Session date: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Location: 
Froedtert Board Room
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

Cardiology Grand Rounds is designed to provide faculty cardiologists, cardiology fellows, and ancillary staff (PA’s, NP’s) detailed exposure to 1) emerging concepts in the management and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, 2) initiatives at a state and national level to improve inpatient and outpatient outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease, 3) knowledge to fill practice gaps identified in the division of cardiovascular medicine during our internal review meetings, and 4) basic and translational research that may affect the practice of cardiovascular medicine in the near future.

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
 
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
 
Hours of  Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Target audience: 
  • Cardiologists
  • Cardiology Fellows
  • Ancillary Staff
Learning objectives: 
At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:
  • Briefly review contemporary management of advanced heart failure and discuss opportunities for improvement.
  • Review the state-of-the art in cell based therapy for advanced heart disease with a focus on clinical trials.
  • Discuss innovative cell delivery methods for heart repair and health care implications.
Faculty & credentials: 
Course Director:
Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC
Chief - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director - Cardiovascular Center
 
Speaker:
Amish Ravel, MD, FRCPC, FSCAL, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine & Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin Medical & Public Health in Madison
 
 
 
 
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose except:
 
NameCompanyRole
Amish Ravel, MDCelgene TherapeuticsSpeaker
 
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following and in accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, these relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Cheryl Tolliver
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6737