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VAFP 2018 Winter Family Medicine Weekend
Thursday, January 25, 2018 12:00 PM - Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:00 PM Wintergreen Resort, Wintergreen, VA


Physicians and other health care professionals attending this program will receive current information on a diversity of subjects pertinent to patient care in daily practice. Subject material was chosen based on accessed needs, future trends, and relevance to quality patient care. At the conclusion of the program, registrants will have a working and applicable understanding of these topics and will be provided written/electronic materials for future reference.

More information available on the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians website:

http://vafp.org/winter-family-medicine-weekend/

Heart Health in Women Symposium 2018
Heart Health in Women Symposium 2018 Banner Saturday, February 3, 2018 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Virgina Historical Society, Richmond , VA

Specialties: Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Neurology, Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Rheumatology

Heart Health in Women 2018 is a half-day educational program for health care professionals focused on promoting comprehensive understanding of heart disease in women. Topics include risk factors, prevention, clinical presentation, treatments and outcomes of cardiovascular disease in women, highlighting areas where women have unique disease features and outcomes. This program is intended to improve the cardiac care for women in Central Virginia through education and awareness. It is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, technologists, and pharmacists 

6th Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium: Collaborating to Close Gaps
6th Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium: Collaborating to Close Gaps Banner Saturday, February 3, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center, Glen Allen, VA

Specialties: Multiple Specialties, Nephrology

Life expectancy varies by as much 15 years depending on social determinants of health. How can the interprofessional team help close that gap? Join us for the Sixth Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium: Collaborating to Close Gaps.

For more information and to register online, visit rampages.us/ipe-symposium

Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology Banner Friday, February 9, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics, Ob/Gyn, Nurse Practitioner

The program has been designed for obstetrician-gynecologists, ob/gyn nurse practitioners, family practitioners and primary care providers in clinical practice in Virginia and nearby states. The one-day program will provide an intense update on current health policy, health care in the U.S., marijuana in pregnancy, obesity, care of the transgender child and adolescent, incorporating evidence into your surgical practice, indication of labor and risk of cesarean delivery, opioid use disorder in pregnancy.
Health in A Changing Climate
Health in A Changing Climate Banner Saturday, February 10, 2018 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital | 5801 Bremo Road, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonary Disease, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Public Health, Infectious Diseases, Behavioral Health

This symposium will review how changes in the climate affect health through effects on plant physiology, extreme heat, water quality and rising sea level.
The 22nd Annual Virginia Liver Symposium & Update in Gastroenterology
The 22nd Annual Virginia Liver Symposium & Update in Gastroenterology Banner Saturday, March 24, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM The Westin Richmond | 6631 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Gastroenterology, General Practice, Hepatology, Nursing, Physician Assistant

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the Liver Transplant Program and VCU Health Continuing Medical Education are pleased to offer the 22nd Annual Virginia Liver Symposium and Update in Gastroenterology in Richmond, Virginia at the Westin Hotel. The program is designed for primary care and sub-specialty physicians, and mid-level medical providers who treat patients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders.

Endorsed by the AGA Institute

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Tools and Strategies for Successful Deprescribing
Tools and Strategies for Successful Deprescribing Banner Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Richmond, VA


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In-depth training designed to facilitate successful deprescribing to enhance patient and medication-use outcomes.

Women's Health 2018: Translating Research Into Clinical Practice
Women's Health 2018: Translating Research Into Clinical Practice Banner Thursday, May 3, 2018 1:00 PM - Sunday, May 6, 2018 12:15 PM Crystal Gateway Marriott | 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA

Specialties: Dermatology, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Practice, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Psychiatry, Urology, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Academic/Research, Behavioral Health

Drs. Kornstein, Ellis, and Klein have created another premier event filled with interdisciplinary Women’s Health topics you won’t want to miss. Featuring leading experts in the field, topics include primary care of women, menopause and reproductive health, cardiovascular disease, and much more.
46th Annual Hans Berger Clinical Neurophysiology Symposium - Best Practices for Challenging Scenarios
46th Annual Hans Berger Clinical Neurophysiology Symposium - Best Practices for Challenging Scenarios Banner Monday, May 21, 2018 8:00 AM - Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:00 PM VCU Kontos Medical Science Building, RM 104-105, Richmond, VA


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This engaging conference, throughout its historical presence, has brought hands on and comprehensive updates to the healthcare profession with advances in neurology and neurophysiology for physicians, technologists and other health care providers.  This annual event, rich in content, is sure to enrich your knowledge and provide the best practices for challenging case scenarios.