CME Program Detail

Title: Medical Grand Rounds: Are Environmental Pollutants a Modifiable Risk Factor for CAD? Clues from the Results of TACT
Date: Tue, Oct 16th, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Location: Lang Auditorium

Speaker:

Gervasio A. Lamas, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FESC
Clinical Position(s): Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center; Chairman of Medicine; Chief, Columbia University, Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami FL
Disclosures: None

Objectives:

> Evaluate toxic metals as a potentially modifiable risk factor for many disease states
> Explain the concepts behind metal toxicants and abnormal vascular function
> Explain the results of a clinical trial of metal chelation on cardiovascular endpoints

Accreditation
NewYork Presbyterian/Queens is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
The Medical Society of The State of New York relies upon planners and faculty participants in its CME activities to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of MSSNY, CPME and the ACCME, all speakers and planners for CME activities must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity, that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

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