TOPIC: “The Evolution of Cardiac Surgery”
SPEAKER: University of Arizona President, Dr. Robert C. Robbins
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (Video Conferenced)
About the Speaker
Dr. Robert C. Robbins is the 22nd president of the University of Arizona. Previously, he was CEO of the Texas Medical Center. An internationally recognized cardiac surgeon and researcher, Robbins enjoyed a 20-year faculty career at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he served as chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and founding director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute. He also was president of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, president of the Western Thoracic Surgical Association, and president of the American Heart Association Western States Affiliate, among other roles. Robbins holds a B.S. in chemistry from Millsaps College and a medical degree from the University of Mississippi. He completed surgical training at the University of Mississippi, cardiothoracic training at Stanford University, postdoctoral research at Columbia University and the National Institutes of Health, and congenital heart surgical fellowships at Emory University and Royal Children’s Hospital.
Accreditation & Disclosure Statements
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.
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