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Program Schedule

Please note that program schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration/Breakfast

Session I

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Opening Remarks Mark Lurie, M.D.
Director, Cardiology Program Development
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Melanie and Richard Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute
8:05 AM - 8:10 AM Welcome Craig Leach
President & CEO
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
8:10 AM - 8:15 AM Introductions Moderators
Victoria Shin, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Chris Matchison, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
8:15 AM - 8:40 AM ACA & SGR Legislation Efforts for Ensuring Quality: Public Reporting via Hospital & Physician Compare Ralph Brindis, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine and The Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California, San Francisco
Past President, American College of Cardiology
8:40 AM - 9:05 AM Mitral Valve Repair in Functional MR: Any Benefit? Marc Gillinov, M.D.
Staff Cardiac Surgeon and Judith Pyle Chair in Heart Valve Research
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic
9:05 AM - 9:30 AM Aortic Valve Disease Paul Teirstein, M.D.
Chief of Cardiology and Director, Interventional Cardiology
Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices Matthew Price, M.D.
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Scripss Clinic, La Jolla, CA
9:55 AM - 10:20 AM Type A Aortic Dissection Jack Sun, M.D.
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM Break

Session II

10:40 AM - 10:45 AM Introductions Moderators
William Averill, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Ankush Chhabra, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM What Do You Do When Statins Fail Paul Thompson, M.D.
Chief of Cardiology
Hartford Hospital, Connecticut
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM New Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines Paul Thompson, M.D.
Chief of Cardiology
Hartford Hospital, Connecticut
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM Antiplatelet Therapy Matthew Price, M.D.
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
11:50 AM - 12:15 PM Richard Hoffman Memorial Lecture:
CT/MR in Cardiac Disease-Update in Imaging Techniques
John Lesser, M.D.
Director, Cardiovascular MRI and CT
Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
12:15 PM - 12:40 PM Lunch

Session III

12:40 PM - 12:45 PM Introductions Moderators
Cynthia Williams, M.D.
Director, Diabetes Care
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Julie Semper, RN, MSN, CNS
Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM Medical Treatment of Obesity Benjamin Rosin, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
USC Keck School of Medicine
1:10 PM - 1:35 PM Bariatric Surgery Aileen Takahashi, M.D.
Director, Bariatric Surgery
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
1:35 PM - 2:00 PM Update on Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Charles Choe, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine & Clinical Service Chief, Endocrinology
University of California, San Diego
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM Pulmonary Hypertension Ronald Oudiz, M.D.
Director, Liu Center for Pulmonary Hypertension
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break

Session IV

2:45 PM - 2:50 PM Introductions Moderators
Ted Yang, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Victoria Shin, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Roxanna Balter, N.P.
Manager, Heart Failure Program
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

2:50 PM - 3:15 PM Heart Failure Update Thomas Heywood, M.D.
Director, Heart Failure Recovery and Research Center
Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
3:15 PM - 3:40 PM Palliative Care in Heart Failure Eric Adler, M.D.
Director, Cardiac Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support
University of California, San Diego
3:40 PM - 4:05 PM Update in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation Matthew Ostrom, M.D.
Electrophysiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
4:05 PM - 4:30 PM High Risk Coronary Artery Disease Ray Matthews, M.D.,
Director, Interventional Cardiology
USC University Hospital
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM Concluding Remarks Mark Lurie, M.D.
Director, Cardiology Program Development
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Melanie and Richard Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute