The mission of the Oklahoma Heart Research & Education Foundation is to contribute to the continuous improvement of patient care within the Oklahoma Heart community, by providing targeted programs of medical education to meet the needs of the physicians within the Tulsa metropolitan area as well as the surrounding region.  The curriculum for programs of continuing medical education shall be based on educational needs identified by health care professionals in the Tulsa metropolitan area and the surrounding region.  These programs are to draw upon the expertise of the health care professionals within Oklahoma Heart Institute, as well as recognized experts from outside the organization, when appropriate.  The presentations will include, but are not limited to, formal seminars, in-house conferences, grand rounds presentations, didactic lectures, case presentations, as well as audio and video recordings of such programs.  Periodic evaluations will be conducted, both to assess the educational needs, and to determine if our educational objectives are being met by the programs offered.