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From the May ACP Observer, copyright © 2003 by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine.

Courses sponsored by the ACP

Accreditation

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates these continuing medical education activities as category 1 of the Physicians' Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. One credit hour may be claimed for each hour of participation.

July 6-10, 2003
Tenth Annual California Internal Medicine Board Review Course. Los Angeles. Location: Universal City Hilton and Towers. Director: Roy T. Young, FACP. Groups A and D, $825; Group B, $575; Group C, $1,175.* Course code PG0311.

July 14-18, 2003
Washington, D.C., Internal Medicine Board Review Course. Washington. Location: Georgetown University Conference Center. Co-directors: Margot G. Wheeler, ACP Member, Princy N. Kumar, ACP-ASIM Member, and Richard E. Waldhorn, MD. Groups A and D, $825; Group B, $575; Group C, $1,175.* Course code PG0310.

July 19-22, 2003
New York Internal Medicine Board Review Course. New York. Location: The Roosevelt Hotel. Director: Michael S. Niederman, FACP. Groups A and D, $685; Group B, $485; Group C, $965.* Course code PG0305.

July 28-Aug. 2, 2003
Seattle Internal Medicine Board Review Course. Seattle. Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel and Towers. Director: Douglas S. Paauw, FACP. Co-director: Joyce E. Wipf, FACP. Groups A and D, $825; Group B, $575; Group C, $1,175.* Course code PG0302.

Sept. 11-13, 2003
Preparation for Recertification. Philadelphia. Location: Sheraton Society Hill. Co-directors: Geno J. Merli, FACP, and Howard H. Weitz, FACP. Groups A and D, $530; Group B, $395; Group C, $725.* Course code PG0312.

Oct. 9-11, 2003
Preparation for Recertification. San Diego. Location: Marriott Mission Valley. Director: Douglas S. Paauw, FACP. Groups A and D, $530; Group B, $395; Group C, $725.* Course code PG0303.

Ongoing
Medical Laboratory Evaluation (MLE) Proficiency Testing Program. Up to nine hours of category 1 CME credits per year in self-instructional materials covering blood banking, chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, urinalysis and laboratory quality assurance. ASCP CMLE credits also available. Offered as a free service only to MLE participants. Contact MLE customer service at 800-338-2746, option 5, for more information; fax: 202-835-0440; e-mail: mle@acponline.org.

* Codes for registration fees are: A—ACP Member, Fellow and Master; B—ACP Associate; C—nonmember; D—resident, research fellow or allied health professional (verification letter required)


Courses sponsored by organizations other than the ACP

May 7-10, 2003
Annual Scientific Meetings of the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (Ontario Region), and the Canadian Society for Clinical Pharmacology. To be held at the Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto. Sponsored by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Category 1 credit offered. Information: CSIM Secretariat, 774 Echo Dr., Ottawa, ON K1S 5N8; 613-730-6244; fax: 613-730-1116; e-mail: csim@rcpsc.edu; Web: www.csim.medical.org.

June 1-7, 2003
30th Annual Board Review Course in Internal Medicine. To be held at Mayfair House, Coconut Grove, Fla. Sponsored by the department of medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Olivia Cata, postgraduate education M843, department of medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, P.O. Box 016760, Miami, FL 33101; 305-243-7540; e-mail: Ocata@med.miami.edu.

June 7, 2003
Second Annual ENT Update for Primary Care Providers. To be held at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Mass. Category 1 CME credit offered. Information: Lahey Clinic, CME office, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805; 781-744-8969; fax: 781-744-2930; Web: www.lahey.org.

June 9-13, 2003
Family Practice: Review and Update of Common Clinical Problems. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc., and Temple University School of Medicine/CME Series. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., P.O. Box 6129, Sarasota, FL 34278; 866-267-4263 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST); fax: 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

June 16-20, 2003
Emergency Medicine: A Practical Approach to Common Problems. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc., and Temple University School of Medicine/CME Series. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., P.O. Box 6129, Sarasota, FL 34278; 866-267-4263 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST); fax: 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

June 21, 2003
The 23rd Annual Advances in Gastroenterology. To be held at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. Sponsored by Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Stephanie McLaughlin, continuing medical education coordinator, Jefferson Medical College, 201 S. 11th St., 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107; 215-503-1863; fax: 215-923-3212; e-mail: stephanie.mclaughlin@mail.tju.edu. To review course brochure or register online, please visit http://jefflinc.tju.edu/jeffcmc.

June 23-27, 2003
Cardiology Update in Primary Care Medicine. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc., and Temple University School of Medicine/CME Series. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., P.O. Box 6129, Sarasota, FL 34278; 866-267-4263 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST); fax: 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

June 23-27, 2003
Practical 29th Annual Update: Your Medicine June 2003 Course. Sponsored by Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York. Category 1 AMA-PRA credit offered. Information: Lila Wallis, MD, director, or Maggie Almonte, coordinator, 445 E. 69th St., Room 328, New York, NY 10021; 212-746-4752; fax: 212-746-8072. Web: www.med.cornell.edu/update.your.medicine.

July 14-19, 2003
25th Annual Internal Medicine Board Review and Recertification Course (Internal Medicine 2). To be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans. Sponsored by LSU School of Medicine-New Orleans, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Ochsner Clinic Foundation. Category 1 credit offered. Information: LSU School of Medicine-New Orleans, Institute of Professional Education, 1600 Canal St., Suite 1034, New Orleans, LA 70112; 800-648-5272 or 504-568-5272; fax: 504-568-3920; e-mail: cme@lsuhsc.edu.1-27-03

July 31-Aug. 3, 2003
Current Topics in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. To be held in Brewster, Cape Cod, Mass., at the Ocean Edge Resort and Conference Center. Sponsored by Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Mass. Category 1 CME credit offered. Information: Lahey Clinic, CME office, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805; 781-744-8969; fax: 781-744-2930; Web: www.lahey.org.

Aug. 24-31, 2003
Psychiatric Update for Primary Care Physicians. Caribbean cruise conference on the Norwegian Dawn. Seven night Caribbean cruise from New York. Hosted by Drs. Tony Sehon and Alan Buchanan, psychiatrists. Cruise cost: from $909 per person plus taxes. Conference cost: $250. Call 800-663-1389 or go to www.MediCruises.com.

Oct. 14-17, 2003
5th Annual Primary Care Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Update 2003. To be held at the Ohana Keauhou Beach Resort, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Sponsored by Continuing Education of S.C. Inc., 908 E. Jefferson St., Suite 201, Charlottesville, VA 22902. 20 Category AMA/AAFP hours. Information: Sharon Stephens, 888-21-ORTHO; fax: 434-293-5995; e-mail: John.Post@mjh.org.

Nov.12-15, 2003
19th Annual Update in Clinical Medicine. To be held at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas, Scottsdale, Ariz. Sponsored by New Britain General Hospital (New Britain, Conn.), the Phoenix Area Medical Education Consortium (Phoenix, Ariz.), and the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (Phoenix, Ariz.). 22 Category 1 credits offered. Information: Judy Cole, New Britain General Hospital, New Britain, CT 06050; 860-224-5661; fax: 860-224-5785; e-mail: jcole@nbgh.org.

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