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2021 Annual Meeting Hub

Precourses: Oct 23rd & 24
Main Meeting: Nov 5th & 6th


CME Recordings




  • Click the blue name of presentations in the agenda to access a copy of the presenters slides. If the presentation is not blue, we have not received the slides from the presenter yet. 
  • Precourse recordings are available in the agenda on the Precourse tab 
  • Main meeting plenary recordings & awards presentation are available in the agenda on the respective tabs
  • We are still processing abstract presentations – that should be up next week. Thank you!
  • Please wait until you are COMPLETE with all CME before filling out the meeting evaluation and submitting for your CME / MOC below.


Click the three tabs below to toggle between the three different days to access the agenda for that day including recordings and presentations


Time Presentation
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7:00AM – 7:45AM Contemporary Perspectives on Physician Wellness
By Claudia Finkelstein, MDCM
7:45AM – 7:55AM Governor’s Welcome
By Governor Matthew Hollon, MD MPH FACP
7:55AM – 8:00AM Story Slam #1 – Rasheed Durowoju, MD MS
8:00AM – 8:45AM Pre and Peri-Operative Management Pearls
By Mehraneh Khalighi, MD

8:45AM – 8:50AM BREAK
8:50AM – 9:35AM Update on Women’s Health
By Addie McClintock, MD

9:45AM – 9:40AM BREAK 
9:40AM – 10:25AM Update on Men’s Health
By John Armory, MD MPH FACP

10:25AM – 10:30AM BREAK 
10:30AM – 11:15AM Pearls on Evaluating and Managing Substance Use Disorders (1) & (2)
By Jocelyn James, MD & Elissa Poorman, MD MPH
James | Poorman
11:15-11:30AM BREAK 
11:30AM – 12:15PM Awards & Business Meeting
By Governor Matt Hollon, MD MPH FACP
12:15PM – 1:00PM The John Vassall, MD FACP Annual Lecture for Justice and Equity:
COVID – The View From Rural Communities

By Mabel Bodell, MD

1:00PM – 1:15PM BREAK 
1:10PM – 1:15PM Story Slam #2 – Judith Son, MD
1:15PM – 2:00PM Transitions of Care – Current Thinking on Best Practices
By Maralyssa Bann, MD; Stephanie Fosback, MD FACP; Thuan Ong, MD

2:00PM – 2:05PM BREAK
2:05PM – 2:50PM Cardiology Update
By Creighton Don, MD MPH

2:50PM – 2:55PM BREAK 
2:55PM – 3:40PM Diabetes Update
By Irl Hirsch, MD MACP

3:40PM – 3:50PM BREAK 
3:50PM – 4:30PM Rehab Medicine for the Internist / Hospitalist
By Alicia Fuhrman, MD

4:35PM – 5:25PM Thyroid Pearls
By Douglas Paauw, MD MACP

4:30PM – 5:25PM Story Slam #3 – Sean Stitham, MD
5:25PM – 5:35PM Closing Remarks
By Governor Matthew Hollon, MD MPH FACP


Time Live Via Zoom Webinar
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8:00AM – 8:10AM Welcome/Abstract Competition
By Governor Matt Hollon, MD MPH FACP
8:10AM Abstract 1 –A Rare Presentation of Secondary Syphilis with Rhabdomyolysis
By Christina Ryan, Madigan Army Medical Center 
Recording coming soon…
8:20AM Abstract 2 –It’s a Sore Subject: Surreptitious Methotrexate Use Mimicking Behcet Syndrome
By Cindy Chiu,  Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Recording coming soon…
8:30AM *WINNER* Abstract 3 –Bone Specific Alkaline Phosphatase Elevation due to “Huffing” Computer Cleaner
By Ketan Mehta, Madigan Army Medical Center
Recording coming soon…
8:40AM – 8:45AM Break
8:45AM – 9:30AM

Articles That Changed My Practice
By Rachel Safran, MD FACP & Susie Glass, MD
Safran  |    Glass

9:30AM Abstract 4- Maggot Therapy in Calciphylaxis: Chewing Your Way to Better Outcomes
By Timothy Hayes, Spokane Internal Medicine Residency
Recording coming soon…
9:40AM *SHM WINNER* Abstract 5-Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Myocarditis: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
By Cooper Kersey, University of Washington
Recording coming soon…
9:50AM Abstract 6 –Mixing Water and Gas: Chronic Colonic Ischemia Presenting as Chronic Portal Venous Gas
By Robert Spiller, Madigan Army Medical Center
Recording Coming Soon…
10:00AM – 10:05AM BREAK
10:05AM – 10:50AM Drug Updates for 2021
By Christopher Knight, MD FACP
10:50AM Abstract 7 –Don’t be Tachy: A Case of Grave Danger
By Sarah Knight, Spokane Teaching Health Center
Recording coming soon…
11:00AM Abstract 8 –Novel Use of Seraph Filter in Heat Stroke
By Katie Miller, Madigan Army Medical Center
Recording coming soon…
11:10AM Abstract 9 -The Careful Progression from Cushing’s Disease to Nelson-Salassa Syndrome and it’s Implications on Routine Procedures
By Khadij Assani, Skagit Regional Health
Recording coming soon…
11:20AM – 11:30AM BREAK
11:30AM – 11:35AM Jeopardy – Introduction
11:35AM – 1:00pm Jeopardy
Time Live Via Zoom Webinar – Personalized Links
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1:00PM – 2:00PM Managing Rashes
By Kendra Bergstrom, MD MS

