The Advancements in Medicine 2009 conference is designated
23.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  by the Minnesota Medical Association
Friday February 27, 2009
Program Schedule
 

Time

Sunset Jamaica Grande, Ocho Rios
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration

 

Scientific Session - Twelve

Professional Development and Health Policy

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Making Your Next Presentation Go Better than your Last

Dr. Scott Litin

Mayo Clinic

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

The Use of Evidence in Policy Formation, Implementation and Evaluation

Dr. John Finnegan

University of Minnesota School of Public Health

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Quality Improvement in Medicine and Healthcare

Dr. Michael Belzer

Hennepin County Medical Center

University of Minnesota School of Medicine

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Panel Questions
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

 

Scientific Session - Thirteen

Cardiology and Hypertension

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Hypertension

Dr. Gerald Schulman

Vanderbilt University

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Preventive Cardiology and Exercise Physiology

Dr. Thomas Allison

Mayo Clinic

11:30 - 12:00 noon

Coronary Artery Disease in Women

Dr. Rekha Mankad

Mayo Clinic

12 Noon- 12:30 p.m.

Congestive Cardiac Failure

Dr. Edwin Tulloch Reid

Heart Institute of the Caribbean

12:30 - 12:45 p.m. Panel Questions
12:45 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

 

Scientific Session - Fourteen

Female Health

Scientific Session - Fifteen

Pediatric Health

Scientific Sessions - Sixteen

Nursing

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Osteoporosis in Women - Jamaican Perspective

Dr. Verna Brooks-Mckenzie

Jamaica Menopausal Society

The Autistic Child

Prof. Maureen Samms-Vaughn

Faculty of Medical Sciences

University of the West Indies

Trigger Factors in Bronchial Asthma in Jamaica

Mrs. Yvonne Wint, RN

University of the West Indies

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Osteoporosis in Women - US Perspective

Dr. Ann Kearnes

Mayo Clinic

Pediatric Leukemia

Dr. Gilian Wharfe

Faculty of Medical Sciences

University of the West Indies

Bronchial Asthma in the Elderly

Dr. Eulalia Kahwa

University of the West Indies

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Current Innovations in Women's Reproductive Technology

Dr. Eric Brown

GYNCARE Womens Health Center

Management of Solid Tumors in Children

Dr. Garfield Forbes

University of the West Indies

Quality Control in Renal Unit  Management

Richard Phidd, RN

Vanderbilt Medical Center

 

Management of Dialyzed Patients

Angie Rogers, RN

Fresenius Medical Care

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Heart Disease in Women

Medical Student Care Review

University of the West Indies

 

Overian Cancer

Medical Student Case Review

University of the West Indies

Solid Tumors

Medical Student Case Review

University of the West Indies

 

Autism

Medical Student Case Review

University of the West Indies

Pediatric Health and Community Health Dr. Virginia McCarthy

University of St. Catherine

Cardiac Nursing Care

Ms. Linda Sikkink, RN

Mayo Clinic