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From the July-August ACP Observer, copyright 2005 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.

Sept. 8-10, 2005
Preparation for Recertification. Philadelphia. Location: Loews Hotel. Co-directors: Geno J. Merli, FACP, and Howard H. Weitz, FACP. Groups A and D, $635; Group B, $475; Group C, $795*. Course code PG0502.

Sept. 11, 2005
ABIM SEP-Based Learning Session for Recertification. Module 00-A. Philadelphia. Location: Loews Hotel. Co-directors: Geno J. Merli, FACP, and Howard H. Weitz, FACP. Groups A and D, $209; Group B, $109; Group C, $369*. Additional fees may apply for SEP module. Course code PG0503.

Oct. 6-8, 2005
Preparation for Recertification. Chicago. Location: The Wyndham Chicago. Director: Mahendr S. Kochar, MACP. Co-Director: Kesavan Kutty, FACP. Groups A and D, $635; Group B, $475; Group C, $795.* Course code PG0504.

Oct. 9, 2005
ABIM SEP-Based Learning Session for Recertification Module 87-F. Chicago. Location: The Wyndham Chicago. Director: Mahendr S. Kochar, MACP. Co-Director: Kesavan Kutty, FACP. Groups A and D, $209; Group B, $109; Group C, $369.* Additional fees may apply for SEP module. Course code PG0505.

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

Sept. 8-10, 2005
Hot Topics in Primary Care. To be held at The Mirage, Las Vegas. Sponsored by the Southern Medical Association. A maximum of 13.25 Category 1 credits toward AMA PRA offered. Information: Nancy Mullins, 800-423-4992, ext. 135; e-mail: nmullins@sma.org. Priority code 2077.

Sept. 10-14, 2005
Infectious Disease 2005 Board Review Course (10th annual comprehensive review for board preparation). McLean, Va. Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. Sponsored by the Center for Bio-Medical Communication Inc. (CBC). Category 1 credits offered. Information: Diana Valencia; 201-883-5826; Web: www.cbcbiomed.com.

Oct. 21-23, 2005
Topics in Internal Medicine. Kennebunkport, Maine. Location: The Colony Hotel. Sponsored by Lahey Clinic. Format: lectures and workshops. Category 1 credits offered. Information: Lahey Clinic Office of Continuing Medical Education, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805; 781-744-8969; fax: 781-744-2930; Web: www.Lahey.org/CME/.

Oct. 27-29, 2005
New Cardiovascular Horizons Conference. New Orleans. Location: New Orleans Marriott. Conference Co-Chairmen: David E. Allie, MD, and Craig M. Walter, MD. Category 1 credits offered. Information: 337-261-0944; Web: www.newcvhorizons.com.

Nov. 7-10, 2005
21st 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. Twenty-six category 1 credits offered. Information: Denese Bernaiche, New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand St., New Britain, CT 06050; 860-224-5661; fax: 860-224-5785; email: dbernaiche@nbgh.org; Web: www.nbgh.org/update-in-medicine.

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