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Regional Conference New York

Location: New York, NY, NY
Date: November 19-20, 2014

Meeting Overview

Venue:
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Primary Audience:
Primary Care
Credits:
14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 14.5 AANP contact hours of continuing education

Earn CME credits in New York.

As a primary care clinician, you see patients with a broad spectrum of diagnoses, questions, and needs. Spend two days learning alongside your colleagues at
Pri-Med New York and gain practical clinical pearls that you can apply in your practice the very next day.

Earn up to 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or
14.5 AANP contact hours of continuing education by attending.

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Quality CME

The Pri-Med New York CME curriculum has been developed in collaboration with the American College of Physicians to bring you practical, relevant sessions covering the variety of clinical challenges you come across in your daily practice. Learn from experts in their field as they present on:

  • Understanding the Patient with Chronic Comorbid Medical and Psychiatric Conditions
  • Current Approaches to Infectious Diseases in Primary Care
  • Addressing Renal-Mediated Glucose Homeostasis: Diabetes and the Kidney

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Value for Your Time

Your schedule is busier than ever, so get the most out of your time away from your practice.

  • The convenient location means less time traveling and more time with your patients
  • Enjoy complimentary registration, plus coffee, light breakfast, and a boxed lunch on us
  • Earn up to 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 14.5 AANP contact hours of continuing education credits

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Who Should Attend

Actively practicing primary care clinicians who are interested in timely, in-depth CME sessions to extend their learning and benefit their patients.

  • Primary care physicians
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
 

Industry-Sponsored Opportunities

Continue your learning during session breaks with these non-CME opportunities:

  • Attend Presentation Theaters covering the latest drugs and therapies
  • Visit the Product Forum and meet face-to-face with local industry representatives

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All Presentation Theater tickets will be distributed on-site.

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Curriculum developed in collaboration
with the American College of Physicians

Curriculum developed in collaboration with the ACP

Sessions & Syllabus

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014
6:45 AM-7:30 AM
Registration and Breakfast
7:30 AM-7:45 AM
Opening Remarks
7:45 AM-8:45 AM
High Value Care: Informed Decisions that Reduce Waste and Improve Health Outcomes
This interactive session uses real patient cases to challenge clinicians to balance potential benefits with harms and costs of specific medical interventions

Learning Objectives:

  1. Weigh the expected clinical benefits against the costs/harms of testing and therapy when considering patient management choices.
  2. Estimate "out-of-pocket" patient expenses based on insurance status, type of plan and setting of care.
William D. Surkis MD, FACPClinical Assistant Professor of MEdicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Clerkship Director, Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA
8:45 AM-9:45 AM
Refreshment Break and Additional Opportunities
9:45 AM-11:15 AM
*Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy in T2DM Management: Achieving a Comfort Zone in 2014

Learning Objectives:

  1. Implement treatment regimens for patients with type 2 diabetes in accordance with recently updated treatment recommendations.
  2. Review the clinical evidence for the use of incretin-based therapies in type 2 diabetes management.
Javier Morales MD (Read Bio) Principal Clinical Trials Investigator, Advanced Internal Medicine Group, PC, Great Neck, NY
Jeffery S Freeman
John J. Russell MD (Read Bio)
11:15 AM-12:15 PM
Hot Off the Press and Into Your Practice 2014
You decide how your patient practice will be impacted after receiving updates on compelling new studies, clinical findings, and guidelines

Learning Objectives:

  1. Consider key findings from important new studies that can change your patient care.
Kelly Anne Spratt DO, FACC, FACP (Read Bio) Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
12:15 PM-1:30 PM
Lunch and Additional Opportunities
1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Understanding the Patient with Chronic Comorbid Medical and Psychiatric Conditions
Recognize the complexities of managing patients with chronic disease and accompanying depression and/or anxiety.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the most common psychiatric disorders occurring in patients with medical conditions
  2. Understand key issues in managing psychiatric disorders in patients with medical conditions
  3. Know how to treat patients who have pain or other physical symptoms with comorbid psychiatric disorders
  4. Consider tools and practice enhancements that improve outcomes in medical patients with psychiatric disorders
Kurt Kroenke MD (Read Bio) Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, Research Scientist, VA HSR&D Center for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice and Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN
2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Break and Additional Opportunities
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Managing Common Issues in Menopausal Women
Examine the latest evidence regarding potential benefits/harms of drugs and supplements, especially as they relate to cardiovascular health, that are frequently used by menopausal women

