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UCSF Primary Care Medicine: Principles and Practices

UCSF Primary Care Medicine: Principles and Practices

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Overview

Online CME: Discover New Primary Care Guidelines

Led by Dr. Robert B. Baron and taught by UCSF’s best teachers, this continuing medical education program addresses a range of primary care topics: preventive medicine, reduction of cardiovascular risk factors, day-to-day clinical problems, chronic disease management, women's health, geriatrics, behavioral medicine, optimal use of diagnostic tests, new medications, and more.

 

UCSF Primary Care Medicine: Principles and Practices includes 22 online CME lectures that will help you meet the challenges of health disparities and the care of vulnerable and complex patients. Learn to maximize quality, safety, equity, and value, along with essential strategies for collaboration with other specialists, inpatient colleagues, and diverse teams of health professionals.

Topics / Speakers

Prevention of Common Infections - Best Practices in Vaccination - Lisa G. Winston, MD

Cervical Cancer Screening and Routine Pelvic Exams in 2021 and Beyond - George F. Sawaya, MD

Current Challenges in Lung Disease: Asthma, COPD, Smoke, and Post-Covid Sequelae - Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MAEd

Controversies in Cancer Screening 2021 - Colon, Breast, Lung, and Prostate - Judith M. E. Walsh, MD, MPH

Assessment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Early Detection of Uterine Cancer - Sara Whetstone, MD, MPH

Initial Management of Common Cancers - Sam Brondfield, MD, MA

Gynecologic Issues in Older Women - Hot and Dry, But Sometimes Wet - Rebecca Jackson, MD

Best Practices in Addiction Medicine for Primary Care Clinicians - Irina (Era) Kryzhanovskaya, MD

Current Strategies in Pre-operative Medical Evaluation - H. Quinny Cheng, MD

Chronic Kidney Disease - What the Generalist Needs to Know - Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH

The Climate Crisis is a Health Crisis - What Can Health Professionals Do? - Katherine Gundling, MD

Working to Cure Dementia - Bench to Bedside and Beyond - Bruce L. Miller, MD

Covid-19: Where Do We Stand? What Have We Learned? Where are We Going? - George Rutherford, III, MD

New Paradigms in Management of Heart Failure - Mandar Aras, MD PhD

Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist - New Innovations and New Guidelines - Krishan Soni, MD, MBA, FACC

Health Care Disparities and Systemic Racism: Before, During, and After Covid - Alicia Fernandez, MD

The 2021 CDC STI Treatment Guidelines are Finally Here! - Michael S. Policar, MD MPH

Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis - What’s New and Controversial in 2021? - Douglas C. Bauer, MD

Management of Type 2 Diabetes - Which Medications for Which Patients? - Robert Rushakoff, MD, MS

Charting New Waters - Best Practices in Clinical Documentation - Elisabeth Askin, MD

Update on the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease - Jill Ostrem, MD

Managing Hypertension in 2021 - How Do We Work with Conflicting Guidelines? - Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

Faculty

Course Chair

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Associate Dean for Graduate and Continuing Medical Education

Course Faculty

(University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

Mandar Aras, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Elisabeth Askin, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director of Ambulatory Clinical Documentation Integrity

Douglas C. Bauer, MD

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Sam Brondfield, MD, MA

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology/Oncology

H. Quinny Cheng, MD

Professor of Medicine

Medical Director

Medicine Consultation Service and

Neurosurgery Co-Management Service

Alicia Fernandez, MD

Professor of Medicine

Associate Dean for Population Health and Health Equity

Founding Director, UCSF Latinx Center of Excellence

Katherine Gundling, MD

Professor of Medicine

Rebecca Jackson, MD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Chief, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Irina (Era) Kryzhanovskaya, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Bruce L. Miller, MD

A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor in Neurology

Director, Memory and Aging Center

Co-Director, Global Brain Health Institute

Jill Ostrem, MD

Medical Director and Division Chief

UCSF Movement Disorder and Neuromodulation Center

Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH

Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Robert Rushakoff, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Medical Director

UCSF Diabetes Clinic at Mount Zion

George Rutherford, III, MD

Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Director, Prevention and Public Health

Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MAEd

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

George F. Sawaya, MD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Associate Chief of Medicine for Research Development

San Francisco VA Medical Center

Krishan Soni, MD, MBA, FACC

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director of Quality and Safety for the Heart and Vascular Center

Associate Program Director

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Associate Medical Director

UCSF Women’s Health Primary Care Practice

Sara Whetstone, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Program Director

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Residency Program

Interim Vice Chair of Equity

Inclusion and Structural Change

Lisa G. Winston, MD

Professor of Medicine

Chief of Staff and Hospital Epidemiologist

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Accreditation

Accreditation

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

 

Date of Original Release: December 15, 2021
Date Credits Expire: December 14, 2024

 

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test and evaluation. CME Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date.

Learning Objectives

The purpose of this course is to increase competence and improve clinician practice in primary care. We specifically anticipate improvements in skills and strategies to:

  • Understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on primary care practice and use best evidence to treat patients with COVID-related conditions and concerns, including vaccinations and post-COVID sequelae
  • Implement new guidelines in office-based preventive medicine, including new strategies for cancer screening, immunizations, prevention of coronary heart disease, stroke, and STDs
  • Manage common office problems including diabetes, coronary heart disease, valvular heart disease, chronic kidney disease, heart failure, asthma, COPD, stroke, TIAs, osteoporosis, common cancers, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, chronic pain and substance use disorder
  • Manage common specialty problems in neurology, cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, pulmonary medicine and critical care, oncology, dermatology, allergy and immunology, gynecology, and perioperative care
  • Diagnose and treat common problems in women's health including cervical, breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancer, contraception, osteoporosis, and gynecological concerns of older women
  • Understand the health implications of climate change and what health professional can do about it
  • Improve skills in medical documentation to maximize clinical efficiency and quality, best practices, and alignment with recent changes in federal requirements
  • Select the best diagnostic tests and enhance value in medical practice
  • Use best evidence and optimize patient communication and shared-decision making
  • Become a better clinician and advocate with a deeper understanding of structural racism, health disparities, and the central role of primary care clinicians in providing equitable, patient-centered care

Intended Audience

This course is designed for practicing internists, family practitioners, advance practice providers, and all other health professionals interested in providing high quality primary care.

Quick Facts

a CMEinfo video production

Provider: University of California, San Francisco

Course Director:

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate and
Continuing Medical Education

Credits: Earn a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 14.75 ABIM MOC points

 

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