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Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, November 8, 2018
8:00am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Medical Grand Rounds Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Department of Medicine

Speaker: Christopher Pickett, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Clinical Director of Cardiology Co-Director – Heart Rhythm Program UCONN Health/Calhoun Cardiology Center Title: Pacemakers Therapy: Newer Techniques to Update a Mature Technology

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Identify the current indications for pacemaker therapy. 2. Discuss the problematic anatomy and physiology behind right ventricular pacing”. 3. Explain the advantages behind newer pacemaker techniques such as His- bundle pacing.

Speaker: Juyong Lee, MD, MS, MS, PhD Director, Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Therapy Director, Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory Associate Professor of Medicine UCONN Health/Calhoun Cardiology Center/Interventional Cardiology

Title: Catheter-based therapies in Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Discuss new clinical data regarding CDT in acute pulmonary embolism. 2. Determine which patients are indicated for CDT in acute pulmonary embolism.

Date: November 8, 2018

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Location: Henry Low Learning Center UConn Health

Target Audience: The Department of Medicine faculty, housestaff and students, though many topics will be of interest to housestaff, students and other faculty members within the University of CT School of Medicine and Dental Medicine.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, Drs Picket and Lee have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Drs. Pickett and Lee will not be discussing the use of off -labeled use of any products.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.



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