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Citywide Cardiology Conference

Friday, February 14, 2020
7:30am – 8:00am

UConn Health
Keller Auditorium


Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Calhoun Cardiology Center

Title: Cardiac Manifestations of Mitochondrial Disease (MELAS Syndrome) Speaker: Dr. Wassim Mosleh Date: February 14, 2020 Time: 7:30-8:00 am Location: Keller Auditorium

Target Audience: UConn Health, Hartford Hospital, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Cardiologists, Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, Fellows, Residents, Medical Students.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1) Value the incidence and consequences of MELAS syndrome on the heart 2) Synthesize the acute management options of cardiac disease due to MELAS syndrome 3) Analyze the molecular and genetic mechanisms of MELAS syndrome and cardiomyopathy

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 .5 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 speaker, Dr. Mosleh 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.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.


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