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Eden Roc Miami Beach * | Miami beach, USA
From 325 to 1350 USD
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Specialty: , Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Radiology
Dates: From Oct, 19, 2013 to Oct, 20, 2013
Location: Miami beach, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 325 to 1350 USD
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Eden Roc Miami Beach *

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Baptist Health provides accredited continuing education (CME/CE) to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.



     Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CE Broker provider #50-182. Saturday A.M. session (CE Broker Course #20-400987) and Sunday session (Course #20-400989).

     Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1
™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in 
the activity.


     Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 15.50 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.


     Endorsed by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, the professional society devoted exclusively to cardiovascular CT.


    This activity has been approved on a session-by-session basis for a total of 15.5 contact hours by the Florida State Board of Nursing, Baptist Health South Florida. CE Broker Provider #50-182.  (3.5 credits for the Saturday morning session, 4.0 credits for the Saturday afternoon session, and 8.0 credits for the Sunday session.


    This activity has been approved on a session-by-session basis for a total of 15.5 continuing education credits by the Board of Pharmacy, Baptist Health South Florida. CE Broker Provider #50-182. (3.5 credits for the Saturday morning session, 4.0 credits for the Saturday afternoon session, and 8.0 credits for the Sunday session.

Transportation Guide:

Travel Information
Eden Roc Hotel is 20 minutes from Miami International Airport and 35 minutes from Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

Area Airports
Miami International Airport (MIA) 

  • MIA to Eden Roc Hotel (10 miles)
  • Take FL-112 East/I-195 toward Miami Beach (4 miles)
  • Continue to follow I-195 toward Miami Beach across causeway (5 miles)
  • Remain in left lane, bear left onto 41st Street/Arthur Godfrey Road
  • Turn left on Indian Creek Drive (1 mile)
  • Indian Creek becomes Collins Avenue
  • Eden Roc is on right

 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (FLL)

  • FLL to Eden Roc Hotel (27 miles)
  • Exit airport onto I-595 and follow signage to I-95 (3 miles)
  • Merge onto I-95 South toward Miami (18 miles)
  • Take exit 4 to merge onto FL-112/I-195 East toward Miami Beach (5 miles)
  • Turn left on Indian Creek Drive (1 mile)
  • Indian Creek becomes Collins Avenue
  • Eden Roc is on right
Event Overview

Ricardo C. Cury, M.D., FSCCT
Workshop Director
Director of Cardiac Imaging, Baptist Hospital of Miami and

Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine,              

Florida International University 
Miami, Florida 

Dr. Cury's Bio



Juan Carlos Batlle, M.D.
Cardiothoracic Radiologist
Baptist Health and Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Miami, Florida


     Dr. Batlle came to his role as a diagnostic radiologist at Radiology Associates of South Florida from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where he served as a resident physician in the radiology department and a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School. During his time at the hospital, he spent a year focusing on cardiothoracic imaging, including hands-on supervision of cardiac CT and MRI acquisition and post-processing. He also completed a musculoskeletal fellowship at MGH, specializing in sports medicine, soft tissue and bone tumors, and general musculoskeletal radiology, including musculoskeletal interventional procedures.
     Dr. Batlle graduated Duke University summa cum laude before earning a master's degree in bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Concurrently, he took part in an M.D./ MBA degree program at the university's Wharton School, graduating with honors. He received numerous awards upon graduation, including the Theodore Friedmann Prize, given to the graduating student who has made the most significant advance in biomedical ethics.
     Dr. Batlle has published numerous abstracts and journal articles, covering several fields of interest, including clinical radiology, informatics, bioethics, and heath services research. He is fluent in English and Spanish. 



Roberto C. Cury, M.D.
Medical Director, Cardiac CT and MRI 
Samaritano Hospital
São Paulo, Brazil


     Dr. Cury is the chair of Cardiology and director of Cardiac CT and MRI at Samaritano Hospital in São Paulo. He received his doctorate degree from Santa Casa School of Medical Sciences in Brazil and finished his clinical fellowship in Cardiac CT and MRI at InCor, Heart Institute of São Paulo. Dr. Cury was the pioneer in Brazil in the field of stress myocardial perfusion cardiac CT and concluded his Ph.D. at InCor. Dr. Cury has contributed in cardiovascular imaging field with published papers, book chapters, case reports and invited presentations. He is the director of the SCCT Brazilian International Regional Committee.



