Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine


Interdisciplinary Echocardiography Conference

IDEC is a joint Anesthesiology/Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery program sponsored by Michael Boisen, MD and William E. Katz, MD (Department of Medicine). The conference’s target audience is cardiology department staff across UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC Passavant hospitals.  IDEC lectures are held 4pm – 5pm via Teams Live Event Meeting. Instructions will be forwarded to department staff. Individuals outside our department who wish to access the lectures via Teams, please email

Upcoming Events

August 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
September 23, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
October 28, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
December 2, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
January 27, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
February 24, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
March 24, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
April 14, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
May 26, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm