Keep on Moving: Physical Activity and Cardiac Rehab in the Adult with CHD
Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
Presenter: Michael Earing, MD
About the Webinar:
Do you equate physical activity and exercise as the same thing? If so, you want to attend this webinar and learn the difference. Do you understand why you get short of breath during exercise? Dr. Michael Earing, noted ACHD cardiologist, will also explain this. In addition, he will help you understand how your functional capacity and quality of life improves with training and physical rehabilitation. Sign up today.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Earing received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, where he won the cardiology prize for the student with the best performance in a cardiology course, based on interest, expertise, potential and scientific aptitude. He completed a combined pediatrics and internal medicine residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he won the Outstanding Senior Resident and Outstanding Resident Teacher awards, as well as the Center’s Hero of the Heart Award for showing exceptional care and compassion to patients or families. He completed his adult congenital heart disease training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where he won the American Academy of Pediatrics Young Clinical Investigator of the Year Award. He is currently the Director of the Wisconsin Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program (WAtCH) and Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Earing serves on the ACHA Medical Advisory Board.
About the Adult Congenital Heart Association
The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and extending the lives of adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). ACHA serves and supports the more than one million adults with CHD, their families and the medical community—working with them to address the unmet needs of the long-term survivors of congenital heart defects through education, outreach, advocacy, and promotion of ACHD research. For more information about ACHA, contact (888) 921-ACHA or visit www.achaheart.org