University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing


2022 49th Annual Edward W. Hook, Jr. MD Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine

presented by University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing

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Notification icon Wednesday, October 26, 2022 7 AM - Friday, October 28, 2022 4 PM America/New_York

Location Icon 212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

Event info


The 49th Edward W. Hook, Jr., MD Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine conference is a multidisciplinary, interprofessional, continuing education conference designed to provide primary care clinicians with the knowledge and skills needed to practice state-of-the-art generalist medicine. Through an eclectic array of presentations by representatives of general internal medicine, internal medicine subspecialties, and selected other specialties, the program will highlight new or emerging conditions or treatments with key “take-home” messages, as well as provide updates in the diagnosis and/or management of well-recognized conditions. The entire conference, including meet-the-professor sessions, will be available in both live and virtual (Zoom) format, and recordings of all main session talks will be available to course registrants after the conference. The electronic syllabus including all main session talks will be available to all course registrants during and after the course until November 29, 2022.

The content areas highlighted this year will include Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Hematology-Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Pulmonary- Critical Care, and Psychiatry, as well as multidisciplinary panels addressing Travel Medicine, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, and Sports Medicine. There will be two Meet-the-Professor sessions, which require pre-registration. 


  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Advanced Care Practitioners


At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Initiate evaluation of both common symptom complexes and medical conditions encountered in primary care and hospital practice, utilizing evidence-based and state-of-the-art approaches
  2. Institute or modify management of selected important conditions seen in the general adult population, employing up-to-date and cost-effective strategies
  3. Recognize when specialty referral is indicated for certain medical conditions and have a basic understanding of the anticipated care to be provided by the consultant
  4. Counsel patients more effectively regarding the benefits, risks, and uncertainties in challenging clinical scenarios, such as when to transition to less aggressive care.
  5. Address challenging pain management scenarios, including pain management in patients with renal disease and safe use of opioids.
  6. Discuss appropriate indications for the use of medically assisted treatment of opioid addiction.


The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the main course and 1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits™ for each of the 2 possible breakout sessions.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

For more information please visit the official event page.

Course Syllabus

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