53rd Annual Primary Care Review

Conference description

The 53rd 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 7-11, 2022 (Virtual conference)

Target audience

The 2022 Primary Care Review is designed for family physicians, internists, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, and other primary care health care providers.

Registration closed

Tuesday, February 8

7:55      Announcements    
8:00      How Did We Do at Predicting What the USPSTF Would Say about Aspirin? - Craig Williams, PharmD, BCPS, FNLA
8:40      20 Million Colons: What’s New in Colorectal Cancer Screening - Dan Stein, MD and Johanna Warren, MD
9:20      Panel/Questions & Answers     
10:00    BREAK    
10:15    Weight Management: Pearls and Pitfalls of Using Anti-Obesity Medications - Jonathan Purnell, MD
11:00    Obesity Treatment Options: Surgical Updates - Farah Husain, MD
11:40    Panel/Questions & Answers     
12:15    ADJOURN     

Wednesday, February 9

7:55       Announcements    
8:00      Update on Outpatient IM - Emily Janetos, MD
8:45      The Year in Review: The Latest in Caring for Older Adults - Kathleen Drago, MD
9:25      Panel/Questions & Answers     
10:00    BREAK    
10:15    Deprescribing in the Older Adult - Neesha Patel, MD
11:00    Pneumonia Guidelines: An overview and implications of newer data - Janes Lewis, PharmD
11:40    Panel/Questions & Answers     
12:15    ADJOURN     

Thursday, February 10

7:55      Announcements    
8:00      Long COVID – A Primary Care Primer - Eric Herman, MD
8:44      The Moving Target of COVID-19 – How to Swing and Not Miss with Treatment and Prevention - Erin Bonura, MD, MCR
9:25      Panel/Questions & Answers     
10:00    BREAK    
10:15    Optimizing Cardiometabolic Risk: Role of SGLT2i and GLP-1 RA Drugs - Bruce Warden, PharmD
11:00    What’s New in the Management of Hyperlipidemia? - Bart Duell, MD
11:40    Panel/Questions & Answers     
12:15   ADJOURN     

Friday, February 11

7:55      Announcements    
8:00      What is the 2022 Approach on Management of Hypertension? - Ali Olyaei, PharmD
8:45      Hypertension:  "You Can Call Me AI" - Tonya Dirkx, MD
9:25      Panel/Questions & Answers     
10:00    BREAK    
10:15    Managing Menopause Patients: Everything You Need to Know in 2022 - Karen Adams, MD
11:00    Contraception for the Primary Care Clinician: Best-Practices and New Methods Update - Megan Cohen, MD
11:40    Panel/Questions & Answers     
12:15    ADJOURN     

In addition to the livestream presentation, all attendees will have access to a library of presentations created for the Primary Care audience. These presentations cover a wide variety of topics relevant to the primary care provider. 

"Between Specialist Visits" series

Patients with chronic conditions may see specialists just a few times a year, with day-to-day management of their healthcare being done by their primary care provider. This series is designed to help primary care providers manage these patients, between the visits to their specialist.

Primary Care Management of GERD
Primary Care Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Primary Care Management of Abdominal Pain
Primary Care Management of IBD
Primary Care Management of Liver Disease
Primary Care Management of NAFLD

Additional topics

An Indirect, but Deadly Threat – Food Insecurity Among Older Adults
51 is Getting Younger All the Time: the ins and outs of menopause management
A Second Look at the Dogma of Cardiorenal Syndrome
Approach to Fatigue in the Primary Care Setting
Assessment of Chest Pain in the Clinic
Atrial Fibrillation Care: What is Appropriate Therapy in 2022
B12 and Folate Deficiency!!!
Borderline Personality Disorder: From the Inside Out
Building Your Wellness Toolkit: Tools for Career Sustainability
Buprenorphine Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder Updates
Calcium and Parathyroid Disorders
Cardiovascular Disease in South Asian Americans: Next Steps in Risk Assessment and Prevention
Case Studies for Chronic Pain Using Non-Opioids
Clinical Conundrums in Heart Failure: What Clinicians Need to Know?
Common Primary Care Ailments in Older Adults
COVID-19 Vaccine Allergy
Difficult Dilemmas in Anticoagulation
Driving Assessment
Emerging Multi-Cancer Early Detection Strategies
Exploring Drugs in Diseased Livers
Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy: An Overview
Gout: Treat to Target!
Heavy Bleeding Workup and Management
How to Interpret MRI Reports
Impact of COVID-19 on the Financial Wellness of Primary Care Practitioners
Iron Deficiency - the Latest and Greatest!
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Flushing Out the Truth
Management of Autism in Primary Care - 2021 Updates
Managing Anxiety in Dementia Care
Multiple Sclerosis
Newborn Screening in Oregon
Orthopedic Evaluation of Common Injuries
Pearls for Everyone from the 2021 Pediatric Literature
Pediatric Dermatology Pearls
Post-Acute and Long Term Care Facilities: Improving Communication and Care Coordination
Prevent an Eating Disorder-Save an Athlete
Prevention and Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer – Opportunity or Folly?
Rheumatologic Considerations of the Patient with Myalgia 
Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women
The Elderly in the Wild
The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Workers and Strategies for Recovery
The Long and Winding Road:  Medication-Related Cancer Survivorship Issues
The Musculoskeletal Exam: Differentiating Sources of Pain
Transitions of Care: Tips and Tools to Improve Our Outpatient Transitions
Update in Chronic Kidney Disease
Urticaria: When a Common Complaint Requires Additional Attention

Course fees

Early registration - December 13, 2021-January 23, 2022: $725

Late registration - January 24, 2022-Feburary 7,2022: $800

Registration deadline: February 7, 2022

To help meet administrative costs, a $35 service charge will be assessed on refund requests received by February 4; no refunds can be issued after that date.


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

OHSU School of Medicine designates this other activity (live and asynchronous) for a maximum of 55.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP has reviewed 53rd Annual Primary Care Review and deemed it acceptable for up to 20.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 02/07/2022 to 02/11/2022. 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 20 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.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, 53rd Annual Primary Care Review has met the requirements as a Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: 

ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Neurology


E-mail: cme@ohsu.edu

If you have a disability and require assistance to participate in the conference, please contact Continuing Professional Development as soon as possible, but no later than 20 business days prior to the conference.