the 15th annual Update and Review of Internal Medicine 2011
La Fonda on the Plaza
100 E. San Francisco Santa Fe, NM 87501, United States (800) 523-5002
Santa Fe, New Mexico
the major objective of this course is to provide a
comprehensive review of the most important advances that
have recently been made in internal medicine. Although
board review is not the primary purpose of the course,
question-based sessions are included and are likely to be
useful to candidates taking the Internal Medicine Boards
or the Recertification Examination.
the course is directed at the level of the internist and family
practitioner in practice and will also be useful for residents.
the emphasis will be placed on progress that has been
made in pathophysiology and clinical management in the
most common disorders seen by the internist and family
practitioner. each of the major subspecialties will be covered
including cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology,
hematology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology,
oncology, pulmonary disease, and rheumatology.
much of the material will be presented in lecture format
by the best teachers and clinicians from two major medical
centers. in addition, each specialty will have a case-based
session using an interactive computer-based system that
will be present on your desk. this system will allow you
(anonymously) to test your knowledge in the different areas
of medicine

practicing internists
and family practitioners
interested in refreshing
their knowledge of
internal medicine.
â–  physicians preparing for
the recertification examination
or the internal
medicine Boards.
This course will provide
you with:
â–  an understanding of
the clinically important
advances that have
been made in common
â–  an awareness of areas of
strength and weakness by
participating in interactive
computer-based sessions.
â–  recommendations for
optimal management of
many common diseases.
â–  a complete syllabus that
will allow you to review
material at home.

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, October 16, 2011
07:00:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
07:30:00 welcome and Introduction Martin J Abrahamson, Sanjeev Arora, Pope L. Moseley, Mark L. Zeidel
07:35:00 SpEcIAl SYMpOSIUM | viral Hepatitis
07:40:00 chronic Hepatitis c | The Silent Epidemic Sanjeev Arora
08:35:00 The Ten Most Frequently Asked Questions about Hepatitis B
09:25:00 Answering Your Questions Sanjeev Arora
09:40:00 Break
09:55:00 Gastroenterology
10:00:00 IBd – Reaching for Remission
10:40:00 laboratory Tests and diagnostic procedures in liver disease | Adventures in liver land
11:30:00 clinical Approach to constipation Henry Lin
12:10:00 Lunch Break
13:15:00 Gastroenterology Q & A Sanjeev Arora
13:30:00 Gastroenterology | challenging cases with Your participation
14:15:00 Rejuvenation Exercise
14:20:00 Nephrology
14:25:00 cloudy with Occasional chance of crystals | what can You learn from the Urine Robert S. Brown
15:10:00 Managing Electrolyte disorders: Is it just Salt and water? Mark L. Zeidel
16:00:00 chronic Kidney disease Management: It’s Not Just for Nephrologists Robert S. Brown
16:50:00 Break
17:10:00 End Stage Renal disease: A Model for the Medical Home Mark L. Zeidel
18:00:00 Nephrology Q & A Mark L. Zeidel
18:15:00 Nephrology: challenging cases with Your participation Robert S. Brown
Monday, October 17, 2011
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
07:25:00 Special Lecture
07:30:00 Motivational Interviewing for weight loss Frank J. Domino
08:15:00 SpEcIAl SYMpOSIUM | Strategies to Reduce cardiovascular Risk
08:20:00 Hypertension | New Strategies for Your practice Gerald W. Smetana
09:00:00 dyslipidemia | A Focus on FdA Approved Treatments vs. Alternative Options, pros and cons Kathleen M. Colleran
09:40:00 A Revolutionary New Approach to Glucose control David S. Schade
10:25:00 Break
10:45:00 Treatment of Type 2 diabetes 2011 | Update Martin J Abrahamson
11:40:00 panel discussion Kathleen M. Colleran, Gerald W. Smetana, Martin J. Abrahamson
12:00:00 Lunch Break
12:55:00 Special Lecture
13:05:00 Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis | The Burgeoning Epidemic
13:10:00 Miscellaneous Topics
13:55:00 New drugs for the pcp 2011 | what You Need to Know Gerald W. Smetana
