TEST Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Genetic Basis of Sudden Cardiac Death, 05/13/14
This program is designed to:
1. Provide an ongoing forum to obtain information about new developments in Internal Medicine utilizing lectures, slides, a detailed protocol including illustrations and extensive bibliography, and a Q&A format.
2. Facilitate interactions between various subspecialties of Internal Medicine and broaden understanding of changes in practice patterns in other subspecialties.
Practicing Physicians, including UT Southwestern faculty and community physicians.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
1. Discuss recent clinical and research advances in the various subspecialties of Internal Medicine.
2. Be knowledgeable about current treatment approaches.
3. Explain the genetic risk of sudden cardiac death.
4. Illustrate molecular mechanisms responsible for sudden cardiac death particularly in the congenital long-QT syndrome.
5. Present new findings on use of exome sequencing to discovery novel arrhythmia susceptibility genes.
Alfred L. George, Jr., M.D.
Grant W. Liddle Professor Medicine, Professor of Pharmacology
Chief, Division of Genetic Medicine, Director, Institute for Integrative Genomics,
Director, Physician-Scientist Training Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
- 1.00 AMA
- 1.00 Attendance