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70th Annual Assembly and Exhibition
August 3-6, 2017
The Roosevelt Hotel
New Orleans, LA

 

CME Activities and Schedule


Below lists the tentative schedule of educational, business and social events programming. Please note that this is subject to change.

 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

7:00 am - 2:15 pm   Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 am - 9:00 am   Screening for Skin Caner:  Current Recommendations and
Management Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Speaker: John M. Lyons, III, MD
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Recent Advancements in the Management and Treatment of
Atrial Fibrillation

Speaker: Andrew Smith, MD
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am   Antibiotic Stewardship
Speaker: Mark Alanin Déry DO, MPH, FACOI
11:30 am - 12:15 pm   Lunch with Exhibitors
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm    HPV Cancer Prevention:  Give It a Shot (or 2)
Speaker: Debbie Saslow, PhD, Senior Director, HPV Related
and Women's Cancers, American Cancer Society
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm   The Importance of Sleep Health
Speaker: Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH and David Neubauer, MD
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm   Break with Exhibitors
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm   Diagnosing and Treating Common Sleep Disorders
in Primary Care

Speaker: Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH and David Neubauer, MD
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm   Diagnosing and Treating Common Sleep Disorders
in Primary Care

Speaker: Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH and David Neubauer, MD
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm   Foundation Golf Tournament
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm   Welcome Reception

 

Friday, August 4, 2017

7:00 am - 1:00 pm   Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Past Presidents Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am   The Meaning of the White Coat
Speaker: Brian Elkins, MD
    MACRA-related Topic TBD*
Speaker: Nadine Robin
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Horse or Zebra? Considering Less Common Diagnoses
When Evaluating Dyspnea

Speaker: Steven Nathan, MD
    Direct Primary Care: A Practice Option*
Speaker: Karl Hanson, MD
10:00 am - 10:45 am   Break with Exhibitors

10:45 am - 11:45 am   From Depression to Wellness in MDD: Improving
Patient Physical, Emotional, and Cognitive Health
in the Real World  
                             
Speaker: Paul Doghramji, MD
   

Destination Quality: Are We There Yet?*
Speaker: Lisa Sherman, RN, Quality Improvement Specialist

11:45 am - 12:45 pm   New Guidelines for Developmental Screening and
Surveillance in Louisiana Children

Speaker: Susan Berry, MD, MPH, FAAP
   

What's New for Quality Blue*
Speaker: Paul Murphree, DO and David Hochheiser

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm   General Assembly Meeting with Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm   MACRA: Medicare’s Shift to Value-based Delivery
& Payment Models*

Speaker: Bob Hale, AAFP
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm   Improving Care for Post-Treatment Cancer Survivors in the Primary Care Setting*
Speaker:  Allison Harvey, MPH, CHES 
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm   Resident Poster Presentations/Reception
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm   Foundation Auction and Presidents Party

 

Saturday, August 5, 2017

7:00 am - 12:45 pm   Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Residency Directors Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am   Evaluating Newer Targeted Therapies for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Addressing Unmet Needs in the Primary Care Practice
Speaker: Barbara Goldstein, MD, MMSc
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Comorbid Conditions and Antipsychotic Use in the Patient
with Depression

Speaker: J. Sloan Manning, MD and Thomas W. Heinrich, MD
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am  

CME Session
Speaker: Dustyn Williams, MD

11:30 am - 12:30 pm  

Managing Chronic Hepatitis C in the Primary Care Setting:
Best Practices from Screening to Treatment 

Speaker:  Ricardo Franco, MD

12:45 pm - 2:45 pm   Awards and Installation Luncheon
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm   LAFP Membership Dessert Social

 

Sunday, August 6, 2017

7:00 am - 11:15 am   Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Non-CME Breakfast Symposium
8:00 am - 9:00 am   Physician Well Being: Thoughts on Burnout and Compassion 
Speaker: Elmore F. Rigamer, MD, MPA
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Preventive Medicine Recommendations Update
Speaker: Danette Null, MD
10:00 am - 11:00 am   2017 Update on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Melllitus
Speaker: Wayne Gravois, MD
11:15 am   Annual Meeting Concludes

 

 *denotes concurrent track
 
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