2014 Annual Meeting

 

November 15-16, 2014
Hyatt Regency Downtown
Houston, Texas

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The Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians– your partner and champion of internal medicine – is coming to Houston this November! We invite you to join us, and your friends and colleagues from all across our great state, for this exceptional meeting. With an emphasis on Team Practice in Medicine, we invite you to experience a meeting that combines scientific updates, procedural workshops, and the latest news and resources from ACP to provide you with comprehensive tools for your practice.  This year’s annual meeting is planned for November 15–16, at the Hyatt Regency Downtown.

Pre-course sessions will provide the opportunity to obtain credit toward the American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification. The ABIM’s Self-Evaluation Process Modules on Office-Based Internal Medicine and Hospital-Based Internal Medicine will be offered on Friday, November 14. Seating will be limited to 30 to provide an interactive learning format and audience response system.

The TXACP meeting is not limited to ACP members. Nonmembers are welcome to join us for this important clinical update and to learn about the benefits of membership at the same time. We encourage you to share this information with your colleagues.

Sincerely,

Robert E. Jackson, MD, FACP
Governor, Texas Southern Region

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP
Governor, Texas Northern Region

Roger Khetan, MD, FACP, FHM
President, Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians

Scroll down to peruse the Faculty, CME Accreditation and Learning Objectives.

On-site Internet Access please note, Wi-fi will NOT be accessible in General Session. Remember to download and save the syllabus and all handouts to your electronic device to access during event.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Who Should Attend

  • General internists
  • Subspecialty internists
  • Family physicians
  • Fellows in subspecialty training
  • Allied Health practitioners
  • Residents
  • Medical Students interested in internal medicine

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Meeting Registration

Registration fee includes all scientific plenary sessions and materials, Saturday cocktail reception, continental breakfasts and refreshment breaks, luncheon on Saturday, and CME certificate. An additional registration fee is required for the ABIM SEP Module pre-course.
 

ACP Categories:

  • Registration fees for ACP Master, Fellow and Member - $205
  • Registration fees for Summer 2014 GIMSPP Preceptor - $175*
  • Registration fees for Resident Member - $25
  • Registration fees for Medical Student Members - No fee
  • Registration fees for Affiliate Member (Allied Health Professional) - $205

Nonmember Categories:

  • Registration fees for Physician - $255
  • Registration fees for Resident - $25*
  • Registration fees Medical Student - No Fee
  • Registration fees for Allied Health Professional - $25

    *2014 Preceptors and Nonmember Residents must call the Chapter Office at 512-370-1508 to register

Special Events and Fees:

  • ABIM SEP Module Office Based IM 2013, 1:00 p.m., Nov. 14 (Member rate) $75
  • ABIM SEP Module Office Based IM 2013, 1:00 p.m., Nov. 14 (Non-member rate) $125
  • ABIM SEP Module Hospital Based IM, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 14 (Member rate) $75
  • ABIM SEP Module Hospital Based IM, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 14 (Non-Member rate) $125
  • Advancement to Fellowship breakfast, 7 a.m., Nov. 15- No fee
  • Women in Medicine breakfast, 7 a.m., Nov. 15 - No fee
  • Annual Awards Luncheon, 12:10 Nov 15 - No Fee
  • Guest Luncheon Ticket, 12:10, Nov. 15 - $40
  • Cocktail Reception & Awards Presentation, 4:30 p.m., Nov 15 - No Fee

Online registration will open mid-August, but make sure to register by Friday, October 17th as there will be a $20 late fee added to your total. Registration will close for the meeting on Friday, November 8th at midnight. Any registrations processed after that time, will have to be processed onsite. The meeting registration desk will open at 7:00 am, Saturday, November 15th, and you are welcome to register on site.

There is an additional $20 fee for registering onsite at the meeting. Please note: the late fee does not apply to medical students.  Registrations received prior to October 17th will receive confirmation in the mail. A full refund (minus a $50 administration fee) will be provided to registrants who cancel their registration in writing prior to October 17th. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after October 17th.

For questions about meeting registration & CME, contact:     

  ACP
  190 N. Independence Mall West
  Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572

For general questions about the meeting, contact:

 Nicole Abbott
 Executive Director, Texas Chapter
 Phone: (512) 370-1508
 Email: nicole.abbott@texmed.org

 

For information on College-related issues, contact your Governor:

   

Robert E. Jackson, MD, FACP
Texas Southern Region
Phone: (713) 791-9305
E-mail: rejackson@houstonmethodist.org

 

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP
Texas Northern Region
Phone: (214) 821-8055 
E-mail: suebornstein@gmail.com

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ABIM Modules

Obtain credit toward your American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC) on Friday, November 14, at the TXACP Annual Scientific Meeting. TXACP faculty will present two ABIM Self Evaluation Process Modules (2013 Updates in Office-Based Internal Medicine and Hospital-Based Internal Medicine) as pre-courses to the annual chapter meeting. Each SEP module contains 20 to 25 multiplechoice questions to be completed through group discussion and with the help of an automated audience response system.

