Cardiology at Cancun: Topics in Clinical Cardiology

February 24-28, 2020
Marriott Cancun Resort, Cancun, Mexico

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1 (24.75), MOC (24.75), | Price: $745-$880 | Early Registration Saves $100

Program

Sunday, February 23, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pre-registration (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
Monday, February 24, 2020
6:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Course Objectives
Moderators: Steve Ommen, MD, Guy Reeder, MD
Key Concepts in Primary Information
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
7:30 a.m.
The New American Heart Association Guideline for Primary Prevention: A Practical Summary
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
7:50 a.m.
Practical Recommendations to Manage Lipids In A Busy Practice
Stephen Kopecky, MD
8:10 a.m.
Improving Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: Using Non-traditional Risk Factors and Imaging
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
8:30 a.m.
Paleo, Keto, Atkins, Vegan, and Other Tales: In Search of the Most Heart Healthy Diet
Stephen Kopecky, MD
8:50 a.m.
How to Make Your Sedentary Patient Very Active: Lessons From Many Years of Experience
Thomas Allison, PhD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
How to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease: Case-Based Management
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
Heart Disease and Socioeconomic Status….Opportunities for Prevention
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
10:20 a.m.
Exercise Recommendations for Different Cardiac Pathologies: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, and Beyond
Thomas Allison, PhD
10:40 a.m.
Is There Any Role for Wearable Devices in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease?
Joseph Murphy, MD
11:00 a.m.
Preventing Cardiac Complications in Cancer Patients
Joerg Herrmann, MD
11:20 a.m.
Preventing Burnout: Taking Care of Ourselves
Joseph Murphy, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception Mexican Style (Poolside) All Faculty, Participants, Exhibitors and Guests Invited
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
Ischemic Heart Disease - I
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
7:30 a.m.
5 Most Important CAD Trials in Last Year
Malcolm Bell, MD
7:50 a.m.
Stress Testing in 2020: Has Accuracy Significantly Improved?
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
8:10 a.m.
Chest Pain With Minimal CAD
Patricia Best, MD
8:30 a.m.
Who Benefits from PCI of CTOs?
Abhiram Prasad, MD
8:50 a.m.
SCAD: Angiographic Pearls
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
Ischemic Heart Disease - II
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
Optimal Duration of DAPT After PCI – Where Are We Now?
Malcolm Bell, MD
10:20 a.m.
Update on Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Abhiram Prasad, MD
10:40 a.m.
Is There Still Gender Bias in Management of Chest Pain and CAD?
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
11:00 a.m.
FFR and iFR in the Cath Lab: What Does It Mean and How Should They Guide Treatment?
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
11:20 a.m.
Cardiogenic Shock - What Are the Most Current Management Strategies?
Patricia Best, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Challenging Cases in Ischemic Heart Disease
Malcolm Bell, MD, Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, Abhiram Prasad, MD
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
Heart Failure - I
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:30 a.m.
Inherited Cardiomyopathies
A. Jamil Tajik, MD
7:50 a.m.
The Top 5 Clinical Trials in Heart Failure in 2019
Robert Frantz, MD
8:10 a.m.
Defining Heart Failure: HFrEF, HFmrEF, and HFpEF
Christopher O'Connor, MD
8:30 a.m.
HFrEF: Should New Drugs Be First Line Therapy?
Shannon Dunlay, MD
8:50 a.m.
Managing Acute Heart Failure
Christopher O'Connor, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
Heart Failure - II
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
10:00 a.m.
Remote Monitoring for Heart Failure: Deciphering the Data
Paul McKie, MD
10:20 a.m.
Right Heart Failure: Is There A Solution?
Grace Lin, MD
10:40 a.m.
Medical Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: What’s New?
Robert Frantz, MD
11:00 a.m.
Cardiac Amyloid and Sarcoid
Grace Lin, MD
11:20 a.m.
Advanced Heart Failure Therapies: LVAD, Transplant or Inotropes, How Do I Choose?
Shannon Dunlay, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cases in Heart Failure
Shannon Dunlay, MD, Grace Lin, MD, Paul McKie, MD
Thursday, February 27, 2020
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
Heart Rhythm I - Atrial Fibrillation
Moderator: Fred Kusumoto, MD
7:00 a.m.
Optional Early Bird Session: ECG Unknowns Review
Fred Kusumoto, MD
7:30 a.m.
Periprocedural Management of Anticoagulation
Fred Kusumoto, MD
7:55 a.m.
Anticoagulation for CHADS VAsc of 1: To Do or Not To Do?
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
8:15 a.m.
Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Who, How, and When
Thomas Munger, MD
8:35 a.m.
Drugs for Rate Control and Rhythm Control
Win Kuang Shen, MD
8:55 a.m.
AF Ablation After CABANA?
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
Heart Rhythm II - Syncope, Ventricular Arrhythmias, and Implantable Devices
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
10:00 a.m.
Vasovagal Syncope: Darwin to Tilt Table Testing
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
10:25 a.m.
Syncope: What Tests Does My Patient Need (Or Not Need)?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
10:45 a.m.
Cardiac Resynchronization and Pacing: Update 2020
Fred Kusumoto, MD
11:05 a.m.
Acute Management of Cardiac Arrest: Antiarrhythmic Drugs, Cooling, and More?
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
11:25 a.m.
ICDs in Special Populations
Thomas Munger, MD
11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Rapid Fire ECG Cases
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, Thomas Munger, MD, Win Kuang Shen, MD, Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
Moderator: Fred Kusumoto, MD
Friday, February 28, 2020
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
Valvular Heart Disease - I
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:30 a.m.
MVP – Journey from Barlow’s Valve to Sudden Death
A. Jamil Tajik, MD
7:55 a.m.
Top 5 Trials in Valvular Heart Disease
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
8:15 a.m.
Management of Heart Disease in Pregnancy
Sabrina Phillips, MD
8:35 a.m.
TAVR – Bring on the Low Risk!
Kevin Greason, MD
8:55 a.m.
Valve Centers of Excellence…What It Means in Practicality
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
Valvular Heart Disease - II
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
10:00 a.m.
Mitral Valve Interventions - 2020
Guy Reeder, MD
10:25 a.m.
The Future of CV Surgery in the Era of Percutaneous Interventions
Kevin Greason, MD
10:45 a.m.
Pericardial Disease Update
Steve Ommen, MD
11:05 a.m.
What Every Cardiologist Needs to Know About Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
11:25 a.m.
HCM Update
Steve Ommen, MD
11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Moderators: Steve Ommen, MD, Guy Reeder, MD
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    24.75
  • MOC
    24.75

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