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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, July 22, 2021

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

Registration Desk Open

7:00 am - 8:00 am

 

Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: Louisiana Healthcare Connections

8:00 am - 9:00 am

 

The Role of the Family Practice Provider in the Diagnosis,
Management, and Referral of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Speaker: Atul Deodhar, MD, MRCP, DNB, FACR, FACP

This activity is provided by Integrity Continuing Education and
supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Corporation.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

 

The Approach to the Athlete with Intellectual Disabilities

Speaker: Peter H. Seidenberg, MD, MA, FAAFP, FACSM, RMSK

10:00 am - 10:30 am

 

Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by DairyMAX

10:30 am - 11:30 am

 

An In-Depth Look Into the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines
for Americans

Speaker: Toby Amidor MS, RD, CDN

This activity is provided by a sponsorship from DairyMAX.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

 

Lunch with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Aledade

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm 

 

Monkey Bars….Is It Safe to Play Outside?

Speaker: Charles Webb, DO, CAQSM, FAMSSM, FAAFP

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

 

Advances in Cancer Screening and Detection: What PCPs
Need to Know

Speaker: Donald Richards, MD, PhD

This activity is provided by a partnership with Potomac Center
for Medical Education and supported by an educational grant
from Grail, Inc.

2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

 

Foundation Golf Tournament

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

 

Common Cutaneous Disorders in Children- Practical
Treatments for the Family Doctor

Speaker: Aimee Coscarart, MD

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 

COVID-19: Applying Principles of Value-based Care
to Underserved Populations and Providers in a Crisis

Speaker: Kevin Stephens, MD, MBA

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Aetna Better Health of Louisiana

Friday, July 23, 2021

7:00 am - 12:45 pm

 

Registration Desk Open

7:00 am - 8:00 am

 

Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Aetna Better Health of Louisiana

8:00 am - 9:00 am

 

HCV Treatment in the Family Medicine Clinic: A
Case‐Based
Approach

Speaker: Lesley Miller, MD, FACP

This activity is provided by the North Carolina Academy of Family
Physicians and Med-IQ and is supported by an educational grant
from Gilead.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

 

Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in T2DM:
Personalizing Antihyperglycemic Therapy

Speakers: Jay Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP and Eugene Wright,
Jr., MD

This activity is provided by Potomac Center for Medical Education
and is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

10:00 am - 10:45 am

 

Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Ochsner Health

10:45 am - 11:45 am

 

Obesity: The Disease and Its Management

Speakers: Christopher Still, DO, FACP, FTOS and Donna Ryan, MD

This activity is provided by Potomac Center for Medical Education
and is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, and Merck & Co., Inc.

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

 

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: 2021 Update and New
Guidelines for Primary Care Physicians

Speaker: Philip Schauer, MD, FACS, FASMBS

This activity is provided by a sponsorship from Our Lady of the Lake
Regional Medical Center.

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

General Assembly Meeting with Lunch
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 

Foundation Fundraiser and Presidents Party
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

Saturday, July 24, 2021

7:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

Registration Desk Open

7:00 am - 8:00 am

 

Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

8:00 am - 9:00 am

 

Protecting Against HPV-related Cancers: Maximizing
Opportunities During the COVID-19 Era

Speaker: Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP

This activity is provided by a partnership with VemcoMed.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

 

Front Lines of Family Medicine: Management and Prevention
of Influenza in High-Risk Patients

Speaker: John J. Russell, MD

This activity is provided by the North Carolina Academy of Family
Physicians and Spire Learning and is supported by an educational
grant from Genentech.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

 

Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Healthy Blue

10:30 am - 11:30 am

 

A New Era in Cardiometabolic Risk Reduction

Speaker: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP

This activity is provided by Primary Care Education Consortium and is
supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

Management of Hyperlipidemia in the Family Medicine
Setting: Diagnosis, Management and the Role of Emerging
Lipid-lowering Therapies

Speaker: Paul Ziajka, MD, PhD

This activity is provided by Peerview Institute for Medical Education.

12:45 pm - 2:45 pm

 

Awards and Installation Luncheon
Sponsored by Louisiana Healthcare Connections

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Champagne Toast
Sponsored by Louisiana Healthcare Connections

Sunday, July 25, 2021

8:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Registration Desk Open

8:00 am - 9:00 am

 

Non-CME Breakfast Symposium

“A Next Step in LDL-C Lowering Therapy: NEXLETOL and NEXLIZET
Oral Nonstatin Therapies”

Speaker: Denzil Moraes, MD, FACC

This activity is provided by Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

 

Dazed and Confused - So Your Athlete Has a Concussion,
Now What?

Speaker: Kenneth Aguirre, MD

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation

Speaker: David Casey, MD, PhD, FSCAI

11:15 am

 

Annual Meeting Concludes

 
 
 
 

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