14:45:00 Rejuvenation Exercise
14:55:00 leadership for the 21st century 10 Tenets of leadership
15:40:00 Ask the Expert: Ophthalmology and ENT Review Marko l. Schluter, Michael Spafford
16:50:00 Break
17:05:00 Endocrinology
17:10:00 A practical Approach to the diagnosis and Management of Thyroid disease Martin J Abrahamson
17:55:00 Endocrinology Q & A Martin J Abrahamson
18:10:00 Endocrinology: challenging cases with Your participation Martin J. Abrahamson
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
06:30:00 Continental Breakfast
06:55:00 Special Lecture
07:00:00 vitamin d - New discussion about a New Hormone Frank J. Domino
07:45:00 Oncology
07:50:00 Update on lung and colorectal cancers Steven E. Come
08:35:00 prostate cancer | current Management and continuing controversies Steven E. Come
09:20:00 Break
09:40:00 cancer | From the Bench to the Bedside Lowell E Schnipper
10:25:00 How we Think About and Manage Breast cancer in 2011 Steven E. Come
11:15:00 Oncology Q & A Lowell E Schnipper
11:30:00 Oncology | challenging cases with Your participation Lowell E Schnipper
12:15:00 Lunch Break
13:20:00 Miscellaneous Topic
13:25:00 disruptive Innovation in Healthcare Sanjeev Arora
14:10:00 Advances in Understanding of Substance Use disorders Miriam Komaromy
14:55:00 Rejuvenation Exercise
15:00:00 Infectious disease
15:05:00 diagnosis and Treatment of STd's Howard Libman
15:55:00 Staphylococcus Aureus - Resistance and Severe Infection in 2011 A. w. Karchmer
17:05:00 HIv Infection | what does the pcp need to Know? Howard Libman
17:55:00 Infectious disease Q & A A. w. Karchmer
18:10:00 Infectious disease | challenging cases with Your participation A. w. Karchmer
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
06:30:00 Continental Breakfast
06:55:00 pulmonary disease
07:00:00 COPD Richard Schwartzstein
07:50:00 Obstructive lung disease Akshay Sood
08:40:00 Break
09:00:00 Approach to the patient with cough and dyspnea Richard Schwartzstein
09:50:00 Asthma | Obtaining Optimal control for your patient Michelle Harkins
10:40:00 Pulmonary Q & A Michelle Harkins, Richard Schwartzstein, Akshay Sood
11:00:00 pulmonary | challenging cases with Your participation Richard Schwartzstein
12:00:00 Afternoon free for leisure activities
Thursday, October 20, 2011
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
07:25:00 Hematology
07:30:00 Selected clinical challenges in Hematology Reed Drews
08:20:00 The Hypercoagulable State: developments in Thrombosis and Anticoagulation
09:00:00 Anemia | Not-to-miss diagnoses Reed Drews
09:40:00 Break
10:00:00 leukemia & lymphoma M. Houman Fekrazad
10:40:00 Hematology Q & A
10:55:00 Hematology | challenging cases with Your participation* Reed Drews
11:40:00 Lunch Break
12:45:00 Cardiology
12:50:00 valvular Heart disease Warren Laskey
13:40:00 Rejuvenation Exercise
13:50:00 Congestive Heart Failure Robert A. Taylor
14:40:00 Acute coronary Syndrome Rx: Takin' It To The Next level for the General practitioner Mark J. Ricciardi
15:30:00 Atrial Fibrillation | current Approaches to Management
16:10:00 Break
16:25:00 Cardiology Q & A Warren Laskey
16:45:00 Cardiology | challenging cases with Your participation Duane S Pinto
17:30:00 EKGS – pearls and pitfalls Duane S Pinto
Friday, October 21, 2011
06:30:00 Continental Breakfast
06:55:00 Rheumatology
07:00:00 Vasculitis | A primer for the Internist Wilmer l. Sibbitt
08:30:00 Advances in Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis George C. Tsokos
09:15:00 Break
09:35:00 lupus _ Systemic lupus Erythematosus George C. Tsokos
10:15:00 Rheumatology Q & A George C. Tsokos
10:30:00 Rheumatology | challenging cases with Your participation Robert H. Shmerling
11:15:00 Lunch Break
12:25:00 Miscellaneous Topics
12:30:00 chronic pain patients | How to Take care of Them painlessly Joanna Katzman
13:15:00 Advances in Inpatient Medicine (literature Review) Kendall Rogers
14:15:00 Rejuvenation Exercise
14:25:00 parting Shot-Getting Adult Immunization Right Susan M. Kellie
15:10:00 Break
15:30:00 current concepts in the diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis Arthur Bankhurst
16:10:00 diagnostic dilemmas in dermatology
17:05:00 Adjourn
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