Pinehurst Medical Symposium March 4 & 5, 2017
FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, North Carolina
Conference Objectives:The 24th Annual Pinehurst Medical Symposium has been designed and organized to assist participants in accomplishing the following objectives:
• Acquire knowledge regarding technologies and treatments that improve patient care
• Enhance knowledge of medical challenges and decisions, and clinical excellence
• Facilitate networking opportunities with colleagues
• Discuss topics of timely interest to physicians
Saturday, March 4, 2017
7 – 8 a.m. Registration & Breakfast Monroe Auditorium F irstHealth of the Carolinas Conference Center FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Campus
8 – 8:10 a.m. Conference Begins Welcome: Joseph F. Hakas Jr., M.D., Chair FirstHealth Medical Education Committee
8:10 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Session I Moderator: Joseph F. Hakas, Jr., M.D., Chair
New Advanced Therapies in Interventional Cardiology Steven J. Filby, M.D.
Valvular Heart Disease Update Peter I. Ellman, M.D.
Cross Sectional Imaging in the Patient with Renal Insufficiency Allen M. Joseph, M.D.
Initial Approaches and Next Steps for Back Pain Daniel M. Williams, M.D.
Resistant Hypertension Crystal C. Tyson, M.D.
Opioids Brian K. Thwaites, M.D.
12:45 p.m. Networking Lunch
Sunday, March 5, 2017
7 – 8 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Conference Reconvenes
Session II Moderator: Robert M. Watt, M.D.
Clinical Pearls in Psychiatry Gregory B. Collins, M.D.
Update on the Affordable Care Act Blair Childs
Ethics Gary Gala, M.D.
Renal Update William F. Pendergraft, III, M.D., Ph.D.
The Thriving Medical Family Wayne M. Sotile, Ph.D.
Wrap-up and Evaluations Conference Adjourns