Updates in Internal Medicine for the Primary Care Practitioner

Northbrook, IL US
October 30, 2015

The goal of this symposium is to support the needs of Internal Medicine physicians in the ever changing health enviroment. This program facilitates self-directed, practice- based education that supports physicians committment to lifelong learning. This program is designed to offer solutions to real-world practice issues,in addition to providing updates on the latest medical practices.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians in internal medicine and family medicine, hospitalists, residents & fellows, nurses, APNs, and other healthcare professionals involved in primary care.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology,clinical manifistations, pathophysiology and treatment of common clinical conditions seen by internists and other primary care providers;
  • Develop diagnostic algorithms for well recognized syndromes commonly seen by primary care physicians;
  • Describe diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to common and important diseases;
  • Incorporate results from recent clinical trials in the management of patients with common and important medical conditions.


Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Jennifer Wertheimer
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 Participation
Event starts: 
10/30/2015 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
10/30/2015 - 4:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel
933 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

Jay L. Goldstein, MD      
Roy F. Kehl Chair of Gastroenterology
Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine
Head, Division of Gastroenterology
NorthShore University HealthSystem

Howard Vernof, MD
Department of Medicine
Head, Division of General Internal Medicine
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation.  For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 

For complete activity information, visit the conference website or download the agenda below.


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