CME Calendar

Date: August 15, 2000

Arizona

Sept. 10-13: Breast-feeding medicine: the nature and nuture of infant nutrition. Omni Hotel & Golf Resort, Tucson. (16 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Contact Janene Dawson: 913-541-9077.

Sept. 22-25: Intensive conversational medical Spanish and cultural workshop. University of Arizona, Tucson. (36 hrs: P) Sponsor: Rios Associates. Contact Joanna Rios or Jose Fernandez: 520-907-3318 or 619-218-4875.

Sept. 23-27: PREP: the course. Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort, Scottsdale. (37 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics. Contact Sandy Goldstein: 847-228-5005.

Oct. 20-21: 2000 advanced life support in obstetrics (ALSO). Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale. (14 hrs: P) Sponsor: Arizona AFP. Contact Sharon Chapman: 602-274-6404.

Nov. 10-11: Diagnosis and treatment of common orthopedic conditions: a "hands on" approach. St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix. (12 hrs: P) Sponsor: St. Joseph's Family Practice Residency Program. Contact Susan Thornberry: 602-406-5057.

Nov. 3-5: 2000 Scottsdale headache symposium. Marriott's Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale. (16 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: American Headache Society. Contact Linda McGillicuddy: 856-423-0043.

Dec. 6-7: Dermatologic procedures. Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort, Scottsdale. (16 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 518-631-4664.

Dec. 6-7: Sclerotherapy. Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort, Scottsdale. (11 1/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 518-631-4664.

Dec. 8: Flexible sigmoidoscopy. Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort, Scottsdale. (6 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 518-631-4664.

Dec. 8-9: Orthopedics for the office practice. Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort, Scottsdale. (12 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 518-631-4664.

Arkansas

Oct. 17-18: St. Mary's advanced cardiac life support (ACLS). St. Mary's Hospital, Russellville. (13 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: AHEC-Fort Smith. Contact Rhonda Horton: 501-968-2841.

California

Sept. 7-10: Part A: MDT of the lumbar spine. Glendale. (27 hrs: P) Sponsor: The McKenzie Institute. Contact Stacey Lyon: 315-471-7612.

Sept. 14-18: Internal medicine 2000 fall program. Loews Coronado Bay Resort, San Diego. (20 hrs: P) Sponsor: CMEA, Inc. Contact Customer Service: 800-447-4474.

Sept. 20-23: 17th annual intensive course in geriatric medicine and board review. Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica. (31 1/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: UCLA School of Medicine, Geriatrics. Contact Lucio Arruda or Catarina Prata: 310-312-0531.

Oct. 11-14: 22nd year: semiannual wound management workshop. La Jolla Marriott, La Jolla. (14 1/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: University of California, San Diego. Contact Mely Fitzgerald: 619-543-6084.

Oct. 23-26: Primary care update. Hyatt-Embarcadaro Center, San Francisco. (27 hrs: P) Sponsor: Interstate Postgraduate Medical. Contact H.B. Maroney: 608-231-9045.

Oct. 25: Improving end-of-life care for the hospitalized patient. Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco. (7 hrs: P) Sponsor: Department of Medicine, CME, UCSF. Contact Cliff Brock: 413-476-5208.

Oct. 26-28: Management of the hospitalized patient in the managed care era. Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco. (17 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: Department of Medicine, CME, UCSF. Contact Cliff Brock: 415-476-5208.

Oct. 27-29: Physician leadership program. Laurel Heights Conference Center, San Francisco. (19 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: California AFP. Contact Laura Johnson-Morasch: 415-394-9121.

Nov. 2-5: Advances in infectious disease. Loews Coronado Bay Resort, San Diego. (20 hrs: P) Sponsor: CMEA, Inc. Contact Customer Service: 800-447-4474.

Nov. 3-5: Part B: MDT of the cervical/thoracic spine. Glendale. (20 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: The McKenzie Institute. Contact Stacey Lyon: 315-471-7612.

