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11th Annual Western Michigan Liver Round-Up

July 27, 2022

Course will include new information regarding the evaluation and management of patients with hepatic steatosis and alcoholic liver disease. Case-based discussions on the current approach to patients with checkpoint inhibitor hepatotoxicity and fatty liver disease will also be presented. Continuing Education credits available https://michmed.org/3Aqgr

State of the Art: Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

July 27, 2022

The University of Michigan Transplant Center holds the State of the Art: Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation course each year to update health care professionals on topics in kidney & pancreas transplantation. After activity completion participants will be able to better educate their patients on kidney allocation, facilitate waitlisting and maintenance of waitlisting, better treat the patient with a failing kidney transplant, and effectively comanage COVID-19 infection in kidney transplant recipients. Continuing Education credits available https://michmed.org/QrMrR

David Schottenfeld Lecture

June 28, 2022

TOPIC: MALADJUSTED EPIDEMIOLOGY AND IATROGENIC HEALTH DISPARITIESJay Kaufman, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health McGill University  https://umich.zoom.us/s/96998608233 Passcode: 975625

Philip S. Brachman Memorial Lecture

June 28, 2022

TOPIC: "BEYOND MAGIC BULLETS: WHITE RACE AS SOCIAL DETERMINANT OF OPIOID CRISIS"? Helena Hansen, MD, PhD Professor and Chair Research Theme in Translational Social Science and Health Equity David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA https://umich.zoom.us/s/92018935675 Passcode: 378450

38th annual Internal Medicine Update

May 10, 2022

The 38th annual Internal Medicine Update course will take place Friday - Sunday, July 29-31 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. 7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. daily This is a clinically-focused program designed for primary care health providers interested in the diagnosis and management of clinical problems encountered in primary care. This would include family physicians, general practitioners, internists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals involved in primary care. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, Human Trafficking 101, Living to 100: Clinical Insights From the National Poll on Healthy Aging, and COVID-19: Primary…

Update on Arrhythmias & Syncope: What’s New in Arrhythmia Management 2022

April 27, 2022

Cardiac arrhythmias are common in clinical practice and affect millions of patients. Our understanding of the mechanisms of arrhythmias and management strategies rapidly evolve. The goal of this course is to present and discuss recent advances in management of cardiac arrhythmias with primary care physicians, internists and cardiologists. Participants will be able to understand and implement the newest treatment options for Ventricular Arrhythmias. Target Audience This activity is appropriate for:Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians In the fields of:Cardiovascular Medicine Learning Objectives At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: learn more…

A Critical & Acute Illness Recovery Organization (CAIRO) Case Conference: Identifying & Addressing Social Needs in Critical Illness Survivors

April 27, 2022

Join us for a discussion on social needs in critical illness survivors and their families. Our speakers will share experiences with identifying and addressing issues surrounding survivor social needs in the post-ICU clinic setting. Target Audience This activity is appropriate for:House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers In the fields of:Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Social Work Learning Objectives At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: identify the ways in which social determinants of health (including employment status, native language, immigration status…

“Holding a Space for You:” Communication and Coping in Reproductive Loss

April 15, 2022

Register in advance for this meeting:https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkc-mpqDkjE91jTDyQRRZwwmV4eAuM2Y2X After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.Ashley Hesson, M.D., Ph.D. is an Obstetrician and current Maternal Fetal Medicine fellow with a background in health care communication. She will be discussing her personal experiences caring for patients suffering from reproductive loss. She will also review recent literature and highlight best practices for communicating with patients as well as supporting provider mental health. As a part of this presentation, a new tool for teaching and practicing in reproductive loss will be introduced. Attendees will be encouraged to reflect on…

The Value of Rituals: Holding Spaces for Our Patients and Ourselves

April 15, 2022

Register in advance for this meeting:https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkce-trTIiHdPb4aNhNPdKp9oMyJqGDQAT After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.Debbie Mattison, LMSW and Toula Saratsis will describe how rituals can be effective in facilitating expression of deep feelings that have no words, to commemorate meaningful transitions and to provide a space for reflection and renewal. The focus of this workshop is to support practical skill-building regarding the intentional use of therapeutic ritual with individuals, families, and health care providers. Participants will leave the session with an evidence-based rationale for use of rituals as well as ideas for rituals to use…