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30th Annual Preventive Medicine Board Review Course

Registration for the Board Review Course is now open!

30th Annual Board Review Course

Hyatt Regency, Baltimore, Maryland

August 19-23, 2017

Join us for this one-of-a kind opportunity to prepare for the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) certification examination. The course will feature a comprehensive review of the ABPM study guide for individuals seeking certification or re-certification in preventive medicine. At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the content areas of the specialty of preventive medicine
  • Understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of biostatistics and epidemiology to the practice of preventive medicine
  • Identify gaps in personal knowledge, understanding and application of the methods and content of preventive medicine
  • Effectively prepare for the certifying examination in preventive medicine

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Packages & Pricing

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Registration fee includes CME and MOC credits as well as one digital copy of the Board Review Course syllabus. The hard copy version of the syllabus can be purchased for an additional $50. We offer three different packages:

  • Full 5-Day Course – Includes all days, Saturday through Wednesday
  • Weekend 2-Day Course – Includes Saturday and Sunday only
  • Specialty Breakout – Includes Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday only
Full 5-Day Course Member Non-Member
Early (4/5–6/29) $889 $1289
Advance (6/30–8/1) $949 $1349
Onsite (After 8/1) $1149 $1549
ACPM members in good standing save $400
Weekend 2-Day Course Member Non-Member
Early (4/5–6/29) $514 $714
Advance (6/30–8/1) $564 $764
Onsite (After 8/1) $764 $964
ACPM members in good standing save $200
Specialty Breakout Member Non-Member
Early (4/5–6/29) $399 $599
Advance (6/30–8/1) $449 $649
Onsite (After 8/1) $649 $849
ACPM members in good standing save $200

Cancellation Policy: No refunds after August 1, 2017. Refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $150.00 and will be made only upon written notification of cancellation received on or before August 1, 2017. 

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Earning Credit

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ACPM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 38.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The meeting has also been approved for credit toward Maintenance of Certification (MOC) by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

Obtaining Credits – Attendees receive complimentary CME and MOC credits for attending the Preventive Medicine Board Review Course. Attendees will receive an email shortly before the course with more information about earning CME and MOC.

Certification / Re-certification Requirements – For specific information about certification, re-certification requirements or exam information, please visit the American Board of Preventive Medicine website.

Disclaimer: The Board Review Course is a comprehensive review for individuals seeking Board certification/recertification by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. Members of the Board Review Course faculty are not involved in the exam development process. Exam questions are updated yearly by volunteers at the American Board of Preventive Medicine, and are confidential.

Course Details

Core Sessions

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Health Services Management (Systems-based Practice)
  • Clinical Preventive Medicine
  • Behavior and Mental Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Public Health Law

Specialty Breakout Sessions

  • Aerospace Medicine
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Public Health/General Preventive Medicine

Agenda*

*Tentative and Subject to change

Friday, August 18

Information
  • Registration open 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 19

Information
  • Registration open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Session (8:30 AM - 2:45 PM)
Biostatistics
  • Jill Waalen, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Professor,Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute and Scripps Translational Science Institute
Session (3:00 - 6:00 PM)
Epidemiology
  • Ned Calonge, MD, MPH, President & CEO, The Colorado Trust
Breaks & Meals
  • Break at 10:00 - 10:15 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 12:15 - 1:15 PM
  • Break at 2:45 - 3:00 PM
  • Break at 4:15 - 4:30 PM

Sunday, August 20

Information
  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Session (8:30 - 10:30 AM)
Epidemiology (continued)
  • Ned Calonge, MD, MPH, President & CEO, The Colorado Trust
Concurrent Sessions (10:45 AM - 1:45 PM)
Discussion / Problem Solving
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
Session (1:45 - 5:30 PM)
Clinical Preventive Medicine
  • Alexander Krist, MD, MPH, Assistant Clinical Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
Breaks & Meals
  • Break at 10:30 - 10:45 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 11:45 - 12:45 PM
  • Break at 3:15 - 3:30 PM

Monday, August 21

Information
  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Session (8:30 - 10:45 AM)
Clinical Preventive Medicine Infectious Disease
  • Robert Dana Bradshaw, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Session (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Health Services Management
  • Systems-Based Practice (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
  • Medical Economics (1:30 – 3:00 PM)
  • Mirza Rahman, MD, MPH, FACPM, Vice President, Clinical Safety & Pharmacovigilance & Global Head of Pharmacovigilance, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Session (3:15 - 6:00 PM)
Environmental Health
  • Kenneth Spaeth,MD MPH,Division Chief, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology, and Prevention, Northwell Health, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
     
Breaks & Meals
  • Break at 10:45 - 11:00 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 12:30 - 1:30 PM
  • Break at 3:00 - 3:15 PM
  • Break at 4:30 - 4:45 PM

Tuesday, August 22

Information
  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Session (8:30 - 11:45 AM)
Environmental – Fundamentals of Occupational Medicine (Core)
  • John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, Associate Professor and Residency Director; Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Session (11:45 AM - 2:45 PM)
Behavior and Mental Health
  • Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, Founder and President, HealthType 
Breaks & Meals
  • Break at 10:30 - 10:45 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 12:45 - 1:45 PM
  • Break at 2:45 - 3:00 PM
  • Break at 4:30 - 4:45 PM

Wednesday, August 23

Information
  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*Dr. Weiss is serving in his personal capacity. The views expressed are his/her own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the United States Government.

