151st Annual Scientific Meeting

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Wednesday - Saturday,
October 26-29, 2016
Sheraton Detroit Novi

Physicians of all specialties, residents, students, nurses and other health care professionals are invited to join the Michigan State Medical Society Foundation at our 151st Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) at our new location, the Sheraton Detroit Novi in Novi.

Take this opportunity to collaborate with colleagues, see the latest our medical industry vendors have to offer, and learn about the cutting-edge clinical advances from local and national experts.

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To register by phone, fax or mail:

  • Telephone: 517-336-7581
  • Fax Registration Form: 517-336-5797
  • Mail Registration Form: MSMS Foundation, 120 W. Saginaw, East Lansing, MI 48823

Download the registration form


Cancellation Policy:
A 100% refund of course fees will be provided if the MSMS Foundation is notified by September 26, 2016. The $35 registration fee is non-refundable. No refunds will be given after September 26, 2016; however substitutions are always welcome.




7:00 am - 5:30 pm: Registration   11:30 - 12:30 pm: Lunch in Exhibit Hall
4:15 - 5:00 pm: Plenary Session (Thu., Fri.)   12:30 - 4:00 pm: Afternoon Concurrent Courses
8:00 - 11:30 am: Morning Concurrent Courses   5:15 - 7:30 pm: Evening Courses (Wed., Thu.)

For full course descriptions, please download the Program


Alphabetical listing:

  • 95th Annual William Beaumont Lecture: Optimizing Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease: When Simpler is Better
  • Advances in Neuro, Spine, and Skeletal Oncology 
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders - A Primary Care Update
  • Best Practices in Managing Work Injuries and Acute Pain: Preventing the Downward Spiral to Needless Disability, Chronic Pain and Addiction
  • Cardiology Appraisal and Review
  • Caring for Patients with a Focus on the Kidneys
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Issues in Routine Practice
  • Current HIV Care Practices in Primary Care Settings
  • Current Issues in Women’s Health
  • Endocrinology / Diabetes Update
  • ENT for the PCP
  • Evaluation, Treatment, and Care of Women With Neurological Disorders
  • How to Recognize Treacherous “Nonspecific Symptoms” in Neurological Diseases
  • Less Can Be More: Things We Do in the Hospital for No Reason
  • Management of Common Spine and Brain Diseases: A Refresher for Primary Care Physicians
  • Ophthalmology through the Eyes of A Primary Care Physician
  • Pediatric Emergencies: “Didn’t See That Coming”
  • Plenary Session: Creating Community/Clinical Linkages to Prevent Diabetes
  • Plenary Session: MACRA: the Big Picture
  • Point-Counterpoint: CDC Final Pain Guidelines for CDC with Omnibus Case Studies
  • Quit Leaving Money on the Table:  Use A Diverse Team to Maximize Your Quality Scores
  • Radiology Update 2016
  • Responsible Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring for Pain Management: How to Prescribe Opiates
  • Rheumatology Update 2016
  • Selected Topics in Asthma and Allergy
  • Symposium on Retirement Planning
  • The 7th Annual Neurology for the Generalist Update
  • Update in Aortic and Peripheral Aneurysm Management
  • Update in Cardiovascular Disease in Family Medicine
  • Updates in Dermatology
  • Urology for the Non-Urologist
  • What’s New in Infectious Disease

For full course descriptions, please download the Program


Member Status


MSMS Members $110 per course
MSMS Members with "Retired Status" $85 per course
YPS Members $85 per course
Non-Members $140 per course
Nurses $110 per course
Residents FREE
Medical Students FREE

CME Credits

Statement of Accreditation:
The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The MSMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME is approved by the Board of Nursing as an acceptable provider of continuing education for license renewal or relicensure.

AAFP Credit
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Hotel Information


Centrally located to everything Metro-Detroit, the Sheraton Detroit-Novi Hotel recently went through a multi-million dollar renovation. The MSMS Foundation king/double room rate is $139.00 (plus appplicable taxes) per room per night. To receive the special rate, reservation requests must be made by October 3, 2016. When you make your reservations please tell the hotel staff you are with the Michigan State Medical Society; or, you may book online by visiting: https://msms.org/ASMSheraton.

Sheraton Detroit-Novi Hotel
21111 Haggerty Road
Novi, MI 48375
Phone: 866-716-8134 or 248-349-4000


For more information, please contact Marianne Ben Hamza at (517) 336-7581 or mbenhamza@msms.org.