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2019 Family Medicine Update

June 10-14, 2019

Turtle Point Clubhouse
Kiawah Island Resort
Kiawah, SC 

Conference Description

The purpose of this conference is to review common problems and chronic conditions in family medicine and provide practical approaches to their prevention, evaluation and treatment

Target Audience & Scope of Practice

The conference is designed for family medicine, internal medicine, and other primary care providers, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and pharmacists.

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe current diagnosis and therapy for conditions seen in primary care
  • Discuss controversial and emerging issues in primary care
  • Explain new trends in the diagnosis and management of typical presentations to primary care.

Conference Schedule

A full conference schedule can be found in the Family Medicine Update 2019 Conference Brochure

Online Syllabus

In our efforts to “go green”, an online syllabus will be provided to all attendees. Information will be emailed to you the week prior to the conference so that you may download a copy. Internet connection will also be available in the meeting room. A printed syllabus (3 slides per page) is available upon request at the time of your registration for an additional fee.

Credit Designation

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claimonly the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: Application for continuing medical education credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credits is pending.

Nursing Credit: Most states accept CMEs that apply to a specific nursingspecialty as nursing continuing education. Please check with your respective State Board of Nursing to ascertain the equivalent number of contact hours offered for 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


In accordance with the ACCME Essentials & Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the health care industry. This information will be made available to participants at the beginning of the activity. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be required to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.


The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Americans with Disabilities Act

It is the policy of the Medical University of South Carolina not to discriminate against any person on the basis of disabilities. If you feel you need services or the auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully participate in this continuing medical education activity, please call the Office of CME at 843-876-1925

Registration Fees

Onsite Registration

Physicians -- $775
NP's, PA's, Residents, Retired  --  $675

Printed Course Syllabus $55.00 (Extra syllabus may not be available on site for purchase)

Registration Methods

Registration for this conference is now closed. Please call 843-876-1925 if you have any questions about on-site registration.

Conference Cancellation

A refund for conference registration will be made upon written request prior to May 10, 2019, however, $100.00 will be retained for administrative costs.No refunds will be made after this date. We reserve the right to cancel the program if necessary. Full registration fees will be refunded for canceled programs. The Medical University cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline or other transportation fees, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties. By registering for this conference, you acknowledge and agree to this cancellation policy.

Hotel Information 

**The conference will be held at the Turtle Point Clubhouse**

Kiawah Island Resort, just outside of Historic Charleston is drenched in southern charm and natural grace. An unforgettable coastal setting with miles of undisturbed beaches and tidal marshes, yet still a short drive to experience the city life on the Charleston Peninsula. This resort and residential community has a gracious character of its own, giving guests a unique resort experience unlike any other. Kiawah is a popular vacation destination for families, where southern hospitality is defined and a welcoming community is waiting.

The resort has activities daily for children and teens and many evenings are scheduled with fun activities for the whole family to include entertainment for all. Please check with the Kiawah Resort (843-768-2121) or visit for a schedule of these events. A children’s camp is also available by registering directly with the resort.

A block of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms villas have be reserved in the Turtle Point and East Beach areas. These villa rates range from $260–$475.00 per night. Reserve your villa before May 10, 2019 to receive the discounted rates. Please call 866-224-2612, ask for Villa Reservations and mention the “MUSC Family Medicine”to receive these lower rates. For more information on Kiawah Resort, visit their web site at

A resort service fee of 9% per villa, per day will apply to all guest rooms utilized. The resort service fee includes on demand, on-island transportation to all resort owned venues via the existing fleet of resort vehicles, local & 800 phone calls, credit card access calls and in-room coffee.

Rates are subject to a 6.5% South Carolina state tax and a total of 6% local tax (subject to change). The maximum occupancy at Kiawah is two (2) adults per bedroom. Children under the age of 18, when accompanied by an adult and staying in the same room, are free of charge.