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CME Bulletin Board

From the October 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.

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.

October 9-12, 2003
Preparation for Recertification. Chicago. Location: The Wyndham Chicago. Directors: Mahendr S. Kochar, FACP, and Kesavan Kutty, FACP. Groups A and D, $530; Group B, $395; Group C, $725. Course Code PG0313.

February 12-14, 2004
Preparation for Recertification. Orlando, Fla. Location: Sheraton World Resort. Director: Daniel M. Lichtstein, FACP. Groups A and D, $530; Group B, $395; Group C, $725. Course Code PG0402.

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

Oct. 24, 2003
State of the Art in Cardiac Imaging. To be held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort, Cambridge, Md. Sponsored by University of Maryland School of Medicine. AMA PRA category 1 credit offered. Information: office of CME, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W. Baltimore St., BRB 14-015, Baltimore, MD 21201; Victor Tosti, 410-328-1535; e-mail: vtosti@umm.edu.

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: www.bu.edu/cme.

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.

Nov. 17-21, 2003
Gynecology for Primary Care and Emergency Medicine. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., P.O. Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947; 866-267-4263 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET); fax: 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

Dec. 1-5, 2003
Dermatology for the Practicing Physician. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., P.O. Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947; 866-267-4263 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET); fax: 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

Dec. 8-12, 2003
Neurology for the Non-Neurologist. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., P.O. Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947; 866-267-4263 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET); fax: 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

December 12-14, 2004
5th Annual Alternative and Complementary Medical Therapies: What's the Evidence and How Do We Use Them? To be held at the Drake Hotel, Chicago. Sponsored by The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Category 1 credits. Information: The Center for Continuing Medical Education, 950 East 61st Street, Suite 101, Chicago, IL 60637; 773-702-1056; fax 773-702-1736; e-mail: mgoldber@uchicago.edu.

Dec. 29-31, 2003, and Jan. 2, 2004
Review and Update in Adult Infectious Diseases. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., P.O. Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947; 866-267-4263 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET); fax: 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

Jan. 12-16, 2004
Advanced Course in Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Management. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc. Category 1 credit offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., P.O. Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947; 866-267-4263 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET); fax: 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

Jan. 25-30, 2004
Internal Medicine Update 2004 (39th Annual Postgraduate Course in Internal Medicine). To be held at the Wyndham Miami Beach Resort, Miami. 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.

January 26-30, 2004
Emergency Radiology Review for the Non-Radiologist (final day is risk management). To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc. 20 category 1 credits. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., PO Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947; 866-267-4263 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET); fax 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

February 2-6, 2004
Geriatrics: Issues in Primary Care Medicine. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc. 20 category 1 credits. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., PO Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947; 866-267-4263 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET); fax 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

February 9-13, 2004
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: An Update for Primary Care. To be held in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by American Medical Seminars Inc. 20 category 1 credits offered. Information: Mr. D. Reece Pierce, American Medical Seminars Inc., PO Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947; 866-267-4263 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET); fax 941-365-7073; Web: www.ams4cme.com.

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