Thursday, May 14, 2020
7:00am to 8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:15am Welcome and Announcements

Jaye Hefner, MD and Jason Frankel, MD

8:15am to 9:00am KEYNOTE Address: The Physical Exam in the Medically Complex Patient
9:00am to 9:10am Q&A
9:10am to 9:50am Current Guidelines to Maintain Function in Advanced Heart Failure

Christopher Lewis, MD

9:50am to 10:00am Q&A with Dr. Lewis
10:00am to 10:20am Break

Refreshments provided

10:20am to 11:00am Controlling Uncontrolled Hypertension

Cynthia Cooper, MD and Christopher Lewis, MD

11:00am to 11:10am Q&A with Drs. Cooper and Lewis
11:10am to 11:50am Maximizing Chronically Impaired Renal Function

Cynthia Cooper, MD and Christopher Lewis, MD

11:50am to 12:00pm Q&A with Drs. Cooper and Lewis
12:00pm to 12:40pm To Salt or Not to Salt: Treatment of Hyponatremia

Cynthia Cooper, MD and Christopher Lewis, MD

12:40pm to 12:50pm Q&A with Drs. Cooper and Lewis
12:50pm to 1:50pm Lunch Buffet


1:50pm to 2:40pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 1A-1C

Each of these sessions includes 10 minutes of Q&A

1A Diagnosing and Treating Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
Michael Aronoff, MD
1B Difficult Conversations: Medical and Functional Prognosis
Anne Fiore, DNP, APN-BC and Dorothy Tolchin, MD
1C Maintaining Bowel Regularity during the Hospital Stay
Kevin O'Connor, MD

2:40pm to 2:45pm Transition
2:45pm to 3:35pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 2A-2C

Each of these sessions includes 10 minutes of Q&A

2A Identifying and Managing Sepsis and Sequelae
Michael Aronoff, MD
2B Psychosocial Consequences of Prolonged Hospital Stay
Sejal Shah, MD
2C Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management
Douglas Sohn, MD

3:35pm to 3:40pm Transition
3:40pm to 4:30pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 3A-3C

Each of these sessions includes 10 minutes of Q&A

3A Does My Patient Have C. diff? What is the Best Way to Treat It?
Michael Aronoff, MD
3B Incorporating Rehabilitation and Palliative Care in Cancer Care: When and How?
Kate Brizzi, MD and Dorothy Tolchin, MD
3C Delirium and Sundowning
Timothy Young, MD

4:30pm to 4:40pm Break

Refreshments provided

4:40pm to 5:30pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Why Does Hypertension Get All the Attention? Managing Orthostasis

Kevin O'Connor, MD

5:30pm to 5:40pm Q&A with Dr. O'Connor
Friday, May 15, 2020
7:00am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:45am Opioid Management in the Medically Complex Hospitalized Patient

Jeffrey Schneider, MD

8:45am to 8:55am Q&A with Dr. Schneider
8:55am to 9:40am Maximizing Lung Function in COPD

Miguel Divo, MD

9:40am to 9:50am Q&A with Dr. Divo
9:50am to 10:10am Break

Refreshments provided

10:10am to 10:40am Feeding the Mind and Body of the Medically Complex Patient

Demsina Babazadeh, MPH, RD, LDN, CNSC

10:40am to 10:50am Q&A with Ms. Babazadeh
10:50am to 11:30pm Advances in Stroke Management

Nicole Mazwi, MD and Thabele Leslie-Mazwi, MD

11:30am to 11:45am Q&A with Drs. Mazwi and Leslie-Mazwi
11:40am to 12:20pm Advances in CNS Oncology

Elizabeth Claus, MD, PhD

12:20pm to 12:30pm Q&A with Dr. Claus
12:30pm to 1:30pm Lunch Buffet


1:30pm to 2:20pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 4A-4C

Each of these sessions includes 10 minutes of Q&A

4A Prehabilitation for the Preoperative Medically Complex Patient
Julie Silver, MD
4B Advances in Cancer Treatment and Their Complications
Kerry Reynolds, MD
4C What Process Improvement Projects Work to Prevent Falls?
Patricia Dykes, RN, PhD

2:20pm to 2:25pm Transition
2:25pm to 3:15pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 5A-5C

Each of these sessions includes 10 minutes of Q&A

5A Long-Term Functional Consequences of Critical Illness and Early Mobilization
Hallie Prescott, MD, MSc
5B Calciphylaxis
5C Managing the Urinary Tract in the Hospitalized Patient
Elise De, MD

3:15pm to 3:20pm Transition
3:20pm to 4:10pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 6A-6C

Each of these sessions includes 10 minutes of Q&A

6A Telemedicine Continuity of Care
Kathleen Haley, MD
6B Advances in the Care of Transplant Patients
6C When to Worry and When Not to Worry: Common Hospital Skin Eruptions
Shinjita Das, MD

4:10pm to 4:30pm Break

Refreshments provided

4:30pm to 5:20pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Diabetes Mellitus: New Management Strategies for Medically Complex Patients

Nancy Wei, MD

5:20pm to 5:30pm Q&A with Dr. Wei
Saturday, May 16, 2020
7:30am to 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am to 9:15am 5 Consultants, 25 Opinions and a Pending Discharge: Managing Teams and Care Transitions

Ryan Thompson, MD and Priscilla Parris, NP

9:15am to 9:25am Q&A with Dr. Thompson and Ms. Parris
9:25am to 10:10am Advances in Thrombosis Management

David Sykes, MD, PhD

10:10am to 10:20am Q&A with Dr. Sykes
10:20am to 10:40am Break

Refreshments provided

10:40am to 11:20am Transfusion and Medication: Managing Anemia in the Medically Complex Patient

David Sykes, MD, PhD

11:20am to 11:30am Q&A with Dr. Sykes
11:30am to 12:10pm Management of Liver Failure

Anna Rutherford, MD, MPH

12:10pm to 12:20pm Q&A with Dr. Rutherford
12:20pm to 1:00pm Must-Not-Miss GI Diagnoses

Molly Perencevich, MD

1:00pm to 1:10pm Q&A with Dr. Perencevich
1:10pm to 1:15pm Closing Remarks