Agenda

Sessions:

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, MACC, FESC, FHFSA, FHFA

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

8:00 – 8:10 AM

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

8:10 – 8:20 AM

Managing Lipids: Is Lower Better?
Marc Sabatine, MD, MPH, FACC

8:20 – 8:30 AM

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

8:30 – 8:40 AM

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

8:40 – 9:00 AM

Clinical Case & Panel Discussion
Presenter: Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD, FACC
Moderator: Henry Tran, MD, FACC, FACP
Panelists: Christopher deFilippi, MD, FACC, Kelly Epps, MD, MSHP, FACC, Marc Sabatine, MD, MPH, FACC, and Darren McGuire, MD, MHSc, FACC


Session 2: Heart Failure
Moderators: Christopher O’Connor, MD, MACC, FESC, FHFSA, FHFA

9:00 – 9:10 AM

Novel Device Therapies in Heart Failure
William Abraham, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC

9:10 – 9:20 AM

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

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, FACC

9:40 – 10:00 AM

Clinical Case & Panel Discussion
Presenter: Nasrien Ibrahim, MD, FACC
Moderator: Christopher O’Connor, MD, MACC, FESC, FHFSA, FHFA
Panelists: William Abraham, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC, JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, FACC, FHFSA, Mitch Psotka, MD, PhD, FACC, and Scott Solomon, MD

10:00 – 10:45 AM

Break & Exhibits

Abiomed
Abbott

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

10:45 – 10:55 AM

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

10:55 – 11:05 AM

Life after ISCHEMIA
John Spertus, MD, MPH, FACC

11:05 – 11:15 AM

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

11:15 – 11:25 AM

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

11:25 – 11:45 AM

Clinical Case & Panel Discussion
Presenter: Shawn Yazdani, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Moderator: Nadim Geloo, MD, FACC
Panelists: Spencer B. King, III, MD, MACC, John Spertus, MD, MPH, FACC, Eric Sarin, MD, FACC, Matthew Sherwood, MD, MHS, FACC, Hamid Taheri, MD, FACC, FSCAI, and Kelly Epps, MD, MSHP, FACC


Session 4: Electrophysiology
Moderators: Aysha Arshad, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

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, FACC, FHRS

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 R. Jackson, II, MD, MS

12:25 – 12:45 PM

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

12:45 – 1:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Christopher O’Connor, MD, MACC, FESC, FHFSA, FHFA