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Monday, October 19, 2020
6:30am to 7:15am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15am to 7:30am Introduction and Welcome

John D. Goodson, MD

7:30am to 8:30am State-of-the-Art Primary Care: The Art of Staying Current with the Changing Knowledge Base

John D. Goodson, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

8:30am to 9:30am Advanced Treatment Choices for Ischemic Heart Disease

Eric M. Isselbacher, MD

9:30am to 10:30am New Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Therapy

Rachel P. Rosovsky, MD

10:30am to 10:45am Morning Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:45am Obesity Treatment in Primary Care

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

11:45am to 12:45pm Addressing the Shared Professional Challenge of "Burnout"

Susannah G. Rowe, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

12:45pm to 1:30pm Break for lunch*
1:30pm to 2:30pm Diseases of the Colon: IBS and IBD

Adam S. Cheifetz, MD

2:30pm to 3:30pm Asthma Update

Christopher H. Fanta, MD

3:30pm to 4:00pm Afternoon Break

Refreshments provided

Case-Based Workshop Sessions A1 - A8

4:00pm to 5:10pm Workshop Sessions A

A1 Diabetes Workshop: Developing Strategies for the Most Difficult Patients in Your Practice (Repeated Session B1)
Deborah J. Wexler, MD
A2 Therapeutic Approaches to the Knee (Repeated Session B2)
Arun J. Ramappa, MD
A3 Management of Difficult Behavioral Symptoms in Patients with Dementia and Delirium (Repeated Session B3)
James M. Ellison, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
A4 Preoperative Medical Evaluation (Repeated Session F4)
Steven J. Knuesel, MD and Amulya Nagarur, MD
A5 The Art of Coaching
Kerri Palamara McGrath, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
A6 Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities (Repeated Session C6)
Jeffrey H. William, MD
A7 Breast/Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention
Nadine M. Tung, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
A8 Tick-Borne Diseases
Lou Ann Bruno-Murtha, DO

5:10pm to 5:20pm Transition Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions B1 - B8

5:20pm to 6:30pm Workshop Sessions B

B1 Diabetes Workshop: Developing Strategies for the Most Difficult Patients in Your Practice (Repeated Session A1)
Deborah J. Wexler, MD
B2 Therapeutic Approaches to the Knee (Repeated Session A2)
Arun J. Ramappa, MD
B3 Management of Difficult Behavioral Symptoms in Patients with Dementia and Delirium (Repeated Session A3)
James M. Ellison, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
B4 GYN Case Studies
Carey M. York-Best, MD
B5 Dermatology A-Z: A Refresher for Primary Care (Repeated Session D5)
Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH
B6 Foot and Ankle Problems
George H. Theodore, MD
B7 Primary Care Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know about Prescribing, Monitoring, and Changing Medications
Donald J. Meyer, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
B8 Managing Alcohol Use Disorder in Primary Care Practice
Ellie Grossman, MD

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
6:30am to 7:30am Continental Breakfast
7:30am to 8:30am Hypertension: Controversies, Challenges, and Treatment Goals

John D. Goodson, MD

8:30am to 9:30am Managing Menopause amid Controversy

Jan L. Shifren, MD

9:30am to 10:30am Treating Tobacco Use: Optimizing for the Best Outcomes

Nancy A. Rigotti, MD

10:30am to 10:45am Morning Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:45am Immunotherapies in Oncology: What Primary Care Clinicians Need to Know

Kerry Reynolds, MD

11:45am to 12:45pm Lipid Management

Jorge Plutzky, MD

12:45pm to 2:15pm Lunch and Learn (Lunch Provided): What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know about Biomodulators for Inflammatory and Autoimmune Disease

Hamed Khalili, MD; Alison Rapoport, MD; Shiv Sehra, MD; Moderated by Jennifer E. Potter, MD

2:15pm to 2:30pm Transition Break
2:30pm to 3:30pm Antibiotic Choices in Outpatient Practice

Benjamin T. Davis, MD

3:30pm to 4:00pm Afternoon Break

Refreshments provided

Case-Based Workshop Sessions C1 - C8

4:00pm to 5:10pm Workshop Sessions C

C1 Thyroid Disorders (Repeated Session D1)
Douglas S. Ross, MD
C2 Wrist and Hand Complaints: Evaluation and Treatment (Repeated Session D2)
Charles S. Day, MD, MBA
C3 Unraveling the Mysteries of Abnormal LFTs
Lawrence S. Friedman, MD
C4 Opioid and Buprenorphine Management
Kevin D. Kapila, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
C5 Biases and Behaviors in Clinical Practice: Strategies for Maintaining Balance and Poise in Practice
Jennifer E. Potter, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
C6 Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities (Repeated Session A6)
Jeffrey H. William, MD
C7 Case Studies in Movement Disorders
Albert Hung, MD, PhD
C8 Otolaryngology in Primary Care (Repeated Session D8)
Stacey T. Gray, MD and Alicia M. Quesnel, MD

