Internal Medicine CME Events

5th Annual Update in Liver Disease

January 11, 2020

Course Directors
Shannan Tujios, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

Jorge Marrero, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases


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This activity is a review course intended to update providers on a diverse range of topics in liver disease, including viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver transplantation. The conference will focus on recent advances published at DDW, AASLD, and EASL this past year. The presentations will be beneficial to all providers caring for liver diseases. The discussion will be centered on cases in order to make the activity interactive and practical, and this activity will include a session on real-life consultation by experts.


What's New in GI?

February 15, 2020

Course Director
Kerry Dunbar, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

Venue
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building - Auditorium
6001 Forest Park Rd.
Dallas, TX 75093
United States


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This program is designed to provide attendees current information on how to recognize symptoms and use current data to establish diagnosis and formulate the appropriate treatment plans for the management of gastrointestinal diseases. Several topics will be presented at a live, one day symposium through lectures and question and answer sessions by experts in the field of gastroenterology. This course is designed for gastroenterologists, GI surgeons, internists, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses with an interest in gastroenterology and hepatology..


Dallas Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

February 29, 2020

Course Director
Mark Drazner, M.D., M.Sc. 
Professor and Clinical Chief, Division of Cardiology 
Medical Director, Heart Failure, LVAD, and Cardiac Transplantation Program 
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Program

Course Director
Justin Grodin, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology


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The activities include traditional lectures focusing on the salient features of a case-based clinical question that will also incorporate interactive short-question-answer sessions. As a result of these, the learner should have a better understanding of the current state of evidence for the management and clinical evaluation of patients in cardiogenic shock. This includes exploring the clinical utility of state-of-the-art temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support devices, the management of cardiogenic shock following myocardial infarction, the expert management of incessant ventricular tachycardia, and to better understand the interprofessional role of the "shock team" in the management of cardiogenic shock.


Update in Internal Medicine

March 26-28, 2020

Course Directors
Jonathan Weissler, M.D.
Chief of Medicine, UT Southwestern University Hospitals 
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Internal Medicine UT Southwestern

Srikanth Nagalla, M.D.
Program Director, Hematology Oncology Fellowship
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Venue
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building - Auditorium
6001 Forest Park Rd.
Dallas, TX 75093
United States

The Update in Internal Medicine is a program emphasizing topics requested by our referring physicians, controversies arising from journal clubs, and posted by our trainees. The program highlights diagnostic and therapeutic solutions based on the most recent clinical science. The goal is to provide state-of-the-art practical advice on issues identified as frequent items for consultation and second opinions, as well as new advances in applying molecular techniques in translational medicine.


UTSW/THR Cardiovascular Symposium

2020

Course Director
Joseph Hill, M.D., Ph.D. 
Professor and Clinical Chief, Division of Cardiology
Medical Director, Heart Failure, LVAD, and Cardiac Transplantation Program
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Program

This course will describe the latest advances in cardiovascular medicine, including current clinical applications and evolving management strategies. The format shall include didactic instruction mixed with illustrative cases by national and local leaders in the field, with interactive discussions.