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When: Friday, April 1, 2011
7:45am - 4:55pm
Where: Goldwurm Auditorium
1425 Madison Avenue
New York, New York  10029
United States
Contact: Stephen DeSalvo

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Alumni Teaching Day 2011

Course Description: This course is designed to provide practicing clinicians with updates in the fields of general medicine, surgery and urology and covers a broad range of topics. Our goal is to provide a unique, interactive course that emphasizes the most current scientific advances in each field by experts and leaders of each discipline.

Who Should Attend: All physicians, fellows, residents and anyone who has graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine or the Graduate School of Biological Sciences, as well as former and current house staff and faculty of The Mount Sinai Hospital.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this CME program, participants should be able to:

Objective 1: Understand the future role of personalized medicine
Objective 2: Determine major morbidities of aging population
Objective 3: Identify the latest advances in medical care
Objective 4: Recognize advances in non invasive surgical technique
Objective 5: Distinguish options for treatment of prostate cancer
Objective 6: Recall the role of surgery in cancer cure

Special Needs: Mount Sinai School of Medicine is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special accommodations, please contact 212-731-7950.

Accreditation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Mount Sinai School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Information: There is no cost to attend the Alumni Teaching Day.

This activity has been approved for 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.™

Goldwurm Auditorium, Icahn Building, 1425 Madison Avenue


7:45am 815am    Continental Breakfast

8:15am 8:20am   Medicine Welcome


8:20am 9:00am - Age Old Problems of Ageing, Audrey Chun, M.D. Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

9:00am 9:40am - State of the Art of Cardiology, Ira S. Nash, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Associate Professor Health Evidence and Policy

9:40am 10:20am - Weight Loss Surgery Will Make a Man Out of You, Ronald Tamler, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease

10:20am 10:30am - Q&A

10:30am 10:40am -Break

10:40am 11:25am - Epigenetic Regulation and Psychiatric Disease, Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics and Psychiatry

11:25am 12:05pm - Visiting Doctors Program, Theresa Soriano, M.D., MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine

12:05pm 12:45pm - Advances in Genomic Medicine, Robert Desnick, Ph.D., M.D. Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Pediatrics, Oncological Sciences, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, and Gene and Cell Medicine

12:45pm 1:00pm - Q&A/Panel

1:00pm 2:00pm- Lunch (East Seminar Room)


2:00pm 2:30pm -Update in Laparoscopic Surgery: What have we learned in 20 years, Barry Inabnet, M.D.

2:30pm 3:00pm - The Revolution in Endovascular Surgery: From Aortic Anuerysms to the treatment of carotid occlusive disease, Sharif H. Ellozy, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery and Radiology, Assistant Professor of Medical Education

3:00pm 3:30pm -Advances in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: From cosmetic surgery to reconstructions for cancer, Marco Harmaty, M.D. Assistant Professor of Surgery

3:30pm 3:40pm - BREAK

3:40pm 4:10pm - Cancer Surgery: Still on the road to a cure, Daniel Labow, M.D. Associate Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncology

4:10pm 4:40pm - Urology Lecture, Update on Treatment of Prostate Cancer: The options keep getting better, Simon Hall, M.D., Associate Professor of Urology and Assistant Professor Gene and Cell Medicine

4:40pm 4:55pm - Q&A/Wrap-up

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