MedStar Health


I’d like to personally welcome you to the New Paradigms in Medicine 2017 CME program at Turnberry Isle. We have prepared an outstanding educational program for you alongside a spectacular luxurious Lasko Passover experience.

Important information on claiming your CME credits:

CME certificates will only be issued to registrants who have attended the lectures and have completed the course evaluation form.

The CME evaluation for this course is an online evaluation. After the conference has concluded and attendance has been confirmed you will receive an email from with a link to complete an evaluation and attest to your CME hours. Once you have completed the evaluation and attested to your hours, you will be able to print your CME certificate.

Please note that each individual must have a unique user account in the online evaluation system in order to log on and complete the course evaluation. The system is email based so it is important that you confirm we have your proper email address and one that you use frequently. The same email cannot be used for multiple users.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to email

Jay A. Mazel, MD

Course Description

This multi-day interdisciplinary conference offers direct access to a wealth of innovative medical information and clinical advances for primary care providers and physicians in all specialties. Through in-depth instruction and training, health care providers can pursue their professional development in the latest prevention and diagnostic strategies as well as therapeutic innovations. Active group Questions and Answers Session of topics with critical assessment and debate concerning medical innovations in various fields are an essential component, which serves to engage participants and facilitate interdisciplinary relationships. This conference offers direct one-on-one interaction between medical experts and conference attendees, providing an exchange of clinical expertise in an effort to improve patient care and clinical outcomes.

Learning Objectives

  • Translate clinical advances as presented by experts with critical literature review into potential implementation and change in clinical practice.
  • Integrate the concept and practice of interdisciplinary mutual education and patient management, where each discipline educates learners in other disciplines of current practices in his or her field and scientific rationale for these clinical advances.
  • Advance learners’ knowledge of methods of technology assessment and translation of current evidence concerning new techniques into clinical application and implementation.
  • Optimize personal learning patterns from multiple didactic sources and pedagogic methods in all learning environments from point of care, to on line learning to conference or lecture hall.
  • Develop a personal habit of continuous lifelong knowledge acquisition with direct applicability to patient care, replacing old methods of care and procedures with new proven approaches which will improve patient outcomes.

Who can attend?

The CME program is available exclusively to Lasko Kosher Getaways Passover program participants. The only exception will be lecturing faculty physicians.

How do I Register ?

To register, contact Lasko reservations at 877-538-9946 and ask to be registered on the
PassoverCME program when making your Passover reservations.
If you are interested in giving a lecture or have additional questions about the CME program please contact Dr. Jay Mazel via email at


Target Audience This conference is intended for pediatric and adult physicians and surgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and all allied health professionals.

CME Accreditation MedStar Washington Hospital Center is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide CME for physicians

Credit Designation MedStar Washington Hospital Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physiciansshould only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Financial Relationships with any Commercial Interest As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME,it is the policy of MedStar Washington Hospital Center to require that everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest prior to the educational activity.

The ACCMEconsiders relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner. Faculty and planners who refuse to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity. For an individual with no relevant financial relationship(s), the participants must be informed that no conflicts of interest or financial relationship(s) exist.

Can Non-Physicians Participate?

The program is open to all allied health professionals.
A certificate of attendance will be issued to all non-physician participants.

The LASKO CME Program Faculty

Jay A. Mazel, MD FHRS is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Medstar Cardiology Associates and served as
Director of the Cardiac Electro physiology Laboratory at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC. He specializes in complex atrial and ventricular arrhythmia ablations, defibrillator, pacemaker, and biventricular device implantation as well as complex laser lead extractions. Dr. Mazel received his specialty training at Yale New Haven Hospital and won the ACC Young Investigators award for his research in cardiac arrhythmias.