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, February 28, 2014
Diastolic Heart Failure
Speaker: Sam Daya, MD
Dr. Daya, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at UT Health Northeast, will review the pathophysiology of diastolic heart failure and outline the treatment options.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Speaker: James Caccitolo, MD
Dr. Caccitolo, Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, will discuss life-threatening cardiovascular emergencies and the approach to early recognition, stabilization and treatment.
Friday, March 14, 2014
NO Grand Rounds - Spring Break
Friday, March 21, 2014
Fragility Fractures: Coordination of Care Between Orthopedics and Primary Care
Speaker: Brandon Tinkler, MD
Dr. Tinkler, orthopedic surgeon, will discuss the evaluation of osteoporosis; outline fragility fracture identification and the treatment options and will summarize the coordination of care for osteoporosis between the surgeon and primary care provider.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Gynecologic Malignancies 2014 Update
Speaker: Ralph Turner, MD
Dr. Turner, gynecologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, will discuss the diagnosis, staging, treatment and prognosis of common gynecologic malignancies.
Friday, April 4, 2014
Speaker: Geroge Nissan, DO
Dr. Nissan, headache medicine specialist at the Baylor Comprehensive Headache Center in Dallas, will outline the range of options for pharmacologic preventive therapy for migraine headaches and review non-pharmacologic treatment strategies.
Friday, April 11, 2014 Medical Ethics credit
Issues at the End of Life
Speaker: Tamara McGregor, MD
Dr. McGregor, Assistant Professor of Family & Community Medicine at UT Southwestern and medical director of Community Hospice of Dallas, will discuss ethical and legal concerns health care professionals should consider when involved in end-of-life decisions.