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January Seminar

  • January 23, 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • PCI, 3rd Floor Community Room

Our LCMS winter seminar scheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 5:30 pm has been cancelled due to illness.   Please check back for information on when this event may be rescheduled.  This will be open to members and non-members alike.   Registration is required. LCMS Members:  Free, Non-Members: $10.  CME Credit (1.5 hours) is available.

Interdisciplinary Case Conference

Please join us for a panel presentation to learn about a challenging case centered on principles of general internal medicine, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, infectious disease and radiology. Beverages and a light meal will be provided. Please sign in and complete an evaluation to receive 1.5 CME credits.

Guest Speakers

Dr. Laila Payvandi (cardiology)

Dr. Christopher Komanapalli (cardiovascular surgery)

Dr. Georges Hajj (cardiology)

Dr. Alexander Bolton (general medicine/hospitalist medicine)

CANCELLED due to illness


PCI Conference Room, 3rd Floor

Sponsored by the Linn County Medical Society

Please register online: https://www.linncountymedical.org/

LCMS members: Free

Non-members: $10.00

CRMEF Residents: Free

Target Audience

Physicians/Residents, ARNPs, PAs

Presentation Objectives

  • ·         Recognize EKG findings of acute coronary syndrome
  • ·         Understand the differential diagnosis of an elevated troponin
  • ·         Learn about key principles of transesophageal echocardiography
  • ·         Review dilemmas and special considerations for high-risk cardiovascular surgery
  • ·         Review basic principles of CT coronary angiography and invasive coronary angiography
  • ·         Understand the importance of team work in caring for a patient with multiple acute co-morbidities


     The Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation is accredited by the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

     The Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit  for each conference attended.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.


As a sponsor accredited by the Iowa Medical Society, the Cedar Rapids Medical Education Program must assure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the activity audience any significant financial interest or other relationship (1) with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity (significant financial  interest or other relationship can include such things as grants, or research  support, employee, consultant, major stock holder, member of speakers bureau, etc.) The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent a speaker with a significant financial or other relationship from making a presentation, but rather to provide listeners with information on which they can make their own judgments. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker’s interests or relationship may influence the presentation with regard to exposition or conclusion. Disclosure forms for each presenter are on file in the CME office. DURING PRESENTATIONS THERE ARE OCCASIONALLY DISCUSSIONS OF UNAPPROVED USE OF FDA APPROVED DRUGS, DEVICES OR TREATMENTS. THIS MUST BE DISCLOSED TO THE AUDIENCE DURING THE LECTURE.

Drs. Laila Payvandi, Christopher Komanapalli, Georges Hajj and Alexander Bolton do not have any relevant financial interest with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients, this does not include providers of clinical services directly to patients.

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Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation

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