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Chicago Essential Evidence 2019 Schedule

Friday, April 12, 2019    

TIME        TOPIC                                                                     SPEAKER
8:30-9:45    Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits        

9:45-10:00      Welcome and Introduction                               Emma Daisy, MD/ Vince Keenan/ John Hickner, MD        
10:00-10:30    Cardiovascular Update                                    Dr. Ferenchick        
10:30-11:00    Pediatric Potpourri                                           Dr. Rowland        
11:00-11:30    Depression and Anxiety                                   Dr. Hickner        
11:30-12:00    Clinical Inquiries                                              Dr.  Guthmann

12:00-12:30     Lunch
12:30-1:00    Help Desk Answers                                           Dr. Guthmann
1:00-1:30      Cerebrovascular Disease                                  Dr. Ferenchick
1:30-2:00      PURLS 1                                                           Dr.  Rowland
2:00-2:30      Diet, nutrition, obesity                                       Dr. Grief

2:30-3:00     Break
3:00-3:30    PURLS 2                                                           Dr. Rowland    
3:30-4:00    Integrative Medicine: Focus on Probiotics        Dr. Hickner    
4:00-4:30    Diabetes                                                            Dr. Ferenchick
4:30-5:30    Editor's Choice                                                  Drs. Ferenchick, Hickner, Rowland    
Saturday April 13

7:30- 8:00    Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:30     Medical Marijuana                                            Dr. Rowland
8:30-9:00     Headache                                                         Dr. Hickner        
9:00-9:30     Hypertension                                                    Dr. Ferenchick        
9:30-10:00   Sleep problems                                                Dr. Woznica

10:00-10:30    Break

10:30-11:00    Musculoskeletal                                          Dr. Hickner    
11:00-11:30    GI and Liver                                                Dr. Ferenchick
11:30-12:00    Prevention and Screening                          Dr. Grief        
12:00-12:30    GU Update                                                 Dr. Hickner
12:30-12:45    Closing and Complete Evaluations            Dr.   Hickner

1:00 - 4:30     AAFP's Physician Health First                        
Presented by Mark B. Stephens, MD MS FAAFP,  Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in State College, PA.


CME Information for this Meeting

Accreditation-  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the sponsorship of the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP). The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation -AMA PRA Category 1 - The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity, Chicago Essential Evidence Topics for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. 

This Live activity, Chicago Essential Evidence 2019, with a beginning date of 04/12/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure Statement

The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians adheres to the conflict of interest policy of the ACCME and the AMA. It is the policy of Illinois AFP to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All individuals in a position to control the content in our programs are expected to disclose any relationships they may have with commercial companies whose products or Services may be mentioned so that participants may evaluate the objectivity of the presentations. In addition, any discussion of off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices will be disclosed by the faculty. Only those participants who have no conflict of interest or who agree to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in the CME activity.

Dr. Hickner, Dr. Hobbs, Dr. Rowland, Dr. Grief and Dr. Guthmann disclosed no relevant financial relationship or interest with a proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.