LSU HEALTH SHREVEPORT - 2016 CME CONFERENCES

April
Levy Conference: 12th Annual Visiting Professorship in Neurosurgery
April 8, 2016
LSU Health Main Auditorium
Activity Director: Anil Nanda, MD, FACS
Program Description: To Be Determined

 

7th Annual John C McDonald Surgical Society Alumni Meeting
April 9, 2016
Ernest's Orleans Restaurant
Activity Directors: Navdeep Samra, MD, MBA Professor, Chief, Surgical Oncology and
Program Description: This meeting is designed to provide evidence-based information on healthcare
topics directly related to surgeons. Discussions will center on different aspects of surgical
practices including:1) increasing medical capacity – a global initiative, 2) cost to benefit ration:
an analysis of organizing a trauma system 3) robotic whipple. State of the art lecture presentations
from experts in each topic will provide participants in-depth knowledge and/or illustrations.
May
15th Annual Intensive Review of Internal Medicine
May 18-21, 2016
Shreveport Convention Center
Activity Director: Gunjan Kahlon, MD - Assistant Professor, Chief Section of General Medicine
Program Description: The 15th Annual Intensive Review of Internal Medicine has been designed to review
key points in the diagnosis and management of disorders of the Cardiac, Respiratory and gastro
intestinal diseases. This will enable residents and practicing physicians to pass the American Board of
Internal Medicine Certification and recertification examinations. Physicians will apply this new
knowledge to patient care. The overall goal of this activity is to improve patient care by increasing
the physicians’ ability to pass the ABIM certification examination. This will also help practitioners
apply appropriate guideline based therapy in the treatment and diagnosis of conditions like
hyperlipidemia, osteoporosis, ischemic heart disease etc.
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June
27th Annual Meeting of Ophthalmology Residents and Alumni
June 11, 2016
Location To Be Determined
Activity Director: Marlone Langford, PhD - Associate Professor, Head of Research
Program Description: The purpose of this year’s activity is to provide are an ophthalmologists,
faculty and residents with the latest information regarding diagnosis and treatment/management of
Ocular Tumors. In addition, attendees will learn about the results of the resident’s clinical and
basic science research projects.
August
15th Annual Joe E Holoubek Ark-La-Tex Cardiovascular Conference
August 6, 2016
Shreveport Convention Center
Activity Director: Pratap Reddy, MD, FACC -  Joe E Holoubek, MD Professor of Medicine; Director,
Cardiology Fellowship Program Chief, Division of Cardiology
Program Description: The 15th Annual Ark-La-Tex Cardiovascular Conference has been designed to educate
clinicians and health care professionals on evaluation including current diagnostic methods and
management of patients with heart disease more specifically patients with atrial fibrillation,
ventricular tachycardia and acute coronary syndrome.
September
Woodard Symposium
September 22, 2016
LSU Health Shreveport, Medical School, Rm 3-322
Activity Director: Anil Nanda, MD, FACS; Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Program Description: Advances in the neurosciences and evolving approaches to the care and management
of neurosurgical patients are constantly evolving. It is the role of medical professionals to educate
and be educated on the latest breakthroughs in patient care.

 

7th Annual Trauma Symposium
September 23, 2016
LSU Health Shreveport, Main Auditorium
Activity Directors: Richard Wigle, MD, FACS, FCCM – Assistant Professor of Surgery & Trauma Medical
Director
Program Description: The purpose of this symposium is to explore the latest innovation in trauma care
and to foster leadership and teamwork principles in care of the injured patient. Experienced faculty
will cover a variety of topics that are essential for maintaining a coordinated system of trauma care.
Attendees will be able to discuss current topics and acquire new skills in managing severely injured
patients. The symposium format includes didactic sessions, interactive discussion and hands-on
training.
October
Alumni Affairs Alumni Day
October 8, 2016
Shreveport Convention Center
Activity Director: Dixie Jones, MLS, Associate Director, Department of Medical Library Science
Program Description: The purpose of this activity is to make physicians aware of sources of reliable.
consumer health information for their patients and to show them how to use an evidence-based clinical
reference tool to which they have access as alumni of LSUHSC-S.

 

3rd Annual John C McDonald Transplant & Dialysis Access Symposium
October 8, 2016
LSUHSCS & Hilton Hotel
Activity Director: Bharat Sachdeva, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine; Neeraj Singh, MD – Associate
Professor of Medicine
Program Description: The purpose of this symposium is to educate the health care professionals
regarding new developments and complex issues in the management of dialysis and transplant patients.
Click here for the brochure.

 

13th Annual Radiology for the Non-Radiologist Conference
October 22, 2016
LSU Health Shreveport, Medical School
Activity Director: Thomas Gates, MD – Associate Professor of Radiology; Director, Pediatric Radiology;
Associate Director, Radiology Residency
Program Description: This course is designed to help direct the non-radiologist in deciding the
appropriate study for their patient’s condition and inform them what information they can obtain from
this study. It will also help them in interpreting certain basic studies to help them in their
clinical work. Click here for the brochure.
December
7th Annual Bioethic Conference
Date To Be Determined
LSU Health Shreveport, Main Auditorium
Activity Director: Diana Bienvenu, MD – Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Program Description: To Be Determined