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UC San Diego Continuing Medical Education Newsletter: April 2014

The UC San Diego CME calendar of events for spring and summer offers programs covering a variety of topics including patient safety, internal medicine, stroke, dermatology, and critical care. 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

Topics and Advances in Internal Medicine

Topics and Advances in Internal Medicine
April 26 - 27, 2014 - San Diego, California

Topics & Advances in Internal Medicine is a 2-day educational initiative in internal medicine. This conference will allow clinicians to become comfortable and proficient with the most recent guidelines and recommendations and the latest clinical trial results presented by local authorities in select fields - nephrology, gastroenterology and rheumatology - within internal medicine. Presentations, lectures, case studies and open Q&A sessions will be presented by leading experts in the field. Attendees will be privy to the latest information, emerging and evolving diagnostic and treatment strategies, and how to incorporate these into quality patient care.

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Upcoming Conferences

Topics and Advances in Internal Medicine
April 26 - 27, 2014 - San Diego, California

UC San Diego Patient Safety Conference: Advancing Patient Safety Though a Just Culture
April 29, 2014 - San Diego, California

Veterinary Pain Short Course 2014
June 19 - 22, 2014 - San Diego, California

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

Hugh Greenway's 31st Annual Superficial Anatomy and Cutaneous Surgery
July 7 - 11, 2014 - San Diego, California

Critical Care Summer Session
July 17 - 19, 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

Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills
October 15 - 17, 2014 - San Diego, California

10th Annual UC San Diego Perinatal Symposium
October 17, 2014 - San Diego, California

Update in Rheumatology 2014: Highlights from the ACR and EULAR Meetings
December 13, 2014 - San Diego, California

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In This Issue

> Featured Conference
> Upcoming Conferences
> Online Education
> Save the Date
> Featured UC San Diego Faculty
> UC San Diego in the New

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CME California

Visit CME California for a comprehensive calendar of online education from the University of California Continuing Medical Education programs.

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Featured UC San Diego Faculty

Thomas M. Hemmen, MD, PhD
Director, UC San Diego Stroke Program
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Neurosciences
University of California, San Diego

Dr. Hemmen is the Director of the UC San Diego Stroke Center and is the Course Director for the Annual UC San Diego Stroke Conference. He is the principal investigator of numerous clinical trials in a variety of areas of cerebrovascular medicine.

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