Update in Internal Medicine
Each year the Department of Medicine hosts the Update in Internal Medicine: Evidence Based Approaches to Common Medical Problems course. This two-day post-graduate course provides cost effective continuing education credits on current topics for general internists, family practitioners, medical specialists, and other health care professionals throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond. The course is a comprehensive update on major advances in internal medicine as well as a review of various medical and surgical related topics affecting daily practice.
Since 2001, we have averaged 321 attendees. In 2015, there were 336 attendees, which was near our all-time high of 400 attendees in 2010!
The 2016 Update in Internal Medicine course will be held on October 13-14 at the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center in Downtown Pittsburgh. Our topics this year will include:
- Emerging Infections: Zika and Others
- Diet and Cancer Risk
- Preventing CHF readmissions
- Parkinson's and movement disorders
- AHA Guidelines for lipid management
Click here for a detailed description of the course.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (CME) and designates AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in the course. New this year, participants will receive ABIM MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits earned. Other health care professionals are awarded continuing education units based on the contact hours. Each year, applications are submitted to the American Academy of Family Physicians for CME credit and to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2-A credit.
Previous Update in Internal Medicine course topics can be found at:
2015 Update in Internal Medicine
2014 Update in Internal Medicine
2013 Update in Internal Medicine
To register for the course, please click here. Locate the 2016 Update in Internal Medicine link for October 13, 2016, and click to begin registration.
For more information, please contact:
Department of Medicine
3550 Terrace Street, 1218 Scaife Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261