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Family Medicine Update 2020

**Due to COVID-19, the conference has been postponed**


Turtle Point Clubhouse
Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Kiawah Island, South Carolina



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.


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


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.


A conference brochure will be available soon. 


A full conference schedule can be found here Family Medicine Update 2020 Agenda


A full conference schedule can be found here Family Medicine Update 2020 Faculty Page


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


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 designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only 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 nursing specialty 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)™.


On Or Before After 3 Day           
4/15/2020 4/15/2020        Registration                     

Physicians $685 $725 $500               

NP’s, PA’s, Residents, Retired $585 $625 $450                              

Printed Course Syllabus $55 $55 $55                     

*There will be an additional fee of $100 for any onsite registrations. 

Registration fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, electronic course syllabus and credit processing. No pre-registrations will be accepted after June 15, 2020. After this date, you must contact the Office of CME at 843-876-1925 to see if space is still available. If space is available you must register onsite. Note: There will be an increased rate for on-site registrations!


We’re going green! In our efforts to “go green”, the syllabus will be provided on our website, 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 of $55.00.


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.


(Please use ONE of these methods to register. Do not mail if previously faxed or telephoned).

• Online Registration is available through the Family Medicine Update 2020 Online Registration Portal

• Mail: Please send Family Medicine Update 2020 Registration form with check payable to “Medical University of South Carolina” or credit card information to: Elizabeth Gossen, Office of CME - MUSC, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, HE 221A, MSC 754 Charleston, SC 29425

• Telephone: 843-876-1925 - Credit card only.

• Fax: 843-876-1931 - Credit card only. (Secured area)


**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 $265–$485.00 per night. Reserve your villa before May 21, 2020 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 7.0% 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.


A refund for conference registration will be made upon written request prior to May 22, 2020, 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.