Practice-Changing Education


Past participants of this course consistently report that this program has inspired and improved their clinical practice and outcomes. Here are a few comments from recent attendees:

“As Chief Medical Officer of my hospital, I have used a lot of the material from this course in medical staff education, improving performance metrics, improving antibiotic stewardship, pain management and narcotic ordering, to name a few.”

“This course has greatly improved my approach to TB screening, my evaluation of CV in women, and has taught me to optimize clinical screening across systems.”

“I thought the information concerning infectious diseases, immunotherapy, CA screening and Rx was exceptional, along with many other areas.”

“I have begun employing alternative techniques for valve disorders and new treatments for viral hepatitis that I learned in this course.”

“The lectures on septic shock, breast cancer prevention & treatment, CAD in women, and obesity were pivotal.”

“I have found the clinical guidelines for chronic cough, the education on treatment of hypernatremia and on antibiotic choice in STI to be practice-changing.”

“This course has encouraged me to undertake a more aggressive review of immunizations for my adult patients by making some system changes. I also am more vigilant in screening for acute HIV, and I now keep a journal of medical mistakes.”

“This course really helps me to be a better clinician.”

“I now have a more systematic approach to LFT abnormalities and much broader principles to guide my care of obese patients.”

“All syncope patients in my practice now get a work-up for PE.”

“I have adjusted my approach to elevated creatinine, to Na and acid base disorders, and to connective tissue disorders because of what I learned at this course.”

“I am a rheumatologist, and I have improved patient care in several areas outside my specialty, such as prevention of electrolytes imbalance, appropriate use of antibiotics for common infections, better approach to infections in the immuno-compromised host, and improved cancer screening.”

“This course had excellent reviews of HTN guidelines, rheumatology, dysnatremias, acid base for the internist, and updates in depression and anxiety.”

“The CPC presentation was fascinating--and while the presenter did an amazing job, it was equally powerful to hear from the patient. This was an important reminder that no matter what we do and how much we may know, the most important thing is to listen to our patients.”

“The enthusiasm of the lecturers was paramount to making this intense week very worthwhile and engaging.  The case-based lectures were outstanding.”

“After taking this course, I have increased my diagnostic efforts in relation to TB and have redoubled my efforts to provide aggressive treatment to my diabetic patients.”

“Attending this course has helped me to become much more comfortable with the new diabetic and cardiac meds.”

“My acid-base diagnoses have improved, and I have changed my approach in hyponatremia.”

“I have incorporated the clinical fragility scale into my practice as another way to describe a patient’s functional status.”

“The quality of the speakers, the structure of their presentations, and the relevance of the information presented were all top-notch.”

“This program introduced me to a number of online resources that I now use to aid in my diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making.”

“I deal with college-age patients. I have changed my approach to testing for TB and more aggressive treatment, and have updated our approach to travel vaccines, as well as altering regimens in our patients with anxiety/depression.”

“The innovative prevention measures and medical therapies presented at this course have changed my practice.”

Since taking this course, I now have a more organized approach to dealing with LDCT scanning for lung cancer screening and use the IDSA online as a resource before contacting an ID consult.”

“I learned about the newest advances at this course, all of which will help me in taking care of my patients.”

“I have a new C-diff prescription protocol.”

“I am much more confident in my treatment approach for obesity and in understanding whom to recommend for surgery.”

“This course convinced me to become more aggressive in my NASH treatment and follow-up.”

“The acute focus of this program on advances rather than a review of pathophysiology, and its success in aligning the clinical to the scientific, maintained my interest and absorption of knowledge.”

“Having the opportunity to interact with and ask questions of the presenters has been very helpful to my thinking and practice.”

“My practice has learned to make better use of thyroid scans, to use fecal capsules appropriately, and to do a better job testing for TB.”

“As Chief Medical Officer for BCBS in my state, I have been convinced to improve the rate of post-menopausal women eligible for ERT, to develop shared decision-making tools for patients with prostate cancer, and to sponsor studies to accelerate bionic pancreas development.”

“This course has taught me better and more balanced use of opioids for chronic pain.”

“The speakers had the ability to relay concise practice pearls in an informative, professional but non-didactic manner.”

“I have increased my vaccine advocacy and have improved my approach to DM2.”

“I have become more aggressive in use of statins. I use DOACs more often.  I keep rheumatoid on differential when labs are negative.”

“I have started to advocate for better incorporating psychiatry/psychology services into my practice.”

“I am a clinical instructor in Internal Medicine. My primary teaching assignment is medical students in a community hospital setting. The quality of the information and update of my knowledge base will benefit my capacity to instruct using the most current principles and information available.”

“The protocol for sepsis that I learned at this course has been very useful.”

“In the European country where I trained, there's sometimes an inverted relationship between academic excellence and clinical excellence. These Harvard professors seemed to be excellent in both academic as well as clinical skills. Wonderful! Interactive! Most professors were so passionate about their jobs and themes!”

“The integration and dynamics among the speakers, during their individual presentation, as well as during group panel dissection of cases, was the most exceptional element of the event.”