Course Overview


The State of the Art in Internal Medicine

This program provides a comprehensive update of the most important changes impacting Internal Medicine and guidance to incorporate these advances into everyday clinical practice to improve patient outcomes.

Practical, Fast-Paced, Case-Based Education

The educational experience is highly interactive and fast paced, and draws upon real-life cases. The course is designed and led by Harvard Medical School’s clinical faculty who are leaders in their respective fields, and are instrumental in bringing these novel developments to clinical medicine. It offers updates and advances in diagnostic and treatment approaches, covering the broad spectrum of internal medicine specialties: 

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Gerontology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Oncology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Rheumatology 
  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Renal Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Endocrinology

Guidance to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment and Clinical Outcomes

Highlights of this program include:

  • The latest developments in cancer screening
  • Comprehensive updates on new anticoagulants and diabetes medications
  • Practical and timely instruction on obesity management 
  • Up-to-date guidance for care of the LGBT patient
  • How to responsibly prescribe opiates and manage opiate addiction
  • Current guidelines for the management of hepatitis C 
  • Updates in the management of COPD and asthma
  • Instructive cases and images in dermatology 
  • Physician wellness—how to avoid burnout
  • Advances in percutaneous valve replacement 
  • The latest in C. difficile diagnosis and management
  • New treatments for heart failure
  • Best practices in responsible antibiotic use
  • A practical update of contraception options
  • The latest in inflammatory bowel disease management

For full agenda, click here.