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Harvard Medical School

Update in Clinical Cardiology

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

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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

Experts

Dr. Dec was born and raised in Washington, DC. He attended Georgetown University and received his MD degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1978. He completed his medical residency and fellowship training in Cardiovascular Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined the sta...
Dr. Fifer received his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Harvard College and completed his medical degree at Harvard Medical School. Following internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, he completed his subspecialty fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Brigham and Wom...
Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD is the section head for Vascular Medicine and director of the Thrombosis Research Group within the Cardiovascular Medicine Division of Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). He received his medical degree from ...
Adolph Matthew Hutter, Jr, MD, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston and Clinical Cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, also in Boston. He is Director of the Cardiac Performance Program at the Heart Center of the MGH. He has authored or coauthored of over 150 jou...
Dr. Januzzi has been a member of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiology Division since 2000 where he is the Roman W. DeSanctis Endowed Distinguished Clinical Scholar in Medicine. He is also the Hutter Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is on faculty at the Harvard ...
Dr. Marc S. Sabatine is chairman of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Study Group at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and holds the Lewis Dexter, MD Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine. A cardiovascular specialist, he is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical ...
Jag Singh, MD, DPhil, is the Associate Chief of the Cardiology Division and the Roman W. DeSanctis Endowed Chair in Cardiology. He is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and also the Founding Director of the Resynchronization and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Program, at the Massac...
Dr. Baggish is the Associate Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Performance Program, a clinical and research program designed to address needs of athletes and active individuals. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a staff cardiologi...
Dr. Heist received his MD and PhD degrees from Stanford University School of Medicine, and received an MMSc degree from the Harvard/MIT Health Sciences Training Program. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at UC San Francisco, and he then completed Fellowships in both Cardiolovascular Di...
Dr. Isselbacher is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He completed his medical residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he also completed fellowships in cardiology and echocardiography. In 1996 he joined the staff of the Cardiology Division at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. ...

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

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