2023 Controversies in Internal Medicine Conference

Hilton Head, SC US
May 8, 2023 to May 12, 2023

Save the date!  The agenda will be available in the fall of 2022.

Topics will include updates and controversies in:

  • General Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrine / Diabetes
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Renal / Metabolic
 
The intent of this course is to enhance the clinical competence of participating clinicians by providing a format for adult learning that includes lectures, case‐based small group workshops, interactive question and answer sessions as well as time for personal expert faculty consultations. It also provides a week long forum for generalists to learn from their peers in a program that fosters collaborative sharing of patient care issues especially with respect to active and evolving internal medicine controversies.
 
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Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Family Practice Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Physician Assistants

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the latest medical controversies in primary care that have arisen because of new advances in disease processes and patient outcome data.
  • Identify such problems in their practice and work settings.
  • Choose and provide appropriate treatment for such issues.
Course summary
Course opens: 
08/30/2022
Course expires: 
05/11/2024
Event starts: 
05/08/2023 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/12/2023 - 12:30pm EDT
Cost:
$1,049.00
Rating: 
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More information will be provided

Omni Hilton Head
23 Ocean Lane
Hilton Head, SC 29928
United States
+1 (843) 842-8000

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

23 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head, South Carolina 29928
Ph: 843.842.8000 | Fx: 843.842.8033 | omnihotels.com/hotels/hilton-head

Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the special rate of $279/night, single or double, plus applicable taxes and a $25 per day resort fee. The room block will be held until April 14, 2023 or until it is full.  Space is limited and is subject to availability.  You may make reservations online or by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI.  Mention you are with the Boston University School of Medicine - Controversies in Internal Medicine Conference to receive the special conference rate. 

Please use the link below to reserve your room:

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Hotel room cancellations will be accepted prior to 12:00pm local hotel time, at least 3 days prior to arrival. If the reservation is no longer required and is not cancelled prior to this time, the reservation will be released, and one night’s subsequent room and tax charges will be billed to the credit card on file. The hotel will also charge an early departure fee for any guest who checks out prior to the guest’s reserved check out day in the amount equal to one night room and tax. Guests wishing to avoid an early check out fee should advise the Omni at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.

Check-in is 4:00PM and Check-out is 11:00AM.

Substitution may be made at any time without an additional charge.  Refunds will be issued for all cancellations received at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.  Should cancellation occur less than two weeks prior to the start of the conference, a credit towards another Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Office conference will be issued, not a refund.  

A $75.00 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds and credits. “No shows” are subject to the full course fee.  Cancellations/substitutions must be made in writing to cme@bu.edu or by visiting https://cme.bu.edu/Refund_Request.  Refunds and credits will not be issued once the conference has started. 

This course is subject to change and/or cancellation.

Travel

Options include to travel in and out of Savannah, Georgia and rent a car for the 45 minute trip to Hilton Head. There is also a small airport on Hilton Head Island.  The third option is to fly into Charleston, SC.  It is approximately a two hour drive to Hilton Head from Charleston.

Tourist Information
Hilton Head Island is America's favorite island, offering 12 miles of pristine beaches and everything you need for the ultimate retreat

Climate in May
Temperatures range from 62° to 90°F.

Since everyone has a different level of comfort, we suggest you dress in layers.

To request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, in writing, to cme@bu.edu at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.

The Continuing Medical Education Office will work to accommodate dietary requests (including, but not limited to: kosher, vegetarian, low cholesterol, and low sodium) received in writing at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.

David L. Battinelli, MD
Co-Course Director
Dean
Betsey Cushing Whitney Professor of Medicine
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Executive Vice President & Physician-in-Chief
Northwell Health
 
Barbara DeVoe, DNP, FNP-BC, FNAP
CNE Course Advisor
 
Robert Lowe, MD
Co-Course Director
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Assistant Dean of Education, Gastroenterology
Boston Medical Center
 
Cammie Townsend, DNP, MS/MBA, RN
Accredited Provider Activity Director
The Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office
Boston University School of Medicine
 
BUSM CME Program Manager: Naomi Moeller

Physicians
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AAFP

Application for AAFP will be filed.

ABIM MOC
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn  MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

By attending this activity and providing your ABIM number & Date of Birth, you authorize BUSM CME office to report your information to the ACCME so that we may process your MOC Part II credit on your behalf.

Nurses
Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 21.0 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Price

Cost:
$1,049.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Use Coupon Code EARLY23 by March 10, 2023 and save $100!

 

Registration Fees

MD/DO - $1049

NP/PA - $900

BUSM/Northwell/Hofstra Alumni - $699

BUSM/BMC/Hofstra/Northwell Faculty/Staff/Student - $675

Fellows/Residents/Military - $625

Cancellation Policy

Substitution may be made at any time without an additional charge.  Refunds will be issued for all cancellations received at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.  Should cancellation occur less than two weeks prior to the start of the conference, a credit towards another Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Office conference will be issued, not a refund.  

A $75.00 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds and credits. “No shows” are subject to the full course fee.  Cancellations/substitutions must be made in writing to cme@bu.edu.  Refunds and credits will not be issued once the conference has started. 

If you need to cancel your registration, please click here

This course is subject to change and/or cancellation.
 

Sharing Your Information Through Participant Lists:

If you checked "Yes" to sharing your information on the participant list, we only share name, degree, organization, city and state. Checking "Yes" indicates we may share your name with exhibitors from commercial entities (ineligible companies) including pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
 

Special Services

To request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, in writing, to cme@bu.edu at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.

The Continuing Medical Education Office will work to accommodate dietary requests (including, but not limited to: kosher, vegetarian, low cholesterol, and low sodium) received in writing at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.

Unauthorized Registration Sites

Registration for courses managed by BUSM-CME can only be completed through our website at https://cme.bu.edu. Course registrations made through other sites cannot be honored. BUSM-CME is not able to refund fees paid through unaffiliated registration sites, such as eMedEvents.com

Please report any unauthorized websites or solicitations for registrations to cme@bu.edu.