Essential Evidence Update Conference
October 7, 2022
8 am-5 pm ET | Holiday Inn Detroit Northwest-Livonia OR Virtual via Zoom | 17123 N. Laurel Park Dr., Livonia, MI
Family physicians, family medicine residents, medical students
The Essential Evidence Update Conference is an engaging, rapid-fire review of the most recent research studies of diagnostic and treatment approaches to common medical conditions important to family physicians.
Registrants may attend the conference in person or virtually from the comforts of home or office.
Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan recognizes Southeastern Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (SEMAFP) for its generous support of this conference. SEMAFP members will receive a discounted rate of $200, on a first-come, first-served basis. Click the register button on this page to reserve your spot.
Liver & Lower GI Update
Upper GI Update
Urinary Tract Disease Update
11:30 am - 12 pm
Dementia/End-of-Life Care Update
Exercise & Rehabilitation Update
Essential Oils: What is the Evidence?
Tobacco & Substance Abuse Update
Henry C. Barry, MD, MS is professor emeritus of family medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. After graduating from the University of Maryland, he completed family medicine residency at St. Lawrence Hospital in Lansing, Michigan, and earned a master’s in clinical research design and statistical analysis from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. For 25 years, as one of the original “POETs,” Dr. Barry and colleagues have generated over 6,000 POEMs (Patient Oriented Evidence that Matters), short critical summaries of original research on topics relevant to primary care physicians.
Gary Ferenchick, MD, MS is a professor of medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he practices general internal medicine and is deeply involved in major curriculum renovation. He earned his master’s degree in human nutrition and a medical degree from Michigan State University and completed internal medicine residency at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he has been a faculty member since 1988. Dr. Ferenchick is a past president of Internal Medicine Clerkship Directors. His research interest is the interface between medical education and information technology.
Heather S. Laird-Fick, MD, MPH, FACP is a lifelong Michigan resident who completed her bachelors at Alma College, medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, internal medicine residency at St Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, and masters in public health at the University of Michigan. She is currently Professor in the Dept. of Medicine at Michigan State University and Director of Assessment for the College of Human Medicine. Her clinical focus in on holistic care of aging adults, particularly women and those with mood disorders or complex chronic conditions.
Online registration ends 10/06/2022
Denna Bunting, MAFP Meeting Planner
SEMAFP and MAFP Members must log into the website to receive the discounted rates below.
SEMAFP Members: $200
MAFP Members: $300
Non-MAFP Members: $350
Residents & Medical Students: A limited number of scholarships are available; email [email protected].
The AAFP has reviewed Essential Evidence Update Conference and deemed it acceptable for up to 7.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 10/07/2022 to 10/07/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMA/AAFP Equivalency accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.