Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians

Professional Development

CME on the Coast 2020

October 23 to 25, 2020
South Beach Events Center, 289 Veterans Blvd., Biloxi
Final List of Attendees
Final List of Exhibitors and Sponsors
Final Activities List
Conference Agenda & Speakers

Masks will be required and social distancing observed during the conference!

Accommodations at South Beach Biloxi Hotel
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Call 228-388-2627 for reservations; room block expires October 9 but is subject to availability.
Tentative Schedule
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Friday, Oct. 23, 2020

4 pm – MAFP Board of Directors Meeting

6 pm – Welcome Reception, South Beach Hotel

Dinner on Your Own

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020

7 am – 2 pm – CME Session – South Beach Events Center

Dinner – Optional Dine-Around

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

7 am – MAFP Foundation Board Meeting – South Beach Events Center

8 am – 2 pm – CME Session – South Beach Events Center

CME Topics and Speakers
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Current & Emerging Therapies for Endometriosis & Uterine Fibroids: What Do You Need to Know? – Sawsan As-Sanie, MD, Director, Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Program, University of Michigan

Role of Family Physicians in Diagnosis, Management and Referral of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis – Leonard Calabrese, DO, Director, RJ Fasenmeyer Center for Clinical Immunology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Understanding ACEs: Traumatic Stress Responses in Children and Families – Melissa Stephens, MD, MS, FAAFP, DABFM

Migraine Overview: Why Family Docs Can and Should Treat Migraine – Delora A. Denney, MD, Picayune Family Care Center, Picayune

Pediatric Asthma – Ray Rodriguez, MD, JD, MPH, MBA, Chief Medical Officer and Director of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology at Mississippi Center for Advanced Medicine

Lower Extremity Injuries – Austin Barrett, MD, Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

COVID-19 Public Health Update – Thomas Dobbs, MD, Mississippi State Health Officer, MS State Department of Health

Emerging Treatment Options for Patients With Tough-to-Treat Cholesterol and High Cardiovascular Risk: When Statins Aren’t Enough – Ann Leibeskind, MD

Family Attractions
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South Beach Biloxi Hotel is Biloxi’s ONLY hotel located directly on the beach!

Hotel is located on West Biloxi Boardwalk – walk to restaurants and shopping

Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport just opened Aug. 29. We will purchase a block of group-discounted tickets for Saturday and allow you to purchase them from us.

The hotel is across Hwy 90 from Big Play Entertainment Center with mini-golf, bumper cars, an arcade and more

Online Registration
Conference Sponsor