2016 Lower Extremity Arterial RevascularizatioN (LEARN)

LEARN 2016

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Stay current in an increasingly competitive PAD environment: Attend the premier peripheral arterial disease meeting dedicated to the interventional radiology professional..

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Program Description

LEARN 2016 is a 2 1/2-day course designed for practicing endovascular specialists and fellows currently involved in PAD or interested in starting their own PAD practices. Building on the tremendous success of last year’s case-based format, this year’s LEARN delivers technical insights and state–of–the–art data to keep interventional radiologists current in the increasingly competitive PAD marketplace. LEARN provides highly specialized training in an intimate and interactive setting that you won’t find anywhere else. The course may also be of interest to vascular medicine physicians, vascular surgeons and interventional cardiologists.


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Program Committee

Robert A. Lookstein, M.D., FSIR
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY

Parag Patel, MD, FSIR
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Bret N. Wiechmann, M.D., FSIR
Vascular & Interventional Physicians
Gainesville, FL

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Steering Committee

James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR
Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Miami, FL

Sanjay Misra, M.D., FSIR
Mayo Clinic & Foundation
Rochester, MN

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Hotel Information

JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837

To make hotel reservations online, please click here. To call for hotel reservations, please call (888) 266-9432 and reference “SIR” to get the meeting rate. The room rate is $239 single/double per night. The hotel reservation deadline is Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.

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LEARN Accreditation and CME Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.

The Society of Interventional Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program will be approved for 4 self-assessment (SAM) credits by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) – Approval date: July 11, 2016. SIR is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). This educational activity will meet the criteria for SA-CME toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.

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SIR Participation Policy

Society of Interventional Radiology staff, members, nonmembers and event participants must be treated with respect in all interactions (including but not limited to in-person, telephone or via written communications). All agree to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate for health care professionals. Staff offices and the press room at meeting sites are reserved for official business only; food and beverage service in these areas are reserved for staff and volunteer members. If a staff member believes that these rules have been violated or acceptable social decorum has otherwise been breached, the staff member shall contact one of the designated individuals in the volunteer leadership to help with the situation. If the member in question believes that he/she has been wrongly accused of inappropriate behavior, he/she shall also contact the designated physician leadership to help with the situation.

SIR Photo Disclaimer

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the Society of Interventional Radiology's meetings and other activities constitute an agreement by the registrant/attendee to SIR's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant's or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audio tapes ("images/recordings") of such events and activities. Registrant/attendee acknowledges and agrees that SIR's use or distribution of such images/recordings may be worldwide and in any medium; that SIR may identify registrants or attendees in such images or recordings; and that registrants/attendees have no right to any compensation for such uses.