52nd Annual Primary Care Review

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Conference description

The 52nd Annual Primary Care Review provides up-to-date clinical information and critical review of topics essential to primary care practice. Twenty livestreamed plenary presentations and nearly 40 hours of asynchronous education provide the opportunity to design a personalized learning experience.

Conference date

February 8-12, 2021 (Virtual conference)

Target audience

The 2021 Primary Care Review is designed for family physicians, internists, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, and other primary care health care providers.

Schedule of livestreamed presentations

Monday, February 8

8:00       Primary Palliative Care: Why You Should Care and Tools to Succeed - Sara Taub, MD
8:40       Difficult Conversations - Briana Ketterer, MD
10:10     What's New with DVT and PE? - Thomas DeLoughery, MD
10:50     Tackling Testosterone to Vanquish Prostate Cancer - Tomasz Beer, MD

Tuesday, February 9

8:00       Approach to Behavioral Disturbance in Dementia - Marian Hodges, MD
8:40       Schizophrenia in Older Adult Patients - David Mansoor, MD
10:10     Women's Health, VTE and Anticoagulation - Bethany Samuelson Bannow, MD
10:50     Demystifying Adolescent Contraception - Megan Jacobs, MD    

12:05     "Coffee Talk" Networking Session

Wednesday, February 10

8:00       Too Many to Just Right: The How, When and Why of Deprescribing - Kathleen Drago, MD, Emily Morgan, MD, Juliana Bernstein, PA-C, MPAS and Elizabeth Eckstrom, MD, MPH
10:10    What to Do with Unexpected MRI Findings - Hans Carlson, MD and Thomas DeLoughery, MD

Thursday, February 11

8:00       Metabolic Syndrome: A Multidisciplinary Discussion - Diane Stadler, PhD, RDN, LD
10:10     Osteoporosis - Chaim Vanek, MD
10:50     Update on Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules  - Maisie Shindo, MD

12:05    "Coffee Talk" Networking Session

Friday, February 12

8:00       Updates in COVID-19 - A Light at the End of the Tunnel - Ellie Sukerman, MD
8:40       Vaccine Hesitancy - Judith Guzman-Cottrill, DO
10:10     Every Study of Medication Adherence is an N=1 - Craig Williams, PharmD
10:50     Moving the Needle and Other Diabetes Treatment Updates in 2021 - Craig Williams, PharmD 

The below presentations, organized by general focus area, will be available to view on your own schedule for six weeks after the event.

Allergy and Immunology

Allergic Rhinitis: Updates on Management Strategies - Karen Anstey, M.D.
Venom Allergies - Shyam Joshi, MD


COPD Update 2021- Gopal Allada, MD
Diuretics in Heart Failure: The Art and Science of Diuretic Dosing - Harleen Singh, PharmD
Heart Disease and Pregnancy: Short and Long-term Risks - Abigail Khan, MD
Hypertension - Raghav Wusirika. MD
Lit Review: Cardiology - Joaquin Cigarroa, MD
Updates on Heart Disease in Women - Nandita Gupta, MD

Dentistry/Oral Health

Common Oral Diseases in Older Adults - Harjit Sehgal, BDS, MS


Common Skin Neoplasms - Jina Chung
Skin Rashes - Kim Sanders, MPAS, PA-C


IBD vs IBS - Emilie Regner, MD
Lessons Learned: Implementation of a System-level Colorectal Cancer Screening Guideline - Johanna Warren, MD and Dan Stein, PA

General Medicine

Bedside Diagnosis - Peter Sullivan, MD
Climbing to the SUMMIT: Improving Care for Medically and Socially Complex Patients Through an Ambulatory-ICU Model of Primary Care - Brian Chan, MD and Meg DeVoe, MD
Daily Recommended Exercise - Nels Carlson, MD
Hypo and Hyperthermia - Tom DeLoughery, MD
Insomnia Diagnosis and Treatment - Jonathan Emens, MD
The Physical Exam - Andre Mansoor, MD


Lit Review: Geriatrics - Katie Drago, MD


Anticoagulation and the Older Patient - Tom DeLoughery, MD
Elements of Cancer Survivorship Care in the Primary Care Setting - Amy Chen, MD

Infectious Disease

Hepatitis C Treatment in Primary Care: Updates and Case Studies - Brian Garvey, MD
PrEPare to Care for MSM Patients - Christopher Terndrup, MD and Ryan Coe, MD
Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Oregon: What Is Your Role? - Devon Flynn, MD, Emmanuelle Pare, MD and Judith Guzman-Cottrill, MD
When the Skies are Open Again: Post-Covid Travel Medicine - Timothy Herrick, MD, MS, MA


Shoulder versus Cervical Spine: A Pain in the Neck - Omar Nazir, MD
The Pelvic Floor - Sandi Gallagher, PT
When to Refer: Hip Impingement - Andrea Herzka, MD
When to Refer: Knee - Jackie Brady, MD


Cervical cancer screening - new guidelines - Amy Wiser, MD
Common vulvar conditions with treatment - Amy Stenson, MD


Cannabis for Pain - Joseph Bubalo, PharmD
Pain - Kim Mauer, MD
When to Reach for Gabapentinoids for Pain - Megan Herink, PharmD


Sleep – Adolescents - Elizabeth Super, MD


Cannabis - Devan Kansagara
New Year, Old Problem: What do I tell my Patients about Aspirin Now? - Craig Williams, PharmD
The WOSCOPS Trial: 3 Decades of Statin Debate in One Study - Craig Williams, PharmD

Psychiatry/Mental Health

Mental Health (adult) – Addiction Medicine and the Opioid Crisis - Bradley Buchhelt, MD
Primary Care for Adults on the Autism Spectrum - Christina Nicolaidis, MD, MPH


Jumping into the Telehealth Deep End - Anthony Cheng, MD
Modern Day Medicine Meets Modern Day Learning: Your Smartphone as a Resource for Life Long Learning - Logan Jones, MD
Modernizing eConsults with Tele-dermoscopy in Primary Care - Alexander Witkowski, MD, PhD


Physician Wellbeing - James Clements, MD
Psychology of Money - Justin Kribs, MS, CFP

Course fees

Prior to February 1, 2021 - $550

On or after February 1, 2021 - $600

To help meet administrative costs, a $35 service charge will be assessed on refund requests received by February 1; no refunds can be issued after that date. Should conditions warrant, the sponsors reserve the right to cancel this program with a full tuition refund.

American Medical Association


OHSU School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  


The Primary Care Review has two components: a Live activity (the conference scheduled for February 8-12, 2021), and an Enduring material (self-study completed on your own time). Physicians who complete both parts can earn a maximum of 51.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

OHSU School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 32.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 19 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 19 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.


Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, [Insert CME Activity Title] has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:

MOC Part II CME Activity

Allergy and Immunology


Family Medicine

Medical Genetics and Genomics

Nuclear Medicine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Preventive Medicine

Psychiatry and Neurology


Thoracic Surgery


America Academy of Family Physicians

AAFP credit for this event is pending.