The William E. Van Fleit, MD Symposium for Cardiovascular Medical Education was established in recognition and memory of William E. Van Fleit, MD by the late Frances Macdonough Van Fleit and the Board of Trustees for Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center.
Aortic Dissection in 2011: Lessons from the International Register of Aortic Dissection (IRAD) Wednesday, May 2, 2012 12:15 – 1:15 pm 5215 Holy Cross Parkway, Mishawaka, IN Education Center AB Lunch will be provided For more information, please contact the Department of Medical Education at 574.335.1052.
Featured Speaker: James B. Froehlich, MD, MPH is currently Director of Vascular Medicine Service at the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor. Dr. Froehlich received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire in 1986. He completed his general surgery internship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in 1989 and his internship and residency in internal medicine at New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School in 1992. Dr. Froehlich then completed a cardiology fellowship and vascular medicine fellowship, both in 1996, at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr. Froehlich’s clinical interests include peripheral vascular disease, chronic venous disease, venous thromboembolic disease, general and preventive cardiology, cerebrovascular disease, and aneurysmal disease. His research interests include patterns of vascular disease, vascular disease care, predictors of care delivery, and healthcare disparities. Dr. Froehlich is Director of the Michigan Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Reporting Program (MCORRP). Dr. Froehlich is board-certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Cardiovascular Disease, and American Board of Vascular Medicine.
At the end of this symposium the learner should be able to describe risk factors for aortic dissection, understand the presentation and outline an approach to evaluation, discuss the treatment of patients with aortic dissection, and the relative advantages of different treatment strategies.