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Course Director(s)

Nicholas H. Fiebach, MD
Vice Chair for Graduate and Continuing Medical Education


Saturday, December 5 - Sunday, December 6   8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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Description & Objectives

Identify and interpret current topics in primary care.
      To include:

  •             Preventive medicine, (including adult vaccines)
  •             Cancer screening,
  •             Hepatitis C
  •             Hypertension
  •             Lipids
  •             Osteoporosis

Discuss trends in healthcare reform and their impact on primary care professionals. Define best practices in geriatric management.

Meeting Location

Columbia University Medical Center

Alumni Auditorium
William Black Medical Research Building
650 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032


  • (In person and Live Streaming)
    Early registration fees: (postmarked, faxed or e-mailed before Friday December 4, 2015)
    Registration (2 days): $199
    Registration (1 day): $125
    Students: Free (Attendance Only)
    Live Web Conference: ($199)
    (Attend course virtually and receive ACCME credit. Individual passwords sent prior to event)

    Please Note: On-line registration closes at 12:00pm on Friday December 4, 2015
    Registration (2 days): $250
    Registration (1 day): $150

    Tuition Includes: Credits, online access to materials during course.

  • Please Note: Breakfast and lunch is not included for Lunch Spots Near CUMC Click here


Space is Limited. Early Registration is Encouraged.

By Mail:
Complete the registration form and mail with full payment to

Columbia University
Department of Medicine
ATTN: Kim Snyder
622 West 168th Street, PH8 East 105
New York, NY 10032

By Fax:
Registrants may fax the registration form with credit card information to:
(212) 305.8466

On-Line Registration:

By Telephone:
(212) 342 - 2107

Accreditation/Designation of Credit

ACCME - Pending 15.0 ACCME credits.


Before the program, all faculty will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) (e.g. employee, consultant, speaker's bureau, grant recipient, research support, stock ownership or any other special relationship) they might have with

      a) the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during their presentation and/or

      b) any commercial contributor to this activity. When unlabeled uses are discussed, these will also be indicated.

Joint Providership Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center and Columbia University Department of Medicine. The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Office of CME (OCME) and its affiliates are committed to providing educational activities that are objective, balanced and as free of bias as possible. The OCME has established policies that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. All participating faculty are expected to disclose to the audience, verbally or in writing, any commercial relationships that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations, and unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs and devices. Detailed disclosures will be made verbally and/or in writing during the program.

ADA Statement
Special Needs: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, SUNY Downstate Medical Center seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability which might require special accommodations, please contact Kim Snyder at 212.342.2107 or e‐mail your needs to

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.