Series date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 7:00am to Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 4:00pm

Please check the individual session for location or broadcast availability.  



Series Director

David D. McPherson, MD

Target Audience and Needs

Fellows, faculty, staff, nurses, research staff, and allied health staff in the Department of Cardiology, as well as internal medicine residents who rotate through cardiology services, need to be updated on recent advances in the diagnosis and management of patients with cardiovascular diseases, and strategies for addressing challenges encountered by the clinical community in the management of patients with cardiovascular diseases. The series aims to broaden the awareness of learners in these topic areas and enhance their skills to improve patient outcomes.

Educational Methods

Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, and literature review.


At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • Identify and address challenges encountered in the management of patients with cardiovascular diseases.
  • Discuss advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases such as coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, peripheral vascular disease, heart failure, heart valve disease, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism.
  • Improve evidence-based clinical practice.


Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Series Coordinator 

Tina R. Dellahoussaye, MS

Series location: 
McGovern Medical School
6431 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
United States