Thoracic Surgery M & M and Grand Rounds



October 19, 2016


6:45 AM - 7:30 AM



Peter Smith, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery



7:30 AM

Resident Presentations


“Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery”

Brittany Zwischenberger, MD


“Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion: Current Role and Future Directions”

Ben Bryner, MD


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Credit Designation Statement
Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:


1. Review and discuss technical aspects of cardiothoracic surgery.

2. Discuss clinical research findings and advances in thoracic surgery.

3. Present and discuss case studies, protocols and treatment guidelines as appropriate to the thoracic surgery practice.


Summary of Faculty Disclosure/Planning Committee
The following speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated they have no relationship(s) with industry to disclose relative to the content of this CME activity:  Peter Smith, MD; Brittany Zwischenberger, MD; and Benjamin Bryner, MD.


DMP 2W96
NC 27710
United States
Session date: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:45am to 7:30am

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Speaker Name: 
Peter Smith, MD