November,10 November,11 November,12 November,13  

8:30 ~ 10:30
Symposia
Room101
Global Burden of Chronic Kidney Diseases
Room102
Current Views on Drug Abuse : What Internists Should Know
VIP Room (4F)
Clinical Skill Laboratories & Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)
10:30 ~ 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 ~ 11:50
President's Lecture
Room101
Perspective of Internal Medicine in IT Era
12:00 ~ 12:50
Luncheon Symposium 1 ( 3F Banquet Hall )
13:00 ~ 15:00
Symposia
Room101
Modification of Cardiovascular Risk Factors : Pathways to Prevention
Room102
Internal Medicine in IT Era (1)  — IT and Medical Education
VIP Room (4F)
Post-Graduate Year Training (PGY)
15:00 ~ 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 ~ 16:20
Special Lecture
Room101
European Consensus Statement on Stroke
VIP Room (4F)
Challenges for Health and Healthcare
 
16:30 ~ 18:30
Symposia
Room101
Common Neurological Disorders for Internists
Room102
H. pylori—Related Gastrointestinal Disorders
VIP Room (4F)
Atrial Fibrillation: Current Concept
18:30
Satellite Symposium 2 (3F Banquet Hall)
Satellite Symposium 3 (4F VIP Room)

 

8:30 ~ 10:30
Symposia

Rm 101 : Global Burden of Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chair : Prof. Toshiro Fujita, Japan
             Prof. Tun-Jun Tsai, Taiwan

1.
Chronic Kidney Diseases as A World-wide Epidemiological Problem
Prof. Toshiro Fujita, Japan
2.
Etiology and Pathogenesis of CKD
Prof. Wu-Chang Yang, Taiwan
3.
Cardiovascular Risk in Chronic Renal Failure Patients
Prof. Namsik Chung, Korea
4.
Strategies to Interfere with Progression of Renal Disease
Prof. Eberhard Ritz, Germany
 

Rm 102 : Current Views on Drug Abuse : What Internists Should Know
Chair : Prof. Nobert Scherbaum, Germany
             Prof. Jou-Fang Deng, Taiwan

1.
The Role of the Internist in Office-based Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Prof. David A Fiellin, USA
2.
Treatment of Drug Addiction in Primary Health Care
Prof. Norbert Scherbaum, Germany
3.
Trends in Drug Markets in Australia: Implications for Policy and Practice and Research
Prof. Louisa Degenhardt, Australia
4.
Taking Care of Substance Abusers, An Internist's Viewpoint
Prof. Wei-Jen Tsai, Taiwan
 

Rm 4F VIP : Clinical Skill Laboratories & Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)
Chair : Prof. Rolf A Streuli, Switzerland
             Prof. Boniface J. Lin, Taiwan

1.
OSCEs-Evolution of the Assessment of Clinical Skills in the United States
Prof. Karen E.M. Szauter, USA
2.
OSCE for Common Achievement Test in Japan for Preclinical Year Medical Students
Prof. Hirotaka Onishi, Japan
3.
The Borderline Regression Procedure in Determining A Credible Cut-off Score@
Prof. Bert Zonneveld, Netherlands
4.
OSCE Experience in Taiwan
Dr. Wei-Dean Wang, Taiwan
 
11:00 ~ 11:50
President Lecture:
Rm 101:
Chair: Prof. Thomas Kjellstrom, Sweden
Perspective of Internal Medicine in IT Era

Prof. Yuan-Teh Lee, Taiwan
13:00 ~ 15:30
Symposia

Rm 101 : Modification of Cardiovascular Risk Factors : Pathways to Prevention
Chair : Prof. Markolf Hanefeld, Germany
             Prof. Ming-Fong Chen, Taiwan

