CANCELLED 2nd Annual Getting to the Heart of the Athlete Conference

Philadelphia, PA US
March 14, 2017

Due to the impending snow storm, this event has been cancelled. Participants will be notified of a reschedule date via email.


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Jefferson is proud to welcome Sanjay Sharma, MD and Michael Papadakis, MD from St. George's, University of London to speak at this event. 

This program will look at best practices in effectively screening athletes from both the national  and global perspective.  

Through lively and case-based discussions, world-renowned experts will provide their expertise and engage in discussions with Jefferson faculty in an effort to determine the most effective ways to screen athletes to maximize the prevention of sudden cardiac death.

This course is designed for all healthcare professionals working in cardiology, orthopedics, sports medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, rehabilitation medicine, physical therapy, emergency medicine and population health.







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Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Population Health
Primary Care
Rehabilitation Medicine
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/14/2017 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
03/14/2017 - 8:00pm EDT
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
Featured Guest Speakers

Sanjay Sharma, MD
Professor of Inherited Cardiac Diseases
and Sports Cardiology
Cardiology Clinical Academic Group
St. George’s, University of London
London, United Kingdom

Michael Papadakis, MD  
Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology
Cardiology Clinical Academic Group
St. George’s, University of London
London, United Kingdom  



All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:
  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services
  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.


Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes
 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements.  If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (



There is no registration fee for this course.  However, pre-registration* is required.

*Pre-registration ends Monday, March 13, 2017 at 9:00AM. Onsite registration will be accepted.


To register online, you must have a CPD @ JeffLearn account.

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  2. Click the TAKE COURSE button in the Course Summary box on the right (you must be logged in to see this option).  
  3. You will receive a confirmation email upon successful registration.

You may also fax or mail in a paper registration to the address listed on the form.

Cancellations: If you are unable to attend, please notify the Office of CME at or 1-888-JEFF-CME.




Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 2.00 Attendance


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