Upcoming CME

27th Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine

April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Save the Date
Thank you for joining us for our 27th year of quality, engaged learning at one of the finest resorts in the country. The 27th Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine was proudly presented by Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation in joint providership with Cleveland Clinic, and was held April 26 - 29, 2018 at The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona and offered 30 AOA Category 1A Credits, 30 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM, 30 AAFP Prescribed Credits, and 30 AAPA Category 1 Credits.

Participant List
Conference App


AGENDA (Click on the faculty names to download presentations. Presentations will be available until June 1)
Thursday, April 26

The Power of the ANA Emily Littlejohn, DO, MPH
Coccidioidomycosis Update for Primary Care John N. Galgiani, MD
Social Media in Healthcare: Benefits, Challenges & Opportunities Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA
Snakebite, Scorpion Sting & Antivenom in Arizona Leslie Boyer, MD, FACMT
Breast Cancer Screening & Surgery Panel Discussion Ashley Simpson, DO; Danielle Carroll, MD
Headaches & Stroke Syndromes Sarah Sullivan, DO
A Walk in the Park: What's Community Got to Do with It? Deanna Lewis, DrPH(c), MBA, PA-C

Friday, April 27
Endocrinology Review & Ask the Expert Kevin M. Pantalone, DO, ECNU, FACE
Acute & Chronic Neuropathies Scott L. Spradlin, DO, FACOI
Emergent & Urgent Dermatology: Eruptions & Wound Care G. Scott Drew, DO
Sex Trafficking & Sexual Exploitation for Health Care Practitioners: Identification, Assessment, & Treatment Maurice Lee, MD, MPH, FAAFP; Jeff Gibbs, BS; Pocket Reference
Infectious Disease Emergencies Tirdad Zangeneh, DO, MA, FACP, FIDSA
Acute & Chronic Sinusitis: Medical & Surgical Management Jonathan Lara, DO, FAOCO

Saturday, April 28
Hepatitis B & C Updates for Primary Care Hugo Vargas, MD
Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Primary Care David C. Patchett, DO, FACOFP; Jenna Buth-Croes, PsyD, LP; JoAnna Harper, PharmD, RPh; Christina M. Gonzaga, DO; Harper Handout

OMT in Primary Care Concurrent Session Edward G. Stiles, DO, FAAO

End-of-Life Care Concurrent Session
Overview of End-of-Life Care Rama Kunkle, DO, FACOI
Ethics in End-of-Life Care Phillip H. Factor, DO, MHL, FCCP
Communication in Serious Illness: An Interactive Workshop Paul E. Stander, MD, MBA, FACP; Adebisi Alli, DO, MS, FACP

Pediatric Allergy & Immunology Concurrent Session
Pediatric Asthma: Classification, Management, Prevention & New Treatments Cori Daines, MD
Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis & Eczema Sierra Wolter, MD
New Developments in Food Allergies & Pediatric Immunodeficiency Michael Daines, MD

Sunday, April 29
Syncope, Chest Pain & Shortness of Breath Navin Kedia, DO
Precision Medicine: The Future of Primary Care Franz P. Rischard, DO
How to Manage Your Patient with Cirrhosis Hugo Vargas, MD
Provider Burnout: Prevention and Treatment Pamela Laubscher, DO

Continuing Medical Education Credit
Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation (TOMF) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. TOMF designates this program for a maximum of 30 AOA Category 1A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity. Two additional AOA Category 1A credits may be earned by DOs who complete an online post-conference outcomes assessment. In order to obtain any credit, all participants must complete the Conference evaluation and CME attestation at the end of the meeting. Anticipated specialty credits include 30 Family Medicine, 19 Internal Medicine, 4 Cardiology, 4 Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, 4 Pediatrics, 3 Hospice & Palliative Medicine, 2 Endocrinology, 2 Critical Care Medicine, 2 Pulmonary Diseases, 2 Dermatology, 1 Rheumatology, 1 Infectious Diseases, 1 Gastroenterology, 1 Neurology, 1 Psychiatry, 1 Otolaryngology, 1 Medical Toxicology, 2 Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, 1 Pediatric Pulmonology, 1 Diagnostic Radiology, 1 General Surgery.

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 The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, the 27th Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine, with a beginning date of 04/26/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 30.00 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 30.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the PA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.