The Advancements in Medicine 2010: A US and Caribbean Perspective

Making a Difference in Rural Healthcare

February 22-27, 2010

Workshops and Clinics

May Pen Hospital Schedule

The Mission Statement

The Mission of the Advancements in Medicine Conference is to provide an annual international forum through which medical and healthcare professionals in Jamaica and those from other parts of the world can meet and exchange information on current developments in medicine and help identify and implement solutions that will lead to improvements in the healthcare delivery system of Jamaica.

May Pen Hospital

Tuesday February 23, 2010

8:15 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - Noon

ECG workshop 

Evaluation of Patients Presenting with Chest Pain

Optimal CAD Preventive Therapies

Current Status of Heart Failure Staging and Prevention

Heart Failure Management

 

Panel

Dr.  Paul Carryon, Cardiologist

Cook County Medical Center, Illinois

 

Dr.  Monique Ford, Cardiologist

Mayo Clinic, Minnesota

 

Dr. Gladstone Martin, Cardiologist

Cook County Medical Center, Illinois

 

Dr.  Raymond Shields, Cardiologist

Mayo Clinic, Minnesota

 

Dr.  Tom Tilbury, Cardiologist

Mayo Clinic, Minnesota

 

Facilitator: Dr. Bradley Edwards

Senior Medical Officer, May Pen Hospital

Noon - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 2:30 Clinic and Case Review

May Pen Hospital

Wednesday February 24, 2010

8:00 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - Noon

Workshop

Colon Cancer Screening

Diabetes Prevention and Care

Hypercholesterolemia: Who to Treat, When to Treat, and How to Treat

 Asthma Management

 

Panel

Dr. Isaac Bartley, Internal Medicine

Pasadena Gastroenterology Medical Group, California

 

Dr. Clement Rose, Internal Medicine

Weis Memorial Hospital, Illinois

 

Dr.  Harold Mignott, Internal Medicine

University of Philadelphia Medical School

 

Dr. Thomas Pitts, Nephologist

Cook County Medical Center, Illinois

 

Facilitator: Dr. Bradley Edwards

Senior Medical Officer, May Pen Hospital

Noon - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 2:30 Clinic and Case Review

 

May Pen Hospital

Thursday February 25, 2010

8:00 - 8:30

Registration

9:00 - Noon

Workshop

Colon Cancer Screening

Diabetes Prevention and Care

Hypercholesterolemia: Who to Treat, When to Treat, and How to Treat

 Asthma Management

 

Panel

Dr. Isaac Bartley, Internal Medicine

Pasadena Gastroenterology Medical Group, California

 

Dr. Clement Rose, Internal Medicine

Weis Memorial Hospital, Illinois

 

Dr.  Harold Mignott, Internal Medicine

University of Philadelphia Medical School

 

Dr. Thomas Pitts, Nephologist

Cook County Medical Center, Illinois

 

Facilitator: Dr. Bradley Edwards

Senior Medical Officer, May Pen Hospital

Noon - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 2:30 Clinic and Case Review

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