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University of Iowa News Release

March 8, 2005

Family Physician Refresher Course At UI March 29-April 1

The University of Iowa will hold the "Refresher Course for the Family Physician" March 29-April 1 at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City.

The four-day meeting provides practicing family physicians a comprehensive overview of clinical issues relevant to contemporary family medicine. Course presenters and participants will discuss a range of subjects in the areas of general family medicine, dermatology, gynecology, internal medicine, neurology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychiatry, rheumatology, surgery, urology and more.

The conference is sponsored by the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and the UI Department of Family Medicine.

Continuing medical education credits are available for conference attendees. A complete schedule of events, fees and online registration is available at For additional information or to register by telephone, call the UI Center for Conferences and Institutes at 319-335-4141 or toll free 800-551-9029.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5139 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

MEDIA CONTACT: David Pedersen, 319-335-8032,

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