• 11/21/13: New Medical Staff Officers (2-year term)

    • President - Stacy R. Nerenstone, MD, Oncology Associates, PC
    • Vice President - Matthew L. Saidel, MD, Women’s Comprehensive HealthCare
    • Treasurer - William V. Sardella, MD, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
    • Secretary - John F. D’Avella, MD, Connecticut Multispecialty Group, PC
  • 11/21/13: New Medical Executive Committee Members (2-year term)

    • April L. Goller, DO, Connecticut Multispecialty Group, PC
    • Leah D. Meisterling, DO, Hartford Anesthesiology, Inc.
    • Jarrod B. Post, MD, Connecticut Multispecialty Group, PC
    • Andrew E. Wakefield, MD, CT Neurosurgery & Spine Assoc., LLC
  • View the quick reference guide on how to access the PCP Clinical Summary

    New SCM PCP Clinical Summary Screen

    In response to suggestions to consolidate pertinent patient information in Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM), we have created a new PCP Clinical Summary screen. This clinical summary, based on recommendations from our physicians, is designed to alleviate the need to search through multiple screens to find documentation regarding your patients' hospitalizations.

    We hope you'll find this a more efficient way to locate patient information and we look to you for additional suggestions and feedback. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to any of the following individuals:

  • CME Desktop Live View is Now Active!

    Any clinician or physician who requires CMEs to maintain their license to practice can now view grand rounds, tumor boards and other conferences LIVE from a hospital-connected computer. Gilman Auditorium, Bliss 303 and JB-118 have been outfitted with the technology that will provide you live viewing of these presentations. Look for the new "CME Live View" icon on your desktop or find a link on the Medical Education Intranet page. Click here for more info.

  • Approved Changes by the Medical Executive Committee

    2.B.1. Basic Responsibilities and Requirements:
    As a condition of consideration for appointment or reappointment, and as a condition of continued appointment, every applicant and member specifically agree to the following:
    (t) to not admit, treat or perform any procedures on themselves or members of their immediate family members within a Hartford Hospital facility, except in emergency situations or with prior approval of the CMO or their designee in isolated circumstances where there is no other credentialed medical personnel available;
    (u) to not, write prescriptions for controlled substances for themselves at any time or for their immediate family members except in an emergency situation, and in such situation only one prescription for no more than thirty doses of the controlled substance should be written.
    Click here to read Ethical Opinion 8.19 from the AMA

Hartford Hospital Balanced Scorecard:

Upcoming Events:

General Internal Medicine Division Meeting
Department:   Professional Development

The Hartford Golf Club

134 Norwood Road; West Hartford - (860) 523-5229

6:30           Cocktails and Social

7:00           Welcome and Introductions - David Mintell, MD - Division Chief

7:10           Hartford Hospital Administrative Update - Joseph Klimek, MD - VP, Physician Relations

7:15           Lung Cancer: Changing Views on Detection and Treatment


Lung Cancer: Changing Views on Detection and Treatment

Presented by: Robert Lowe, MD, Juan Escalon, MD & Mario Katigbak, MD

  • Discuss the rationale and logistics behind low dose CT scans for lung cancer screening
  • Describe the role of EBUS and navigational bronchoscopy for diagnosing and staging lung cancer
  • Discuss VATS and robotic procedures for the treatment of lung cancer

Robert Lowe, MD

Robert Lowe, MD
Director, Thoracic Surgery

Juan Escalon, MD

Juan Escalon, MD
Thoracic Surgeon

Mario Katigbak, MD

Mario Katigbak, MD
Thoracic Surgeon

Dinner choices:

Due to venue planning needs, meal choice on registrations received after October 1 are subject to substitution without notice.

When you register, please be prepared to make a choice from one of the following:

  • Filet Mignon with Bearnaise Sauce
  • Swordfish with Lemon Beurre Blanc
  • Pasta Primavera

Continuing Medical Education

Hartford Hospital is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Hartford Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 hour AMA PRA Category 1 credit (s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Conflict of Interest Policy:

All planning committee members responsible for planning CME activities sponsored by Hartford Hospital are required to disclose any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of the presentation via the CME program application. In addition, program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts by recusing themselves from planning this program so as not to appear to influence the content.

If you have any questions about this meeting, contact Luisa Machado at 860-972-1891.

Registration: Required.
Fee Desc: Free / By Invitation Only
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