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Monday, October 18, 2021
8:00am to 8:55am Introduction and Welcome—Primary Care: A Future Rooted in the Past, the Role of Evidence and Expertise

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

8:55am to 9:00am Break
9:00am to 9:55am Advanced Treatment Choices for Ischemic Heart Disease

Eric M. Isselbacher, MD

9:55am to 10:00am Break
10:00am to 10:55am Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Therapies: Choices and Consequences

Rachel P. Rosovsky, MD

10:55am to 11:10am Break
11:10am to 12:05pm Obesity Treatment in Primary Care

Lee M.Kaplan, MD, PhD

12:05pm to 12:20pm Break
12:20pm to 1:15pm Sustaining Ourselves in the Midst of our Clinical Lives: Lessons Learned in 2021

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

1:15pm to 1:45pm Break
1:45pm to 2:40pm MGH FLARE COVID-19: Year 1.5, What Do We Know Now?

Charles C. Hardin, MD, PhD

2:40pm to 2:45pm Break
2:45pm to 3:40pm Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Adam S. Cheifetz, MD

3:40pm to 3:55pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions A1 - A4

3:55pm to 4:50pm Workshop Sessions A

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

A1 Therapeutic Approaches to the Knee
Arun J. Ramappa, MD
A2 Preoperative Medical Evaluation
Steven J. Knuesel, MD and Amulya Nagarur, MD
A3 Breast/Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Nadine M. Tung, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
A4 Tick-Borne Diseases
Lou Ann Bruno-Murtha, DO

4:50pm to 5:05pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions B1 - B4

5:05pm to 6:00pm Workshop Sessions B

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

B1 Evaluating and Managing Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lawrence F. Borges, MD
B2 Biases and Behaviors in Clinical Practice: Strategies for Maintaining Balance and Poise
Jennifer E. Potter, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
B3 GYN Case Studies
Carey M. York-Best, MD
B4 Lifelong Management of Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
Donald J. Meyer, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

6:00pm to 7:00pm Break

Evening Program

7:00pm to 8:00pm Must-Have-Had Conversations in Primary Care

David Shein, MD and Betsy Pollock, MSW, ACSW, LICSW

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
8:00am to 8:55am Hypertension: Controversies, Challenges, and Treatment Strategies

John D. Goodson, MD

8:55am to 9:00am Break
9:00am to 9:55am Managing Menopause amid Controversy

Jan L. Shifren, MD

9:55am to 10:00am Break
10:00am to 10:55am Treating Tobacco Use: Optimizing for the Enduring Outcomes

Nancy A. Rigotti, MD

10:55am to 11:10am Break
11:10am to 12:05pm Immunotherapy: A New Paradigm in Cancer—Key Things to Know in Primary Care

Kerry L. Reynolds, MD

12:05pm to 12:20pm Break
12:20pm to 1:15pm Lipid Management

Jorge Plutzky, MD

1:15pm to 1:45pm Break
1:45pm to 2:40pm Depression/Anxiety

Anne D. Emmerich, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

2:40pm to 2:45pm Break
2:45pm to 3:40pm COPD and Interstitial Lung Disease

Walter J. O'Donnell, MD

3:40pm to 3:55pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions C1 - C4

3:55pm to 4:50pm Workshop Sessions C

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

C1 Thyroid Disease
Douglas S. Ross, MD
C2 Unraveling the Mysteries of Abnormal LFTs
Lawrence S. Friedman, MD
C3 Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
C4 Otolaryngology in Primary Care
Stacey T. Gray, MD and Alicia M. Quesnel, MD

4:50pm to 5:05pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions D1 - D4

5:05pm to 6:00pm Workshop Sessions D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

D1 Supporting the Independence and Autonomy of Older Patients
Amanda Berling, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
D2 Opioid and Buprenorphine Management
Kevin D. Kapila, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit and Pain Management Training in Massachusetts
D3 Female Urinary Incontinence
Emily C. Von Bargen, DO
D4 What Primary Care Clinicians Need to Know about Biomodulators for Inflammatory and Autoimmune Disease
Shiv Sehra, MD

6:00pm to 7:00pm Break

Evening Program

7:00pm to 8:00pm Primary Care Payment Reform: The Dawn of a New Era?

John D. Goodson, MD

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
8:00am to 8:55am Active Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

David J. R. Steele, MD

8:55am to 9:00am Break
9:00am to 9:55am Dementia

Andrew E. Budson, MD

9:55am to 10:00am Break
10:00am to 10:55am Antibiotic Choices in Outpatient Practice

Benjamin T. Davis, MD

10:55am to 11:10am Break
11:10am to 12:05pm GERD, Ulcer Disease and Celiac Sprue

Kyle D. Staller, MD, MPH

12:05pm to 12:20pm Break
12:20pm to 1:15pm Liver Diseases of Primary Care Practice

Raymond T. Chung, MD

1:15pm to 1:45pm Break
1:45pm to 2:40pm Current Approaches to Anemia

Lisa B. Weissmann, MD

2:40pm to 2:45pm Break
2:45pm to 3:40pm Updates in Headaches: Assessment and Treatment

