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 17 & 18 2017, in Concord, NH. The two-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 and New Hampshire served as instructors: Teri Brehio, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor, Course Director and National Advisory Faculty; Bryan Bannister, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor and National Advisory Faculty; Angela Yerdon McLeod, DO, ALSO Approved Instructor and National Advisory Faculty; Stephen Genereaux, MD, ALSO Approved Instructor and National Advisory; Anya Koutras, ALSO Approved Instructor and National Advisory Faculty and ALSO Instructor Candidate, John King, MD, MPH.

The next course will be held July 16 & 17, 2018, in Burlington, Vermont.

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.