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Resident Education Program in Thoracic Surgery

Cardiac Conference

Frequency: Wednesdays, Weekly
Time: 7:00-8:00a.m.
Conference Location: 5053-MCE
Support: Kurt Eger  kurt.eger@vanderbilt.edu

Contact: Dr. Rashid Ahmad, Department of Cardiac Surgery
Email: rashid.ahmad@vanderbilt.edu

Attendance: Faculty, Residents, and Students on Rotation in Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, and Pediatric Cardiology

The Cardiac Conference follows a rotating schedule as follows:

  • First Week of Month - Cardiac Surgery Management Meeting (closed meeting)
  • Second Week of Month - Open
  • Third Week of Month MM&I (Morbidity, Mortality and Improvement) Conference - Alternates Structured & Traditional
  • Fourth Week of Month - Operating Room Team Education Conference
  • Fifth Week of Month - Open

Continuing Medical Education

Sponsorship: Presented by the Vanderbilt School of Medicine and the Department of Cardiac Surgery.

Accreditation: Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this educational 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.

Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of Vanderbilt School of Medicine that participants in CME activities be made aware of any affiliation or financial interests 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. 


Commercial Support: These educational activities received no commercial support.

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