Winter Weekend 2019

REGISTRATION  & HOTEL INFORMATION
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The conference will be at the Hyatt Rochester. Make your hotel reservations here, and please note any hotel reservation / cancelation policies. 

POSTER PRESENTATION INFORMATION
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FACULTY INFORMATION
FACULTY DISCLOSURE HERE

SCHEDULE BELOW:


FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019

TRACK A

7:45 – 8:45        HIV:  Lessons from the Epidemic of Our Time – Dr. Chris Murphy
Presentation objectives:
Understand bias in the face of the unknown  Speak to the three objectives for ending the epidemic: 1)Dx.and Treat 2) Prevention 3) PrEP  Understand the science behind U=U

About the speaker:
Dr. Chris Murphy Assoc Residency Director at Schenectady Family Medicine, longtime Academy member graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1987, AOA and a graduate of Bx-Lebanon's residency program in 1990. 10 years in private practice and 18 years at the residency.

8:45 – 9:45        Update Miscarriage Management - tbd

10:15 – 11:15    Cook Book Travel Medicine – Dr. Phil Kaplan
Presentation objectives:
Demonstration of tools for assembling and providing a travel plan for your own patients.

About the speaker:
Private practice 44 years, clinical professor SUNY Upstate, past president NYSAFP, chair ad hoc vaccine policy committee NYSAFP, practiced travel medicine 20 years

11:15 – 12:15    Type 2 Diabetes Pharmacotherapy: Patient-Oriented & Evidence-Based – Dr. Josh Steinberg
Presentation objectives:
1) physicians will know the patient-oriented criteria by which medications should be chosen; 2) physicians will learn what the evidence shows for each of the 10 categories of diabetes medications   3) physicians will learn how to choose medications based on evidence-based patient-oriented criteria and patient factors

About the speaker:
Residency faculty performing full spectrum family medicine.
 
2:45 – 3:45        Newborn Screening – Dr. Bob Ostrander

3:45-4:45           Sports Related Concussion – Dr. Christine Persuad
Presentation objectives:
diagnose SRC  - Manage SRC  Treat SRC  know when to refer

About the speaker:
Residency- SUNY Stony Brook FM  Fellowship- URMC Sports Medicine   Program Director- Sports Medicine Fellowship- SUNY Downstate
  
TRACK B

7:45 – 8:45       Understanding and Treating Alcohol Use Disorder as a Family Disease​ – Dr. Marianna Worczak
Presentation objectives:
Understand the current scope of alcoholism in the US, Discuss and use current screening and treatment recommendations for Alcoholism, Understand the impact of Alcoholism on Family Members, Develop Strategies for treating Alcoholism as a Family Disease

About the speaker:
Marianna Worczak, MD is the Program Director of the UVM-Health Network, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in Plattsburgh, NY.  A native of Eden, NY, she is a graduate of Clarkson University and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at UVM and practiced full spectrum family medicine in Olean, NY prior to moving to Plattsburgh to help start the family medicine residency program.  This presentation was part of her recently completed National Institute of Program Director Development, NIPDD, academic project. 


8:45 – 9:45        Sports-Related Concussions – Dr. Christine Persuad
Presentation objectives:
diagnose SRC  - Manage SRC  Treat SRC  know when to refer

About the speaker:
Residency- SUNY Stony Brook FM  Fellowship- URMC Sports Medicine   Program Director- Sports Medicine Fellowship- SUNY Downstate

10:15 – 11:15    Patient-Centered Contraception for Adolescents: Updates on the Evidence – Drs. Kelita Fox, Kelly Kirkpatrick
Presentation objectives:
1)   Discuss rates of unintended pregnancy and contraceptive use in teens  2)   Apply evidenced-based guidelines to contraceptive provision using the CDC medical eligibility criteria.   3)   Provide contraceptive options using a patient centered model

About the speakers:
Dr. Kirkpatrick is a board certified Family Physician who is a current reproductive health fellow at the Institute for Family Health Harlem health center. She graduated from Philadelphia college of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency at the Institute for Family Health - Mount Sinai residency in Family Medicine.   

Dr. Kelita Fox is a board certified Family Physician working in Rochester, NY at a Federally Qualified Health Center with Rochester Regional Health. She graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI and completed a residency in family medicine with the University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine in Madison, WI. She then completed a fellowship in reproductive health with the Institute for Family Health - Mount Sinai residency in Family Medicine where she worked as a faculty physician teaching family planning. Her interests include reproductive health, women’s health and underserved medicine.

11:15 – 12:15    HIV Prevention Update: The Role of Clinicians in Ending the AIDS Epidemic – Kelly Farrow
Presentation objectives:
Discuss New York State clinical guidelines for pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP, PEP)  Review best practices for family medicine providers implementing PrEP and PEP in their clinical practice 

About the speakers:
Kelly M. Farrow, currently works as a Nurse Practitioner in UR Medicine's AC3 Ambulatory Patient Care Clinic. She provides primary care services and has a sub-specialty focus on the prevention and management of infectious diseases (including HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C). She completed her Master's of Science at the University of Rochester's (UR) Family Nurse Practitioner Program in 2015. Kelly completed Bachelor's of Science degrees at University at Buffalo in 2004 and University of Rochester in 2009. During her time as a student at the U of R, she was selected for a Fuld Scholarship. In addition, she was invited to be inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Since graduation, she has worked as an RN in the Intensive Care Unit, Ambulatory Procedure Center (Gastroenterology), Pulmonary & Critical Care Outpatient Department, and Family Medicine Practices. She earned her Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification in 2010 and has maintained Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification since 2009. She has served as a preceptor for new graduates, co-chair of the ASPN Committee (for professional nurse advancement & promotions), and been a member of the Nursing Evidence Based Practice Committee at Highland Hospital. In July of 2015, she was awarded the Student Nurse Practitioner of the Year award by the NYS NPA's local chapter.
 
2:45 – 3:45        Medical Marijuana in New York State – Drs. Elizabeth Loomis and Jocelyn Young
Presentation objectives:
Understand NYS law around medical marijuana  2. Understand process of becoming certified to certify patients for medical marijuana in NYS  3. Identify clinical conditions that could benefit from medical marijuana  4. Understand the evidence for medical marijuana in the above clinical conditions and possible side effects

About the speakers:
 Dr. Elizabeth Loomis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She serves as Co-Director of the Buprenorphine Treatment Program for opioid use disorder at Highland Family Medicine and Director of Community Medicine at the University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency.  Her publications and research interests are primarily focused on the education of family physicians in maternal-child health and substance use disorders.   

Dr. Jocelyn Young is a fourth year chief resident at University of Rochester Medical Center. Her research interests are in addiction medicine and palliative care.

3:45 – 4:45        Type 2 Diabetes Pharmacotherapy: Patient-Oriented & Evidence-Based – Dr. Josh Steinberg
Presentation objectives:
1) physicians will know the patient-oriented criteria by which medications should be chosen; 2) physicians will learn what the evidence shows for each of the 10 categories of diabetes medications   3) physicians will learn how to choose medications based on evidence-based patient-oriented criteria and patient factors

About the speaker:
Residency faculty performing full spectrum family medicine
 
TRACK C

7:45 – 8:45        Newborn Screening – Dr. Bob Ostrander

8:45 – 9:45        The Intersection of Genetics and Primary Care – Dr. Melanie Leu
Presentation objectives:
Recognize more genetic conditions and genetic contributions to presentations and patient care.

About the speaker:
I was a practicing family physician for 13 years, 6 of those years in the Air Force and 7 in largely academic medical practices.  I completed a medical genetics fellowship in 2014, as I felt that genetic information and testing would impact patient care in all specialties.  This is happening at a rapid pace. 

10:15 – 11:15    Treatment for Hepatitis C: New Tests, New Drugs, and New Recommendations – Dr. Anthony Martinez
Presentation objectives:
Describe epidemiological trends of hepatitis C (HCV) in New York and key populations  Discuss laboratory testing and diagnosis of HCV infection  o Design a therapeutic regimen and monitoring plan for the treatment of HCV.

About the speaker:
Anthony Martinez, MD, AAHIVS  Dr. Martinez cares for patients with liver disease, including viral hepatitis and alcoholic and fatty liver disease, in an outpatient setting at Erie County Medical Center and Evergreen Health Services where he serves as the Medical Director of both hepatology and Immunodeficiency. Utilizing a co-localization model of care, he treats patients with opiate dependency, HIV, HCV and HIV-HCV co-infection and he is a Western Region Champion of the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative.

