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
- Understand the diagnostic approach to suspected pulmonary hypertension patients
- Identify treatment options for patients who have pulmonary hypertension
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.
Department of Medicine (Division of Pulmonary Medicine)