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, April 24, 2015
Lipids Update: New Guidelines
Speaker: Cara East, MD
Dr. East, medical director of the Clinical Cardiology Research Center and Clinical Director of the Non-Invasive Cardiology Department at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, will evaluate new recommendations regarding cholesterol management and apply current lipid management recommendations to patient cases in order to individualize care and lower cardiovascular risk.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Speaker: Dieter Lehnortt
Mr. Lehnortt, Assistant Vice President and Compliance Officer at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, will summarize the rules and regulations that clinicians and billing staff must follow when documenting, coding and billing for services rendered to patients in a teaching environment, and discuss new legislative updates in billing compliance.
Friady, May 8, 2015
Performance Improvement and the Story of the Lorax
Speaker: Michele Bosworth, MD
Dr. Bosworth, Chief Quality adn Patient Safety Officer, Co-Chief Medical Information Officer and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, will discuss concepts to improve delivery of healthcare and outline key performance improvement tools including Patient Advocacy, PDSA, Lean, Occurance Reporting and Sustainability.
Friday, May 15, 2015
NO Grand Rounds
Friday, May 22, 2015
NO Grand Rounds
Friday, May 29, 2015
Do You Know Your Cyber Risks?
Speaker: John Southrey, CIC, CRM
Mr. Southrey, Manager of Consulting Services with Texas Medical Liability Trust will discuss data breach vulnerabilities in healthcare; identify what healthcare providers should do to mitigate their cyber risks; and, discuss the importance of appropriate risk transfer.