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COVID-19 Physician Education

IAFP webinars
Weekly clinical & practice management education for family physicians and their clinical colleagues. Every Tuesday & Thursday at 8pm CT


NEW TIME! September 29, 2020 @ 7:00 PM CT - Managing Obesity through COVID-19

Get advice from Dr. Auriemma and Dr. Okeagu on how to manage your patients with obesity during COVID-19.  Share your challenges and questions in treating your patients.

Anthony Auriemma, MD, JD, is medical director for AMITA Health Weight Loss Solutions.  He graduated from Loyola University Medical School, completed his family medicine residency at AMITA Hinsdale, received his law degree from John Marshall Law School.  His is a diplomat of ABFM and ABOM.

Uzoma Okeagu, PharmD, is a medical science liaison for Novo Nordisk. He graduated from University of Michigan School of Pharmacy.  He is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist.


Learning Objectives


  • Provide an overview of obesity pathophysiology
  • Summarize obesity prevalence in the US over time
  • Discuss risk factors that contribute to weight gain and obesity
  • Explain the hormonal adaptation to weight loss and its effect on body weight regulation
  • Share current guidelines for medical management of weight loss
  • Describe relationship between obesity and poor COVID-19 outcomes


Register for 9/29

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IAFP Online Enduring Materials
To complete these courses, please login to cme.iafp.com. Your username for this site is unique and is NOT your IAFP or AAFP login.  If this is your first time visiting our education website, you will need to register and create a (free!) account.  

Post-Hospitalization of patients with COVID-19
Presented by Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH & Curtis Weiss, MD, MS

Recorded on May 12, 2020

The Collaborative Care Model: Increasing Access to Behavioral Health
Presented by James G MacKenzie DO, Neha V. Gupta, MD & Shannon Goebel Paul
Recorded on May 5, 2020

Telehealth and Business Continuity
Presented by Gregory E. Smith, MD and moderated by Daniel Marino
Recorded April 30, 2020

Three Effective Coping Strategies in Crisis
Presented by Raymond A. Kane MSW, LCPC and Lucy Zielinski, Lumina Health Partners, is a practice management consultant, specializing in solo/small group practices.  Ms. Zielinski has worked with IAFP for 15+ years to aid practices.
Recorded on April 28, 2020

Home Care & COVID-19
Presented by Thomas Cornwell, MD, Senior Medical Director at Village Medical at Home
Recorded on April 21, 2020

Improving Telehealth in your Practice
Presented by Jim Cunnar, MD & Lucy Zielinski of Lumina Health Partners
Recorded on April 16th2020

Telehealth - How to Start or Improve Services
Farah Turk, MD, a family physician in solo practice teams up with Lucy Zielinski to present how to start or improve telehealth services in their practice, implement coding for telehealth whether by telephone, video or email and help access list of health plans' telehealth rules and advisories.
Recorded on April 9th, 2020

Acute Respiratory Infection with special guest appearance by super-villain SARS-CoV-2
Bruce Barrett, MD, PhD, MS, family physician at University of Wisconsin, will presents the latest research findings on screening, diagnosing, and treating COVID-19.  
Recorded on April 7, 2020


Other Education

Special ECHO-Chicago sessions - COVID-19 in Adult Populations with Case Presentations
Wednesday, May 27th, 5:30-6:30 PM CST
Join the The University of Chicago Medicine for a didactic led by infectious disease specialists, Drs. Jennifer Pisano and Stephen Schrantz, and geriatrician Dr. Kate Thompson, followed by case presentations. Participants are invited to present a patient case for discussion with the expert panel.
Registration is required. Please register here.

AAFP COVID-19 CME Webinar Series

AAFP Pandemic Self-Study Package: COVID-19

AAFP Town Hall webinars on demand

Essential Evidence Plus online - Coronavirus SARS-CoV1 infection (SARS) & Coronavirus SARS-CoV2 infection (COVID-19)

Texas Academy of Family Physicians’ Business Continuity Webinars

JAMA Network YouTube - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&As series

Society of Critical Care Medicine COVID Resources for the Non-ICU Clinician

Pri-Med Coronavirus (COVID-19) CME and Resources

ECHO-Chicago COVID-19 Resources 

COVID-19 OB / Neonatal resources    

Indiana University Project ECHO CME 

National Institutes of Health Coronavirus Center

Stanford University CME Center on COVID-19

The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians is partnering with CHI St. Gabriel’s Health Project ECHO, the Minnesota Department of Human Services and Stratis Health to host a free weekly virtual education on COVID-19 in Minnesota.  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:15-1:30 pm Central

Other COVID-19 Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Resources for Homeless SheltersCOVID-19 ASL VideosCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partner ToolkitFEMA: Coronavirus Rumor Prevention ControlHealth Equity InitiativeIllinois Department of Human RightsNational LGBT Cancer Network: Coronavirus InformationNational Network to End Domestic ViolenceWorld Health Organization