Medical Education

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.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are designed for physicians, residents, and medical students, and are available to other allied health professionals who have an interest in the program being presented. Unless noted otherwise, Grand Rounds are held each Friday in the Academic Amphitheater. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Program begins at 12:00 noon and concludes at 1:00 p.m. Please call at least two days in advance for reservations or for more information (903)877-7250 or email:

Friday, February 12, 2016
Cardiovascular Update 2016
Speaker: Sridevi Pitta, MD

Dr. Pitta, Assistant Professor of Cardiology and Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization & Vascular Lab, will discuss the role of new treatments and technologies in the diagnosis and management of common cardiovascular disorders.

Friday, February 19, 2016
Physical Activity: Guidelines for Improved Health Benefits
Speaker: Dudley Goulden, MD

Dr. Goulden, Chair and Professor of Cardiology, will discuss the health benefits of physical activity and describe its effect on improved health and mortality.

Friday, February 26, 2016
Speaker: Sam Daya, MD

Dr. Daya, Assistant Professor of Cardiology, will review the epidemiology and burden of disease related to cardiovascular risk in patients with hyperlipidemia and outline treatment options to achieve target goals for these patients.

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