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40th Annual Advances in Primary Care: Doing Primary Care in These Challenging Times

Target Audience

Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and other health care professionals who want to enhance or develop their knowledge of current trends in primary care.

Conference Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference, the participant should be able to:

1) Describe current knowledge and limitations of knowledge of the topics listed.

2) List the pros and cons of following expert recommendations for these issues.

3) Improve patient understanding of complex medical issues to foster patient centered medical care.

Speaker Presentations

Speaker presentations will be posted here, so you can download to your mobile device or laptop. They will be posted one week prior to the conference. Printed handouts will NOT be provided.

Hotel Accommodations

We do not have a room block secured for this conference. However, if you need hotel accommodations, you may contact the Marriott Pyramid North at (505) 821-3333 or you want to select one of these hotels.

Courtyard by Marriott Albuquerque
5151 Journal Center Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-823-1919

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Albuquerque North
5910 Holly Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Phone: 505-856-5910

Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque/Journal Center
5320 San Antonio Dr. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-314-0800


Registration Fees

Your registration fee includes conference materials, a continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch. Please confirm your registration before making travel arrangements. Minimum and maximum registration numbers have been established for this conference. Registrations paid in cash must be in the exact amount of tuition. CME does not maintain a petty cash fund. It is UNM policy to charge offerer $35.00 plus normal merchant bank fees for each returned check. Make check payable to: UNM Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development and mail it along with registration form to: UNM CME, MSC09 5370, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001. To pay by credit card, visit the conference registration site. Your registration will be confirmed by email. UNM CME no longer accepts POs or faxed registrations with credit card information

Conference Registration Fees

Early Bird

On or Before 3/21/19





MD, DO, RN, LPN, NP, PA, Other




MD, DO, RN, LPN, NP, PA, Other paying with Tuition Remission




Non-UNM Current Preceptor*




UNM Residents/Students**




* A copy of the letter from the UNM Preceptorship Program will be required at conference check-in. Failure to provide could result in non-admittance to the conference.

** A copy of your Resident/Student ID will be required at conference check-in. Students will not receive professional credit.



If you pre-register and cannot attend, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development will refund tuition, less a $40.00 administrative fee, provided it is received in writing on or before March 29, 2019. No refunds will be issued after this date or for non-attendance. Conferences are subject to cancellation. In the event this conference is cancelled, UNM CME is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by participants.


UNM Tuition Remission

All eligible UNM Faculty and Staff may enroll using a UNM Tuition Remission (waiver) to cover tuition costs listed on the registration form. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE ONLINE REGISTRATION SITE.A copy of the UNM Tuition Remission Form, along with a copy of the conference registration form, need to be emailed to HSC-CMEWeb@salud.unm.eduor faxed to (505) 272-8604. The UNM Tuition Remission Form can be found here: https://hr.unm.ed/benefits/tuition-remission. The conference registration form can be found on the right side of this page (click “Download the Brochure”). Proper completion includes all required signatures. No refund or credit will be issued for non-attendance.



The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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



This activity has been submitted to the New Mexico Nurses Association Accredited Approver Unit for approval to award contact hours. NMNA AAU is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

April 12, 2019

Register Online

Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
We do not have a sleeping room block for this conference
5151 San Francisco Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Albuquerque, NM

For additional information, please contact HSC Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development at 505-272-3942 or