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2019-2020 Archived Medical Grand Rounds
Fundamental Concepts of CVD Risk
Vasan S. Ramachandran, MD, DM, FACC, FAHA
Jay and Louise Coffman Professor in Vascular Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology,
Chief, Section of Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology, Dept. of
Boston University Schools of Medicine & Public Health,
Principal Investigator and Director, The Framingham Heart Study
Jointly provided by Tufts University School of
Medicine Office of Continuing Education (TUSM OCE) and
Tufts Medical Center, Department of Medicine
Deeb Salem, MD
– Course Director
CO-President and Chief Executive Officer
Tufts Medical Center
Sheldon M. Wolff, Professor and Chairman,
Department of Medicine,
University School of Medicine
Richard Kopelman, MD
Professor, Tufts University School of
Michael Barza, MD
Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Michael Davis, MD
Chief Medicine Resident,
Anupama Kumar, MD
Chief Medicine Resident,
Kari Roberts, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine
Start and Expiration Date:
October 7, 2019 - October 6, 2020
Last Review Date:
October 7, 2019
Estimated time to complete this activity:
There is no fee for this activity.
Requirements for Successful Completion - To receive credit/certificate of
completion, participants must:
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Complete the post-test with a passing
grade/score of 100%
Complete the activity evaluation
Certificates/statements of credit will be available to print/save immediately
upon completion of the evaluation and will also accessible in your eeds
There was no commercial support received for this activity.
This activity is designed for physicians,
residents/fellows/medical students, and other providers in Internal Medicine
and other sub-specialties practicing in inpatient and outpatient settings.
The goal of this activity is to review the
latest developments in medical sub specialties as well as changes in
evidence-based medicine, evolving understanding about the
pathology/pathophysiology of disease and novel therapeutic interventions - all
with a focus on disease states commonly encountered by internists in both in-
and outpatient settings.
Learner Objectives –
Participants will be able to:
appropriate and relevant diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions for
disease state of interest.
individual and system-level challenges to quality patient care.
This activity is designed to address the
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
Patient Care and
Provide patient-centered care
Employ evidence-based practice
Apply quality improvement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation
requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Tufts University School of
Medicine Office of Continuing Education (TUSM OCE) and Tufts Medical Center, Department
of Medicine. TUSM OCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
TUSM OCE designates
this enduring material for a maximum of 1
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
including course directors, planning committee members, authors, and others in
a position to control the content of an educational activity are required to
disclose any relevant financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial
interest. An ACCME-defined commercial interest is any entity producing,
marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed
by, or used on, patients. This includes, 1) any entity that is owned or
operated, in whole or in part, by an organization that produces, markets,
re-sells, or distributes health care goods or services consumed by, or used on,
patients, (e.g. parent and/or sister company) and/or 2) any entity that
directly advocates or has a sister/parent company that advocates for an
ACCME-defined commercial interest and/or the use of their products or services.
Relevant financial relationships are financial relationships in any amount
occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.
Conflicts of interest resulting from a relevant financial relationship are
resolved prior to the activity, during the content review.
Vasan Ramachandran, MD has no relevant financial
relationships to report in the last 12 months with an ACCME-defined commercial interest.
Course Director(s)/Planning Committee
and Reviewers and TUSM OCE Staff:
Directors, Planners and TUSM OCE staff in control of content have indicated
that they have no relevant financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest to disclose in the last 12 months.
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