Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Management of Achalasia and Other Benign Esophagael Diseases

June 5, 2020 to June 6, 2020
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 14.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/05/2019
Course expires: 
07/31/2020
Event starts: 
06/05/2020 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
06/06/2020 - 6:00pm
Day 1: Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Room S-123, UPMC Center for Advanced Robotic Training (CART), and The Fox Chapel Golf Club Day 2: Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Room S-100 Day 3: Charles G. Watson Surgical Education Center, U
Pittsburgh 15213
United States

Course Directors

James D. Luketich, MD, FACS
Henry T. Bahnson Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC
 
Inderpal Sarkaria, MD, FACS
Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs
Director, Thoracic Robotic Surgery
Co-Director, Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC

Ryan M. Levy, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, UPMC Passavant
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC

Omar Awais, DO
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, UPMC Mercy
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC

Rajeev Dhupar, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, VAMC of Pittsburgh
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC

Visiting Faculty

Edward Cheong, BSc (Hons), BMedSci, MB, BCh, BAO
Minimally Invasive Esophageal and Gastric Surgeon
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
Norwich, United Kingdom

Jari Räsänen, MD
Adjunct Professor, Helsinki University Hospital
Chief, General Thoracic Surgery, Helsinki Heart and Lung Center
Helsinki University Hospital
Helsinki, Finland

University of Pittsburgh Faculty

Neil A. Christie, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, UPMC Shadyside

Arjun Pennathur, MD
Sampson Family Endowed Chair of Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC

Matthew J. Schuchert, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UPMC
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, VAMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Manisha Shende, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, UPMC Hamot

This activity is approved for the following credit:  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Available Credit

  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 14.75 Attendance
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Angela Kinnunen, MPA
Project Manager
UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
kinnunenae@upmc.edu
412-770-4949