CME June 26-28 2020

JUNE 26-28, 2020



in conjunction with the




8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™
Complimentary for AAPI & CMS Members
Friday, June 26, 2020 :: 9:05 am to 11:20 am EST/8:05 am to 10:20 am CST
Saturday, June 27, 2020 :: 9 am to 12:15 pm EST/8 am to 11:15 am CST
Sunday, June 28, 2020 :: 9 am to 12:00 noon CST/8 am to 11:00 am CST

Target Audience: Physicians of all specialties

Friday, June 26, 2020 :: 9:00 am to 11:15 am EST/8:00 am to 10:15 am CST
(Includes 10 min. Q&A)
Moderator: Navin C. Nanda, MD
8:00 am to 8:10 amSessions Inauguration & Welcome AddressSuresh Reddy, MD
AAPI President
Program FormatVemuri S. Murthy, MD
Summit CME Chairman
8:10 am to 10:15 amMedical Ethics CourseMichael Huber, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Palliative Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago
Co-Chair Clinical Ethics Committee, University of Illinois at Chicago

William Parker, MD, MS
Instructor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Chicago
Assistant Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Ethics, University of Chicago

Gina Piscitello, MD
Assistant Professor Palliative Medicine, Rush University

Saturday, June 27, 2020 :: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm EST/8:00 am to 11:15 am CST
(Includes 15 min. Q&A)
Moderators: Rohit Kumar Vasa, MD & Vemuri S. Murthy, MD
8:00 am to 9:00 amMedico-Legal Session
Fraud and Abuse Compliance Malpractice Updates for Physicians
(American Bar Association Health Law Section)
Clay J. Countryman, JD et al
9:00 am to 10:00 amPreventing Harassment in the WorkplaceMelinda Malecki, JD & Anthony Ashenhurst, JD
Malecki & Brooks Law Group
Elmhurst, Illinois
10:00 am to 10:45 amNeonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation - Part 1Dharmapuri Vidyasagar, MD
Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics
University of Illinois @ Chicago, IL
Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation - Part 2Vinay Nadkarni, MD
Professor, Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10:45 am to 11:15 amOverview of Global Pandemics: Focus COVID-19Ravi Durvasula, MD
Professor, Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois
Sunday, June 28, 2020 :: 9 am to 11:00 pm EST/8 am to 11:00 am CST
(Includes 15 min. Q&A)
Moderators: Deepak Mital, MD & Vinod K. Bansal, MD
8:00 am to 8:30 amUpdate on EchocardiographyNavin C. Nanda, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease at the
University of Alabama @ Birmingham, Alabama
8:30 am to 9:00 amGlobal Battle Against Cardiovascular DiseaseNisha Chandra-Strobos, MD
Professor of Medicine & Chief of Cardiology,
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland
9:00 am to 9:30 amAdvances in Cardiac TransplantationValluvan Jeevanandam, MD
Professor of Cardiac Surgery Director, Heart and Vascular Center
University of Chicago Medical Center,
Chicago, Illinois
9:30 am to 10:00 amDiabetes and Hypertension Updates: Focus on South Asian DiasporaNamratha Kandula, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine
Co-Director, Center for Community Health
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
10:00 am to 10:30 amUpdate on COVID-19 Research & COVID-19 in Pediatric PatientsDaniel Johnson, MD
Professor of Pediatrics,
Chief, Section of Academic Pediatrics & Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Vice-Chair, Clinical Services, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
10:30 am to 11:00 amMental Health Strategies during COVID-19 PandemicDavid J. Banayan, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Program Director & Chairman

AAPI Virtual Summer Summit 2020
CME Sessions

Vemuri S Murthy, MD
Adjunct Asst. Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois @ Chicago

Former Chairman,
Department of Anesthesiology
West Suburban Medical Center,
Oak Park, Illinois


Navin C. Nanda, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular disease
University of Alabama @ Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama.

Rohit Kumar Vasa, MD
Attending Neonatologist, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern University & Neonatology site leader and Chairman,
Department of Pediatrics, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.


Deepak Mital, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of Illinois @ Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant Program
Advocate Christ Medical center
Oak Lawn, Illinois.

Vinod K. Bansal, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Medical Director, Chronic Dialysis
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois.


Mandatory: Webinar Access Information to Follow Registration Confirmation Email from AAPI.

Cancellation Policy: Individual cancellations must be received in writing by the AAPI office no later than 72 hours prior to the program

Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”

Questions? Please contact AAPI Office at (630) 990 2277,

CME Disclosures, Accreditation & Designation: The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the ACCME. The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Registration is mandatory for CME credits.
  • Registrations are closed one hour before the program starts. It’s mandatory to re-register (sign-in) at the beginning of joining the Webinar to be eligible for CME credits for each Session.
  • Chats are restricted to Questions only.
  • The number of questions answered is time-limited.
  • Pre & post course evaluation forms will be emailed to registered participants.
  • CME credits will be emailed after submitting fully completed evaluation forms.