Angeliki Vgontzas, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

3:40pm to 3:55pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions E1 - E4

3:55pm to 4:50pm Workshop Sessions E

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

E1 Therapeutic Approaches to the Shoulder
C. Christopher Smith, MD
E2 Challenging Case Studies in Lung Disease
Barbara A. Cockrill, MD
E3 Case Studies in Office Endocrinology
J. Carl Pallais, MD, MPH
E4 Allergy and Urticaria
James A. MacLean, MD

4:50pm to 5:05pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions F1 - F4

5:05pm to 6:00pm Workshop Sessions F

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

F1 Challenges in Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
Richard J. Pels, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit and Pain Management Training in Massachusetts
F2 Managing Alcohol Use Disorder in Primary Care Practice
Ellie Grossman, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
F3 Dermatology A-Z: A Refresher for Primary Care
Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH
F4 Mild Neurocognitive Disorders: Evaluation and Management Decisions at the Gateway to Dementia
James M. Ellison, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

6:00pm to 7:00pm Break

Evening Program

7:00pm to 8:00pm Integrating Nutrition Education and Culinary Medicine: Live from the Kitchen

Helen Delichatsios, MD

Thursday, October 21, 2021
8:00am to 8:55am Osteoporosis

John D. Goodson, MD

8:55am to 9:00am Break
9:00am to 9:55am Differential Diagnosis of Polyarthritis

Robert P. Friday, MD, PhD

9:55am to 10:00am Break
10:00am to 10:55am The Neurological Method: The Art of Observation and Inquiry

Martin A. Samuels, MD

10:55am to 11:10am Break
11:10am to 12:05pm Contemporary Management of Heart Failure

Gregory D. Lewis, MD

12:05pm to 12:20pm Break
12:20pm to 1:15pm Can't-Miss Neurology Cases

Bernard S. Chang, MD

1:15pm to 1:45pm Break
1:45pm to 2:40pm Managing COVID-19 and Its Long-Term Consequences in the Outpatient Practice

Pieter Cohen, MD

2:40pm to 2:45pm Break
2:45pm to 3:40pm Optimizing Treatment and Care of Your Patients with Diabetes

David M. Nathan, MD

3:40pm to 3:55pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions G1 - G4

3:55pm to 4:50pm Workshop Sessions G

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

G1 Diabetes Workshop: Developing Strategies for the Most Challenging Patients in Your Practice
Deborah J. Wexler, MD
G2 Lower Back Pain
Dana H. Kotler, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
G3 Concussions: On the Field and in the Office
Patricia A. Gibbons, MD
G4 Ophthalmology in Primary Care
Mina A. Farahani, MD, MS

4:50pm to 5:05pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions H1 - H4

5:05pm to 6:00pm Workshop Sessions H

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

H1 Wrist and Hand Complaints: Evaluation and Treatment
Charles S. Day, MD, MBA
H2 The Prostate and its Challenges
Heidi Rayala, MD, PhD
H3 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 and Medical Marijuana Training in Massachusetts
H4 Contraception: Common Problems Faced in Office Practice
Jane S. Sillman, MD

6:00pm to 7:00pm Break

Evening Program

7:00pm to 8:00pm Finding Your Voice and Writing

Suzanne J. Koven, MD

Friday, October 22, 2021
8:00am to 8:55am Our Role in Disease Prevention: Screening and Vaccination Updates

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

8:55am to 9:00am Break
9:00am to 9:55am Sleep Disorders: Assessment and Therapeutic Options

John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD

9:55am to 10:00am Break
10:00am to 10:55am Atrial Fibrillation

E. Kevin Heist, MD. PhD

10:55am to 11:10am Break
11:10am to 12:05pm The Four Pillars of Lifestyle Medicine: Knowledge, Skills, Tools and Self-Care

Edward M. Phillips, MD

12:05pm to 12:20pm Break
12:20pm to 1:15pm Radiology Update: How to Optimally Employ Imaging in Practice

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

1:15pm to 1:45pm Break
1:45pm to 2:40pm Telehealth and the Expansion of Primary Care: Creative Strategies for Effective Care

Sadie Elisseou, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

2:40pm to 2:45pm Break
2:45pm to 3:40pm Asthma Update: New Guidelines and New Choices

Christopher H. Fanta, MD

3:40pm to 3:55pm Break

Case-Based Workshop Sessions I1 - I4

3:55pm to 4:50pm Workshop Sessions I

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one workshop. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

I1 The Art of Coaching
Kerri Palamara McGrath, MD
I2 Case Studies in Movement Disorders
Albert Hung, MD, PhD
I3 Oral Health and Primary Care - What You Need to Know
Ryan S. Lee, DDS, MPH, MHA, FAGD, FICOI
I4 Therapeutic Approaches to Foot and Ankle Problems
George H. Theodore, MD

4:50pm to 5:00pm Course Adjourns