Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Hypertension Update: JNC 8 and Beyond”



Date
October 27, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
D. Michael Elnicki, MD
Professor of Medicine, Director, International Medical Education Programs, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Director, Operations, CCEHS


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

The long awaited 8th update in hypertension guidelines form the Joint National Committee (JNC 8) has generated substantial controversy. Following its release came results from the SPRINT trial, which challenged key recommendations. This discussion will put JNC8, SPRINT and other national guidelines into context.