Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds Guest Speaker Series

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Cardiovascular Diseases in Mexico: Occurrence, Research and Future.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Noon to 1 p.m.

UA Sarver Heart Center, Room 4137

Date: 
December 2, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Sarver Heart Center
Event Location Other: 
Room 4137

Speaker:  Jorge Escobedo, MD 
Topic:
Cardiovascular Diseases in Mexico: Occurrence, Research and Future.

Jorge Escobedo, MD, obtained his MD degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has been certified as specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectology. He obtained his MPH degree at the School of Public Health of Mexico and his MSc degree at the National Institute of Public Health, where he also coursed his studies in Doctorate in Sciences. He was a postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology), at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Escobedo is currently Head of the Clinical Research Center at the Regional Hospital No. 1 in Mexico City, and professor of Internal Medicine. He is working now on research projects with Mayo Clinic, the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, the University of Louisville, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the University of Toronto.


Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds - Guest Speaker Series


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™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
  2. Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care
  3. Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care