Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease and
Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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Department: Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Course Number: MDM17N01
Activity Start Date: March 9, 2017
Activity End Date: March 11, 2017
Location: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf
San Francisco, CA
Fees:

Evening Scientific Poster Session and Opening Reception March 8, 2017
Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease March 9, 2017
Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine March 10 - 11, 2017

Full Course
Physicians $725.00
Allied Health Professionals $625.00
Residents/Fellows $525.00

Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease Only
Physicians $350.00
Allied Health Professionals $300.00
Residents/Fellows $250.00

Updates OEM Only
Physicians $425.00
Allied Health Professionals $375.00
Residents/Fellows $325.00

Optional Printed Syllabus Available

 

Overview:

brochureThumbThis course is presented by the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. It is designed to provide occupational and environmental health professionals and persons from other health-related disciplines with a review and update of current topics in occupational and environmental medicine. The first day of the curriculum will focus on Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease. A poster session the evening before will supplement the Respiratory Disease course content. The second day and final half-day of the course will cover a multi-topic theme: Updates in Occupational and Environmental Health.

This course is approved for American Board of Preventive Medicine Maintenance of Certification self-assessment credit and is a comprehensive update for occupational medicine specialists. California Qualified Medical Examiner credit approval is anticipated.

This course is also designed to meet the needs of primary care providers and others engaged in occupational health practice and research including physicians (family physicians, general practitioners, internists, emergency medicine specialists), nurse practitioners and other nursing professionals, as well as physician's assistants and industrial hygienists.

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Objectives:

An attendee completing this course will be able to:

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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.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 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.

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care:
The approved credits shown above include a maximum of 5.00 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 487, Pain Management and End-of-Life Care.

Geriatric Medicine:
The approved credits shown above include 4.50 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 1820, Geriatric Medicine.

Nurses:
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants:
AAPA accepts Category 1 credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Board of Preventive Medicine:
The American Board of Preventive Medicine has approved this course for a maximum of 19.00 MOC Part II credits.

California Division of Workers Compensation – Medical Unit (QME Credit):
The California Division of Workers Compensation – Medical Unit for Qualified Medical Evaluator credit has been filed and is awaiting approval for a maximum of 19.25 credits.

Family Physicians:
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

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Course Outline:

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017

6:30-8:00 pm Evening Scientific Poster Session and Opening Reception

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPIRATORY DISEASE

7:45 am Introductions
Course Leaders

8:00 am Ambient Air Pollution and Health: Epidemiologic Bench to Bedside
John Balmes, MD

8:50 Upper Airway Responses to Occupational and Environmental Exposures
Dennis Shusterman, MD

9:40 Coffee Break

10:10 G Occupation and Pneumonia
Kjell Torén, MD

11:00 Occupational COPD and Chronic Bronchitis
Paul Blanc, MD, MSPH

11:50 Lunch on your own

1:20 pm Work-related Interstitial Lung Disease: Beyond Pneumoconiosis
Carl Reynolds, MD

2:10 Work-related Asthma – New Onset and Exacerbation
Robert Harrison, MD, MPH

3:00 P Lung Transplantation: Occupational and Environmental Aspects
Jonathan Singer, MD

3:50 Coffee Break

4:10 Silica Exposure, Disease, and Prevention: Old and New
Robert Cohen, MD

5:00 P Respiratory Hazards of Military Service
Mehrdad Arjomandi,MD

5:50 CLOSING PANEL: What’s Old and What’s New in Occupational Respiratory Disease
Paul Blanc, MD, MSPH • John Balmes, MD • Robert Cohen, MD

6:30 pm Adjourn

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017 • DAY ONE

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

UPDATES IN OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

7:50 Introductions

8:10 Diving and Other Hyperbaric Hazards
Jeffrey H. McClellen, CAPT, MC, USN

9:00 GP Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure in Work and Life
Giorgia Garrett, MD

9:50 Coffee Break

10:20 G Insights on Work-related Neurodegenerative Disease
Samuel Goldman, MD, MPH

11:10 What’s New in Hazardous Technologies and Exposures?
Gina Solomon, MD, MPH

12:00 pm Lunch on your own

1:30 G KEYNOTE: Occupationally-associated Male Genitourinary Conditions
Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH

2:30 P Opiates and Chronic Pain Management in Occupational Health Practice
Roman Kownacki, MD, MPH

