2017 Winter Conference
Jan 12 - Jan 15

2018 Winter Conference Preview

Barry M. Stults M.D
Hypertension, 2018:  An Update Including the New ACC/AHA 2017 Guidelines

Barry M. Stults, M.D. is Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Utah Medical Center, Madsen Clinic-Internal Medicine, and Salt Lake City VA Medical Center. As a general internist, his clinical interests include all aspects of adult preventive health care and acute and chronic adult health problems (eg., hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol disorders, asthma, COPD, heart failure, coronary heart disease, venous thromboembolism, etc.). He has special interest in the management of resistant hypertension.

Dr. Stults received his M.D. degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He received training in medicine and pulmonary diseases from the University of Utah Medical Center and from the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Stults currently serves as Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine. He is currently Associate Program Director for the internal medicine residency training program.


Claire J. Creutzfeldt M.D
Update on Stroke

Dr. Creutzfeldt is a Vascular Neurologist at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Washington, the first comprehensive stroke center of the Pacific Northwest 5-state region. She will be providing us with an evidence-based update on what is new in stroke, reviewing hot topics around the etiology and diagnostic workup as well as the acute and hyper acute management of ischemic stroke. 


Carolyn Clancy M.D., MACP
Update in Systems

Dr. Clancy serves as the Executive in Charge, Veterans Health Administration, with the authority to perform the functions and duties of the Under Secretary for Health.  She was previously the Interim Under Secretary for Health from 2014-2015.  She is a highly experienced and nationally recognized physician executive. Dr. Clancy, a general internist and health services researcher, is a graduate of Boston College and the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  She holds an academic appointment at George Washington University School of Medicine and serves as Senior Associate Editor, Health Services Research.  Dr. Clancy has contributed to eight academic text books and authored, co-authored and provided invited commentary in more than 225 scholarly journal articles.  She served as member of the National Quality Forum, Board of Directors, as the Chair of the AQA Alliance and served on the Board of Governors, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.  An elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Clancy was most recently presented with the 2014 Quality Champion Award, National Committee for Quality Assurance and was also named as Honorary Fellow, American Academy of Nursing