1.
Prevention of Cardiovascular Complications in The Dysglycemic Stages IGT and Type 2 Diabetes with Optimal Antihyperglycemia Treatment
Prof. Markolf Hanefeld, Germany
2.
Primary Prevention of Cardivascular Complication - the Role of Low-Dose Aspirin
Prof. John Michael Gaziano, USA
3.
From Insight to Action - Reducing CV Risk with Once-daily Nifedipine
Prof. Peter A Meredith, UK
4.
Lipid, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, or Platelet, Which One Is More Important?
Prof. Chau-Chung Wu, Taiwan
 

Rm 102 : Internal Medicine in IT Era (1) — IT and Medical Education
Chair : Prof. Joseph E. Johnson III, USA
             Prof. Shan-Chwen, Chang, Taiwan

1.
Leaning Medicine with the Help of Computers and Learning About Medical Computer Applications
Prof. Arie Hasman, Netherlands
2.
Simulation Education for Crisis Team Training
Prof. Michael DeVita, USA
3.
E-learning and Surge Capacity
Dr. Donna F. Barbisch, USA
4.
Medical Teaching in Ambulatory Care through PBL & EBM
Dr. Yu-Jia, Lai, Taiwan
 

Rm 4F VIP : Post-Graduate Year Training (PGY)
Chair : Prof. Lee Goldman, USA
             Prof. Andrew T. Huang, Taiwan

1.
The Essence of Medical Education
Prof. Andrew T. Huang, Taiwan
2.
The Role of Hospitalists in the PGY Education
Prof. Lee Goldman, USA
3.
The Reform of Post-Graduate Training System in Japan
Prof. Kiyoshi Kitamura, Japan
4.
The Postgraduate General Medicine Training Program in Taiwan
Prof. Cho-Yu Chan, Taiwan
 
15:30 ~ 16:20
Special Lecture

Rm 101 :
Chair : Prof. Ti-Kai Lee, Taiwan
Hypertension : European Consensus Statement on Stroke

Prof. Thomas Kjellstrom, Sweden

Rm 4F VIP :
Chair : Prof. John Noble, USA
Challenges for Health and Healthcare

To be confirmed

16:30 ~ 18:20
Symposia

Rm 101 : Common Neurological Disorders for Internists
Chair : Prof. Philip Gorelick, USA
             Prof. Yang-Chyuan Chang, Taiwan

1.
Update on Prevention of First and Recurrent Stroke: New Aspects and Future Considerations
Prof. Philip Gorelick, USA
2.
Recent Advances in Stroke Therapies
Prof. Chung-Yi Hsu, Taiwan
3.
The Autonomic Neuropathies: Some Recent Insights
Prof. Phillip A. Low, USA
4.
Diabetic Neuropathies: Diagnosis and Management
Prof. Sung-Tsang Hsieh, Taiwan
 

Rm 102 : H. pylori — Related Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chair : Prof. Yoshio Yamaoka, USA
             Prof. Jaw-Town Lin, Taiwan

1.
Clinical Spectrum of H. pylori- related Gastrointestinal Disorders : An Overview
Prof. Soo-Heon, Park, Korea
2.
The Bacterial Factors and Strain Diversity in H. pylori -related Gastrointestinal Disorders
Prof. Yoshio Yamaoka, USA
3.
Host Susceptibility of H. pylori -related Gastrointestinal Disorders
Prof. Emad M El-Omar, UK
4.
Clinical Management of H. pylori- related Gastrointestinal Disorders-An Update
Prof. Ming-Shiang Wu, Taiwan
 

Rm 4F VIP : Atrial Fibrillation : Current Concept
Chair : Prof. Jonathan S Steinberg, USA
             Prof. Shih-Ann Chen, Taiwan

1.
The Pathophysiology of Atrial Fibrillation and Implication for Therapy
Prof. Ulrich Schotten, Netherlands
2.
Prevention of Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Prof. Jonathan S Steinberg, USA
3.
Phamacological Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Where Do We Stand, Rate versus Rhythm Control
Prof. Kazuo Matsumoto. Japan
4.
Nonpharmacological Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Prof. Shih-Ann Chen, Taiwan