Thursday, January 24 - Sunday, January 27, 2019 | San Diego (La Jolla), CA

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express® Live Course

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Attend AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express

Thursday, January 24 - Sunday, Januay 27, 2019

San Diego (La Jolla), CA
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine

 

EARLY BIRD Fee
Good THROUGH
December 21, 2018.

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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

 


Attend AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express

Thursday, January 24 - Sunday, Januay 27, 2019

San Diego (La Jolla), CA
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine

 

EARLY BIRD Fee
Good THROUGH
December 21, 2018.

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

 

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 family medicine board 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
  • 175+ 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

[Board Review Self-Study - Digital]

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. 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

Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 80.25 AAFP Prescribed 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.

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Thursday, January 24, 2019 : 7:00 a.m.Registration / Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Thursday, January 24, 2019 : 7:45 a.m.Be Seated and Get Connected
Thursday, January 24, 2019 : 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.Course Technology and Overview
Thursday, January 24, 2019 : 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, January 24, 2019 : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Thursday, January 24, 2019 : 1:15 - 6:00 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, January 24, 2019 : 6:00 p.m.Adjourn
Friday, January 25, 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019 : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Friday, January 25, 2019 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Friday, January 25, 2019 : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Friday, January 25, 2019 : 1:15 - 6:00 p.m.Presentations
Friday, January 25, 2019 : 6:00 p.m.Adjourn
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019 : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Saturday, January 26, 2019 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Saturday, January 26, 2019 : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Hot Buffet Luncheon Provided
Saturday, January 26, 2019 : 1:15 - 6:00 p.m.Presentations
Saturday, January 26, 2019 : 6:00 p.m.Adjourn
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019 : 7:00 a.m.Hot Buffet Breakfast Provided
Sunday, January 27, 2019 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Presentations
Sunday, January 27, 2019 : 12:00 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, Program Director and Chair, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Associate Professor of Family Medicine – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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

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

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

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

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

Nantette Lacuesta, MD, Assistant Program Director, Riverside Methodist Hospital, 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

Elissa J. Palmer, MD, FAAFP, Professor and Chair, Director Rural Development, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Clinical Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nevada School of Medicine Family Medicine Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

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

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CPE, CMQ, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 syllabus and other resourses up to two weeks before the course.

A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $95 in advance of the course. A limited number of syllabuses 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. Making reservations early is encouraged.

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine(book.passkey.com)
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
Phone: (888) 421-1442

Rate: $215 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- December 27, 2018

San Diego, CA

Close to the airport for easy in and out, Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine is minutes from the beach and downtown La Jolla.

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 include complimentary wireless internet access in guest room, access to fitness center, and discounted overnight self-parking of $15 per car.
  • Reservations made after December 27, 2018, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine 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 January 24, 2019, 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 13th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 46 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins August 1, 2018. 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/up to 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 any time after registering for the Board Review Express live course and be eligible to receive a refund. Please contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237 or email for more details.

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