Hot Topics in Internal Medicine 2022 Conference

Middleton, WI US
June 2, 2022 to June 3, 2022

Conference Format (In-Person OR Virtual)

Please Note: The Hot Topics in Internal Medicine conference (June 2-3) is scheduled to be in-person at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, and also live streamed. 

 

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:

  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Hematology and Medical Oncology
  • Infectious Disease, featuring an update from Dr. Dennis Maki
  • Gynecology
  • Mental Health

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.

Target 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

The 2022 Internal Medicine Conference is designed to:

  • Enhance participants' knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors, with a focus on recent advances in preventive care, acute and chronic disease management, and development of practitioner application of national priorities in health systems improvement.
  • Identify current challenges for health care issues routinely encountered by primary care providers and their health care professional teams.
  • Provide a comprehensive review of the most important advances in internal medicine and its subspecialties essential for all medical professionals who care for adults.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.75 MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
  • 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 12.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 12.75 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
04/04/2022
Course expires: 
07/18/2022
Event starts: 
06/02/2022 - 7:50am CDT
Event ends: 
06/03/2022 - 3:30pm CDT
Cost:
$425.00
Rating: 
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Thursday, June 2, 2022 - Internal Medicine Conference

AM

7:00       Registration, breakfast (for in-person participants)

7:50       Welcome
                 
   Jeremy P. Smith, MD

8:00       Cirrhosis Management for the Primary Care Provider
                 
   Erin Spengler, MD

8:30       Cracking the Tough Beans: Cases for Outpatient Primary Care
                 
   Tripti Singh, MD

9:00       Small Changes Have a Big Impact: Promoting Antimicrobial Stewardship in Your Daily Practice
                 
   Jessica Tischendorf, MD

9:30       Questions/Answers
                 
   Erin Spengler, MD, Tripti Singh, MD, and Jessica Tischendorf, MD

10:00     Break

10:30     Probiotics: Magic Pill or Load of Waste? What does your gut say?
                 
   Joe McBride, MD

11:00     Weight Weight, Don't Tell Me
                 
   Samantha Pabich, MD

11:30     Oncology Emergencies in Your Primary Care Office
                 
   Priyanka Pophali, MD

12:00     Questions/Answers
                 
   Joe McBride, MD, Samantha Pabich, MD, and Priyanka Pophali, MD

PM

12:30     Lunch

1:30       Compelling Cases in Vaginitis
                 
   Kristen Panther, NP

2:00       Beyond Metformin: A case-based discussion of type 2 diabetes therapy
                    Max Flynn, MD

2:30       Questions/Answers
                 
   Kristen Panther, NP, Max Flynn, MD

2:45        Break

3:00        Anyone Tired of COVID? The Top 8 Non-COVID Articles Since Your Life Was Completely Upended
                 
   Jeremy Smith, MD

4:00       Questions/Answers
                 
   Jeremy Smith, MD

4:15        Adjourn

Friday, June 3, 2022 - Internal Medicine Conference

AM

7:50       Welcome
                 
  Kristen L. Panther, NP

8:00       Under Pressure? Over Pressure? No Pressure! Controlling Blood Pressure in Older Adults
                 
   Adam Gepner, MD

8:30       Primary Care Management of Depression: Pearls from Commonly Asked E-consult Questions
                 
   Laurel Bessey, MD

9:00       Congestive Heart Failure
                 
   Aurangzekb Baber, MD

9:30       Questions/Answers
                 
   Adam Gepner, MD, Laurel Bessey, MD, and Aurangzekb Baber, MD

10:00      Break

10:30      COPD Pearls for Primary Care
                 
  Nick Braus, MD

11:00      Preoperative Cardiovascular Risk Assessment & Management for Non-Cardiac Surgery
                 
   Anupama Joseph, MD

11:30      Alzheimer's Disease: What You Probably Don't Know and Should!
                 
