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Erlanger Symposium

Friday, May 21, 2021
8AM – 5PM

Erlanger presents the first ever virtual Erlanger Symposium. This online educational event will feature several speakers from Erlanger's group of exceptional physicians. Multiple disciplines will be represented, and the event is open to all physicians, nurses, and medical professionals. 

Topics include

Humanity vs. Technology in Medicine
Mark G. Freeman, MD
Medical Director and Adult Reconstruction Surgeon
Assistant Professor and Director of Reconstructive Surgery and Arthroplasty
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UTCOM
Erlanger Orthopaedics 

Updates in Gastroenterology
Arslan Kahloon, MD
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Affiliated Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director, GI Fellowship Program
Erlanger Gastroenterology 

Introduction to Epilepsy
Jake H. McKay, MD
Epileptologist and EEG Lab Director
Erlanger Neurology

Challenges in Managing Back Pain
Peter Boehm Jr., MD
Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital at Erlanger
Erlanger Neurosurgery and Spine, Medical Director
Erlanger Neurosurgery and Spine 

Developments in Hernia Care: 2021 Update
Benjamin Dart IV, MD, FACS
Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, UTCOMC
Chief of Surgery, Erlanger Health System
University Surgical Associates 

The New ASCCP Guidelines for Management of Abnormal Pap Smears
Shae Connor, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Erlanger Women's Oncology 

Quality Improvement in Primary Care Management of Hypertension
James Haynes, MD, MBA
Professor and Chair of Family Medicine, UTCOMC
UT Family Practice 

Children's Hospital at Erlanger - Scope of Services
Charles R. Woods, MD, MS
Chief Executive Officer, Children's Hospital at Erlanger
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases, UTCOMC

A Year of Change in Primary Care
Elizabeth Close, MD, FAAFP
Medical Director of Primary Care for Erlanger Medical Group
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Erlanger Family Medicine

Pocket Guide to Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Christopher K. Sanborn, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM
Erlanger Metabolic Center

Urology 101: A Review of a Few Common Conditions in Primary Care
Amar Singh, MD, FACS
Chair, Department of Urology
Associate Professor, UTCOMC
Erlanger Urology 

Neonatal Emergencies
Anuj Sinha, MD
Medical Director of Neonatology, Children's Hospital at Erlanger
Clinical Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Group

Mental Health Concerns During COVID-19 Pandemic in School Age Children and Adolescents
John Heise, MD
Director of Adolescent Medicine
Children's Hospital at Erlanger 

Update on Cardiovascular Medicine
Harish Manyam, MD
Director of Electrophysiology
Director of Cardiovascular ResearchDirector of Atrial Fibrillation Center
Erlanger Cardiology 

Approach to Abnormal Uterine Bleeding for the Primary Care Physician
Mitch Dizon, MD, MSCR, FACOG
Director, OB/GYN Residency
Associate Director, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Erlanger Women's Health

Mounzer Yassin-Kassab, MD, MA
Chairman of Neurology, UTCOMC
Medical Director of Neurology
Erlanger Neurology

CME and CEU Information

AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 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: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the UTCOM and Erlanger Health System. The UTCOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nursing CEUs: This continuing education activity has been submitted to the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

Tennessee & Georgia EMS CEs: This activity has been approved for EMS in both Tennessee and Georgia for a maximum of 6 continuing education hours.