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Scientific Sessions

Learning is in session at Internal Medicine Meeting 2021: Virtual Experience. View our top quality scientific and practice-related session titles.


  • Blood Pressure Monitoring in and out of the Office
  • ECG Interpretation Skills
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Blood Pressure Management
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology: Cardiovascular Screening and Imaging for Risk Stratification
  • Update in Cardiology

Career Development and Professional Satisfaction

  • Well-Being: Appreciative Inquiry for a Thriving Life and Practice
  • Well-Being: Chair Yoga
  • Well-Being: Quick Wins for Positive Organizational Change

Clinical Pharmacology

  • Cannabinoids: Where’s the Green Light?
  • Managing Chronic Pain in the Outpatient Setting

Clinical Reasoning

  • Improving Diagnostic Reasoning: Recognizing and Addressing Errors from Implicit Bias in Patient Care


  • Common Skin Conditions for the Internist
  • Cryosurgery Basics
  • Skin Biopsy

Endocrinology and Metabolism

  • Diabetes Mellitus: Optimal Care of Type 1 Versus Type 2 Diabetes
  • Management of Nondiabetic Endocrine Emergencies: How Do We Save the Patient?
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Endocrinology
  • Thyroid Disorders: What’s New?
  • Update in Endocrinology

Ethics and Health Policy

  • The First (and Next) 100 Days: What’s in Store for Health Care in Washington?

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Clinical Triad: Lower GI
  • Fatty Liver: What You Need to Know Now
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Doing Enough Without Doing Too Much
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Gastroenterology
  • The Challenge of Obesity: Best Practices in Pharmacology, Diet and Exercise, and Surgical Management
  • Update in Gastroenterology

Gender in Medicine

  • LGBTQ Health: A Practical Approach

Geriatric Medicine

  • Dementia Management: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Managing Multimorbidity in Older Adults: How Can I Address 10 Diseases in 20 Minutes?
  • Update in Geriatric Medicine


  • DOACs: Dos and Don’ts
  • Sickle Cell Anemia: What’s New?

Hospital Medicine

  • A Sensible Approach to Inpatient Hypertension Management
  • Acute Nonstroke Neurologic Emergencies
  • Acute Poisonings: If You Don’t Think Tox, You’ll Miss Tox!
  • Advances in Inpatient Heart Failure Care
  • Allergies in Adult Inpatients: Separating Fact From Fiction
  • Antibiotics Made Ridiculously Simple (…or at Least a Heck of a Lot Easier)
  • Complex Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Hospital
  • Curbside Consults in Infectious Diseases
  • Delirium Prevention, Evaluation, and Management in the Hospital
  • Inpatient Diabetes Management: The Sweetest Patients!
  • Inpatient TIA and Stroke Management
  • Managing the Inpatient With Acute Liver Failure
  • Perioperative Controversies and Patient Safety: Avoiding Mishaps, Eliminating Catastrophes, and Collaborative Care
  • Pneumonia: Care Second to None
  • Sepsis Care: Keeping Your Patient Alive While Making the Grade
  • Surviving a Subpoena: Learning to Live in Our Litigious Culture
  • SyncopE: Effective, Efficient, Economical, and Evidence-Based Evaluation
  • The Semisurgical and Nonsurgical Abdomen: A Guide to Everything the Internist Should Know
  • Things We Do for No Reason: High-Value Care in Hospital Medicine
  • Update in Hospital Medicine
  • Venous Thromboembolism: New Evidence and Strategies for Prevention and Management
  • Ventilator Management and Troubleshooting: It’s Time to Vent

Infectious Diseases

  • Common Ambulatory Infections and Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • COVID: Lessons Learned
  • Immunizations Hesitancy Post Pandemic
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Non-COVID Infectious Diseases
  • Update in Infectious Diseases

Nephrology and Hypertension

  • Medication Management in Kidney Disease and Transplant
  • Update in Nephrology
  • Urology for the Internist: Hematuria Work-up, BPH Management, and Prostate Cancer Screening


  • Evaluating and Managing Headaches: Decreasing the Pain
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Neurology


  • Cancer Care in the Older Adult: How Old Is Too Old?
  • Mastering Survivorship: Primary Care Management of the Cancer Survivor
  • Update in Oncology

Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

  • ENT Pearls for the Primary Care Physician: Work-up and Management of Hoarseness, Tinnitus, and Hearing Loss
  • Flashers! Floaters! Red Eyes!: How to Determine Which Conditions Require Urgent Ophthalmologic Evaluation

Psychiatry and Substance Use Disorders

  • Management of Depression and Anxiety for the Internist: How to Not Have a Panic Attack
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Psychiatry

Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care

  • COPD Management
  • Update in Critical Care Medicine
  • Update in Pulmonary Medicine

Rheumatology and Allergy & Immunology

  • Common Foot and Ankle Complaints That Stumble Into the Office: Best Foot Forward
  • Human Microbiome: In Sickness and in Health
  • Lower Back Pain: Not as Easy as It Looks!
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Allergy & Immunology
  • Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment Recommendations for Different Populations
  • Update in Rheumatology

Women’s Health

  • Cervical Cancer Screening for the Internist
  • Dr. Ananda Prasad Lecture in Physiology: Physiology Behind the Menopausal Hot Flash

Additional Topics

  • Annals Article (3 total; topics TBD)
  • Arthrocentesis and Bursal Injection
  • Chest X-ray Challenge
  • Climate Change and Its Impact on Health
  • Clinical Pearls: Nephrology and Hypertension
  • Clinical Pearls: Neurology and Gastroenterology
  • Clinical Pearls: Palliative Medicine and Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Triad: Work-up of Lymphadenopathy, Night Sweats, and Erythrocytosis
  • Guideline (3 total; topics TBD)
  • Health Policy (3 total; topics TBD)
  • Incision and Drainage of Abscess
  • Internal Medicine Meeting 2021: A Virtual Experience Highlights and Closing Remarks
  • Manual Prone Positioning 101 for Intubated and Non-intubated Patients
  • Microsession (11 total; topics TBD)
  • Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: General Internal Medicine
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Pearls for the Management of Insomnia Not to Miss: You Snooze, You Lose
  • Telemedicine Physical Exam Clinical Skills
  • Thieves' Market
  • Ultrasound Image Analysis Skills
  • Ultrasound-Guided Central Venous Line Placement
  • Ultrasound-Guided Lumbar Puncture
  • Ultrasound-Guided Paracentesis
  • Update in Ambulatory General Internal Medicine
  • Well-Being: Practical Tips to Combat Professional Isolation