5:10pm to 5:20pm Transition

Case-Based Workshop Sessions D1 - D8

5:20pm to 6:30pm Workshop Sessions D

D1 Thyroid Disorders (Repeated Session C1)
Douglas S. Ross, MD
D2 Wrist and Hand Complaints: Evaluation and Treatment (Repeated Session C2)
Charles S. Day, MD, MBA
D3 The Prostate and Its Challenges
Heidi Rayala, MD, PhD
D4 Transgender Health
Alex S. Keuroghlian, MD, MSc
D5 Dermatology A-Z: A Refresher for Primary Care (Repeated Session B5)
Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH
D6 Female Urinary Incontinence
Emily C. Von Bargen, DO
D7 Providing the Benefit of Mind Body Medicine in Daily Practice
Darshan H. Mehta, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
D8 Otolaryngology in Primary Care (Repeated Session C8)
Stacey T. Gray, MD and Alicia M. Quesnel, MD

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
6:30am to 7:30am Continental Breakfast
7:30am to 8:30am Active Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

David J.R. Steele, MD

8:30am to 9:30am Dementia

Andrew E. Budson, MD

9:30am to 10:30am COPD and Interstitial Lung Disease

Walter J. O'Donnell, MD

10:30am to 10:45am Morning Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:45am GERD, Ulcer Disease, and Celiac Sprue

Kyle D. Staller, MD, MPH

11:45am to 12:45pm Liver Diseases of Primary Care Practice

Raymond T. Chung, MD

12:45pm to 1:30pm Break for lunch*
1:30pm to 2:30pm Current Approaches to Anemia

Lisa B. Weissmann

2:30pm to 3:30pm Updates in Headaches: Assessment and Treatment

Rebecca C. Burch
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

3:30pm to 4:00pm Afternoon Break

Refreshments provided

Case-Based Workshop Sessions E1 - E8

4:00pm to 5:10pm Workshop Sessions E

E1 Caring for the Traveler Before and After
Lin H. Chen, MD
E2 Therapeutic Approaches to the Shoulder (Repeated Session F2)
C. Christoper Smith, MD
E3 Challenges in Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
Richard J. Pels, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
E4 Case Studies in Pulmonary Medicine
Adam W. Gaffney, MD
E5 Conversations through the Continuum: Matching Care with Goals of Care
Betsy Pollock, MSW, ACSW, LICSW and David Shein, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
E6 Case Studies in Office Endocrinology
J. Carl Pallais, MD, MPH
E7 Suturing in Your Office
David T. Chiu, MD
E8 Allergy and Urticaria
James A. MacLean, MD

5:10pm to 7:00pm Break for dinner*

Evening Program

7:00pm to 8:00pm Spice for Life: What Can Clinicians Advise for the Kitchen?

Umadevi Naidoo, MD

Thursday, October 22, 2020
6:30am to 7:30am Continental Breakfast
7:30am to 8:30am New Practices for Managing Osteoporosis and Reducing Fractures

John D. Goodson, MD

8:30am to 9:30am Differential Diagnosis of Polyarthritis

Robert P. Friday, MD, PhD

9:30am to 10:30am Depression/Anxiety

Anne D. Emmerich, MD

10:30am to 10:45am Morning Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:45am Contemporary Management of Heart Failure

Gregory D. Lewis, MD

11:45am to 12:45pm Can't-Miss Neurology Cases

Bernard S. Chang, MD

12:45pm to 2:30pm Lunch and Learn (Lunch Provided): The Impact of Primary Care Payment Policies on Clinical Practice

John D. Goodson, MD

2:30pm to 3:30pm Optimizing Treatment and Care of Your Patients with Diabetes

David M. Nathan, MD

3:30pm to 4:00pm Afternoon Break

Refreshments provided

Case-Based Workshop Sessions F1 - F8

4:00pm to 5:10pm Workshop Sessions F

F1 Palliative Care: Your Central Role with the Very Ill
Khadidjatou Kane, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
F2 Therapeutic Approaches to the Shoulder (Repeated Session E2)
Thomas J. Gill, MD
F3 Lower Back Pain
Dana H. Kotler, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
F4 Preoperative Medical Evaluation (Repeated Session A4)
Steven J. Knuesel, MD and Amulya Nagarur, MD
F5 Concussions: On the Field and in the Office
Patricia A. Gibbons, MD
F6 Ophthalmology in Primary Care
Claudia U. Richter, MD
F7 Complications and Challenges of Patients Who Use Medical or Recreational Marijuana: Red Flags in Clinical Practice
David Shein, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
F8 Contraception: Common Problems Faced in Office Practice
Jane S. Sillman, MD

Friday, October 23, 2020
6:30am to 7:30am Continental Breakfast
7:30am to 8:30am Screening and Vaccination Updates

John D. Goodson, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

8:30am to 9:30am Sleep Disorders: Assessment and Therapeutic Options

John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD

9:30am to 10:30am Atrial Fibrillation

E. Kevin Heist, MD, PhD

10:30am to 10:45am Morning Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:45am The Four Pillars of Lifestyle Medicine: Knowledge, Skills, Tools, and Self-Care

Edward M. Phillips, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

11:45am to 12:45pm Radiology Update: How to Effectively Employ Current Imaging Technologies

Ramin Khorasani, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

12:45pm to 1:45pm Break for lunch*

Optional Half-Day Skills Development Workshop

1:45pm to 5:00pm Treating Obesity in Primary Care: Strategies and Tools to Optimize Patient Care and Outcomes

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

*There are many convenient and varied lunch and dinner options within a short walking distance of the course.