The Genetics of Heart & Vascular Disease

October 7-9, 2021
In-Person or Livestream | Loews Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (16.0), Nursing (16.0), MOC (16.0), Price: $600-$750

Program

Thursday, October 7, 2021
The live stream schedule will be run in Central Time (CST).
12:00 p.m.
Registration (Symphony 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 CARDIO-GENETICS 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
2:15 p.m.
Monogenetic Heart Disease: When Is A Genetic Variant Disease-Causing?
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
2:45 p.m.
What’s A Manhattan Plot Anyway? Decoding A Genome Wide Association Study
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
3:10 p.m.
Panel Discussion
3:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
DAY 1 – SESSION II – GENETICS/GENOMICS/PHARMACOGENETICS 101 – BUILDING THE FOUNDATION TO INCREASE THE CARDIO-GENETICS IQ OF PRACTICING CARDIOLOGISTS/NPs/TRAINEES/GCs
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
4:00 p.m.
Interpreting the Genetic Testing Report: From Polygenic Risk Scores to Genome Sequencing Results
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
4:30 p.m.
Cardio-Genetic Counseling: What Do You and Your Patients Need to Know Before and After the Genetic Test
Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC
5:00 p.m.
The State of Precision Cardiovascular Medicine in 2021: The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Experience
Dan Roden, MDCM
5:45 p.m.
Panel Discussion
6:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Friday, October 8, 2021
The live stream schedule will be run in Central Time (CST).
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
DAY 2 – SESSION III – STATE OF GENETIC TESTING FOR MONOGENIC AND POLYGENIC HEART AND VASCULAR DISEASES – PART I
Moderator: Naveen Pereira, MD
7:30 a.m.
The Congenital Long QT Syndromes
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
8:00 a.m.
The Fibrillating Heart
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
8:30 a.m.
The Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathies: ARVC, BrS, and CPVT
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
9:00 a.m.
The Genetic Aortopathies
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:30 a.m.
Illustrative Case
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
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: Iftikhar Kullo, MD
10:30 a.m.
Children and Adults With Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
11:00 a.m.
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Naveen Pereira, MD
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
Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC
12:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion
1:00 p.m.
Lunch
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
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD, Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC, Iftikhar Kullo, MD, Naveen Pereira, MD
3:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Saturday, October 9, 2021
The live stream schedule will be run in Central Time (CST).
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
DAY 3 – SESSION V – GENETIC/PHARMACOGENETIC TESTING FOR…
Moderator: Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC
7:30 a.m.
Familial Pulmonary Hypertension
Naveen Pereira, MD
7:50 a.m.
The Familial Hyperlipidemias
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
8:20 a.m.
Heart Failure
Naveen Pereira, MD
8:50 a.m.
Coronary Heart Disease
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
9:20 a.m.
Illustrative Case
Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC
9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion
10:00 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
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
11:00 a.m.
The Complete Autopsy for Sudden Death in the Young
Joseph Maleszewski, MD
11:30 a.m.
The Most Important Papers in Genetic Heart Disease in 2020 and 2021 for Your Clinical Practice
Naveen Pereira, MD
12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    16.0
  • Nursing
    16.0
  • MOC
    16.0

Price: $600-$750

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