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31st Annual Preventive Medicine Board Review Course

Registration now open!

Hyatt Regency, Baltimore, Maryland
August 11-15, 2018

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

Registration

Packages & Pricing

Online Registration now open!

Download pdf registration form.

Registration fee includes CME and MOC credits as well as one copy of the printed Board Review Course syllabus. We offer three different packages:

  • Full 5-Day Course – Includes all days, Saturday through Wednesday
  • Weekend 2-Day Course – Includes Saturday and Sunday
  • Specialty Breakout – Includes Tuesday and Wednesday
Full 5-Day Course Member Non-Member
Early (2/21–6/25) $939 $1339
Advance (6/26–7/30) $999 $1399
Onsite (After 7/30) $1199 $1599
ACPM members in good standing save $400
Weekend 2-Day Course Member Non-Member
Early (2/21–6/25) $564 $764
Advance (6/26–7/30) $614 $814
Onsite (After 7/30) $814 $1014
ACPM members in good standing save $200
Specialty Breakout Member Non-Member
Early (2/21–6/25) $449 $649
Advance (6/26–7/30) $499 $699
Onsite (After 7/30) $699 $899
ACPM members in good standing save $200

Cancellation Policy: No refunds after July 30, 2018. Refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $150.00 and will be made only upon written notification of cancellation received on or before July 30, 2018

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 may access the online portal to claim credits by following the link below. Access keys were emailed to attendees prior to the Board Review Course. If you need assistance locating your access key or gaining credits, please contact Hilary Carr at hcarr@acpm.org.

Online Portal: http://www.eventscribe.com//2018/ACPM-BRC/login.asp

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

Tentative Agenda

Friday, August 10

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

Saturday, August 11

Information
  • Registration open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM-Constellation Foyer     
Session (8:30 AM - 2:45 PM)
Biostatistics-Constellation DEF
  • 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-Constellation DEF
  • 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 12

Information
  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM-Constellation Foyer
Session (8:30 - 10:30 AM)
Epidemiology (continued)-Constellation DEF
  • Ned Calonge, MD, MPH, President & CEO, The Colorado Trust
Concurrent Sessions (10:45 AM - 1:45 PM)
Discussion / Problem Solving
  • Biostatistics-Constellation C
  • Epidemiology-Constellation DEF
Session (1:45 - 5:30 PM)
Clinical Preventive Medicine-Constellation DEF
  • 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 13

Information
  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM-Constellation Foyer
Session (8:30 - 10:45 AM)
Clinical Preventive Medicine Infectious Disease-Constellation DEF
  • Robert Dana Bradshaw, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Session (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Health Services Management-Constellation DEF

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-Constellation DEF
  • 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 14

Information
  • Registration open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM-Constellation Foyer
Session (8:30 - 11:45 AM)
Environmental – Fundamentals of Occupational Medicine (Core)-Constellation DEF
  • John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, Department of Preventive Medicine Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Session (11:45 AM - 2:45 PM)
Behavior and Mental Health-Constellation DEF
  • 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 15

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

*The views expressed by Dr. VanFrank are her own and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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, MD, MPH, MBA
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Brenna Van Frank, MD, MSPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*
Kenneth Spaeth, MD, MPH
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Nathan Almond, MD, MPH
Naval Medical Corps
David DeLonga, MD, PhD
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
John Meyer, MD, MPH
Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine
James Fraser, MD, MPH
Allied Pilots Association
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.

**The views expressed by Dr. VanFrank are her own and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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. When booking, be sure to mention that you will be attending the ACPM's Board Review Course. Please contact the hotel directly for information about room availability. Click on the link below to book your room. 

Hyatt Regency Baltimore
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
1-888-421-1442

Hotel Rooms Rate
Single room (tax not included) $165
Reservation deadline July 20, 2018

 

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.

Additional Resources

  • Education Portal — Order recordings from the most recent Preventive Medicine Board Review Course 
  • Practice Exam — Purchase a Board Review Course practice exam
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