2022 Annual Meeting Hub

Precourses: November 3rd
Main Meeting: Nov 4th & 5th






  • If a presentation does not have handouts below, we are waiting to receive them from the speaker.
  • Recordings will be available this week – we will email when all recordings are posted in the agenda. 


Time In-Person at Bell Harbor
1:00PM – 2:00PM

Updates in Ambulatory GIM
By Addie McClintock, MD & Chris Knight, MD


2:00PM – 3:00PM

Updates in Women’s Health
By Megan Loring, MD


3:00PM – 4:00PM

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Management in Asymptomatic Patients
By Ranjini Krishnan, MD, MS, FACC


4:00PM – 5:00PM Chronic Pain Management
By Andrew Friedman, MD
INPATIENT PRECOURSE In Collaboration with SHM 
1:00PM – 2:00PM

The Business Side of Inpatient Medicine

By Christopher Kim, MD, MBA, SFHM & Joseph Joo, MD


2:00PM – 3:00PM Caring for Transplant Patients in the Hospital
By Yilin Zhang, MD & Jesse Levin, MD
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Leaving Against Medical Advice

By Raman Palabindala, MD MBA SFHM

4:00PM – 5:00PM

Updates in Hospital Medicine by SHM
By Rachel Thompson, MD MPH & Therese Franco, MD SHM FACP



Time Presentation
7:15AM – 8:15AM Antibotics for the Internist/Antibiotic Stewardship (webcast)
By Rupali Jain, PharmD & Paul Pottinger, MD, DTMH, FACP, FIDSA

Physician Wellness Workshop by Wellbeing Champions
By Cathrine Wheeler, MD, FACP

Watch Video


Inpatient Management of Alcohol Use Disorder & Withdrawal
By Shamim Nejad, MD, FASAM, FACLP

By Natalia Murinova, MD, MHA

8:15AM – 8:30AM Break
8:30AM – 8:45AM

Governor’s Welcome
By Governor Chris Knight, MD FACP

Watch Video

8:45AM – 10:15AM

COVID-19 Symposium: Updates in COVID Therapeutics, Post-COVID Conditions, COVID Resilience, and Pandemic Preparedness
By Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD, Janna Friedly, MD, Jeff Duchin, MD

Watch Video

10:15AM – 10:30AM BREAK
10:30AM – 11:00AM

Residents’ Session: Oral Presentations

Watch Video

11:00AM – 11:40AM

Dermatology Review
By Kendra Bergstrom, MD

Watch Video (Age Restriction, you must be signed into YouTube in order to view)

11:40AM – 12:30PM

Updates in Diabetes Mellitus
By Savitha Subramanian, MD

Watch Video

Updates in Cardiology
By Neal Chatterjee, MD, MSc

Watch Video

12:30PM – 1:45PM Lunch, Business Meeting, & Awards
1:45PM – 2:45PM

John Vassall Annual Lecture for Justice & Equity in Medicine: Addressing Racial Disparities in Healthcare
By John Vassall, MD, FACP

Watch Video

2:45PM-3:00PM BREAK 

Updates in Pulmonology & Critical Care
By Richard Kim, MD

Watch Video


Residents’ Session: Oral Presentations & Story Slam
By: Sarah Gunby, University of Washington

Watch Video

4:22PM – 5:25PM

Debate on Diverticulitis and Antibiotics
By Seth Cohen, MD, MSc & Jeffery Jacobs, MD, Moderated By: Rachel Safran, MD FACP

Watch Video

5:25PM – Governor’s Reception & Poster Judging



Time Live Via Zoom Webinar
*Click the blue link to download the presentation. Click the red video icon to watch the recoding.
7:15AM – 8:15AM

How to Get Better at Diagnosis (webcast)
By Doug Paauw, MD, MACP

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Mentoring & Training Leaders to Improve Diversity
By Nwando Anyaoku, MD, MPH, MBA 

Advocacy Updates
By Chris Wong, MD & Stephanie Fosback, MD, FACP

By Arinola Dada, MD

Challenging Patient Encounters
By Sarah Steinkruger, MD

8:15AM – 8:30AM

Break & Story Slam
By Anna Shamitoff, VA Puget Sound Regional Health Center

Watch Video

8:30AM – 9:15AM

Updates in Mental Health
By Lydia Chwastiak, MD

Watch Video

9:15AM – 10:00AM

How the Other Half Eats: the Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America
By Priya Fielding Singh, PhD

