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CME Bulletin Board

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

Courses sponsored by the ACP


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 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.

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:

* 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

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:

July 20-25, 2003
Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Review 2003. To be held at the Johns Hopkins Thomas B. Turner Building in Baltimore. Sponsored by Johns Hopkins University SOM. Category 1 AMA credit offered. Information: JHU SOM, office of continuing medical education, 720 Rutland Ave., Turner 20, Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; 410-955-2959; fax: 410-955-0807; e-mail:; Web:

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:

Aug. 14-17, 2003
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA presents the 12th Annual Office Gynecology: A Primer for Primary Care Physicians. To be held at Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. Category 1 credit offered. Information: 310-794-2620.

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:

Nov. 8-11, 2003
Broadening the Skills of the Primary Care Physician. To be held at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 15 Arlington St., Boston. Sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine continuing medical education. Information: 800-688-2475; Web:

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:


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