Program Schedule

Friday, May 3, 2019

7:00 AM Registration, Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:50 AM Welcome and Introductions   Ralph Levy, MD
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Prevention: Rapid Fire Chats Moderator: Richard Perryman, MD
8:00 AM New Blood Pressure Guidelines Howard Berlin, MD
8:15 AM New Lipid Lowering Guidelines Alian Aguila, MD 
8:30 AM Tobacco Cessation, Hope or Hopeless? Julio G. Peguero Moreno, MD
8:45 AM Nutrition - Is there a Best Diet? Kashmira Bhadha, MD
9:00 AM Physical Activity: Rationale and Implementation Eli Friedman, MD
9:15 AM Time for a Cardio Diabetologist? Amy Aronovitz, MD
9:35 AM Panel Discussion  
10:00 AM Break and Visit Exhibits  
10:20 AM – 2:00 PM
Arteriosclerosis Moderator: Lance Cohen, MD
10:20 AM New Concepts in Pathophysiology of CAD Ralph Levy, MD
10:40 AM Novel Approaches to Chest Pain Evaluation: Stress Testing vs. CTA Vamsi Pavuluri, MD
11:00 AM Therapy of Stable Angina Syndromes: Medical vs. Invasive. Role of FFR and iFR. Juan Pastor-Cervantes, MD
11:20 AM STEMI and NSTEMI: Roadmap to Best Treatment Strategies
Sunay Shah, MD
11:40 AM Cases on Coronary Artery Disease
GME Residents
12:00 PM Lunch and Visit Exhibits  
1:00 PM Peripheral Arterial Disease: Often Ignored Yet Crucial Sean O’Donnell, MD
1:20 PM Thoracic Aneurysm: When to Intervene
Juan Plate, MD
1:40 PM Panel Discussion  
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Heart Failure
Moderator: Maria Avila Robles, MD
2:00 PM HFpEF Diagnosis and Treatment Ioana Dumitru, MD
2:20 PM HFrEF Diagnosis and Treatment
Priyanka Gosain, MD
2:40 PM Break and Visit Exhibits
 
3:00 PM Genetics in Heart Disease Roman Yusupov, MD
3:30 PM Imaging in CHF: Echo, MRI and PET Omosalewa Adewale, MD
4:00 PM Cases on Heart Failure GME Residents
4:30 PM Panel Discussion
 
5:00 PM Adjournment  

Saturday, May 4, 2019

7:15 AM Registration, Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:50 AM Welcome and Introductions Michele Slane
8:00 AM – 9:20 AM Valve Moderator: Ralph Levy, MD
8:00 AM Mitral Regurgitation: Functional, Organic and New Therapies Michael Cortelli, MD
8:20 AM Aortic Stenosis: The Memorial Experience Jonathan Roberts, MD 
8:40 AM Cases on Valves GME Residents
9:00 AM Panel Discussion  
9:20 AM – 10:20 AM EP  Moderator: Eli Friedman, MD
9:20 AM Atrial Fibrillation: Why, How and Therapy Demetrio Castillo, MD
9:40 AM Ablation in AF: The New Frontier John Cogan, MD
10:00 AM Ventricular Tachycardia: Modern Approaches Including Ablation John Cogan, MD
10:20 AM Break and Visit Exhibits
 
10:40 AM – 12:00 PM Special Topics
Moderator: Juan Pastor-Cervantes, MD
10:40 AM Cardio Oncology Ralph Levy, MD 
11:00 AM Sports Cardiology Eli Friedman, MD
11:20 AM Adult Congenital Heart Disease Todd Roth, MD
11:40 AM Panel Discussion – EP & Special Topics  
12:00 PM Adjournment