Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

ITP Update: A Clinical Overview in the Era of the Thrombopoetin Mimetics

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, October 17, 2013

8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Speaker & Info

Mark Chaitowitz, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Mark Chaitowitz received his medical training from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and completed an internship at Johannesburg General Hospital. He continued his post-graduate training in internal medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, followed by hematology and oncology fellowhip training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Following several years working in a community-based private practice in New Jersey, in August 2013 Dr. Chaitowitz joined the Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine as an attending physician in the Division of Hematology.

After attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the pathophysiology of ITP and recognize the heterogeneity of pathophysiological mechanisms
  2. Have an overview of the natural history if the disease
  3. Be familiar with the current recommendations regarding diagnosis and management
  4. Have insight into the role of thrombopoetin mimetic agents in the management of the disease

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: Division of Hematology (Department of Medicine)

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