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75th Annual Assembly and Exhibition

The 75th Annual Assembly and Exhibition was held August 18-21 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, LA.  Overall, there were 113 attendees and 59 exhibitors. 

This year’s conference offered attendees a robust CME agenda of 19 hours of Prescribed credit led by local and nationally known faculty.   

Platinum Sponsor, Aetna Better Health of Louisiana, hosted a VooDoo BBQ themed Welcome Reception on Thursday evening for attendees, their families, and exhibitors.  Our members came together for General Assembly on Friday.  During lunch, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield, attendees received annual updates from American Academy of Family Physicians and Blue Cross Blue Shield.  The President’s Party, sponsored by Platinum Sponsor, Tulane Family Medicine, celebrated the 75th Anniversary with a gala on Friday evening. 

Topics of the assembly were presented by both local speakers and national speakers including:

Thursday, August 18, 2022

A Breath of Fresh Air: New Treatment Strategies for Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps
Speaker: Neil Skolnik, MD and Eileen Wang, MD, MPH
This activity is provided by Potomac Center for Medical Education and supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sanofi.

Physician Burnout: What Is It and What Can We Do About It?
Speaker: Christopher Foret, MD
 
Obesity Treatment without Surgery
Speaker: Charles Webb, DO, CAQSM, FAMSSM, FAAFP
 
AACE Advanced Diabetes Technologies – Conversations and Collaborations
Speaker: Jeff Unger, MD, FAAFP, FACE
This activity is provided by American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) and supported by an educational grant from Abbott Diabetes Care, DexCom, Lilly, Medtronic and Novo Nordisk.
 
Recognition and Management of Axial Spondyloarthritis: Best Practices for the Family Medicine Physicians
Speaker: Stephen M. Lindsey, MD
This activity is provided by a partnership with PeerView Institute for Medical Education and supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
 
Sleep Medicine Issues and Approaches for the Primary Care Physician
Speaker: David B. Ware, MD
 
A Primary Care Approach to Hepatitis C
Speaker: Laura Rachal, MD

Friday, August 19, 2022

Getting Ahead of the Curve: Identifying and Managing Obesity in Primary Care
Speaker: Donna H. Ryan, MD, FTOS
This activity is provided by a partnership with PeerView Institute for Medical Education and supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.
 
Optimizing the Benefits of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Speaker: Louis Kuritzky, MD
This activity is provided by a partnership with Primary Care Education Consortium and supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.
 
COPD: Filling in the Gaps
Speaker: Louis Kuritzky, MD
This activity is provided by a partnership with Primary Care Education Consortium and supported by an educational grant from Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals.
 
Pulmonary Nodules - Screening, Diagnostics, and Treatments
Speaker: Emily Cassidy, MD
This activity is provided by a partnership with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Primary Care Call to Action for VTE Management: Sharpen Your Skills in the Recognition, Treatment, and Secondary Prevention
Speaker: Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MSc
This activity is provided by a partnership with PeerView Institute for Medical Education and supported by an educational grant from Bristol Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance.
 
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV): Recognizing and Mitigating Risk in Vulnerable Adults
Speaker: Stefan Gravenstein, MD, MPH
This activity is provided by a partnership with Vemco MedEd and supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP.
 
Seeing Eye to Eye: Improving Outcomes Among Rural Spanish-Speaking Latinx Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy or Diabetic Macular Edema
Speaker: J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, PhD, FACS
This activity is provided by a partnership with PeerView Institute for Medical Education and supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
 
Next Steps for the Pulseless Foot
Speaker: James Craven, MD
This activity is provided by a partnership with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.
 
Who's Afraid of the Big Black Box: Understanding Black Box Warnings and Implications for Patient Care
Speakers: Teri O’Neal, MD and Terry Nguyen, PharmD

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Non-CME Breakfast Symposium: X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, Disease State Discussion
Speaker: Gnanagurudasan Prakasam, MD, MRCP, MHA
Sponsored by: Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals
 
Treatment Strategies for Basal Insulins to Manage Time-in-Range and Glucose Variability to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes
Speaker: Neil Skolnik, MD
This activity is provided by AcademicCME and is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi.
 
A Migraine Journey Through A Woman’s Life
Speaker: Sara Crystal, MD
This activity is provided by American Headache Society and is supported by an educational grant from Lilly.
 
Adult and Pediatric Sports Injuries – The Role of the Community Provider: What to Never Miss!
Speaker: Charles Webb, DO, CAQSM, FAMSSM, FAAFP
 
 

Questions?


Contact:
Ragan LeBlanc
Executive Vice President
(225) 923-3313
rleblanc@lafp.org
 

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