Heart Program CME Events

Because of the rapid advances in diagnosis and treatment, community practioners are not always aware of the latest advances available to their patients. This Dinner Lecture CME event aims to educate community cardiologists, nurses and extenders on recent innovations on the diagnosis and management of neonates with congenital heart disease through discussions of innovations in:

  • Echocardiography
  • MRI
  • Cath surgery
  • Medical management

Dinner and 2 CME hours will be provided. Contact heartprogram@mch.com for additional details.


Following this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Diagnose neonates with heart disease
  • Provide evidence-based referrals to tertiary care centers
  • Understand the newest diagnostic techniques available
  • Understand and apply the newest catheterization and surgical advances


Introduction Anthony Rossi, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Medicine
Preoperative/Postoperative Imaging JC Muniz, MD, Director, Cardiac MRI
Elizabeth Welch, MD, Director, Echocardiography
Preoperative/Postoperative Management of the Neonate with Shock Darlene Santana, MD
Madalsa Patel, MD
Arrhythmias in the Critically Ill Neonate: Preoperative/Postoperative Rhythms Ronald Kanter, MD, Director, Electrophysiology
Joy Baysa, MD
Diagnostic and Interventional Catheterization Tacy Downing, MD
Advances in Cardiac Surgery for the Critically Ill Neonate Kristine Guleserian, MD
The Critically Ill Neonate With Heart Disease: It Ain't Just The Heart Special Concerns in the Preterm Infant:
Alex Koetzle, MD**

Cardiac Genomics Overview:
Elizabeth Welch, MD


Joy Baysa, MD JC Muniz, MD
Tacy Downing, MD Madalsa Patel, MD
Kristine Guleserian, MD Anthony Rossi, MD
Ronald Kanter, MD Darlene Santana, MD
Alex Koetzle, MD** Elizabeth Welch, MD
** Denotes private practice physician

Accreditation Statement: Miami Children's Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Miami Children's Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.

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