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MAFP 2019 Spring Refresher | March 28 & 29, 2019 | The Depot Minneapolis

As of January 21, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

7:00 am Breakfast and Xperience Hall
8:00 am Announcements and General Session: Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The Polio-Like Illness Affecting Children with Mike Sevilla, MD
9:15 am Break and Xperience Hall
9:45 am Breakout Sessions:
  • Clinical Assessment and Treatment of Depression with David Baldes, MD
  • Dermatologic Conditions in Skin of Color with Sujitha Yadlapati, MBBS
  • Going for GOLD: A Review of the 2018 GOLD Guideline for COPD Diagnosis, Management and Prevention with Interactive Cases and Guideline Application with Kathryn Brown, MD, and Katherine Montag Schafer, PharmD
10:30 am Breakout Sessions:
  • Inconceivable! Demystifying Miscarriage Management in the Outpatient Clinic with Nicole Chaisson, MD, MPH and Zia Okocha, MD
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction: Hope and Help for Your Patients with Kris Christiansen, MD
  • Becoming Who They Are: Caring for Transgender and Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents with Angela Kade Goepferd, MD
11:15 am Breakout Sessions:
  • How Medical Is Cannabis? with Stephen Dahmer, MD, and Jason Ricco, MD, MPH (CME credit is not available for this session.)
  • Contraceptive Update with a Twist: A Reproductive Justice Perspective and Implications for Care with Andrea Westby, MD
  • Applying Research Findings to Practice – Highlights from the 2018 Innovation & Research Forum
12:00 pm Lunch and Xperience Hall
1:00 pm General Session: Burnout in Family Physicians: Understanding Data & Developing Responses with Rahul Koranne, MD, MBA, FACP
2:00 pm Breakout Sessions:
2:45 pm Break and Xperience Hall
3:00 pm Breakout Sessions:
  • Chronic Disease Management – Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Primary Care Setting: How Can We Achieve More for Our Patients? with Barbara Yawn, MD, MSc, FAAFP
  • Formative Self Analysis/Overview of Leadership Styles with Alexandra Gits, MD
  • Is There a Doctor on Board? How to Respond to Common In-Flight Emergencies with Robert Haddon, MD
3:45 pm Breakout Sessions:
  • CVD and Renal Disease in T2DM: Individualizing Therapeutic Options to Reduce Comorbid Risk with Prakash Deedwania, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FASH, FHFSA, FESC (This session is accredited independently.)
  • Medical Leadership for Health Equity in Multiple Settings with Lynne Ogawa, MD, and Kathleen Culhane-Pera, MD
  • Reproductive Healthcare: Conversations for Family Physicians and Their Patients with Angeline Ti, MD
4:45 pm Happy Hour

Friday, March 29, 2019

7:15 am Breakfast and Xperience Hall

7:00 am - 12:00 pm
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA) Session: Depression with facilitator John Wilkinson, MD, and content expert Patricia Dickmann, MD

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8:00 am Announcements and General Session: State of Health Equity in the State of Minnesota with Bruce Thao, MS
9:15 am Break and Xperience Hall
9:45 am Breakout Sessions:
10:30 am Breakout Sessions:
11:15 am Breakout Sessions:
12:00 pm Lunch and Xperience Hall
1:00 pm Breakout Sessions:
  • Making Goldilocks Happy: Clinical Pharmacogenomics in Children and Adolescents with David Gregornik, PharmD
  • Race, Racism and Health Equity: What Can I Do About It? with Stephen Nelson, MD
  • There Is a Doctor in the House with Alice Mann, MD

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Focus Workshop with Denny Peterson, MD

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1:45 pm Breakout Sessions:
  • But What About Aspirin? with Russell Luepker, MD, MS
  • (continued) Race, Racism and Health Equity: What Can I Do About It? with Stephen Nelson, MD
  • Case Studies on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Focus on Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials with Louis Kuritzky, MD
2:30 pm Breakout Sessions:
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm General Session: Family Medicine: A Specialty Moving Forward! with Douglas Henley, MD, FAAFP
4:15 pm Adjourn

Happy Hour

Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 4:45 pm

Why fight rush hour? Join us for appetizers and a cash bar AND spend some social time with your colleagues and peers before you head back home.

ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA) Session

Friday, March 29, 2019 | 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic: Depression. Earn 8 Prescribed CME credits toward your ABFM Certification Self-Assessment Activities requirement in this group learning experience facilitated by experienced family physician John Wilkinson, MD, and content expert Patricia Dickmann, MD. KSA session information »

Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Focus Workshop

Friday, March 29, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This workshop provides an introduction to Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) with five interactive learning stations: cardiac, aorta, DVT, FAST and pulmonary. Session includes evaluations and pre-workshop online learning. Free with conference registration; limited to 20 physicians.

House of Delegates

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Speak up, speak out at House of Delegates, the MAFP’s annual business meeting and policy-setting session. Deliberate on resolutions, hear updates from AAFP leaders and elect MAFP officers. Breakfast at 7:30 am. Register as a delegate or non-voting attendee at

Need a Movement Break?

Take advantage of the hotel’s fitness center (hotel guests only). Enjoy nearby parks and trailsMill Ruins Park and the Stone Arch Bridge are just a short walk from The Depot. Rent a bike from Lime or Nice Ride Minnesota. Explore downtown Minneapolis and local attractions.

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