39th Annual Meeting

“Enhancing Resilience in the Exam Room”

Abstract This interactive workshop will give clinicians a handful of newer and innovative stress management skills that they can teach their patients “on the fly”, as most of this skills can be taught in a few minutes or less. These skills can also be used for the clinician to reduce […]

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“Demystifying the VA for our Community Partners”

Abstract The Veteran Benefit Agency can often be shrouded in mystery. While we can’t demystify everything about the VA we can shed some light on what the VA’s current policies are towards Community Clinic. We will present who we, the VA are, what we do, how Veteran’s earn their benefits, […]

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“Reducing low value colonoscopy: Are patients with colon polyps willing to stop? And what’s the role of primary care and specialists? “

Presenter Audrey Calderwood, MD, MSGastroenterology and Hepatology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Dr. Calderwood is a gastroenterologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, NH and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute. She is passionate about colon cancer prevention. Her research focuses on optimizing utilization of […]

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“The Newest in Lung Cancer Screening”

Abstract Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. In December 2013, based mainly on the results of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) (1), the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a grade B recommendation for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT for those […]

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