UCSF Advances in Internal Medicine

University of California San Francisco Clinical Update

A comprehensive CME program in internal medicine designed to improve the care and management of patients with acute and chronic medical conditions.

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A Comprehensive Review of Internal Medicine

This CME program is a wide-ranging review of the key topics in internal medicine. It addresses best practice guidelines for the management of various acute and chronic medical conditions, keeps you abreast of the latest developments in the field, and helps you incorporate current knowledge into daily practice. UCSF Advances in Internal Medicine includes case-based lectures on topics like advances in heart failure management, chronic kidney disease, the current approach to thyroid nodules, management of lipid disorders, etc. It will help you to:

  • Identify and manage a wide variety of acute and chronic medical problems
  • Integrate current guidelines into daily practice when dealing with atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease (CAD), anticoagulation management, chronic kidney disease, and preoperative medical evaluation, etc.
  • Illustrate adept management of medical problems traditionally treated by specialists, like heart failure, end-of-life care, hepatitis B and C infections, etc.
  • Recognize the indications that require subspecialty referral

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in internal medicine provides up to 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or via audio MP3 CD, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you may confidently incorporate the latest thinking and guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Cardiology

  • Updates and Clinical Pearls in Allergy and Immunology - Katherine Gundling, MD, FACP
  • Update on Atrial Fibrillation - Cara Pellegrini, MD
  • Advances in Heart Failure Management - Van Selby, MD
  • Update on Interventional Cardiology and Guidelines - Krishan Soni, MD, MBA, FACC

Geriatrics

  • Updates in Geriatrics and Palliative Care - Eric Widera, MD & Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH

Endocrinology

  • Current Approach to Thyroid Nodules - Elizabeth J. Murphy, MD, Dphil
  • Optimizing Use of Medication for Type 2 Diabetes - Robert Rushakoff, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

  • Management of Lipid Disorders: Balancing Benefits and Harms - Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
  • Updates in General Internal Medicine: Year in Review - Jeffrey Kohlwes, MD, MPH
  • Chronic Kidney Disease: What the Generalist Needs to Know - Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis: What’s New in 2017 - Jeffrey A. Tice, MD

Women's Health

  • Updates in Contraception: Advances in Technical and Interpersonal Care - Christine E. Dehlendorf, MD, MAS
  • Update in Hospital Medicine - Bradley A. Sharpe, MD
  • Update in Women's Health: Year in Review - Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH
  • Advances in Treatment of Sports Injuries of the Hip - Alan Zhang, MD

Infectious Diseases

  • Infectious Diarrhea, Especially C. difficile - Sarah Doernberg, MD, MAS
  • Hot Topics & Key Articles in Infectious Disease - Kim S. Erlich, MD
  • Clinical Problem-Solving Exercise - Harry Hollander, MD & Aylin Ülkü, MD
  • What’s New in Hepatitis B and C - Annie F. Luetkemeyer, MD

Rheumatology

  • Gout: New Guidelines for an Old Disease - Jonathan Graf, MD
  • Update in Rheumatoid Arthritis - Jonathan Graf, MD
  • Hot Topics and Challenges in Patient Communication - Ryan Laponis, MD

Hematology and Oncology

  • Gynecologic Cancers in the Age of Precision Medicine - Lee-may Chen, MD, FACS, FACOG
  • Anemia & Other Cytopenias - Patricia A. Cornett, MD
  • Palliative Care in the Continuum of Oncologic Management - Michael W. Rabow, MD, FAAHPM

Gastroenterology

  • Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Kendall Beck, MD

Neurology

  • Update in Perioperative Medicine - H. Quinny Cheng, MD
  • Headache: Update and Review - Morris Levin, MD
  • Managing Stroke in 2017 - Karl Meisel, MD, MA
  • Keynote: How Less Healthcare Can Sometimes Be Better - Rita Redberg, MD, MS, FACC

Pulmonary

  • Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease: What a Primary Care Provider Needs to Know - Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH
  • Updates in COPD and Asthma - Michael Peters, MD
  • Lung Cancer Screening - Neil Trivedi, MD

Course Chair

H. Quinny Cheng, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Faculty

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Dean for Graduate and Continuing Medical Education
  • University of California, San Francisco

Kendall Beck, MD

  • Clinical Fellow
  • Department of Medicine
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • University of California, San Francisco

Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Endowed Chair and Division Chief
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Lee-may Chen, MD, FACS, FACOG

  • John A. Kerner Distinguished Professor in Gynecologic Oncology
  • Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
  • University of California, San Francisco

Patricia A. Cornett, MD

  • Clinical Professor
  • Department of Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Geriatrics
  • University of California, San Francisco

