The Genetics of Heart & Vascular Disease

December 1-3, 2022
In-Person or Livestream | Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa, Marco Island, FL

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Credit Types: MOC (16.0), AMA PRA Category 1™ (16.0), Nursing (16.0), Price: $600-$750 | Register by 11/3 to Save $100

Program

Thursday, December 1, 2022
12:00 p.m.
Registration (Island Ballroom Foyer)
1:00 p.m.
Introduction and Overview
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
DAY 1 – SESSION I – GENETICS/GENOMICS/PHARMACOGENETICS 101 – LAYING THE FOUNDATION TO INCREASE THE GENETIC CARDIOLO IQ OF PRACTICING CARDIOLOGISTS/PAs/NPs & NURSES/TRAINEES/GCs
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
1:15 p.m.
Basic Genetic Concepts 101: Pedigrees, Penetrance, and Purgatory
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
1:45 p.m.
Laboratory Testing: Gene Panels to Whole Genome Sequencing
David Tester, BSN
2:10 p.m.
Monogenetic Heart Disease: When Is A Genetic Variant Disease-Causing?
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
2:40 p.m.
What’s A Manhattan Plot Anyway? Decoding A Genome Wide Association Study and Polygenic Risk Scores
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
3:10 p.m.
Panel Discussion
3:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits (Island Ballroom C/D)
DAY 1 – SESSION II – GENETICS/GENOMICS/PHARMACOGENETICS 101 – BUILDING THE FOUNDATION TO INCREASE THE GENETIC CARDIOLOGY IQ OF PRACTICING CARDIOLOGISTS/Pas/NPs & NURSES/TRAINEES/GCs
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
4:00 p.m.
Pharmacogenetics 101: The ABCs of the CYP450s
Naveen Pereira, MD
4:30 p.m.
Interpreting A Genetic Testing Report: How I Do It?
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
5:00 p.m.
Cardio-Genetic Counseling: What Do You and Your Patients Need to Know Before and After the Genetic Test
Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC
5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion
6:00 p.m.
Adjourn
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception All Faculty, Participants, and Exhibitors (and Guests) are invited.
Friday, December 2, 2022
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits (Island Ballroom C/D)
DAY 2 – SESSION III – STATE OF GENETIC TESTING FOR MONOGENIC AND POLYGENIC HEART AND VASCULAR DISEASES – PART I
Moderator: Iftikhar Kullo, MD
7:30 a.m.
The Fibrillating Heart
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
8:00 a.m.
The Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathies
Ciorsti MacIntyre, MD
8:30 a.m.
The Genetic Aortopathies
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:00 a.m.
The Congenital Long QT Syndromes
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
9:30 a.m.
Illustrative Case
Ciorsti MacIntyre, MD
9:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
10:10 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
DAY 2 – SESSION IV – STATE OF GENETIC TESTING FOR MONOGENIC AND POLYGENIC HEART AND VASCULAR DISEASES – PART II
Moderator: Naveen Pereira, MD
10:30 a.m.
Children and Adults With Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
11:00 a.m.
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
11:30 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
12:00 p.m.
HCM Phenocopies: Amyloidosis and Fabry Disease
Naveen Pereira, MD
12:30 p.m.
Illustrative Case
Ciorsti MacIntyre, MD
12:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion
1:00 p.m.
Lunch (Event Lawn)
1:30 p.m.
SPECIAL AFTERNOON WORKSHOP BRING YOUR CASES AND YOUR GENETIC TEST REPORTS – A WHAT WOULD WE DO WITH YOUR CASE/GENETIC TEST RESULT SESSION
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD, Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC, Iftikhar Kullo, MD, Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, Naveen Pereira, MD
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
3:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Saturday, December 3, 2022
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits (Island Ballroom C/D)
DAY 3 – SESSION V – GENETIC/PHARMACOGENETIC TESTING FOR…
Moderator: Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC
7:30 a.m.
The Familial Hyperlipidemias
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
8:00 a.m.
Heart Failure
Naveen Pereira, MD
8:30 a.m.
Coronary Heart Disease
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
9:00 a.m.
Familial Pulmonary Hypertension
Naveen Pereira, MD
9:30 a.m.
Illustrative Case
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
9:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
10:10 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
DAY 3 – SESSION VI – RECENT ADVANCES IN CARDIOVASCULAR GENOMICS
Moderator: Iftikhar Kullo, MD
10:30 a.m.
Muscular Dystrophies With Cardiac Involvement
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
11:00 a.m.
Postmortem Genetic Testing and the Sudden Death Investigation
Joseph Maleszewski, MD
11:30 a.m.
From the Editor of Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI): The Most Important Papers in Genetic Cardiovascular Disease in 2021 and 2022 - Implications for Your Clinical Practice
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • MOC
    16.0
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    16.0
  • Nursing
    16.0

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