Updates in Internal Medicine 2018

Hotel Del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton, Coronado, CA

10/17/2018 - 10/20/2018


Updates in Internal Medicine will present up-to-date information as well as contemporary approaches/strategies to the ever-changing and expanding discipline of internal medicine. The program will attempt to cover the scope of internal medicine, selecting from a variety of pertinent general and sub-specialty derived topics. Expert faculty will present evidence-based and emerging practical clinical approaches, regarding various general and sub-specialty topics.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1 – Summarize recent updates, clinical studies, and new guidelines that impact practice in general medicine
2 – Describe updates in direct oral anticoagulant management
3 – Summarize common clinical pearls in the areas of general internal medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology
4 - Utilize strategies for communicating with patients 
5 - Interpret antimicrobial stewardship standards  

Practicing general internists, family practice physicians, sub-specialists, and advanced practitioners in need of practice updates. 


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - Optional Pre-Course ABIM MOC Sessions
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
ABIM 2018-2019 Update in Internal Medicine (Outpatient) Module
Amit Ghosh, MD, Marcia Venegas Pont, MD, Janet Vittone, MD
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ABIM 2018-2019 Update in Hospital Medicine Module
Jordan Kautz, MD, Dennis Regan, MD, Karna Sundsted, MD
Thursday, October 18, 2018
6:15 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration
7:00 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.
Introduction and Announcements
7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Clinically Relevant Updates in Outpatient Internal Medicine
Jason Szostek, MD
8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
FDA Drug Update
Christopher Wittich, MD
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Updates in Cardiology I: HTN; HL; Prevention
Stephen Kopecky, MD
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Updates in Cardiology II: CAD and CHF Updates
Jacob Jentzer, MD
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Updates in Cardiology III: Updates in Atrial Fibrillation
Sunil Mankad, MD
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Q & A
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Direct Oral Anticoagulants
Rayya Saadiq, DO
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Updates in Cancer and Venous Thromboembolism Management
Rajiv Pruthi, MBBS
12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Q & A
Friday, October 19, 2018
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:05 a.m.
Introduction and Annoucements
7:05 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
Update in Perioperative Medicine
Michael Mikhail, MD
7:50 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.
Updates in Hospital Medicine
Deanne Kashiwagi, MD
8:35 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
8:50 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Updates in Preventative Medicine Guidelines
David Raslau, MD
9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Updates in Gastroenterology for the Primary Provider
Amindra Arora, FRCP
9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Vitamin D: Sunshine in a Pill
Manpreet Mundi, MD
10:20 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Q & A
10:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
10:50 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Updates in Breast Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction Strategies
Sandhya Pruthi, MD
11:35 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Updates in Women's Health
Ekta Kapoor, MBBS
12:20 p.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Q & A
Saturday, October 20, 2018
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:05 a.m.
Introduction and Annoucements
7:05 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
HIV for Primary Care
Stacey Rizza, MD
7:50 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.
Antimicrobial Stewardhsip
Maryam Mahmood, MB, ChB
8:35 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
8:50 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
Updates in Pulmonary Medicine
Kaiser Lim, MD
9:35 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Updates in Diabetes and Thyroid Management
Vinaya Simha, MBBS
10:20 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Q & A
10:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Updates in Vaccinations 2018
Jennifer Whitaker, MD, MS
11:20 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
An Updated Approach to Health Anxiety
Mohit Chauhan, MBBS
11:50 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Tips for Improving Your Communication with Your Patients
Scott Litin, MD
12:35 p.m. - 1:01 a.m.
Cross Cultural Communication (Video)



As a Jointly Accredited Provider by ACCME, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Optional ABIM Learning Modules
Wednesday 10/17/18:  4 credits (2 per module)

General Session
Thursday 10/18/18:  5.25 credits
Friday 10/19/18: 5.25 credits
Saturday 10/20/18:  5.75 credits
Please note:  the General Session (Thursday - Saturday) is approved for 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

ABIM MOC Points (Optional) Wednesday, October 17, 2018

2018-2019 Update in Internal Medicine  (8:00-10:00 am)
Participant will earn 10 ABIM Medical Knowledge points through ABIM.  Information for receiving ABIM credit will be available at the course.
Participants should not claim AMA PRA Category 1TM credits  through ABIM.  AMA PRA Category 1TM credits are provided through Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

2018-2019 Update in Hospital Medicine (10:15-12:15 pm)
Participant will earn 10 ABIM Medical Knowledge points through ABIM. Information for receiving ABIM credit will be available at the course.
Participants should not claim AMA PRA Category 1TM credits  through ABIM.  AMA PRA Category 1TM credits are provided through Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1TM from the sponsor of this activity.


Course location: 
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
1500 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at Hotel del Coronado. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of September 24, 2018, whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.

Call (619) 435-6611 and select option 2 for Group Reservations.
Identify yourself as a participant of the Group Code: MCIM10, October 17-20, 2018 Mayo Clinic room block when making your reservation.

Online Booking link:  https://book.passkey.com/e/49558738

Run of House Guestrooms (single/double): $285.00*
Children under 18 are complimentary

Resort Fee:  Waived

Room Attendant Gratuity:  $3.00 per room per day will be added to each individual guest room.

Rooms rates may be available 3 days prior to and 3 days after the course subject to availability.

Self park:  waived
Valet parking: 50% discount

Purchased Upgrades 
If a guest would like to upgrade the Run of House Rooms, the special rates per room, per night, will apply. These rooms are based on group room availability at the time of reservation and at the Hotel’s discretion.

Room Single Rate* Double Rate*
Coastal View Guestrooms $325.00 $325.00
Ocean View Guestrooms $399.00 $399.00

*Exclusive of applicable state and local taxes, fees and assessments.

Lodging and transportation arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic General Internal Medicine is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.


Registration Fees
Registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus, continental breakfasts, and break refreshments.

Optional Sessions:  Wednesday, October 17, 2018

ABIM MOC Learning Session:  2018-2019 Update in Internal Medicine:  $200
ABIM MOC Learning Session: 2018-2019 Update in Hospital Medicine:  $200

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - Saturday, October 20, 2018

General Session

MD, PhD, DO, PharmD: $850
Fellow, Resident, PA, NP, RN, Allied Health Practitioners: $795

Optional Paper Syllabus: $50  
Pre-order by September 4, 2018


If you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded when written notification is received by Mayo Clinic General Internal Medicine CME before October 4, 2018 (email: rstgimcme@mayo.edu). No refunds will be made on or after October 4, 2018. Canceled registrations are non-transferable.

Mayo Clinic GIM CME reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Clinic GIM CME must cancel or postpone this course, Mayo Clinic General Internal Medicine CME will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.



At this time, a complete listing of commercial support (financial or in-kind) is not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.


This course offers the opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Deb Blomberg. Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.

Activities & Attractions

Activities & Attractions

Join the Hotel del Coronado, an iconic destination on the edge of the Pacific, just minutes from downtown San Diego as they celebrate their 130th anniversary in 2018.  History of Hotel del Coronado

Events Calendar

Fitness & Recreation 
watersports, bike rentals, boat rentals, yoga, movies on the beach, painting by the sea, Tour of the Hotel del Coronado

Kids Programs and Activities

Spa & Salon


Nearby Activities

Situated in Coronado, CA, just across the bay from Downtown San Diego, Hotel del Coronado is in close proximity to countless activities.

San Diego Zoo
Seaworld San Diego

Aquatica San Diego
Balboa Park

City of San Diego

Coronado Visitor Guide

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