ACMES Annual Conference


Date and Time: November 3rd, 2012, Saturday 9:00am to 10:00pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Cambridge, 575 Memorial Dr., Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Attendees: Healthcare care professionals and Interested General Public

Dress code: Business Casual

Registration fee: $20 without dinner reception, $50 with dinner reception, free for ACMES members/guests

Parking: $6 in parking garage (special group rate)

Registration starts at 8:30am

Primary Care Session (Molly Pitcher Conference Room)
Integrative Medicine Session (Hyam Saloman Conference Room)
Evening Program (Charles View Ballroom)

Primary Care Session (Molly Pitcher Conference Room)

Moderator: Jie Zhou, MD

9:00-9:15 Opening remarks by Keqin Hu, MD and Weigen Li, MD, PhD

9:00-11:00: Oncology Panel (Moderator: Frank Chen, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Director of Cytology, State University of New York at Buffalo)
9:15-9:45: New advance of Immunotherapy in Oncology 2012, Elizabeth Buchbinder, MD, Department of Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
9:45-10:15: Radiation Oncology advances for primary care physicians, Anand Mahadevan, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
10:15-10:45: Advance of lung cancer screening and therapy 2012, Hao Wang, MD, Department of Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
10:45-11:00: Q & A and panel discussion
11:00-11:30: Clinical Guideline of Opioid Use for primary care physician, Jianren Mao, MD, PhD, Vice Chair for Research. Director, MGH Center for Translational Pain Research, Richard J. Kitz Professor of Anesthesia Research, Harvard Medical School
11:30-12:00: Lunch break
12:00-1:00 Lunch CME: Chronic Liver Disease and Hepatic Encephalopathy. Keqin Hu, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of Hepatology, University of California at Irvine.
1:00-3:30 Primary Care Panel I (Moderator: Weigen Li, MD, PhD, Jordan Hospital/Tufts Medical Center)
1:00-1:30: Optimizing Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes. Margo Hudson, MD, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham & Woman’s Hospital, Boston, MA
1:30-2:00: The new advances in Ophthalmology. Jingtai Cao, MD, PhD, Associate Director of Ophthalmology. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc
2:00-2:30: Advance in Laparoscopy surgery- Primary Care physicians may want to know. Wenliang Chen, MD, staff surgeon, Jordan Hospital

2:30-3:00: Techniques to Deal with Litigation and Board of Registration Inquiries. David M. Gould, Esq. Ficksman & Conley, LLP
3:00-3:30: Coffee Break
3:30-5:30 Primary Care Panel II (Moderator: Raymond Zhou, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical Center)
3:30-4:00: Sleep apnea. Nanci Yuan, MD, Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Stanford University
4:00-4:30: Current therapy for menopause woman. Shiaoyu Lee, MD, Attending Physician of Ob & Gyn, BIDMC, Clinical Assistant Professor of Harvard Medical School
4:30-5:00: Sexual dysfunction in men and women. Min Le, MD, PhD, Instructor, Department of Endocrinology, Hypertension and Diabetes, Brigham & Woman’s Hospital
5:00-5:30: Irritable Bowel Syndrome for the Primary Care Physician Thomas C. Liu M.D. Chief of Gastroenterology, New England Baptist Hospital, Adjunct Clinical Attending, BIDMC
Integrative Medicine Session (Hyam Saloman Conference Room)
Moderator: Lichao Chen, MD, PhD
9:00-9:15: Opening remarks by Zhao Liu, MD and Lucy Chen, MD
9:15-12:00: Panel: Autism and beyond
9:15-10:00: Novel Autism discovery: the role of clostridium in autism core symptoms. William Shaw, PhD, CEO and founder, Great Plains Laboratory
10:00-10:45: Autism revolution. Martha Herbert, MD, PhD, Assistant professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School
10:45-11:15: Groundbreaking Approach to Understanding Autism and Identify Novel Biomarkers That May be Crucial in Diagnosis. Shen Luan, PhD, COO, Berg Diagnostics
11:15-11:45: Clinical guideline of psychiatric drugs in Autism. Hon Ho, MD, Pediatric Psychiatrist, Northshore Medical Center
11:45-12:00: lunch break
12:00-1:00: lunch program: The Silent Crisis: Underdiagnosis of Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer in the API Community. Hiewon Hann, MD, Professor and Director of Liver Disease Prevention Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, PA
1:00-3:00: Panel: Integrative Medicine in primary care I
1:00-1:30: TBA
1:30-2:00: Qi Gong for treatment of depression, Albert Yeung, MD, Associate Professor of Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry at MGH.
2:00-2:30: Acupuncture in pain management in U.S.A. Lucy Chen, MD, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine in MGH, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School
2:30-3:00: Fatigue and integrative approach, Jing Liu, PhD, Lic. Ac, Director of Natural Medicine, ACMES
3:00-3:30: Coffee break
3:30-5:30: Panel: Integrative Medicine in primary care II (Moderated by Robert Wu, MD)
3:30-4:00: TCM and cancer therapy, John Zhang, PhD, Lic.Ac, president of MSCM
4:00-4:30: Medicine and Philosophy. Ming Wong, MD, Private Practice in Primary Care, Brighton, MA
4:30-5:00: Special Education Legal Issues of Students with Autism and Other Disability. Daniel T.S. Heffernan, JD, Kotin, Crabtree & Strong.
5:00-5:30: Financial risk management and wealth protection for medical professionals. Alan Chew, JD, CPA, CLU®, ChFC®, Corporate Vice President, Advanced Planning Executive Advisor,Advance planning group, NY life insurance

Evening Program (Charles View Ballroom)
5:30-6:30 Reception
6:30: Dinner program (Moderator: Xylina Wu, Raymond Liu)
6:45-7:30 Keynote speech: New Era of IBS treatment. Douglas Levine, MD. Vice President, Medical Scientific Affairs, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (Moderated by Xiangyang Yu, PhD)
7:30-8:15 Keynote speech:Leadership and Promises in Healthcare in 21st Century. Tim Murphy, Lieutenant governor (Moderated by Ning Zhou, MBA)
8:15-8:30 ACMES annual report and award (Xuejun Kong, MD)
8:30-10:00 ACMES annual celebration
Introduction of Novel MeridianTaiji (易筋太极): Created & Composed by Dr. Jing Liu

Teaching Meridian Taiji:Demo and coached by Juanzi Liu, Jingjing Liu, Yuquan Chen, Zhao Liu. Consulted by Ye Wu
Gu Zheng performance by master musician Hui Weng
Kung Fu Performance by Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy
Ballroom dance coached by Ye Wu
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Conference Chairs: Zhao Liu, MD; Weigen Li, MD, PhD

Event Moderators: Drs: Frank Chen, Raymond Zhou, Yi Zhang, Lichao Chen, Jay Zhou, Yongli Ji,
Xiangyang Yu, Danru Lee, Xylina Wu

Event Committee: Xuejun Kong, Jing Liu, Lichao Chen, Annie Liu, Ning Zhou, Emily Ye, Min Le, Lucy
Chen, Michael Chen, Wen Li, Zhen Wu, Raymond Zhou, Yiqing Song, Keqin Hu, Jianghe
Niu, Shubai Liu, Yingying He, Yongli Ji, Wei Zhang, Yi Zhang, Wenjie Cheng, Jie Zhou
Xylina Wu, Robert Wu.