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Cystic Fibrosis: A Success Story in Medicine

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Bldg. B, Austin, TX 78712 | View Map »

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: Cassandra Ryan

About the Event

Join us for the next installment of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Jason Fullmer, M.D., on the topic, “Cystic Fibrosis: A Success Story in Medicine; Hard work, Quality Improvement and Personalized Medicine.” Fullmer is program director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center of Central Texas as well as a clinical assistant professor with Dell Medical School’s Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology and treatment of cystic fibrosis
  • Identify effective strategies for the management and treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis
  • Recognize the different diseases that cause mutations in cystic fibrosis and the need for personalized medicine

Target Audience

  • Primary: Department of Internal Medicine Faculty
  • Secondary: Department of Internal Medicine Residents


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, professionalism, system-based practice
  • IOM: Providing patient-centered care, working in interdisciplinary teams, employing evidence-based practice
  • IECC: Value/ethics for interprofessional practice, roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication, teams and teamwork

Fullmer has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds planning committee members are Clay Cauthen, M.D.; Dayna Diven, M.D.; Meghana Gadgil, M.D.; Parker Hudson, M.D.; Mrinalini Kulkarni-Date, M.D.; Paul Nader, M.D.; Rene Salazar, M.D.; Jeni Skar and Cassandra Ryan; off-site coordinators Angela Durham and John Ignat. The members of the planning committee have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.