Program Description: 

Cardiology Grand Rounds program addresses a broad range of topics related to cardiovascular diseases.


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:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.0 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 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: 
  • Physicians
  • Cardiology fellows
  • Allied Health Professionals
Learning objectives: 

1) Distinguish cardiac troponin elevation from myocardial infarction.

2) Frequency and prognostic significance of troponin elevation and acute MI in stroke.

3) Limitations in distinguishing spontaneous from demand MI in acute ischemic stroke

Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director
Ivor Benjamin, MD FAHA, FACC
Professor & Chief – Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director – Cardiovascular Center
Department of Medicine
Planning Committee:
Omar Batal, MD
John Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationship to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):



Cheryl Tolliver
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6737
Session date: 
01/23/2014 - 7:30am to 8:30am CST
Froedtert Hospital 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 APA
    APA credit.
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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