Thursday, November 10, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Research Bldg. 6, 1.206 Auditorium
Jose Iturrizaga, MD, MSHA, FACC, FHFSA
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant & VAD Program
Medical Director, VAD & Heart Transplantation Program
“ The Evolving Field of Cardiac Transplantation ”
Objectives: At this conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
- Clinical introduction to Heart Transplantation: trends, outcomes, and available options.
- Introduction to post-cardiac transplantation surveillance.
- Introduction and awareness of the Heart Transplant team at UTMB.
Target Audience and Needs: Internal Medicine faculty, staff, registered nurses, residents, fellows, students, and internists specializing in Allergy & Immunology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Geriatrics,
Hematology & Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Palliative Care, Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, and Rheumatology need to be regularly updated with new research and guidelines regarding the evaluation and management of medical
disorders and implement them in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and improve patient outcomes.
Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.
Activity Evaluation: Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.
Financial Disclosure: The following are reports of relationships with commercial interests by those individuals who are in the position to control the content of this activity.
Dr. Jose Iturrizaga, MD, MSHA, FACC, FHFSA does not have financial disclosures to provide.
Accreditation/Credit Designation: The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Medical Branch designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Everyone is welcome.