Nov. 3-5: The pharmacologic management of male sexual dysfunction. Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills. (14 hrs: P) Sponsor: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. Contact Gianinna Jorge: 310-858-4455.

Nov. 5-8: Geriatrics update 2000. Loews Coronado Bay Resort, San Diego. (20 hrs: P) Sponsor: CMEA, Inc. Contact Customer Service: 800-447-4474.

Nov. 10-12: Part B: MDT of the cervical/thoracic spine. Bayshore. (20 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: The McKenzie Institute. Contact Stacey Lyon: 315-471-7612.

Nov. 11-13: Part C: MDT the problem solving workshop. San Diego. (20 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: The McKenzie Institute. Contact Stacey Lyon: 315-471-7612.

Nov. 13: Career choices. Renaissance Esmeralda, Indian Wells. (7 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: American College of Physician Executives. Contact Howard Horwitz: 813-287-8000.

Nov. 16-17: Stress EKG. San Francisco. (12 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Nov. 16-19: National Health Service Corps. 2000 annual conference series. San Jose. (14 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Health Service Corps. Contact Esmee Arthurton: 301-495-0400.

Nov. 17-18: Obstetrical ultrasound. San Francisco. (12 1/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Nov. 17-19: Part B: MDT of the cervical/thoracic spine. Evanston. (20 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: The McKenzie Institute. Contact Stacey Lyon: 315-471-7612.

Nov. 18-19: Office and ER ultrasound. San Francisco. (11 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Jan. 4-7: New era cardiac care- innovation and technology. Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, Dana Point. (24 hrs: P) Sponsor: Cardiothoracic Research & Education Foundation. Contact Aligned Management Associates, Inc.: 760-751-8841.

Jan. 24-27: Medicine meets virtual reality 2001. Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Tennis Club, Newport Beach. (25 hrs: P) Sponsor: University of California, Irvine & Aligned Management Associates, Inc. Contact 860-447-9769.

Feb. 9-11: Innovative solutions for prostate cancer care: image-guided, minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment. (20 hrs: P) Coronado Island Marriott Resort, San Diego. Sponsor: Aligned Management Associations, Inc. Contact Karen Morgan: 877-220-3585.

Colorado

Oct. 16-20: Postgraduate course on clinical management and control of tuberculosis. National Jewish Medical/Research Center, Denver. (26 1/2 hrs: E) Sponsor: National Jewish Medical/Research Center. Contact Catheryne Queen: 303-398-1700.

Oct. 19-20: Advanced life support in obstetrics (ALSO). St. Mary Corwin Hospital, Pueblo. (17 hrs: P) Sponsor: Southern Colorado Family Medicine. Contact Nancy Hamilton: 719-560-5872.

Oct. 21: Use of the Internet in family practice of medicine. Broadmoor Hotel & Resort, Colorado Springs. (8 hrs: P) Sponsor: eHealth Coach. Contact Mindi McKenna, Ph.D.: 816-942-2859.

Connecticut

Oct. 6-8: Part C: MDT the problem solving workshop. Bristol. (20 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: The McKenzie Institute. Contact Stacey Lyon: 315-471-7612.

Florida

Sept. 7-8: Colonoscopy. Holiday Inn & Suites, Universal Studios, Orlando. (12 1/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Sept. 7-9: Dermatologic procedures. Holiday Inn & Suites, Universal Studios, Orlando. (16 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Sept. 8-9: EGD (gastroscopy). Holiday Inn & Suites, Universal Studios, Orlando. (12 1/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Sept. 9: 13th APPFP annual primary care 2000. NAS Mustin Beach Officer's Club, Pensacola. (7 hrs: P) Sponsor: Medical Educational Council of Pensacola. Contact Barbara James: 850-416-6557.

Sept. 10-11: Colposcopy. Holiday Inn & Suites, Universal Studios, Orlando. (15 1/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Sept. 11-13: Emergency/internal medicine/ family practice ultrasound. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, St. Pete Beach. (22 hrs: P) Sponsor: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Contact Brenda Robbins: 800-619-1900.

