2024 IAFP Annual Conference

Join us for our new 2-day format!

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Thursday, November 7, 2024

9:00 am                       Board Meeting


11:00 am                     Registration with Brunch     

11:30 am                     Annual Business Meeting

12:00 pm                     Welcome/ Introductions & Overview

12:15 pm                     Nephrology Referrals

12:45 pm                     Pediatric Anxiety & Depression

1:15 pm                       Question and Answer/ Panel Discussion

1:30 pm                       PEP/PrEP

2:00 pm                       Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders                       

2:30 pm                       Question and Answer/ Panel Discussion

3:00 pm                       American Cancer Society- Cancer Update

3:30 pm                       Resident Case Presentation                    

3:45 pm                       Question and Answer/ Panel Discussion

4:00 pm                       Awards & Recognition Ceremony
                                     Installment of Officers

5:00 pm                       Reception

6:00 pm                       Resident Medical Jeopardy

7:00 pm                       Reception Continues


Friday, November 8, 2024

7:00 am                       Registration

7:00 - 8:30 am             President's Breakfast  

7:00 - 8:00 am             Breakfast in Exhibit Hall                                                       

7:55 am                       Introductions and Announcements

8:00 am                       Pharmacologic Management of Insomnia
                                      -This presentation is sponsored by the Primary Care Education Consortium and
                                     supported by an educational grant from Idorsia.

9:00 am                       Q&A/ Panel Discussion   

9:15 am                       Break – Exhibit Hall

9:45 am                       Weight, Health and Eating Disorders        

10:05 am                     Menopause Update      

10:50 am                     Resident Case Presentation  

11:05 am                     Q&A/ Panel Discussion         

11:30 am                     Buffet Lunch

12:00 pm                     AAFP UPDATE     

12:30 pm                     Pediatric Overdose: One Pill Can Kill                         

1:00 pm                       Q & A   

1:15 pm                       Visit Exhibits

1:35 pm                       JOURNAL CLUB LIVE

2:45 pm                       2024 Invocations for ICDs                                           

3:15 pm                       Q&A

3:30 pm                       Visit Exhibits        

3:50 pm                       Wearables and AI in Cardiovascular Medicine

4:20 pm                       Workup of Anemia

4:50 pm                       Differentiating Neck Radiculopathy vs. Shoulder Pain

5:20 pm                       Q&A

5:00 pm                       Recess for the Day

Aneesa Afroze, MD, MPH, FACP, CPE, AAHIVS, CTH, Associate Chief Medical Officer, MercyONE, Director, Infection Prevention, Hospital Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Infectious Disease Consultant, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA

Holly Marie Bolger, DO, FACOG, MSCP, Clinical Associate Professor-Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Jason M. Cogdill, MD Nephrology & Internal Medicine UnityPoint Clinic Cedar Rapids, IA

Daron Gersch, MD, AAFP Vice Speaker, CentraCare - Long Prairie Hospital, Avon, MN

Carissa Gunderson, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Ian Lin, MD, Orthpaedic Surgeon, Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons, Des Moines, IA

Laura Makaroff, DO, Senior Vice President, Cancer Prevention, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA

Douglas W. Martin, MD, FAAFP, FACOEM, FAADEP, CNOS, Dakota Dunes

Sandy Robertson, PharmD, Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency Program, Concord, NC

Sara Schwatken, Ph.D., LP, HSPP, CEDS, Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa, Fort Dodge, IA

Anna Shook, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice - Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, PGY1 Residency Program Director - Mary Greeley Medical Center, Des Moines, IA

Kevin T. Schleich, PharmD, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Department of Family Medicine University of Iowa Healthcare, Iowa City, IA

Denise Sorrentino, MD, FHRS, FACC, Physician Chief Operating Officer, Iowa Heart Center/MercyOne, Des Moines, IA

Andrea Weber, MD, MME, Clinical Associate Professor, Assistant Director of Addiction Medicine, Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Residency, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Jason Wilbur, MD, FAAFP, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

The AAFP has reviewed 76th Annual Clinical Education Conference and deemed it acceptable for up to 11.50 Live AAFP Prescribed credit(s). Term of Approval is from 11/07/2024 to 11/08/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

The material presented at this program is being made available by the IAFP for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent only, or necessarly best, methods or proedures appropriate for the medical situations discusses; but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty, which may be helpful to other who face similar situations. The IAFP disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to any individual attending this program and for all calims, which may arise out of the use of the techniques, demonstrated therin by such individuals, whether a physician or any other person shall assert these claims.

Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the data presented at this program. Physicians may care to check specific details such as drug doses and contraindications, ctc., in standard sources prior to clinical application.

Materials will be produced solely for the education of attendees. Any use of content or the name of the speaker or the IAFP is prohibited without written consent of the IAFP. The schedule is subject to change.

Prairie Meadows Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, IA 50009

Special Conference room rates are $135 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 21, 2024 to receive this rate. 

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