Thoracic Surgery Grand Rounds


January 13, 2016

6:45 am – 7:30 am

Heart Team

Moderator: Peter Smith, MD

STS Presentations

7:30 am

Patient Preferences in Treatment Choices for Early Stage Lung Cancer

Betty Tong, MD, MHS, MS

Associate Professor of Surgery

7:50 am

A Risk Score to Assist Selecting Lobectomy versus Sublobar Resection for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Brian Gulack, MD

General Surgery Resident

8:10 am

An Overlooked Tool to Address Mitral Regurgitation at the Time of Septal Myectomy for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

Asad Shah, MD

Joint Surgery and Thoracic Surgery Resident

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 1.00 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.      Discuss technical aspects of cardiothoracic surgery.

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

3.      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:  Betty Tong, MD, MHS, MS; Brian Gulack, MD; Asad Shah, MD; and Peter Smith, MD.


Speaker Name: 
Betty Tong, Brian Gulack, and Asad Shah
Duke Medical Pavilion Durham, NC
Durham, NC
United States
Room Number: 
Session date: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 7:30am to 8:30am
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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