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Anemia - When to Call the Hematologist

Total Credits: 0.75 AOA Category 1-A Credit (MAOPS)

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Family Medicine |  Internal Medicine |  MAOPS |  Oncology
Kevin Hubbard, DO, HMDC MACOI,
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Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of anemia and who should be screened.
  • Identify laboratory normal values and laboratory testing indicated in the setting of anemia.
  • Discuss the indications and proper workup needed prior to hematology consultation.



Kevin Hubbard, DO, HMDC MACOI Related seminars and products: 3

Kevin Hubbard, DO, MACOI, is currently a professor and the chair of Internal Medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM) where he is also Chief of the Division of Specialty Medicine.  He serves as Medical Director for Gentiva Hospice of Independence.  In addition to his role as an educator and mentor, Dr. Hubbard serves in leadership and advisory capacities in many osteopathic professional organizations. He served as president of the American College of Osteopathic Internists from 2007 to 2008 and was recognized by the ACOI as “Internist of the Year” in 2013. He also served as MAOPS president in 2011.  MAOPS presented Dr. Hubbard with the “Physician of the Year” and Distinguished Service awards for his many years of dedication and outstanding service to the association and profession, and last night MAOPS awarded him again with the Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Hubbard is a third-generation graduate of KCU-COM and completed residencies in internal medicine at KCU-COM (when it was under the name of University of Health Sciences in Kansas City) and in internal medicine at Normandy Osteopathic Hospital in St. Louis.  He completed a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Hubbard is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Hospice/Palliative Care. Dr. Hubbard discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.

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