Non-Commercial Primary Care Conference

Primary Care Update, a one-day conference providing evidence-based advice in a non-commercial setting, will be held Oct. 19, 2019 at the BCM Kleberg Auditorium at One Baylor Plaza.

Sponsored by the Department of Family and Community Medicine, seven hours of CME (one hour of ethics included) was offered.

This live activity, Primary Care Update, with a beginning date of Oct. 19, 2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Agenda: Primary Care Conference




7 a.m. 

Registration Opens 

7:30 a.m.


7:50 – 8 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Roger Zoorob, M.D., MPH, FAAFP

 8 – 9 a.m. 

Foot and Ankle Disorders

Bryan Lee, DPM

– Assess and diagnose foot and ankle pain and injury

–Discuss treatment modalities for commonly encountered foot and ankle disorders

– Primary prevention and patient education for improved foot and ankle health

9 – 10 a.m.

Erectile Dysfunction: Primary Care Perspectives

Mohit Khera, M.D., MBA, MPH

– Understand how to diagnose and treat men with hypogonadism

– Acquire familiarity with controversies associated with testosterone replacement therapy

– Discuss American Urologic Association guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction

10 – 10:15 a.m.

15 Minute Break

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

HIV and Women's Health

Judy Levison, M.D., MPH

– Assess who should be screened for HIV and when

– Describe how to prescribe pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)

– Explain what is meant by U = U and for whom it is true

– State where to find guidelines for Pap screening in women living with HIV

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Headache: Updates in Diagnosis and Management

Corey Goldsmith, M.D.

– Differentiate symptoms and identify red flags in headache presentations that suggest a secondary cause

– Evaluate the diagnostic criteria and phases of treatment of migraine headache

– Formulate initial treatment plans in headache patients

12:15 - 1 p.m.


1 – 2 p.m.

Evaluation and Management of Resistant Hypertension

David Hyman, M.D., MPH & Sankar D Navaneethan, M.D., MS, MPH

– Understand the epidemiology of resistant hypertension

– Discuss diagnostic approach for patients with resistant hypertension

– Critically appraise management strategies and guideline recommendations for resistant hypertension

2 – 2:10 p.m.

10 Minute Coffee Break

2:10 – 3:10 p.m. 

Medical Errors: Prevention and Apology (Ethics)

Savitri Fedson, M.D.

– Understand what comprises medical errors

– Discuss possible methods for prevention of medical errors

– Familiarize attendees with Apology Laws

3:15 – 4:15 p.m. 

Motivational Interviewing (MI) Workshop

Edore Otite-Onigu, M.D.

– Review key components of MI

- Facilitate use of MI in patient encounters

– Conduct a Brief Motivational Intervention

3:15 – 4:15 p.m. 

EKG Interpretation and Cardiac Testing Workshop

Arunima Misra, M.D.

– Explore differential diagnosis for patient presentations of chest pain in ambulatory setting

– Develop familiarity with commonly seen ECG abnormalities

– Determine appropriate stress testing modalities for each case and discuss evidence backing it – Interpret results of different stress tests to determine management plans

4:15 – 4:30 p.m.  

Closing Commentary and Awards