ACOI 2024 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine Agenda

Tuesday, April 9

8:00 - 8:05 AM  Welcome
Rick A. Greco, DO, MACOI & Mia A. Taormina, DO, FACOI

8:10 - 9:05 AM  Diabetes and CKM Syndrome: Treating More than the Triad 
John R. Sutton, DO, MACOI

9:10 - 9:55 AM  Transitions Between Inpatient and Outpatient Management of Diabetic Patients
Quang T. Nguyen, DO
In this session you'll learn:

  • The key challenges and factors influencing the transition from inpatient to outpatient management in chronic pain patients
  • Best practices for developing personalized care plans to facilitate seamless transitions and improve patient outcomes
  • Challenges associated with transitions and identify solutions to overcome barriers for more effective chronic pain management

10:00 - 10:55 AM  Understanding Obesity Management: GLP-1 Agents and  Weight Loss
Jeffrey S. Freeman, DO, FACOI

11:00 - 11:45 AM  To Transfuse or Not to Transfuse: A Review of Blood and Blood Product Guidelines
Minh-Ha Tran, DO

11:50 AM - 12:35 PM  Presentation of Acute Adverse Drug Reactions to Common Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Joseph W. McCollom, DO, FACOI

12:40 - 1:25 PM  Management of ESRD Patient Who Desires In-Home Dialysis
Mark D. Baldwin, DO, FACOI

1:30 - 2:15 PM  Management of Acute Renal Failure in the Intensive Care Setting
Anis Rauf, DO

2:20 - 3:05 pm  Diverticulitis Disease
Herbert L. Pasternack, DO, FACOI

3:10 - 3:55 PM  Endoscopic Advances in GI
Tolga Erim, DO

4:00 - 4:45 PM  New Therapies in GI 
Robert Aran, DO

Wednesday, April 10

8:00 - 8:45 AM  Goal Directed Medical Therapy for the Management of Congestive Heart Failure
Arash Karnama, DO, FACOI

8:50 - 9:35 AM  Review of Non-Invasive Diagnosis in Coronary Artery Disease
Vik Gongidi, DO, FACOI

9:40 - 10:25 AM  Hospitalist Role in Length of Stay
Beth J. Makowski Shell, DO, FACOI

10:30 - 11:15 AM  Work-up of the Hospitalized Fever of Unknown Origin Patient when Infectious Disease Work-up is Unrevealing 
Christian M. Chiavetta, DO, FACOI

11:20 - 12:05 PM  Medical Management After Hip Fragility Fracture
Mikhail Signalov, DO, FACOI

12:10 - 12:55 PM  Contact and Airborne and Droplet, Oh My!  A Review of Hospital Isolation Guidelines
Mia A. Taormina, DO, FACOI

1:00 - 1:45 PM  When Your IV Drug Abuser Needs Long-Course Antibiotics and Aftercare  
Mia A. Taormina, DO, FACOI

1:50 - 2:35 PM  Leveraging Rapid Diagnostic Testing to Expediate Diagnosis and Treatment of Hospitalized Patients
MarkAlain Dery, DO, MPH, FACOI

2:40 - 3:25 PM  Inpatient Management of the Medically or Surgically Affirmed Transgender Patient  
Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc, MRCPI

3:30 - 4:15 PM  Gender-Affirming Therapy: No Longer Specialized Care  
Danit Ariel, MD, MS

"A good selection of practical and thought provoking topics."

Wednesday, April 10

8:00 - 8:45 AM  Goal Directed Medical Therapy for the Management of Congestive Heart Failure
Arash Karnama, DO, FACOI
In this session you'll learn:

  • The pathophysiology of congestive heart failure
  • Non-pharmacologic management options for congestive heart failure
  • Guideline Directed Medical Therapy for heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction

8:50 - 9:35 AM  Review of Non-Invasive Diagnosis in Coronary Artery Disease
Vik Gongidi, DO, FACOI

9:40 - 10:25 AM  Updates in Management of Acute and Chronic Hypertension with Review of CVA Risk
John R. Dahdah, DO, FACOI

10:30 - 11:15 AM  A Primer on Structural Heart Issues and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Procedures 
Mitchell Devlin, DO

11:20 - 12:05 PM  Work-up of the Hospitalized Fever of Unknown Origin Patient when Infectious Disease Work-up is Unrevealing
Andrea Sciberras, DO, FACOI

12:10 - 12:55 PM  Contact and Airborne and Droplet, Oh My!  A Review of Hospital Isolation Guidelines
Mia A. Taormina, DO, FACOI

1:00 - 1:45 PM  When Your IV Drug Abuser Needs Long-Course Antibiotics and Aftercare  
Mia A. Taormina, DO, FACOI

1:50 - 2:35 PM  Leveraging Rapid Diagnostic Testing to Expediate Diagnosis and Treatment of Hospitalized Patients
MarkAlain Dery, DO, MPH, FACOI

2:40 - 3:25 PM  Inpatient Management of the Medically or Surgically Affirmed Transgender Patient  
Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc, MRCPI

3:30 - 4:30 PM  Gender-Affirming Therapy: No Longer Specialized Care  
Danit Ariel, MD, MS

Thursday, April 11

8:00 - 8:55 AM  Heart to Heart with the Grim Reaper: Identifying and Referring Patients with Advanced Heart Failure 
Steven Antoine, MD

9:00 - 9:45 AM  Managing Staff Shortages and Burnout    
Andrea Sciberras, DO, FACOI

9:50 - 10:35 AM  2024 Update on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Mary R. Suchyta, DO, FACOI
In this session you'll learn:

  • FDA approved PAH drugs in light of the newest guidelines
  • Drug category updates
  • Future directions in the treatment of PAH

10:40 - 11:35 AM  An Evidence Based Medicine Update for Hospitalists  
Andrew Buelt, DO

11:40 AM - 12:25 PM  New Considerations in Heart Failure: New Roles for SLGT-2 Inhibitors
Andrew Buelt, DO

12:30 - 1:15 PM  Sleep Update in the Management of Insomnia
Michelle Zetoony Nudell, DO, FACOI

1:20 - 2:05 PM  Approaching the Apnea Patient: Obstructive to Central  
Lisa Whims-Squires, DO, FACOI

2:10 - 2:55 PM  Updates in the Management of Acute and Chronic Hypertension with Review of CVA Risk
John R. Dahdah, DO

3:00 - 3:45 PM  Use of Biosimilars in Inflammatory and Immunological Diseases
Speaker TBD

"Very informative and well-presented material by clinicians"

Friday, April 12

8:00 - 8:45 AM  2024 Hospital Coding Updates
Jill M. Young, CPC, CIMC, CEDC

8:50 - 9:35 AM  Inpatient Goals of Care: Discussion Strategies for Transition to Palliative Care/Hospice
Annette T. Carron, DO, MACOI

9:40 - 10:25 AM  Transitions Between Inpatient and Outpatient Management of Patients with Chronic Pain
Jean Storm, DO, FACOI

10:30 - 11:15 AM  Meeting Hospital Metric Goals
Ariana Peters, DO, FACOI

11:20 AM - 12:05 PM  Update in the Large Vessel Vasculidities: Diagnosis and Treatment in Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Linda S. Brecher, DO, FACOI

12:10 - 12:55 PM  2024 Licensing & Certifying Board Update: OOC
J. Rico Blanco, AOBIM Executive Director

1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Closing Comments
Rick A. Greco, DO, MACOI & Mia A. Taormina, DO, FACOI