40th Annual Advances in Internal Medicine
Stanford Court Renaissance San Francisco
905 California Street - Nob Hill San Francisco, CA 94108, United States
San Francisco, California
Now in its 40th year, this course reviews the most recent developments and current controversies in the field of internal medicine. Particular emphasis will be placed on topics of clinical relevance to the practicing physician. The course will include:

Clinically active faculty from the Department of Medicine will emphasize recent clinical advances.

Year-in-Review Literature Reviews – Faculty will review major articles from the general medical specialty literature with immediate importance to clinical practice.
Clinical Dilemmas – In addition to case presentations to illustrate current management strategies, a special session on clinical problem-solving will be included.
Questions and Answers – Ample time will be provided for specific questions and discussions of problems commonly encountered by course participants.
Internal Medicine Topics – Areas to be covered include cardiology, hematology and oncology, general internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, nephrology and rheumatology.
Multidisciplinary Topics – Additional topics of interest to the practicing internist will include issues in women’s health, geriatrics, neurology, dermatology, and sports medicine.
Advances in Internal Medicine is presented by the Department of Medicine and is sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. 
An attendee completing this course should be able to:

    Apply new knowledge to better manage commonly encountered medicallyrelated internal medicine problems such as congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation, chronic kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, outpatient infections, chronic anticoagulation, allergy, and obstructive lung disease;
    Incorporate current evidence and guidelines with respect to the management of fatty liver disease, osteoporosis, menopause, cancer screening, preoperative cardiac evaluation, and HIV disease;
    Improved management of common problems traditionally treated by non-medicine specialists, such as neuropathy, movement disorders, dermatologic disorders, musculoskeletal symptoms, as well as recognize
    the indications for referral to a specialist;
    Apply the major recent advances in the fields of primary care, palliative care, women’s health, infectious disease, and rheumatology to foster improved patient outcomes.

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, May 21, 2012
07:00:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Welcome H. Quinny Cheng
08:10:00 Update on Atrial Fibrillation: Antiarrhythmics, Anticoagulant and Ablation Edward P. Gerstenfeld
09:00:00 Advances in Management of Systolic/ Diastolic Heart Failure Liviu Klein
09:50:00 Break
10:10:00 Preoperative Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiac Disease Mary Gray
11:00:00 KEYNOTE | Social Media & Your Practice, Ready or Not Russ Cucina
11:50:00 Lunch on Own
13:20:00 (G) Care of the Aging Patient Anna Chang
14:20:00 (G) Palliative Care: Year in Review Lynn Flint
14:50:00 Break
15:10:00 Evaluation & Management of the Patient with Hypercalcemia Steven Harris
16:00:00 Clinical Cases: Tailoring Glucose Lowering Therapy for Your Diabetic Patients Martha S. Nolte Kennedy, Pooja Sherchan
16:50:00 Adjourn
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
07:30:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Vitamins and Supplements: An Evidence-Based Approach Jeffrey A. Tice
08:50:00 Every Patient is an Athlete Carlin Senter
09:40:00 Break
10:00:00 Chronic Kidney Disease: What the Generalist Needs to Know Michael G. Shlipak
10:50:00 Advances in Primary Care: The Year in Review Jeffrey Kohlwes
11:40:00 Lunch on Own
13:10:00 Current Controversies in Hormone Therapy Marcelle I. Cedars
14:00:00 Advances in Women's Health: The Year in Review Judith M. E. Walsh
14:50:00 Break
15:10:00 Update in Hospital Medicine Bradley A. Sharpe
16:00:00 Dermatology Topics for the Primary Care Provider Anna Haemel
16:50:00 Adjourn
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
07:30:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Infections in Travelers Brian S. Schwartz
08:50:00 HIV for the Primary Care Provider Monica Gandhi
09:40:00 Break
10:00:00 Emerging Infections in the Clinic Lisa G. Winston
10:50:00 Infections in the News Peter Chin-Hong
11:40:00 Lunch on Own
13:10:00 Clinical Problem-Solving Session Harry Hollander
14:00:00 Current Management of C. difficile Justin Sewell
14:50:00 Break
15:10:00 Update on Fatty Liver Disease Bilal Hameed
16:00:00 Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Hidden Cause of Dysphagia Najwa El-Nachef
16:50:00 Adjourn
Thursday, May 24, 2012
07:30:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Prostate Cancer Screening in 2012 Matthew R. Cooperberg
08:50:00 What's New in Breast Cancer Screening Judith A. Luce
09:40:00 Break
10:00:00 New Oral Anticoagulants Tracy Minichiello
10:50:00 Topics in Allergy & Immunology Katherine E. Gundling
11:40:00 Lunch on Own
13:10:00 Peripheral Issues: Radiculopathy & Neuropathy Jeffrey Ralph
14:00:00 What's Shaking? Tremors & Movement Disorders Jill L. Ostrem
14:50:00 Break
15:10:00 Overview & Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis Jonathan Graf
16:00:00 Year in Review: Advances in Rheumatology Jonathan Graf
16:50:00 Adjourn
Friday, May 25, 2012
07:30:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Update on Asthma & COPD Stephen Lazarus
08:50:00 Occupational & Environmental Lung Disease: What the Generalist Needs to Know Paul D. Blanc
09:40:00 Break
10:00:00 Lung Cancer: Is It Time to Start Screening? Lorriana Leard
10:50:00 Topics in Office Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Anthony Luke
11:40:00 Adjourn
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