, MD, Clinical Associate Adjunct Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Joshua Lang, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Kelly Lavin, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Jennifer Marks, NPDivision of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Samantha Murray-Bainer, MDAssistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Samantha Pabich, MD, MPHAssistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Daniel Rosenberg, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Christine Sharkey, MDClinical Associate Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Daniel Shirley, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Jeremy Smith, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Andrew Spiel, MDAssistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Robert Striker, MD, PhDAssociate Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Mara Terras, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Caitlin Weitzel, NP, Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, committee members, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE). In addition, speakers/presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.

For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

NAMEROLE(S)FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIP DISCLOSURESDISCUSSION OF UNLABELED/UNAPPROVED USES OF DRUGS/DEVICES IN PRESENTATION?
Brian Bruno, PA-CCommittee MemberNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No 
Matthew Brunner, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Yes
Nathaniel Chin, MDSpeaker/AuthorNew Amsterdam Pharma (Contractor) No
Amy Chybowski, NPSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Sarah Donohue, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Alexis Eastman, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Adam D. Gepner, MDSpeaker/Author

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

No
Adrienne Hampton, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Joshua Lang, MD, MSSpeaker/Author  
Kelly Lavin, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Jennifer Marks, NPSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Samantha Murray-Bainer, MDCommittee MemberNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Samantha Pabich, MD, MPHSpeaker/Author

Dynamed (Contractor)
Eli Lilly and Company (Contractor) 

Yes
Kristen Panther, ANP, RNCommittee MemberNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Daniel Rosenberg, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Christine Sharkey, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Daniel Shirley, MD, MSSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Jeremy Smith, MDCommittee Member; Speaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Andrew Spiel, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Robert Striker, MDSpeaker/AuthorPfizer (Contractor)Yes
Mara Terras, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No
Caitlin Weitzel, NPSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by, or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

 

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine (Maintenance of Certification-MOC)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13.0 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 credits 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.

American Academy of PAs (AAPA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 13.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 ANCC contact hours. Pharmacotherapeutic hours are pending.

 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .13 CEUs or 13.0 hours.

 

Available Credit

  • 13.00 AAPA Category 1 CME
  • 13.00 MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 13.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 13.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost:
$450.00
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Registration for this activity can only be completed through the ICEP Learning Portal. Attendee registrations made through any other sites cannot be honored. UW-Madison ICEP is not able to refund fees paid through unaffiliated registration sites, such as eMedEvents.com, MedConfWorld.com, EventEgg.com, and 10times.com. Please report any unauthorized websites or solicitations for registrations to info@icep.wisc.edu.

Precautions will be followed, as the safety and well-being of our conference participants is of the utmost importance. In-person conference attendance is limited, so we encourage you to register early. Method of attendance is available when you register for the program. This conference will not be recorded for post-conference viewing.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. Cancellation requests received at least 120 hours prior to the conference will allow a full refund except for the nonrefundable processing fee of $50. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 5 days prior to the activity start date.

Accessibility

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify us at help@icep.wisc.edu

Program Changes

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

Questions about Registration

Email help@icep.wisc.edu.

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