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Peng Thim Fan, MD, FACP | Petros Levounis, MD, MA
What do primary care providers need to know about gout and LGBTQ+ mental health? Join expert faculty as they review important questions they get asked about these topics!
Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, and, Associate Dean for Professional Development, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Jennifer B. Green, MD | Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA
PCPs stand on the frontlines of obesity management but often do not optimally provide the comprehensive and long-term care these patients require. Bias toward people with obesity can cloud clinical judgement, and comorbidities can take priority over addressing obesity. This expert-led session focuses on obesity as a serious, chronic illness and acknowledges intrinsic and extrinsic biases that negatively affect clinical judgment and relationships with patients. Clinicians will walk away with evidence-based strategies for obesity treatment that includes lifestyle interventions and long-term use of anti-obesity medications as indicated by recent guidelines. Finally, clinicians will hear about emerging treatment options that will likely expand their armamentarium.
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC
Co-Founder and Physician, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center, Immediate Past President, Obesity Medicine Association, Scottsdale, AZ
Supported by This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly
Piecing it Together: Completing the Patient Picture to Identify Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) and Support Patient Care
Jennifer Hsiao, MD
Sponsored by AbbVie
A PRIMARY Focus on Shifting Treatment Paradigms in Asthma CARE
Susan Kuchera Fidler, MD
This session will use a patient case presentation to discuss: the burden and impact of uncontrolled asthma, tools for assessing asthma control, and key considerations in customizing asthma management, using a guidelines-based approach, to help identify appropriate treatment options for patients with uncontrolled asthma.
Sponsored by GSK
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP
Stay up to date with the latest USPSTF recommendations for screening and preventive interventions in primary care. Walk away from this session with a firm grasp of the evidence of benefits vs harms for each of these recommendations so that you and your patients are positioned to make the best decisions for their care.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor, UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine, Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education, UC Irvine School of Medicine Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community, Irvine, CA
Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, AGAF
As the first line of defense in recognizing and treating Clostridioides difficile infection, primary care providers need the most up-to-date clinical information to better understand how to diagnose and treat this common infection. In this session, experts will review the changing epidemiology of C difficile, current understanding of the pathophysiology of infection, and various diagnostic strategies. Current guideline recommendations for treating initial and recurrent C difficile will be discussed along with the latest data regarding current and emerging treatment options.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Attending Gastroenterologist, PACT-Gastroenterology Center
Supported by Merck & Co., Inc
Path To Diagnosis, Mapping Symptoms of Inflammatory Back Pain
Christopher Parker, DO
Sponsored by AbbVie
Clinical Insights in PAD: Reducing the Risk of Major Thrombotic Vascular Events
Sonya Noor, MD, FACS
This lecture will discuss treatment and reduction in the risk of major thrombotic vascular events (myocardial infarction, ischemic stroke, acute limb ischemia, and major amputation of a vascular etiology) in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD), including patients after lower extremity revascularization due to symptomatic PAD
Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Lee A. Lindquist, MD, MPH, MBA | Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, AGAF
What do primary care providers need to know about NASH and Mild Cognitive Impairment? Join expert faculty as they review important questions they get asked about these topics!
Chief of Geriatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Medical Director, Pfleger Liver Institute at UCLA, Medical Director, UCLA Adult Liver Transplant Program, Chief, UCLA Transplant Hepatology, Head, Outcomes Research in Hepatology at UCLA, Professor of Medicine and Surgery, UCLA, Adjunct Professor of Nursing, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA , ,
Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH | Laila Woc-Colburn, MD
This pandemic requires communication among specialists and primary care clinicians. In this COVID-19 panel, expert faculty will team up to discuss the most pressing and frequently asked questions about the disease and its complications.
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Ted Okerson, MD, FACP, FACE
Sponsored by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP