Event Details
Event Title Medicine Grand Rounds: (Re)Defining the Spectrum of Risk in Pulmonary Hypertension
Groups Cardiovascular Medicine
Event Start Date 08/15/2019 08:00 AM
Event Duration 1 hour
Location 208 Light Hall
Speaker Evan Brittain, M.D.
Event Details Dr. Evan Brittain is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at VUMC. Dr. Brittain’s research focuses on mechanisms and epidemiology of pulmonary vascular disease and right heart failure. He has developed a translational research program involving interventions to improve metabolic dysfunction in pulmonary arterial hypertension. He also has a focus on using electronic health record cohorts to identify risk factors for pulmonary hypertension. His work is funded by the NIH.
Credit Hours yes
Additional Comments Dr. Brittain is a member of the Bayer advisory committee. The Division of CME has determined that there is no conflict of interest.
Who May Attend The Medicine Community
Meals No
Refreshments Yes
Sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Department of Medicine. Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of Vanderbilt School of Medicine that participants in CME activities be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the planner’s involvement and speaker’s presentation(s). Each planner and speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement; these relationships will be disclosed to the audience. This educational activity received no commercial support.
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