On November 15, more than 125 physicians and other healthcare professionals from Main Line Health and the Philadelphia area participated in a symposium/case-based Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity, “Venous Thromboembolism-The Difficult Questions,” sponsored by Main Line Health and the Annenberg Center, with support from the Laennec Society.
“The prestigious, world-renowned medical faculty that this conference attracted enhances Lankenau’s position as a leader in the medical community, both locally and across the country,” said David Cohen, MD, FACP, symposium director, Lankenau Medical Center, who led the discussions. “We are honored to host these symposiums and to provide medical professionals with the opportunity to learn about new advancements in medicine in a forum that allows for discussion and patient case review.”
The symposium, held at Lankenau Medical Center, featured world-renowned medical faculty. Attending the symposium were (from left): Lee Greenspon, MD, LMC pulmonologist and member of the symposium’s Planning Committee; Michael Streiff, MD, John Hopkins Medical Center; Charles Francis, MD, University of Rochester; Victor Tapson, MD, Duke University Medical Center; Dr. Cohen; Jeffrey Olin, DO, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; Samuel Goldhaber, MD, Harvard Medical School; and Joshua Danley, DO, LMC pulmonology fellow and member of the symposium’s Planning Committee.
Lankenau Medical Center, a member of Main Line Health, has been dedicated to healing and comforting the community with a warm, personal touch for over 150 years. Located on a 93-acre suburban campus just outside of Philadelphia, the 331-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital includes one of the nation’s leading cardiovascular centers; the Lankenau Institute of Medical Research, one of the few freestanding hospital-associated research centers in the nation; and offers state-of-the-art services in cancer care, digestive health care, heart care, lung care, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedic care, pediatric care and maternity care. Lankenau has been named among US News & World Report’s Best Hospitals in the for the Philadelphia metro area for digestive health, geriatrics, heart care, kidney disorders, neurology and neurosurgery, lung care and urology. Lankenau has achieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care and breast cancer care and is one of the nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. The hospital has achieved MAGNET® designation, the nation’s highest award for excellence in nursing care. Lankenau is recognized as a national leader in advancing new options to diagnose and treat illness, protect against disease and save lives. For more information about Lankenau Medical Center, visit mainlinehealth.org/lankenau.
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