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From the June ACP Observer, copyright 2006 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 25-29, 2006
Seattle Internal Medicine Board Review. Bellevue, Wash. Location: The Westin Bellevue. Director: Douglas S. Paauw, FACP. Co-Director: Joyce E. Wipf, FACP. Groups A and D, $895; Group B, $695; Group C, $1,175.* Course code PG0612.

July 31-Aug. 4, 2006
Washington D.C. Internal Medicine Board Review. Arlington, Va. Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott. Director: Carmella Cole, FACP. Co-Director: Leonard Wartofsky, MACP. Groups A and D, $895; Group B, $695; Group C, $1,175.* Course code PG0611.

Sept. 7-9, 2006
Preparation for Recertification. Philadelphia. Location: Loews Philadelphia 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 PG0613.

Sept. 10, 2006 ABIM SEP-Based Learning Session for Recertification. Module 00-A GIM. Philadelphia. Location: Loews Philadelphia 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 PG0614.

Oct. 5-7, 2006
Preparation for Recertification. Chicago. Location: 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 PG0615.

Oct. 8, 2006
ABIM SEP-Based Learning Session for Recertification. Module 87-F Outpatient. Chicago. Location: 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 PG0616.

Oct. 20-21, 2006
2006 Update in Healthcare Quality, Efficiency and Pay for Performance. Presented by ACP and Harvard Medical School department of continuing education. Boston. Location: Copley Plaza Hotel. Directors: Mark D. Aronson, FACP, and Kevin B. Weiss, FACP. Registration fees to be announced.

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

June 12-15, 2006
6th Annual Update in Internal Medicine. Baltimore. Location: Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel. Sponsored by University of Maryland School of Medicine. Category 1 credits offered. Information: Office of CME, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 Baltimore St., BRB 14-015, Baltimore, MD 21201; 410-706-8633; e-mail: rsimpson@som.umaryland.edu.

July 9–5, 2006
Internal Medicine Board Review: Certification and Maintenance of Certification. Location: Siebens Building, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Sponsored by the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and the College of Continuing Medical Education. Category 1 credits offered. Registration: www.mayo.edu/cme/jul2006.html. Information: Nichole Nicholas, CME specialist, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St. SW, Plummer 2-60, Rochester, MN 55902; 507-266-9928; e-mail: Nicholas.nichole@mayo.edu.

July 20-23, 2006
Current Topics in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Location: Ocean Edge Resort and Conference Center, Cape Cod, Brewster, Mass. Sponsored by Lahey Clinic. To provide gastroenterologists, internists and surgeons with an update on the advances and controversies in gastroenterology and liver disease. Category 1 credits offered. Information: CME Office, Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Rd., Burlington, MA 01805; 781-744-8969; fax: 781-744-2930; Web: www.Lahey.org/CME/.

July 30-Aug. 4, 2006
28th Annual New Orleans Internal Medicine Board Review & Recertification Course. New Orleans. Location: Sheraton Hotel. Sponsored by Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, and Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans. Category 1 credits offered. Information: Judy Lua-Espiritu, center for continuing education, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1430 Tulane Ave., TB51, New Orleans, LA 70112; 504-988-5466; fax: 504-988-1779; e-mail: cme@tulane.edu.

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