Musculoskeletal Update for Primary Care

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Conference description

The 2021 Musculoskeletal Update will be a fully virtual conference that will focus on diagnosing and treating various types of musculoskeletal-related pain. All presentations will be recorded and available to registered attendees for 4 weeks following the event.

Conference date

November 5, 2021

Target audience

The program is designed for internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physical therapists.

Registration for this event is closed

7:40     Virtual meeting room opens    
7:50     Welcome and Introduction to the Course     
8:00      The Musculoskeletal Exam: Differentiating Sources of Pain - Clifford Lin, MD, MASc
8:40      Relative Energy Deficiency Syndrome - Melissa Novak, DO
9:20      Panel/Questions & Answers     
9:45      BREAK    
10:10    Rheumatologic Considerations of the Patient with Myalgia - Juliana DesMarais, MD
10:50    Evaluation of Myalgia/Fatigue After COVID: Considerations for Further Work-up - Aluko Hope, MD
11:30    Panel/Questions & Answers     
11:55    LUNCH    
12:40    Exercise as Medicine - James Chesnutt, MD
1:20      New Advances in Musculoskeletal Imaging - Barry Hansford, MD
2:00      Panel/Questions & Answers     
2:25      BREAK    
2:50      Rehabilitation Challenges in Long COVID - Carly Lochala, PT, DPT, NCS  
3:30      Evidence-Based Weight Loss & Management:  What Really Brings About a Change in Behavior?- Diane Stadler, PhD, RDN, LD
4:10      Panel/Questions & Answers     
4:35      ADJOURN     

Course fees

Prior to October 25: $200   

On or after October 25: $230

Cancellation deadline: October 1.


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.

American Medical Association

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



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