Bold Advances in Vascular Care: Renowned Physician Lectures at Providence Portland Medical Center

April 15, 2011
The 35th Annual Bergquist-Reed Memorial Lecture: “The Future of Biomedical Innovation: Bold Advances in Vascular Care”  

8 a.m., Wednesday, May 4  

Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence Cancer Center amphitheatre
4805 N.E. Glisan St., Portland                        
Free parking  

Michael D. Dake, M.D., a preeminent pulmonologist specializing in diagnostic radiology, vascular and interventional radiology, will be the guest speaker at the upcoming Bergquist-Reed Memorial Lecture at Providence Portland Medical Center. Dr. Dake has gained international recognition for his development of stent-grafting techniques and research on endovascular device development, vascular biology and molecular imaging. He is widely known as an innovator of new techniques and devices in interventional medicine and has led pioneering work in the use of stents for treating venous obstruction and in CT angiography.  

Dr. Dake is a Thelma and Henry Doelger Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Falk Cardiovascular Research Center. He also serves as Chief of Interventional Radiology at Stanford and has editorial appointments to several medical journals. Dr. Dake received his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine.  

The Bergquist-Reed Memorial Lectureship is an annual symposium on current vascular surgery issues. The nation’s longest-running vascular lecture, it was founded in 1977 in memory of Stanley Bergquist, M.D., and Daniel Reed, M.D., two Providence Portland Medical Center surgeons who succumbed to cancer in mid-career. The lectureship is funded by contributions to Providence Portland Medical Foundation.  

Providence Portland Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Registration is free; no reservations are required.