It is the policy of Montefiore Medical Center to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty participating in our programs are expected to disclose any relationships they may have with commercial companies whose products or services may be mentioned, so that participants may evaluate the objectivity of the presentations. In addition, any discussion of off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices will be disclosed by the faculty.
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI, FESC, FACP, FAHA, receives research grants (directly to Institution) from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eisai, Ethicon, Heartscape, sanofi-aventis, and The Medicines Company. He is a consultant and on the advisory board of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Astellas Pharma, AstraZeneca, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cardax Pharmaceuticals, Centocor, Cogentus Pharmaceuticals, Daiichi-Sankyo, Eisai, Eli Lilly and Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Ortho-McNeil, Medtronic, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Otsuka, ParinGenix, PDL BioPharma, Philips, Portola Pharmaceuticals, sanofi-aventis, Schering-Plough Corporation, Scios, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, The Medicines Company, and Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Bhatt has donated consultant/advisory fees to nonprofits for over 2 years.
Eileen M. Handberg, PhD, ARNP, BC, FAHA, receives unrestricted educational grant support by way of the University of Florida from AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, CV Therapeutics, Daiichi-Sankyo Lilly, Merck & Co., Pfizer Inc, sanofi-aventis, and Schering-Plough Corporation for the Vascular Biology Working Group.
Susan D. Housholder-Hughes, RN, MSN, CCRN, ANPBC, ACNS-BC, FAHA, receives honoraria and is on the speakers’ bureau of Schering-Plough Corporation.
Anne Marie Palatnik, MSN, APN, BC, receives honoraria and is on the speakers’ bureaus of sanofi-aventis, Schering-Plough Corporation, and The Medicines Company.
This CE activity does contain information about off-label/unapproved uses of drugs. Please be sure to read full prescribing information on the agents mentioned in this program prior to using for patient care.
This program is sponsored by Montefiore Medical Center.
This program is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi-Sankyo Lilly.