CME Visiting Professor Lecture
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Professor Sanjeev Bhalla, MD
Acute Aortic Syndromes
Dr. Bhalla is a full professor and section chief, cardiothoracic imaging at Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Bhalla specializes in body computed tomography (CT)/ magnetic resonance (MR) and chest biopsies, with a special interest in cardiac imaging.
Dr. Bhalla is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Raised in the Connecticut and attended college at Yale and then Columbia for Med school in NYC. A good friend’s mother (also a Radiologist) told him he was crazy when he was thinking about applying in internal medicine. He had an extreme passion for television, technology and computers which led to being matched at Mallinckrodt and remained there for a thoracic fellowship with Stuart Sagel. In 2007 Dr. Bhalla took over as section chief. Most proud accomplishment: winning a teaching award from our residents every year since 2000.
Target Audience: OHSU and Regional, Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners.
- Understand the CT protocol and variations for imaging acute Aortic Syndromes (aortic dissection, penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer and intramural hematoma)
- Understand the criteria for surgical intervention in these conditions
- Diagnose unusual variations in each of these conditions
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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