2017 Scientific Meeting

Hyatt Regency
Savannah, GA

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Saturday, September 30

7:00 am Registration
Continental Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00 am

Committee Meetings

  • Health & Public Policy
  • Membership
  • Council of Young Physicians
  • Education
  7:55 am

Opening Remarks

Brian Ribeiro, MD, FACP

8:00 – 9:00 am VTE New Anticoagulants
Bhavin Adhyaru, MD
9:00 – 10:00 am Thyroid Disease
Edward Chin, MD, FACP
10:00 -10:30 am Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 -11:30 am Chronic Pain Management: Improving Outcomes While Preserving Our Sanity
Theresa E. Vettese, MD
  11:30 -12: 30 pm

Health Policy Update 2017
Jacqueline Fincher, MD, MACP

  12:30 – 1:00 pm

Town Hall/Lunch

Walter Moore, MD, MACP

  1:00 - 2:00 CHF Update
David Markham, MD
    Outpatient Lectures Inpatient Lectures  

2:00-3:00 pm

What Do We Do Now? An Update in Lipid Management

Mary Katherine Cheeley, PharmD, BCPS, CLS

GI Problems in the Hospitalized Patient

Steven L. Carpenter, MD, MACP

  3:00-3:30 pm
Break in Exhibit Hall

Resident Jeopardy
Resident Awards

G. Waldon Garriss III, MD, MS, MBA, MHA, FAAP, MACP

3:30-4:30  pm

Implementing the Future In Your Practice: Clinical Integration and Value-Based Reimbursement

Michele P. Madison, Esq.

Do It Yourself: Building Your Own Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Melhim Bou Alwan, MD

4:30-5:30 pm

Understanding MIPS and the Risk Adjustment Factor
Steve Adams, CPC

Hospital Metrics and Care Coordination
Willie H. Smith, Jr., MD

6:30 pm Cocktails
7:00 pm Banquet Dinner and Awards

Sunday, October 1

7:00 am Women's Networking Breakfast Fellowship Information Meeting
7:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:55 am Opening Remarks
8:00 – 9:00 am

Antietam 1862: A Turning Point in the Care of the Civil War Soldier
John Tooker, MD, MBA, MACP

9:00 – 10:00 am

Beyond Balancing Calories: The Complexity of Obesity Management
Sharon Horesh Berquist, MD, FACP

10:00-11:00 am

The Internist's Guide to Diagnosing and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

Joel Greenberg, MD

11:00-12:00 pm

Rheumatology/Biosimilar Update

Walter Moore, MD, MACP

12:00 pm Adjourn