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Free Continuing Medical Education Symposium

Gitlin Primary Care Update

Friday, October 30, 2020
Virtual Conference
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health

Program Agenda



8 – 8:15 AM

John J. Russell, MD
Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Abington – Jefferson Health

8:15 – 9 AM

Hyperthyroidism: Diagnosis and Management for Primary Care
Peter M. Ucciferro, DO, Endocrinology
Abington – Jefferson Health

9 – 9:45 AM

Pituitary Tumors: An Update for Primary Care
G. Michael Lemole, Jr., MD, Neurosurgery
Director, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience,
Abington – Jefferson Health
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery,
Thomas Jefferson University

9:45 – 10:30 AM

Breast Disorders and Breast Cancer Screening Update
Kristin L. Brill, MD, Breast Surgery
Enterprise Director, Breast Oncology
Jefferson Health

10:30 – 11 AM


11 – 11:45 AM

Cancer Screening in the Elderly
Meera D. Shah, DO, Family Medicine
Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program,
Abington – Jefferson Health

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Covid-19: Past, Present and Future
Jaclyn A. Rosenzweig, MD, Infectious Diseases
Abington – Jefferson Health

12:30 – 1:30 PM


1:30 – 2:15 PM

Thoracic Aortic Disease
Konstadinos A. Plestis, MD, Cardiac Surgery
Director, Jefferson Aorta Surgery
Jefferson Health

2:15 – 3 PM

The ABC’s of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) for HIV
William G. Callahan, DO, Family Medicine
Faculty, Family Medicine Residency Program
Abington – Jefferson Health

3 – 3:15 PM


3:15 – 4:45 PM

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