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Thursday, November 15, 2018

IAFP BUSINESS MEETINGS

8:00 am       PAC Board Meeting

9:00 am       Foundation Board Meeting

10:30 am     Education and Membership Committee Meetings

12:30 pm     Advocacy Committee Meeting

2:30 pm       Board Meeting

ANNUAL CLINICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE OPENS

4:00 pm       Registration

5:00 pm       Annual Business Meeting

5:45 pm      Welcome/ Introductions & Overview

6:00 pm      The History of Family Medicine –Robert Rakel, MD

6:30 pm      Physician Burn Out/Wellness, How to Protect the Family Physician- Reid Blackwelder, MD

7:00 pm      What Your Patients Hear When You Talk About Weightloss and How to Help Them– Matt Hoover

8:00 pm      Question and Answer/ Panel Discussion

8:15 pm      Recess

8:15-9:15 pm 2018 Donor Appreciation Reception - (In recognition of 2018 Donors of the IAFP Foundation, Rural Loan Repayment Program and PrimCare PAC) * Members must have donor ribbon to attend.


Friday, November 16, 2018

7:00 am       Registration

7:00 am       Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:30 am       Introductions and Announcements

7:40 am       Screening Tests for CAD & What to do with the Results- Philip Bear, DO

8:10 am       Dermoscopy- Holley Bermel, DO

8:40 am       Sideline Evaluation of the Injured Athlete- Sarah Bancroft, DO

9:10 am       Q & A/Panel Discussion

9:25 am       Break – Exhibit Hall

9:45 am       COPD Guideline Changes- Douglas Hornick, MD

10:15 am     How to Work Efficiently with Medical Students in Your Practice- Reid Blackwelder, MD

10:45 am     Q & A/Panel Discussion

11:00 am     Lunch and Keynote Presentation: AAFP UPDATE

12:00 pm     Visit Exhibits

12:20 pm     JOURNAL CLUB LIVE – Mark Graber, MD and Jason Wilbur, MD

1:20 pm       PPI Use, GERD, and Surveillance – Michael O’Brien, MD

1:50 pm      Multiple Sclerosis- Bruce Hughes, MD

2:20 pm      Q & A /Panel Discussion

2:35 pm      Recognize Members

2:45 pm      Break in Exhibit Hall

3:15 pm      Caring for Patients over 65- Julia Jenkins, MD

3:45 pm      Insulin Talk- Morgan Herring, PharmD, BCPS

4:15 pm      The Mediterannean Diet: How to Make it Work in the Primary Care Setting- Louis Kuritzky, MD

4:45 pm      Q & A /Panel Discussion

5:00 pm      Recess for the Day

5:30 pm      Reception/ Resident Medical Jeopardy

6:00 pm      Banquet Reception

7:00 pm      Installation & Awards Banquet

9:00 pm      Post-Banquet Reception

 

Saturday, November 17, 2018

7:15 am      Past President’s Breakfast

7:30 am      Breakfast for Registrants

8:30 am      Using Body Language in Practice- Robert Rakel, MD

9:00 am      Successful Management of the Difficult Patient: Office Conflicts and Solutions- Louis Kuritzky, MD

9:30 am      The Top 10 New Drugs in the Last 18 Months: How and Why (or WHY NOT) to Use Them - Louis Kuritzky, MD

10:30 am    Q&A Panel Discussion

11:00 am    Adjourn

OPTIONAL SESSION - ADDITIONAL FEE REQUIRED

8:00 am Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA) – Health Behavior - Mark Graber, MD and Jason Wilbur, MD

Reid Blackwelder, MD

Dr. Blackwelder is a Past President and Board Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is Professor of Family Medicine at the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He also serves as Director of the Medical Student Education Division for the Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Blackwelder has been advocating on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system, specifically to implement effective team-based patient-centered care.

 

Matt Hoover

Iowa native Matt Hoover was the winner of season 2 of NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser. Prior to competing on the show, Matt became one of the best high school wrestlers in state history by winning two state championships. He was recruited to wrestle for the University of Iowa. However, After his wrestling career ended, Matt lost the motivation to stay fit, healthy, and athletic. He became severely overweight, and all aspects of his life suffered as a result. Since the finale, he has shared his story across the country on both tv and in publications. He continues to inspire others by publicly speaking about health, wellness and weight loss.

 

Louis Kuritzky, MD

Dr. Kuritzky is a nationally recognized speaker, having given over 1,300 presentations over his career on topics including Allergy, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Doctor-Patient Relationship, Immunizations, Inter-Professional Relations, Orthopedics, Public Health, Radiology, and Urology. In addition, he has authored over 150 publications. Dr. Kuritzky is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Main Street Clinic in Gainesville, Florida.

 

Robert Rakel, MD

Dr. Rakel is recognized as one of the founding fathers of family medicine, and has authored a number of texts in the field, including Textbook of Family Medicine. From 1986 to 1993 Dr. Rakel was host of “Family Practice Update” on Lifetime Medical Television. He has served as president of the American Osler Society, the Student American Medical Association (now the American Medical Student Association [AMSA]), and as vice-president of the American Board of Family Practice (now the American Board of Family Medicine). He has served on the editorial boards of JAMA, the Archives of Internal Medicine, Consultant, the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and others. In Addition, he served as a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Family and Community Medicine of Baylor College of Medicine.

Prairie Meadows Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 957-3000

Special Conference room rates are $109 single/double + tax per night. Please
identify yourself as part of the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians when booking
a room to receive special room rates. Reserve your room before October 19,
2018 to receive this rate.

CME Application is Pending.

Exhibit at the 2018 IAFP Annual Conference

Exhibiting at the Annual Conference gives you an exciting opportunity to interact with family physicians face-to-face and puts your message about your product, service or organization in front of a captive audience. The 2018 IAFP Annual Conference will be held November 16, 2018 at the Prairie Meadows Conference Center.

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