A public open house of Memorial's South Tower will be held this Sunday, from 1-4 p.m. A variety of health screenings will be offered including: cardiac risk assessment, blood pressure and body mass index (BMI), peripheral artery disease (PAD) screening, and balance and flexibility games. Tour Memorial’s new state-of-the science operating rooms for cardiovascular and orthopedic surgery, and learn about the inner workings of surgical and intensive care unit areas.
A select number of those interested will have the rare opportunity for a behind-the-scenes tour of Memorial’s surgical sterilization area. The schedule of educational sessions is as follows:
Memorial South Tower Open House Educational Sessions
Time Topic Speaker
1:30 p.m. Cardiac Surgery: Past, Present & Future Richard Morrison, M.D.
2:30 p.m. Controlling Cardiac Risk Factors Samuel Ledford, M.D.
3:15 p.m. Wireless Heart Monitoring Rob Headrick, M.D.
Hourly drawings to include a $250 gift certificate, a year’s subscription to Lifeline, and an Apple iPad.