Target Audience

Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Family Medicine, and Hospitalist Medicine Physicians and Nurse Practitioners

Our Faculty

Eminent speakers from The University of Chicago, Northwestern University, The University of Illinois Chicago, and Rush University will provide comprehensive updates

Earn 25 CME Credits

•This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

•This activity has been approved for AAFP Prescribed Live Credits

•This activity has been approved for ABIM MOC II Points

The Update CME June 27-29 Course is approved for 25 CME Credits, 10 of which may be applied towards Pharmacology and 3 of which may be applied towards safe opioid prescribing training

The AMF Conference Experience

Program Schedule
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Cardiology

7:30 am Hyperlipidemia: New and Emerging Opportunities Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA

Dermatology

8:15 am Dermatology Today: Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis Angad Chadha, MD, FAAD
9:00 am Dermatology Today: Acute Urticaria and Other Common Dermatoses Angad Chadha, MD, FAAD

Break

9:45 am Break Break

Opioid Safe Prescribing

10:00 am Opioid Prescribing Guideline Update George Weyer, MD
10:45 am Practice Tools for Opioid Prescribing George Weyer, MD
11:30 am Diagnosis and Management of Opioid Use Disorder George Weyer, MD

Break

12:15 pm Lunch Break Break

Gastroenterology

1:45 pm Management Strategies for Metabolic Dysfunction Associated Steatotic Liver Disease Sonali Paul, MD, MS
2:30 pm Cirrhosis and Complications Sonali Paul, MD, MS

Rheumatology

3:15 pm Osteoarthritis Update Arthur M. Mandelin II, MD, PhD

Break

4:00 pm Break Break

Psychiatry

4:15 pm Substance Use and Related Disorders Part 1 Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH
5:00 pm Substance Use and Related Disorders Part 2 Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH

Diabetes

7:30 am Diabetes Update: Epidemiology & Consequences Brian Layden, MD, PhD
8:15 am Diabetes Update: Practice Evolution and Emerging Opportunities Brian Layden, MD, PhD
9:00 am Diabetes Update: Beyond Glucose Control Brian Layden, MD, PhD

Break

9:45 am Break Break

Gastroenterology

10:00 am Update on GERD Robert Kavitt, MD, MPH
10:45 am Treatment of H.Pylori Robert Kavitt, MD, MPH

Rheumatology

11:30 am Evaluation of the ANA-Positive Patient Arthur M. Mandelin II, MD, PhD

Break

12:15 pm Lunch Break Break

Nephrology

1:45 pm Disorders of Water and Volume William Whittier, MD FASN
2:30 pm Update in Chronic Kidney Disease Management for the PCP William Whittier, MD FASN
3:15 pm Acute Kidney Injury William Whittier, MD FASN

Break

4:00 pm Break Break

Cardiology

4:15 pm Heart Failure Management Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA
5:00 pm Focus on Women's Health: Microvascular Disease and Challenging Cardiovascular Cases Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA

Sports Medicine

7:30 am Upper Extremity X-rays for Primary Care Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
8:15 am Lower Extremity X-rays for Primary Care Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
9:00 am Concussion in Older Adults Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM

Break

9:45 am Break Break

Pulmonology

10:00 am COPD Management Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP
10:45 am Lung Cancer Screening Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP

Cardiology

11:30 am Lipoprotein(a): A Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis and an Emerging Therapeutic Target Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA

Break

12:15 pm Lunch Break Break

Preventative Medicine

1:45 pm Evaluation of Dizziness in Primary Care Aashish K. Didwania, MD
2:30 pm Updates in Smoking Cessation I Aashish K. Didwania, MD
3:15 pm Updates in Smoking Cessation II Aashish K. Didwania, MD

Break

4:00 pm Break Break

Rheumatology

4:15 pm Treatment Options while Awaiting the Referral Arthur M. Mandelin II, MD, PhD
5:00 pm Emerging Treatments for Psoriatic Arthritis Arthur M. Mandelin II, MD, PhD

Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FASH

Arthur M. Mandelin II, MD/PhD

Arthur M. Mandelin II, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair for Clinical Operations, Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Chicago Medicine, Associate Director, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence.

William Whittier, MD FASN

Rush University Medical Center, Nephrology

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM

Rush University Medical Center, Director of Sports Medicine, Family Medicine Residency

Angad Chadha, MD, FAAD

University of Chicago Medicine, Dermatology

Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP

University of Chicago Medicine; Director, Bronchoscopy;
Co-Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program;
Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Robert Kavitt, MD, MPH

University of Chicago Medicine, Gastroenterology

Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH

University of Chicago Medicine, Psychiatry

Sonali Paul, MD, MS

University of Chicago Medicine, Gastroenterology

George Weyer, MD

University of Chicago Medicine, Associate Professor of Medicine, Opioid Safe Prescribing.

Brian Layden, MD, PhD

The University of Illinois Chicago Medicine, Professor of Medicine; Division Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Aashish K. Didwania, MD

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Venue: Online Only

Attending in person is not available for this conference. Please check our website regularly to find updates about our next in-person conference!

You can cancel your registration until June 13. Cancellations incur a $50 fee

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Attend the full LiveStream Conference June 27-29

Physicians: $1,180
$825
NP/PA: $1,080
$650

Each Registration Includes:

  • 60-day access to the post-conference recordings
  • 60-day access to the presentation slides

Attend a Portion of the Conference

Day 1 (Thurs. June 27) - $400
$275
Day 2 (Fri. June 28) - $400
$275
Day 3 (Sat. June 29) - $400
$275

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  • 60-day access to the post-conference recordings
  • 60-day access to the presentation slides

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