CSCC Webinar Lectureship on Cardiovascular Disease

Thursday February 7, 2019 

11:00 PT / 12:00 MT / 13:00 CT / 14:00 ET / 15:00 AT / 15:30 NL

 

Sponsored by

Abbott Laboratories

 

The Fourth Edition of the Universal Definition of MI: Consensus and Controversy

Speaker:

Dr. Joseph Alpert, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona;
Editor in Chief, The American Journal of Medicine

 

There is no charge to attend this lecture but it is necessary to register (scroll down).

 

The 4th edition of the universal definition of MI contains a number of new concepts:

  1. Non-ischemic myocardial injury;
  2. Differentiating type 1 from type 2 MI;
  3. The utilization of the high sensitivity troponin assay;
  4. The use of MRI and other diagnostic entities in the diagnosis of MI.

The task force that prepared the document came to consensus on many issues. However, areas of controversy remain.

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the concept of non-ischemic myocardial injury.
  2. Differentiate between type 1 and type 2 MI.
  3. Explain the use of the high sensitivity troponin test.

 

Joseph AlpertJoseph S. Alpert, MD, is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine (UA COM) at Tucson and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Alpert earned his BA from Yale University and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed internship, residency, and fellowship at Brigham Hospital in Boston. He then served as Director of the CCU at the Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego and Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Diego. Dr. Alpert then returned to Boston as Director of the Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit at Brigham Hospital. From 1978-1992 he was Professor and Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. From 1992-2006 he was Professor and Chief of Medicine at the UA COM.
Dr. Alpert is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a fellow of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American College of Chest Physicians, and the European Society of Cardiology. He has received many awards for excellence in teaching from the Peter Brent Brigham Hospital, the United States Navy, the University of Massachusetts, and the University of Arizona College of Medicine. In 2004, he received the Gifted Teacher Award from the ACC. He has served on the Boards of Trustees of the ACC, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the Association of University Professors. He has authored and/or edited 50 books and monographs and more than 700 publications. He is the editor in chief of The American Journal of Medicine.

 

CSCC Webinar Lectureship on Cardiovascular Care

Thursday February 7, 2019

11:00 PT / 12:00 MT / 13:00 CT / 14:00 ET / 15:00 AT / 15:30 NL

Sponsored by

Abbott Laboratories

Fourth universal definition of myocardial infarction (2018)

Speaker: 

Dr. Joseph Alpert
University of Arizona College of Medicine

There is no charge to attend this lecture but it is necessary to register  

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