   Bob Przybelski, MD

12:00     Questions/Answers
                
  Nick Braus, MD, Anupama Joseph, MD, and Bob Przybelski, MD

PM

12:30      Lunch

1:30        Pearls and Pitfalls of Anticoagulation
                 
   Amanda Breuer, PA

2:00        COVID
                 
   Dennis Maki, MD

3:00        Questions/Answers
                 
   Amanda Breuer, PA and Dennis Maki, MD

3:30        Adjourn

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 Book your group rate for Internal Medicine Conference to arrange your accommodation. Please mention “Internal Medicine Conference” to the hotel staff when making your reservation to receive the special block room rate of $148, 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, Tuesday, May 20, 2022, 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

Jeremy P. Smith, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Kristen L. Panther, NP, Program Manager, APP Education and Professional Development; Nurse Practitioner, General Internal Medicine, UW Health

Melissa Stiles, MD, Professor (CHS), Urgent Care (Family Medicine), UW School of Medicine and Public Health

 

Faculty

Aurangzekb Baber, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Laurel J. Bessey, MD, Associate Residency Training Director, Assistant Professor (CHS Track), Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Nick Braus, MD, Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor, Veterans Administration Hospital

Amanda Breuer, PA, Honorary Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Maxfield P. Flynn, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Adam Gepner, MD, Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Anupama T. Joseph, MD, Honorary Associate/Fellow, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Dennis G. Maki, MD, Ovid O. Meyer Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Infectious Disease and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; Attending Physician, Center for Trauma and Life Support and eICU, UW Health
 
Joseph A. McBride, MD, Assistant Professor (CHS), Division of Infectious Disease, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Samantha K. Pabich, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Kristen L. Panther, NP, Program Manager, APP Education and Professional Development; Nurse Practitioner, General Internal Medicine, UW Health
 
Priyanka Pophali, MD, Hemotology/Oncoloty Faculty (Lymphoma), University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Robert J. Przybelski, MD, FAAFP, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Tripti Singh, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Jeremy P. Smith, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Erin Spengler, MD, Assistant Professor (CHS), Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
Jessica Tischendorf, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, 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 will be disclosed prior to the start of the activity.

*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.

NAMEROLE(S)FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS DISCLOSUREDISCUSSION OF UNLABELED/UNAPPROVED USES OF DRUGS/DEVICES IN PRESENTATION?
Aurangzekb Baber, MD, FACCSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Laurel Bessey, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseYes
Nick Braus, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Amanda Breuer, PASpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Max Flynn, MDSpeakeer/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseYes
Adam GepnerSpeaker/AuthoriCME (Independent Contractor - Other),
Beam Health Care & Telehealth (Independent Contractor - Other),
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Grant / Contract)
No
Anupama Joseph, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Dennis Maki, MDSpeaker/Author  
Joe McBride, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseYes
Cathy Means, MSPlannerNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Kathy Nelson, BFAPlannerNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Samantha Pabich, MDSpeaker/AuthorDynamed (Independent Contractor - Consultant)Yes
Kristen Panther, NPCourse Director; Planner; Speaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseYes
Priyanka Pophali, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseYes
Bob Przybelski, MDSpeaker/AuthorBiogen (Independent Contractor - Other)No
Tripti Singh, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jeremy Smith, MDCourse Director; Planner; Speaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Erin Spengler,MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Melissa Stiles, MDPlannerNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jessica Tischendorf, MDSpeaker/AuthorMerck (Grant / Contract)No
 
Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

 
Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn 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.

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

(MOC credit applies to the June 2-3 conference dates only).

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.75 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 Medical Association (AMA)

For the Hot Topics in Internal Medicine Conference (June 2-3, 2022):  The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

For the Hot Topics in Internal Medicine Conference (June 2-3, 2022):  The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 ANCC contact hours.

 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

For the Hot Topics in Internal Medicine Conference (June 2-3, 2022):  The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 1.275 CEUs or 12.75 hours..

Available Credit

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

Price

Cost:
$425.00
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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.

For the health and safety of our learners and faculty (and according to local guidelines), the use of a mask is recommended but not required. Please check the conference website periodically for updated state and local guidelines. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility as we continue to navigate this pandemic. Thank you.

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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For conference information please contact Kathy Nelson at kathy.nelson@wisc.edu.