11:15 – 12:15    What's Causing My Older Patient's Memory Loss? – Ian Deutchki, MD
Presentation objectives:
Distinguish between normal age-related changes in memory and changes more likely to be pathologic.  Identify patients with cognitive changes related to depression that are likely to have co-morbid dementia.  Define Mild Cognitive Impairment and recognize its significance as a potential precursor of dementia.

About the speaker:
Completed Medical School at Penn State.  Family Medicine Residency and Geriatric Fellowship at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA.  On faculty with the UofR Family Medicine Residency since 2011.
 
2:45 – 3:45        Patient-Centered Contraception for Adolescents: Updates on the Evidence – Drs. Kelita Fox, Kelly Kirkpatrick
Presentation objectives:
1)   Discuss rates of unintended pregnancy and contraceptive use in teens  2)   Apply evidenced-based guidelines to contraceptive provision using the CDC medical eligibility criteria.   3)   Provide contraceptive options using a patient centered model

About the speakers:
Dr. Kirkpatrick is a board certified Family Physician who is a current reproductive health fellow at the Institute for Family Health Harlem health center. She graduated from Philadelphia college of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency at the Institute for Family Health - Mount Sinai residency in Family Medicine.   

Dr. Kelita Fox is a board certified Family Physician working in Rochester, NY at a Federally Qualified Health Center with Rochester Regional Health. She graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI and completed a residency in family medicine with the University Of Wisconsin Department Of Family Medicine in Madison, WI. She then completed a fellowship in reproductive health with the Institute for Family Health - Mount Sinai residency in Family Medicine where she worked as a faculty physician teaching family planning. Her interests include reproductive health, women’s health and underserved medicine.

3:45 – 4:45        Depression Care for Children and Adolescents – Dr. Molly Scharf
Presentation objectives:
1) Be familiar with the screening recommendations for depression in youth according to the USPSTF  2) Be familiar with, and apply in assessing youth, the DSMV criteria for MDD  3) Gain comfort level with assessing the severity of depression and how to treat youth who are mildly, moderately, and severely depressed

About the speaker:
Rural family physician in practice for 17 years, graduate of University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency in 2000. Instructor with Project TEACH and The REACH Institute, educating primary care providers in providing mental health care to children, adolescents and adults. Instructor in the Psychosocial Medicine rotation for PGY2s at University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency. Mother of four.

6:00 – 9:00        Nexplanon training (Additional pre-registration required)
 
SATURAY, JANUARY 19, 2019

TRACK A


7:45 – 8:45        Medical Marijuana in New York State – Drs. Elizabeth Loomis and Jocelyn Young
Presentation objectives:
Understand NYS law around medical marijuana  2. Understand process of becoming certified to certify patients for medical marijuana in NYS  3. Identify clinical conditions that could benefit from medical marijuana  4. Understand the evidence for medical marijuana in the above clinical conditions and possible side effects

About the speakers:
 Dr. Elizabeth Loomis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She serves as Co-Director of the Buprenorphine Treatment Program for opioid use disorder at Highland Family Medicine and Director of Community Medicine at the University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency.  Her publications and research interests are primarily focused on the education of family physicians in maternal-child health and substance use disorders.   

Dr. Jocelyn Young is a fourth year chief resident at University of Rochester Medical Center. Her research interests are in addiction medicine and palliative care.

8:45 – 9:45        Shouting Doesn’t Help – Dr. Baysa Herbert
Presentation objectives: Use different communication strategies with patients who have hearing loss, using devices when hearing aids are not enough, referring to non-for profit educational organization, awareness of the health priorities of patients with hearing loss to better care for them.   

About the speaker:
Dr. Bess Herbert is family physician with hearing loss acquired in infancy.  She has severe to profound hearing loss on R and wears a hearing aid and no usable hearing on Left. Originally from Soviet Union Republic, Latvia, she immigrated to Rochester, NY in 1990.  She has been practicing primary care since 2001 at Forbes Family Medicine in Monroeville, PA then at Strong Primary Care network. She currently is working at Huther Doyle Chemical Dependency Clinic and Jordan Health Primary care clinic.

