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Harvard Medical School

Innovations and New Practices in Internal Medicine

May 4—8, 2020
5 days
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
USD 1595
USD 319 per day

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The State of the Art in Internal Medicine

This program provides a comprehensive update of the most important changes impacting Internal Medicine and guidance to incorporate these advances into everyday clinical practice to improve patient outcomes.

Practical, Fast-Paced, Case-Based Education

The educational experience is highly interactive and fast paced, and draws upon real-life cases. The course is designed and led by Harvard Medical School’s clinical faculty who are leaders in their respective fields, and are instrumental in bringing these novel developments to clinical medicine. It offers updates and advances in diagnostic and treatment approaches, covering the broad spectrum of internal medicine specialties:

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Gerontology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Oncology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Rheumatology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Renal Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Endocrinology

Guidance to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment and Clinical Outcomes

Highlights of this program include:

  • Comprehensive update on new anticoagulants and their antidotes
  • Algorithms for the use of diabetes medications
  • Pain management and the role of medical marijuana
  • Practical and timely instruction on obesity management
  • New treatments for heart failure
  • Advances in percutaneous valve replacement
  • The latest in C. difficile diagnosis and management
  • The physician's perspective on alternative medicine
  • Instructive cases and images in dermatology
  • Up-to-date guidance for care of the LGBT patient
  • Updates in the management of COPD and asthma
  • Navigating the challenges of escalating drug costs
  • Overview of immunotherapy for cancer
  • Best practices for responsible antibiotic use

Agenda

Day 1

7:30am to 8:20am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20am to 8:30am Welcome Remarks

Sarah P. Hammond, MD and Anju Nohria, MD

8:30am to 9:15am New Treatments in Heart Failure Anju Nohria, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Food Allergy Joyce T. Hsu, MD

10:00am to 10:15am Coffee Break Refreshments provided

10:15am to 11:00am Update in Thyroid Disease Matthew I. Kim, MD

11:00am to 11:45am Recent Advances in Liver Disease Stephen D. Zucker, MD

11:45am to 12:30pm The Latest in Managing Kidney Disease Sushrut S. Waikar, MD

12:30pm to 1:30pm Break for lunch*

1:30pm to 2:15pm Management of Diabetes Mellitus: New Drugs and Current Guidelines Marie E. McDonnell, MD

2:15pm to 3:00pm Cancer Screening 2019: Breast, Colorectal, Prostate, and Lung Lori W. Tishler, MD, MPH

3:00pm to 3:15pm Coffee Break Refreshments provided

3:15pm to 4:00pm Biological and Targeted Therapy in Rheumatology Paul F. Dellaripa, MD

4:00pm to 5:00pm Sleep Epidemic: Why Are We Sleeping Less and What Can We Do About It? Charles A. Czeisler, MD, PhD

Day 2

7:30am to 8:30am Continental Breakfast

8:30am to 9:15am Asthma Medications in 2019 Elliot Israel, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Update in Infectious Diseases and Vaccination Sarah P. Hammond, MD

10:00am to 10:15am Coffee Break

10:15am to 11:00am Best Practices in Hypertension Management Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

11:00am to 11:45am Stroke Management in 2019 Galen V. Henderson, MD

11:45am to 12:30pm Management of Ischemic Heart Disease and Lipids Benjamin M. Scirica, MD

12:30pm to 1:30pm Break for lunch*

1:30pm to 2:15pm Advances in Gout and Crystal Deposition Disease Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD

2:15pm to 3:00pm Contraception Kari P. Braaten, MD, MPH

3:00pm to 3:15pm Coffee Break Refreshments provided

3:15pm to 4:00pm Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Headache Rebecca C. Burch, MD

4:00pm to 4:45pm The Latest in Management of Atrial Fibrillation Paul C. Zei, MD, PhD

4:45pm to 5:30pm Immunotherapy in Oncology: The Clinical Perspective Mark M. Awad, MD, PhD

Day 3

7:30am to 8:30am Continental Breakfast

8:30am to 9:15am Complementary and Integrative Medicine in the General Internist's Practice Donald B. Levy, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Important Clinical Cases in Dermatology Adam D. Lipworth, MD

10:00am to 10:15am Coffee Break Refreshments provided

10:15am to 11:00am What's New in IBD Sonia Friedman, MD

11:00am to 11:45am Care of the LGBTQ Patient Robert H. Goldstein, MD, PhD

11:45am to 12:30pm Management of Addiction Samata Sharma, MD

12:30pm to 1:30pm Break for lunch*

1:30pm to 2:15pm Obesity Management: From Counseling to Medical and Surgical Therapies Florencia Halperin, MD

2:15pm to 3:00pm Percutaneous Approaches to Valvular Disease Pinak B. Shah, MD

3:00pm to 3:15pm Coffee Break Refreshments provided

3:15pm to 4:15pm Update in COPD Scott L. Schissel, MD, PhD

Day 4

7:30am to 8:30am Continental Breakfast

8:30am to 9:15am Bone Health 2019 Carolyn B. Becker, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Gregory Piazza, MD

10:00am to 10:15am Coffee Break Refreshments provided

10:15am to 11:00am Gynecologic Cancer Screening Colleen M. Feltmate, MD

11:00am to 11:45am Update in Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Scott M. McGinnis, MD

11:45am to 12:30pm Hot Topics in Gastroenterology Molly L. Perencevich, MD

12:30pm to 1:30pm Break for lunch*

1:30pm to 2:15pm Update in Geriatrics: The Latest Studies and Their Clinical Relevance Suzanne E. Salamon, MD

2:15pm to 3:00pm Depression David S. Kroll, MD

3:00pm to 3:15pm Coffee Break Refreshments provided

3:15pm to 4:00pm The Escalating Cost of Prescription Drugs 2019 Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, MPH

4:00pm to 5:00pm Clostridium difficile Diagnosis and Management 2019 Elizabeth L. Hohmann, MD

Day 5

7:30am to 8:30am Continental Breakfast

8:30am to 9:15am Pain and Palliation: Is Medical Marijuana Part of the Equation? Lida Nabati, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Poisonings and Intoxications: What the Internist Needs to Know Timothy B. Erickson, MD

10:00am to 10:15am Coffee Break Refreshments provided

10:15am to 11:00am Best Practices for Pre-Operative Evaluation Adam C. Schaffer, MD

11:00am to 11:45am Responsible Use of Antibiotics Paul E. Sax, MD

11:45am to 12:00pm Closing Remarks and Adjournment Anju Nohria, MD and Sarah P. Hammond, MD

Who should attend

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Internists
  • Family Physicians
  • Medical Specialists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants ...and other medical professionals who want a review of the most important changes impacting internal medicine

Experts

Physician Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School Centers/Programs Hematologic Oncology Clinical Interests Hepatitis B in cancer and transplantation Invasive fungal diseases Transplant and oncology infectious diseases MAKE AN APPOINTMENT Board Certification: Infectious Disease, ...
Dr. Anju Nohria is the Director of the Cardio-Oncology Program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center and a cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). In addition, she is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Nohria recei...

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May 4—8, 2020
5 days
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
USD 1595
USD 319 per day

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