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VCU INTERNAL MEDICINE HOSTS CONFERENCE WITH CONTEMPORARY TOPICS

2017 VCU Practical Frontiers in Primary Care Conference

VCU Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce we will be hosting the 6th Annual Practical Frontiers in Primary Care Conference that will feature an array of contemporary topics including: primary care for the transgender patient, assessment and discontinuation of chronic opioids, COPD management, weight loss guidance for patients, and more.

The Practical Frontiers in Primary Care Conference will take place on October 21, 2017, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center. Registration fees are 199 dollars for external physicians and healthcare providers and 149 dollars for VCU physicians and healthcare providers. Residents, fellows, and students will pay 25 dollars and will receive a refund when they arrive at the conference.

This conference aims to present attendees with the latest practical information designed to enhance their practice and patient care. The program is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and other primary care providers. Providers can register at:go.vcu.edu/pfpc.

“The location of the Frontiers in Primary Care Conference is great and the registration cost is reasonable,” said a previous attendee, “I have attended the past five years and it has been excellent.”

About VCU Department Internal Medicine

The VCU Department of Internal Medicine has been a cornerstone of the VCU School of Medicine with its origins dating back to 1838. The VCU School of Medicine began as the medical department of Hampden-Sydney College, which became the Medical College of Virginia, an independent institution in 1854. State support and affiliation began in 1860. In 1968, the Medical College of Virginia and Richmond Professional Institute merged to become Virginia Commonwealth University.

VCU’s Department of Internal Medicine consists of more than 180 full-time physician faculty, 124 residents in training, and 86 fellows in subspecialty training. These physicians serve across the department’s ten divisions: To learn more, visithttp://www.intmed.vcu.edu, or call us at 804.828-8877.