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Organizer:
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Division of Vascular Surgery
Phone:
Elicia Parkinson, 412-802-3034
Email:
parkinsonea@upmc.edu
Venue:
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
Address:
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600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States

13th Annual Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium

Current Vascular Therapies: What Has Changed and What Is Still the Gold Standard
September 10-12, 2015
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown

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.

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

Associate Course Directors
Donald T. Baril, MD
Associate Program Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs
Assistant 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

Format 
This three-day CME conference will include discussion, case presentations, and care demonstrations. Presenters from academic and clinical settings will cover topics such as dialysis access, vascular and renal medicine, aortic and carotid disease treatment, endovascular repair options and treatments and procedures for venous disease. 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.

Question and answer sessions, panel discussions, a dedicated hands-on venous course and a vascular ultrasound interpretation review course will also be incorporated.

Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

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

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