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UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine 2020

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University of California San Francisco Clinical Update

In this in-depth collection of lectures, experienced primary care clinicians reveal key strategies for office-based preventive medicine.

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UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine presents a comprehensive review of new developments in outpatient medicine, with emphasis on the day-to-day controversies of office practice. Led by Robert B. Baron, MD, MS, this CME program highlights best practice guidelines for a range of topics, from cancer screening and allergy and immunology, to current approaches to gout, depression, dermatology, sports medicine, osteoporosis, and more.

It will help you to better:

– Manage common problems including high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, asthma, COPD, stroke, TIAs, vertigo, STDs, diabetes, hearing loss, sinusitis, substance abuse, and more

– Diagnose and treat special problems in women’s health

– Select the best diagnostic tests

– Understand health disparities and your role in providing equitable, patient-centered care


Preventive Medicine

1. Prevention of Infections: Best Practices in Vaccination – Lisa G. Winston, MD

2. Updates in Breast Cancer Screening – Karla M. Kerlikowske, MD

3. Cancer Screening 2019: New Recommendations, New Controversies – Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH

4. How Should We Approach Cervical Cancer Screening and Routine Pelvic Examinations in 2019? – George F. Sawaya, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care I

1. Management of Lipid Disorders: Integrating the New Guidelines – Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

2. Safer Opiate Prescribing – Soraya Azari, MD

3. Common and Uncommon Problems in Otolaryngology – Steven Pletcher, MD

4. Updates in Nutrition and Exercise: New Trials and New Guidelines – Jeffrey A. Tice, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care II

1. Current Strategies in Perioperative Medicine – H. Quinny Cheng, MD

2. Quality Contraception Care: Counseling and Controversies – Sara Whetstone, MD

3. Updates in Hospital Medicine – Bradley A. Sharpe, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care III

1. Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Now More than Ever – Susan Philip, MD, MPH

2. Gout: An Old Disease that is Coming of Age – Jonathan Graf, MD

3. Palliative Care Pearls for the Busy Practitioner – Steven Z. Pantilat, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care IV

1. Current Approaches to Asthma and COPD – Michael Peters, MD

2. Management of Common Problems in Sports Medicine – Cindy J. Chang, MD

3. Best Practices in Chest Imaging for the Non-Radiologist – Brett M. Elicker, MD

4. Current Approaches to Allergy and Immunology – Iris Otani, MD

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care V

1. Depression in Primary Care: Mourning or Melancholia? – Descartes Li, MD

2. Interventional Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist: New Innovations and New Guidelines – Krishan Soni, MD, MBA

3. Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis: What’s New and Controversial in 2019? – Douglas C. Bauer, MD

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants should be able to:

– Implement new guidelines in office-based preventive medicine, including new strategies for cancer screening, immunizations, prevention of coronary heart disease, and stroke.

– Manage common office problems including high blood cholesterol, coronary heart disease, asthma, COPD, gout, stroke, TIAs, vertigo, sexually transmitted infections, diabetes, hearing loss, sinusitis, and substance abuse.

– Manage common specialty problems in neurology, cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, dermatology, allergy and immunology, otolaryngology, orthopedics and sports medicine, gynecology, psychiatry, nutrition, hospital medicine, perioperative care, geriatrics, and palliative care.

– Diagnose and treat common problems in women’s health including cervical, breast and ovarian cancer, routine pelvic exams, contraception, and osteoporosis.

– 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 health advocate with a deeper understanding of health disparities and the central role of primary care clinicians in providing equitable, patient-centered care.

Intended Audience

Designed for practicing internists, family practitioners, and all other health professionals interested in providing high quality primary care, this course will present a comprehensive review of new developments in outpatient medicine.


Date of Original Release: January 15, 2020

Date Credits Expire: January 14, 2023

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