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Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Needham

~ Presents ~

A CORE CURRICULUM IN ADULT PRIMARY CARE MEDICINE

September 2013 - May 2014

Funded in Part by: Affiliated Physicians Group

Date: 1 Saturday a month September through May

Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Dedham Holiday Inn - Dedham, Massachusetts

(Now 10 sessions - to include mandated Pain Management and End of Life Care)

 

SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 – GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

Cannot Miss Diagnoses in Primary Care - Charles Hatem, MD

Use of Medical Technology at Point of Care - Kristen Goodell, MD

Medical Management of Obesity - Jane Sillman, MD

The Promise of Primary Care - TBA

OCTOBER 5, 2013 – CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Management of Common Valvular Heart Disease Issues - Eli Gelfand, MD

Hypertension Update - Gerald Smetana, MD

Update and Management of Carotid Artery Stenosis - Mark Wyers, MD

Atrial Fibrillation: Use of Newer Agents for Stroke Prevention - Kevin Monahan, MD

OCTOBER 19, 2013 – PAIN MANAGEMENT – END OF LIFE

Case Studies in the Use of Opioids for Non-Cancer Pain - TBA

How to Get Patients Off of Opioids Safely - TBA

Shared Decision Making in End of Life Care: Use of the MOLST Form - Gail Gazelle, MD

The Primary Care Providers's Role in Providing Quality End of Life Care -

Ellen Long Middleton, PhD, RN

NOVEMBER 16, 2013 – ORTHOPEDICS

Shoulder Pain for the Primary Care Practitioner - Sean Rockett, MD

Knee Injuries - Ethan Healy, MD

Hand and Wrist Pain - Charles Day, MD

Common Foot Issues in Primary Care - Joshua Lamb, MD

DECEMBER 14, 2013 – NEUROLOGY-PSYCHIATRY

Risks for and Management of Patients with Concussions - Robert Cantu, MD

TIA and Stroke Update - Louis Caplan, MD

Neurology Cases that the PCP Should Not Miss - Penny Greenstein, MD

Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders - Mark Frankel, MD

JANUARY 11, 2014 – INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Vaccine Update - Howard Heller, MD

PCP and Antibiotics - Thomas Treadwell, MD

Management of Herpes Simplex - Zoster - Howard Libman, MD

Tick Borne Illnesses - Jonathon Edlow, MD

FEBRUARY 8, 2014 – ENDOCRINOLOGY

Management of Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer - Tony Hollenberg, MD

Case Based Studies in Diabetes - Martin Abrahamson, MD

Hypo and Hyperadrenalism and Adrenal Incidentaloma - James Hennessey, MD

Osteoporosis: Recommendations for Bone Density Screening and Treatment -

Alan Malabanan, MD

MARCH 8, 2014 – HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY

Hemochromatosis: When to Screen and How to Manage - TBA

How to Prevent and Treat Thromboembolic Events in Cancer Patients - Jeffrey Zwicker, MD

Management of Pain in the Patient with Cancer - Lidia Schapira, MD

Which Patients Should be Screened for Genetic Causes of Cancer? - Nadine Tung, MD

APRIL 12, 2014 – PULMONARY MEDICINE

Asthma Update - Christopher Fanta, MD

Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests - Douglas Beach, MD

Primary Care Management of DVT and PE: Which Drugs and How Long? -

James Heffernan, MD

Chronic Cough: Hacking Up a Treatment Algorithm - Thomas Carroll, MD

MAY 10, 2014 – UROLOGY

Cervical Cancer Screening: Update and Management of Abnormal Pap Smears -

Daniella Carusi, MD

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - Corrine Welt, MD

The PSA Controversy: Informing the Patient on the Evidence

And Deciding Whether to Screen - Michael Barry, MD

Male Sexual Dysfuction in the Age of the ED Pills - Abraham Morgentaler, MD 

  

 
 

 

Contact Information

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham
148 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492
781-453-3000