2016 ACE Conference

Register today for The Arizona Academy of Family Physicians
(AzAFP) Annual Clinical Education (ACE Conference).

April 7th - 9th 2016

Starts at 8:00 AM

Phoenix, AZ

Desert Willow Conference Center

Join the Conference

April 7 th will be here before you know it

00
00
00
00

About the Conference

The Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (AzAFP) is holding their Annual Clinical Education (ACE) Conference April 7th - 9th 2016 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix, AZ.

Directed by InfoPOEMs co-founder Mark Ebell, the conference is a model for quality continuing medical education free of industry influence and support. This program of completely evidence-based material based on the InfoPOEMs (Patient Oriented Evidence that Matters) format gives practicing primary care doctors what they need to stay current.

Special Events

  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE- SUSAN CANNATA, JD.
  • AZAFP ALL MEMBER RECEPTION- ALL INVITED, NO EXTRA CHARGE- FRIDAY APRIL 7 TH.
  • AZAFP AWARDS RECEPTION AND FOUNDATION RAFFLE.
  • AAFP VIP UPDATE WITH BOB WERGIN, MD.
  • CMS UPDATE WITH Q & A.

Tabbed Event Schedule

Thur, April 7th Topic/Event
8.00 am Breakfast
9.00 am Health Analytics- Jim Dearing, DO
10.00 am DVT/PE/Anticoagulation-Kelly Luba, DO
11.00 am Break
11.15 am Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging- Inder Makin, MD, PhD; Deborah Heath, DO
12.15 pm Lunch
1.30 pm Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
3.30 pm BREAK
3.45 pm Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
4.45 pm Aaron Boor, DO
5.45 pm Adjournment for the day
Fri, April 8th Topic/Event
7.00 am Breakfast and Registration
8.00 am Pediatric Potpourri-Steve Brown, MD
8.30 am Musculoskeletal-Mark Ebell, MD
9.00 am Hot Topics
9.30 am Heart and peripheral vascular disease-Gary Ferenchick, MD
10.00 am Break & visit exhibits
10.30 am Infectious disease update-John Hickner, MD
11.00 am Editor’s Choice – 1 hour-All Speakers
12.00 pm Lunch & Legislative update with Susan Cannata, JD
1.00 pm Novel anticoagulants and atrial fibrillation-Gary Ferenchick, MD
1.30 pm What’s new in men’s health-Steve Brown, MD
2.00 pm Screening: USPSTF update-Mark Ebell, MD
2.30 pm COPD & asthma-John Hickner, MD
3.00 pm Break & Visit Exhibits
3.30 pm Acute respiratory infections-Mark Ebell, MD
4.00 pm Hyperlipidemia-Steve Brown, MD
4.30 pm Adjournment for Day of CME
4.30 pm

Awards Reception, appetizers, drinks and Foundation Raffle at Conference Center (1 guest per attendee please).

Sat, April 9th Topic/Event
7.30 am Breakfast and Registration
8.00 am Liver & GI Update- Gary Ferenchick, MD
8.30 am Women’s Health- John Hickner, MD
9.00 am Chest Pain Evaluation-Mark Ebell, MD
9.30 am New Drugs in Primary Care-Steve Brown, MD
10.00 am Break & visit exhibits
10.30 am Primary Care Coordination-John Hickner, MD
11.00 am Pregnant Patient-Steve Brown, MD
11.30 am Cancer surveillance-Mark Ebell, MD
12.00 pm Editor’s choice-All Speakers
12.30 pm Lunch
CMS Update w/ Q & A- Ashby Wolfe, MD AAFP VIP Robert Wergin, MD
2.30 pm Travel Medicine-Gary Ferenchick, MD
3.00 pm Adolescent Medicine-Steve Brown, MD
3.30 pm Vitamin D-John Hickner, MD
4.00 pm Exercise & Rehab-Gary Ferenchick, MD

Where & When

APRIL 7-9 2016
DESERT WILLOW CONFERENCE CENTER
4340 E Cotton Center Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85040.

Lodging

Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes
2000 W Westcourt Way
Tempe, AZ 85282
$169 USD per night 1-888-867-7492 mention AzAFP.
Book your group rate for 2016 Ace Conference

Meals

Meals included with meeting registration include breakfast and lunch on Thursday, Friday and Saturday plus awards reception!
Please indicate any food restrictions on your registration form..