Christine E. Dehlendorf, MD, MAS

  • Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine,
  • of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
  • and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Director, Program in Woman-Centered Contraception
  • University of California, San Francisco

Sarah Doernberg, MD, MAS

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • University of California, San Francisco

Kim S. Erlich, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control
  • Chief of the Professional Staff
  • Mills Peninsula Medical Center
  • Burlingame, CA

Jonathan Graf, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Rheumatology
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General
  • University of California, San Francisco

Katherine Gundling, MD, FACP

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Allergy and Immunology
  • University of California, San Francisco

Harry Hollander, MD

  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program
  • University of California, San Francisco

Jeffrey Kohlwes, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, PRIME Residency Program
  • Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency
  • University of California, San Francisco

Ryan Laponis, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Morris Levin, MD

  • Director, UCSF Headache Center
  • University of California, San Francisco

Annie F. Luetkemeyer, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of HIV, Infectious Disease and Global Medicine
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Karl Meisel, MD, MA

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Department of Neurology
  • Vascular Neurologist
  • Director, Stroke Clinic
  • University of California, San Francisco

 

Elizabeth J. Murphy, MD, DPhil

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Cara Pellegrini, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Acting Chief, Cardiology
  • San Francisco VA Health Care System

Michael Peters, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Michael W. Rabow, MD, FAAHPM

  • Professor of Medicine and of Urology
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Director, Symptom Management & Palliative Care
  • Helen Diller Family Chair in Palliative Care
  • University of California, San Francisco

Rita Redberg, MD, MS, FACC

  • Editor-in-Chief, JAMA Internal Medicine
  • Co-Director, Center of Excellence for Heart Disease in Women
  • Professor of Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Robert Rushakoff, MD, MS

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • University of California, San Francisco

Van Selby, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
  • University of California, San Francisco

Bradley A. Sharpe, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Associate Chief, Medical Service
  • Associate Program Director
  • Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • University of California, San Francisco

Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Scientific Director, Kidney Health Research Collaborative
  • Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
  • San Francisco VA Health Care System

Krishan Soni, MD, MBA, FACC

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
  • Director of Value Improvement for
  • DOM-UCSF Health Subspecialty Services
  • University of California, San Francisco

Jeffrey A. Tice, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Neil Trivedi, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • San Francisco VA Health Care System

Aylin Ülkü, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Division of Internal Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Associate Medical Director
  • UCSF Women’s Health Primary Care Practice
  • UCSF Women’s Health Center of Excellence

Eric Widera, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Hospice & Palliative Care
  • San Francisco VA Health System

Alan Zhang, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • University of California, San Francisco

Faculty Disclosure

The following faculty speaker(s) has disclosed a financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with the following commercial companies (which may provide products or services relating to his/her presentations).

  • Sarah Beth Doernberg, MD, MAS reports Consultant for Actelion, Grant/Research Support from Merck, Cerexa and Cubist.
  • Harry Hollander, M.D. reports Stock Shareholder (excluding mutual funds) - Bristol Myers Squibb.
  • Morris Levin, MD reports Advisor or Reviewer – Supernus, Pernix, Allergan, Amgen and Lilly.
  • Annie Luetkemeyer, MD reports Grant/Research Support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Gilead, AbbVie, ViiV and Merck.
  • Umesh Masharani, MB, BS (lond); MRCP (UK) reports Grant/Research Support from Clementia Inc.
  • Cara Pellegrini, MD reports Consultant – Abbott.
  • Michael G Shlipak, MD, MPH reports Consultant - Cricket Health, Stock Shareholder (excluding mutual funds) - Tai Diagnostics and Honorarium Recipient – Sanofi.

All potential conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

Accreditation

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

UCSF designates this enduring material for 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date Of Original Release: October 1, 2017
Date Credits Expire: September 30, 2020
Estimated time to complete: 25.50

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test and evaluation, as well as payment of a $45 processing fee. CME Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants should be able to:

  • Better manage commonly encountered chronic medical problems such as hyperlipidemia, diabetes, osteoporosis, obstructive lung disease, gout, and headaches, as well as acute conditions such as skin and soft tissue infections, diarrhea, and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Bring practice patterns more in line with current evidence and guidelines with respect to atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, chronic kidney disease, anticoagulation management, contraception, and preoperative medical evaluation
  • Manage common problems traditionally treated by specialists, such as heart failure, Hepatitis B & C infections, end-of-life care, rheumatoid arthritis, as well as recognize the indications for referral to a subspecialist

Intended Audience

This course is designed for practicing internists, family practitioners, and other primary care health professionals. It is also appropriate for hospitalists who wish to stay current on recent developments in internal medicine beyond the inpatient setting.