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                                                                    Cardiology Grand Rounds
                                                                           Academic Year 2010-2011


                                                Pulmonary Hypertension
                                                       June 2, 2011
                                                     7:30 – 8:30 AM
                                               5 Maloney Conference Room

                                             Paul R. Forfia, M.D.
                                        Assistant Professor of Medicine
                               Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
                                University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Target Audience
This program has been designed for cardiologists, internists, CT surgeons, clinical and basic scientists in medicine, biology, genetics,
biomedical engineering, pharmacology, physiology and other specialties; PhDs and PhD candidates, cardiology and CT surgery
fellows, medicine and surgery housestaff, cardiac nursing and cardiology clinical and technical support staff.

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
        Describe the latest treatment modalities for cardiac conditions (e.g. interventional procedures such as cardiac catheterization,
       cardiac biopsies, electrophysiologic studies), noninvasive cardiac procedures and clinical cardiology therapy
        Review experimental data from the basic cardiology research labs at UPHS
        Assess the results of clinical trials from a regional and national view
        Assess patient care through discussing medical errors, complications and unanticipated outcomes
        Gain practice-based learning and improvement through reviewing records, specifics and revisiting errors to gain insight
       without blame or derision
        Recognize the importance of systems-based practice that explicitly depict the larger context and system of health care by
       stressing the importance of collaborative efforts involving physicians and ancillary staff for safety and quality improvements

Accreditation
The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
(ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit
The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1
Credit ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


                                                                                                 For more information, please contact
                                                                                                                       Denice Susini
                                                                                                                        215.662-3140
                                                                                                      denice.susini@uphs.upenn.edu




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            Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships and Unapproved Uses of Products

It is policy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for individuals who are in a position to control the content of an educational activity
to disclose to the learners all relevant financial relationships that they have with any commercial interest that provides products or services that may
be relevant to the content of this continuing medical education activity. For this purpose we consider relationships of the person involved in the
CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.

The intent of this policy is not to prevent expert faculty with relevant relationship(s) with commercial interest(s) from involvement in CME, but
rather to ensure that Penn CME-certified activities promote quality and safety, are effective in improving medical practice, are based on valid
content, and are independent of control from commercial interests and free of commercial bias. Peer review of all content was conducted for all
faculty presentations whose disclosure information provided to the Penn Office of CME was found to contain relationships that created a conflict of
interest relative to the topic of their presentation. In addition, all faculty were instructed to provide balanced, scientifically rigorous and evidence-
based presentations.

The staff in the Office of CME at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the peer reviewer(s) Zalman Agus,
MD, Associate Dean for CME, have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests
related to the content of this educational activity.

The following individuals have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests related to the
content of this educational activity:

FACULTY NAME
Joseph R. Carver, MD


The following individuals have reported the listed relevant financial relationships with commercial interests related to the content of
this educational activity.

FACULTY NAME                                  NAME OF COMMERCIAL INTEREST                                              RELATIONSHIP
Lee R. Goldberg, MD                           Medtronic / Thoratec / Alere                                             Consultant/Speaker/Adv Comm
Irving Herling, MD                            Astra Zeneca / Gilead / Forest Pharm                                     Speaker
Howard Herrmann, MD                           Advanced Health Media / Endovalve, Inc.                                  Lecturer/Founder/Partner/Owner
                                              Gerson Lehrman Group / Guidepoint Global                                 Consultant
                                              Harvard Clinical Research Institute                                      Consultant
                                              Huntsman Consulting/Leerink Swann, LLC                                   Consultant
                                              Mass. Medical Society                                                    Editorial Board Member
Michael S. Parmacek, MD                       Phillips Lytle, LLP / NHLBI                                              Medical Expert/Scientific Advisor
Martin St. John Sutton, MBBS                  Medtronic, Inc. / GlaxoSmithKlein                                        Consultant / Clinical Trials
Paul R. Forfia, MD                            Actelion                                                                 Speaker / Consultant
                                              Gilead                                                                   Speaker
                                              United Therapeutics                                                      Speaker

Relevant Financial Relationships: Financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty,
intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options or other ownership interest, excluding diversified
mutual funds), or other financial benefit. Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent
contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board
membership, and other activities from which remuneration is received or expected

DISCLOSURE OF UNAPPROVED USES OF PRODUCTS

PRESENTER         NAME              PRODUCT                                  INVESTIGATIONAL AND/OR OFF-LABEL USE

				
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