7th Annual Diabetes Symposium

Philadelphia, PA US
October 19, 2018

Online registration is closed, please register onsite.


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The 7th Annual Diabetes Symposium conference offers a unique setting of keynote lectures targeting specific topics and panel discussions with renowned experts in the field.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • How do we define value in diabetes care: The argument(s) for cost-conscientious care
  • Emerging New Paradigms in Type 2 Diabetes Management
  • Type 1 Diabetes-2019 & Beyond
  • Treatment of HTN in Diabetic Kidney Disease: An Update
  • Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Case Presentations and Discussion with Course Directors & Guest Speakers

This course is designed for practicing endocrinologists, primary care physicians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nurses and trainees.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AAFP
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.25 Attendance
  • 5.50 CDR
  • 5.33 CNE
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/19/2018 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/19/2018 - 3:00pm EDT


For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.


The Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

For information regarding parking and directions please visit: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/maps-and-directions/center-city.html 


Parking is available in the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building (entrance on 11th Street).  Discounts are not available.


The nearest hotel to Thomas Jefferson University Campus is the Holiday Inn Express Midtown located at 1305 Walnut Street.

Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
Reservations: 215-732-2022
Rates: $134 special hospital/university rate

No extra person charge. Includes complimentary breakfast, free access to wireless internet and onsite fitness center. Parking is $27 per day (with in and out privileges).

For additional hotels in the area, that also offer a Jefferson rate, please visit: http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/patients-and-visitors/center-city/hotels-and-lodging/

Featured Guest Speakers:

George L. Bakris, MD

The University of Chicago Medicine 

Dean G. Karalis, MD

Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia


David M. Nathan, MD

Harvard Medical School


Julio Rosenstock, MD

Dallas Diabetes Research Center


Jay S. Skyler, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:
  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services
  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.

PHYSICIANS (AMA): Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 5.33 nursing contact hours will be awarded for this program. The participant must attend the entire program to be eligible for full contact hour credit.

PHYSICIANS (AAFP): This Live activity, 7th Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Trends, with a beginning date of 10/19/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DIETITIAN: This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 5.50 CPEUs.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. (www.aapa.org).


Available Credit

  • 5.25 AAFP
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.25 Attendance
  • 5.50 CDR
  • 5.33 CNE


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Online registration is closed, please register onsite.


Please contact the Office of CME at jeffersoncme@jefferson.edu or (215) 955-6992 with any questions.


  • Pre-registration ends Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Onsite registration will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, October 5, 2018. See full refund policy.

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Practicing Physicians


Nurses & Allied Health Professionals


Jefferson Health (Center City Campus, Methodist, Abington, Aria, New Jersey, and Magee Faculty and Staff)


Non-Jefferson Fellows, Residents and Students