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Harvard Medical School

Update in Clinical Cardiology

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Oct 16—18
3 days
Boston, MA, USA
USD 945
USD 315 per day

Description

This program provides a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art practices to diagnose and treat patients with cardiovascular conditions. Led by the leading clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Update in Clinical Cardiology ensures attendees are current with recent advances in clinical cardiology and the best ways to incorporate them into daily practice to optimize patient outcomes. Coverage includes:

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Biomarkers
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Biomarkers
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging
  • Exercise and Heart Disease
  • Thoracic Aortic Disease
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Pregnancy
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism

The program offers you the opportunity to learn:

  • Important medical and procedural advances for the management of common clinical problems such as coronary artery disease, heart failure, and valvular heart disease
  • The latest transcatheter options
  • Best practices to treat patients with severe valvular disease
  • The new paradigms for care of specialized populations such as adults with congenital heart disease, cardiac patients with cancer, and athletic individuals
  • The latest concepts of diagnosis, decision making, pharmacology and therapy in the areas of ischemic heart disease, cardiac arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure

The faculty is assembled from the best clinician-educators at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital and is designed to deliver the highest quality educational experience:

  • Teaching practical, effective clinical reasoning and approaches that enable you to practice state-of-the-art clinical cardiology
  • Allowing ample time for participants to interact with faculty and to pose and get answers to your specific questions
  • Providing the latest information in an engaging manner and clinically usable context so that you have knowledge you can “take home” and immediately apply to patient care

Schedule

Day 1

7:00am to 7:45am Registration

7:45am to 8:00am Introduction Adolph M. Hutter, Jr., MD

Morning Session

Moderator: Adolph M. Hutter, Jr., MD

All sessions include 10 minutes of Q&A

8:00am to 8:50am Clinical Advances for Improved Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease Adolph M. Hutter, Jr., MD

8:50am to 9:40am Pulmonary Embolism: Pathophysiology and Management Updates Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

9:40am to 10:00am Morning Break (Refreshments provided)

10:00am to 10:50am The Role of the Cardiologist in Diabetes Management James L. Januzzi, MD

10:50am to 11:40am What's New in Cardiac Markers James L. Januzzi, MD

11:40am to 12:30pm Mitral Regurgitation: Timing of Intervention and Choice between Surgery and Percutaneous Therapy Eric M. Isselbacher, MD

12:30pm to 1:30pm Lunch Break*

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Rory B. Weiner, MD All sessions include 10 minutes of Q&A

1:30pm to 2:20pm Aortic Stenosis: Timing of Intervention and Choice between Surgery and Percutaneous Therapy Jonathan J. Passeri, MD

2:20pm to 3:10pm Cardiomyopathies: Evaluation and Therapy G. William Dec, MD

3:10pm to 3:20pm Afternoon Break (Refreshments provided)

3:20pm to 4:10pm Cardio-Oncology in 2019 Tomas G. Neilan, MD, MPH, MRCPI

4:10pm to 5:00pm Updates to Evaluate and Treat Adult Congenital Heart Disease Ami B. Bhatt, MD

Day 2

Morning Session

Moderator: Adolph M. Hutter, Jr., MD All sessions include 10 minutes of Q&A

8:00am to 8:50am Incorporating Advances in Electrical Therapy in Heart Failure for Improved Patient Outcomes Jagmeet P. Singh, MD, PhD

8:50am to 9:40am Atrial Fibrillation: Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Therapy Moussa C. Mansour, MD

9:40am to 10:00am Morning Break (Refreshments provided)

10:00am to 10:50am Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation E. Kevin Heist, MD, PhD

10:50am to 11:40am Clinical Trials for Ventricular Arrhythmias Conor D. Barrett, MBBCh, BAO

11:40am to 12:30pm Acute Coronary Syndromes: STEMI and NSTEMI Latest Data Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH

12:30pm to 1:30pm Lunch Break*

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Rory B. Weiner, MD All sessions include 10 minutes of Q&A

1:30pm to 2:20pm Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease Michelle L. O'Donoghue, MD

2:20pm to 3:10pm Thoracic Aortic Disease: Optimal Imaging and Management Eric M. Isselbacher, MD

3:10pm to 3:20pm Afternoon Break (Refreshments provided)

3:20pm to 4:10pm Dyslipidemia: Latest Concepts Pradeep Natarajan, MD

4:10pm to 5:00pm Supraventricular Tachycardia Theofanie Mela, MD

Day 3

Morning Session

Moderator: Adolph M. Hutter, Jr., MD All sessions include 10 minutes of Q&A

8:00am to 8:50am Exercise-Induced Cardiac Remodeling: What Is Normal? Aaron L. Baggish, MD

8:50am to 9:40am How Exercise Protects the Heart: What the Latest Data Tell Us Anthony Rosenzweig, MD

9:40am to 10:00am Morning Break (Refreshments provided)

10:00am to 10:50am Indispensable Clinical Pearls: Filling in the Gaps Adolph M. Hutter, Jr., MD and Rory B. Weiner, MD

10:50am to 11:40am Heart Disease in Pregnancy: Early Detection through Safe Delivery Nandita S. Scott, MD

11:40am to 12:30pm Coronary Artery Disease: Medicate/Dilate/Operate Farouc A. Jaffer, MD, PhD

12:30pm to 1:30pm Lunch Break*

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Rory B. Weiner, MD All sessions include 10 minutes of Q&A

1:30pm to 2:20pm Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD): Evaluation and Treatment Malissa J. Wood, MD

2:20pm to 3:10pm Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease in 2019 Douglas E. Drachman, MD

3:10pm to 3:20pm Afternoon Break (Refreshments provided)

3:20pm to 4:10pm Advanced Heart Failure: Acute and Chronic Therapy Sunu S. Thomas, MD

4:10pm to 5:00pm Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Recognition and Management Michael A. Fifer, MD

Who should attend

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Fellows from the following specialties:

  • Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Critical Care and Trauma
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics
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