Course Faculty

Faculty Chair
Jill Waalen, MD, MPH, FACPM, Chair
The Scripps Research Institute and Scripps Translational Science Institute
R. Dana Bradshaw, MD, MPH, FACPM
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Alex Krist, MD, MPH
Virginia Commonwealth University
Ned Calonge, MD, MPH
The Colorado Trust
Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM
HealthType
Susan Cassidy, MD, JD
Founder, CRITICALMD, LLC
Nimisha Kalia
John Hopkins University school of medicine
Kenneth Spaeth, MD, MPH
NORTHWELL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Nick Davenport, MD, MPH
Naval Safety Center
Edward Weiss,* MD, MPH, CMQ
U.S. Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*
David DeLonga, MD, PhD
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
John Meyer, MD, MPH
Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine
James Fraser, MD, MPH
FAa-Retired
Mirza Rahman, MD, MPH, FACPM
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization, Inc.

All faculty members have agreed to present educational information free of commercial bias. No significant financial or other relationships have existed within the past year between faculty members and the providers of any commercial products or services they will discuss.

*Dr. Weiss is serving in his personal capacity. The views expressed are his/her own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the United States Government.

Hotel & Travel Information

The event will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore where we have reserved a block of rooms at the discounted rate for attendees.

Reservation Link

Hyatt Regency Baltimore
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Hotel Rooms Rate
Single room (tax not included) $159
Reservation cutoff July 28, 2017

 

Ground Transportation

Taxi Service from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)—Approximately $30-40

Light Rail from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)—Take the Light Rail from the airport Northbound in the direction of Hunt Valley. Exit at Pratt Street/Convention Center. Head East on W Pratt Street towards S Howard Street. Walk approximately four (4) blocks and turn right on Light Street. The Hyatt Regency will be one block down on your right. Fares are approximately $1.60 per person each way.

Driving Directions

From Baltimore Washington International Airport (10 miles)—Start out going West on I-195 West for 1.1 miles. Merge onto MD-295 North via Exit 2A toward Baltimore / I-695 for 8.0 miles. You will pass 2 stadiums on the Right. Turn Right onto West Pratt Street for 0.4 miles. Then turn Right onto Light Street and end at 300 Light St.

From North (I-83)—Take I-83 South towards Baltimore. Exit I-83, via ramp at sign reading I-695 West / I-83 to Baltimore. (go .35 miles). Continue on I-83 S (go 9.73 miles). Take Exit 4 towards St. Paul Street. (go .12 miles). Turn Right on St. Paul Street (go .4 miles). Continue on St. Paul Street as it becomes Light Street. (go .3 miles). Hyatt Regency Baltimore is on the right.

From North (I-95)—Take I-95 South towards Baltimore. Turn off onto ramp towards I-395 / Downtown. (go .3 miles). Merge onto I-395 North. (go 1.0 miles). Continue North on South Howard St. (go .2 miles). Turn Right (East) onto West Pratt Street (go .3 miles). Turn Right (South) onto Light Street (go .1 miles). Hyatt Regency Baltimore is on the right side.

From South (I-95)—Take I-95 North towards Baltimore. Turn off onto ramp towards I-395 / Downtown. (go .3 miles). Merge onto I-395 North (go 1.0 miles). Continue North on South Howard Street (go .2 miles). Turn Right (East) onto W. Pratt St. (go .3 miles). Turn Right (South) onto Light Street (go .1 miles). Hyatt Regency Baltimore is on the right side.

From South (I-295)—Take MD-295 North towards Baltimore (all the way to downtown). Turn Right (East) onto West Pratt Street (go .3 miles). Turn Right (South) onto Light Street (go .1 miles). Hyatt Regency Baltimore is on the right side.

From West (I-70)—Take I-70 East towards Baltimore. Take the I-695 South / I-695 North exit - Exit 91A / 91B Towards I-95 South / Baltimore / Glen Burnie / I-95 North / New York. (go .22miles). Keep Right at the fork in the ramp. (go .51 miles) Merge onto I-695 South (go 4.52 miles). Take the I-95 North / I-95 South exit - Exit 11A / 11B - towards Baltimore/Washington (go .37 miles). Keep Left at the fork in the ramp. (go .80 miles). Merge onto I-95 North (go 3.0 miles). Take the I-395 North exit - Exit 53 - towards Downtown. (go .52 miles). Merge onto I-395 North (go .40 miles). Take I-395 North towards Downtown / Inner Harbor. (go .62 miles). I - 395 North becomes South Howard Street (go .16 miles). Turn Right (South) onto Light Street (go .1 miles). Hyatt Regency Baltimore is on the right side.

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