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2/14/2023 - Medical Grand Rounds: General Internal Medicine (Outpatient) Year in Review





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List 3 sources of reputable evidence-based updates in primary care that can accessed yearly.
  • Describe at least 3 clinical updates in primary care from 2022.
  • Identify at least 1 way in which your clinical practice will change from the presentation.

Suggested Additional Reading & Joint Accreditation Statement - Note: This Accreditation Statement Supersedes All Other Statements:

Suggested additional reading:

  1. Ly DP, Essien UR, Olenski AR, Jena AB. Affirmative Action Bans and Enrollment of Students From Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Groups in U.S. Public Medical Schools. Ann Intern Med. 2022;175(6):873–8.
  2. Stollman N, Smalley W, Hirano I. American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Management of Acute Diverticulitis. Gastroenterology. 2015;149(7):1944–9.
  3. Peery AF, Shaukat A, Strate LL. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Medical Management of Colonic Diverticulitis: Expert Review. Gastroenterology [Internet]. 2021;160(3):906-911.e1.
  4. Targownik LE, Fisher DA, Saini SD. AGA Clinical Practice Update on De-Prescribing of Proton Pump Inhibitors: Expert Review. Gastroenterology [Internet]. 2022;162(4):1334–42.
  5. Davidson KW, Barry MJ, Mangione CM, et al. Aspirin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA - J Am Med Assoc. 2022;327(16):1577–84.
  6. McDonagh MS, Morasco BJ, Wagner J, et al. Cannabis-Based Products for Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med. 2022;175(8):1143–53.
  7. Liu D, Li ZH, Shen D, et al. Association of Sugar-Sweetened, Artificially Sweetened, and Unsweetened Coffee Consumption With All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: A Large Prospective Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2022;175(7):909–17.
  8. Maurovich-Horvat P, Bosserdt M, Kofoed KF, et al. CT or Invasive Coronary Angiography in Stable Chest Pain. N Engl J Med. 2022;386(17):1591–602.
  9. Dos Santos M, Ferrari G, Lee DH, et al. Association of the “weekend Warrior” and Other Leisure-time Physical Activity Patterns with All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: A Nationwide Cohort Study. JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(8):840–8.
  10. Delgado-Lista J, Alcala-Diaz JF, Torres-Peña JD, et al. Long-term secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean diet and a low-fat diet (CORDIOPREV): a randomized controlled trial. Lancet. 2022;399(10338):1876–85.

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This educational activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Allie Dakroub, MD — Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Andrew Klein, MD — Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.