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the latest evidence regarding potential benefits and harms of drugs and supplements used by menopausal women, especially as they relate to cardiovascular health.
  2. Tailor therapy according to risks versus benefits of available treatment interventions.
Tara Allmen MD, FACOG, NCMPCenter For Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women's Health, New York City,
4:30 PM-5:45 PM
Current Approaches to Infectious Diseases in Primary Care
Hear the latest developments in the war against antimicrobial resistance and recommendations for treating outpatient infections

Learning Objectives:

  1. Effectively assess and diagnose patients with common community-acquired infections
  2. Apply the latest guideline recommendations for appropriate treatment of pharyngitis, urinary tract infection, and cellulitis
Christopher F. Carpenter MD (Read Bio) Section Head and Fellowship Program Director, Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Ticketed Events

All Presentation Theater tickets will be distributed on-site.

Lunch Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

11:55 AM-12:40 PM

Vaccines

11:55 AM-12:40 PM

Hepatitis C

11:55 AM-12:40 PM

Obesity

3:45 PM-4:30 PM

Diabetes

Morning Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

8:55 AM-9:40 AM

Vaccines

8:55 AM-9:40 AM

Pancreatic Insufficiency

8:55 AM-9:40 AM

Statins

Lunch

CME Educational Symposia

12:15 PM-1:45 PM

Obesity

Lunch Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

12:25 PM-1:10 PM

Dermatology/Psoriasis

12:25 PM-1:10 PM

Respiratory

12:25 PM-1:10 PM

Diabetes

Afternoon Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

2:40 PM-3:25 PM

Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging

2:40 PM-3:25 PM

Atrial Fibrillation/Stroke

2:40 PM-3:25 PM

HAE

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Pneumococcal Disease in Adults: Key Considerations for Your Office, Hospital, or Pharmacy
Room: 1E10
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Rethink HCV
Room: 1E16
Faculty:
  1. Dr. David Bernstein
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Addressing Chronic Weight Management With Targeted Pharmacotherapy
Brought to you by: Eisai, Inc..
Room: 1E12
Faculty:
  1. Steve Lamm, MD
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The Effect of a Once-Weekly Therapy on A1C and Weight Over 3 Years
Room: 1E10
Faculty:
  1. Charles Shaefer, MD, FACP, FCCP
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Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Invasive Disease in Adults: Help Protect Patients Aged 50+ in Your Practice
Brought to you by: Pfizer Inc..
Room: 1E10
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Understanding the Data - Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
Room: 1E12
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Livalo: Emerging Clinical Considerations and Key Attributes
Brought to you by: Kowa Pharmaceuticals.
Room: 1E16
Faculty:
  1. Peter Toth, FNLA , FICA , MD, PhD, FAAFP, FAHA, FCCP, FACC, Director of Preventative Cardiology, CGH Medical CenterSterling, IL
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Engaging Your Patient in Obesity Management: Techniques, Tactics, and Tools for Customized Disease Treatment
Room: 1E07
Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe diagnostic criteria and general goals of treatment for adult obesity.
  2. Determine appropriate multifaceted treatment approaches for adults with obesity, considering individual patient clinical characteristics, current treatment algorithm recommendations, and emerging evidence.
  3. Identify techniques, tactics, and tools to engage and support patients in the long-term management of obesity as a chronic disease.
The CME activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc..
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Psoriasis - Look Closer
Room: 1E12
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The Latest Information in Therapy for Asthma, COPD, and Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm
Room: 1E16
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Advancing Paradigm Changes in Type 2 Diabetes Management
Brought to you by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Room: 1E10
This program will cover the following topics regarding a sodium-glucose co-transporter (SGLT2) inhibitor: the role of the kidney in regulation of hyperglycemia in T2DM, the mechanism of action - mediated inhibition of SGLT2 in the proximal convoluted tubule of the kidney, key efficacy and safety data from 2 active-controlled clinical trials, important safety information, question and answer session. This promotional educational activity is sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is not certified for continuing medical education. 010034-140210
Faculty:
  1. Zachary Freedman, MD
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Evaluating and Determining Patients for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging
Room: 1E12
Faculty:
  1. David Wolinsky, MD, FACC, FASNC
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A Paradigm Shift In The Treatment of Thrombosis
Brought to you by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Room: 1E10
Faculty:
  1. Dr. Preeti Jois
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Medical Mystery: A Case of Unexplained Recurrent Abdominal Pain
Room: 1E16
Faculty:
  1. William Lumry, MD, FACP, FAAAAI

