Medical Alumni Weekend : Advances in Medical Research and Patient Care (CMEs)

Advances in Medical Research and Patient Care - Continuing Medical Education (CMEs)

Saturday, March 2, 2019

We are excited to provide you with complimentary CME courses during our Medical Alumni Weekend 2019. A light breakfast and coffee will be served at 8:00 a.m. before the CME presentations begin.

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Location: Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Fourth Floor Auditorium
Address: 1600 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136

All three sessions highlight the latest research and clinical treatments at the Miller School of Medicine.

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    Topic: Medical Management of Patients Exposed to Nerve Agents
    Presenter: Keith Candiotti, M.D. ’89, Emanuel M. Papper Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
  • 9:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
    Topic: Lessons from the Road Less Traveled: Looking Back Over 14 years
    Presenter: Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., MPH, associate director for population science and cancer disparity, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center; professor of medicine, public health sciences and obstetrics/gynecology, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
  • 10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
    Topic: Personalizing Medical Care: The “All of Us” Research Program
    Presenter: Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D., MPH, professor of medicine and public health sciences, chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

To register, please click here.


All three sessions of Advances in Medical Research and Patient Care are designed for general physicians who wish to learn about recent research and clinical treatments available at the Miller School of Medicine.

Target Audience
This course is directed towards physicians in areas of Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and other specialties.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the history of chemical weapons and review diagnosis and treatment of exposed patients to protect health care providers against risks and exposure
  • Evaluate cancer disparity and translational research to achieve health equity and illustrate institutional endeavors to enhance community health
  • Assess the advancements of precision medicine to enable physicians to utilize personalized health care relating to behavioral, environmental, medical and genetic factors

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Resolution
All conflicts of interest of any individual in position to control the content of this CME activity will be identified and resolved prior to the educational activity being provided. Disclosure about provider and faculty relationships, or the lack thereof, will be provided to learners.

Services for the Disabled
If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend the conference, please contact Alyse Cohen in the Division of Development and Alumni Relations at 305-243-9473 at least 15 days prior to March 2, 2019.

Sponsored by The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.