Upon completion of the session, attendees will be able to submit their answers to ABIM for scoring and points toward the self-evaluation of knowledge requirement associated
with the MOC Program.

Advance registration is required and will be limited to 30 participants each session.

The fee for each Learning Session is $75 for members, and $125 for nonmembers.

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Faculty

Sara G. Austin, MD, FAAN, Neurologist, Austin neurological Clinic, Austin, Texas

Karishma Balani, MD, ACP Resident, Winner, Southwest Regional Residents’ Clinical Vignette Competition, UTHSCSA –Harlingen, Texas

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP, Governor, ACP Texas Northern Region, Executive Director, Texas Medical Home Initiative, Dallas, Texas

Susan M. Cox, MD, Executive Vice Dean for Academics and Chair of Medical Education, Dell Medical School, Austin, Texas

George Crawford, MD, MACP, Associate Residency Program Director, Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of Infectious Disease and General Internal Medicine, San Antonio, Texas

Yul Ejnes, MD, MACP Chair-Emeritus, ACP Board of Regents; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Cranston, Rhode Island

Hafiz Abdul Moiz Faikh, MD, MBBS, ACP Resident, Winner, Northeast Regional Residents’ Clinical Vignette Competition, UTHSC –Longview

Ruth Falik, MD, FACP, Texas Chapter ACP Education Committee, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Mauro Ferarri, MD, Phd, Ernest Cockrell Jr. Distinguished Endowed Chair, President and CEO, Houston Methodist Research Institute; Director, Institute for Academic Medicine Executive Vice President, Houston Methodist Hospital; President, The Alliance for NanoHealth, Professor of Biomedical Engineering in Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, Texas

Tim Garson, MD, Director, Health Policy Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas

Temple Howell-Stampley, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical Director of Outpatient Services, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas

Robert E. Jackson, MD, FACP, Governor, ACP Texas Southern Region, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Physician, Department of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, Texas

Amanda LaViolette, MD, MPH, FACP, Texas Chapter ACP Education Committee, Immediate Past Chair, Council of Early Career Physicians, Seton Family of Hospitals, Austin, Texas

Stan Marek, BBA, President and CEO, Marek Companies, Houston, Texas

Haithem Mazek, MD, ACP Resident, Winner, Northwest Regional Residents’ Clinical Vignette Competition, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, Texas

Curtis R. Mirkes, DO, FACP, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Internal Medicine, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, Texas

Alicia D.H. Monroe, MD, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Faculty Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

John D. ‘Jack’ Myers, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair for Educational Affairs, Division Director-General Internal Medicine, Scott and White Hospital and Clinic, Temple, Texas

Pratik Naik, MD, ACP Resident, Winner, Far Northwest Regional Residents’ Clinical Vignette Competition, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas

Dolores Peterson, MD PhD, Physician Practitioner, Linde Healthcare Collaborating Physician, XL Health House Calls Program, Volunteer Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine, Dallas, Texas

Suma Pokala, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Central Texas Veterans’ Health Care System, Texas A&M University System College of Medicine, Temple, Texas

M.A. Shah, MD, ACP Resident, Winner, Southeast Regional Residents’ Clinical Vignette Competition, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Kenneth I. Shine, MD, MACP, Special Advisor to the Chancellor, UT System, Austin, Texas

Stephen J. Sibbitt, MD, FACP, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Chief Medical Officer, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, Texas

C. Richard Stasney, MD, FACS, Deputy Chief of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery Service, Houston Methodist Hospital; Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University; Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Texas Voice Center, Houston, Texas

George E. Taffet, MD, FACP, Subspecialty Education Coordinator, Professor and Chief of the Department of Geriatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Robert J. Luchi, M.D. Chair in Geriatric Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Donald E. Wesson, MD, Chief Academic Officer, Baylor Scott & White Health, Houston, Texas

If you are interested in becoming a member of the College, please contact the Member and Customer Service Department at 800-523-1546, ext. 2600, or 215-351-2600
(M–F, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. ET).

Attendance at chapter meetings can help all ACP members meet the qualifications for advancement to Fellowship. It is especially important for those applying under the pathwaythat calls for 5 years of activity as a Member.

