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    President's Perspective

    As I reflect on our 2022 AAST Annual Meeting, I am filled with the joy of reconnecting with friends, inspired by the depth and breathe of research advancing our field, and encouraged by the engagement and enthusiasm of our members.....

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  • Meetings & Events

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    This online course provides over 50 engaging videos from Mayo Clinic experts to teach you how pharmacogenomics testing can make an impact in your practice. Topics include fundamentals of pharmacogenomics, how to apply test results, and tips on how to implement pharmacogenomics into your practice. Learn through case studies and listen as expert panels debate controversial questions about the field. Includes over 16 hours of content that you can go through at your own pace at work, at home, and even on your mobile device.

    Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Science, Health and Medicine

    Date and Time: 7th December 2022 at 12:00 am to 31st October 2025 at 11:59 pm

    Online
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    A major challenge we face today as primary care clinicians is staying current with the rapid advances in prevention. Prevention is a major component of effective primary care practice and one of the unique strengths that we must possess. Most existing CME courses focus on prevention in one or several limited spheres. In this course, we will focus on screening and prevention and teach you innovative and novel strategies across multiple disciplines. Sessions include prevention of cancer, heart disease, infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes, timely updates on COVID-19 prevention, treatment and management; risk management issues in primary care; and a number of inspiring keynotes. All sessions will provide you with practical information that you can use now to provide exceptional patient care. We will address:

    Evolving vaccine recommendations, including COVID-19

    Outpatient treatment of COVID-19 and management of long-haulers

    Common outpatient infections and travel medicine

    Genetic causes of cancer: which patients should be screened

    Patient management in the face of alcohol or opioid use

    Screening and treatment of depression

    Nutrition counseling and healthy-lifestyle coaching to prevent chronic illnesses

    Pharmacological management of obesity

    Preventative therapies for migraine

    Lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes, cardiac disease, hypertension and hyperlipidemia

    Strategies for managing menopause

    Recommendations for preventing dementia and osteoporosis

    Reducing medical errors

    Screening, prevention and treatment options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

    ENGAGING SESSIONS WITH PROMINENT EXPERTS AND COLLEAGUES

    Our outstanding faculty, recognized as experts in the field, will teach you how to incorporate the latest tests and tools into your practice. We will discuss challenging cases and treatments and give you ample opportunity to ask questions and interact with leading experts through live-moderated Q and A sessions and the integrated Q and A chat tools. Participants will also receive access to the videos on-demand for future review. You can expect to receive an exceptional update to your existing skills through this clinically relevant course.

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

    Clinicians seeking a useful and comprehensive review that ensures they are up-to-date across all major fields in preventive medicine. This includes:

    Internists

    Family medicine physicians

    Medical specialists

    Nurses and nurse practitioners

    Physician assistants

    Other providers who care for patients in primary care practice settings

    Patients and members of the lay community who wish to learn more about how they can reduce their risk for serious illness and maintain wellness.

    Time: 08:00 - 16:00

    The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, 6902 East Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85254, United States
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    Mayo Clinic will create new models of healthcare and transform the practice of medicine and surgery.
    The Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery 2023 features presentations on the latest advancements in regenerative biotherapeutics, regenerative medicine and surgery. Notable speakers include:
    - Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D., Nobel laureate and Director of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA)
    - Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) at the Food and Drug Administration
    - Bruce L. Levine, Ph.D., President of the International Society for Cell and Gene Therapy, and Founding Director of the Clinical Cell and Vaccine Production Facility (CVPF) in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    **For those who cannot attend in-person, there is a Live-Stream option available

    Time: 17:00 to 17:00

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