Watch Video

10:00AM – 10:30AM

Residents’ Session: Oral Presentations

Watch Video

10:30AM – 10:45AM Break
10:45AM – 11:30AM

Articles That Changed My Practice
By Rachel Safran, MD FACP & Michael Stewart, DO

Watch Video 

11:30AM – 12:15PM

Care in the Patients with Dementia
By Barak Gaster, MD FACP

Watch Video

12:15PM – 1:45PM Lunch, Medical Jeopardy, Abstract Awards
1:45PM – 2:45PM

Outcome Differences in Women of Color (webcast)
By Nkeiruka Duze, MD, FACP & Teera Crawford, MD

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Sports Medicine Workshop
By Greg Nakamoto, MD, FACP & Leslie Yen, MD

Opioid Use Disorder
By Jared Klein, MD, MPH & Amy Kennedy, MD, MSc

Volunteering for Physicians
By Anita Chopra, MD, FACP; Seema Abbasi,MD; Mehr Grewal

FACP Workshop
By Chris Knight, MD, FACP

2:45PM – 3:00PM Break
3:00PM – 3:40PM

Updates in Nephrology
By Henry Mroch, MD FACP

Watch Video

3:40PM – 4:30PM

New Drugs
By Chris Knight, MD FACP

Watch Video

4:30PM – 4:45PM

Story Slam (Zachary Kerosky, Madigan Army Medical Center) & Closing Remarks
By Chris Knight, MD, FACP



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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: 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

The Washington Chapter Scientific Meeting: 13 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 13 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.

About the Venue & Other Info

Getting to Bell Harbor

On Foot

From the heart of downtown Seattle, visitors can walk down the Pike Street Hill Climb* via the Pike Place Market, and walk approximately 0.4 miles northwest (to the right if looking at the waterfront) past the Seattle Marriot Waterfront. Bell Harbor will be on your left. For additional walking routes, please use the map to the right.

*The Pike Street Hill Climb is the nickname for a popular staircase behind the Pike Place Market, and the stairs will take you to the waterfront and Alaskan Way. Signs in the Market will direct you there.


King County Metro

Metro transit offers many bus routes to take you within walking distance of Bell Harbor. The Waterfront Streetcar Line Bus, MT 99 stops at Alaskan Way & Clay, two blocks north of Bell Harbor. Additionally, six buses service the 1st Avenue & Lenora Street stop, where there is a simple walk down the stairs or elevator ride to Alaskan Way, one block away where Lenora dead ends at the bottom of the hill. Once past the stairs down or the elevator, walk two blocks to the right to Bell Harbor.

Driving Directions

Driving Directions from I-5 Southbound

  • Take exit 165B towards Union Street
  • Turn right onto 4th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Wall Street
  • Turn left onto Elliott Avenue
  • The Bell Street Pier/World Trade Center Garage, located at 2323 Elliott Avenue N, will be on your right next to the Art Institute of Seattle

Driving Directions from I-5 Northbound

  • Take exit 165 for Seneca Street
  • Turn right onto 4th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Wall Street
  • Turn left onto Elliott Avenue
  • The Bell Street Pier/World Trade Center Garage, located at 2323 Elliott Avenue N, will be on your right next to the Art Institute of Seattle



We recommend parking in the Art Institute of Seattle’s parking garage, which connects directly to Bell Harbor and World Trade Center Seattle via the skybridge and can be accessed on both Elliott Avenue and Wall Street.

Garage Address: Bell Street Pier Garage #28, 2323 Elliott Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Additional Information

Upon Arrival

Please check in at the conference registration desk, located in the Bell Harbor Lobby. Please refer to the agenda above to see when the registration desk opens.

Conference App
Don’t forget to download the conference app so you can keep track of the schedule, submit live questions, participate in live polls and evaluate sessions throughout the day. The app can be downloaded using the App Store or Google Play by searching for “eVentsLite” and “acpwa2022” as the conference.


Your meeting registration includes Breakfast, Coffee, Lunch and an evening reception


On Site Internet Access

Attendees will have access to the internet throughout Bell Harbor so feel free to bring your laptop or iPad. 


Dress Code

The dress code is business casual throughout the entire meeting. Please note that meeting rooms are often kept cool so be sure to bring a sweater if you typically get cold.