10:15 – 11:15    How to Speak to the Media – Dr. Grissom

TRACK B

7:45 – 8:45        Bronchiolitis:  Helping the Wee Wheezer – Dr. William R Sonnenberg
Presentation objectives:
Risk factors for bronchiolitis    Indications for aggressive treatment including hospitalization.     Utilize comprehensive, evidence-based, and cost effective strategies for evaluation of bronchiolitis    Appropriate prevention strategies for children at risk     Appropriate supportive care 

About the speaker:
Dr. Sonnenberg earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and completed his family medicine residency at McKeesport Hospital in Pennsylvania. A former president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, he has been in private practice in the Titusville, Pennsylvania, area since 1983.

8:45 – 9:45        Teens & LARC: Fact, Fiction, and First-Line Contraception – Dr. Amy Potter
Presentation objectives:
Easily identify benefits and potential side effects of LARC methods for different patient populations. Determine the medical eligibility of LARC for different patient populations.  Define reproductive justice

About the speaker:
Amy Potter is a Family Medicine doctor originally from Albuquerque, NM. She went to college in Philadelphia and then worked for a few years as a sports writer, but ultimately decided to pursue a career in healthcare. After graduating from medical school at the University of Rochester in 2011, she completed internship and residency at Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency in Seattle, WA. She has a special interest in reproductive social justice, integrative medicine, and substance abuse disorders. She currently works at Highland Family Medicine, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Planned Parenthood.

10:15 – 11:15    Depression Care for Children and Adolescents – Dr. Molly Scharf
Presentation objectives:
1) Be familiar with the screening recommendations for depression in youth according to the USPSTF  2) Be familiar with, and apply in assessing youth, the DSMV criteria for MDD  3) Gain comfort level with assessing the severity of depression and how to treat youth who are mildly, moderately, and severely depressed

About the speaker:
Rural family physician in practice for 17 years, graduate of University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency in 2000. Instructor with Project TEACH and The REACH Institute, educating primary care providers in providing mental health care to children, adolescents and adults. Instructor in the Psychosocial Medicine rotation for PGY2s at University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency. Mother of four.

TRACK C

7:45 – 8:45        New Models of Preconception & Interconception Care - Drs. Josh Steinberg, Scott Hartman, & Aimee Smith
Presentation objectives:
On completion of this session, participants will be able to...  1) know the elements of preconception care  2) take advantage of broader opportunities back in practice to deliver preconception care  3) understand and join innovative models of preconception and interconception care

About the speaker:
Family physician and family medicine residency faculty in Binghamton NY.  Likes to dabble in software development.

8:45 – 9:45        Must Have Mental Health and Substance Use Screening Tools in Primary Care: Child/Adolescent – Dr. Katherine Warden
Presentation objectives:
Participants will leave the program with an understanding of the most common screening tools for mental illness and substance abuse concerns in children and adolescents and they will be able to practically incorporate those tools into their practice with the knowledge of how to administer and interpret the screening tools as well as what to do with the information once they have it.

About the speaker:
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, graduated from SUNY Cortland with a BS in Psychology and from Alliant International University with a MA in Forensic Psychology and a PhD in Clinical Forensic Psychology. Currently is the Director of Behavioral Medicine at St. Elizabeth's Family Practice in Utica NY where she is faculty and conducts both therapy and evaluations for patients though the clinic.

10:15 – 11:15    Updates on Medication Abortion – Dr. Linda Prine
Presentation objectives:
Characterize the safety and efficacy of medication abortion provision in the family medicine setting; Counsel using current FDA guidelines for mifepristone ; Identify patients who need additional evaluation with ultrasound prior to medication abortion ; Identify the most common complications of medication abortion and appropriate management

About the speaker:
Linda Prine is a professor of Family and Community Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is a practicing physician and the Director of Women’s Health at the Institute for Family Health, a large FQHC network in New York State. She is a co-founder of the Reproductive Health Access Project and the Access list, a lively list serve and safe space for discussing reproductive health issues. In these capacities, she has been a leader for full-spectrum women’s health care: the integration of abortion, miscarriage and contraceptive care into family medicine teaching and services.     Dr. Prine maintains an active practice in which she provides and teaches to her fellows and residents this full scope of care, including medication and manual vacuum aspiration abortion. She helped found the AAFP’s Reproductive Health Care Member Interest Group (MIG) and through the Reproductive Health Access Project heads up a national network of clusters of activist medical practitioners who meet locally to advance the struggle for access to abortion.  She also actively advocates for single payer health care reform, which must include coverage for abortion services, and for livable streets with protected bike lanes. 

