9th Annual Challenges in Internal Medicine

Event Date
June 19, 2013 - June 21, 2013

Event Time
7:30AM - 5:00PM

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
Goldwurm Auditorium

Requires Registration

Register for this course


The outcome from this format is to help the clinician manage their patient using the latest evidence based practices. All of the discussants incorporate recent scientific literature when preparing for the talk. Many of the lectures chosen are from the current year’s Divisional and Departmental Grand Rounds. The 2013 course marks its 9th year of successful programming.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify latest diagnostic tools utilized for optimum patient diagnosis and treatment such as keyhole minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer in order to improve patient outcomes.
  • Incorporate new trends in US healthcare that will allow healthcare providers to maximize efficiency and lower costs within their practice aligning practitioners to new recommended guidelines.
  • Integrate patients into biobank program where genetic markers can be observed and identified to screen for early disease early discovery often results in early treatment and possible cure.
  • Screen baby boomers for HCV in order to determine how to treat appropriately with the new DAA’s


Who Should Attend?
Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Fellows and Residents, and Specialist Physicians.

Registration Fee: 
(includes continental breakfasts, breaks, lunch with the professors, and syllabus)

Fees postmarked on or before June 1, 2013:

  • $650 Physicians
  • $550 Residents*, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Physician Assistants and Mount Sinai Staff/Affiliates

Fees postmarked after June 1, 2013:

  • $700 Physicians
  • $600 Residents*, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Physician Assistants and Mount Sinai Staff/Affiliates

A limited number of rooms at a special discounted rate have been reserved at the following hotels and will be held until early May 2013. For discounted room reservations, please contact the hotels directly. Inform the hotel that you will be attending Mount Sinai’s "Challenges in Internal Medicine" conference.

The Hotel Wales, ($265 per night)
1295 Madison Avenue, between 92nd and 93rd Street
New York, NY, 10128 Ph: (866) 925-3746

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side
($259 per night)
410 East 92nd St., NY, NY, 10128
Ph: (212) 410-6777

If you prefer other hotel arrangements, please contact our Housing Manager, Denise Newman:
Ph: 718.835.4911  email: dnew229@aol.com

Course Location/Directions/Parking
All sessions will be held at the Goldwurm Auditorium, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 (at 98th Street). Please go to www.mountsinai.org/about-us/visiting-us

Refund Policy
A fee of $50.00 will be retained to cover administrative costs for refunds and cancellations. All requests must be confirmed in writing to The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School two weeks before the course begins. No refunds will be made after June 1, 2013 for cancellations and for 'no-shows'. For more information contact The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School, Mount Sinai School of Medicine at (212) 731-7950.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Verification of Attendance
Verification of attendance will be provided to all professionals.

Faculty Disclosure
It is the policy of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course materials.

Special Needs
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special needs or accommodations please contact The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School at 212-731-7950.

Conference Information
For further information on program content, please contact: Joan Esbri-Cullen, Department of Medicine at joan.esbi-cullen@mountsinai.org or 212-659-8362. For registration information, contact the Office of CME at cme@mssm.edu or 212-731-7950.