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Program Schedule

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 Welcome & 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 Introductions Moderators
Victoria Shin, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Chris Matchison, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
8:10 AM - 8:40 AM Public Reporting 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
Senior Medical Officer, External Affairs
ACC National Cardiovascular Data Registry
8:40 AM - 9:10 AM Mitral Valve Repair: New Techniques & New Approaches Marc Gillinov, M.D.
Staff Cardiac Surgeon and Judith Pyle Chair in Heart Valve Research
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM Richard Hoffman Memorial Lecture: Aortic Valve Disease Paul Teirstein, M.D.
Chief of Cardiology and Director, Interventional Cardiology
Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
9:40 AM - 10:15 AM Mechanical Approaches to Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: the Role of LAA Closure Matthew Price, M.D.
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Scripss Clinic, La Jolla, CA
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break

Session II

10:30 AM - 10:35 AM Introductions

Moderators
William Averill, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Ankush Chhabra, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

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

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Advanced Heart Failure Jaime Moriguchi, M.D.
Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
11:05 AM - 11:35 AM Contemporary Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease: Welcome to the Future Alan Hirsch, M.D.
Director, Vascular Medicine Program
University of Minnesota Medical School
11:35 AM - 12:10 PM Cardiac Evaluation & Management for Non-Cardiac Surgery: New Evidence & Shifting Sands Kirsten Fleischmann, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch

Session III

1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Introductions

Moderators
Cynthia Williams, M.D.
Director, Diabetes Care
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

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

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

1:05 PM - 1:35 PM What Is Heart Failure with Normal Ejection Fraction & How Can I Treat It? Thomas Heywood, M.D.
Director, Heart Failure Recovery & Research Center
Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
1:35 PM - 2:05 PM How Little Exercise Can I Do & Still Benefit? Paul Thompson, M.D.
Chief of Cardiology
Hartford Hospital, Connecticut
2:05 PM - 2:45 PM Treating Diabetes to Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk Anne Peters, M.D.
Director, USC Clinical Diabetes Program
USC Westside Center for Diabetes
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Break

Session IV

3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Introductions Moderators
Salman Azam, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

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

Sang Ji, M.D.
Electrophysiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

3:05 PM - 3:35 PM Prevention of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Michael Shehata, M.D.
Director, Pacemaker & Defibrillator Clinic
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
3:35 PM - 4:05 PM
The Millennials & e-Learning in Medicine: How Will My Heart Surgeon Know Enough? Craig Baker, M.D.
Chief of Cardiac Surgery, LAC+USC
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery, CardioVascular Thoracic Institute
USC Keck School of Medicine
4:05 PM - 4:35 PM Current Indications & Rationale for Management of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Jack Sun, M.D.
Cardiac Surgeon
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
4:35 PM - 5:05 PM Management of Syncope Matthew Ostrom, M.D.
Electrophysiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
5:05 PM - 5:10 PM Concluding Remarks Mark Lurie, M.D.
Director, Cardiology Program Development
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Melanie and Richard Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute