Overview

This symposium brings together thought leaders across a spectrum of disciplines to discuss recent advances and future directions in the diagnosis, management, and surgical and non-surgical therapies for cardiothoracic diseases that can be applied to patient care.

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Speakers

Victor Ferraris, MD, PhD, FACS


Tyler Gill Professor of Surgery University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky
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Tyler Gunn, MD


PGY4 Resident UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Angela Mahan, MD


Assistant Professor, Surgery University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky
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Michael Bolanos, MD


PGY5 Resident UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Maher Baz, MD


Professor, Surgery University of Kentucky College of Medicine Medical Director, Lung Transplant UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Julia Jones Akhtarekhavari, BSN, RN


Mechanical Circulatory Support Manager Gill Heart and Vascular Institute UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Tessa Cartwright, MD


PGY7 Resident UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Erinn Ogburn, MD


PGY3 Resident UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Michael Brooks, MD


Associate Professor, Radiology and Internal Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Chief, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Radiology Vice Chair, Radiology UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Ashish Maskey, MD


Assistant Professor, Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Director, Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Jonathan Kiev, MD


Associate Professor, Surgery University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky
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Sibu Saha, MD, MBS, FACS


Professor, Surgery and Bioengineering University of Kentucky College of Medicine Frank C. Spencer, MD, Endowed Chair in Surgery Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Chair, Director’s Council of Gill Heart Institute UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Michael Sekela, MD


Professor, Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky
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Joseph Zwischenberger, MD, FACS


Johnston-Wright Professor University of Kentucky College of Medicine Chair, Surgery UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Theodore Wright, MD


Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky
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Peter Rodgers-Fischl, MD


PGY2 Resident UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Sean Johnson, MD


PGY6 Resident UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Accreditation

Medicine
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-based practice

Nursing
The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 5.0 ANCC contact hours.

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) approves The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing (UKCON) as a provider as well. ANCC and KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors. The University of Kentucky does not approve commercial products. This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 6.0 KBN contact hours. Provider #: 3-0008-01-18-936. In order to receive credit, participants complete CNE activity, complete the evaluation form. Certificates may be printed once the evaluation is completed.

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 5 hours of participation.

Acknowledgement

In collaboration with UK Division of CT Surgery.

Afternoon Activity Options

Lexington is known as the “Horse Capital of the World.” Enjoy an afternoon of thoroughbred racing at the Keeneland Racecourse.

The University of Kentucky Football Wildcats will be hosting the Missouri Tigers at Kroger Field.

Please contact Brenda Wallace at (859) 257-8253 for assistance.

Registration

There is NO registration fee to attend this activity. Registration deadline is October 7, 2017.