Judd E. Hollander, M.D., FACEP
Professor and Clinical Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine 
Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Dr. Hollander graduated from New York University Medical School in 1986, completed an internal medicine residency at Barnes Hospital in 1989, and an emergency medicine residency at Jacobi Hospital in 1992. His research interests include risk stratification and treatment of patients with potential acute coronary syndromes and congestive heart failure; cocaine- associated cardiovascular complications; and laceration and wound management. Dr. Hollander has published nearly 200 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and editorials on these and other topics. Dr. Hollander is chair of the SAEM Program Committee and a past member of the SAEM Board of Directors (2000-2003). He has been a member of the Emergency Medicine Foundation Scientific Review Committee (1996-2003) and is past chair of this committee (2000-2002). He is currently Deputy Editor for the Annals of Emergency Medicine and has served as associate editor for academic emergency medicine and as a reviewer for NEJM, JAMA, Circulation, JACC and many other emergency medicine and cardiology journals. Dr. Hollander received the ACEP Award for Outstanding Research in 2001 and the Hal Jayne SAEM Academic Excellence Award in 2003. 


Constantino S. Peña, M.D.
Medical Director, Vascular Imaging, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Diagnostic Radiologist
Baptist, Doctors, Homestead and South Miami Hospitals and Baptist Outpatient Services
Miami, Florida 


     Dr. Peña serves as a radiologist at Radiology Associates of South Florida. He has held roles as a clinical assistant in radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, clinical fellow in radiology at Harvard Medical School, clinical staff member in radiology for vascular imaging and intervention at Massachusetts General Hospital, and instructor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. 

     Dr. Peña has been published a number of times, including pieces on adrenal masses,

post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder of the liver, cervical spine osteoblastoma, liver lesion detection, and surgical conversions from endoluminal aortic aneurysm stent graft repair. In addition to his publications in respected journals such as the Journal of Magnetic Imaging, American Journal of Radiology, Radiology, and Korean Journal of Radiology, Dr. Peña has presented before the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology. 

     Dr. Peña received his undergraduate and master's degrees from Stanford University before receiving an MD from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a residency in diagnostic radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he also completed a fellowship in vascular intervention.



Jack Ziffer, Ph.D, M.D., FAHA, FACC, FSCCT, FASNC
Chief Executive Officer, Baptist Health Medical Group
Clinical Professor of  Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University 
Miami, Florida

    A radiologist and nuclear medicine physician for 30 years, Dr. Jack Ziffer is the first leader of the Baptist Health Medical Group, serving as corporate vice-president of Physician Enterprises for Baptist Health South Florida. The group is the preeminent organization of physicians and surgeons serving Baptist Health. Its approximately 100 members cover a broad base of specialties, including cardiac and thoracic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, general surgery, and hospitalists. 
Prior to becoming a physician-executive at Baptist Health, Dr. Ziffer served for more than six years as president and CEO of RASF, one of the 10 largest multispecialty physician groups in South Florida. He was chief of radiology at Baptist Hospital of Miami for seven years, and prior to that director of cardiac imaging at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute in Miami, as well as medical director of nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET) at Baptist Hospital. He continues to practice radiology and nuclear medicine at Baptist Health facilities.

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On behalf of the symposium directors and the Baptist Health Continuing Medical Education Department, 
we are pleased to invite you and your company to participate as an exhibitor at our upcoming symposium.


Exhibitors will be provided with a standard-size booth space in the exhibit hall, which is separate from the symposium sessions. Each company is entitled to continental breakfast for two people on Saturday and Sunday. The exhibit fee of $2,500 will be used solely for display/exhibit purposes.


Confirm your participation and reserve space for your company by completing the Booth Form as soon as possible. Click here to access the electronic form.

Please make your check payable to Baptist Health CME Department (tax ID number 65-0267668), and mail 
it to:

Baptist Health South Florida
Attention: CME Department
8900 North Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176

For additional information, please contact Julie Zimmett at 786-596-8612 or

Thank you for your consideration, 

Baptist Health South Florida
Continuing Medical Education Department


By exhibiting at this symposium, you agree to be included in photographs that will be used for educational purposes or to promote future courses. If you do not agree to be photographed, please contact us at


Organising Agency

Contact: Julie Zimmett , CME Program Assistant , Baptist Health South Florida

Phone: 786-596-2398

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