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Resident Education Program in Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Conference

Thoracic PMI/QI

Frequency: Fridays, Weekly
Time: 7:00-8:00 a.m.
Conference Location: 609 Oxford House

Support: Karen Kennedy, Program Coordinator, karen.e.kennedy@vanderbilt.edu

Contact: Dr. Putnam, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Email: bill.putnam@vanderbilt.edu

Faculty: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Faculty

Attendance: Faculty, Residents, and Students on Rotation in Thoracic Surgery

The Thoracic Conference follows a rotating schedule as follows:

  • 1st Week - Evidence Based Learning Topic
  • 2nd Week - PMI / QI
  • 3rd Week - Case Presentation
  • 4th Week - PMI / QI

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. and Planner, Eric Lambright, M.D. have 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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