Wednesday, February 21 - Saturday, February 24, 2018 | Cleveland, OH

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express® Live Course

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Attend AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express

Wednesday, February 21 - Saturday, February 24, 2018

Cleveland, OH
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
 

 
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE THROUGH DECEMBER 21, 2017.

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Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird    $1,235
Standard     $1,385

Student or Resident
Early Bird    $915
Standard     $1,065

Allied Health
Early Bird     $1,235
Standard      $1,385

Nonmember
Early Bird     $1,875
Standard      $2,025

 

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Prepare to Pass Your ABFM Exam

Designed by and for family physicians, this course reflects the blueprint of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) exam. The in-depth review covers the evidence-based principles and medical guidelines of family medicine focuses on 14 body system categories, population-based care, and patient-based systems.

Get everything you need to pass your ABFM Board exam in three-and-a-half days:

  • 48 presentations, 30-45 minutes each, delivered by Board-certified family physicians
  • 200+ case studies
  • 300+ Board-style questions
  • An interactive question/response format to help you gauge your learning and identify knowledge gaps
  • Valuable Q&A sessions with Board-certified physicians
  • Bonus session: "Guide for ABFM Exam Preparation" covering key test-taking strategies
  • Complimentary online access to the Board Review Self-Study Package

Free Board Review Self-Study Package

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Keep on learning long after your Board Review Express course is over. Receive complimentary online access to the Board Review Self-Study Package ($795 value for AAFP members) upon your first day of attendance at the live course. Gain access to an additional 100+ case studies, 200+ Board-style questions and more. Earn up to 80.25 AAFP Prescribed credits when you attend the live course (28.25 credits) and complete the self-study package (52 credits). See additional information.

Course Details

Attend AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express

Wednesday, February 21 - Saturday, February 24, 2018

Cleveland, OH
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
 

 
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE THROUGH DECEMBER 21, 2017.

................

 

Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird    $1,235
Standard     $1,385

Student or Resident
Early Bird    $915
Standard     $1,065

Allied Health
Early Bird     $1,235
Standard      $1,385

Nonmember
Early Bird     $1,875
Standard      $2,025

 

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Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 80.25 AAFP Prescribed credits; 80.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. View CME Credit Statement »


Learning Objectives

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

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

Event Schedule

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

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 : 7:00 a.m.Registration / Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 : 7:45 a.m.Be Seated and Get Connected
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 : 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.Course Technology and Overview
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 : 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Presentations
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 : 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 : 1:30 - 5:15 p.m.Presentations
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 : 5:15 p.m.Adjourn
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018 : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Thursday, February 22, 2018 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, February 22, 2018 : 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Thursday, February 22, 2018 : 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, February 22, 2018 : 5:30 p.m.Adjourn
Friday, February 23, 2018
Friday, February 23, 2018 : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Friday, February 23, 2018 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Presentations
Friday, February 23, 2018 : 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Friday, February 23, 2018 : 1:30 - 6:15 p.m.Presentations
Friday, February 23, 2018 : 6:15 p.m.Adjourn
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018 : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Saturday, February 24, 2018 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Presentations
Saturday, February 24, 2018 : 12:30 p.m.Course Adjourns

Note: Times are subject to change.


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
Fractures and Fracture Care
Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedics Problems in Family Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedics: A Clinical Review
Sports Medicine for the Family Medicine Physician
 
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, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada

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

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

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

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

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

Margaret Helton, MD, Professor, Associate Chair for Faculty Affairs, Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Teresa Holt, MD, Associate Director, Grant Family Medicine Residency, Columbus, Ohio

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, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, Kansas


Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabi one week before the course and a flash drive with the materials provided on site.

A hard copy of the syllabi may be purchased for $95 in advance of 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.

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel(goo.gl)
24 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: (800) 468-3571

Rate: $119 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- January 19, 2018

Cleveland, OH

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 January 19, 2018, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Renaissance Cleveland Hotel 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 prior to arrival.

CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Family Medicine Board Review Express™, with a beginning date of February 21, 2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 28.25 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 28.25 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, AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package 12th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 46 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins August 3, 2016. Term of approval is for three 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 46 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Family Medicine Board Review Webcast Series – 1 credit per activity/6 activities possible

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.


You may purchase the Board Review Self-Study Package (Online Access or Flash Drive Combo set or DVD Combo set) at any time after registering for the Board Review Express live course and you will receive a refund in the amount of the Online Access set based on your member status at the time of purchase upon attending the first day of the live course.

Note: If you should purchase the flash drive multimedia only or DVD multimedia only sets, your Board Review Self-Study Package will be automatically upgraded to a Flash Drive or DVD Combo Set (which includes online access) upon attending the first day of the live course and your refund will be based on the price of that combo set price less the price of the online access set based on your member status.