3:20 Coffee Break

3:40 To Sit or Stand: What Is Good for the Heart?
David Rempel, MD

4:30 P Thinking About Vulnerable Workers
Stephen McCurdy, MD, MPH

5:20 The Skinny on Work: Obesity on the Job
Julia Buss, DNS

6:10 pm Adjourn

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017 • DAY TWO

7:45 am Continental Breakfast

UPDATES IN OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

8:15 Introductions
Course Leaders

8:30 G Manganese Toxicity: Recent Research Advances
Roberto Lucchini, MD

9:20 Weightless Environments and Health
Marlene Grenon, MD

10:10 Coffee Break

10:30 Agricultural Workers’ at Risk
Marc Schenker, MD

11:20 P The Neck and Upper Extremities: Ergonomics 101
Carisa Adamson-Harris, PhD

12:10 pm CLOSING PANEL:
Occupational and Environmental Health in 2017
Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH • Samuel Goldman, MD, MPH • Carisa Harris-Adamson. PhD

12:40 pm Adjourn

P – Pain Credit G – Geriatric Credit

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Chairs:

Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine,
Endowed Chair and Division Chief,
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Robert Kosnik, MD, DIH
Professor of Medicine,
Medical Director,
Occupational Health Services,
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Timur Durrani, MD, MPH, MBA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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Faculty:

Carisa Adamson-Harris, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Mehrdad Arjomandi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

John Balmes, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH
Captain, USPHS; Chief Medical Officer
Health Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance NIOSH, CDC
Cincinnati, Ohio

Julia Buss, RN, PhD
Deputy Director, COEH
Director, COEH Continuing Education
University of California, Berkeley

Robert A. Cohen, MD
Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University, Feinberg
School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Giorgia Garrett, MD
Physician, Kaiser Permanente
San Francisco

Samuel Goldman, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco

Marlene Grenon, MD, CM
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular
Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

Robert Harrison, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco;
Public Health Medical Officer,
California Department of Public Health

Roman Kownacki, MD, MPH
Regional Medical Director for
Occupational Health,
The Permanente Medical Group, Inc.
Oakland, CA

Roberto Lucchini, MD
Director of the Division of Occupational Medicine;
Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Jeffrey H. McClellen ,CAPT, MC, USN
Branch Head, Undersea
Medicine/Radiation Health (M95)
Undersea Medicine Specialty Leader
United States Navy
Falls Church, VA

Stephen A. McCurdy, MD, MPH
Director, UC Davis Master of Public Health (MPH) Program
Vice Chair and Professor
Department of Public Health

David Rempel, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Carl J. Reynolds, MD
Honorary Clinical Research Fellow
Imperial College, London
United Kingdom

Marc B. Schenker, MD, MPH
Distinguished Professor,
Division of Epidemiology,
Division of Environmental and Occupational Health
University of California, Davis

Dennis Shusterman, MD MPH
Professor Emeritus of Clinical
Medicine, University of California,
San Francisco; Public Health Medical
Officer, California Department of Public Health (Retired)

Jonathan Singer, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Gina Solomon, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Kjell Torén, MD
Professor and Chief Physician
University of Gothenburg
Gothenburg, Sweden

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Travel & Lodging:

Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf
1300 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
Hotel Phone: 415-771-9000
Rates: $205.00
Reservations: 1-800-942-7348
Cutoff Date: 2/15/17 or once room block is filled

 

Reservation Options:

1. Online - Click Reservations for OEM Conference at the Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf and enter the online booking Group Code: OEM.
2. Phone - Call the Hotel reservations department at 1-800-942-7348. To receive the special group rates, the attendees should request the name of the group: “UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Update 2017

Group rate: $205.00 per room, per night, plus tax, single/double occupancy. Plus $20 per additional occupant with existing bedding.

All reservations should be made by Wednesday, February 15, 2017. After this date, reservation requests will be honored based on availability at prevailing rates.


 

HERTZ RENT A CAR
Hertz is pleased to offer discounts for our course attendees. Please click on the link below to make a reservation:
Hertz UCSF CME Discount
You can also reserve by calling Hertz at 800-654-3131 and referencing Convention Code: 03BW0136

UNITED AIRLINES
United is pleased to offer special discounts for this program including three days prior to the course date and three days after.

You may book online at www.united.com and enter your Offer Code: ZX47922379 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights.

If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them the following information:
Agreement Code: 922379
Z Code: ZX47

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before 3/7/17 will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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