Sept. 22-23: 13th annual occupational medicine update. Sandestin Beach Hilton, Destin. (9 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety. Contact Elizabeth Maples: 205-934-7178.

Sept. 25-26: Advanced life support in obstetrics (ALSO). Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg. (17 hrs: P) Sponsor: Bayfront Medical Center. Contact Trish Strickler: 727-893-6197.

Sept. 25-29: Introduction to 2D/M-mode echocardiography and cardiac Doppler imaging. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, St. Pete Beach. (37 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Contact Brenda Robbins: 800-619-1900.

Oct. 12-13: Vascular interpretation. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, St. Pete Beach. (15 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Contact Brenda Robbins: 800-619-1900.

Oct. 13: 16th PC symposium. Country Inn, Pewaukee. (5 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: Family Health Plan. Contact Joani Dams: 414-325-5201.

Nov. 9-12: Part A: MDT of the lumbar spine. Madison. (27 hrs: P) Sponsor: The McKenzie Institute. Contact Stacey Lyon: 315-471-7612.

Cruises

Sept. 22-Oct. 1: Infectious disease update 2000. Western Mediterranean aboard the Legend of the Seas. (18 hrs: P) Sponsor: SUNY at Stony Brook/School of Medicine. Contact Dorothy Lane: 516-444-2094.

Oct. 12-28: 9th international cardiovascular symposium. Australia and New Zealand aboard the Crystal Harmony. (34 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: Cardiovascular Institute of SRQ/ University of Florida. Contact M. El Shahawy: 941-366-9800.

Oct. 15-22: Cardiology for primary care physicians. Aboard the Carnival Paradise. (17 hrs: P) Sponsor: The TPI Center for Medical Studies. Contact Sandy Junge: 888-475-9001.

Oct. 15-28: Transcultural health perspectives of Egypt, Israel and Jordan. Cruise on the Nile River aboard the M.S. Liberty. (23 hrs: P) Sponsor: Professional Education Society. Contact James McCray: 800-872-3070.

Oct. 23-28: Dermatology for the primary care physician. Western Caribbean aboard the Voyageur of the Seas. (18 hrs: P) Sponsor: SUNY at Stony Brook/School of Medicine. Contact Dorothy Lane: 516-444-2094.

Nov. 11-13: Orthopedics for the office practice. Panama Canal cruise aboard the Crown Princess. (12 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Nov. 15-18: Acupuncture. Panama Canal cruise aboard the Crown Princess. (15 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: National Procedures Institute. Contact Chantee DuFort: 517-631-4664.

Nov. 20-25: Emergency medicine update. Western Caribbean aboard the Voyageur of the Seas. (18 hrs: P) Sponsor: SUNY at Stony Brook/School of Medicine. Contact Dorothy Lane: 516-444-2094.

Feb. 5-7: Making a difference/lifes journey. Carnival Cruise Line. (6 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: Nebraska Methodist Hospital. Contact Jim Heft: 402-354-4676.

Courses Outside the United States

Sept. 14-16: Pinata of pediatrics XIII goes to Ireland. Burlington Hotel, Dublin, Ireland. (14 1/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: UAB. Contact Carol Malone: 256-232-2865.

Sept. 28-30: 7th annual international conference on gastrointestinal oncology. Palais de Congres, Aroachon, France. (17 hrs: P) Sponsor: The George Washington University Medical Center. Contact Susan Woodard: 202-994-4285.

Oct. 2-10: Healthcare in Provence. Aix-en-Provence, France. (13 hrs: P) Sponsor: Medical World Conferences. Contact Michael Crouch: 214-688-0955.

Oct. 15-21: Primary care conference. Wyndham Rose Hall-Montego Bay, Jamaica- West Indies. (17 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: Cutting Edge Seminars. Contact Lorraine Byrd: 707-553-9490.

