Program Description: 

Weekly conference during academic year (Sept-May) to highlight updates and changes to best practice of internal medicine and its subspecialties.


Key Words: Medicine, Update, Diagnosis, Treatment

Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Identify how short term and long-term exercise training affects the structure of the heart and blood vessels.
  • Identify how decreases in physical activity affect the structure of the heart and blood vessels.
  • Identify how spaceflight can be thought of as a model of accelerated aging. 
Faculty & credentials: 


Benjamin D. Levine, MD, FACC, FACSM, FAPS, FAHA


Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Founding Director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine (IEMM) at Texas Health, Presbyterian Hospital Dallas S. Finley Ewing Chair for Wellness and the Harry S. Moss Heart Chair for Cardiovascular Research 


Activity Directors:

Michael Frank, MD

Vice Chair, Chief, Professor

Department of Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert 


In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Michael Frank 

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.

Benjamin D. LevineMedtronicResearcher
 Lexicon PharmaceuticalsAdvisory Committee
 Sardocor CorpResearcher
 Amgen Inc. 



Davaria Dunson

ACCME Accreditation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
05/05/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
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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