Basic to Advanced Echocardiography | From the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville

May 15-18, 2024
The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: ABIM MOC (20.75), AMA PRA Category 1™ (20.75), Nursing (20.75), ABS MOC (20.75), Price: $750-$880 | Register by 4/17 to Save $100

Program

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Early Registration (Heritage A/B Foyer)
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
The livestream schedule will be run in Eastern Standard Time Zone.
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast (Heritage A/B Foyer)
7:30 a.m.
Welcome – Get to Know the Audience
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
Fundamentals of Echo
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
7:45 a.m.
Echocardiography for LV Systolic Function: 2-D, 3-D, and Doppler Echocardiography
Hayan Jouni, MD
8:10 a.m.
Echocardiography for Diastolic Function: Basic Concepts and Going Beyond the Guidelines
Jae Oh, MD
8:35 a.m.
The Right Stuff: Echocardiography for Right Heart Pressures and RV Function
Garvan Kane, MD, PhD
9:00 a.m.
Echo in Heart Failure: What’s Important to the Heart Failure Specialist?
Melissa Lyle, MD
9:25 a.m.
LV Strain Imaging: Basic Concepts and Emerging Role in Cardio-Oncology and Valvular Heart Disease
Steven Lester, MD
9:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion
10:05 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:35 a.m.
Echo in LVAD’s and Heart Transplantation
Daniel Borgeson, MD
11:00 a.m.
Amyloidosis: Echocardiography, Nuclear Imaging, and Novel Treatment Strategies
Melissa Lyle, MD
11:25 a.m.
Name That Systemic Disease!
Katie Young, MD
11:50 a.m.
Role of Multimodality Imaging in Heart Failure
Hayan Jouni, MD
12:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m.
Lunch - Industry Sponsored Product Theater - Bristol Myers Squibb - Redefining the Treatment Landscape of Symptomatic NYHA Class II–III Obstructive HCM - Richard F. Wright, MD (Skyline/Mountainview) NO CME CREDIT
Echo for Myocardial and Pericardial Disease
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
1:30 p.m.
Pericardial Disease: Masterclass
Jae Oh, MD
1:55 p.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Imaging and Treatment Pearls
Steve Ommen, MD
2:20 p.m.
Surgical Treatment Options in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy: LVOT Obstruction As Well As Apical Variants
Gabor Bagameri, MD
2:45 p.m.
Imaging in Athletes: Cases, Conundrums, and Imaging Pearls
Dermot Phelan, MD, PhD
3:10 p.m.
Panel Discussion
3:25 p.m.
Refreshment Break
Parallel Sessions
3:45 p.m.
Diastolic Function Case Studies: Read with the Experts (Main Ballroom) Will be Livestreamed.
Daniel Borgeson, MD, Steven Lester, MD, Jae Oh, MD, Steve Ommen, MD
3:45 p.m.
TEE Simulator (Laurel F-J) Will NOT be Livestreamed.
Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD, Sunil Mankad, MD, Jeremy Thaden, MD
4:45 p.m.
Adjourn
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception (Exhibit Foyer) Attendees, guests, and faculty invited.
Thursday, May 16, 2024
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast (Heritage A/B Foyer)
Ischemic Heart Disease/Aortic Disease/Other Topics
Moderator: Garvan Kane, MD, PhD
7:30 a.m.
Echocardiography for Infective Endocarditis
Bastiaan Kietselaer, MD, PhD
7:55 a.m.
Stress Echo Cases for Coronary Artery Disease: Read with the Experts
Robert McCully, MD, Thomas Ryan, MD
8:35 a.m.
Multimodality Imaging for Acute Aortic Syndromes
Crystal Bonnichsen, MD
9:00 a.m.
Echo for Complications of MI
Sunil Mankad, MD
9:25 a.m.
Contrast Enhanced Echo: The Truth Shall Be Revealed
Garvan Kane, MD, PhD
9:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:20 a.m.