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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
 

  • Compare and contrast the unique information provided to health care providers and patients by data and stories.
  • Review the ways to tell clinical stories without violating HIPAA.
  • Discuss culture, age, and burnout in clinical medicine.
  • Identify the principles of high reliability organizations and their application to health care.
  • Describe recent developments in comprehensive care for aging systems, including the ability to properly identify and treat disease in the aging heart.
  • Describe trajactories of illness and clinical tools that can assist in formulating a prognosis for patients with advanced illness.
  • Identify how narrative medicine can guide understanding between patients and doctors, prevent burnout, and catalyze fulfillment in a medical career.

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Special Events for Medical Students and Residents

Medical Students and Residents are invited to participate in all annual meeting events, especially those activities designed specifically for their interests. Although registration is free for students, all attendees must register for the meeting in advance.

Five winners of the regional Residents’ clinical vignette competitions will present their cases in the statewide competition during the plenary session on Saturday morning. The winner will advance to ACP’s national competition in Boston, MA, in April  30th - May 2nd 2015.

Medical students will present clinical vignettes in a competition, with the winners to receive cash prizes. The student who achieves first place will be eligible for the national competition at the 2015 ACP annual meeting.

First and second-place winners will be named in the Medical Students’ and Residents’ poster competitions. The fiftieth annual Doctors’DilemmaTM statewide competition will begin with a lunch on Sunday. All Texas residency programs are invited to register their team in advance and come join in the fun. Visit the TXACP Web site at www.txacp.org for complete details on all of the student and resident events, or call the Chapter Business Office at 512-370-1508.

Saturday, Nov. 15
7:00– 8:30am Medical Students’ Poster Set-up
8:30–10:35am Medical Students’ Poster Competition
10:35–11:50am Residents’ Clinical Vignette Presentations and Competition (during Plenary Session)
12:00-1:00pm Resident Poster Set-up
1:35pm On Being a Doctor: "Who's my patient?  Living in a world of increasingly fragmented care, increased handoffs, and sub specialization” The winning author of the On Being a Doctor writing competition for Medical Student/Resident members will give a 10-minute oral presentation during the Plenary Session.
2:45–4:45pm Residents’ Poster Exhibition and Competition
4:45–5:45pm Cocktail Reception and Awards Presentations (Winners of the poster and clinical vignette competitions will be announced)
5:15pm  Winners will be announced

Sunday, Nov. 16
12:15- 2:30pm– Residents’ Luncheon and Doctor’s DilemmaTM Competition
 

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Council of Early Career Physicians (CECP) Event
 

This event is open to all members who are CECP eligible (in practice and less than sixteen years out of medical school training) or about to be CECP eligible.

Saturday, Nov. 15
10:35–11:35 a.m.
Do You Know Your Cyber Risks?
John Southrey, CIC, CRM
 

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Hotel Information

A special block of rooms has been reserved at the

The Hyatt Regency Downtown
1200 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002

To make reservations please click here. To make reservations over the phone, dial 713-654-1234 and mention that you are attending the Texas Chapter of the ACP meeting to receive the group rate.

Rates Single/Double occupancy: $149 *Please note: This rate is available to registrants until the room block is full or Monday, October 16th, 2014. Parking Valet Parking Rate: $24 per vehicle, per night Self Parking is complimentary.

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Meeting Schedule

Friday, November 14, 2014   Optional Pre-Course Learning Sessions

1:00– 3:00 p.m.

 

ABIM Recertification SEP Module: Office-Based Internal Medicine
Curtis R. Mirkes, DO, FACP
Stephen J. Sibbitt, MD, FACP

3:30–5:30

 

ABIM Recertification SEP Module: Hospital-Based Internal Medicine
Curtis R. Mirkes, DO, FACP
Stephen J. Sibbitt, MD, FACP

Saturday, November 15, 2014

7:00 a.m.

