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Conferences

ONLINE registration has CLOSED (as of 9/6/2016 at 5:00 pm Pacific Time). For questions related to registrations or the conference, please call 206-543-1050 M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm.

This is the 44th year that the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine is offering five days of educational opportunities for family medicine and primary care health care providers.

Each year, our goal is to provide current information about practice skills and the diagnosis and management of a broad array of primary health care issues within family medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, psychiatry and behavioral science, neurology, sports medicine, women’s health, pulmonology, nephrology, infectious disease, chronic pain, pediatrics, and gastroenterology.

University of Washington Campus
Health Sciences Center, Hogness Auditorium
Seattle, WA

Driving and parking directions



Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
  1. Apply new knowledge and skills from family medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, psychiatry and behavioral science, neurology, sports medicine, women’s health, pulmonology, nephrology, infectious disease, chronic pain, pediatrics and gastroenterology, to the care of patients in primary care.
  2. Integrate effective communication and teaching strategies regarding evidence-based medicine.
  3. Understand patient-centered metrics, apply new billing and coding options, and utilize new technologies for primary care.

FEES AND REGISTRATION

The course fee includes catering, access to online instruction materials and transcript of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. To enroll, register online at uwcme.org. Allow up to 15 working days to receive your email confirmation of enrollment. If you have not received confirmation prior to your departure for the course, please contact the CME office at 206.543.1050. Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed if space is not available at the course.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by September 1, 2016. A $75.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following September 1, 2016. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact CME Office with questions — call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

PRINTED COURSE SYLLABUS AND MATERIALS
A printed course syllabus is available to course registrants for a production fee of $150. To order, please call the UW CME office M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm PDT (206-543-1050) or email your order request. Orders must be received by September 1, 2016, and will be available for pick-up at the conference.


Five-DayThree-Day
MD/DO/PhD
$745
$495
PA/ARNP/RN/Allied Health
$645
$435
Resident/Fellow
$250
$175
Anita Afzali, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
John Amory, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Arthur E. Anderson, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Ian M. Bennett, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Family Medicine & Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington, WA
Nathalie Bentov, MD, MA
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Heather A Brandling-Bennett, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Dermatology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jeanne Cawse-Lucas, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Maureen Chomko, RD, CDE
Dietician/Nutritionist
UW Neighborhood Clinics
Seattle, WA
Allison Cole, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Susie Dade, MPA
Deputy Director
Washington Health Alliance
Seattle, WA
Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jonathan Drezner, MD
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
David Evans, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Yolanda N. Evans, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Christopher S Famy, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Vanessa Feliciano, MD
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Gregory C Gardner, MD, FACP
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
David C. Grossman, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Population and Purchaser Strategy
Group Health
Seattle, WA
Deepti Gupta, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Misbah Keen, MD, MBI, MPH
Vice Chair of Education, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Eileen Klein, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Eric Kraus, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Peter J Leary, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Iris Liou, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
John D Loeser, MD
Professor Emeritus, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Joseph Merrill, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Natalia Murinova, MD, MHA
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Genevieve Neal-Perry, MD. PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
John O'Kane, MD
Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Division of Sports Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Justin Osborn, MD

University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Henry F Pelto, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Pamela L Pentin, MD, JD, FAAFP
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jack Porrino Jr., MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Paul Pottinger, MD, DTM&H
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jordan Prutkin, MD, MHS
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Ashwin L. Rao, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Stephen R Reeves, MD, PhD
Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Valerie Ross, MS
Senior Lecturer, Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Emily Ruedinger, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Ellen Schur, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Grace Shih, MD, MAS
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
David M Siebert, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Sarah Standley, MBA, CMPE
Senior Clinic Manager
UW Neighborhood Clinics
Issaquah, WA
Alyssa Stephenson-Famy, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Mark Sullivan, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Christina Surawicz, MD
Associate Dean for Faculty Development; Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
David Tauben, MD
Clinical Professor and Chief, Departments of Medicine and Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Matthew Thompson, MBChB, MPH, DPhil
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
James A. Town, MD
Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Tracy Tylee, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Christie Walker, MD, MPH
Fellow and Acting Instructor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Thomas Walsh, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Urology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Eugene Yang, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Ying Zhang, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:00AM - 8:00AM  
Welcome and Introduction 8:00AM - 8:10AM  
Office Management of Chronic Pain 8:10AM - 8:55AM David Tauben, MD
 
Sports Medicine Pearls for Primary Care 8:55AM - 9:40AM Ashwin L. Rao, MD
 
Break 9:40AM - 10:00AM  
Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Testosterone in Men 10:00AM - 10:45AM John Amory, MD, MPH
 
