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CME - Category I
​Director: Christie P Thomas
  1. FRIDAY
    TOPIC
    SPEAKER
  2. 07:45
    Welcome and Announcements
    Christie Thomas
  3. 08:00
    Ethical Issues and Controversies in Kidney Transplantation
    Christie Thomas
  4. 08:00
    Bariatric Surgery: Metabolic Benefits Beyond Weight Loss
    Subhash Kini
  5. 09:55
    Break
  6. 09:20
    Antibiotic Stewardship in Healthcare Facilities - An Overview
    Philip Zachariah
  7. 10:55
    Solving a Fatal Problem in Lung Transplantation: From Bedside to Bench and Back
    Ankit Bharat
  8. SATURDAY
    TOPIC
    SPEAKER
  9. 07:45
    Welcome and Announcements
    Christie Thomas
  10. 08:40
    Debugging the Gut Microbiome and its Effects in Health and Disease
    Shajan Peter
  11. 10:15
    Advances in Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
    Pavan Bhargava
  12. 08:40
    Difficult Patient Encounters - Is it the patient or the doctor
    Daniel Perli
  13. 09:20
    Femoroacetabular Impingement - A New Cause for Osteoarthritis of the hip
    Vikas Khanduja
  14. 09:55
    Noncoding RNA as in Cancer and Differentiation
    Anindya Dutta

Program Faculty

Director: Christie P Thomas, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine and Graduate Program in Molecular Biology,
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA.

​Subhash Kini, MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Glas), FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Metabolic, Endocrine and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY


Daniel Perli, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine,
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI

Kirti Shetty, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Shajan Peter Sugandha, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Philip Zachariah, MBBS, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Researcher, Rand Corporation
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

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Ankit Bharat, MD
 Assistant Professor of Surgery  and Medicine Division of Thoraci
 Surgery
 Northwestern University School of medicine
 Chicago, IL

 Pavan Bhargava, MBBS, MD
 Assistant Professor of Neurology
 Division of Neuroimmunology and Neurological Infections
 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
 Baltimore, MD

 Anindya Dutta, MD, PhD
 Harry F. Byrd Professor and Dept. Chair
 Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
 University of Virginia School of Medicine
 Charlottesville, VA

 Sanjay Goel, MBBS, MD
 Professor of Clinical Medicine, 
 Division of Oncology
 Albert Einstein College of Medicine
 New York, NY

 Vikas Khanduja, MBBS, MA, MRCS, MSc, FRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
 Addenbrooke's - Cambridge University Hospital
 Associate Lecturer - University of Cambridge
 Cambridge, UK
​​

 The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for      
 Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1
 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 Determination of educational content for this program and the selection of speakers are responsibilities of the program 
 director.  Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

   
 Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to
 attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals  
 or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug
 Administration (FDA). 


 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:                                          
 Christie P Thomas MD
 Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Molecular and Cellular Biology
 University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine,
 Iowa City, IA 52242
 Phone:  319/356-4216
 FAX:     319/3356-2999
 Christie-thomas@uiowa.edu


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