Updates in Internal Medicine for the Primary Care Practitioner

Northbrook, IL US
November 2, 2018
The goal of this symposium is to support the needs of the PCP, PA's and NP's in the ever changing health care enviroment. This conference 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
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: 
11/02/2018 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
11/02/2018 - 4:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

*Agenda subject to change.

Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel
933 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 847-570-1258 or via email at jwertheimer@northshore.org.

NorthShore University HealthSystem and The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Jay L. Goldstein, MD
  Roy F. Kehl Chair of Gastroenterology
  Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine
  Head, Division of Gastroenterology
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Theodore Mazzone, MD, FACP        
  Louise W. Coon Chairman
  Department of Medicine
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Professor
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  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
  John M. Revis, MD            
  Department of Medicine
  Director, Primary Care Practice Network
  NorthShore University Medical Group
  Associate Head, Division of General Internal Medicine
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
                            Senior Clinician Educator
                            University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
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.
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. 
American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 7.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Other Healthcare Professions
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. 
Please Note: Requests to claim MOC Part II credit must be made within one month to report to ABIM. Requests to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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