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Resident Education Program in Thoracic Surgery

Esophageal Conference

Frequency: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, Monthly
Time: 7:00-8:00 a.m.
Conference Location: 898-K, Conference Room C, Preston Research Building

Support: Vera Phelan    Email: vera.phelan@vanderbilt.edu    Phone: 615-343-9202
Contact: Dr. Putnam, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Email: bill.putnam@vanderbilt.edu

Faculty: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Faculty

Attendance: Thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, other surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, speech pathologists, GI Medicine, otolaryngologists

The Esophageal Conference is a multidisciplinary planning and discussion conference of patient case studies to include: 1. Understanding management of patients with complex esophageal diseases; 2. Discussion of therapeutic modalities for benign and malignant esophageal diseases; 3. Correlation of clinical and other staging modalities with therapeutic options and evaluation of long-term outcomes of specific operations and other treatment modalities in the management of benign and malignant esophageal disease.

Continuing Medical Education
Sponsorship: Presented by the Vanderbilt School of Medicine and the Department of Thoracic 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: It is the policy of Vanderbilt School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations. Course Director, Joe B. Putnam, Jr., M.D. has no financial relationships related to the content of this activity to disclose.

Commercial Support: These educational activities received no commercial support.

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