UPMASA 37th Annual Grand Convention

Marriott Boston Copley Place

July 3 to July 7, 2022

 

 

      Pre-Convention, Saturday July 2, 2022

 

Day to explore Boston and surrounding areas with family, classmates and friends

Planning Your Trip to Boston

Things to Do in Boston | Attractions, Tours, Nightlife & Museums

Boston Restaurants & Bars | Places to Eat in Boston

Visitor Centers and Guides

Day trip to Martha’s Vineyard

 

          Day 1, Sunday July 3, 2022

 

9 am – 11:30 am          Registration

10 am – 11 am             Catholic Mass

1 pm  – 4 pm                Registration

2 pm – 4 pm                 QuickBooks Tutorial

6 pm – 12 mn               Welcome Reception/ Pabidahan:  “We are the Champions”  (wear your favorite sports jersey)

 

         Day 2, Monday July 4, 2022

 

8 am – 4 pm                 UPMASA Board of Governors Meeting

8 am – 4 pm                 Registration

9 am – 3 pm                 Exhibits

Form your groups and tour Boston:

Boston Duck Tours for groups of more than 20 departing Prudential Center – call 617-450-0068 to make a reservation

Check out The Freedom Trail

Old Town Trolley Tours in Boston

 

          Day 3, Tuesday July 5, 2022

 

7 am – 12 noon              Registration

7 am – 12 noon              CME:  Improving Health With Medical Innovations        Session 1

The AAFP has reviewed UPMASA 2022 Annual Grand Convention and deemed it acceptable for up to 10.75 Live AAFP Prescribed credits.   Term of Approval is from 07/05/2022 to 07/06/2022.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

7:00 a.m.                       Physician Reboot (No CME credit)       Silverio Cabellon, MD Class 72-A  &  Mayu Bonoan-Gonzales, MD Class 72-A

7:30 a.m.                       MD (Mindful Doctoring) in the Digital Age      Irene Mison-Estores, MD Class 87

8:00 a.m.                       COPD- the other things we need to talk about        Alexander Sy, MD Class 86

8:30 a.m.- 8:45 a.m.      BREAK

8:45 a.m.                       Acute Coronary Syndrome      Stanley Fernandez, MD Class 97

9:15 a.m.                       Trans-catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease: Current & Emerging  Trends          Jonas Del Rosario, MD Class 91

9:45 a.m.                       State of the Art Cardiac Surgery          Nathaniel John Castro, MD Class 90

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  BREAK

10:30 a.m.                       New Acute Pain Management Paradigm and Novel Peri-Operative Modalities Used by   Anesthesiologist That Help Decrease the Risk for Opioid Use Disorder         Dennis Dimaculangan, MD Class 93

11 a.m.                            Addiction Crisis & The New Emerging Drugs              Jose David, MD Class 83

11:30 a.m.                       Update on the Treatment of Narcolepsy                 Vivien Abad, MD Class 72-B

8 am – 3 pm                   Exhibits

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm        Alumni Luncheon/Business Meeting

3 pm onwards                Class Reunions/Rehearsals

 

         Day 4, Wednesday July 6, 2022

 

7 am – 12 noon              Registration

7 am – 12 noon              CME:  Improving Health With Medical Innovations        Session 2

7:00 a.m.                       Continuous Glucose Sensors: More Than Just a Coincidence          Melissa Garduno-Young, MD Class 93

7:30 a.m.                       Stereotactic Lung Radiation: A Non-Surgical Approach to Early Stage Lung Cancer         Arsyl De Jesus, MD Class 97

8:00 a.m.                       Allergy to Life’s Pleasures: Cosmetics, Jewelry, Food and More         Luz Sison-Fonacier, MD Class 78

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.    BREAK

8:45 a.m.                       Advances in Rheumatology: Top 5 Things Every Physician Should Know About          Crisostomo Baliog, MD Class 04

9:15 a.m.                      Just for Kicks: Elevating Sports Coverage For Elite and Olympic Level Martial Arts             George Pujalte, MD Class 01

9:45 a.m.                      Recognizing and Managing Child Abuse and Neglect: Red Flags and Red Herrings              Ishwar Gopichand, MD Class 90

10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.   BREAK

10:30 a.m.                      Mythbusters: Neurosurgery Edition           Dennis Oh, MD Class 97

11 a.m.                            Leadership and Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration amidst the Covid -19 Crisis         Carmencita David-Padilla, MD Class 81

11:30 a.m.                       Covid-19 Vaccines: Challenges & Opportunities        Lulu Bravo, MD Class 72-B

8 am – 3 pm                   Exhibits

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm       Fraternity/Sorority Luncheons

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm        Awards Ceremony for Outstanding Alumni/Medallion Ceremony for Jubilarians

6 pm – 12 mn                Gala Dinner and Dance (Black Tie)

 

         Postconvention, Thursday July 7, 2022

 

8 am – 10 am               Farewell Breakfast