Best Practices in Primary Care 2023: On-Demand

This live conference & live stream was
originally presented
April 20-22, 2023 in New Orleans, LA. 

You will gain access to 12 CME sessions with
12 total hours of continuing education credit.

Program Overview

Primary care clinicians are most often the entryway to patients for their healthcare. This activity will examine various conditions often seen in everyday practice with the goal of learning new strategies for diagnosing and treating patients. During this activity, we’ll examine common conditions seen in primary care: Anemia, CKD/Diabetes, Depression, Headache, Heart Failure/Diabetes, IBS-CIC, Insomnia, Obesity, Osteoporosis, Medical Apps, and Patient Case Studies.

This program will provide answers to your burning questions as well as ‘best practices’ tools and techniques to help you better treat your patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Properly diagnose common medical conditions encountered in the primary care practice
  • Recognize ‘best practices’ in primary care in regard to disease management
  • Review the latest medical research and updated guidelines and apply to clinical practice



Paul Doghramji, MD, FAAFP is currently senior family practice physician at Collegeville Family Practice, and the Medical Director of Health Services at Ursinus College, both in Collegeville, PA. He is also an attending family practice physician at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Pottstown, PA. He is past co-chair for the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep and Health Safety Course and is on the board of directors of the National Sleep Foundation.

Dr. Doghramji received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA in 1982. He then completed his residency in family practice at Chestnut Hill Hospital in 1985. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians which awarded him Fellowship Degree in 2005. He is also member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians. He has received the American Medical Association’s Physician Recognition Award 8 times, in every qualifying year; the last time was 2011.

Dr. Doghramji has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Medicine, Current Medical Research and Opinion, and Postgraduate Medicine, as well as numerous websites on topics such as sleep disorders, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, biology of leg disorders, depression, chronic pain, health literacy, and diabetes. He is also co-author of the textbook, Clinical Management of Insomnia, recently out in its second edition.


Dr. Mitzi Rubin received her undergraduate degree in nutrition science from the University of Georgia. She then completed her Doctorate of Medicine from Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School and completed her residency in family and preventative medicine from Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Rubin has remained actively involved with Emory School of Medicine as a primary care clerkship preceptor teaching medical students, as well as an active member of the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians, where she has held past leadership positions including President and Board Chairman. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has earned the degree of fellow by the American Academy of Family Physicians. In addition, she is a diplomat of the American Board of Obesity. Dr. Rubin practices both family medicine as well as obesity medicine will Wellstar Health System in Atlanta, GA. She is passionate about partnering with her patients so they can live a life of optimal health.

Target Audience

This activity is targeted to all primary care clinicians with interest in the topics presented.

Release/Expiration Date

This internet enduring activity will be available for 12 months, beginning May 26, 2023 through May 26, 2024.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is not supported by any commercial interest or grantor.


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Tuition: Physicians $550; All Other Healthcare Professionals $450

Once your registration is approved, you will receive a separate email from PCN containing login instructions. This activity is designed to complete at your convenience and at your own pace. No refunds will be allowed for this activity.

Accreditation – AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


Primary Care Network is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Primary Care Network designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.


The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

All other healthcare professionals will be issued a certificate of participation.

American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

To receive CME credit and/or MOC points, you MUST complete the activity and the evaluation form. For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through PCN’s ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.

Activity provided by Primary Care Network.

Published May 25, 2023