Professional & Continuing Studies

Daily conference schedule

  • 6:30 a.m. — Continental breakfast
  • 7–9:40 a.m. — Workshops/sessions
  • 9:40-10 a.m. — Break
  • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.— Conference presentations

Detailed agenda

All presenters at the Eastern Shore Medical Symposium are on the faculty of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University unless noted otherwise.

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022
  • 8 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. — Diabetes Treatment Update — Neil Skolnik, MD
  • 8:50 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. — Diabetic Kidney Disease  — Neil Skolnik, MD
  • 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. — Wound Care Update for PCPs — Anna Flattau, MD
  • 10:50 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. — Obesity Update: Evaluation and Management — Janine V. Kyrillos, MD, FACP
  • 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Management of Pituitary Adenomas — James Evans, MD
TUESDAY – JUNE 21, 2022
  • 7 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. — MORNING WORKSHOPS
    • Cervical Cancer Screening: Rethinking the Pap Smear  — Edward Buchanan, MD
    • LGBTQIA+ Health in 2022  — Anna Filip, MD
    • Sports Medicine — Marc Harwood, MD
  • 8 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. — Updates in Stroke Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention — Robin Dharia, MD
  • 8:50 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. — Asthma: Fundamental Changes in Management — Christopher Chambers, MD
  • 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. — Update on Hypertension and Resistant Hypertension — Patrick McBride
  • 10:50 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. — Sports Medicine Folklores — Marc Harwood, MD
  • 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Medical Malpractice:  A Primer— Robert Perkel, MD
WEDNESDAY – JUNE 22, 2022
  • 7 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. — MORNING WORKSHOPS
    • EKG Workshop for PCP — Behzad Pavri, MD
    • Caring for Caregivers — Judy Heredia, CRNP; Susan Parks, MD
    • Pediatric Immunization Update — John Russell, MD
  • 8 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. — Atrial Fibrillation for PCP — Behzad Pavri, MD
  • 8:50 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. — Adult Immunization Update  — John Russell, MD
  • 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. — Top 10 Best Ways to Treat Lipids  — Patrick McBride, MD
  • 10:50 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. — Renal Pearls for PCP — William Dahms, MD
  • 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Cancer Screening Update 2022 — Richard Wender, MD
THURSDAY – JUNE 23, 2022
  • 8 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. — Syncope in PCP — Heather Bittner Fagan, MD
  • 8:50 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. — COVID-19 Update — Christopher Haines
  • 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. — You Found a Pulmonary Nodule – Now What? — Gregory Kane, MD
  • 10:50 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. — The Future of Cancer Screening: Serendipity and Screening in Lung Cancer Detection — Richard Wender, MD
  • 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Psychopharmacology: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disease and Insomnia: State of the Art for Primary Care 2022 — Cynthia Cheng, MD, PhD
FRIDAY – JUNE 24, 2022
  • 8 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. — Update on Chronic Constipation —  Stephanie Moleski, MD
  • 8:50 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. — Management of Acute Confusion in Older Patients – A Case-Based Approach — Kristine Swartz, MD
  • 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. — Heart Failure — Rene Alvarez, MD
  • 10:50 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. — Honoring, Integrating, and Emerging from COVID: Meaning-Based Ways of Coping — Mark Mason, PhD
  • 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Alternative Medicine — Raymond Teets, MD

Schedule subject to change.