Update CME - Internal Medicine and Primary Care - DC

Washington, DC US
June 7, 2018 to June 10, 2018
Learn more at the American Medical Forum website here.
Most recent estimates show that over 25% of US adults have multiple chromic health conditions and approximately 50% of adults suffered from at least one of several highlighted chronic conditions. These conditions remain a public health concern and lead to increased utilization and healthcare spending. Some of the primary goals of the national initiative focused on addressing MCC (Multiple Chronic Conditions) in the United States include strengthening health care and public health systems to improve gaps in effective treatment and management on an point of care as well as systems based level.

Constantly updated guidelines on treatment and management of these conditions necessitate primary care providers to continuously update their education from different knowledge sources. Interaction with human experts specifically for complex medical questions has been cited by physicians as a more effective mode of knowledge transfer. This activity will support one of the goals of the Department of Health and Human Services in providing primary care providers better tools and resources to improve care of individuals with chronic medical conditions.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare providers, primarily primary care providers in the internal and family medicine specialties.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Primary care providers will be able to apply the most current treatment strategies to common chronic medical conditions provided in recent clinical guideline updates.
  • Primary care providers will recognize effective interventions leading to reduction adverse effects of existing chronic conditions and prevention of additional comorbidities.
  • Primary care providers will employ practice relevant new research in their everyday patient encounters to improve mortality and morbidity of common chronic medical conditions.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
American Medical Forum
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
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Available credit: 
  • 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 30.00 Participation
Event starts: 
06/07/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/10/2018 - 5:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
The Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States
The Washington Plaza Hotel is located in the heart of the city and is only minutes from Washington DC’s iconic museums, monuments, and attractions.
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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 404-692-5615 or via email at contact@amf-cme.org.

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.

  Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FASH
  Professor of Medicine,
  Vice Chair for Clinical Operations,
  Department of Medicine,
  Section of Cardiology,
  University of Chicago Medicine
  Arthur M. Mandelin II, MD/PhD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine,
  Department of Medicine,
  Division of Rheumatology,
  Northwestern University Feinberg 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 the American Medical Forum. 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 30 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 II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 30 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 Profession's Credit
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.

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