2:00PM – 3:00PM Driver Evaluation and Safety
By Deborah Huang, MD MPH FACP

3:00PM – 4:00PM Integrative Medicine
By Leslie Robison, PhD

4:00PM – 5:00PM Dementia Work-Up in Clinic
By Kimiko Domoto-Reilly, MD MS

1:00PM – 2:00PM Management of Complications of Cirrhosis in the Hospital

2:00PM – 3:00PM Oncology for the Hospitalist
By Marina George, MD

3:00PM – 4:00PM Documentation Pearls
By Raman Palabindala, MD MBA FACP SFHM

4:00PM – 5:00PM Neurology for the Hospitalist
By Sandeep Khot, MD MPH

CME Bonus Recordings: Clinical Pearls Series

There are 6 CME-on-the-Go Recordings available to annual chapter meeting member attendees. Please watch these videos before you claim CME for the entire meeting.


Faculty Presentation
Amish Dave, MD Case-based Rheumatology for the Hospitalist 
Scott Hagan, MD & Ginger Evans, MD Obesity cases (medications, Approach to Patient with Obesity)
John Lynch, MD Updates on COVID-19
Jessica Pierce, MD Wound-Care Cases
Sam Rayner, MD Pulmonary Hypertension Cases
Sarah Wilhelm, MD Cases on Transgender Health


View Disclaimer Information

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

In order to claim CME you must complete a meeting survey. This link will direct you to the survey and then the CME claim form. CME cannot be claimed until the last session of the meeting has been held.

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this other activity (live component and enduring component) for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The pre-courses and pre-meeting content: 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

The Washington Chapter Scientific Meeting: 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Successful completion of this CME activity (the Washington Chapter Scientific Meeting), which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9.75 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Poster Competition

Poster Competition Submissions

The below posters submissions include a 3-minute powerpoint voice-over presentation to accompany a PDF poster. Winners will be announced at the November 6th conference.

*Winner ACP Medical Student Poster:
**Winner ACP Resident Poster:
***Winner SHM Inpatient Poster:


# First Name Last Name Abstract Title Presentation Link Poster
1 Aditya Nathan Getting Warmer: Barking up the Right Diagnosis Poster
2 Alexandria Olivo The Era of Novel Anaerobic Pathogens Poster
3 Ariana Kamaliazad A vicious degeneration: immune, intake or comBined Poster
4 Bowen He *SHM WINNER*
Leukostasis syndrome in chronic lymphocytic leukemia Poster
5 Brittany Bergam Biotin interference: An uncommon presentation of hyperthyroidism caused by a common over-the-counter medication Poster
6 Brittney Ward A case of candida complication in kyphoplasty Poster
7 Bryan Takisaki MAHA ha-ha-ha, get it? Poster
8 Carissa Burke Streptococcus anginosus group causing superior mesenteric and portal vein suppurative thrombophlebitis Poster
9 Caroline Catalano The Heart of the Matter: a case of cardiomyopathy. Poster
10 Cathy Zhang Initiation of dialysis for medication-refractory hyperkalemia in an elderly patient with small lymphocytic lymphoma Poster





Internal Medicine Education Seminars for Medical Trainees in Naivasha, Kenya Poster
12 Erin Lindenmeyer Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia Manifesting as Marked Hypereosinophilia Poster
13 Farah Saleem A rare mesonephric adenocarcinoma of cervix with abdominal wall metastasis Poster
14 Farah Saleem Concurrent presence of JAK2 and BCR/ABL mutation in a patient with thrombocytosis and intermittent leukocytosis Poster
15 Hai-Quan Truong Guillain-Barre syndrome following Pfizer vaccine for SARS-COV-2 Poster
16 Ivan Martinez Avalos Consideration of Cryptococcus meningitis in relative immunocompromised patients Poster
17 Jeff Kilcup The Smell of Bacon Poster
Susac’s Syndrome: A Rare Presentation and Course Poster
Nocardia nova in the setting of metastatic disease, a case report Poster
20 Khadij Assani A peculiar presentation of pauci-immune glomerulonephritis with interstitial nephritis – are they linked? Poster
21 Khadij Assani Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in an otherwise healthy 35 year old male Poster
22 Kirsten Myers Shortness of breath as a Disguise Poster
23 Lauren Onofrey PJP as the index presentation for anti-MDA5+ dermatomyositis with associated rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease Poster
24 Nathan Vicknair The Up’s and Down’s of Covid: 25-60% in Three Days Poster
25 Nobel Nguyen A rare case of Lemierre Syndrome in an IVDU Patient with Group A Streptococcus Poster
26 Nobel Nguyen Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis: Immune System Attach Poster





Adenocarcinoma Lung- An Unusual presentation Poster
29 Rabia Sarwar Coccidiomycosis in a young visitor patient with new onset type 1 DM- Case Report Poster
30 Ryan Liberg A new take on brainstorming Poster
31 Sarah Printz Capnocytophaga Infection in an Asplenic Patient Poster
32 Sarah Zubair Why so full? The case of an ovarian cyst Poster
33 Sarah Zubair Atrial flutter: the case of a rogue arrhythmia Poster
34 Sofya Malashanka Spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome in a patient with significant metastatic tumor burden from hepatocellular carcinoma Poster
35 Vanessa Woodard Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: the rare MANifestations Poster
36 Vicki Tang Facial droop leading to an eyebrow-raising diagnosis Poster