Medicine Grand Rounds

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

TOPIC: What I have learned from >40 years of clinical medicine
SPEAKER: Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph S. Alpert, MD, is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine (UA COM) at Tucson and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Medicine. Dr. Alpert earned his BA from Yale University and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed internship, residency, and fellowship at Brigham Hospital in Boston.  He then served as Director of the CCU at the Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego and Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Diego. Dr. Alpert then returned to Boston as Director of the Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit at Brigham Hospital.  From 1978-1992 he was Professor and Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  From 1992-2005 he was Professor and Chief of Medicine at the UA COM. Dr. Alpert is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a fellow of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American College of Chest Physicians, and the European Society of Cardiology.  He has received many awards for excellence in teaching from the Peter Brent Brigham Hospital, the United States Navy, the University of Massachusetts, and the UA COM. In 2004, he received the Gifted Teacher Award from the ACC. He has served on the Boards of Trustees of the ACC, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the Association of University Professors. He has authored 48 books and monographs and more than 600 publications.

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

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(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All 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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
  • Understand more clearly advances in therapy
  • Become truly professional physicians

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