Neal Dickert, MD, PhD, is associate professor of medicine with tenure at the Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. Dr. Dickert is a core faculty member of the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute, holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health, and is a senior faculty fellow at the Emory Center for Ethics. Dr. Dickert is a board-certified cardiologist and PhD-trained bioethicist. Clinically, he is an attending physician in the Emory University Hospital Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and the Emory University Hospital Echocardiography Laboratory. He is also the associate program director for the clinician-scientist research track of the internal medicine residency program, and he directs the recruitment center of the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance.
- Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.
- Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care.
- Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity 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.
Dr. Dickert has disclosed he has no conflicts.
All other faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.