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All times listed below are Eastern Daylight Time.

Monday, May 16, 2022
9:00am to 9:15am Welcome Remarks

Sarah P. Hammond, MD and Anju Nohria, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Best Practices in Hypertension Management

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

10:00am to 10:45am Dermatologic Diagnosis and Care of Patients with Skin of Color

Nicole Gunasekera, MD, MBA

10:45am to 11:30am Update in Thyroid Disease

Matthew I. Kim, MD

11:30am to 11:45am Q & A
11:45am to 12:45pm Break
12:45pm to 1:30pm Update in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

M. Valerie Lin, MD

1:30pm to 2:15pm The Latest in Managing Kidney Disease

J. Kevin Tucker, MD

2:15pm to 2:20pm Q&A
2:20pm to 2:30pm Break
2:30pm to 3:15pm Management of Diabetes Mellitus: New Drugs and Current Guidelines

Marie E. McDonnell, MD

3:15pm to 4:00pm The Role of Genetics in Cancer Screening and Treatment

Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

4:00pm to 4:05pm Q&A
4:05pm to 4:15pm Break
4:15pm to 5:00pm Update in Geriatrics: The Latest Studies and Their Clinical Relevance

Suzanne E. Salamon, MD

5:00pm to 5:45pm Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases

Sarah P. Hammond, MD

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
9:00am to 9:15am Morning Announcements

Sarah P. Hammond, MD and Anju Nohria, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Contraception

Kari P. Braaten, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

10:00am to 10:45am Asthma Medications in 2022

Elliot Israel, MD

10:45am to 11:30am Treatment of Heart Failure in 2022

Anju Nohria, MD

11:30am to 11:45am Q & A
11:45am to 12:45pm Break -or- Cardiology Cases (Interesting Points about Peripheral Vascular Disease): Interactive Discussion

Anju Nohria, MD and Umberto Campia, MD

12:45pm to 1:30pm Stroke Management in 2022

Galen V. Henderson, MD

1:30pm to 2:15pm Management of Ischemic Heart Disease and Lipids

Benjamin M. Scirica, MD

2:15pm to 2:20pm Q&A
2:20pm to 2:30pm Break
2:30pm to 3:15pm Advances in Gout and Crystal Deposition Disease

Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD

3:15pm to 4:00pm What's New in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Kyle D. Staller, MD

4:00pm to 4:05pm Q&A
4:05pm to 4:15pm Break
4:15pm to 5:00pm Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Headache

Angeliki Vgontzas, MD

5:00pm to 5:45pm Mind Body Medicine

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
9:00am to 9:15am Morning Announcements

Sarah P. Hammond, MD and Anju Nohria, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Responsible Use of Antibiotics

Paul E. Sax, MD

10:00am to 10:45am Care of the LGBTQ Patient

Aditya Chandrasekhar, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

10:45am to 11:30am Best Practices for Pre-Operative Evaluation

Adam Schaffer, MD

11:30am to 11:45am Q & A
11:45am to 12:45pm Break -or- Cancer Screening Cases (Shared Decision-Making): Interactive Discussion

Leigh H. Simmons, MD and Devon Quasha, MD, JD

12:45pm to 1:30pm Clinical Cases in Dermatology

Adam D. Lipworth, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

1:30pm to 2:15pm What's New in Vaccines

Daniel A. Solomon, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

2:15pm to 2:20pm Q&A
2:20pm to 2:30pm Break
2:30pm to 3:15pm Obesity Management: From Counseling to Medical and Surgical Therapies

Caroline Apovian, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

3:15pm to 4:00pm Update in COPD

Scott L. Schissel, MD, PhD

4:00pm to 4:05pm Q&A
4:05pm to 4:15pm Break
4:15pm to 5:00pm Update in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lydia Gedmintas, MD

5:00pm to 5:45pm Percutaneous Approaches to Valvular Disease

Pinak B. Shah, MD

Thursday, May 19, 2022
9:00am to 9:15am Morning Announcements

Sarah P. Hammond, MD and Anju Nohria, MD

9:15am to 10:00am Updates in Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders: GERD, Barrett's Esophagus and H. pylori

Molly L. Perencevich, MD

10:00am to 10:45am Thrombosis and Anticoagulation

Gregory Piazza, MD

10:45am to 11:30am Gynecologic Cancer Screening

Colleen M. Feltmate, MD

11:30am to 11:45am Q & A
11:45am to 12:45pm Break -or- Infectious Disease Cases (Infections in the Compromised Host): Interactive Discussion

Sarah P. Hammond, MD and Pierre O. Ankomah, MD

12:45pm to 1:30pm Update in Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Gad A. Marshall, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts
This session includes content relevant to the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine requirement that physicians treating an adult population receive training in the “diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cognitive impairments including, but not limited to, Alzheimer's disease and dementia.”

1:30pm to 2:15pm Bone Health in 2022

Carolyn B. Becker, MD

2:15pm to 2:20pm Q&A
2:20pm to 2:30pm Break
2:30pm to 3:15pm Update in Allergy

Maria C. Castells, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

3:15pm to 4:00pm The Latest in Management of COVID

Arthur Y. Kim, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

4:00pm to 4:05pm Q&A
4:05pm to 4:15pm Break
4:15pm to 5:00pm Managing Depression in the Elderly

Elizabeth LaSalvia, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit in Massachusetts

Friday, May 20, 2022
9:00am to 9:15am Morning Announcements

Sarah P. Hammond, MD and Anju Nohria, MD

9:15am to 10:00am The Latest in Multiple Sclerosis

Sarah Conway, MD

10:00am to 10:45am Atrial Fibrillation

Paul C. Zei, MD, PhD

10:45am to 10:50am Q&A
10:50am to 11:00am Break
11:00am to 11:45am Management of Opiate Addiction

Joji Suzuki, MD
Meets criteria for Risk Management credit and Opioid Education and Pain Management Training in Massachusetts

11:45am to 12:30pm Poisonings and Intoxications: What the Internist Needs to Know

Timothy B. Erickson, MD

12:30pm to 12:40pm Q&A
12:40pm to 12:45pm Wrap Up/End Course

Sarah P. Hammond, MD and Anju Nohria, MD