On Thursday, November 6, 2014, more than 125 physicians and other health care professionals from Main Line Health and the Philadelphia area will participate in a symposium/case-based continuing medical education (CME) activity, Atherosclerosis: Prevention of progression, sponsored by Main Line Health and the Annenberg Center.
“The prestigious, world-renowned medical faculty that this conference attracts enhances Lankenau’s position as a leader in the medical community, both locally and across the country,” said David Cohen, MD, co-activity director with Thomas Phiambolis, MD, Lankenau Medical Center, who will lead 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, scheduled to be held at Lankenau Medical Center, will feature world-renowned medical faculty including Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC; Henry Black, MD; Samuel Zachary Goldhaber, MD; Harvey Hecht, MD; Silvio Inzucchi, MD; James Underberg, MD MS, FACPM, FACP, FASH, FNLA; and Szilard Voros MD, FACC, FSCCT, FAHA.
The cost of the symposium is $50.
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an essential role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.
At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.
Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which provides skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health centers, which feature primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, among other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks.
Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, and the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.