UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine

University of California San Francisco Clinical Update

In this in-depth collection of lectures, experienced primary care clinicians reveal key strategies for office-based preventive medicine. PRE-ORDER TODAY!

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Explore the Latest Developments

UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine presents a comprehensive review of new developments in outpatient medicine, with emphasis on the day-to-day controversies of office practice. Led by Robert B. Baron, MD, MS, this CME program highlights best practice guidelines for a range of topics, from cancer screening and allergy and immunology, to current approaches to gout, depression, dermatology, sports medicine, osteoporosis, and more.

It will help you to better:

  • Manage common problems including high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, asthma, COPD, stroke, TIAs, vertigo, STDs, diabetes, hearing loss, sinusitis, substance abuse, and more
  • Diagnose and treat special problems in women's health
  • Select the best diagnostic tests
  • Understand health disparities and your role in providing equitable, patient-centered care

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine provides AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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

Quick Facts

Provider: University of California, San Francisco

Course Director:
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate and
Continuing Medical Education

Credits: Earn AMA PRA Category 1
Credits

Preventive Medicine

  • Prevention of Infections: Best Practices in Vaccination - Lisa G. Winston, MD
  • Updates in Breast Cancer Screening - Karla M. Kerlikowske, MD
  • Cancer Screening 2019: New Recommendations, New Controversies - Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH
  • How Should We Approach Cervical Cancer Screening and Routine Pelvic Examinations in 2019? - George F. Sawaya, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care I

  • Management of Lipid Disorders: Integrating the New Guidelines - Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
  • Safer Opiate Prescribing - Soraya Azari, MD
  • Common and Uncommon Problems in Otolaryngology - Steven Pletcher, MD
  • Updates in Nutrition and Exercise: New Trials and New Guidelines - Jeffrey A. Tice, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care II

  • Current Strategies in Perioperative Medicine - H. Quinny Cheng, MD
  • Quality Contraception Care: Counseling and Controversies - Sara Whetstone, MD
  • Updates in Hospital Medicine - Bradley A. Sharpe, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care III

  • Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Now More than Ever - Susan Philip, MD, MPH
  • Gout: An Old Disease that is Coming of Age - Jonathan Graf, MD
  • Palliative Care Pearls for the Busy Practitioner - Steven Z. Pantilat, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care IV

  • Current Approaches to Asthma and COPD - Michael Peters, MD
  • Management of Common Problems in Sports Medicine - Cindy J. Chang, MD
  • Best Practices in Chest Imaging for the Non-Radiologist - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Current Approaches to Allergy and Immunology - Iris Otani, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care V

  • Depression in Primary Care: Mourning or Melancholia? - Descartes Li, MD
  • Interventional Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist: New Innovations and New Guidelines - Krishan Soni, MD, MBA
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis: What’s New and Controversial in 2019? - Douglas C. Bauer, MD

Course Chair

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Dean for Graduate and Continuing Medical Education

Course Faculty

(University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

Soraya Azari, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Douglas C. Bauer, MD

  • Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Cindy J. Chang, MD

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and
  • Family and Community Medicine
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine

H. Quinny Cheng, MD

  • Professor of Medicine

Brett M. Elicker, MD

  • Professor of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
  • Chief, Cardiac & Pulmonary Imaging

Jonathan Graf, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • UCSF Director, UCSF RA Observational Cohort
  • Division of Rheumatology
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Karla M. Kerlikowske, MD

  • Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Director of Women's Health
  • Research Fellowship at SFVAMC

Descartes Li, MD

  • Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director, UCSF Bipolar Disorder Program
  • Director, Medical Student Education
  • UCSF Department of Psychiatry

Iris Otani, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Program Director
  • Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

Steven Z. Pantilat, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Palliative Care

Michael Peters, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

 

 

Susan Philip, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Disease Prevention and Control Branch
  • San Francisco Department of Public Health

Steven Pletcher, MD

  • Professor of Otolaryngology
  • Program Director, Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) Residency

George F. Sawaya, MD

  • Professor of Obstetrics
  • Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
  • and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • The Robert B. Domush Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology Education

Bradley A. Sharpe, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine

Krishan Soni, MD, MBA

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
  • Director of Value Improvement for Department of Medicine
  • UCSF Health Subspecialty Services

Jeffrey A. Tice, MD

  • Professor of Medicine

Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH

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

Sara Whetstone, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
  • Associate Program Director
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Residency

Lisa G. Winston, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Vice Chief
  • Inpatient Medical Services and Hospital Epidemiologist
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Accreditation

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

Designation

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

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Series Release: November 30, 2019
Series Expires: November 29, 2022
Estimated time to complete: TBD

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test and evaluation. CME Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants should be able to:

  • Implement new guidelines in office-based preventive medicine, including new strategies for cancer screening, immunizations, prevention of coronary heart disease, and stroke
  • Manage common office problems including high blood cholesterol, coronary heart disease, asthma, COPD, gout, stroke, TIAs, vertigo, sexually transmitted infections, diabetes, hearing loss, sinusitis, and substance abuse
  • Manage common specialty problems in neurology, cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, dermatology, allergy and immunology, otolaryngology, orthopedics and sports medicine, gynecology, psychiatry, nutrition, hospital medicine, perioperative care, geriatrics, and palliative care
  • Diagnose and treat common problems in women's health including cervical, breast and ovarian cancer, routine pelvic exams, contraception, and osteoporosis
  • Select the best diagnostic tests and enhance value in medical practice
  • Use best evidence and optimize patient communication and shared-decision making
  • Become a better health advocate with a deeper understanding of health disparities and the central role of primary care clinicians in providing equitable, patient-centered care

Intended Audience

Designed for practicing internists, family practitioners, and all other health professionals interested in providing high quality primary care, this course will present a comprehensive review of new developments in outpatient medicine.