Case Studies in Cardio-Obstetrics: Two Lives on the Line!
Katie Young, MD
10:45 a.m.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Intelligent Augmentation (IA) in Echocardiography?
Steven Lester, MD
11:10 a.m.
3-D Echocardiography: Practical Applications
Hayan Jouni, MD
11:35 a.m.
POCUS: Focus on Lung Ultrasound and Determining Fluid Responsiveness
Sunil Mankad, MD
12:00 p.m.
Structural Heart Case Studies
Said Alsidawi, MD, Gabor Bagameri, MD, Garvan Kane, MD, PhD, Noreen Kelly, MD, Sunil Mankad, MD, Jeremy Thaden, MD
12:50 p.m.
Adjourn for the Afternoon
Friday, May 17, 2024
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast (Heritage A/B Foyer)
Echo for Valve Disease
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
7:30 a.m.
Echo for Aortic Stenosis Including Hemodynamic Variants
Jeremy Thaden, MD
7:55 a.m.
Echo for TAVR: How to Assess Paravalvular Leak and Complications
Said Alsidawi, MD
8:20 a.m.
Echo for Aortic Regurgitation: Etiology and Severity
Crystal Bonnichsen, MD
8:45 a.m.
Echocardiography for Mitral regurgitation: Mechanism and Severity
Bastiaan Kietselaer, MD, PhD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:00 a.m.
Echo in Pulmonary Hypertension
Robert McCully, MD
10:25 a.m.
Echo for Tricuspid Valve and Tricuspid Regurgitation
Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD
10:50 a.m.
Echocardiography for Mitral Stenosis
Sabrina Phillips, MD
11:15 a.m.
Echo Assessment of Prosthetic Valves
Noreen Kelly, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m.
Lunch - Industry Sponsored Product Theater - AstraZeneca - hATTR Progression: Addressing Polyneuropathy - Zackery Tushak, DO from Norfolk, VA NO CME CREDIT
Parallel Sessions
1:15 p.m.
Congenital Heart Disease Cases: Read with the Masters (Main Ballroom) Will be Livestreamed.
Crystal Bonnichsen, MD, Benjamin Eidem, MD, Sabrina Phillips, MD
1:15 p.m.
Hemodynamic Workshop with Live Scanning (Laurel F-J) Will NOT be Livestreamed.
Macy Bartosh, RDCS, Pamela Burgess, RDCS, Joshua Fosland, RDCS, Bastiaan Kietselaer, MD, PhD, Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD, Sunil Mankad, MD, Celia Sloan, RDCS
Moderator: Thomas Ryan, MD
2:15 p.m.
Hands-on Live Scanning: Tips and Tricks: 2-D, Strain, and 3-D (Laurel F-J) Will NOT be Livestreamed.
Macy Bartosh, RDCS, Pamela Burgess, RDCS, Joshua Fosland, RDCS, Hayan Jouni, MD, Dermot Phelan, MD, PhD, Celia Sloan, RDCS, Katie Young, MD
3:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Saturday, May 18, 2024
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast (Heritage A/B Foyer)
More Valvular and Special Topics
Moderator: Thomas Ryan, MD
7:30 a.m.
Paravalvular Regurgitation: Assessment with Echo, Multimodality Imaging, and Guiding Interventional Procedures
Noreen Kelly, MD
7:55 a.m.
Imaging for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion
Jeremy Thaden, MD
8:20 a.m.
Pre-Procedural Planning and Intraprocedural Guidance of Mitral Transcatheter Edge to Edge Repair (TEER)
Noreen Kelly, MD
8:45 a.m.
Cases in Stress Echo for Valve Disease
Garvan Kane, MD, PhD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:25 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:55 a.m.
Stroke Update: Echo in Assessment of the Atrial Septum and Neurologic Perspective on PFO Closure
Stephen English, Jr., MD, Sunil Mankad, MD
10:25 a.m.
Cardiac Masses
Hayan Jouni, MD
11:15 a.m.
Unknown Interesting Cases: Cases With ARS Questions All Faculty Including Sonographers
12:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • ABIM MOC
    20.75
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    20.75
  • Nursing
    20.75
  • ABS MOC
    20.75

Price: $750-$880 | Register by 4/17 to Save $100

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