Accreditation

Earn up to 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 14.5 AANP contact hours of continuing education credits.

Final session schedule is pending.

Primary Care Updates—Track One
November 19, 2014
Credits Type Accreditation Statement Designation Statement
7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ pmiCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. pmiCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pending AAFP Application for CME credit has been filed with American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
7.75 AANP pmiCME is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education programs by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider number 040308. This program has been approved for 7.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 4.000 hours of pharmacology).
Primary Care Updates—Track Two
November 19, 2014
Credits Type Accreditation Statement Designation Statement
7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ pmiCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. pmiCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pending AAFP Application for CME credit has been filed with American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
7.75 AANP pmiCME is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education programs by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider number 040308. This program has been approved for 7.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 4.000 hours of pharmacology).
Regional Conference
November 20, 2014
Credits Type Accreditation Statement Designation Statement
6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ pmiCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. pmiCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pending AAFP Application for CME credit has been filed with American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
6.75 AANP pmiCME is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education programs by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider number 040308. This program has been approved for 6.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 3.500 hours of pharmacology).

Faculty

Michael Brennan, MD, FACP, FASAM (Read Bio)

The Pain Center of Fairfield, Fairfield, CT
Senior Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT

Presenting on:

  • Caring for Patients With Chronic Pain: Responsible Opioid Prescribing to Achieve Individualized Functional Goals
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 7:45 AM-9:00 AM

Jeffrey Gudin, MD (Read Bio)

Director, Pain Management and Wellness Center, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ

Presenting on:

  • Caring for Patients With Chronic Pain: Responsible Opioid Prescribing to Achieve Individualized Functional Goals
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 7:45 AM-9:00 AM

Bill McCarberg, MD (Read Bio)

Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Founder, Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente San Diego, San Diego, CA
Family Practitioner, Neighborhood Health, San Diego, CA

Presenting on:

  • Caring for Patients With Chronic Pain: Responsible Opioid Prescribing to Achieve Individualized Functional Goals
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 7:45 AM-9:00 AM

Salvatore Mangione, MD (Read Bio)

Associate Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Presenting on:

  • Walking the Line: A Primer on Gait Analysis
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 7:45 AM-9:00 AM

Vivian Fonseca, MD (Read Bio)

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes, Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Presenting on:

  • Improving Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes: Integrating GLP-1 Receptor Agonists Into Multimodal Treatment Regimens
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:15 AM-10:30 AM

Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, FACE (Read Bio)

Director, Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Resarch Unit, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolic Diseases, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

Presenting on:

  • Improving Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes: Integrating GLP-1 Receptor Agonists Into Multimodal Treatment Regimens
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:15 AM-10:30 AM

Mark Stolar, MD

Associate Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Attending Physician, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Presenting on:

  • Improving Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes: Integrating GLP-1 Receptor Agonists Into Multimodal Treatment Regimens
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:15 AM-10:30 AM

Dean G Karalis, MD, FACC

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Hahnemann University Hospital,

Presenting on:

  • Clinical Significance and Treatment of Hypertriglyceridemia: Overcoming Challenging Patient Cases
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:15 AM-10:30 AM

Merle Myerson,

Director, Mount Sinai Roosevelt and St. Luke’s Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program & Lipid Clinic,

Presenting on:

  • Clinical Significance and Treatment of Hypertriglyceridemia: Overcoming Challenging Patient Cases
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:15 AM-10:30 AM

