Summer 2008

CME Courses - Heart and Vascular Summer 2008

More information about these courses and others is available on the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education Web site.

Course Title


City, State

25th Annual Symposium: Cardiology for the Practitioner

Oct. 20-22, 2008

Yosemite, Calif.

Update in Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias

Oct. 25, 2008

San Francisco

Lipid Disorders Update

Dec. 6, 2008

San Francisco

25th Annual Advances in Heart Disease

Dec. 12-14, 2008

San Francisco

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Study Shows Damage by"Brief" Smoke Exposure
A 30-minute exposure to secondhand smoke in an average bar setting can cause blood vessel injury in young and otherwise healthy nonsmokers, a UCSF study found.