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Primary Care Symposium

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Presents the 18th Annual Primary Care Symposium

Join us for a multidisciplinary approach to wellness, disease prevention and management, new therapies and end of life care. Our Primary Care Symposium will provide concise, comprehensive information for the clinical practitioner addressing population health management and care of seriously ill patients. Updates will be provided on: cancer therapies and immunotherapy, genetic testing, COPD and heart failure. The program will conclude with a dialogue of new drug updates.

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Program Planning Directors
F. Strait Fairey, Jr., MD, Robert Oliverio, MD, John Rowe, MD and Chris McLain, MD

Symposium Location
The Country Club of Charleston, 1 Country Club Road, Charleston, SC 29412

Accommodation Suggestion
SpringHill Suites Downtown/Riverview, 98 Ripley Point Dr., Charleston, SC 29407, (843) 571-1711

Cost: $50 physicians and advanced practitioners, includes breakfast, lunch and education credits.
Registration is required. 

Register by calling (843) 402-CARE (2273) or register online.


 7:00 a.m.  Registration
 8:15 a.m.  Primary Care's Evolution for Population Health - A Nationwide Perspective
 May Pini, MD MPH
 Principal, Population Health - Premier, Inc.
 9:15 a.m.  Updates in Cancer Care and Immunotherapy Treatment
 Shelly Shand, MD
 Charleston Hematology Oncology Associates
 10:15 a.m.


 10:30 a.m.  Care of Seriously Ill Patients
 Tiffany Richter, DO
 Roper Hospice and Roper Hospice Cottage
 11:30 a.m.  What is New in Genetic Testing
 Steven Shapiro, MD, DMD
 Lowcountry Genetics
 12:30 p.m.


 Grand Ballroom

 1:30  p.m.   Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Updates
 William T. Dawson, MD
 Charleston Pulmonary Associates and Sleep
 2:30 p.m.  Heart Failure: More Than Just a Pump
 Patrick Looser, MD
 Lowcountry Cardiology Associates
 3:30 p.m.  New Drug Updates  Wayne Weart, PharmD
 Medical University of South Carolina

Roper St. Francis Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Roper St. Francis Healthcare is accredited by the South Carolina Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

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