JoAnne Foody, MD, FACC, FAHA (Read Bio)

Medical Director, Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Presenting on:

  • Managing the Patient with High Triglycerides: Assessment and Treatment Strategies
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 10:30 AM-11:45 AM

Michael Miller, MD, FACC, FAHA

Professor, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Presenting on:

  • Managing the Patient with High Triglycerides: Assessment and Treatment Strategies
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 10:30 AM-11:45 AM

Daniel Lorber, MD, FACP, CDE

Director, Endocrinology, New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, Flushing, NY
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY

Presenting on:

  • Addressing Renal-Mediated Glucose Homeostasis: Diabetes and the Kidney
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:45 PM-2:00 PM

Silvio Inzucchi, MD (Read Bio)

Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Director, Yale Diabetes Center, New Haven, CT
Clinical Chief, Endocrinology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Presenting on:

  • Insulin Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Current and Emerging Basal Insulins
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:45 PM-2:15 PM

Guillermo Umpierrez, MD, FACP, FACE

Professor of Medicine ACTSI CIN, Associate Program Director Section Head, Endocrinology & Diabetes, Grady Health System, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Presenting on:

  • Insulin Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Current and Emerging Basal Insulins
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:45 PM-2:15 PM

Michael Pillinger, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Section Chief, Rheumatology, New York Harbor VA Health Care System,

Presenting on:

  • Gout: Optimizing Disease Management 2014
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 2:15 PM-3:15 PM

Svetlana Krasnokutsky Samuels, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, NY

Presenting on:

  • Gout: Optimizing Disease Management 2014
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 2:15 PM-3:15 PM

Karl Doghramji, MD (Read Bio)

Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Medicine, Medical Director, Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center, Program Director, Fellowship in Sleep Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Presenting on:

  • Managing Shift Work Disorder in Primary Care: Overcoming Barriers to Improve Patient Outcomes
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 2:30 PM-3:45 PM

Paul Doghramji, FAAFP, MD (Read Bio)

Family Physician, Collegeville Family Practice, Collegeville, PA
Medical Director of Health Services, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

Presenting on:

  • Managing Shift Work Disorder in Primary Care: Overcoming Barriers to Improve Patient Outcomes
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 2:30 PM-3:45 PM

Charles Czeisler, MD, PhD

Baldino Professor of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Senior Physician, Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Presenting on:

  • Managing Shift Work Disorder in Primary Care: Overcoming Barriers to Improve Patient Outcomes
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 2:30 PM-3:45 PM

William Surkis, MD, FACP

Clinical Assistant Professor of MEdicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Clerkship Director, Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA

Presenting on:

Javier Morales, MD (Read Bio)

Principal Clinical Trials Investigator, Advanced Internal Medicine Group, PC, Great Neck, NY

Presenting on:

  • Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy in T2DM Management: Achieving a Comfort Zone in 2014
    Thursday, November 20, 2014, 9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Jeffery Freeman,

Presenting on:

  • Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy in T2DM Management: Achieving a Comfort Zone in 2014
    Thursday, November 20, 2014, 9:45 AM-11:15 AM

John Russell, MD (Read Bio)

Presenting on:

  • Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy in T2DM Management: Achieving a Comfort Zone in 2014
    Thursday, November 20, 2014, 9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Kelly Spratt, DO, FACC, FACP (Read Bio)

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Presenting on:

Kurt Kroenke, MD (Read Bio)

Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Research Scientist, VA HSR&D Center for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice and Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN

Presenting on:

Tara Allmen, MD, FACOG, NCMP

Center For Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women's Health, New York City

Presenting on:

Christopher Carpenter, MD (Read Bio)

Section Head and Fellowship Program Director, Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Presenting on:

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Meeting Location

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001-1197
(212) 216-2000

Hotel Accommodations

Ink 48, A Kimpton Hotel
653 11th Ave
New York, NY 10036-2004
Phone: (877) 843-8869

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Ink 48, A Kimpton Hotel. Please call (877) 843-8869 by 10/27/2014 and identify yourself as a Pri-Med attendee to receive the discounted rate of $329.

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