The American College of Physicians to host Symposia in Rehoboth Beach

The Delaware Chapter of the Internal Medicine Doctors for Adults invites physicians from across the nation to the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel in Rehoboth Beach for the American College of Physicians 15th Annual Lower Shore Symposia to be held Saturday, October 26. 

Two members of the Beebe Medical Staff are coordinating the event. They are: Dr. Bhaskar Palekar, FACP, and Dr. Mansour Saberi, MACP, Governor Emeritus of the ACP Delaware Chapter.  

The all-day symposia will allow physicians to learn about recent medical advances and to discuss local and national issues that affect the practice and teaching of internal medicine. Speakers are coming from The Baylor College of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Einstein Healthcare Network and Tufts University.  

Topics to be discussed are:

· Differences between hyperthermia and fever

· Methods for diabetes care

· Evaluation of patients with complex acid-base and electrolytes disturbances

· The current state-of-the-art drug therapy for hepatitis C

· Updates on vitamin D.  

For more information and to register, call Dr. Saberi at (302) 645-2244. On the day of the event, registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, located at Olive Avenue and the Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. The event concludes at 8 p.m. following dinner. For information about the hotel or to make reservations, call (302) 227-7169.   The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

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