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Update and Board Review in Internal Medicine: Part One - 31.5 CME Credits

Case-based curriculum covering key knowledge in preparation for the ABIM Internal Medicine Certification Examination

Start Date: December 5, 2016
Duration: ~ 32 hours
Price: $600

Course Description

This Brigham and Women's Hospital course provides a comprehensive review of the current practice of Internal Medicine using case-based teaching, delivered by highly experienced Brigham physicians/Harvard faculty with renowned expertise in their fields of interest.

Update and Board Review in Internal Medicine: Part One covers the areas of cardiology, pulmonary/critical care, nephrology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, hematology and oncology. Teaching is delivered through 22 hours of video lectures, and up to 31.5 CME points are available upon course completion.

The course incorporates interactive tools to allow self-assessment of learning and identification of knowledge gaps. It features a large question bank, consisting of knowledge check questions after each lecture, board review practice quizzes for each specialty area, and a practice quiz at the end of the course.

The partner course, Update and Board Review in Internal Medicine: Part Two, completes the full range of internal medicine topics relevant to the practice of internal medicine in primary care or hospital-based settings.

What You'll Learn

  • Undertake a comprehensive review of the core internal medicine specialties
  • Update knowledge base to include recent key advances
  • Engage in extensive self-assessment activities
  • Identify and address gaps in medical knowledge
  • Complete detailed preparation for the ABIM Internal Medicine Certification Examination covering core medicine topics

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Instructors

Edwin P. Alyea, III, MD

Edwin P. Alyea, III, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Director, Stem Cell Transplantation, Director, Oncology Hospital Medicine, Institute Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Medical Director, Inpatient Services, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Salma Batool-Anwar, MBBS

Salma Batool-Anwar, MBBS Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Carolyn Becker, MD

Carolyn Becker, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Master Clinician Educator, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH

Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Vascular Medicine Section, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hosipital

Wendy Y. Chen, MD

Wendy Y. Chen, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Kenneth B. Christopher, MD

Kenneth B. Christopher, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Renal Division, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Christopher H. Fanta, MD

Christopher H. Fanta, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Partners Asthma Center, Member, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Sonia Friedman, MD

Sonia Friedman, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Hilary J. Goldberg, MD

Hilary J. Goldberg, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program, Clinical Director, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Norton Greenberger, MD

Norton Greenberger, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ann S. LaCasce, MD, MMSc

Ann S. LaCasce, MD, MMSc Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Program Director, Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology

Jacob Laubach, MD, MPP

Jacob Laubach, MD, MPP Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Director, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center, Senior Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Oncology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH, FACP

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH, FACP Professor of Medicine, the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ronald P. McCaffrey, MD

Ronald P. McCaffrey, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Hematology Division, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Finnian McCausland, MBBCh, MMSc, MRCP

Finnian McCausland, MBBCh, MMSc, MRCP Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Marie E. McDonnell, MD

Marie E. McDonnell, MD Lecturer on Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Diabetes Section, Division of Endocrinology, Director, Brigham and Women's Diabetes Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Sarah Nikiforow, MD, PhD

Sarah Nikiforow, MD, PhD Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Instructor, Stem Cell Transplantation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Anju Nohria, MD

Anju Nohria, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Cardiovascular Divison, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Alexander R. Opotowsky, MD, MMSc

Alexander R. Opotowsky, MD, MMSc Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Assistant in Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital

Amir A. Qamar, MD

Amir A. Qamar, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine; Senior Staff Hepatologist, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center; Gastroenterology Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Benjamin Raby, MD, MPH

Benjamin Raby, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Pulmonary Genetics Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD, FASN

Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD, FASN Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Associate Director of Kidney Transplantation, Medical Director of Vascularized Composite Tissue Transplantation, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dr. Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

Dr. Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA Senior Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education and Director, Master in Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program, Harvard Medical School; Director of Continuing Medical Education, Department of Medicine and Renal Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital

J. Kevin Tucker, MD

J. Kevin Tucker, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Program Director, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Joint Nephrology Fellowship Program, Chief of Renal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Sushrut S. Waikar, MD, MPH

Sushrut S. Waikar, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Translational Research, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

George R. Washko, MD, MMSc

George R. Washko, MD, MMSc Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Edward Lew, MD

Edward Lew, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System

Gerald Weinhouse, MD

Gerald Weinhouse, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital

ACCREDITATION AND AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

Accreditation Statement

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 31.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

Disclosure Policy

Harvard Medical School has long held the standard that its continuing medical education courses be free of commercial bias.

In accord with the disclosure policy of the Medical School as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, course planners, speakers, and content reviewers have been asked to disclose any relevant relationship they, or their spouse or partner, have to companies producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. In addition, faculty have been asked to list any off-label uses of pharmaceuticals and/or devices for investigational or non-FDA approved purposes that they plan to discuss.

Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation, but is elicited to provide the course director and participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given presentation.

Disclosure Statement

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 31.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Harvard Medical School has long held the standard that its continuing medical education courses be free of commercial bias.

In accord with the disclosure policy of the Medical School as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, course planners, speakers, and content reviewers have been asked to disclose any relevant relationship they, or their spouse or partner, have to companies producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. In addition, faculty have been asked to list any off-label uses of pharmaceuticals and/or devices for investigational or non-FDA approved purposes that they plan to discuss.

Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation, but is elicited to provide the course director and participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given presentation.

The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, have reported financial relationships with an entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services (relevant to the content of the activity) consumed by, or used on, patients:

Name: Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FCRP (UK), MBA
Role: Course Planner and Faculty
Companies: IHS, Rockwell, Keryx, Sandoz GlaxoSmithKline
Relationship: Consulting

Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Relationship: Consulting, Research Grant

Name: Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH
Role: Course Faculty
Companies: Merck, AstraZeneca, Bayer
Relationship: Consultant

Name: Hilary J. Goldberg, MD, MPH
Role: Course Faculty
Company: Intermune
Relationship: Advisory Board

Companies: Gilead, Biogen
Relationship: Site PI – Research Study

Name: Jacob Laubach, MD, MPP
Role: Course Faculty
Company: Novartis
Relationship: Research Support/Consultant

Companies: Millennium, Onyx, Celgene
Relationship: Research Support

Name: Anju Nohria, MD
Role: Course Faculty
Company: Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Relationship: Consultant

Name: Alexander Opotowsky, MD
Role: Course Faculty
Company: Actelion
Relationship: Grant/Research

Name: George Washko, MD
Role: Course Faculty
Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Relationship: Consultant

Company: Merck
Relationship: Spouse – Former Employee

Company: Biogen
Relationship: Spouse - Employee

All other individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

COURSE DIRECTORS

Martina MCGrath

Dr. Martina M. McGrath, MB, BCh, FASN is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is also an Associate Physician and attending nephrologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. McGrath completed her medical degree, internal medicine residency, and nephrology training in Ireland. She then completed the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Nephrology fellowship program and joined faculty at BWH and HMS in 2012.

Her subspecialty interest is in transplant nephrology, and she is an investigator in basic transplant immunology, based at the Transplantation Research Center, BWH. Her research is focused on targeting T cell costimulatory pathways in allograft rejection, and developing novel therapies to target these pathways and promote the development of regulatory T cells and allograft tolerance. She also is active in the area of medical education, serving as course director for the combined BWH/HMS Update in Internal Medicine series of courses. View Dr. McGrath's profile.



COURSE OUTLINE

Update and Board Review in Internal Medicine: Part One is structured as follows. There are one to four lectures under each bulleted subsection, and subsections end with board review practice questions. Learners must pass the final posttest with a score of 75% or higher to claim their CME certificate:

Module 1: Cardiology Review

  • Selected Topics in Heart Failure
  • Selected Topics in Coronary Syndromes
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women
  • Pulmonary Hypertension in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Cardiology: Board Review Practice Quiz

Module 2: Pulmonary/Critical Care

  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Interstitial Lung Disease Reviewed
  • Selected Topics in Asthma Care and Treatment
  • Selected Topics in Genetics
  • Selected Topics in Sleep Disorders
Pulmonary/Critical Care: Board Review Practice Quiz

Module 3: Nephrology

  • Nephrology Review
  • Management Issues in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Update in Kidney Transplantation
  • Selected Topics in Hemodialysis
  • Review of Acute Kidney Injury
  • Critical Care Nephrology
Nephrology: Board Review Practice Quiz

Module 4: Gastroenterology

  • Update in Gastroenterology
  • Liver Disease Review
  • Selected Topics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease Review
Gastroenterology: Board Review Practice Quiz

Module 5: Endocrinology

  • Update in Endocrinology
  • Advancing Therapy in Diabetes
Endocrinology: Board Review Practice Quiz

Module 6: Hematology

  • Hematology Review
  • Selected Topics in Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Critical Care Hematology
Hematology: Board Review Practice Quiz

Module 7: Oncology

  • Update in Oncology
  • Oncologic Emergencies Review
  • Multiple Myloma Review
  • Lymphoma and Leukemia
Oncology: Board Review Practice Quiz

CME Certificate

  • Post-test
  • Course Evaluation

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long will this course take?

This course should take approximately 32 hours to complete. You do not need to complete it all at once. You may come back as often as you would like.

How long will this course be available?

This self-paced course will end on December 4, 2017.

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