Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds

College of Medicine - Tucson
April 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

Robert Russo, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute; Director, La Jolla Cardiovascular Research Institute

"The Future of MRI in Patients with a Pacemaker or ICD"

Dr. Rober Russo enjoys a national and international reputation for expertise in intravascular imaging, cardiac MRI, and MRI for patients with an implanted cardiac device. He is passionately committed to medical education, and physician-initiated clinical research designed to improve the quality of cardiovascular care. He is presently an adjunct professor in Molecular and Experimental Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute, a former fellow and board member of the Hewitt Medical Research Foundation, and a former Skaggs Scholar for Translational Medicine. Dr. Russo is the principal investigator of the AVID study (Angiography Vs IVUS-Directed stent placement), the Left Main IVUS Registry, and the MagnaSafe Registry. He is the author of the “IVUS Pocket Guide,” and his academic record includes more than 30 publications, 75 abstracts, and 200 invited academic lectures.

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds - Guest Speaker Series

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™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dr. Russo has disclosed he has no conflicts.

All other 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:
Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care;
Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care.

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Event Location: 

Sarver Heart Center, Room 4137