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Updates in General Internal Medicine for Specialists 2018

Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Advances, Updates, Guidelines, and Best Practices in General Internal Medicine—Expressly for Specialists

In this special program, Harvard Medical School's leading clinical faculty, representing more than 30 fields of medicine, share updates and provide recommendations to ensure you are current with the recent advances in general internal medicine that impact the specialists—especially with clinical practice in relevant disciplines outside of your field of expertise.

Whether you are a psychiatrist or pathologist, cardiologist or anesthesiologist, surgeon or hospitalist, you can rely on this program for updates and advances that impact day-to-day practice, clinical decisions, and patient care.

We have designed the curriculum of this program to provide broad and inclusive content ranging from clinical controversies to specific new and innovative therapies. It is led by expert practitioners and committed teachers who succinctly and effectively summarize updates and couple them with specific recommendations for incorporating them into practice and improving patient care.  

Topics covered in the 2019 program include: 

        Ischemic heart disease

        Antibiotic use in office practice


        Reducing fractures


        Chronic obstructive lung disease

        Diabetes management

        Women’s health



        The neurologic exam

        Cognitive decline

        Travel medicine

        Congestive heart failure

        Common eye problems

        Diseases of the foregut

        Lower back pain

        Breast cancer

        Differential dx of polyarthritis

        Challenging cases from outpatient psychiatry

        IBS and IBD

        Atrial fibrillation

        Lipid management


        Osteoporosis management


        Renal medicine


        Basic orthopedics

        Antiplatelet agents

        Sleep disorders


        Managing obesity


        Allergy medicine

        Thyroid problems


        Cancer screening

        Non-opioid pain management

        Opioid use in medical practice

Whatever your specialty, you need a working knowledge of current internal medicine practice standards, an understanding of treatments and interactions, and a familiarity with the work of your colleagues. This program is designed to meet the needs of the full range of specialists, providing focused updates, and covering a vast amount of information efficiently and effectively, including:

        Patient care innovations across the full range of specialties

        Updates on critical drug-drug interactions

        State-of-the-art management strategies for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, lipid disorders, hypertension, chronic lung disease, sleep disturbances, cognitive decline, chronic pain

        Expert examination techniques: back, shoulder, complete neurologic

        Choice and value from cardiovascular interventions

        Practical approaches to disease prevention and health promotion

        Best practices for cross-specialty collaboration


Learn from the Best Clinical Faculty at Harvard Medical School

This program is led by current, expert practitioners and committed teachers, each with significant experience both in the care of patients and in presenting to colleagues. Faculty will provide state-of-the-art advances and recommendations, and you will take home relevant, up-to-date, and evidence-based strategies and tools to improve your patient care.

Jan 2019
Feb 2019

Address details

138 St. James Avenue
Boston, 02116
United States

Location information

Fairmont Copley Plaza