Upcoming CME

25th Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine

April 28, 2016 - May 1, 2016

The 25th Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine will take place Thursday, April 28 - Sunday, May 1, 2016 at The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa Tucson! Our Silver Anniversary Celebration is proudly presented by Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation in joint providership with Cleveland Clinic.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 30 AOA Category 1A Credits. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 30.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. This live activity, 25th Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine, with a beginning date of 04/28/2016, has been reviewed as is acceptable for up to 30.00 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.

Onsite Registration Rates:
Active Physicians: $595
Semi-Retired, Retired: $495
NPs, PAs: $495
Residents, Fellows: $50

All of this information and MORE is available on our Conference app.  Click here to download it now!

Thursday, April 28
7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 am Chronic Cough...And a Bit About COPD, Robert M. Aaronson, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM
8:30 am - 9:30 am Influenza Pandemic Preparedness for PCPs, CAPT Ha C. Tang, DO, USPHS
9:30 am - 9:45 am Break
9:45 am - 10:45 am Beyond Your Prescription Pad: Strategies to Manage Anxiety, Victoria H. Maizes, MD
10:45 am - 11:45 am PCSK9 Cholesterol Updates for Primary Care, Eliot A. Brinton, MD, FAHA, FNLA
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Pearls in Gastroenterology for the Primary Care Provider, Archita Desai, MD; Hemanth Gavini, MD, MPH; Sasha Taleban, MD
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Pain: Assessment, and Concerns with a Bit of ManagementJohn F. Manfredonia, DO, FACOFP, FAAHPM, HMDC  
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Pearls in Allergy & Immunology for Primary Care, James Fernandez, MD, PhD
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Preoperative Clearance: Assessing Anesthetic Risk in Primary Care, Sang Y. O, DO
5:15 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception

7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 am - 8:30 am Maintaining a Healthy Immune System: The Role of Diet, Exercise and Stress, Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, FACR
8:30 am - 9:30 am Principles of Rehabilitation: Evaluating for Rehab Needs, Thomas A. Coury, DO
9:30 am - 10:00 am Break with Exhibitors
10:00 am - 11:00 am Late Effects in Pediatric Cancer Survivors, Lisa M. Kopp, DO
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Empathy, Resilience and Mindfulness in Medicine, Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, FACR
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch with Exhibitors
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Pediatric Growth Disorders and Growth Hormone, B. Michelle Schweiger, DO, MPH
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Dementia: Then and Now, Janice A. Knebl, DO, MBA
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Break with Exhibitors and Prize Drawing
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Pediatric Infectious Disease Concerns in Primary Care, Sean P. Elliott, MD
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm Acute Renal Failure, Daniel F. Walton, DO, FACP, FACOI, FASN

Saturday, April 30
7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 am Ophthalmology Updates for Primary Care, Kenneth S. Snow, DO
8:30 am - 9:30 am Making Sense of Women's Health Guidelines in Primary Care, Robert J. Kahler, MD, FACOG
9:30 am - 9:45 am Break
9:45 am - 10:45 am Osteoporosis Update: 2016, Michael J. Maricic, MD
10:45 am - 11:45 am Opioids and Diversion: What's New?, Anthony H. Dekker, DO, FACOFP, FAOAAM, FASAM
11:45 am - 12:45 pm New Drugs on the Street, Anthony H. Dekker, DO, FACOFP, FAOAAM, FASAM
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch on Your Own
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm How to Engage Patients in Necessary Change: A Dead Simple Roadmap, Robert R. Johnson, DO
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Survival Spanish for Healthcare Professionals Workshop, Diane Davalos Beale, MAT, MA, PhD (ABD) (Handouts will be provided in the workshop.)
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm The Long and Short of It: Leg Length Asymmetry Osteopathic Manipulation Workshop, F. P. Wedel, DO

Sunday, May 1
7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 am Management of Functional Bowel Disorders, Amy Foxx-Orenstein, DO, FACG
8:30 am - 9:30 am Poly-Pharmacy in Primary Care Medicine, Eric A. Bergstrom, PharmD
9:30 am - 9:45 am Break
9:45 am - 10:45 am STI Update, Tirdad T. Zangeneh, DO, FACP
10:45 am - 11:45 am CVOT in Diabetes: Implications for SGLT2 Inhibitors?, Robert J. Chilton, DO, FACC, FACOI
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Peripheral Nerve Disorders in Primary Care, Sarah E. Sullivan, DO

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