Internal Medicine Board Certification and Recertification Review

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Overview Objectives
Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty
Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy


Department: Medicine
Course Number: MDM14M03
Start: Sunday, July 07, 2013
End: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California
Hotel Kabuki San Francisco
Fees: $995 - Physicans with 5 years or
more out of residency training

$795 - Physicians, Residents, and
Fellows within 5 years of training

$795 - Allied Health Professionals
Credit:


Overview:

Now in its eleventh year, this course provides a comprehensive and practical review of internal medicine. Aimed at physicians preparing for the American Board of Internal Medicine Certification or Recertification Examination, it is also appropriate for any physician seeking an intensive review of internal medicine. The curriculum covers primary care, every medical subspecialty, and selected outside specialties such as neurology, dermatology, and psychiatry. The interactive format is designed to actively engage participants and to provide optimal preparation for passing the examinations. Lectures are organized around boardsstyle questions. Course participants will use the Audience Response System to anonymously answer these questions and receive real-time feedback about their fund of knowledge. Course faculty is comprised of esteemed UCSF clinicians and teachers, many of whom wrote or edited the McGraw-Hill review book First Aid for the Medicine Boards.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Internists who are preparing to take the ABIM Certification or Recertification Exam in August 2013 or later. This course is designed to actively engage participants and to provide optimal preparation for passing the exam and for Internists who desire to improve their patient care practice.

WHY CHOOSE UCSF?
UCSF has over 30 years of distinguished CME expertise. UCSF faculty presenting at this course were involved in writing and editing the review book from McGraw-Hill, First Aid for the Medicine Boards. UCSF is competitively priced, providing the highest value for registration fees and accommodations. San Francisco is a world-class destination with superb cultural, dining, and recreational offerings.

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Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in their own knowledge of internal medicine and successfully address these in preparation for the ABIM Certification or Recertification examination and for their ongoing clinical practice;
  • Incorporate important evidence-based advances in clinical medicine over the past decade in clinical practice;
  • Improve strategies to diagnosing, treating, and preventing important conditions in general internal medicine and medicine subspecialties for improved patient outcomes;
  • Provide optimal care expected of a general internist for conditions in non-medicine specialties (e.g. neurology, psychology, and dermatology).

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians:
UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Geriatric Medicine:
The approved credits shown above include 1.25 geriatric credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 1820, Geriatric Medicine.

Family Physicians:
This Live activity, Internal Medicine Board Certification and ReCertification Review, with a beginning date of 07/07/2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 32.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Course Outline:

 

For Course Slides, please visit this link

 

Sunday , July 7, 2013

7:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Introduction and Test Taking Tips
Dr. H. Quinny Cheng

8:20 Primary Care / Ambulatory Medicine
Dr. Paul L. Nadler

10:00 Break

10:15 Primary Care / Ambulatory Medicine (cont.)
Dr. Paul L. Nadler

10:50 Psychiatry
Dr. Lee Rawitscher

12:00pm Lunch (On Own)

1:15 Infectious Disease – Part 1
Dr. Peter Chin-Hong

2:20 Hospital Medicine
Dr. H. Quinny Cheng

3:00 Break

3:15 Hospital Medicine (cont.)
Dr. H. Quinny Cheng

3:45 G Geriatrics
Dr. Eric Widera

5:00pm Adjourn

 

Monday , July 8, 2013

7:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00 Gastroenterology 1 (General GI)
Dr. Fernando Velayos

10:15 Break

10:30 Cardiology – Part 1
Dr. Andrew J. Boyle

12:00pm Lunch (On Own)

1:15 Endocrinology
Dr. Elizabeth J. Murphy

3:00 Break

3:15 Endocrinology (cont.)
Dr. Elizabeth J. Murphy

3:45 Neurology
Dr. S. Andrew Josephson

5:00pm Adjourn

 

Tuesday , July 9, 2013

7:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00 Infectious Disease – Part 2
Dr. Brian S. Schwartz

9:30 Nephrology
Dr. Kathleen Liu

10:00 Break

10:15 Nephrology (cont.)
Dr. Kathleen Liu

12:00pm Lunch (On Own)

1:15 Pulmonary and Critical Care
Dr. Leslie Zimmerman

3:15 Break

3:30 Pulmonary and Critical Care (cont.)
Dr. Leslie Zimmerman

5:00pm Adjourn

 

Wednesday , July 10, 2013

7:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00 Gastroenterology Part 2 - Hepatobiliary
Dr. Danielle Brandman

9:30 Break

10:00 Dermatology
Dr. Lindy Fox

10:45 Cardiology – Part 2
Dr. Andrew J. Boyle

12:00pm Lunch (On Own)

1:15 Cardiology – Part 2 (cont.)
Dr. Andrew J. Boyle

2:15 Rheumatology 1
Dr. Jeff Critchfield

3:15 Break

3:30 Rheumatology 2
Dr. Jonathan Graf

5:00pm Adjourn

 

Thursday , July 11, 2013

7:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00 Oncology
Dr. Matthew A. Gubens

10:15 Break

10:30 Hematology
Dr. Bradley Lewis

11:45am Adjourn

 

G = Geriatric Credit

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Chairs:

H. Quinny Cheng, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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Faculty:

(All UCSF unless indicated)

Andrew J. Boyle, MD, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Danielle Brandman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Peter Chin-Hong, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases;
Director, Transplant and
Immunocompromised Host
Infectious Diseases Program

Jeff Critchfield, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief of the Medical Staff
San Francisco General Hospital;
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine

Lindy P. Fox, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Director, Hospital Consultation
Service, Department of Dermatology

Jonathan Graf, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
San Francisco General Hospital

Matthew A. Gubens, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology

S. Andrew Josephson, MD
Associate Professor and
Vice-Chairman,
Department of Neurology;
C. Castro-Franceschi and
G.K. Mitchell Neurohospitalist
Distinguished Professor;
Director, Neurohospitalist Program

Bradley Lewis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Kathleen Liu, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology & Critical
Care Medicine

Elizabeth J. Murphy, MD, DPhil
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology,
San Francisco General Hospital

Paul L. Nadler, MD
Internist
Medical Director, UCSF Screening
and Acute Care Clinic

Lee Rawitscher, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
San Francisco General Hospital

Brian S. Schwartz, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of California,
San Francisco

Eric Widera, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Hospice & Palliative Care,
SFVAMC

Leslie Zimmerman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Bronchoscopy Service
Director, Intensive Care Unit,
VA Mecial Center

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Travel & Lodging:

Hotel Kabuki Room block is SOLD OUT
1625 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
800-533-4567

Additional hotel options can be found at www.hotels.com

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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