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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 - 4:30 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 Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction
Speaker: David E. Moll, MD
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am   Louisiana’s Heroin Epidemic and the Overuse
of Opioids

Speaker: William “Beau” Clark, MD,
East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner
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 :Paul Doghramji, MD
This CME activity is funded by an educational grant to
LAFP from the National Sleep Foundation

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,  David Neubauer, MD, and
Stephen Sheldon, DO
This CME activity is funded by an educational grant to LAFP
from the National Sleep Foundation
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm  
Diagnosing and Treating Common Sleep Disorders
in Primary Care

Speaker: Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, David Neubauer, MD, and
Stephen Sheldon, DO
This CME activity is funded by an educational grant to LAFP
from the National Sleep Foundation
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm   Foundation Golf Tournament
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm   Welcome Reception

 

Friday, August 4, 2017

7:00 am - 3:00 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
   

Alternative Payment Models:  Where Are We Now?
Speaker: Nadine Robin

9:00 am - 10:00 am  

Horse or Zebra? Considering Less Common Diagnoses
When Evaluating Dyspnea

Speaker: Steven Nathan, MD
This CME activity is funded by an educational grant to
LAFP from The France Foundation

    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
This CME activity is funded by an educational grant to
LAFP from Fortis
   

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
   

Antibiotic Stewardship 
Speaker:  Mark Alanin Déry DO, MPH, FACOI

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 Hall, 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 - 2:45 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
This CME activity is funded by an educational grant to
LAFP from Integrity
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
This CME activity is funded by an educational grant to
LAFP from the Novus
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am  

The Future Physician: Chronic Disease Championed
By Primary Care... With A Little Help From A Few Friends

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
This CME activity is funded by an educational grant
to LAFP from PVI

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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