Welcome to the 2021 Washington ACP Annual Meeting. Below is the schedule for the precourse and annual meeting days.

Annual Meeting Chairs: Pallavi Arora & Mary Ramsbottom

Outpatient Precourse – October 23rd


1:00pm - 5:00pm

Outpatient Precourse: Precourse Chairs – Anita Chopra, MD & Stephanie Fosback, MD FACP

Sessions led by: Kimiko Domoto-Reilly, MD MS; Kendra Bergstrom, MD; Deborah Huang, MD MPH FACP; Leslie Robison MD

4 Sessions - Click to see all sessions

Managing Rashes – Kendra Bergstrom, MD MS

Driver Evaluation and Safety – Deborah Huang, MD MPH FACP

Integrative Medicine – Leslie Robison, MD

Dementia Work-Up in Clinic – Kimiko Domoto-Reilly, MD MS

Inpatient Precourse – October 24th


1:00pm - 5:00pm

Inpatient Precourse
in partnership with PNW – Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
Precourse Chairs – Stephanie Field, MD & Raman Palabindala

Sessions Led By: Anne Larson, MD FACP; Marina George, MD; Raman Palabindala, MD MBA FACP SFHM; Sandeep Khot, MD MPH

4 Sessions - Click to see all sessions

Management of complications of cirrhosis in the hospital – Anne Larson, MD, FAASLD, AGAF, FACP

Oncology for the Hospitalist – Marina George, MD

Documentation Pearls – Raman Palabindala, MD MBA FACP SFHM

Neurology for the Hospitalist – Sandeep Khot, MD MPH

Main Meeting – Friday, November 5th, 2021


7:00am - 7:45am

Bonus Session: Contemporary perspective on physician wellness 

Claudia Finkelstein, MDCM



7:45am - 8:00am

Governor’s Welcome 

By Governor Matt Hollon, MD MPH FACP



8:00AM - 8:45AM

Pre and peri-operative management pearls

By Mehraneh Khalighi, MD


8:50AM - 9:35AM

Update on Women’s Health

By Addie McClintock, MD 


9:40am - 10:25am

Update on Men’s Health

John Amory, MD MPH FACP


10:30am - 11:15am

Pearls on evaluating and managment substance use disorders 

By Jocelyn James, MD & Elissa Poorman, MD, MPH

11:15pm - 11:30pm

15-Minute Break 

11:30am - 12:15pm

LUNCH: WA Chapter Update: Overview & Business Meeting / Chapter Awards – Matt Hollon


12:15pm - 1:00pm

COVID – The View From Rural Communities

By Mabel Bodell, MD


15-Minute Break


1:15pm - 2:00pm

Transitions of Care – Current Thinking on Best Practices

By Maralyssa Bann, MD FACP; Stephanie Fosback, MD MPH; Thuan Ong, MD MPH



Cardiology Update 

By Creighton Don, MD MPH



Diabetes Update 

By Irl Hirsch, MD MACP              



Rehab Medicine for the internist/hospitalist

By Alicia Fuhrman, MD          


4:35pm - 5:20pm

Thyroid Pearls for the Internist

By Doug Paauw, MD MACP


5:20pm - 5:30pm

Story Slam & Closing Remarks 

Matt Hollon, MD MPH FACP

Day 2 – Saturday, November 6th, 2021



Welcome/Abstract Competition

By Governor Matt Hollon, MD MPH FACP



8:10AM - 8:20am

Abstract 1 – A Rare Presentation of Secondary Syphilis with Rhabdomyolysis

By Christina Ryan, Madigan Army Medical Center – Internal Medicine


8:20AM - 8:30am

Abstract 2-It’s a Sore Subject: Surreptitious Methotrexate Use Mimicking Behcet Syndrome

By Cindy Chiu, Internal Medicine Residency at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health



Abstract 3-Bone Specific Alkaline Phosphatase Elevation due to “Huffing” Computer Cleaner

By Ketan Mehta, Madigan Army Medical Center





Articles that Changed my Practice 

By Rachel Safran, MD FACP & Susie Glass, MD



Abstract 4- Maggot Therapy in Calciphylaxis: Chewing Your Way to Better Outcomes

By Timothy Hayes, Spokane Internal Medicine Residency 



Abstract 5- Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Myocarditis: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

By Cooper Kersey, University of Washington Internal Medicine Residency 




Abstract 6- Mixing Water and Gas: Chronic Colonic Ischemia Presenting as Chronic Portal Venous Gas

By Robert Spiller, Madigan Army Medical Center




10:05am - 10:50am

Drug Updates for 2021

By Christopher Knight, MD FACP



Abstract 7- Don’t be Tachy: A Case of Grave Danger

By Sarah Knight, Spokane Teaching Health Center



Abstract 8- Novel Use of Seraph Filter in Heat Stroke 

By Katie Miller, Madigan Army Medical Center



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 





Jeopardy- Introduction 




Pre-Recorded CME


60 minute recorded CME

Obesity cases (medications, approach to patient with obesity) – Scott Hagan, MD

Cases on transgender health – Sarah Wilhelm, MD

Pulmonary hypertension cases – Sam Rayner, MD

Case-based rheumatology for the hospitalist case – Amish Dave, MD MPH

Covid Update – John Lynch, MD

Wound-Care Cases for the Internist – Jessica Pierce, MD

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