Medical Dilemmas CME Conference in New York City
Medical Dilemmas CME Conference

December 14-16, 2018

Westin Hotel Times Square

New York, NY

6:15-6:50 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

6:50-7:00 am
Announcements and Polling/Badge Scanning Information

7:00-8:00 am
Update on The Most Recent 2017 Guideline on Hypertension: Jan Basile, MD

8:00-9:00 am
Update on Adult Immunizations: George Mejicano, MD

9:00-9:15 am
Break

9:15-10:15 am
Evidence-Based Drug Therapy Update: Wayne Weart, PharmD

10:15-11:15 am
Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Silvio Inzucchi, MD

11:15-11:30 am
Break

11:30 am-12:30 pm
Case Presentations in Diabetes: Silvio Inzucchi, MD

12:30-1:30 pm
The Opioid Crisis: Safe Prescribing-Balancing the Benefits and Risks for Patients: Wayne Weart, PharmD

1:30 pm
Adjourn

Statue Of Liberty

6:30-7:00 am
Continental Breakfast

7:00-8:00 am
Selecting Evidence-Based, Cost-Effective Generic Medications to Treat Common Disease States: Wayne Weart, PharmD

8:00-9:00 am
Update on Lipid-Lowering Therapy: Jan Basile, MD

9:00-9:15 am
Break

9:15-10:15
Key Concepts in Outpatient Antibiotic Selection: George Mejicano, MD

10:15-11:15 am
Assessing Elevated Liver Function Tests: A Case Oriented Approach: Peter Buch, MD

11:15-11:30 am
Break

11:30 am-12:30 pm
10 Cases of Fever- 10 Lessons Learned: George Mejicano, MD

12:30-1:30 pm
A Case-Based Approach to Evaluating and Treating GI Bleeding: Peter Buch, MD

1:30 pm
Adjourn 

Broadway Street Sign

6:30-7:00 am
Continental Breakfast

7:00-8:00 am
Resistant Hypertension 2018: The New White Paper is Published: Jan Basile, MD

8:00-9:00 am
Clinical Cases that Highlight Clinical Pharmacology: Wayne Weart, PharmD

9:00-9:15 am
Break

9:15-10:15 am
Cases in Infectious Disease: George Mejicano, MD

10:15-11:15 am
Cases in Hypertension and Dyslipidemia: Jan Basile, MD

11:15 am
Adjourn

New York City Skyline

Cancellation Policy:  All conferences are subject to cancellation. SMA will not refund travel costs if the meeting is cancelled. Refunds are not given for inclement weather. Registration fee refund requests must be submitted in writing to the SMA. A refund of your registration fee, minus a $50 administration processing fee, will be granted if notice is received by November 30, 2018. After this time, SMA will have incurred all related costs regarding your planned registration, therefore, no refunds will be granted. We urge you to register and book early because rooms often sell out prior to the cutoff date.

The Westin New York at Times Square

The Westin New York at Times Square stands at the crossroads of the world - at the corner of 43rd Street and 8th Avenue. The hotel's ideal central location showcases spectacular views and puts you within steps of more than 40 Broadway theatres, some of the finest businesses, world-famous shopping, famed Restaurant Row, Times Square, and exciting entertainment venues.

Upscale Accommodations

  • Plush Heavenly Beds® for untold comfort and ultimate renewal
  • Westin's invigorating Heavenly Bath®
  • Dual-line phones, including one cordless phone
  • Voice mail, data ports and high-speed or wireless Internet
  • 47" Flat Screen HD TVs
  • iHome clock radio with iPod docking station
  • Individual climate control
  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Hair dryer and deluxe grooming amenities
  • Coffee maker
  • In-room refrigerated refreshment center
  • In-room, laptop-sized safe
  • Custom-designed terry bathrobe to envelop you in comfort
  • Complimentary use of the Westin WORKOUT® Health Club
  • Adjacent to the E-Walk - entertainment/retail complex
  • Near the New York fashion, financial, and commercial districts
  • Just blocks from Grand Central Station and Penn Station
  • Close to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
  • Steps from American Girl Place New York®, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Empire State Building, Rockefeller Plaza and Fifth Avenue
  • 9 miles from LaGuardia International Airport
  • 15 miles from John F. Kennedy International Airport
  • 16 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport
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