North Florida Chapter Meeting: February 1, 2020

Orlando, FL US
February 1, 2020

University of Central Florida-Live Oak Ballroom

4115 Pyxis Ln

Orlando, FL 32816


8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast and Registration Register

9:00-9:15 AM Introduction and Welcome Matthew Calestino, MD, FACP, FHM, President, SHM North Florida Chapter

9:15-10:00 AM The Emerging Role of Antibiotic Stewardship Nilmarie Guzman, MD, Program Director-Transitional Year, Orange Park Medical Center

10:00-10:45 AM Mission Haiti: Infectious Disease Challenges in a Country with Limited Resources Marie Kima, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, North Florida Regional Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida

10:45-11:00 AM Breakout with Exhibitors

11:00-11:45 AM Updates in Perioperative Risk Assessment Jennifer Cowart, MD, SFHM, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida 

11:45-12:30 PM Updates in Hospital Medicine Bryce Gartland, MD, SFHM, SHM Board of Directors

12:30-1:30 PM Lunch and Resident Poster Session Opens

12:45-1:15 PM (Lunchtime Lecture) Turning Passion into Purpose: A Journey to Medicine through Global Health Laurenie Louissaint, MD, North Florida Regional Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida

1:30-2:00 PM (Keynote) A Tribute to Dr. Howard Johnson, PhD Peter Kima, PhD, University of Florida

2:00-2:45 PM Updates in the Management of Hypertension Matheen Khuddus, MD, FACC, The Cardiovascular Institute, Gainesville, Florida

2:45-3:30 PM Ophthalmologic Emergencies for the Primary Care Provider Nausheen Khuddus, MD, Columbia Eye & Family Centered Eye Care, Gainesville/Lake City, Florida

3:30-3:45 PM Breakout with Exhibitors

3:45-4:30 PM Diagnosing and Managing Common Rheumatologic Conditions: It’s Not Just Prednisone! Shazia Beg, MD, Department of Rheumatology, University of Central Florida

4:30-5:15 PM What Should We Look For in a New Hire? - Growth Mindset Aftab Ahmad, MD, MBA, CPE, FACP, FACHE, Program Director Internal Medicine, Orange Park Medical Center

5:15-6:45 PM Resident Poster and Abstract Competition and Hors d'oeuvres

6:45-7:00 PM Awards Ceremony and Adjournment

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Non-physician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/01/2020 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
02/01/2020 - 7:00pm EST
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University of Central Florida-Live Oak Ballroom
4115 Pyxis Ln
Orlando, FL 32816
United States

Matthew Calestino, MD, FACP, FHM
Dr. Calestino reports reports having no relevant financial or advisory relationships with corporate organizations related to this activity.

Nilmarie Guzman, MD
Dr. Guzman reports reports honoraria and speaking fees from Astra Zeneca.

Additional planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant relationships to disclose.


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Available Credit

  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Non-physician


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