The Department of Medical Education is responsible for all continuing medical education (CME) activities. The mission of the Health Science Center's CME program is to provide high quality educational activities designed to enhance physicians' commitment to lifelong learning.
The ultimate goal is to promote and further the practice of evidence-based and cost-effective healthcare in keeping with the Health Science Center's mission to provide excellent patient care.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Supportive Care and Palliative Medicine
Speaker: Eduardo Bruera, MD
Dr. Bruera, chair of the Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, will discuss the benefits of supportive care and palliative medicine to prolong survival, increase quality of life, and decrease the burden of suffering and cost of care.
Friday, September 18, 2015
Speaker: Chaun Tatum-Williams
Ms. Williams, Provider Coding Manager with Cigna-HealthSpring and an approved ICD-10 Trainer, will discuss the key elements of good clinical documentation, both to enhance optimal patient care and enable selection of appropriate ICD-10 codes.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Advances in Electrophysiology
Speaker: Miguel Valderrábano, MD
Dr. Valderrábano, professor of cardiology and chief of the Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, will review the latest EP diagnostic methods and identify appropriate patients for ablation or other invasive management approaches.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Speaker: Andrew Roberts, MD
Dr. Roberts, Urologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine, will summarize the epidemiology of kidney stones; identify the causes and symptoms of kidney stones; select appropriate treatments for uncomplicated and complicated kidney stones; discuss pharmacological and non-pharmacological management options and recognize strategies for the prevention and reasons for recurrence of kidney stones.