General Internal Medicine CME Program

28th Annual Update in Primary Care

October 8 – 10, 2015 | The Landmark Resort - Egg Harbor, WI


Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

Program Objectives

This conference has been designed to:

  • Provide the latest information on current issues concerning primary care
  • Provide clinically relevant information to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic skills in the primary care setting
  • Increase understanding of disease processes that require subspecialists' expertise and management
  • Review current recommendations that improve the quality and safety of care provided by primary care physicians in the hospital setting

Registration Information

Register online via EthosCE to attend and earn CME credit for this activity.

Returning 2014 attendees: Log in using your original username password. DO NOT create another account.

For online registration, please keep in mind we request that you log in with Google Chrome or Firefox Internet browser. All versions of Internet Explorer are not compatible with EthosCE.

Registration details and if paying by check (PDF)

Course registration deadline is Monday, September 7, 2015.

CME Program Schedule

 Thursday, October 8, 2015

Moderator: Michael Bonner, MD

7:30 - 7:55 a.m. | Continental Breakfast

7:55 - 8 a.m. | Welcome & Opening Comments

8 - 8:50 a.m. | "Advanced Gastrointestinal Disease: Is Surgery Right for You?" ♦ Fabian Johnston, MD, MHS

8:50 - 9 a.m. | Questions and Answers

9 - 9:30 a.m. | "How I Manage Depression in Primary Care" ♦ Jeffrey Jackson, MD, MPH

9:30 - 10 a.m. | "Current Thinking in Screening for Cervical Cancer" ♦ Theresa Maatman, MD

10 - 10:15 a.m. | Questions and Answers

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. | BREAK

10:30 - 11 a.m. | "Does Preventative Cardiology Make a Difference?" ♦ Robert Gleeson, MD, FACP

11 - 11:30 a.m. | "Assessing Decision-Making Capacity in the Clinic" ♦ Sarah Nickoloff, MD

11:30 - 11:40 a.m. | Questions and Answers

11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. | "Breast Cancer Vignettes" ♦ Ann B. Nattinger, MD, MPH

12:10 - 12:20 p.m. | Questions and Answers

Adjourn at 12:20 p.m.


12:30 - 1:40 p.m. | "Ask the Professor" Lunch Workshop: Robert Gleeson, MD, FACP ♦ "Case-Based Controversies in Lipid Management, Including PCSK9 Inhibitors"

 Friday, October 9, 2015

Moderator: Ann Nattinger, MD, MPH

7:30 - 8 a.m. | Continental Breakfast

8 - 8:50 a.m. | "Comprehensive Pain Management" ♦ Robert Hurley, MD, PhD

8:50 - 9 a.m. | Questions and Answers

9 - 9:30 a.m. | "Is Less Really More – Moving Targets in Diabetes and Hypertension" ♦ Jeff Whittle, MD, MPH

9:30 - 10 a.m. | "Nutrition Pearls in Primary Care" ♦ Jennifer Mackinnon, MD

10 - 10:15 a.m. | Questions and Answers

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. | BREAK

10:30 - 11 a.m. | "Pathways to High-Value Care: Will ACOs get us there?" ♦ Julie Mitchell, MD, MS

11 - 11:30 a.m. | "HIV Screening: Just ASK" ♦ Kathryn Havens, MD

11:30 - 11:40 a.m. | Questions and Answers

11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. | "COPD 2015: Time to Reduce the Steroids?" ♦ Kory Koerner, MD

12:10 - 12:20 p.m. | Questions and Answers

Adjourn at 12:20 p.m.

 Saturday, October 10, 2015

Moderator: Robert Gleeson, MD, FACP

7:30 - 7:55 a.m. | Continental Breakfast

7:55 - 8 a.m. | Closing Comments

8 - 8:50 a.m. | "Migraine Challenges" ♦ Frederick G. Freitag, DO, FAHS

8:50 - 9 a.m. | Questions and Answers

9 - 9:30 a.m. | "Recent Developments in Osteoporosis" ♦ Joan Neuner, MD, MPH

9:30 - 10 a.m. | "Are you Smarter than a Microbe? – Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting" ♦ J. Njeri Wainaina, MD

10 - 10:15 a.m. | Questions and Answers

10:15 - 10:25 a.m. | BREAK

10:25 - 10:55 a.m. | "Practical Aspects of Treatment with New Oral Anticoagulant Drugs: Who Should be Treated and Why?" ♦ James Sebastian, MD

10:55 - 11:25 a.m. | "Lung Cancer CT Screening Update" ♦ Evelyn Chan, MD

11:25 - 11:40 a.m. | Questions and Answers

11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. | "Non-Surgical Management of Female Urinary Incontinence" ♦ Jessica Kuester, MD

12:10 - 12:30 p.m. | Evaluation and Adjourn

Speakers and Moderators

 Featured Speakers

Advanced Gastrointestinal Disease: Is Surgery Right for You?
Fabian Johnston, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin | Milwaukee, WI

Comprehensive Pain Management
Robert Hurley, MD, PhD
Professor, Anesthesiology
Medical College of Wisconsin | Milwaukee, WI

Migraine Challenges
Frederick G. Freitag, DO, FAHS
Associate Professor, Neurology
Medical College of Wisconsin | Milwaukee, WI

 General Internal Medicine Speakers
  • Evelyn Chan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Robert K. Gleeson, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Kathryn Havens, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Jeffrey Jackson, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine
  • Kory Koerner, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Jessica Kuester, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Theresa Maatman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Jennifer Mackinnon, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Julie Mitchell, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine
  • Ann B. Nattinger, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine
  • Joan Neuner, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Sarah Nickoloff, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • James Sebastian, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • J. Njeri Wainaina, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Jeff Whittle, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine
 Moderators
  • Ann Nattinger, MD, MPH
  • Robert K. Gleeson, MD, FACP
  • Michael Bonner, MD

Course Planning and Accreditation

 Course Planning Committee

Course Director

Ann B. Nattinger, MD, MPH, Professor and Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

Course Co-Directors

  • Robert K. Gleeson, MD, FACP, Associate Professor, Director Executive Health Program
  • Michael Bonner, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Program Coordinators

  • Tim Boyle, Administrative Coordinator III
  • Nadine Desmarais, Administrative Assistant III
  • Sara Graciano, Administrative Assistant III
 Accreditation, Designation of Credit and Withdrawals

Accreditation
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 13.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Withdrawals (Course Only)
Withdrawals postmarked 14 or more business days prior to the start of the course will be fully refunded. Cancellations received less than 14 days before the course begins will be refunded at 50%. Cancellations received after the course starts will not be refunded.

Lodging and Location Information

The Landmark Resort | Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

The Landmark Resort is situated on the picturesque peninsula known as Door County in the northeast corner of the beautiful state of Wisconsin. Centrally located on the northern peninsula, it is only minutes away from the charming village of Egg Harbor and all the other activities and attractions Door County has to offer. For more information, please call (800) 273-7877 or visit the Landmark Resort Web site.

Lodging

To arrange for lodging, please contact the Landmark Resort before August 22, 2015, at (800) 273-7877. Any rooms not reserved prior to this date will be released and hotel arrangements will be made solely on a space-available basis. This facility accommodates all participants with disabilities. Please contact the Landmark Resort if you have special needs so they can further assist you.

Contact Us

Tim Boyle, Program Coordinator
(414) 805-0841 | tboyle@mcw.edu

Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
Clinical Cancer Center Building, 5th Floor, Ste. C5400
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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