Session 1: Prevention and Comorbidities
Session 2: Heart Failure
Session 3: Interventional Cardiology
Session 4: Electrophysiology

Friday, April 23, 2021

7:45 – 8:00 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Christopher O’Connor, MD

Session 1: Prevention and Comorbidities
Moderators: Henry Tran, MD

8:00 – 8:10 AM

The Dangerous Intersection of Diabetes and Heart Disease
Darren McGuire, MD

8:10 – 8:20 AM

Managing Lipids: Is Lower Better?
Marc Sabatine, MD

8:20 – 8:30 AM

Fear Based Medical Misinformation and Disease Prevention
Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD

8:30 – 8:40 AM

Women and Heart Disease – Are We Doing Enough?
Kelly Epps, MD

8:40 – 9:00 AM

Clinical Case & Panel Discussion
Presenter: Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD
Panelists: Christopher deFilippi, MD, Kelly Epps, MD, Marc Sabatine, MD, Darren McGuire, MD

Session 2: Heart Failure
Moderators: Christopher O’Connor, MD

9:00 – 9:10 AM

Novel Device Therapies in Heart Failure
William Abraham, MD

9:10 – 9:20 AM

What’s New in Medical Therapy for HF with Reduced Ejection Fraction (EF) in 2021?
Christopher O’Connor, MD

9:20 – 9:30 AM

Managing Heart Failure with Preserved EF in 2021
Scott Solomon, MD

9:30 – 9:40 AM

The Latest on Mechanical Support and Transplant
Mitch Psotka, MD, PhD

9:40 – 10:00 AM

Clinical Case & Panel Discussion
Presenter: Nasrien Ibrahim, MD
Panelists: William Abraham, MD, JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, Mitch Psotka, MD, PhD, Scott Solomon, MD

10:00 – 10:45 AM

Break & Exhibits


Session 3: Interventional Cardiology
Moderators: Kelly Epps, MD & Nadim Geloo, MD

10:45 – 10:55 AM

Featured Lecture: The Historical Progression of Coronary Interventions
Spencer King, III, MD

10:55 – 11:05 AM

Life after ISCHEMIA
John Spertus, MD

11:05 – 11:15 AM

Is Trans-Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Ready for All Patients?
Matthew Sherwood, MD, MHS

11:15 – 11:25 AM

Novel Percutaneous Approaches to Mitral Regurgitation and Tricuspid Regurgitation
Wayne Batchelor, MD

11:25 – 11:45 AM

Clinical Case & Panel Discussion
Presenter: Shawn Yazdani, MD
Panelists: Spencer King, III, MD, John Spertus, MD, Eric Sarin, MD, Matthew Sherwood, MD, MHS, Hamid Taheri, MD, and Nadim Geloo, MD

Session 4: Electrophysiology
Moderators: Aysha Arshad, MD

11:45 – 11:55 AM

Conduction System Pacing- the Future of Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy?
Brett Atwater, MD

11:55 – 12:05 PM

Is Ablation the Preferred Initial Strategy for Management of Symptomatic Atrial Fibrillation?
James Daubert, MD

12:05 – 12:15 PM

Anticoagulation and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion in Atrial Fibrillation- How to Protect Your Patients from Stroke
Sean Pokorney, MD, MBA

12:15 – 12:25 PM

Inequities in EP: Addressing Disparities in Heart Rhythm Care
Larry Jackson, MD

12:25 – 12:45 PM

Clinical Case and Presentation
Moderator: Brett Atwater, MD
Presenter: Vineet Kumar, MD
Panelists: Stephen Gaeta, MD, PhD, Sean Pokorney, MD, MBA, Larry Jackson, MD, Aysha Arshad, MD, Haroon Rashid, MD, and Marc Wish, MD

12:45 – 1:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Christopher O’Connor, MD