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Pinehurst Medical Symposium

| Date Posted: 1/27/2017

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

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