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Dr. Gerald W. Smetana – Course Director
Dr. Smetana is a general internist in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco and completed his medical internship and residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He is an active teacher clinician with a large primary care practice and plays a central role in the teaching of medical students, medical housestaff, and senior physicians. Colleagues have repeatedly recognized Dr. Smetana as one of the Best Doctors in America in a peer survey.
He founded the medical consultation service at Beth Israel Hospital in 1987 and continues to be active in the field of perioperative medicine. He is the co-author of a systematic review and guideline on preoperative pulmonary evaluation for the American College of Physicians and is currently working on an update to this guideline. He has written numerous book chapters and systematic reviews in the peer-reviewed literature that provide guidance to clinicians on the value of historical features in the diagnosis of common medical conditions and on evidence based approaches to perioperative risk reduction.
He is the co-editor of textbooks on perioperative medicine and evidence-based medical history taking, edited the medical consultation section for the American College of Physicians PIER project, is a deputy editor at JGIM, and chaired a Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) task force on the research agenda for general internal medicine. He is the recipient of the SGIM national award for scholarship in medical education and is also an active member of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Smetana has directed continuing medical education courses for Harvard Medical International and currently directs a Harvard sponsored course on prevention in primary care. He is a course director for Current Clinical Issue in Primary Care, a series of primary care CME conferences that reaches nearly 30,000 clinicians each year. Other interests include clinical evaluation of patients with headache and evidence based management of patients with hypertension.
Hypertension – Recent Evidence and Rational Treatment
- Understand the principles of the JNC-7 report on the treatment of hypertension
- Know which antihypertensive drug classes most effectively reduce cardiovascular risk
- Outline an approach to resistant hypertension
Depression in Primary Care Practice
- Learn how to screen for depression in primary care practice
- Understand the differences between newer antidepressants and SSRI’s
- Learn when to switch or augment antidepressant therapies.
Dr. Howard Libman
Dr. Howard Libman is Director of the HIV Program in Healthcare Associates at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Libman's career has focused on caring for persons with HIV disease and educating clinicians and patients. He has authored numerous original manuscripts, review articles, textbooks, and multimedia resources on this topic. Dr. Libman is co-editor of the textbook, HIV, a third edition of which was published in 2007 by the American College of Physicians. He is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America national expert panel on HIV primary care guidelines, which were published in 2009 in Clinical Infectious Diseases, and a core faculty member of the International AIDS Society-USA. Dr. Libman is a recognized national and international HIV educator. He is clinical director of the New England AIDS Education and Training Center. He also directs the Harvard Medical School AIDS Initiative in Vietnam, which trains Vietnamese clinicians in the care of HIV-infected patients.
HIV Infection: What Does the General Doctor Need to Know?
- HIV diagnostic testing
- Initial evaluation of new patient
- General principles of antiretroviral therapy
- Long term treatment complications
- Prophylaxis of opportunistic infections
- Health care maintenance issues
Donn Colby, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Donn Colby is the Director of Prevention and Clinical Research at the Harvard Medical School AIDS Initiative in Vietnam (HAIVN). He has lived in Ho Chi Minh City since 2001, when he came to Vietnam on a Fulbright Research Scholarship. He practiced internal medicine at the Columbia Asia International Medical Center in Ho Chi Minh City for two years before joining the Harvard Medical School project in 2004. He has provided training on in over 22 provinces in Vietnam from Ca Mau to Cao Bang. Dr. Colby studied biology at Johns Hopkins University and medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and a Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Coronary Artery Disease
1. The risk factors associated with Coronary Artery Disease.
2. How to screen for cardiovascular risk and disease.
2. How to use online tools to estimate a patient's risk for myocardial infarction.
3. How to counsel a patient to reduce their risk for coronary artery disease.
Todd Pollack, M.D.
Dr. Pollack is a Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care and the Division of Infectious Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at BIDMC. He also spent a year as Chief Medical Resident in the Department of Medicine at BIDMC.
Dr. Pollack is the deputy medical director of the Harvard Medical School AIDS Initiative in Vietnam (HAIVN). He has lived in Hanoi since 2009 providing training and clinical mentoring in HIV care and treatment to Vietnamese clinicians. He also provides technical assistance to the Vietnam Ministry of Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other partner agencies in the development of HIV curricula, guidelines, and policies.
Tuberculosis – An Update for Primary Care Physicians
- Understand how to diagnose and treat latent tuberculosis infection
- Know the approach to the diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis
- Understand the general principles of tuberculosis treatment
Christopher Smith, M.D.
Dr. Christopher Smith is a general internist in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received a BS degree in biology with presidential honors from Loyola University and received his MD degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. After serving as Chief Medical Resident, Dr. Smith completed the Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education at the Shapiro Institute for Education and Research and Harvard Medical School. He is an active clinician educator with a large primary care practice.
Dr. Smith is the Senior Associate Director of the Medical Residency Training Program at BIDMC, where he also serves as the director of assessment and evaluation. In addition, he is the Chief of the Blumgart Medical Firm and Director of the Clinician Educator Track for residents. Through these roles he is extensively involved in the education and mentoring of medical residents and participates fully in the development of the residency curriculum at BIDMC.
He is the co-Director of the Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education, a year long fellowship dedicated to the development of skills necessary for Harvard faculty to become leaders medical education; in addition, he helped to create and co-directs the International Fellowship in Medical Education, a new fellowship that allows a broader range of clinician educators to enhance and develop their skills as educators. Dr. Smith has also directed several CME courses on clinical and educational topics, including two annual comprehensive American Board of Internal Medicine Recertification Course sponsored by the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Smith has published on a variety of clinical and educational topics, including the assessment of common musculoskeletal injuries, methods for teaching procedures in a safe and ethical fashion, and medical complications associated with statin medication use in the primary care setting. Current research endeavors include identifying predictors of success in residency training, creating methods for effective clinical hand-offs, assessing national physician procedural credentialing practices, and studying the correlation of clinical and educational skills.
Dr. Smith is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the Herrman L. Blumgart Faculty Award (2002 and 2012), the S. Robert Stone Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Medical Educator of the Year, and the Society of General Internal Medicine National Award for Scholarship in Medical Education.
Musculoskeletal Care for the General Doctor: Shoulder and Knee Pain
- Recognize key historical features needed to distinguish between common causes of knee pain in the primary care setting
- Demonstrate physical examination skills needed to diagnosis common causes of knee pain
- Describe and utilize key historical and physical examination skills needed to diagnose common causes of shoulder pain in the primary care setting
- Describe the initial management of common causes of shoulder pain
Hepatitis for the General Doctor: Diagnosis, Management and Prevention
- Describe a diagnostic approach to assess patients with asymptomatic elevations in liver enzymes
- Describe the common causes of elevations in transaminase values
- Review the natural history of viral hepatitis including serologic markers, indications for treatment, and prevention strategies
- Review the epidemiology, evaluation and potential treatment options for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease