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UC San Diego Continuing Medical Education Newsletter: November 2013

The UC San Diego CME calendar of events for winter and spring offers conferences covering a variety of topics including nephrology, neuropsychology, urology, critical care and emergency medicine, and radiology.  Our online courses feature topics such as COPD, wound care, tuberculosis, and tobacco cessation. Please see below for a list of upcoming programs and online education.

For more information on our upcoming programs, please visit cme.ucsd.edu

Featured Conference

Critical Care

33rd Annual Advanced Nephrology: Nephrology for the Consultant
January 31 – February 2, 2014
San Diego, California

The 33rd Annual Advanced Nephrology: Nephrology for the Consultant course has been designed with the practicing nephrologist in mind and should prove valuable in the day to day practices of nephrology.

Highlighted course topics include:

  • Updates on Several Glomerular Diseases (FSGS, SLE and ANCA-related)
  • Care of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Focus on the Care of Pregnant Patients with Kidney Diseases
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Issues Facing ESRD (End-Stage Renal Disease) Providers
  • Review of Current Medical Literature

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Upcoming Conferences

Update in Rheumatology 2013: Highlights from the ACR and EULAR Meetings
December 14, 2013
San Diego, California

Radiology at Alta
February 23-28, 2014
Alta, Utah

2nd Annual UC San Diego Essentials and Advances in Apheresis Therapies
February 27-March 1, 2014
San Diego, California

22nd Annual Butters-Kaplan West Coast Neuropsychology Conference
March 20-23, 2014
San Diego, California

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Online Education

Raising Awareness of COPD: Diagnosis, Management and Comorbid Conditions

Highlights from the 3rd Global Symposium on IGRAs: A Moderated Discussion with Tuberculosis Experts Professors Catanzaro, Iseman, Daley, and Richeldi

Wound Care Update: Growth Factors in Chronic Wound Healing

Wound Care Update: Extracellular Matrix in Chronic Wound Healing

Tobacco Dependence Treatment in Special Populations: What's the Same and What's Different?

Tobacco Cessation and Behavioral Health

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Save the Date for Future Courses

7th Annual UC San Diego Urology Postgraduate Course
March 14-15, 2014
San Diego, California

52nd Annual Weil/UC San Diego Symposium on Critical Care & Emergency Medicine
April 2-6, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada

15th Annual UC San Diego Stroke Conference
May 3, 2014
San Diego, California

Critical Care Summer Session
July 17-19, 2014
San Diego, California

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In This Issue

> Featured Conference
> Upcoming Conferences
> Online Education
> Save the Date
> Tell Us What You Think
> Featured UC San Diego Faculty
> UC San Diego in the News

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Featured UC San Diego Faculty

Michael Rafii, MD, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Neurosciences
Director, Memory Disorders Clinic
Director, Adult Down Syndrome Clinic
Director, Neurology Residency Program

Read Dr. Rafii’s blog for updates on current Alzheimer’s Disease therapeutic research, Alzheimer’s Insights: An Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study Blog

UC San Diego
in the News

Understanding a Protein’s Role in Familial Alzheimer’s Disease (Lawrence Goldstein, PhD)

Single Gene Mutation Linked to Diverse Neurological Disorders (Theodore Friedmann, MD)

Study Identifies Safe Delivery System for Tricky Yet Potent Anti-Cancer Cancer Compound (Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD)

Group Visits Are Cost-Effective Way to Improve Glycemic Control (Steven V. Edelman, MD)


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