Family Medicine Continuing Medical Education
These are Family Medicine conferences. For other upcoming conferences, please visit the College of Medicine CME site.
Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference
The Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference is scheduled for September 2019, in South Burlington, Vermont. This course is designed to update knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of common sports medicine problems. Primary Care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals with an interest in sports medicinie are encouraged to attend. Topics will include discussions of both medical and orthopedic issues, and several hands-on workshops will be conducted featuring joint-specific examinations. There will be ample opportunity for participants to ask questions and interact with faculty.
Faculty Development Workshop
February 20 and 21, 2018, Quality Improvement Project Part I presented by John King, MD, MPH.
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)
The department co-sponsored an ALSO provider course July 16, 2018, in Burlington, VT. The one-day course is designed to review topics of importance in the management of childbirth emergencies with an emphasis on hands-on practical skills such as forceps and vacuum assisted delivery, delivery of malpresentation, monitory strip interpretation, shoulder dystocia, basic ultrasound, and counseling in the setting of birth crisis. This year there were participants from the New Hampshire Dartmouth Family Practice Residency, the University of Vermont Family Medicine Residency and The University of Vermont Health Network, CVPH. Faculty from Vermont served as instructors: Melisa Gibson, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor, served as Course Director; Anya Koutras, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor and National Advisory Faculty; Kimberly Sikule, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor; Stephen Genereaux, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor and National Advisory Faculty; Michelle Cangiano, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor and Leonard Tremblay, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor.
The next course will be held July 22, 2019 in Concord, NH.
For more information, contact Lise.Vance@UVMhealth.org.
Vermont Family Medicine Review Course
The 42nd Annual Family Medicine Review Course was held at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in June 2017. There were over 200 attendees on "Vermont Day". The course faculty was drawn almost exclusively from The University of Vermont Medical Center/ UVM College of Medicine medical staff, once again highlighting the incredible depth of talent at our institution.
The course serves a broad cross-section of regional and national physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents and medical students with an emphasis on preparation for the Family Medicine Board Certification Exam. Dr. Anya Koutras served as course director and again enjoyed expert support from the Office of Continuing Medical Education at the College of Medicine.
This next course will be presented May 29 - June 1, 2018.