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Chicago Essential Evidence 2020 Schedule

Friday, March 20, 2020

TIME                   TOPIC                                                                    SPEAKER              
7:15-8:00 am      Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits        

8:00-8:15 am     Welcome and Introduction                                   Dr. Hasnain, Dr.
Hickner & Mr. Keenan
8:15-8:45 am     Screening                                                             Dr. Ebell
8:45-9:15 am     Anticoagulation and Atrial Fibrillation                   Dr. Ferenchick
9:15-9:45 am     Vitamin D                                                              Dr.Hickner
9:45-10:15 am   PURLS 1                                                              Dr. Rowland

10:15-10:45 am  Break and Exhibits
10:45-11:15 am  Acute respiratory infections                                Dr. Ebell
11:15-11:45 am  PURLS 2                                                             Dr. Rowland        
11:45-12:15 pm  CV disease (CHD/PVD)                                      Dr. Ferenchick

12:15-1:00 pm   Lunch

1:00-1:30 pm    Dermatology Update                                             Dr. Ebell        
1:30-2:00 pm    Pediatric potpourri                                                 Dr. Hall        
2:00-2:30 pm    Dementia                                                               Dr. Ferenchick

2:30-3:00 pm    Break and Exhibits
3:00-3:30 pm    Musculoskeletal                                                     Dr  Hickner        
3:30-4:00 pm    Lower GI                                                                Dr. Ebell
4:00-4:30 pm    New Drug Evaluations                                           Dr. Paul Stranges’
4:30-5:00 pm    Editor's Choice 1                                                   Drs. Ebell, Ferenchick, Hickner    
Saturday March 21, 2020

7:30- 8:00 am   Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am   Chest Pain Evaluation                                            Dr. Ebell    
8:30-9:00 am   COPD and Asthma Update                                    Dr. Hickner        
9:00-9:30 am   Help Desk Answers                                                Dr. Guthmann            
9:30-10:00 am Hyperlipidemia                                                       Dr. Ferenchick

10:00-10:30 am    Break and Exhibits

10:30-11:00 am   Editor’s Choice 2                                                  Drs. Ebell, Ferenchick, Hickner    
11:00-11:30 am    Exercise and Rehab                                             Dr. Ferenchick    
11:30-12:00 pm    Clinical Inquiries                                                   Dr. Guthmann        
12:00-12:30 pm    Geriatrics                                                             Dr. Hickner        
12:30-12:45 pm    Closing and Complete Evaluations                     Dr. Hickner/Keenan

 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 11 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. 

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

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. Ferenchick, Dr. Guthmann, Dr. Ebell, Dr. Hall, Dr. HasnainDr. Rowland, Dr. Strange and Vince Keenan disclosed no relevant financial relationship or interest with a proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.