Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

February 10, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
College of Medicine – Tucson, University of Arizona
Event Location Other: 
UACOM Rm. 5403 & Banner - UMC South Conf. Rm. 3030

TOPIC: "Improving Outcomes and Survival for Patients with Cardiomyopathy and Ventricular Tachycardia"
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016
SPEAKER: David Wilber, MD, FAHA, FACC, George M. Eisenberg Professor of Medicine and director, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and director, Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Wilber first joined Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 1986 as an assistant professor and director of clinical electrophysiology. He left eight years later to join the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine as a professor and director of clinical electrophysiology at that institution. He returned to Loyola in 2001 to head the Division of Cardiology and the Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Wilber received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School and completed his residency in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Michigan Hospitals and a fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. His career clinical and research interests have focused on risk stratification and prevention of sudden cardiac death, and mechanisms and ablation of ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation. He has been named annually to "Top Doctors" in Chicago and the U.S. since 2001. Dr. Wilber is the author or co-author of more than 500 original articles, book chapters and abstracts, and has served on the steering committee and executive committee for several multicenter clinical trials.

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Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
  2. Understand more clearly advances in therapy
  3. Become truly professional physicians