September 16-19, 2015 | Chicago, IL (Rosemont)

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express® Live Course

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Prepare to Pass Your ABFM Exam

Taught by Board-certified family physicians, this dynamic 3-1/2 day course offers an in-depth review of the evidence-based principles of family medicine, reflecting the blueprint of the ABFM exam.

When you attend, you will benefit from:

  • An in-depth review of 14 body system categories, population-based care, and patient-based systems. View topics »
  • 30-45 minute presentations and case studies delivered by Board-certified family physicians
  • An interactive question/response format to help you guage your learning and identify knowledge gaps
  • Valuable Q&A sessions with expert presenters
  • 400-plus Board-style questions for ongoing review
  • Bonus session: "Test-taking Strategies" to help you maximize your exam experience

See what you can expect when you attend

Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 29.5 AAFP Prescribed credits; 29.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. View CME Credit Statement »

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in family medicine.
  2. Analyze your training needs on conditions or elements within specific body systems, as defined by the ABFM.
  3. Outline effective test-taking strategies to prepare for the ABFM exam.

Course Details

Attend AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express

Wednesday, September 16 - Saturday, September 19, 2015

Chicago, IL (Rosemont)
Hyatt Regency O'Hare

 

Early bird registration discount available through August 3, 2015.

 EARLY BIRD FEEFEE
AAFP Member:EARLY BIRD FEE: $995FEE: $1,195
New Physician:
EARLY BIRD FEE: $920FEE: $1,120
Student or Resident:
EARLY BIRD FEE: $695FEE: $895
Allied Health:EARLY BIRD FEE: $995FEE: $1,195
Nonmember:EARLY BIRD FEE: $1,595FEE: $1,795

Event Schedule

Below is a sample schedule for the course. A detailed schedule will be available to participants before the course begins.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 : 7:00 a.m.Registration / Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 : 1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 : 5:30 p.m.Adjourn
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Thursday, September 17, 2015: 7:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Thursday, September 17, 2015: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, September 17, 2015: 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch
Thursday, September 17, 2015: 1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, September 17, 2015: 5:30 p.m.Adjourn
Friday, September 18, 2015
Friday, September 18, 2015: 7:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Friday, September 18, 2015: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Friday, September 18, 2015: 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch
Friday, September 18, 2015: 1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Friday, September 18, 2015: 5:30 p.m.Adjourn
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Saturday, September 19, 2015: 7:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Saturday, September 19, 2015: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Presentations
Saturday, September 19, 2015: 12:00 p.m.Course Adjourns

Note: Times are subject to change.

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Course Topics by Subcategory

Cardiology
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Hypertension
Heart Failure
Managing Dysrhythmias
ACS and Hyperlipidemia
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Maternity Care
Selected Issues in Women's Health: Contraception, Infertility, Cancer
 
Community Medicine
Health Promotion and Screening
Epidemiology
Orthopedics
Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedic Problems
Sticks and Stones: Fracture Care in Family Medicine
What Winners Know in Sports Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedics: The Big Picture in Small Frames
 
Dermatology
Managing Common Cutaneous Problems
Otolaryngology
Common ENT Problems
 
Emergency and Urgent Care
Trauma and Wound Care
Bites, Stings, and Other Emergency Things
Pain Management
Management of Chronic Pain
 
Endocrinology
Diabetes: Treatment amd Complications
Endocrine Disease: Practical, Evidence-Based, Clinical Pointers
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Pediatrics
Common Newborn Issues
Well Child Care and Adolescent Health Issues
 
Gastroenterology
Review of the Diseases of the Upper GI Tract
Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract
Psychiatry
Behavioral Medicine I: Major Depression in Adults and Special Populations
Behavioral Medicine II: Bipolar Disorders and Anxiety Disorders
Behavioral Medicine III: ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and OCD
 
Geriatrics
Common Issues in the Elderly
Acute and Chronic Cognitive Impairment
Unique Geriatric Pharmacologic Issues
Pulmonary Medicine
Adult Pulmonary Disease
Asthma: Pediatric and Adult
COPD, Lung Cancer, OSA, Sarcoidosis
 
Hematology
Challenging Issues in Hematology
Rheumatology
The Major Arthritides: Practical, Evidence-Based, Clinical Pointers
 
Infectious Disease
Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vaginitis, and Vaginosis
Fever and Infectious Disease in Children
Surgery
Preoperative Examination and Surgical Managment
The Surgical Abdomen
 
Nephrology
Renal Disease
Urology
Urologic Problems: Practical, Evidence-Based Clinical Pointers Update
 
Neurology
Common Neurological Issues
Acute CVA and TIA
  

Note: Topics are subject to change.

Faculty

David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Course Chair, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Janalynn Beste, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Wilmington, North Carolina

B Wayne Blount, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Medical Director, JenCare, Chicago, Illinois; Adjunct Professor, Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Robert Dachs, MD, FAAFP, Vice Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor, Ellis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York

Jonathon Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

William J. Geiger, MD, FAAFP, Associate Program Director, Grant Family Medicine Residency, OhioHealth, Columbus, Ohio

Dana King, MD, MS, FAAFP, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, West Virginia University Health Science Center, Morgantown, West Virginia

Gary I. Levine, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Stanley Oakley, MD, FAPA, Professor and Director of Continuing Medical Education, Department of Psychiatric Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina

Laurence J. Robbins, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado

Belinda Vail, MD, FAAFP, Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, Kansas

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus one week before the course and a flash drive with the materials provided on site. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $95 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabi will be available on site for $125.

Hotel Information

The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.

Hyatt Regency O'Hare(aws.passkey.com)
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (888) 735-2954

Less than 5 miles from O'Hare International Airport.

Rates:
$163 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- August 17, 2015

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP.

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About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations made after August 17, 2015, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Hyatt Regency O'Hare guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to the guest's scheduled arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

CME Credit Statement

This live activity, AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express, with a beginning date of September 16, 2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 28.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Live activity for a maximum of 28.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material activity, Epidemiology, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to .75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins January 29, 2014. Term of approval is for two years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express
September 16-19, 2015
Chicago (Rosemont), IL

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