Tuesday, June 24 - Saturday, June 28, 2014 | Atlanta, GA

Family Medicine Update Live Course

Register by May 23 to save $100.

Register Online

Tuesday, June 24 - Saturday, June 28, 2014

Westin Peachtree Plaza
Atlanta, GA

To register by fax or mail, download the registration form.(1 page PDF)

Stay up-to-date with the latest, evidence-based information on the clinical issues you see every day.

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

  • Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in family medicine.
  • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and treat common conditions in practice.
  • Prepare plans to address emerging public health topics that patients may present or be concerned with in practice.
  • State current USPSTF screening recommendations for selected clinical problems.

Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 37.50 AAFP Prescribed credits; 37.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Course Details

Registration Fee

 Early Bird Fee*Fee
AAFP Member
Early Bird Fee*: $1,195Fee: $1,295
AAFP New Physician MemberEarly Bird Fee*: $1,120Fee: $1,220
AAFP Student or Resident Member
Early Bird Fee*: $875Fee: $975
Allied Health Professional
Early Bird Fee*: $1,195Fee: $1,295
Nonmember
Early Bird Fee*: $1,575Fee: $1,675

*Early bird fee available for registrations completed on or before May 23, 2014.

Hotel Information

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

Westin Peachtree Plaza(www.starwoodmeeting.com)
210 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (800) 937-8461

Rate: $185 Single/Double Occupancy + current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- May 23, 2014

AAFP CME in Atlanta

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.

About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations made after May 23, 2014, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Westin Peachtree Plaza guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to scheduled arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours in advance.

Topics

  • Adult Anemia
  • Adult ADHD
  • Ankle and Foot Injuries
  • Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias
  • Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, and Eczema
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis and Tendinitis
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
  • Care of Cancer Survivors
  • COPD
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Diabetes (Advanced)
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Overtreatment
  • Geriatric Pharmacology
  • Gout and Hyperuricemia
  • Headache: Migraine and Tension
  • Hepatitis A, B, C
  • HIV
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Hypertension in Adults and the Elderly
  • Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism
  • ICD-10
  • Immunization Update
  • Limping Pediatric Diagnosis
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Mood Disorders, Depression, and Bipolar Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques
  • Nail Disorders
  • New Anticoagulants
  • Obesity
  • Patient Adherence and Shared Decision Making
  • Pediatric Heart Murmurs
  • Pre-Participation Screening
  • Return to Play Guidelines
  • Rhinitis and Epistaxis
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Skin Cancer Update
  • Sprains, Strains and Dislocations
  • Syncope
  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Update
  • Well Woman Care

Note: Topics are subject to change.

Event Schedule

Download the complete schedule(10 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, faculty, and learning objectives.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014: 7:15 a.m.Breakfast Provided/Registration
Tuesday, June 24, 2014: 7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Tuesday, June 24, 2014: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Tuesday, June 24, 2014: 1:15 - 5:15 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014: 7:30 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, June 25, 2014: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, June 25, 2014: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, June 25, 2014: 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, June 26, 2014 
Thursday, June 26, 2014: 7:30 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Thursday, June 26, 2014: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, June 26, 2014: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, June 26, 2014: 1:15- 5:00 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, June 27, 2014 
Friday, June 27, 2014: 7:30 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Friday, June 27, 2014: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, June 27, 2014: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, June 27, 2014: 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, June 28, 2014 
Saturday, June 28, 2014: 7:30 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Saturday, June 28, 2014: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, June 28, 2014: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Saturday, June 28, 2014: 1:15 - 3:00 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, June 28, 2014: 3:00 p.m.Course Adjourn

Note: Times are subject to change.

Faculty

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

B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Medical Director, JenCare Chicago

Carolyn Chu, MD, MSc, Medical Director, Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center, New York, NY

Shawn K. Conner, MD, Private Practice Physician, Clarkston, Michigan, Assistant Clinical Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan

Robert Dachs, MD, FAAFP, Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital Schenectady, New York, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Research, Ellis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany Medical College

Jacqueline DuBose, MD, Assistant Professor, Associate Direcdtor, Resident Educational Programs, Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia

Jonathon Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Rsidency Program 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

Benjamin Paul Gilmer, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina, UNC-SIM MAHEC Family Medicine Residency Program, Asheville, North Carolina

George Ho, Jr., MD, Denver, Colorado

Eugene Hong, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP, Associate Dean for Primary Care and Community Health, Hamot and Sturgis Endowed Chair and Professor, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Jeri Lantz, MD, FACP, FAAFP, Division Chief General Internal Medicine Carilion Clinic, Assistant Professor Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Virgiinia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and VCOM, Roanoke, Virginia

Lynn M. Myers, MD, CPC, CHC, Medical Director of Coding, HealthCare Compliance and Education, Texas Health Physicians Group, Arlington, Texas

Robert E. Post, MD, Virtua Family Medicine Residency, Voorhees, New Jersey

Stanley P. Oakley, Jr., MD, FAPA, Professor, Department of Psychiatric Medicine, The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Laurence (Larry) Robbins, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicione, Aurora, Colorado

Belinda A. Vail, MD, FAAFP, Professor, Interim Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas

Thad Wilkins, MD, FAAFP, Professor, Director of Academic Development, Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. Additional information and instruction will be provided by email after you register.

CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Family Medicine Update, with a beginning date of June 24, 2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 37.50 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 37.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Family Medicine Update
June 24 - 28, 2014
Atlanta, GA