12:00pm - 1:00pm|
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS
The Forty-Fourth Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture:
Addressing the Challenges of Evaluating Stable Chest Pain Patients:
Lessons From Recent Trials in CV Imaging
Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC, FASE, FAHA
Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Disease
Duke University School of Medicine
Pamela S Douglas MD is the Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Duke University and Director of the Multimodality Imaging Program at Duke Clinical Research Institute. During her 30+ years of experience she has led several landmark multicenter government studies and pivotal industry clinical trials along with outcomes research studies. She is renowned for her scientific and policy work in improving the quality and appropriateness of imaging in clinical care, clinical trials and registries and through development and dissemination of national standards for imaging utilization, informatics and analysis. She has been among the pioneers in a number of areas including heart disease in women, sports cardiology, and cardio-oncology. Dr. Douglas' wealth of experience includes authorship of over 450 peer reviewed manuscripts and 30 practice guidelines, and service as the President of the American College of Cardiology, President of the American Society of Echocardiography, and Chief of Cardiology at both the University of Wisconsin and Duke University. She has also previously served on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University. She currently serves on the External Advisory Council of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the Scientific Advisory Board of the Patient Advocate Foundation.
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Understand challenges in stable chest pain diagnosis.
2. Compare different noninvasive testing modalities for CAD.
|Location: ||Class of '62 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building|
Posted by: Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 24-Mar-17 3:30pm ET