The Many Faces of Pulmonary Hypertension 10:45AM - 11:30AM Peter J Leary, MD, MSc
 
Management of Hepatitis C in Primary Care 11:30AM - 12:15PM Iris Liou, MD
 
Lunch (provided) 12:15PM - 1:00PM  
Top 20 Primary Care Research Articles 1:00PM - 1:45PM Matthew Thompson, MBChB, MPH, DPhil
 
Male Sexual Dysfunction: What Not to Miss, How to Treat and When to Refer 1:45PM - 2:30PM Thomas Walsh, MD, MS
 
Break 2:30PM - 2:45PM  
Workshop 1-1: Suturing Techniques for the Primary Care Provider 2:45PM - 5:00PM David Evans, MD
 
Workshop 2-1: Tips for Clinical Teaching in a Busy Practice 2:45PM - 3:45PM Jeanne Cawse-Lucas, MD
 
Workshop 2-2: Weight Management in the Adolescent Patient 2:45PM - 3:45PM Yolanda N. Evans, MD, MPH
 
Workshop 2-3: You Said What: Optimal Ways to Learn About and Communicate Evidence-Based Medicine 2:45PM - 3:45PM Misbah Keen, MD, MBI, MPH
Matthew Thompson, MBChB, MPH, DPhil
 
Workshop 2-4: Musculoskeletal Radiology - Trauma Workshop 2:45PM - 3:45PM Jack Porrino Jr., MD
 
Workshop 2-5: OB and Prenatal Cases 2:45PM - 3:45PM Alyssa Stephenson-Famy, MD
Christie Walker, MD, MPH
 
Break 3:45PM - 4:00PM  
Workshop 3-1: Tips for Clinical Teaching in a Busy Practice 4:00PM - 5:00PM Jeanne Cawse-Lucas, MD
 
Workshop 3-2: Weight Management in the Adolescent Patient 4:00PM - 5:00PM Yolanda N. Evans, MD, MPH
 
Workshop 3-3: You Said What: Optimal Ways to Learn About and Communicate Evidence-Based Medicine 4:00PM - 5:00PM Misbah Keen, MD, MBI, MPH
 
Workshop 3-4: Musculoskeletal Radiology - Trauma Workshop 4:00PM - 5:00PM Jack Porrino Jr., MD
 
Workshop 3-5: OB and Prenatal Cases 4:00PM - 5:00PM Alyssa Stephenson-Famy, MD
Christie Walker, MD, MPH
 
Adjourn 5:00PM - 5:05PM  

Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, 44th Annual Advances in Family Medicine and Primary Care, with a beginning date of 09/12/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 32.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The following hotels are located near the conference site. To make reservations, please call the hotels directly. No room block has been reserved.

Marriott Residence Inn
4501 12th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.322.8887 or 888.236.2427
Rates depend on availability
Ask for “UW” rate

Silver Cloud Inn
5036 25th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.526.5200 or 800.205.6940
Rates depend on availability
Ask for “UW CME Conference” rate

Watertown Hotel
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.826.4242 or 866.944.4242
Rates depend on availability
Ask for the “University” rate

Driving and parking directions

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is designed for family physicians, primary care providers, internists, pediatricians, osteopathic physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and others interested in primary care.

ATTENDANCE POLICY
Course activities are exclusively reserved for course attendees. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and this requirement will be strictly enforced.

In consideration of other participants and speakers, please do not bring infants/children into conference sessions.

ONLINE CONFERENCE MATERIALS
Instruction materials will be available electronically at uwcme.org (for conference registrants only). Materials will be available beginning on September 6, 2016, for registrants to print and/or download. A booklet with the conference agenda and pages for note-taking will be provided at the conference.

SPECIAL SERVICES
UW Continuing Medical Education takes into consideration diverse nutritional preferences and restrictions when planning our complimentary menu. However, those individuals who might find that our menu is not completely aligned to their specific nutritional needs are welcome to bring their own food items.

Continuing Medical Education at the University of Washington is a self-sustaining unit and does not depend on or receive public monies in support of its educational efforts. Fees for this course are estimated to cover the costs of conducting this course. These costs include salaries, registration and credit, instructional materials, record keeping, faculty planning and evaluation and may include food, beverages, taxes and gratuities to vendors. The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process contact the department at: 206.543.1050 or the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance.

Disability Services Office
206.543.6450/Voice • 206.543.6452/TTY • 206.685.7264/Fax • e-mail: dso@uw.edu