Internal Medicine CME Events

UTSW/THR Cardiovascular Symposium

October 20, 2018

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

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


4th Annual Update in Liver Disease

December 2018

Course Directors
Amit Singal, M.D. 
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Shannan Tujios, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

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, 2019

Course Director
William Santangelo, M.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

Co-Course Director
Eimile Dalton-Fitzgerald, M.D.
Fellow Physician, Gastroenterology

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

This program was designed to provide attendees current information on how to recognize symptoms and use current data to establish a diagnosis and formulate the appropriate treatment plans. 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.


Update in Internal Medicine

2019

Course Director
Jonathan Weissler, M.D.
Chief of Medicine, UT Southwestern University Hospitals Professor
Vice Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine UT Southwestern

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 posed 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.


Dallas Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

2019

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

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.