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Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

With more than 120 interactive lectures, case discussions, and board preparation sessions, this CME program is the most comprehensive review of internal medicine offered by the clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School.

It offers accelerated learning:  

► For clinicians seeking a practical and comprehensive review that ensures they are up to date across all major fields of internal medicine:

  • Newer options for diagnosis: what to choose, when, and why
  • Treatment and care management strategies to optimize patient outcomes
  • How to avoid medical mistakes
  • Improved approaches to common and complex clinical challenges
  • Navigating screening controversies
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 For physicians preparing to certify or recertify and are seeking a thorough, proven preparatory course in advance of their taking the ABIM board examination:

  • Daily board review questions
  • Sessions to guide efficient preparation and study
  • Exam practice sessions with an audience response system that provides immediate feedback
  • 2,000-page printed syllabus and home study guide
  • Test-taking strategies and skills development
  • The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine, 2nd EditionTextbook: a comprehensive study guide for the ABIM certification or MOC exam and an indispensable resource for general clinical practice, covering all specialties of internal medicine.
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OUTCOMES-DRIVEN EDUCATION

In the past year, there have been a staggering number of critically important updates that need to be understood and incorporated into the practice of general internal medicine to ensure optimal patient care and outcomes.  

The 39th Annual Intensive Review of Internal Medicine (IRIM) synthesizes this vast amount of information and presents it with efficiency and effectiveness to ensure that you are current with these updates and the best ways to incorporate them into practice.

For those of you who are preparing to certify or recertify, we complement this education with extensive board examination preparation and test-taking skills.

Sessions and board preparation span all major fields of internal medicine and are led by Harvard Medical School’s most distinguished clinical faculty in the fields of:

  • CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE 
  • ONCOLOGY
  • NEUROLOGY
  • CRITICAL CARE
  • NEPHROLOGY
  • HEMATOLOGY
  • GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • INFECTIOUS DISEASE
  • PULMONARY MEDICINE
  • WOMEN’S HEALTH
  • RHEUMATOLOGY
  • ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • ALLERGY and IMMUNOLOGY
  • HOSPITAL MEDICINE
  • DERMATOLOGY
  • BIOSTATISTICS
  • GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

Year after year, attendees report the experience to be “game changing”—invaluable to their clinical practice and exam preparation efforts.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Apply current/recommended guidelines in clinical practice
  • Describe pathophysiology as it applies to management of clinical problems
  • Apply knowledge gained to the ABIM certification/recertification examinations
  • Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations
  • Review and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice
  • Identify/integrate current therapeutic options for specific disorders, including end-of-life care