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Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Podium Presentation Session, 9 AM – 4 PM

Monroe Hall, Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121

  • 9 AM: Nursing Presentations
  • 10 AM: Pharmacy Presentations
  • 11 AM: Clinical/Translational Research Presentations
  • 12 PM: Resident and Fellow Presentations
  • 1 PM: University of Queensland, Ochsner Clinical School Medical Student Presentations
  • 2 PM: 2023 Postdoctoral Research Fellow Presentations

Ochsner Clinical School Medicine Grand Rounds, 12-1 PM

Classrooms 1 and 2, Center for Academic Excellence, 1401-A Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121

Darrell Crawford, MD, FRACP, FAASLD

Iron and Fatty Liver: A Toxic Twosome
Professor Darrell Crawford, MD, FRACP, FAASLD
Associate Dean (Strategic Development)
Mayne Professor of Medicine
The University of Queensland, Faculty of Medicine

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease Lecture, 12-1 PM

Monroe Hall, Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121

Claudia Henschke, PhD, MD

Pioneering use of low dose CT scanning for early detection of lung cancer and other smoking related pathologies
Claudia Henschke, PhD, MD
Director, Early Lung and Cardiac Action Program (ELCAP)
Professor of Radiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount
Sinai, New York, NY

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Morning Lectures, 10 AM – 1 PM

Monroe Hall, Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121

Leonardo Seoane, MD, FACP

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Leonardo Seoane, MD, FACP
Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Ochsner Health

Leonardo Seoane, MD, FACP

Ochsner Research Day 20th Year Celebration
W. Mark Roberts, MD, MMM
Dean of Research, Ochsner Health

Hernan Bazan, MD, DFSVS, FACS

From Vulnerable Plaque to Patient at Risk: Insights from Treating Acute Carotid-Related Strokes
Hernan Bazan, MD, DFSVS, FACS
The John Ochsner Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Innovation
Professor of Surgery and Program Director, Vascular/Endovascular Surgery Fellowship

Paul Perkowski, MD

Development and Growth of a Research Program In a Busy Clinical Surgery Department at an Academic Medical Center
Paul Perkowski, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA

Critical Caring: Involvement in Organized Medical Societies
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA
Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventative Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, John W. Deming Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA


In Search of New Arrhythmia Genes and Therapies
Barry London, MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Potter Lambert Chair in Internal Medicine
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center
University of Iowa Health Care

Evening Poster Session and Awards Ceremony, 5-7 PM

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center, 6th floor, Riverview Room, Ochsner Medical Center, 1515 River Road, Jefferson, LA 70121

Continuing Nursing Education Credit Statement

Ochsner Health System- System Nursing Professional Development is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Louisiana State Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002634

Continuing Medical Education

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The Ochsner Clinic Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.