The Univsersity of Arizona

COURSE: “Lipedema – An Educational Program to Recognize, Diagnose & Treat Patients”

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Abrams Public Health Center, Conference Room 2102
3950 S. Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ 85714

WHAT: “Lipedema | An Educational Program to Recognize, Diagnose and Treat Patients”
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, 8 a.m. –Noon | Check-In (7:30 a.m.) & Closing Remarks (11:45 a.m.)
WHERE: Abrams Public Health Center | Conference Room 2102
3950 S. Country Club Road, Tucson, Arizona 85714

This free event is hosted by the UA Treatment, Research and Education of Adipose Tissue (TREAT) Program —a program of the Division of Endocrinology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson—and the Lipedema Foundation. The TREAT Program is pleased to offer a 3.5 CME course for health care providers—including physicians, fellows and residents—on recognizing lipedema. There is no charge for the course.

Speakers for the course include: 

  • Karen Herbst, MD, PhDdirector, TREAT Program, UA Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and associate professor, Departments of Medicine and Medical Imaging, UA College of Medicine – Tucson, and Department of Pharmacy Practice-Science, UA College of Pharmacy
  • Elle Ross, DO, PhD, MS —assistant professor, Department of Medicine, and researcher, TREAT Program, Division of Endocrinology, and internist, General Internal Medicine/Inpatient Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
  • Bobby Kalb, MD — associate professor, Department of Medical Imaging, UA College of Medicine – Tucson, and clinical director, Abdominal Imaging & MRI, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

Useful Documents [PDFs]:
 Lipedema Course Announcement |  CME Credit Request Form |  TREAT CME Pilot Syllabus

Registration is required. Email registration (CME credit request form): TREATProgram@deptofmed.arizona.edu

Light refreshments served and there is surface parking available in a lot adjacent to the Abrams building.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the TREAT Program at (520) 626-7689. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange.

For more on the TREAT Program, see: treat.medicine.arizona.edu | For the Lipedema Foundation, see: www.lipedema.org