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From the September ACP Internist, copyright © 2008 by the American College of Physicians.

Courses sponsored by the ACP

Accreditation

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

The American College of Physicians designates these continuing medical education activities for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) indicated below. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Purpose:

The purpose of these courses is to assist internists prepare for certification and Maintenance of Certification.

September 4-6, 2008
Philadelphia Maintenance of Certification Exam Preparation Course. Philadelphia, PA. Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Co-Directors: Geno J. Merli, FACP, and Howard H. Weitz, FACP, FACC. Groups A and D, $685; Group B, $525; Group C, $845. Course Code PG0810. CME credits: 22.5 maximum

October 1-3, 2008
Chicago Maintenance of Certification Exam Preparation Course. Chicago, IL. Location: Wyndham Chicago Hotel. Director: Kesavan Kutty, MACP, FACC, FRCP (L). Groups A and D, $685; Group B, $525; Group C, $845. Course Code PG0813. CME credits: 21.25 maximum

October 4, 2008
ABIM SEP-Based Learning Session for Maintenance of Certification. Chicago, IL. Location: Wyndham Chicago Hotel. Faculty: Kesavan Kutty, MACP, Julie Mitchell, MD, MS, Member, and Monica Ziebert, FACP, DDS. Module 87-F. Course Code PG0814. CME credits: 7 maximum

February 12-14, 2009
Orlando Maintenance of Certification Exam Preparation Course. Orlando, Fla. Location: Hilton in Walt Disney World Resort. Director: Daniel M. Lichstein, FACP. Groups A and D, $685; Group B, $525; Group C, $845. Course Code PG0901. CME credits: 22.5 maximum.

February 15, 2009
ABIM SEP-Based Learning Sessions for Maintenance of Certification. Orlando, Fla. Location: Hilton in Walt Disney World Resort. Faculty: Daniel M. Lichstein, FACP, Craig S. Kitchens, MACP. A.M. Module 2008 Update in Hospital-Based Internal Medicine. Course Code PG0902A. CME credits: 3.5 maximum. P.M. Module 2008 Update in Office-Based Internal Medicine. Course Code PG0902B. CME credits: 3.5 maximum. Individual Session: Groups A and D, $129; Group B, $79; Group C, $219. Both Sessions: Groups A and D, $209; Group B, $109; Group C, $369. Additional fees may apply for SEP module.

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

September 20-23 or September 25-28, 2008
ABIM Recertification Review Course. To be held at the Omni Dallas Hotel Park West in Dallas, Texas. Sponsored by MedStudy. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) offered. Information: 1-800-841-0547 or www.medstudy.com. Or contact course directors tcross@medstudy.com or cmitchell@medstudy.com.

October 3-5, 2008
Topics in Internal Medicine. To be held at Mystic Hilton Hotel, Mystic, Conn. Sponsored by Lahey Clinic. Format: Lectures and Workshops. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Information: Lahey Clinic Office of Continuing Medical Education, 41 Mall Rd., Burlington, MA 01805. Ph: 781 744-8969; Fax 781 744-2930; or visit our Web site: www.Lahey.org/CME.

November 6-9; December 19-21, 2008
Mindful Living Programs: Retreats for Health Care Professionals. Mindfulness skills have been consistently documented as profoundly beneficial for the treatment and prevention of stress-related illnesses and conditions. To be held in Bolinas, Calif. Fully accredited professional education. Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) offered. Information: 831-469-3338; steve@mindfullivingprograms.com or bob@mindfulnessprograms.com.

December 4-6, 2008
10th Annual Update for Clinicians: Disorders of the Esophagus and GI Tract - Innovations and Clinical Applications for 2009. To be held in Orlando, Fla. at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn. The course is sponsored by the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Joy McCann Culverhouse Center for Esophageal and Swallowing Disorders. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are available. For full information and registration, please visit www.cme.hsc.usf.edu/esophagology or contact USF Health’s Office of Continuing Professional Development at 813-974-4296 / 1-800-852-5362.

January 25-30, 2009
Advances in Medicine 2009. To be held at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Sponsored by the Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits offered. For information and to request a brochure, please call Olivia Cata, at 305-243-7540 or e-mail ocata@med.miami.edu or Web site www.cme.med.miami.edu.

March 6-8, 2009
5th Annual Winter Course on IBD, Nutrition, Obesity, and Intestinal Failure. To be held at Aspen Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colo. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Sponsored by Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. For information and to register: www.cme.northwestern.edu, 312-503-8533.

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