Internal Medicine Update (2nd annual)

"Promising New Therapies & Developments in Diabetes & Obesity"

September 10, 2015  •  2.5 CME/AMA (Category 1 CreditsTM)  •  River Journey, the Tennessee Aquarium (Chattanooga, TN) 


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We are currently seeking Sponsorship Support for the 2016 meeting: Click here to download the 2016 Sponsorship Invitation


Internal Medicine Update 


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Click here to download the Detailed Agenda with times & locations of each session  


Overview:  The 2014 Internal Medicine Update (IMU) is the 2nd annual of the conference and takes place September 10, 2015 in the beautiful Chattanooga, TN, a city that has received a variety of awards, honors & attention in recent years.  This year's meeting is a condensed one and will begin with a keynote lecture from Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD (Harvard School of Medicine and Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Institute) and is followed by a dinner and panel discussion with Dr. Kaplan, Christopher Sanborn MD, Gregory Heath PhD, Joe Nadglowski, and a patient.  The meeting takes place the evening before the Tennessee American College of Physicians meeting (at The Chattanoogan Hotel).  Come to Chattanooga! 


Agenda at a Glance:

5:30-6:30pm -

Registration & Cocktails - Tennessee Aquarium Pavillion

6:30-7:30pm -

Keynote Lecture: "Effective Strategies for Comprehensive Obesity Care" - Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard School of Medicine and Director of the Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Institute
7:30-9:00pm - Dinner and Panel Discussion - Lee M. Kaplan MD PhD, Christopher Sanborn MD, Gregory Heath PhD, Joe Nadglowski, and Patient

9:00-10:30pm -

Meet with Conference Sponsors and Tour the River Journey


Education & Content: The 2015 IMU has been approved for 2.5 CME/AMA credits and is designed to meet the continuing medical education needs of physicians in order to enhance their knowledge, competence, and performance in various areas of interest & value. The content & instruction are focused on providing new practice abilities & strategies in order to ultimately improve patient outcomes.


  Accreditation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  AMA Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: Non-physicians can obtain continuing education credits for attending activities that award AMA Category 1 CreditsTM and other continuing medical education credits to physicians. Check with your licensure/certification board for confirmation.


Who Should Attend? Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, residents, medical students, and other health care professionals invovled or interested in internal medicine.


Hotel & City:  The meeting will be held in the beautiful Chattanooga, TN.  Chattanooga has received a plethora of Honors & Awards in recent years, including:

  • One of the 45 Places to Visit Worldwide - 1 of only 4 U.S. cities to make the list!  - New York Times
  • Named One of the Next Great Escapes - Travel & Leisure magazine
  • One of the "Top 10 Family Vacation Destinations in the U.S." - Disney Family Fun magazine
  • "Best Town Ever" by readers of Outside magazine
  • Ranked 3rd in Top 100 Places to Live In America -
  • "One of America's Best Mid-Sized Cities" - The Washington Post
  • Among many other awards


Registration:   $65 for the conference, dinner, and lecture materials.  Click here to download the registration form (page 3).  Payments must be received by September 4, 2015 in order to ensure adequate materials are available.


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