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Meetings & CMEs

August Medicine Department M&M Conference
Under the direction of: George Samaras, M.D.
Cases under the direction of:  Kanak Patel, M.D.
To submit a case for presentation: contact Dr. Patel at kanakp5@hotmail.com .
Date:  Wednesday, August 6th
Time:  6:00 pm
Location:  Doordan Institute
Objectives: modify behavior to maximize good outcomes in a very cost effective fashion, apply new knowledge into clinical practice, foster new interdisciplinary relationships to enhance quality patient care, use evidence based medicine to change or modify clinical pathways
Target Audience:  All interested Medical Staff
CME Credits:  1CAT1CME
Dinner will be provided at 5:30 pm

CANCELLED! August Medicine Department Grand Rounds
Medicine Department Grand Rounds scheduled for August 20th has been cancelled. The meeting will resume on September 17th in the Doordan Institute.

September Pediatric Service Lecture
Presented by:  Jeffrey Lukish, M. D., Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins  Hospital
Topic:  Pediatric Trauma and Interesting Cases from AAMC
Date: Tuesday, September 16th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location:  Doordan Institute
Target Audience:  Pediatricians, Surgeons, FP’s and all interested Medical Staff, Nursing Staff and Allied Health Professionals
CME Credit:  1CAT1CME
Dinner will be provided at 6:00 pm

UPDATES IN WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY AND CHALLENGES OF SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY
Saturday, September 20
8am–Noon
Directed by Alexander
Gandsas, MD, director of AAMC’s Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Program. Learn about the management of the morbidly obese patient as well as the current surgical therapies to address those co-morbid conditions that are part of the metabolic syndrome. Learn more and register at askAAMC.org/BariatricCME2014 or call
443-481-5555.
4 CMEs

CONTEMPORARY SCREENING AND MANAGEMENT IN WOMEN’S CANCERS
Saturday, September 27 8am–4pm
Learn about contemporary prevention, screening, management, and survivorship related to cancers affecting women. Presenters to include Neil Rosenshein, MD; Teresa Diaz-Montes, MD; Stephen Cattaneo, MD; Daina Pack, MD; Wen Liang, MD; and Lorraine Tafra, MD. Register at askAAMC.org/WomenAndCancerCME or call 443-481-5555.
8 CMEs

EMERGING CONCEPTS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
Saturday, October 18
8am–5:30pm
The specialists of the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center present lectures on foot and ankle injuries, spine surgery, sports medicine injuries, upper extremity condition, and osteoporosis management in a community practice setting. Learn more and register at askAAMC.org/OrthoCME or call 443-481-5555.
9.5 Category 1 CMEs

November Pediatric Service Lecture
Presented by:  Shannon Kelly, M.D., Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center
Topic:  Orthopaedic Surgery and the Pediatric Patient
Date: Tuesday, November 18th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location:  Doordan Institute
Target Audience:  Pediatricians, Orthopedic Surgeons, FP’s and all interested Medical Staff and Allied Health Professionals
CME Credit:  1CAT1CME
Dinner will be provided at 6:00 pm