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CME 2014

Sri Lanka Medical Association of North America –
Western Region

Scientific Sessions

Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Moderator
Deepthi Jayasekara, MD, Director Infection Control, San Dimas and Citrus Valley Hospitals

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7:30 am -  8:30 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast 

8:30 – 9:05am

Lecture Topic: Lung Cancer - Screening and Diagnosis
Speaker: Panch Jeyakumar, MD, Associate Clinical Professor – Department Pulmonary Medicine, University of California, Irvine.

9:05 – 9:40am     

Lecture Topic: Emerging Technology in Structural Cardiology
Speaker: Rasi Wickramasinghe, MD, Fellow, Interventional Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania.

9:40 -10:15am

Lecture Topic: Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections
Speaker: Paul Holtom, MD, Professor of Medicine and Orthopedics, USC, Los Angeles.

10:15-10:30am

Q & A for the Speaker Panel

10:30-10:45am           

Break

10:45-11:25am        

Keynote
Lecture Topic: “What’s New in Myeloma”
Keynote Speaker: James Berenson, MD,  Director, Institute of Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research
Introduced by Sarath Gunatilake, MD, Dr. PH Professor, California State University, Long Beach

11:25-12:00pm   

Lecture Topic:  Advances in Management of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Speaker: Vaji Dharmasena, MD, OB-GYN Kaiser, San Jose

12:00-12:30pm

Lecture Topic: Advances in Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer
Speaker: Jason Samarasena, MD (Canada) Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, UC Irvine

12:30-12:45pm  

Q & A for the Speaker Panel  

12:45 pm

Adjourn


**Citrus Valley Medical Center is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Citrus Valley Medical Center takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of the CME activity.  All faculty participating in Category I activities will disclose to the audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentation. Citrus Valley Medical Center designates this live CME activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category I credit.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  This credit may be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.**
Later Event: November 1
2014 Gala Dinner/Dance