Oct. 18-22: What is family practice and the procedures involved. Chimket Auditorium, Chimket, Kazakstan. (25 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: In His Image. Contact Bridgett Burritt: 918-493-7880.

Oct. 23-31: Healthcare in Provence. Aix-en-Provence, France. (13 hrs: P) Sponsor: Medical World Conferences. Contact Michael Crouch: 214-688-0955.

Oct. 28-Nov. 4: Intensive conversational medical Spanish and cultural workshop. La Paz, Mexico. (36 hrs: P) Sponsor: Rios Associates. Contact Joanna Rios or Jose Fernandez: 520-907-3318 or 619-218-4875.

Oct. 28-Nov. 4: Intensive medical Spanish and cultural workshop. La Paz B.C.S., Mexico. (53 3/4 hrs: P) Sponsor: Rios Associates. Contact Joanna Rios or Jose Fernandez: 520-907-3318 or 619-218-4875.

Nov. 4-11: Medicine of diving. Little Cayman, British West Indies. (23 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. Contact Helen Davis: 800-733-1660.

Nov. 9-19: International family medicine: Turkey, a comparative study. Multiple sites in Turkey. (11 hrs: P) Sponsor: Corporation for Professional Conferences. Contact Warren Heffron, M.D.: 505-272-3003.

Nov. 11-18: Medicine of diving. Little Cayman, British West Indies. (23 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. Contact Helen Davis: 800-733-1660.

Nov. 14-16: New drugs and new treatment guidelines. Aruba Marriott, Aruba, Dutch W. Indies. (13 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: University Learning Systems, Inc. Contact Sheryle Wilk-Sparrow or Carole Wilk: 800-940-5860.

Nov. 18-25: Healthcare in the land of Beethoven and Mozart. Hotel Bristol, Vienna, Austria. (14 hrs: P) Sponsor: Medical World Conferences. Contact Michael Crouch: 214-688-0633.

Dec. 13-15: Medicine in the next millennium. Manila Hotel, Manila, Philippines. (11 1/2 hrs: P) Sponsor: Association of Philippines, Philippines Physicians In America & Philippines American Association of FP, USA. Contact BG Quizon, M.D.: 313-837-7007.

International FP/GP Meetings

Oct. 8-13: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners-annual scientific meeting and 43rd annual general meeting. Townsville, Queensland, Australia. Contact: North Queensland Sub-Faculty, RACGP, P.O. Box 5394, Townsville, QLD 4810, Australia. Phone: 61 77 819 666.

Oct. 19-21: College of Family Physicians of Canada-annual scientific assemblies. Westin/ Ottawa Congress Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Marilyn McDonell, Meetings Manager, College of Family Physicians of Canada, 2630 Skymark Ave., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4W 5A4. Phone: 905-629-0900 ext. 416; fax: 905-629-0893.

Nov. 2-5: Medical advances and information in the new millennium. Hong Kong Academy of Medicine: second international congress. Aberdeen, Hong Kong. Contact: Ms. Rita Chau/Ms. Ingrid Leung, Congress Secretariat, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Second International Congress, 10/F, HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen SAR, Hong Kong PRC. Phone: 852-2871-8787; fax: 852-2871-8898.

May 13-17, 2001: Family medicine: the leading edge. 16th WONCA world conference, 2001. International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa. Contact Garth Brink, South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 30 Savell Ave., Glenashley, 4051, Republic of South Africa. Phone: 27 31 52 3771; fax: 27 31 52 7812.

State/Constituent Chapter Meetings

Here is a list of upcoming AAFP state/constituent chapter meetings. The telephone numbers of the administrative offices are included.

Connecticut: Oct. 25-26, Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville. 860-243-3977.

Iowa: Oct. 26-28, Marriott Hotel Downtown, Des Moines. 515-283-9370.

Tennessee: Oct. 24-27, Convention Center, Gatlinburg. 615-833-5522.

Annual Scientific Assemblies

Sept. 20-24, 2000: Dallas.

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