1st Advances in Men’s Health

Lodge at Whitefish, Whitefish, Montana
August 23-26, 2021

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Conference Overview and Educational Goals

Providing healthcare to men can be a challenge. Typically, they are reluctant consumers; they make fewer appointments than women and are far less likely to have a regular source of medical care. Consequently, they tend to present with later-stage illnesses than their female counterparts and die more often from 14 of the 15 leading causes of death. In spite of their relative apathy, once men are in a care environment they often have remarkably high expectations. As such, it behooves those interested in men’s health to remain up-to-date, and Advances in Men’s Health will provide relevant education to both primary care and urology providers, utilizing speakers who are both leaders in their field and skilled teachers. It is hoped that a dialogue will ensue between PCPs and urology specialists that will enhance everyone’s quality of men’s healthcare delivery.

This meeting is being held in a beautiful lakeside lodge, minutes from Glacier National Park, and the agenda will allow attendees and their families to explore and participate in the ample recreational opportunities of this Montana paradise. 

Program Director

Steven N. Gange, MD, FACS

Steven N. Gange, MD, FACS

Director of Education
Summit Urology Group
Co-Founder and President
Utah Healthy Living Foundation
Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynotes from Primary Care Physicians and Urology Experts

Attend Sessions

Connect with Peers and Experts

Agenda

Advances in Men’s Health will provide relevant education to both primary care and urology providers, utilizing speakers who are both leaders in their field and skilled teachers. Join us from August 23-26, 2021, in Whitefish, Montana.

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Accommodations & Transportation

The Lodge at Whitefish Lake
1380 Wisconsin Avenue
Whitefish, MT 59937

Inspired by the grand lodges of the past, with all the conveniences of the present, The Lodge has returned a sense of leisure and grace to the Montana travel experience. Surrounded by mountains with the pristine waters of Whitefish Lake at our back door, and all the amenities of a full-service resort hotel, The Lodge provides the perfect location for your next visit to Whitefish and northwest Montana.

With outstanding service and deluxe accommodations, you will be able to enjoy all that Whitefish and northwest Montana has to offer. The Lodge is only minutes from downtown Whitefish, ten minutes from the ski slopes of the Whitefish Mountain Resort, and less than a 30-minute drive to the scenic wonders of Glacier National Park.

ROOM RESERVATIONS:
http://lodgeatwhitefishlake.com/groupslogin

ROOM RATES:

  • A 1 King Classic Room or a 2 Queens Classic Room in the Viking Lodge is $289/night
  • A 1 King Standard Room in the Main Lodge is $298/night
  • A 1 King Lakefront Standard Room or a 2 Queens Lakefront Standard Room in the Main Lodge is $365/night
  • A 1 King Lodge Studio Suite or a 2 Queen Lodge Studio Suite in the Main Lodge is $355/night
  • A 2-Bedroom Lakefront King + 2 Twins Lakefront Condominium is $545/night
  • A 2-Bedroom Lakefront King + Queen Lakefront Condominium is $545/night

8% Montana Accommodations Tax, 3% Resort Tax, 1% Tourism Promotion Assessment, 1% Whitefish Lake Institute Assessment, and 7.75% Resort Services Fee (20.75% total) not included in room rates. Applicable taxes & fees are subject to change.

CONFERENCE ATTIRE:
Attire is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the educational activities.

For information about summer activities in Whitefish, see this page from The Lodge at Whitefish Lake: https://lodgeatwhitefishlake.com/summer-adventures

Invited Faculty

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Support Opportunities

To inquire about support opportunities, please contact:

Marc Weathersby, Chief Marketing Officer
Tel:434-817-2000, x193    Cell: 434-989-5508
Fax 434-817-2020    mweathersby@cjp.com

Exhibit and Sponsor Prospectus

CME Information

This conference will be accredited for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

The learning objectives for this program are:

  1. Apply unique considerations and skills in managing health of men 
  2. Review science relating to current use of dietary supplements and nutrition; learn how to live healthier and longer from the experience seen in Blue Zone populations
  3. Appreciate men’s interest in cosmetic procedures
  4. Learn how some clinicians effectively and ethically utilize medical marketing to enhance their practices, and consider application to your circumstances
  5. Discuss emerging and available treatment options for BPH and the value of early definitive intervention for BPH and LUTS, and the epidemic of polypharmacy 
  6. Evaluate and manage the impact of urethral obstruction on bladder health
  7. Understand the principles surrounding development and ultimate commercialization of a good idea
  8. Explain the use of and guidelines for testosterone and hereditary cancer testing
  9. Describe the current process (and limitations) of Guideline development in medicine

Registration

During these times, Grand Rounds in Urology and Advances in Men’s Health are committed to you and helping your practice run as best as it can.

By registering for this conference, you agree to our standard Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions agreement, which is available online at: Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions.

Health and Safety Precautions: The health and safety of AMH attendees, faculty, sponsors, and staff are of the utmost importance to us. We are actively working with the host hotel to ensure proper safety and sanitary conditions. To that end, the following safety precautions will be in place:

  • All participants will be asked to wear a mask when not eating or drinking.
  • The general session room will be arranged to maintain social distancing.
  • The general session room will be sanitized at the conclusion of the day and attendees will be asked to sit in their same seats from the day before.
  • All food will be plated; there will be no buffet food service.
  • Hotel staff will be wearing masks, as well as gloves when serving food.
  • All meals and ancillary events outside of the general session will maintain social distancing.
  • Sleeping rooms will be fully cleaned and sanitized between guests. Housekeeping will not enter your room during your stay. Guests will be able to obtain additional towels or other items upon request only.

We are monitoring all local and CDC guidelines and will make adjustments to these policies as necessary. For more information on the Lodge at Whitefish Lake’s Commitment to Clean, please feel free to visit their COVID-19 page.

If you have any questions, please contact Amy Collier at acollier@cjp.com

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other more common contagions exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and even death in a small percentage of the population, especially those with weakened immune systems. For your safety and convenience, we are endeavoring to take appropriate precautions, as detailed above. Even with our best efforts, however, there is no guarantee that you can avoid exposure to COVID-19 or other common pathogens, whether at our conference or elsewhere. Please note that, as further detailed in our Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions Agreement (the “Registration Agreement”), which must be reviewed and agreed to during the registration process, all conference attendees voluntarily assume ALL RISKS related to any possible exposure to COVID-19. We encourage you to read the Registration Agreement carefully, as it contains other important terms, including other disclaimers and limitations on liability.

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