Registration
Continental breakfast with the exhibitors

7:00-8:30

Medical Students’ Poster Set-up

7:00-7:50

 

Women in Medicine Networking Breakfast
Moderators:
Temple Howell-Stampley, MD, FACP
Dolores Peterson, MD, PhD

7:00-7:50

Advancement to Fellowship Breakfast
Moderators:
Robert E. Jackson, MD,FACP
Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP

8:30-10:35

Medical Students’ Poster Competition

Moderator:
Karen E. Szauter, MD, FACP

10:35-11:50

Residents’ Clinical Vignette Presentations and Competition
(during Plenary Session)

Moderator:
Suma Pokala, MD, FACP

2:45-4:45

Residents' Poster Exhibition and Competition

Moderator:
Suma Pokala, MD, FACP

2:45-3:30

Medical Students’ Clinical Vignette Competition

Moderator:
Karen E. Szauter, MD, FACP

Plenary Session

Moderator: Julia D. Andrieni, MD, MACP

8:00

ACP Update: What Have You Done for Me Lately?
Yul Ejnes, MD, MACP

8:45-10:00

ACP Academic Leadership Panel: The Importance of Teams and Team Dynamics in a Changing ( or Evolving)  Healthcare Environment

Tim Garcon, MD (Moderator); Mauro Ferrari, MD; Susan Cox, MD; Alicia Munroe, MD;

10:00-10:30

Break with Exhibitors, visit Medical Students Posters

10:35-11:35

EARLY CAREER PHYSICIANS EVENT

Do You Know Your Cyber Risks?
John Southrey, CIC, CRM
This event is reserved exclusively for CECP Members

10:35am-11:50pm

Residents’ Clinical Vignette Competition
Moderator:

Suma Pokala, MD, FACP

Can Weight and Diabetes be Reversible
Haithem Mazek, MD (TTUHSC-Internal Medicine, Lubbock), 

Histoplasmosis in Harlingen: A Fatality of Geographic Ignorance   Karishma Balami, MD (UTHSCSA-Harlingen) 

CABG in a patient  with an active idiopathic cryoglobulinemia: revisiting an issue
Hafiz Abdul Moiz Faikh, MD, MBBS (UTHSC-Longview)

Too Blue Not to Be True: A Night Float's Diagnostic Dilemma
M.A Shah, MD (UTMB)

Body Doesn’t Lie 
Pratik Naik, MD (William Beaumont Army Medical Center)

12:00-1:30pm

Texas Chapter Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon

Moderator:
Robert E. Jackson, MD, FACP

Plenary Session

Moderator: Ruth Berggren, MD

San Antonio Ballroom DEF

1:35-1:45

 

On Being a Doctor: "Who's my patient?  Living in a world of increasingly fragmented care, increased handoffs, and sub specialization”

Winner of the Resident/Medical Student writing competition to be announced

1:45-2:45

Keynote Presentation— 21st Century Medicine-A Team Sport
Kenneth I. Shine, MD, MACP

2:45-3:30

 

Industry Leadership
Stan Marek, BBA

Breakout Session: (TBD)
 

This workshop is limited to first 30 participants who register

3:30 - 4:00


Break with Exhibitors, visit Resident Poster Session

4:00-4:45

Creativity and Disease: Ludwig van Beethoven
Richard Stasney, MD

4:45 Adjourn

4:45-5:45

Cocktail Reception and Awards Presentations    
Immediately following General Session, connect with your colleagues at the reception while visiting with Exhibitors and celebrating the winners of the poster and clinical vignette competitions.

Silent Auction

Sunday, November 16, 2014

7:00-8:10 a.m.

 

Registration
Continental breakfast with the exhibitors

11:30am-2:30p

 

Residents' Luncheon and Doctor's DilemmaTM Competition

Moderators: George Crawford, MD,FACP, and Suma Pokala, MD, FACP

Plenary Session

 

Moderators:
Julia D. Andrieni, MD, FACP

8:10am

Welcome
Robert E. Jackson, MD, FACP

8:15

Driving rules in Texas – Can I drive, doc?
Sara G. Austin, MD, FAAN

 9:00

Choosing Wisely Campaign Update
Donald Wesson, MD

9:45

Break
Visit the exhibits and the College display

10:05

TEAM Leadership in Geriatrics
George Taffet, MD, FACP

11:00 The Joy in Practice (TBC)
Christine Sinsky, MD, FACP

11:30-2:30pm

Residents’ Luncheon and Doctor’s DilemmaTM Competition
Moderators:
George Crawford, MD, FACP; Suma Pokala, MD, FACP

11:45 a.m.

Adjourn

12:00pm

ACP Quality Connect Extending Patient Centered Diabetes Care Session.

A Texas collaborative with Bridges to Excellence
Lunch provided

Attendance is limited to the first 30 participants who register

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We look forward to seeing you in Houston!

 

 

 

 

 

ACP Recruit -a-Resident Rewards Program

Provides education resources to residency programs that recruit residents to become ACP Resident Members.
 

TXACP Wins 2014 John Tooker Evergreen Award
 

To read more on this prestigious honor please click here

2014 TXACP Annual Meeting

 

November 15-16, 2014
Houston, TX
 

 

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