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Organizer:
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Division of Vascular Surgery
Phone:
Mark Byrne, 412-802-3031
Email:
byrneme@upmc.edu
Venue:
Fairmont Hotel Pittsburgh
Phone:
1-800-441-1414
Address:
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510 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States

15th Annual Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium; 19th Surgical & Radiological Endovascular Symposium (SRES)

Thursday to Saturday, May 24 to 26, 2018
Fairmont Pittsburgh Downtown
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sponsored By
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for primary care providers, cardiologists, interventionalists, vascular surgeons, and other interested health care professionals who provide primary care services.

Overview
This 2½ day joint international CME conference will include discussion, case presentations, and care demonstrations. Presenters from academic and clinical settings will cover such topics as extremity arterial diseases, aortic aneurysms, thoracic aortic diseases and dissection, carotid artery stenosis, varicose veins, and vascular ultrasound. A multidisciplinary panel of national and international speakers from vascular surgery, vascular medicine, cardiology, interventional radiology, and nephrology will provide a state of the art update on the treatment of vascular disease and discuss new innovations in the field. Questions and answer sessions, panel discussions, and a dedicated vascular ultrasound course will also be incorporated.

Course Co-Directors
Jean-Michel Bartoli, MD
Hôpital de la Timone
Marseille, France

Michael D. Dake, MD
Thelma and Henry Doelger Professor (III)
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Michel S. Makaroun, MD
Co-Director, UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute
Professor and Chair
Division of Vascular Surgery

Philippe Piquet, MD
Hôpital de la Timone
Marseille, France

Associate Course Co-Directors
Efthymios Avgerinos, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Rabih Chaer, MD, MSc
Residency and Fellowship Program Director
Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Eric S. Hager, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Steven A. Leers, MD, RVT
Medical Director, UPMC Vascular Laboratories
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Registration

Registration will be available in 2018 by visiting the Center for Continuing Education in Health Sciences (CCEHS) website at: https://ccehs.upmc.com/liveFormalCourses.jsf.

For more information on this course, or to register, contact Mark Byrne at byrneme@upmc.edu or 412-802-3031.

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