TRACK D
Hands-on Student Workshop

GENERAL SESSIONS

11:15 – 12:00 MSSNY / NYSAFP Update – Drs. Marc Price, President, NYSAFP & Thomas J. Madejski President, Medical Society of the State of New York

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch & Plenary speaker – Dr. Gary Morsch
About the speaker:
Dr. Gary Morsch is a family and emergency physician and a founder of Heart to Heart International.  Dr. Morsch retired from the U.S. Army Reserve in 2012 with the rank of Colonel and has been deployed as an Army physician to Kosovo, Iraq, Kuwait and Germany.  Dr. Morsch has received several awards for his humanitarian work including the President’s Volunteer Action Award, the Points of Light Award, two honorary doctorate degrees, and was honored with the first Humanitarian Award from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
An avid writer, Dr. Morsch has authored a handful of books focused on humanitarian work. He believes in the power of service and has dedicated his life to inspiring and mobilizing people to serve.

1:00  - 2:00 Leadership Panel - Drs. Tochi Iroku-Malize, James Mumford, Sarah Nosal, & Marc Price

4:30 – 5:30 – Poster presentations & cocktail hour

 SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2019

TRACK A


7:45 – 8:45        The New Well Woman Visit – Dr. Heather Paladine
Presentation objectives:
Attendees will evaluate their own model for an updated, evidence-based preventive visit for women  Attendees will analyze preventive recommendations from different sources and be able to counsel patients on these recommendations.  Attendees will be able to apply smartphone apps and online tools at the point of care to facilitate their preventive care for women. 

About the speaker:
Heather Paladine is a family physician who lives and practices full-spectrum family medicine in Manhattan, New York, where she supervises residents and medical students, and treats a predominantly Latino, low-income patient population. She focuses on women's health, including maternity care and reproductive health. In addition to her work as a physician, Heather mentors residents and medical students as a preceptor in the office and hospital environments. She is a member of the board of directors of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians and chair of its Education Commission. She believes that the United States needs a health care system based on primary care, and that the public must learn more about family medicine to pave the way.

8:45 – 9:45        Nutrition – Amanda Ronzo

9:45 – 10:45      BPH/LUTS – Drs. Flanagan & James Mumford
Presentation objectives:
Form a systematic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of BPH and LUTS in men.   

About the speakers:
Dr. Flanagan is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Northwell/Hofstra School of Medicine. He also currently holds the title of Curriculum Director for the Northwell Family Medicine Residency Program at Glen Cove and Huntington Hospital where he serves as Faculty to the Family Medicine Residents. Although he loves his time teaching and taking care of patients, his true passion and fulfillment is being able to spend time with his wife and two beautiful daughters.

TRACK B

7:45 – 9:45        FM Career, Advocacy & Leadership Opportunities - Dr. Tochi Iroku_Malize
Presentation objectives: Attendees will be able to discuss and implement steps in pursuing the following:
career opportunities in FM (local, national and global, quality improvement opportunities in FM,  advocacy opportunities in NYS and nationally,  leadership opportunities in NYSAFP & AAFP
 
About the speaker:
Tochi Iroku-Malize is a family physician who has been involved in various aspects of the specialty over the past 25 years including private practice, hospital medicine, nursing home care, home visits, urgent care, global health, academic medicine and administrative medicine. She is professor and chair of family medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and is a past president of the NYSAFP and current board member of the AAFP. She has developed curriculum and presented nationally & internationally on family medicine education, quality, advocacy and leadership.
 



ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE DETAILS:
NYSAFP Scientific Assembly (Winter Weekend) will be held at the Hyatt Rochester. 
Make your hotel reservations here, and please note any hotel reservation / cancelation policies. 
https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/new-york/hyatt-regency-rochester/roche?corp_id=G-NYPH
General hotel information sheet here (there will be no parking charge for NYSAFP overnight guests)