Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird

Program

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
6:45 a.m.
Registration | Continental Breakfast
7:20 a.m.
Welcome and Course Introduction
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:30 a.m.
Heart Failure Management
Moderator: Christopher O'Connor, MD
7:30 a.m.
Acute Heart Failure: Why Am I Still Short Of Breath With All These New Therapies?
Christopher O'Connor, MD
7:50 a.m.
Chronic HFrEF: Answers to 10 Pivotal Issues
Clyde Yancy, MD
8:10 a.m.
Chronic HFpEf and Restrictive Cardiomyopathies
Christopher O'Connor, MD
8:30 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: what Does CABANA & CASTLE Teach Us?
Douglas Packer, MD
8:50 a.m.
Should New Drugs Be First Line Therapy? Will Biomarkers Tell Us How To Treat?
Christopher O'Connor, MD
9:10 a.m.
LVAD: Still Humming Along
Robert Frantz, MD
9:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Frantz, Packer, and Yancy
9:45 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m
3:45 p.m.
Après-Ski Snacks
4:00 p.m.
Special Topics
Moderator: Christopher O'Connor, MD
4:00 p.m.
Reducing Heart Failure Admissions and Length of Stay
Clyde Yancy, MD
4:20 p.m.
Cardiology, Oncology, and Radiation Oncology: Where They Collide
Grace Lin, MD
4:40 p.m.
Cardiomyopathies and Infiltrative Culprits: Amyloid, Sarcoid, and Hypereosinophilia
Clyde Yancy, MD
5:00 p.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Pathophysiology and Management
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
5:20 p.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Yancy, Lin, and Gersh
5:45 p.m.
Illustrative Cases: Heart Failure in Daily Practice - Panel: Drs. Yancy, O’Connor, Frantz, and Gersh
Grace Lin, MD
6:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Thursday, February 7, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m.
Structural Heart Disease
Moderator: Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
7:30 a.m.
The Pathophysiology and Management of Functional Mitral Regurgitation
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
7:50 a.m.
Percutaneous Transeptal Mitral “Valve In-Valve” and “Valve-in-Ring”
Mackram Eleid, MD
8:10 a.m.
Do We Really Know What “Severe” Aortic Stenosis Is?
Blase Carabello, MD
8:30 a.m.
Approach to Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis: TAVR vs. SAVR
Mackram Eleid, MD
8:50 a.m.
Tricuspid Valve: Does It Really Matter
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:10 a.m.
Fate: TR after Mitral Intervention; MR After Aortic Intervention
Blase Carabello, MD
9:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Eleid, Carabello, and Phillips
9:45 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Après-Ski Snacks
4:00 p.m.
Special Topics
Moderator: George Klein, MD
4:00 p.m.
Arrhythmias & Sudden Death in Athletes: What Can Be Done to Lower the Risk?
T. Jared Bunch, MD
4:20 p.m.
PVC/Ventricular Tachycardia Recognition
George Klein, MD
4:40 p.m.
Challenges of ICDs and Pacemakers for the Harried Cardiologist
T. Jared Bunch, MD
5:00 p.m.
Arrhythmias in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
5:20 p.m.
Dealing with Asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation
George Klein, MD
5:40 p.m.
Neurocardiogenic Syncope: From Darwin to Tilt-Table Testing
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
6:00 p.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Klein, Bunch, Phillips, and Gersh
6:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Friday, February 8, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Ischemic Heart Disease
Moderator: Jeffrey Anderson, MD
7:30 a.m.
Update on Myocardial Viability
Raymond Gibbons, MD
7:50 a.m.
Interventions for Acute Coronary Syndrome
Mackram Eleid, MD
8:10 a.m.
Chronic Total Occlusions – Too Many or Too Few Interventions?
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
8:30 a.m.
Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet Therapy for Vascular Disease: Whom and When?
Christopher Granger, MD
8:50 a.m.
Indications for Coronary Revascularization in Stable Angina: Have ORBITA and FAME 2 Changed Practice?
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
9:10 a.m.
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
9:50 a.m.
Questions and Answers -Drs. Gibbons, Gersh, Eleid, and Gulati
10:00 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Après-Ski Snacks
Vascular Disease and Anticoagulation
Moderator: Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
4:00 p.m.
Update on Current Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke
James Klaas, MD
4:20 p.m.
Managing Cryptogenic Stroke: The Role of the Cardiologist
Christopher Granger, MD
4:40 p.m.
CABANA: What Did It Say? What Does It Mean?
Douglas Packer, MD
5:00 p.m.
Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease, Including Carotid, and Renal
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
5:20 p.m.
Pulmonary Emboli and DVTs: What Do You Need To Know About NOAC Therapy
Robert Frantz, MD
5:40 p.m.
Neurological Complications of Coronary Revascularization
James Klaas, MD
6:00 p.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension: An Approach to Systematic and Efficient Evaluation
Robert Frantz, MD
6:20 p.m.
Illustrative cases: What to Do with NOACs and DAPT? Panel: Drs. Frantz, Klaas, Gulati, and Gersh
Christopher Granger, MD
6:45 p.m.
Adjourn & Dinner - Participants, Faculty and Guests are invited. Primrose Room, Lobby Level
Saturday, February 9, 2019
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m.
Preventive Cardiology and Special Topics
Moderator: Jeffrey Anderson, MD
7:00 a.m.
Socioeconomic Influence on Cardiovascular Disease
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
7:20 a.m.
Dealing with Non-Traditional Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors
Jeffrey Anderson, MD
7:45 a.m.
Cardiac Rehab: Why Don’t More Patients Get it?
Stephen Kopecky, MD
8:05 a.m.
Treating Diabetes: What the Cardiologist Needs to Know
Christopher Granger, MD
8:30 a.m.
Statin Intolerance and Alternative Cholesterol Therapies
Stephen Kopecky, MD
8:55 a.m.
Lipid Lowering: New Thresholds, New Drugs, and New Guidelines
Sidney Smith, MD
9:20 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:50 a.m.
Hypertension 2019: Guidelines and Goals
Sidney Smith, MD
10:15 a.m.
Pregnancy and Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
10:45 a.m.
Questions and Answers - Faculty
11:00 a.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    18.75
  • ABIM MOC Points
    18.75

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