Course detail: Advances in Medicine

Join us as we delve into medicine from the past to learn how far we've come. We'll study modern medicine to learn how we got to this point in treatment of certain conditions such as: congestive heart failure; atherosclerotic coronary, carotid, and peripheral arteries, and valvular heart disease. We'll also explore the advances in congenital heart disease.

An Osher membership fee of $25 is required to enroll in this class. If you have not paid your membership fee, please click on the blue link below under "course accessibility" to add the membership fee to your shopping cart. Then continue shopping to select your courses and/or events. If you have questions about whether or not you have paid your member fee, please call 785-864-6779.

Instructor Bio: Alan Forker received bachelor's & doctor of medicine degrees from the University of Kansas. After 12 years in private practice of Cardiology, he spent 32 years in academic medicine, and the last 26 at UMKC. He published 82 articles in medical literature and co-edited 2 books. He was elected Master of the American College of Physicians.

Course Accessibility: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require reasonable accommodations in order to participate in an event, please email or call 785-864-6779 at least three weeks before the first day of the event.

Course pre-requisites
(required) Osher Membership Fee

 Session Information: OC24302H

Schedule: Every week on Monday, starting on 06/24/24 and ending on 07/08/24
Times: 10:00am-12:00pm CDT


Thank you for registering for this Osher hybrid course. If you registered to attend in person, the class will meet at the KU Edwards Campus, 163 Regnier Hall, 12610 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, KS. If you registered to attend online, you'll receive an email with your zoom link and passcode a week before your class starts. Zoom Course Participation: An individual registration is required for each person in a household, as zoom links are not to be shared.


Name Additional Resources
Alan Forker

Facility Detail

KU Edwards Campus, 163 Regnier Hall, In Person and Online
12610 Quivira Rd
Overland Park, KS 66213

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $5.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 7 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.