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This course will be held again on
June 11 - 16, 2018.

Information contained in this site is for the 2017 program.
Information for the 2018 program coming soon.

 

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Updates for Internal Medicine and Its Subspecialties

This program, the 58th Annual Internal Medicine Update from the leading clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, provides comprehensive instruction to ensure clinicians are current with the latest evidence and best practices for:

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrinology
  • Rheumatology
  • Nephrology
  • Travel Medicine
  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Immunotherapies and Biologics
  • Women’s Health
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Palliative Care
  • Dermatology
  • Pain Medicine

Practical, Results-Focused Education for Ambulatory and Inpatient Settings

Enhance your skills and optimize your patient outcomes by joining Harvard Medical School’s most distinguished faculty—across all relevant fields of Internal Medicine—as they provide updates, best practices and clinical strategies designed to improve day-to-day practice in both ambulatory and inpatient settings.

►Now in its 58th year, this program is among the highest-rated Harvard Medical School CME courses.

Program Highlights:

Highlights of the 2018 program, comprising 90+ high-impact, incisive educational sessions, include:

  • Comprehensive updates across all areas of Internal Medicine presented by Harvard Medical School’s leading clinical faculty and most distinguished teachers
  • Specific evidence-based recommendations to incorporate updates into practice for optimized patient care and outcomes
  • Outcomes-driven strategies to improve diagnosis and management of diseases seen in both ambulatory and inpatient settings
  • Case-based sessions and daily Q&A sessions with Harvard faculty
  • Expanded treatment options for:
    • Diabetes (including new technologies)
    • Cardiovascular Disease (including CVD in women)
    • Obesity (including medical and surgical management)
    • Cancer screening strategies
    • Women’s Health 
    • COPD, Asthma and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    • Practical applications of Pharmacology to daily medical practice  
  • The state of the art in:
    • Coronary artery disease screening
    • Acute coronary syndrome management
    • Anticoagulation strategies
    • Thromboembolic disease and its complications
    • Immunotherapies and biologics
    • IBD, functional bowel disorders, eosinophilic syndromes and upper tract diseases
    • Emerging infections and clinical management of pneumonia
    • HIV medicine, care of the immunosuppressed host, and skin/soft tissue infections 
    • Management of C. difficile (including new therapies)
    • Immunization and travel medicine strategies
    • Diagnostic and treatment strategies for viral hepatitis
    • Addiction medicine, including safe opioid prescription
    • Acute kidney injury, acid-base disorders and care of patients with chronic kidney disease
    • Vasculitis, SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and more
    • Osteoporosis management and approach to the patient with menopausal symptoms
    • Diagnosis and management of anxiety and depression  
  • The latest guidelines for:
    • Breast cancer and GYN cancer screening
    • Additional cancer screening (including prostate and colon)
    • Hyperlipidemia and hypertension
    • Diagnosis and management of sepsis
    • Rational antibiotic use in the era of rising antimicrobial resistance  
  • A live, interactive New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)  Clinicopathologic Conference (CPC) session

Optional Half-Day Add-On Workshop
Treating Obesity in Internal Medicine: Strategies and Tools to Optimize Patient Care and Outcomes
Saturday Afternoon, 1:45 pm – 5:00 pm

This special and timely workshop provides strategies, tools, and guidance to treat obesity and its comorbidities more effectively. This education ensures you are current with the latest data and clinical practices for treating obesity, including:

  • Lifestyle-Directed Anti-Obesity Therapy
  • Pharmacological Treatment of Obesity
  • Surgical Treatment of Obesity

Seating is limited for this special program. To be assured of a spot, early registration is strongly recommended.