Satellite Events

The Satellite events are part of the Assembly experience and allow attendees to gain additional knowledge and CME credit. Choose from a wide range of topics and enjoy this opportunity to speak with colleagues who may be treating a patient with a similar issue or diagnosis.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Best Practices for Treating Patients With Depression and Chronic Medical Illness

Sponsored by Neuroscience Education Institute, supported by Forest Pharmaceuticals


6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Restoring Balance: Advances in the Management of Opoid-Induced Constipation

Sponsored by Global Education Group, supported by AstraZeneca LP


6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Achieving a Comfort Level in Managing Obesity in 2015 and Beyond

Sponsored by Vindico Medical Education, supported by Eisai Inc., and Novo Nordisk


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Caring For Patients with Chronic Pain: Responsible Opioid Prescribing to Achieve Individualized Functional Goals

Sponsored by Global Education Group, supported by Teva Pharmaceuticals


11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Evidence-Based Treatment Recommendations Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

Sponsored by Neuroscience Education Institute, supported by Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.


11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Primary Perspective: Bridging Gaps in Male Urologic and Cardiovascular Health

Sponsored by CogniMed Inc., supported by Lilly USA LLC


6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Practical Approaches to the Management of Shift Work Disorder: Overcoming Barriers to Improve Patient Outcomes

Sponsored by Global Education Group, supported by Teva Pharmaceuticals


6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Using Evidence-Based Treatment to Optimize Control of Elevated Serum Triglycerides

Sponsored by PeerView Institute for Medical Education and University of New Mexico School of Medicine, supported by AstraZeneca


6:30 – 9:15 p.m.

Lights, Camera, Action! Understanding the Scene When Advancing Type 2 Diabetes Therapy with GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and/or Basal Insulin

Sponsored by The Institute for Medical and Nursing Education, Inc., supported by NovoNordisk, Inc.

Thursday, October 23

6:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Essential Tools for Treating the Pain Patient: Strategies for Success with Chronic Opioid Therapy and Myofascial Pain

American Academy of Pain Medicine


6:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Overactive Bladder: Patient Centered Approaches in Improving Outcomes       

Sponsored by Center for Independent Healthcare Education, supported by Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc.


6:15 – 8:30 a.m.

Managing the Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in the Family Practice Setting      

Sponsored by Medical Learning Institute, Inc., supported by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.


6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Transitioning Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Patients from Hospital to Home: The Key Role of Primary Care

Sponsored by Creative Educational Concepts, Inc., supported by AstraZeneca


6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Unraveling Myths and Misconceptions about IBS (subtypes) and Chronic Constipation in Family Practice

Sponsored by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC, supported by Forest Research Institute, and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals


6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Diabetes Care in Family Medicine: Exploring the Role of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Sponsored by Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva, supported by Lilly USA LLC

Friday, October 24

6:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Perspectives on SGLT2 Inhibitors

Sponsored by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, supported by AccelMed and AstraZeneca LP

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