Medicine Grand Rounds

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Location: 

University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson, Room 5403
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724


Banner-University Medical Center South, Conference Room 3030
2800 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

TOPIC: "Decision Making in Cardiovascular Disease; The Pernicious Influence of Bias and How Best to Overcome Bias"
SPEAKER: Dr. Clyde W. Yancy
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (Video Conferenced)

Watch It LIVE!
(or archived here for later viewing)

About the Speaker
Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc is Chief of Cardiology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He holds the Magerstadt Endowed Professor of Medicine Chair and Professor of Medical Social Sciences. He concurrently serves as Vice-Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.  
His research interests are in heart failure, clinical guideline generation, outcomes sciences and health care disparities. He is extensively published with well over 475 peer reviewed publications and has been named annually as one of the most highly cited scientific authors. He is Deputy Editor, JAMA Cardiology; Senior Section Editor (Heart Failure), Journal of the American College of Cardiology; and serves on the editorial boards for Circulation, Circulation Heart Failure,  the American Heart Journal and JACC Heart Failure. 
He is a Master of the American College of Cardiology, a Fellow of the American Heart Association, a Master of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Heart Failure Society of America. He is the chair of the ACC/AHA Heart Failure Guideline Writing Committee and Chair of the ACC Heart Failure Clinical Pathway Writing Committee. He is a former President of the American Heart Association (2009-2010). In 2016, he was elected to the National Academy of Medicine. 

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