Internal Medicine CME Events

Update in Internal Medicine

2022

Course Co-Directors
James Cutrell, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Carol Croft, M.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

The Update in Internal Medicine is a didactic lecture conference emphasizing topics requested by our referring physicians, controversies arising from journal clubs, and posed by our trainees. The program highlights diagnostic and therapeutic solutions based on the most recent clinical science. The goal is to provide state-of-the-art practical advice on issues identified as frequent items for consultation and second opinions, as well as new advances in applying molecular techniques in translational medicine.


UTSW/THR Cardiovascular Symposium

Course Director
Joseph Hill, M.D., Ph.D. 
Professor and Clinical Chief, Division of Cardiology
Medical Director, Heart Failure, LVAD, and Cardiac Transplantation Program
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Program

This course will describe the latest advances in cardiovascular medicine, including current clinical applications and evolving management strategies. The format shall include didactic instruction mixed with illustrative cases by national and local leaders in the field, with interactive discussions.


Annual Update in Liver Disease

Course Director
Shannan Tujios, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

This activity is a review course intended to update providers on a diverse range of topics in liver disease, including viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver transplantation. The conference will focus on recent advances published at DDW, AASLD, and EASL this past year. The presentations will be beneficial to all providers caring for liver diseases. The discussion will be centered on cases in order to make the activity interactive and practical, and this activity will include a session on real-life consultation by experts.


What's New in GI?

Due to the current COVID situation we have decided to resume our conference in 2022. 

Course Director
Kerry Dunbar, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

This program is designed to provide attendees current information on how to recognize symptoms and use current data to establish diagnosis and formulate the appropriate treatment plans for the management of gastrointestinal diseases. Several topics will be presented at a live, one day symposium through lectures and question and answer sessions by experts in the field of gastroenterology. This course is designed for gastroenterologists, GI surgeons, internists, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses with an interest in gastroenterology and hepatology.


Dallas Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

Course Co-Directors
Mark Drazner, M.D., M.Sc. 
Professor and Clinical Chief, Division of Cardiology 
Medical Director, Heart Failure, LVAD, and Cardiac Transplantation Program 
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Program

Justin Grodin, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology

The activities include traditional lectures focusing on the salient features of a case-based clinical question that will also incorporate interactive short-question-answer sessions. As a result of these, the learner should have a better understanding of the current state of evidence for the management and clinical evaluation of patients in cardiogenic shock. This includes exploring the clinical utility of state-of-the-art temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support devices, the management of cardiogenic shock following myocardial infarction, the expert management of incessant ventricular tachycardia, and to better understand the interprofessional role of the "shock team" in the management of cardiogenic shock.