The CRC sponsors monthly seminars for faculty, staff, residents, and students who are interested in clinical research. A variety of research topics have been presented in areas such as outcomes research, statistics, and training, as well as research techniques in molecular biology, exercise physiology, pediatric aids, cardiology, cancer, and dentistry.
The CRC Seminar Series is an approved Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may be obtained per seminar). With prior approval from the speaker, seminars can be viewed via on-demand (i.e., anyone, anywhere, at any time, can view the presentation). Please note: To receive CME credit, attendees must attend the live lecture.
Seminars are usually held on the third Tuesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. unless otherwise indicated by asterisk* on the speaker schedule . View the CRC Speaker Schedule_2023-2024. The 2023-2024 CRC Seminar Series will be held in-person in the Low Learning Center at UConn Health, with simultaneous broadcasting via WebEx, unless otherwise indicated on the speaker schedule.
The Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.
Clinical Research Center (CRC) Seminar Series
On Methods in Clinical Research
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education, and the Clinical Research Center
“Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension – Update”
Raymond Foley, D.O., F.C.C.P.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Date: February 20, 2024
Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM
Location: Low Learning Center, UConn Health, Farmington, CT
WebEx: https://uchc.webex.com/meet/Low; Meeting Number: 802 441 280
Join by phone: +1-415-655-0003 US Toll; Access code: 802 441 280
Moderator: Sheila Alessi, PhD
Target Audience: Faculty, staff, residents, and students interested in clinical research.
Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1) List the presenting signs and symptoms of PAH; 2) Outline the proper diagnostic evaluation of patients with PAH; 3) Describe the mechanisms of action of the three established PAH treatment paradigms.
Speaker Disclosure Statement: Dr. Raymond Foley, in his role as speaker for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with any ineligible companies that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation that need to be disclosed. Dr. Foley will not be discussing the off-labeled or investigational use of any product or device.
Moderator Disclosure Statement: Dr. Sheila Alessi will be acting as Moderator for this event. Dr. Alessi has no relevant financial relationship(s) with any ineligible companies that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation that need to be disclosed nor will she be discussing any off-labeled use of products.
Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine 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.
Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.
Activity Director Disclosure Statement: Dr. Sheila Alessi, as the activity director, for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with any ineligible companies that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation that need to be disclosed.
Planning Committee Disclosure Statement: Dr. Victor Hesselbrock, Dr. Jonathan Covault, Dr. Sheila Alessi, Dr. Rajesh Lalla, Ms. Elizabeth Laska, Ms. Sharon DiMauro, and Ms. Lisa Godin, as members of the planning committee for this educational event, have no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation that need to be disclosed.
Commercial Support: This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.
Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from MyEvaluations.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email. If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from MyEvaluations.com within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your MyEvaluations.com account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.
On-Demand Webcast CRC Seminars:
If you have any questions or would like additional information regarding the seminar series, please contact Ms. Lisa Godin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860.679.4145.