Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds: Pulmonary Hypertension--A Systematic Approach to a Complex Problem

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, October 20, 2011

12:15 PM: Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center

Speaker & Info

Richard N. Channick, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Division
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Richard Channick's major research focus is on the pathophysiology and clinical aspects of pulmonary hypertension. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and invited reviews, and has been involved in numerous clinical trials studying new therapies for pulmonary hypertension. He is editor-in-chief of Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension, and is a reviewer for numerous other journals.

Dr. Channick completed his fellowship training and was previously a faculty member at University of California, San Diego Medical Center. He has been a member of the American Thoracic Society since 1991 and has served on the pulmonary circulation committee.

Objectives: After attending this activity, participants will

  1. Understand the diagnostic approach to suspected pulmonary hypertension patients
  2. Identify treatment options for patients who have pulmonary hypertension
  3. Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Host: Department of Medicine (Division of Pulmonary Medicine)

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